Books tagged: ornithology

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Why Do Hummingbirds Humm?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
This is a guide to attracting hummingbirds to your yard. It gives advice not only on attracting them but also on caring for them. The author's advice is based on several years of experience working with hummingbirds.
Let the Shadows Fall Behind You
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,800. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Brannagh’s boyfriend, Nikki, disappears on a bird count up north, she returns home for a reunion of the childhood club Tuatha-de-Dananns. In grade school, they vowed to 'protect one another's self-a-steam forever.' As Brannagh tries to solve the mystery behind Nikki's vanishing, she begins to suspect that someone might be taking the club's oath too far...even to the point of murder.
Feathers: A Comedic Ornithological Melodrama
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,500. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
A retired professor revisits the Pacific to update his famous book on island birds, but in a comedy of errors he inadvertently foils a revolution--and also finds romance. Great fun!
Betsy the Hummingbird's Colorado Summer Adventures
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.
Alfred John North: In Justice and Fairness to Myself
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.
Birds of Western Wolli Creek: A case study in local extinction
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.
Introducing the Birds of Wolli Creek
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.
Choices
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."
Indigo Bunting
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
Indigo buntings are common songbirds that range from the southeastern United States, to New York, the Great Plains, New Mexico, Arizona, and the southern portions of Canadian provinces. I'm intrigued that a male indigo is oblivious to the hottest weather on summer days. One source I have used tells us that even in this heat a male indigo sings 6 songs per minute and as many as 4,320 songs per day.
British Birds -Names~Facts~Myths
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.