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Gods of the Morning: A Bird's-Eye View of a Changing World
Gods of the Morning: A Bird's-Eye View of a Changing World
by John Lister-kaye
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follows the year through the turning of the seasons at Aigas, the Highlands estate John Lister-Kaye has transformed into a world-renowned wildlife center. John's affection, wisdom and lyricism sings off every page, bringing the natural world around him... (read more)

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The Last Flight of the Scarlet Macaw: One Woman's Fight to Save the World's Most Beautiful Bird
The Last Flight of the Scarlet Macaw: One Woman's Fight to Save the World's Most Beautiful Bird
by Bruce Barcott
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“Thrilling . . . Barcott mashes up adventure, nature writing and biography in a steamy climate of corruption and intrigue.” -The New York Times Book Review “An absorbing narrative about an unheralded and faraway environmental battle... (read more)

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The Birds of Pandemonium: Life Among the Exotic and the Endangered
The Birds of Pandemonium: Life Among the Exotic and the Endangered
by Michele Raffin
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“A DELIGHTFUL ACCOUNT. It's appeal is ageless, Raffin's descriptions are riveting, and her devotion to the birds is remarkable.” —Joanna Burger, author of The Parrot Who Owns Me “A fascinating and rarely seen glimpse... (read more)

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Rare Birds: The Extraordinary Tale of the Bermuda Petrel and the Man Who Brought It Back from Extinction
Rare Birds: The Extraordinary Tale of the Bermuda Petrel and the Man Who Brought It Back from Extinction
by Elizabeth Gehrman
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The inspiring story of David Wingate, a living legend among birders, who brought the Bermuda petrel back from presumed extinction   Rare Birds is a tale of obsession, of hope, of fighting for redemption against incredible odds. It is the story of... (read more)

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Bird Watch: A Survey of Planet Earth's Changing Ecosystems
Bird Watch: A Survey of Planet Earth's Changing Ecosystems
by Martin Walters
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From the tufted puffin in the Pacific Northwest to the hook-billed hermit in the Brazilian rainforest, birds suffer from the effects of climate change in every corner of the globe. Scientists have found declines of up to 90 percent in some troubled bird... (read more)

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Flight Ways: Life and Loss at the Edge of Extinction (Critical Perspectives on Animals: Theory, Culture, Science a)
Flight Ways: Life and Loss at the Edge of Extinction (Critical Perspectives on Animals: Theory, Culture, Science a)
by Thom Van Dooren
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"Looking holistically at the process and fact of extinction, van Dooren, an environmental philosopher and anthropologist from Australia's University of New South Wales, poses provocative questions about the meaning of species loss. Van Dooren arranges... (read more)

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On Rare Birds
On Rare Birds
by Anita Albus
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Weaving together natural historyand investigative reporting with mythological and cultural material, On Rare Birds tells the compelling stories of ten rare or extinct bird species—from the tragic demise of the once-abundant Passenger Pigeon to... (read more)

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Say Goodbye to the Cuckoo: Migratory Birds and the Impending Ecological Catastrophe
Say Goodbye to the Cuckoo: Migratory Birds and the Impending Ecological Catastrophe
by Michael Mccarthy
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The return of migrant birds from their wintering grounds in the tropics is one of the delights of America's spring, as anyone will testify whose heart has leapt in April or May at the first liquid song of the woodthrush, or the first black-and-orange... (read more)

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Atlas of Rare Birds
Atlas of Rare Birds
by Dominic Couzens
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andlt;Pandgt;This book offers a guide to some of the rarest birds in existence, with maps that show where to find them. Focusing on fifty captivating stories of the very rare, it describes remarkable discoveries of species not seen for centuries and... (read more)

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The Passenger Pigeon
The Passenger Pigeon
by Errol Fuller
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At the start of the nineteenth century, Passenger Pigeons were perhaps the most abundant birds on the planet, numbering literally in the billions. The flocks were so large and so dense that they blackened the skies, even blotting out the sun for days at... (read more)

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Rare Birds: The Extraordinary Tale of the Bermuda Petrel and the Man Who Brought It Back from Extinction
Rare Birds: The Extraordinary Tale of the Bermuda Petrel and the Man Who Brought It Back from Extinction
by Elizabeth Gehrman
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The inspiring story of David Wingate, a living legend among birders, who brought the Bermuda petrel back from presumed extinction   David Wingate is known in Bermuda as the birdman and in the international conservation community as a living legend... (read more)

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The Passenger Pigeon
The Passenger Pigeon
by John James Audubon
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The great American naturalist John James Audubon is best known for his beautiful drawings of birds, collected in The Birds of America (1827-1838). The five-volume Ornithological Biography, a companion to the collection of drawings, was published in 1831... (read more)

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A Message from Martha: The Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon and Its Relevance Today (Natural History Narratives)
A Message from Martha: The Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon and Its Relevance Today (Natural History Narratives)
by Mark Avery
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 September 1st, 2014 sees the centenary of one of the best-documented extinctions in history—the demise of the Passenger Pigeon. From being the commonest bird on the planet 50 years earlier, the species became extinct when Martha, the last... (read more)

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The Race to Save the Lord God Bird
The Race to Save the Lord God Bird
by Phillip Hoose
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"What a wonderful book! How we got into a biodiversity crisis and how we might begin to get out of it, all captured in the suspenseful, many-threaded tale of the race to save the Ivory-billed Woodpecker. Hoose is especially adept at depicting the... (read more)

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Silence of the Songbirds: How We Are Losing the World's Songbirds and What We Can Do to Save Them
Silence of the Songbirds: How We Are Losing the World's Songbirds and What We Can Do to Save Them
by Bridget Stutchbury
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A distinguished scientist reveals how we are losing the worlds songbirds, why this predicts widespread environmental problems, and what we can do to save the birds and their habitats. Wood thrush, bobolinks, the Eastern kingbird—migratory... (read more)

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The Race to Save the World's Rarest Bird: The Discovery and Death of the Poouli
The Race to Save the World's Rarest Bird: The Discovery and Death of the Poouli
by Alvin Powell
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Real-life scientific adventure A thought-provoking exploration of how the Endangered Species Act works--and how it fails Thirty years ago, researchers discovered a previously unknown species of bird in the rain-soaked and remote mountains of Hawaii. As... (read more)

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Cerulean Blues: A Personal Search for a Vanishing Songbird
Cerulean Blues: A Personal Search for a Vanishing Songbird
by Katie Fallon
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Taking the reader from the mountains of Appalachia to a coffee plantation near Bogotá, Colombia, this investigation into the plight of the cerulean warbler—a tiny migratory songbird—describes its struggle to survive in ever-shrinking... (read more)

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The Grail Bird: Hot on the Trail of the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker
The Grail Bird: Hot on the Trail of the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker
by Tim Gallagher
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In April 2005, a startling announcement made national and international news: the ivory-billed woodpecker, a bird thought to be extinct for nearly sixty years, had been sighted. The story behind this incredible discovery began more than a year earlier... (read more)

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Where Have All the Birds Gone?: Essays on the Biology and Conservation of Birds That Migrate to the American Tropics
Where Have All the Birds Gone?: Essays on the Biology and Conservation of Birds That Migrate to the American Tropics
by John Terborgh
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"Things are going wrong with our environment," writes John Terborgh, "even the parts of it that are nominally protected. If we wait until all the answers are in, we may find ourselves in a much worse predicament than if we had taken notice of the problem... (read more)

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Silence of the Songbirds
Silence of the Songbirds
by Bridget Stutchbury
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A distinguished scientist reveals how we are losing the world's songbirds, why this predicts widespread environmental problems, and what we can do to save the birds and their habitats. Wood thrush, bobolinks, the Eastern kingbird--migratory songbirds are... (read more)

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