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Feathers: The Evolution of a Natural Miracle
Feathers: The Evolution of a Natural Miracle
by Thor Hanson
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Feathers are an evolutionary marvel: aerodynamic, insulating, beguiling. They date back more than 100 million years. Yet their story has never been fully told. In Feathers, biologist Thor Hanson details a sweeping natural history, as feathers have been... (read more)

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The Thing with Feathers: The Surprising Lives of Birds and What They Reveal about Being Human
The Thing with Feathers: The Surprising Lives of Birds and What They Reveal about Being Human
by Noah Strycker
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An entertaining and profound look at the lives of birds, illuminating their surprising world—and deep connection with humanity. Birds are highly intelligent animals, yet their intelligence is dramatically different from our own and has been little... (read more)

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What the Robin Knows: How Birds Reveal the Secrets of the Natural World
What the Robin Knows: How Birds Reveal the Secrets of the Natural World
by Jon Young
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A lifelong birder, tracker, and naturalist, Jon Young is guided in his work and teaching by three basic premises: the robin, junco, and other songbirds know everything important about their environment, be it backyard or forest; by tuning in to their... (read more)

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Living on the Wind: Across the Hemisphere with Migratory Birds
Living on the Wind: Across the Hemisphere with Migratory Birds
by Scott Weidensaul
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Bird migration is the world's only true unifying natural phenomenon, stitching the continents together in a way that even the great weather systems fail to do. Scott Weidensaul follows awesome kettles of hawks over the Mexican coastal plains, bar-tailed... (read more)

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The Singing Life of Birds: The Art and Science of Listening to Birdsong with CD (Audio)
The Singing Life of Birds: The Art and Science of Listening to Birdsong with CD (Audio)
by Donald Kroodsma
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Listen to birds sing as you've never listened before, as the world-renowned birdsong expert Donald Kroodsma takes you on personal journeys of discovery and intrigue. Read stories of wrens and robins, thrushes and thrashers, warblers and whip-poor-wills... (read more)

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The Singing Life of Birds: The Art and Science of Listening to Birdsong with CD (Audio)
The Singing Life of Birds: The Art and Science of Listening to Birdsong with CD (Audio)
by Donald Kroodsma
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The Singing Life of Birds is a fascinating read for anyone who yearns to understand the hidden dramas unfolding in his or her own back yard. Through highly personal stories, Donald Kroodsma puts the reader inside the mind of a research scientist to... (read more)

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National Geographic Bird Coloration
National Geographic Bird Coloration
by Geoffrey E Hill
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Why is a cardinal red or a bluebird blue? Why do some birds have plumage that is intensely colored—is it pigment, light, gender, robust health, or some combination of all four? What roles do disease, climate, and wear and tear play in this process... (read more)

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Music of the Birds: A Celebration of Bird Song with CD (Audio)
Music of the Birds: A Celebration of Bird Song with CD (Audio)
by Lang Elliott
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We humans have strong emotional responses to the voices of the birds. Their songs can soothe the spirit and bring joy to our lives. They can also, like Poe's raven, arouse darker feelings. Listening to their melodic notes, we wonder, are birds really... (read more)

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Guide To Bird Behavior Volume 3
Guide To Bird Behavior Volume 3
by Lillian Stokes
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With these handy paperback reference guides, illustrated throughout with black-and-white line drawings, nature watchers know what to look for and how to interpret what they see. Whether carried into the field or consulted at home, these books provide... (read more)

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Why Birds Do That
Why Birds Do That
by Michael Furtman
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There's little question that life without birds around would be boring indeed. Birds provide endless fascination and entertainment for millions of people, whether we live in the city or in the country. From their evocative songs, to their sometimes... (read more)

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Music of the Birds: A Celebration of Bird Song with CD (Audio)
Music of the Birds: A Celebration of Bird Song with CD (Audio)
by Lang Elliott
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We humans have strong emotional responses to the voices of the birds. Their songs can soothe the spirit and bring joy to our lives. They can also, like Poe's raven, arouse darker feelings. Listening to their melodic notes, we wonder, are birds really... (read more)

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Video Surveillance of Nesting Birds (Studies in Avian Biology)
Video Surveillance of Nesting Birds (Studies in Avian Biology)
by Christine Ann Ribic
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Declining bird populations, especially those that breed in North American grasslands, have stimulated extensive research on factors that affect nest failure and reduced reproductive success. Until now, this research has been hampered by the difficulties... (read more)

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How Birds Migrate
How Birds Migrate
by Paul Kerlinger
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Unveils the mysteries of bird migration. Ornithologist Paul Kerlinger writes in an engaging style for all bird lovers. An excellent, popular, yet authoritative explanation. --Library... (read more)

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Common Bird Songs with CD (Audio)
Common Bird Songs with CD (Audio)
by Donald J Borror
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Prepared by one of the nation's foremost experts in animal sound responses, this book and recording were carefully planned to aid the birdwatcher or nature lover in recognizing common American birds by their song or call. A compact disk reproduces the... (read more)

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Birds in Love: The Secret Courting & Mating Rituals of Extraordinary Birds
Birds in Love: The Secret Courting & Mating Rituals of Extraordinary Birds
by Jean Léveillé
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Birds in Love is the first natural history of the hidden love life of the feathered world. The courting rituals of birds are the most fascinating of all avian behavior to birders and ornithologists—dazzling plumage displays, mating dances, and... (read more)

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The Songs of Wild Birds with CD (Audio)
The Songs of Wild Birds with CD (Audio)
by Lang Elliott
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The Songs of Wild Birds is a unique introduction to the voices of more than fifty native birds. Along with beautiful songbirds, the book features owls, rails, bitterns, snipe, and a host of lesser-known birds that make strange, curious, or bizarre sounds.... (read more)

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The Private Lives of Birds: A Scientist Reveals the Intricacies of Avian Social Life
The Private Lives of Birds: A Scientist Reveals the Intricacies of Avian Social Life
by Bridget Stutchbury
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Biologist Bridget Stutchbury takes readers along on her escapades as a bird detective, stalking subjects through the woods for hours, taking blood samples from nestlings for DNA analysis, and mounting miniature tracking devices on tiny backs. She... (read more)

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Nests: Fifty Nests and the Birds That Built Them
Nests: Fifty Nests and the Birds That Built Them
by Sharon Beals
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Sharon Beals' gorgeous photographs of nests offer a new window onto the life and beauty of birds. Drawn from the collections of the California Academy of Sciences, the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at UC Berkeley, and the Western Foundation of Vertebrate... (read more)

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The Migration Ecology of Birds
The Migration Ecology of Birds
by Ian Newton
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This book presents an up-to-date, detailed and thorough review of the most fascinating ecological findings of bird migration. It deals with all aspects of this absorbing subject, including the problems of navigation and vagrancy, the timing and... (read more)

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Ecology of Bird Communities #1: The Ecology of Bird Communities: Volume 1, Foundations and Patterns
Ecology of Bird Communities #1: The Ecology of Bird Communities: Volume 1, Foundations and Patterns
by John A Wiens
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These two books represent a synthesis and critical evaluation of studies conducted on bird communities, or sets of bird species that occur together. Drawing from studies conducted throughout the world, they review in detail what is known about the... (read more)

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