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British Birds -Names~Facts~Myths by Geoff Green
Price: $12.50 USD. Words: 50,930. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Ornithology
A book exploring the intriguing world of the meaning of the names of 231 British birds, giving an insight into how birds were given their names. Uniquely the book explores all three name categories for birds - local, vernacular and scientific names, supplemented with interesting facts, data and insights about birds. Enjoy this book as a serendipity of the meanings of the British bird names.
The Mockingbird Speaks by Dave Ruch
Price: $2.69 USD. Words: 13,440. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Ornithology
THE MOCKINGBIRD SPEAKS tells of how I came to reconnect with my real self and change my mindset for the better by watching neighborhood birds and extracting truisms from their behavior. I learned to overcome some deep-rooted fears, to understand the need to constantly adapt and to throw away stereotypes and in the book I illustrate these lessons with case studies of inspirational people.
Choices by Donna Lewis
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 760. Language: American English. Published: June 7, 2014 by William R. Parks. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Nature & the Natural World / Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Ornithology
This book is published as a paperback and e-book by William R. Parks: www.wrparks.com The book teaches young children how to identify backyard birds by their color. "Choices" is a make believe story about birds choosing the colors of their feathers written by Donna Lewis & illustrated by Doris Rapp. Lewis wrote two other popular children's books: "Peppi Puffin to the Rescue" & "Time to Fly."
Birds of Eastern China (Part Two) by Brian Westland
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 13,360. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Ornithology
This book serves as an introduction to the rich and varied bird life of Eastern China.
Bald Eagles in Alaska by Bruce Wright
Price: Free! Words: 150,840. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Ornithology
We believe this book is still the best compilation of information about Bald Eagles in Alaska and therefore will be useful to scientists, resource managers, students and the public. Therefore we are pleased to offer this compilation to major libraries in Alaska and via the internet.
Introducing the Birds of Wolli Creek by Justin Cahill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,650. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Ornithology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
This is a short, up-to-date account to the birds found along Wolli Creek, the last substantial remnant of the natural environment in Sydney's inner south-west. It is written for those new to the Valley and interested in its natural history.
Birds of Western Wolli Creek: A case study in local extinction by Justin Cahill
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,490. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Ornithology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
This is a study of the birds found in the western part of the Wolli Creek Valley, about 8km from Sydney's CDB. It also serves as a case study of the increasing localised extinction of native birds in Sydney. This development, which has received little media attention, mirrors broader loss of native birds across south-eastern Australia.
Alfred John North: In Justice and Fairness to Myself by Justin Cahill
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,810. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Ornithology
Alfred John North was one of Australia's pioneer ornithologists. He was the author of Nests and Eggs of Birds Found Breeding in Australia and Tasmania (1901-1914), which remains a standard reference work today. While often maligned by his critics, the discovery of North's diary and private papers show him to have been a scientist of the highest calibre.
Betsy the Hummingbird's Colorado Summer Adventures by Paul Grogger
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,350. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Ornithology
This is the story of Betsy the Broad-tailed Hummingbird's adventures as she travels from the edge of Colorado Springs to Rocky Mountain National Park and meets over 20 fascinating species of birds and other friends along the way. The story is illustrated with stunning photographs of birds and contains supplementary scientific information about each of the birds.
Photo Dictionary: Pictures of Birds by Miriam Kinai
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 420. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Ornithology
Photo Dictionary: Pictures of Birds contains photographs of birds like cordon-bleu, crane, curaco, eagle, godwit, guinea fowl, hawk, hoopoe, hornbill, kingfisher, lovebird, marabou stork, owl, parrot, pigeon, roller, sandgrouse, sparrow, thrush, weaver to help you identify them and appreciate their beauty.
Birds of the Pacific Northwest: How to Identify 25 of the Most Popular Backyard Birds by Sally Dinius
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Ornithology, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Birds of the Pacific Northwest: How to Identify 25 of the Most Popular Backyard Birds will be your go-to guide when you need help identifying the birds at your feeders. Besides discovering more about your favorite birds, you'll learn about their habitats, how they nest, their sometimes-quirky behaviors, and when you're most likely to see them visiting your backyard.