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Fastest Things on Wings: Rescuing Hummingbirds in Hollywood
Fastest Things on Wings: Rescuing Hummingbirds in Hollywood
by Terry Masear
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A heartwarming account of the trials and triumphs a hummingbird rehabber encounters while caring for her tiny, fragile patients Before he collided with a limousine, Gabriel, an Anna's hummingbird with a head and throat cloaked in iridescent magenta... (read more)

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Crow Planet: Essential Wisdom from the Urban Wilderness
Crow Planet: Essential Wisdom from the Urban Wilderness
by Lyanda Lynn Haupt
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There are more crows now than ever. Their abundance is both a sign of ecological imbalance and a generous opportunity to connect with the animal world. Crow Planet is a call to experience the wildlife in our midst, reminding us that we don't have to head... (read more)

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Gifts of the Crow: How Perception, Emotion, and Thought Allow Smart Birds to Behave Like Humans
Gifts of the Crow: How Perception, Emotion, and Thought Allow Smart Birds to Behave Like Humans
by John Marzluff and Tony Angell
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Stan Coren’s groundbreaking The Intelligence of Dogs meets Bernd Heinrich’s classic Mind of the Raven in this astonishing, beautifully illustrated look at the uncanny intelligence and emotions of crows. New research indicates that crows are... (read more)

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In the Company of Crows and Ravens
In the Company of Crows and Ravens
by John M. Marzluff and Tony Angell
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"This book makes veryand#160;enjoyable reading due to its well-balanced combinationand#160;of vivid ethnographic prose and jargon-freeand#160;theoretical interpretation. It is highly recommendedand#160;for lecturers and students in anthropologyand#160... (read more)

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Amazing Hummingbirds: Unique Images and Characteristics
Amazing Hummingbirds: Unique Images and Characteristics
by Stan Tekiela
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Award-winning author/photographer Stan Tekielaís book demonstrates why hummingbirds are among the most beloved backyard visitors. Page upon page of unique photos and fascinating details blend together to present the hummingbird like never before.... (read more)

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The Complete Book of Hummingbirds
The Complete Book of Hummingbirds
by Tony Tilford
About the Author
Tony Tilford has had a passion for wildlife since childhood. Much of his spare time has been dedicated to the study and photography of birds, and he has written and contributed to many books and accumulated a huge library of color photographs. He lives... (read more)

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The Hummingbird Book: The Complete Guide to Attracting, Identifying, and Enjoying Hummingbirds
The Hummingbird Book: The Complete Guide to Attracting, Identifying, and Enjoying Hummingbirds
by Don Stokes
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Attract amazing hummingbirds to your backyard! With this comprehensive, beautifully illustrated guide, you'll find it easy to attract these tiny jewel-like birds to your own yard. The Stokes Hummingbird Book provides all the information you need to bring... (read more)

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The Birds of Heaven: Travels with Cranes
The Birds of Heaven: Travels with Cranes
by Peter Matthiessen
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“You dont have to be a ‘craniac . . . to appreciate [this book] . . . All you really need is a passion for prose as good as it gets.” —Chicago Tribune In legend, cranes often figure as harbingers of heaven and omens of... (read more)

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World of Hummingbirds
World of Hummingbirds
by Erik Hanson
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Offers a rare, behind-the-scenes look at the workings of the president's plane--a technological wonder equipped with advanced communications systems and top-secret, high-tech defenses--and relives some of the most remarkable moments in the history of Air... (read more)

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Sparrow (Animal)
Sparrow (Animal)
by Kim Todd
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Innocent. Invader. Lover. Thief. Sparrows are everywhere and wear many guises. Able to live in the Arctic and the desert, from Beijing to San Francisco, the house sparrow is the most ubiquitous wild bird in the world. They are the subject of elegies by... (read more)

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Mind of the Raven: Investigations and Adventures with Wolf-Birds (P.S.)
Mind of the Raven: Investigations and Adventures with Wolf-Birds (P.S.)
by Bernd Heinrich
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andquot;One comes away from Reissandrsquo;s book agreeing that andlsquo;dolphins are among the smartest creatures on the planetandrsquo; and that they merit not just our attention but our care and protection.andquot;andmdash;New York Times For centuries,... (read more)

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Hummingbirds
Hummingbirds
by Ronald Orenstein.
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"This perfect coffee table book captures the dazzling and fascinating world of the remarkable hovering bird unique to the Americas. Author Ronald Orenstein, a zoologist, lawyer and wild life conservationist, explains in layman's terms many... (read more)

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The Complete Book of Hummingbirds
The Complete Book of Hummingbirds
by Tony Tilford
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Often called "jewels in flight" due to their brilliant plumage, the tiny hummingbird is a welcome friend in gardens and on patios everywhere. These fascinating little avians have long captured our imagination with their spectacular beauty and magical... (read more)

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Illumination in the Flatwoods: a Season With the Wild Turkey (06 Edition)
Illumination in the Flatwoods: a Season With the Wild Turkey (06 Edition)
by Joe Hutto
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When Joe Hutto began his experiment in imprinting two dozen wild turkey—in the tradition of the great animal behaviorist, Konrad Lorenz—he had no idea that it would change his life. Told with skill and humor, and vibrating with the... (read more)

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The Stokes Purple Martin Book: The Complete Guide to Attracting and Housing Purple Martins
The Stokes Purple Martin Book: The Complete Guide to Attracting and Housing Purple Martins
by Donald W Stokes
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Copiously illustrated with maps, line drawings, and full-color photographs, this large paperback books contains the essential information that backyard nature enthusiasts want and need -- to attract, identify, and understand purple martins to their... (read more)

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Ecology and Management of the Mourning Dove (A Wildlife Management Institute Book)
Ecology and Management of the Mourning Dove (A Wildlife Management Institute Book)
by Thomas S. Baskett
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Nicely published (apparently with subsidy) by the Wildlife Management Institute, Washington, D.C. Comprehensively deals with the most numerous, widespread, and heavily hunted of North American gamebirds. Among the topics covered in 29 contributions... (read more)

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Dreambirds: The Strange History of the Ostrich in Fashion, Food, and Fortune
Dreambirds: The Strange History of the Ostrich in Fashion, Food, and Fortune
by Rob Nixon
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"The book does what the awkward bird Nixon clearly loves cannot: it soars."--The New Yorker "Witty and informative...there are plenty of characters in Nixon's book who can hold their own against [the ostrich's] flamboyance."--Alida Becker, The New York... (read more)

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Band-Tailed Pigeon: Wilderness Bird at Risk
Band-Tailed Pigeon: Wilderness Bird at Risk
by Worth Mathewson
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As journalist Mathewson points out, band-tailed pigeons have lost too much of their natural habitats, and as a result the population of his favorite hunting bird has fallen precipitously. Mathewson writes of his personal relationship with the band... (read more)

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Mind of the Raven: Investigations and Adventures with Wolf-Birds
Mind of the Raven: Investigations and Adventures with Wolf-Birds
by Bernd Heinrich
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In Mind of the Raven, Bernd Heinrich, award - winning naturalist, finds himself dreaming of ravens and decides he must get to the truth about this animal reputed to be so intelligent. Much like a sleuth, Heinrich involves us in his quest, letting one... (read more)

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Cotingas and Manakins
Cotingas and Manakins
by Guy M Kirwan
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"Cotingas and Manakins is a major contribution to the literature on what is a most charismatic group of birds. The scholarship is exemplary and the plates by Eustace Barnes are nicely executed. The photographic coverage is superior, particularly given... (read more)

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