Birds of the Mid Atlantic

Birds of the Mid Atlantic Author Fred Alsop
ISBN-10 PSU:000049867657
Year 2002
Pages 400
Language en
Publisher Dk Pub
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Provides illustrations helpful for identification of hundreds of birds native to the Middle Atlantic States.

Birds of Texas

Birds of Texas Author Fred Alsop
ISBN-10 0789483882
Year 2002
Pages 575
Language en
Publisher DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
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Photographs, illustrations, and text help identify more than six hundred species of birds found in Texas, providing information on each species' markings, eating habits, distribution, behavior, nesting, and conservation concerns.

Florida s Birds

Florida s Birds Author David S. Maehr
ISBN-10 1561643351
Year 2005
Pages 359
Language en
Publisher Pineapple Press Inc
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This illustrated guide to Florida's birds includes full-color illustrations and detailed descriptions of each species, and covers such topics as exotic and endangered species; bird conservation and study; finding, attracting, and feeding birds, bird problems, and the care of sick and injured birds.

Birds of Florida

Birds of Florida Author Bill Pranty
ISBN-10 9768200065
Year 2006
Pages 384
Language en
Publisher Lone Pine International
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324 species of birds are grouped and color coded for quick identification, with a 12 page comparative reference guide at the beginning of the book.

Birds of Florida Field Guide

Birds of Florida Field Guide Author Stan Tekiela
ISBN-10 159193107X
Year 2005-02-24
Pages 345
Language en
Publisher
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This is it: Floridaís ultimate bird-watching set! Use the remarkable field guide to identify 140 of your stateís bird species. Utilize the CDs, and learn to identify them by sound. It comes all together in one field-friendly package!

National Geographic Field Guide to Birds

National Geographic Field Guide to Birds Author Mel M. Baughman
ISBN-10 0792293495
Year 2005-03-01
Pages 269
Language en
Publisher National Geographic
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These handy, informative pocket-sized guides are an essential resource for the novice or experienced birder. The guides in this regional series focus on America's most popular birding hotspots. Featuring 200 specimens each, the guides group birds by family rather than alphabetically, as approved by the American Ornithological Association. A quick-reference alphabetical guide on the inside cover provides an easy way to find a name quickly. Each entry has a vivid photograph showing the bird in its native habitat. On the facing page, a list of bulleted points confirms at a glance the bird's identity. These field ID clues note the bird's size, color, beak and wing shape, markings, song, flight pattern, habitat, and hotspots in which to find them. Special field facts highlighted at the bottom of each entry give additional information about what to look for in the bird's behavior, and detailed maps show the range of each bird's habitat. With a comprehensive index including life list, these user-friendly guides will quickly become favorite companions on the track to lifelong birding.

Florida Birds

Florida Birds Author James Kavanagh
ISBN-10 1583551050
Year 2001-03-01
Pages 12
Language en
Publisher Waterford Press
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Florida Birds is a pocket-sized, folding Pocket Naturalist guide highlighting the most commonly seen birds in Florida. Laminated for durability, these handy guides are a great source of portable information in the backyard or out in nature. A map of popular Florida birding spots completes this indispensable resource.

National Audubon Society Field Guide to Florida

National Audubon Society Field Guide to Florida Author Peter Alden
ISBN-10 UCSC:32106018375318
Year 1998
Pages 447
Language en
Publisher Alfred a Knopf Incorporated
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Identifies one thousand types of Florida's plant and animal life, offers an overview of its natural history, and describes the state's beaches, parks, preserves, and forests

Sibley s Back Birds of Florida

Sibley s Back  Birds of Florida Author David Sibley
ISBN-10 1935380117
Year 2009-02-01
Pages 12
Language en
Publisher Steven m Lewers & Assoc
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Written and illustrated by David Allen Sibley, America's most widely respected bird illustrator and ornithologist, this FoldingGuide¿ offers instant access to just what backyard birdwatchers need to know. 78 land bird species are covered, including multiple illustrations, descriptive captions, size, range, and seasonal presence. All parts of the state are included.

Gemstones

Gemstones Author Cally Hall
ISBN-10 1405357975
Year 2010-07-01
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher
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A new edition of the clearest, most authoritative guide to gemstones you will find. From Amber to Rubellite, discover over 130 varieties of cut and uncut stones, organic gemstones and precious metals. 800 incredible photos, precise annotations and detailed descriptions, including everything from gemstone shapes to their composition, will help you to identify different stones quickly and easily. Covers everything from what a gemstone is and where they occur to the natural properties they have and how they have been fashioned and imitated through the ages. Perfect for gemstone lovers and a comprehensive guide for collectors.

Birds of Southeast Florida

Birds of Southeast Florida Author Larry Manfredi
ISBN-10 0982490550
Year 2009-09-01
Pages 12
Language en
Publisher Quick Reference Pub Incorporated
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Birds of Southeast Florida covers the area from Sebastian south to Florida City. This waterproof guide beautifully illustrates 126 species of birds that can be found in southeastern Florida. Mangrove Cuckoo, Black-whiskered Vireo, Gray Kingbird, Short-tailed Hawk, White-crowned Pigeon, Red-whiskered Bulbul, Spot-breasted Oriole are some of the specialties included in this guide. This pocket-sized guide features color photos in a side-by-side format that makes it ideal for field use.It includes common and scientific names, length, wing span and season when these birds can be seen. Nature enthusiasts of all ages will enjoy using this guide.

Dinosaurs And Prehistoric Life

Dinosaurs And Prehistoric Life Author Hazel Richardson
ISBN-10 1417633859
Year 2003-06-01
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Turtleback Books
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Provides illustrated profiles of two hundred different dinosaur species, accompanied by photographs of paleontological excavation sites and information on the habitats in which these prehistoric creatures lived.

Of Parrots and People

Of Parrots and People Author Mira Tweti
ISBN-10 9781440633911
Year 2008-08-14
Pages 352
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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There are an estimated 50 million parrots in the United States today. Their intelligence and extraordinary personalities make them beloved members of the families that bring them into their homes. In Of Parrots and People, award-winning journalist and long-time parrot owner Mira Tweti reveals the complex world of parrots-their astonishing intellect, often-intimate relationships with humans, and, unfortunately, the calamitous practices of the bird industry. Delving into the secret world of the global parrot trade, Tweti documents the forces driving these remarkable creatures to the brink of extinction. A critical addition to the popular shelf of books about animals and their behavior, Of Parrots and People is a startling wake-up call in the tradition of Rachel Carson's Silent Spring.

Rare Encounters with Ordinary Birds

Rare Encounters with Ordinary Birds Author Lyanda Lynn Haupt
ISBN-10 9781570618079
Year 2011-03-01
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher Sasquatch Books
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Naturalist Lyanda Lynn Haupt, an ornithology teacher and researcher, examines the amazing talents and personalities of the most common of birds. She muses on the tarnished reputation of the starling, the sexed-up antics of male woodpeckers, and the mysterious behavior and startling population explosion of crows in her hometown. Through the eye and voice of this talented writer, birds provide a fascinating point of contact with the natural world at large.