Compiled by a dedicated bibliophile, this weekly report Crossley ID Guide includes the Raptor; 1001 Secrets Every Birder need to know, birds, and mixtures of Dallas: A history of birds and agricultural change, vegetation of Great Britain and Ireland, my beloved brontosaurus, and primates: science without fear of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey and Birute Galdikas, all of which were recently published in the United States and the United Kingdom
ceiling Books to heaven
my pile of books is a mile high.
How I love them! How I need them!
have a long beard by the time they read.
~ Arnold Lobel [1933-1987] author of many popular books for children.
- Compiled by Ian "Birdbooker" Paulsen, the
- Birdbooker Report
- is a weekly report that was published online for years, indicating the wide variety of nature, natural history, ecology, animal behavior, science and history books that have been recently released or published in North America and the United Kingdom. The books listed here were received by Ian during the previous week courtesy of various publishing houses.
- Crossley, Richard, Jerry Liguori and Brian Sullivan. Crossley ID Guide Raptors. 2013. Books Crossley and Princeton University Press. Flexicover: 286 pages. Price: U.S. $ 29.95 / 19.95. [Guardian bookshop Amazon UK, Amazon U.S.]. SUMMARY: A part of the revolutionary Crossley ID Guide is the first guide to birds of prey with realistic scenes composed from several photographs - scenes that allow you to identify birds of prey like the experts. Experienced ornithologists have used more easily observed and consistent - pattern size, shape, behavior, probability, and the overall color. The book of 101 scenes - including 35-2, layouts - provide a complete picture of how these elements are related. Even the lighting effects and other real-world conditions are illustrated and explained. Detailed accounts and concise two of the greatest experts in North America Raptors Jerry Liguori and Brian Sullivan, highlight the main features of identification. This overview allows everyone, from beginners to experts to understand and appreciate what he sees on the ground. The mystical bird identification is removed, allowing even novice birders identify birds of prey easily and quickly.
- complete and reliable, the book covers all 34 species of diurnal raptors in North America (all species except owls). Each species is presented in beautiful color plates that show men and women in a wide range of ages and colorways, is near and far, in flight and at rest, and from multiple angles, each of them trapped in their typical habitats. There are also comparative photographs of scenes and mysteries of multiple species that allow readers to test their identification skills, as well as answers and explanations right in the back of the book. In addition, the book includes an introduction, 34 color maps accompany the dishes.
If you are a beginner or an expert, this guide one-of-a-kind show a new way of seeing all these spectacular birds. This book includes:
The most comprehensive guide North American raptors, written by some of the greatest experts
The first guide to birds of prey with Richard Crossley acclaimed, innovative composite images showing birds, because it actually looks on the ground 101 magnificent color plates - including thirty-five two layouts - consisting of thousands of photographs plates comparative multi-species and species of mystery photographs that allow readers to test their identification skills growth with an introduction, 34 color maps, and detailed species accounts
RECOMMENDATION: If you liked The Crossley ID Guide: Eastern Birds, you'll love this book!
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IANRECOMMENDATION:. An interesting collection of birds and birding questionnaires.
Shrubb, Michael. Birds, and combines Dallas: A history of birds and agricultural change. In 2012. Cambridge University Press. , 2012. Paperback: 371 pages. Price: U.S. $ 46.99 / ? 28.99. [Amazon UK, Amazon U.S.].
ABSTRACT: First published in 2003, Birds, scythes and combines provides a historical perspective on changes in populations of farmland birds in Britain in the last 250 years. Despite the magnitude of changes in agricultural practices and habitat of birds late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries show that the initial farmland birds were little affected.
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