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Birds of an Iowa Dooryard (Bur Oak Book)
Birds of an Iowa Dooryard (Bur Oak Book)
by Althea R Sherman
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Written in the early part of this century, Birds of an Iowa Dooryard is full of meticulous and witty observations of species both avian and human.... (read more)

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Penguins in the Wild
Penguins in the Wild
by David Tipling
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The extraordinary and adorable antics of penguins attract thousands of tourists every year to remote and icy locations. Penguins never fail to make people smile; wild penguins waddle up and inspect us as if we were just another kind of flightless... (read more)

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On the Wings of a North Wind: A Journey with Waterfowl
On the Wings of a North Wind: A Journey with Waterfowl
by Michael Furtman
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Celebrate the fall migration of ducks and geese, and explore the problems facing waterfowl. Read the story of one man's efforts to gain information about this perennial migration and the problems these birds face with today's changing landscapes.... (read more)

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Corrie Herring Hooks Series #56: Golden Wings and Other Stories about Birders and Birding
Corrie Herring Hooks Series #56: Golden Wings and Other Stories about Birders and Birding
by Pete Dunne
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Written with his signature wit and insight, they cover everything from a moment of awed communion with a Wandering Albatross ("the most beautiful thing I'd ever seen") to Dunne's imagined "perfect bird" ("The Perfect Bird is the size of a turkey, has the... (read more)

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On the Wing: To the Edge of the Earth with the Peregrine Falcon
On the Wing: To the Edge of the Earth with the Peregrine Falcon
by Alan Tennant
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In this extraordinary narrative, Alan Tennant, a passionate observer of nature, recounts his all-out effort to radio-track the transcontinental migration of the peregrine falcon — an investigation no one before him had ever taken to such lengths.... (read more)

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The National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds: Eastern Region
The National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds: Eastern Region
by Audubon
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The Illustrated Guide to Ducks and Geese and Other Domestic Fowl: How to Choose Them. How to Keep Them.
The Illustrated Guide to Ducks and Geese and Other Domestic Fowl: How to Choose Them. How to Keep Them.
by Celia Lewis
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Across the country, backyard birds are a growing trend-an extension of the urban farming movement. With just a little land and available water, you can raise all kinds of domestic fowl: ducks and geese, as well as turkeys, guinea fowl, quails, and... (read more)

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National Geographic Field Guide to Birds: Washington & Oregon (National Geographic Field Guide to Birds)
National Geographic Field Guide to Birds: Washington & Oregon (National Geographic Field Guide to Birds)
by National Geographic
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Featuring as many as 175 birds apiece and nearly 300 photographs, illustrations and maps, this handy, informative book adds two Pacific Northwestern states to National Geographic's growing series of field guides. Like its predecessors, this guide... (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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Caring for orphaned animals at her own zoo in the tropical country of Belize, Sharon Matola became one of Central Americas greatest wildlife defenders. And when powerful outside forces conspired with the local government to build a dam that would flood... (read more)

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Common Birds of Egypt
Common Birds of Egypt
by Bertel Bruun
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More than 100 of Egypt's most common bird species are illustrated in color and described in both English and Arabic in this fully revised edition of a favorite book. An introduction provides notes on habitats, migration, conservation, and where to watch... (read more)

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The North Shore Birding Trail: A Guide to Birding Minnesota's North Shore of Lake Superior from Duluth to Grand Portage
The North Shore Birding Trail: A Guide to Birding Minnesota's North Shore of Lake Superior from Duluth to Grand Portage
by Audubon Minnesota
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Get this ideal supplement for any hiker, camper, hunter or anyone else who enjoys being in nature. The convenient, portable, easy-to-use guide provides you with detailed information on over 50 of the best sites to see birds along the North Shore.... (read more)

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Birdwatching (Collins Discover)
Birdwatching (Collins Discover)
by Rob Hume
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Collins Discover: Birdwatching is your one-step guide to observing and identifying the birds in your garden and in the wild This highly illustrated, practical reference provides you with all the information you need to discover birds, including details... (read more)

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W. L. Moody, Jr., Natural History #36: Birding the Southwestern National Parks
W. L. Moody, Jr., Natural History #36: Birding the Southwestern National Parks
by Roland H Wauer
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At the end of the twentieth century roughly 265 million people visited the 374 sites in the American National Park System. These places, designated and protected because of their significance to our nations historical and natural heritage, contain some... (read more)

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Gatherings of Angels: Migrating Birds and Their Ecology (Comstock Book)
Gatherings of Angels: Migrating Birds and Their Ecology (Comstock Book)
by Kenneth P Able
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The migration of birds has forever amazed and confounded onlookers. How do birds find their way to their destinations? How do they withstand the dangers and rigors of long-distance flight? The survival of migrant birds is increasingly threatened by... (read more)

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The Man Who Flies with Birds
The Man Who Flies with Birds
by Carole Garbun Vogel
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When Israeli army planes collide with birds in the air, ornithologist Yossi Leshem finds a remarkable way to save the pilots, the planes, and the birds. Leshem, an internationally known ornithologist who studies bird migration systems in the Middle East,... (read more)

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All about Birds: A Short Illustrated History of Ornithology
All about Birds: A Short Illustrated History of Ornithology
by Valerie Chansigaud
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"This is the deepest and most thorough history of ornithology that I have seen. The mixture of history, biographical sketches, period illustrations, and science give it a broad appeal, and the writing is quite engaging. An important feature of the book... (read more)

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Sibley's Birding Basics
Sibley's Birding Basics
by David Allen Sibley
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Birders can memorize hundreds of details and still not be able to identify birds if they dont really understand whats in front of them.Today birders have access to almost too much information, and their attempts to identify birds can be drowned out by... (read more)

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Speciation in Birds
Speciation in Birds
by Trevor Price
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The process of bird speciation, or how one bird species turns into another, has fascinated biologists and bird watchers ever since Charles Darwin put forth on The Origin of Species in 1859. In Speciation in Birds, Trevor Price, a University of Chicago... (read more)

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Mind of the Raven : Investigations and Adventures With Wolf-birds (99 Edition)
Mind of the Raven : Investigations and Adventures With Wolf-birds (99 Edition)
by Bernd Heinrich
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Heinrich involves us in his quest to get inside the mind of the raven. But as animals can only be spied on by getting quite close, Heinrich adopts ravens, thereby becoming a "raven father," as well as observing them in their natural habitat. He studies... (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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