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Woodpeckers of North America
Woodpeckers of North America
by Frances Backhouse
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Indo-European expansion, the Exodus, Polynesian and Greek colonization, and the Romans A comprehensive, profusely illustrated natural history of all 28 North American species of woodpeckers. Medieval civilizations on the move -- Barbarians, Vikings... (read more)

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An Eagle Named Freedom: My True Story of a Remarkable Friendship
An Eagle Named Freedom: My True Story of a Remarkable Friendship
by Jeff Guidry
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From the moment Jeff Guidry saw the emaciated baby eagle with broken wings, his life was changed. For weeks he and the staff at Sarvey Wildlife Care Center tended to the grievously injured bird. Miraculously, she recovered, and Jeff, a center volunteer... (read more)

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How Fast Can a Falcon Dive?: Fascinating Answers to Questions about Birds of Prey (Animal Q & A)
How Fast Can a Falcon Dive?: Fascinating Answers to Questions about Birds of Prey (Animal Q & A)
by Peter Capainolo
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How Fast Can a Falcon Dive? explores the world of raptors in a way that will appeal to bird lovers and biology enthusiasts alike. This colorful volume is complete with more than fifty-five color and black and white images from photographers and artists... (read more)

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The Mating Lives of Birds
The Mating Lives of Birds
by James Parry
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andlt;Pandgt;Birdsong may seem to us to be the purest expression of joy, but in fact when a male bird bursts into melodious song, he is warning off other males and advertising his availability to females. He may also engage in spectacular displays of... (read more)

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The Music of Wild Birds
The Music of Wild Birds
by Judy Pelikan
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F. Schyuler Matthews's Field Book of Wild Birds and Their Music. A classic--updated and beautifully illustrated--this completely original field guide will strike a chord with birders everywhere.... (read more)

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A Red Bird in a Brown Bag: The Function and Evolution of Colorful Plumage in the House Finch (Oxford Ornithology Series)
A Red Bird in a Brown Bag: The Function and Evolution of Colorful Plumage in the House Finch (Oxford Ornithology Series)
by Geoffrey E Hill
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This is an account of studies of the function and evolution of colorful plumage in the House Finch. It is also an engaging study on the evolution of sexual selection in birds and a lively portrait of the challenges and constraints of experimental design... (read more)

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Raptors: Birds of Prey
Raptors: Birds of Prey
by John Hendrickson
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A showcase for the world's most magnificent birds of prey -- eagles, hawks, falcons, owls, and vultures -- this comprehensive volume offers an exciting glimpse into the world of raptors, their unique adaptations, and their remarkable ability to survive... (read more)

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Birdology: Adventures with a Pack of Hens, a Peck of Pigeons, Cantankerous Crows, Fierce Falcons, Hip Hop Parrots, Baby Hummingbirds, and One Murderously Big Living Dinosaur
Birdology: Adventures with a Pack of Hens, a Peck of Pigeons, Cantankerous Crows, Fierce Falcons, Hip Hop Parrots, Baby Hummingbirds, and One Murderously Big Living Dinosaur
by Sy Montgomery
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Meet the ladies: a flock of smart, affectionate, highly individualistic chickens who visit their favorite neighbors, devise different ways to hide from foxes, and mob the author like she's a rock star. In these pages you'll also meet Maya and Zuni, two... (read more)

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Imperial Dreams: Tracking the Imperial Woodpecker Through the Wild Sierra Madre
Imperial Dreams: Tracking the Imperial Woodpecker Through the Wild Sierra Madre
by Tim Gallagher
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Naturalist Tim Gallagher journeys deep into the savagely beautiful Sierra Madre, home to rich wildlife and other natural treasures — and also to Mexican drug cartels — in a dangerous quest to locate the rarest bird in the world — the... (read more)

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Intriguing Owls: Extraordinary Images and Insight
Intriguing Owls: Extraordinary Images and Insight
by Stan Tekiela
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Get this one-of-a-kind collection of photographs and facts depicting the lives of owls, from habitat and diet to mating and nesting. The headings and small text blocks complement Stanís stunning photography for pleasurable, easy browsing.... (read more)

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The Wind Birds: Shorebirds of North America
The Wind Birds: Shorebirds of North America
by Peter Matthiessen
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In this nature-writing classic, the National-Book-Award-winning author of such works as Killing Mister Watson, Far Tortuga, The Snow Leopard, and At Play in Fields of the Lord captures the essence of the world's most fascinating group of birds, conveying... (read more)

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Garden Birds of America
Garden Birds of America
by George Harrison
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-- Here is a vivid color portfolio of 60 of America's most popular, most interesting, most colorful garden birds. But not just a lush coffee-table book, Garden Birds of America, is loaded with natural history vignettes of the birds themselves, and... (read more)

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Love of Loons
Love of Loons
by Kate Crowley
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This top-selling series introduces the wild creatures of the world and examines the natural world. Good general introductions for ages 10+, these volumes contain the knowledge, personal experiences, and research of leading naturalists and scientists... (read more)

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Rosie: My Rufous Hummingbird
Rosie: My Rufous Hummingbird
by Arnette Heidcamp
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The author of A Hummingbird in My House relates another true account of a hummingbird who took winter refuge in her upstate New York house. This time her visitor was a female Rufous hummingbird that was 2,000 miles from its home.... (read more)

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Dangerous Birds
Dangerous Birds
by Janet Lembke
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The stories in this book deal most obviously with birds. They are meant as an aviary housing a hodgepodge of species - some that are easily seen, some that aren't, and some that can't be seen at all. Honest-to-goodness field-guide birds, the sort that... (read more)

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Peregrine Falcon
Peregrine Falcon
by Patrick Stirling Aird
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A comprehensive introduction to the formidable winged hunter. Peregrine falcons are famous for their speed--in excess of 200 miles per hour--and their ability to capture prey in mid-flight. That same speed and a preference for inaccessible roosting... (read more)

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Galapagos Diary
Galapagos Diary
by Hermann Heinzel
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Mysterious, remote, and home to many strange and marvelous creatures, the Galapagos archipelago is a bird watchers' paradise. Here one can find penguins on the Equator, the flightless cormorant, the renowned finches who played a role in Charles Darwin's... (read more)

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Hummingbirds: A Life-Size Guide to Every Species
Hummingbirds: A Life-Size Guide to Every Species
by Michael Fogden
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Feathers: A Beautiful Look at a Bird's Most Unique Feature
Feathers: A Beautiful Look at a Bird's Most Unique Feature
by Stan Tekiela
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Nest: An Artist's Sketchbook
Nest: An Artist's Sketchbook
by Maryjo Koch
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