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Revised Edition. — Boston-New York: Houghton Mifflin company, 1921. — 699 p. The preparation of this book has been facilitated by the good offices of many ornithologists. To Mr. Robert Ridgway and Dr.C. Hart Merriam I am indebted for use of the National Museum and Biological Survey collections, and to Mr. Ridgway for generous help in the study of the museum skins. I am also...
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Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1905. — 660 p. This work contains a description of the birds of North America north of Mexico, including Greenland and Alaska. The focus of this work is an account of the life history of the species, to which is added information about the geographical distribution of the birds and a brief description of the eggs and the individual species....
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Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1905. — 700 p. This work contains a description of the birds of North America north of Mexico, including Greenland and Alaska. The focus of this work is an account of the life history of the species, to which is added information about the geographical distribution of the birds and a brief description of the eggs and the individual species....
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Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1905. — 680 p. This work contains a description of the birds of North America north of Mexico, including Greenland and Alaska. The focus of this work is an account of the life history of the species, to which is added information about the geographical distribution of the birds and a brief description of the eggs and the individual species....
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Berkeley: University of California Press, 2012. — 320 p. — (Studies in Avian Biology. No. 44). — ISBN 0520273109. Each year shorebirds from North and South America migrate thousands of miles to spend the summer in the Arctic. There they feed in shoreline marshes and estuaries along some of the most productive and pristine coasts anywhere. With so much available food they are able...
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Berkeley-Los Angeles-London, University of California Press. 2013, 430 pages This beautifully illustrated and user-friendly book presents the most up-to-date information available about the natural histories of birds of the Sierra Nevada, the origins of their names, the habitats they prefer, how they communicate and interact with one another, their relative abundance, and where...
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New York, NY: Dover Publications, Inc., 1961. — 600 p. — ISBN 0-48620-931-8. The all-inclusiveness of Bent's volumes on North American birds has made them classics of our time. Arthur Cleveland Bent was one of America's outstanding ornithologists, and his twenty-volume series on American birds, published under the auspices of the Smithsonian Institution, forms the most...
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Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1968. — 671 p. — Bulletin of the United States National Museum 237. This is part I of the twenty-first and last in a series of bulletins of the United States National Museum on the life histories of North American birds. Arthur Cleveland Bent started work on this monumental series in 1910, more than a half a century ago. Originally...
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Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1968. — 701 p. — Bulletin of the United States National Museum 238. This is part II of the twenty-first and last in a series of bulletins of the United States National Museum on the life histories of North American birds. Arthur Cleveland Bent started work on this monumental series in 1910, more than a half a century ago. Originally...
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New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1968. — 646 p. — ISBN-13 978-0486219783. This is part III of the twenty-first and last in a series of bulletins of the United States National Museum on the life histories of North American birds. Arthur Cleveland Bent started work on this monumental series in 1910, more than a half a century ago. Originally conceived as a continuation of the...
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Second edition. — New York, NY: Dodd, Mead & Co, 1946. — 237 p. The monumental work undertaken and so ably begun by Maj. Charles E. Bendire has remained unfinished, and no additional volumes have been published since his death. In 1910 the author undertook to continue the work and began to gather material for it with the cooperation of American ornithologists. The following...
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Washington, DC: Goverment printing office, 1919. — 246 p. — (US National Museum. Bulletin 107). The monumental work undertaken and so ably begun by Maj. Charles E. Bendire has remained unfinished, and no additional volumes have been published since his death. In 1910 the author undertook to continue the work and began to gather material for it with the cooperation of American...
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New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1986. — 468 p. This Bulletin contains a continuation of the work on the life histories of North American birds, begun in Bulletin 107. The same general plan has been followed and the same sources of information have been utilized. Nearly all of those who contributed material for, or helped in preparing, the former volume have rendered similar...
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Washington, DC: Goverment printing office, 1921. — 347 p. — (US National Museum. Bulletin 113). This Bulletin contains a continuation of the work on the life histories of North American birds, begun in Bulletin 107. The same general plan has been followed and the same sources of information have been utilized. Nearly all of those who contributed material for, or helped in...
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New York, NY: Dover Publications, Inc., 1964. — 319 p. Arthur Cleveland Bent was one of America’s outstanding ornithologists, and his twenty-volume series on the life histories of American birds, published under the auspices of the Smithsonian Institution, forms the most comprehensive, most complete, and most-used source of information in existence. They are all-inclusive studies,...
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New York, NY: Dover Publications, Inc., 1963. — 524 p. — ISBN 0486210820. This Dover edition, first published in 1963, is an unabridged and unaltered republication of the work first published by the United States Government Printing Office in 1926 as Smithsonian Institution United States National Museum Bulletin 135 .
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Washington, DC: Goverment printing office, 1922. — 343 p. — (US National Museum. Bulletin 121). This Bulletin contains a continuation of the work on the life histories of North American birds, begun in Bulletin 107 and continued in Bulletin 113. The same general plan has been followed and the same sources of information have been utilized. Nearly all of those who contributed...
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New York, NY: Dover Publications, Inc., 1962. — 448 p. — ISBN 0486209334. These two volumes comprise the best buy on the market for ornithologists, amateur naturalists, conservationists, and birdwatchers throughout North America. Part of a magnificent 20-volume series prepared by Arthur Cleveland Bent for the Smithsonian Institution, they provide the most complete detailed...
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New York, NY: Dover Publications, Inc., 1962. — 444 p. These two volumes comprise the best buy on the market for ornithologists, amateur naturalists, conservationists, and birdwatchers throughout North America. Part of a magnificent 20-volume series prepared by Arthur Cleveland Bent for the Smithsonian Institution, they provide the most complete detailed coverage of their subject...
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New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1965. — 411 p. — ISBN-13 978-0486210858. This is the eighteenth in a series of bulletins of the United States National Museum on the life histories of North American birds. The same general plan has been followed and the same sources of information have been utilized as in previous bulletins, to which the reader is referred. As this and the...
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Washington, DC: Goverment printing office, 1923. — 450 p. — (US National Museum. Bulletin 130). The Proceedings the first volume of which was issued in 1878, are intended primarily as a medium for the publication of original, and usually brief, papers based on the collections of the National Museum, presenting newly-acquired facts in zoology, geology, and anthropology, including...
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Deluxe Edition. — Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1992. — 330 p. — ISBN 0-253-31160-8. Indiana is proud to publish this lavish book, the first properly designed and professionally illustrated edition of any of Arthur Cleveland Bent's Life Histories of North American Birds . For the first time in this century, one of Bent's books is now available in an appropriate...
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Lincoln, NE: Zea E-Books, 2013. — 182 p. — ISBN 978-1-60962-031-8. The central Platte River Valley region of Nebraska is described ecologically, and defined as encompassing 11 counties and nearly 10,000 square miles, and extending about 120 miles from the western edge of Lincoln County to the eastern edge of Merrick County. At its center is the Platte River, the historic spring...
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Lincoln, NE: Zea E-Books, 2017. — 69 p. — ISBN 978-1-60962-114-8. The Brinton Museum and Its Birds Profiles of 48 Common Local and Regional Birds: Ring-necked Pheasant, Sharp-tailed Grouse, Great Blue Heron, Turkey Vulture, Osprey, Bald Eagle, Cooper’s Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk, Rough-legged Hawk, Sandhill Crane, Killdeer, Eastern Screech-Owl, Great Horned Owl, Broad-tailed...
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Lincoln, NE: Zea E-Books, 2013. — 249 p. — ISBN 978-1-60962-041-7. The Bighorn Mountains consist of a relatively well-isolated north-south mountain range in north-central Wyoming that had their origins during the early Cenozoic era, 50-65 million years ago. The present-day Bighorn range is more than 100 miles in length and has a maximum elevation of 13,167 feet (Cloud Peak), only...
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Washington, DC: Bureau of Land Management, 1982. — 637 p. Part I of the Marine Birds of the Southeastern United States and Gulf of Mexico is published by the National Coastal Ecosystems Team to provide a synthesis and analysis of information about marine birds in this area. Accounts for 39 species include information on distribution, abundance, food habits, breeding ecology, and...
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Washington, DC: Bureau of Land Management, 1982. — 492 p. Part II of the volumes Marine Birds of the Southeastern United States and Gulf of Mexico , published by the National Coastal Ecosystems Team, provides a synthesis and analysis of information about marine birds in this area. Accounts for 41 species include information on distribution, abundance, and susceptibility to oil...
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Washington, DC: Bureau of Land Management, 1983. — 853 p. Part III of the volumes Marine Birds of the Southeastern United States and Gulf of Mexico , published by the National Coastal Ecosystems Team, provides a synthesis and analysis of information about the marine birds in this area. Accounts for 22 species include information on distribution, abundance, and susceptibility to...
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Cranburry, NJ: A.S. Barnes & Co., Inc.; London: Thomas Yoseloff, Ltd., 1976. — 156 p. — ISBN 0-498-06965-6. After years of watching and photographing birds, authors became increasingly aware of a real need for a book of this kind — a reference book done entirely in color and based exclusively on birds of the western United States — to introduce bird study to the growing ranks of...
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Washington, DC: Goverment Printing Office, 1906. — 90 p. — U.S. Department of Agriculture, Division of Biological Survey. Bulletin №26. Wild fowl are distributed over the whole world. From time immemorial ducks, geese, and swans have been held in high esteem by mankind, and everywhere they have been eagerly pursued for sport or for food. Passing by the purely esthetic value of the...
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Washington, DC: Goverment Printing Office, 1915. — 68 p. — U.S. Department of Agriculture, Division of Biological Survey. Bulletin №292. This bulletin presents precise information regarding the ranges of the several species of gulls and their allies, the skuas and jaegers, especially the breeding ranges and migrations, and includes data for use for legislative reference to -serve...
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Washington, DC: Goverment Printing Office, 1913. — 70 p. — U.S. Department of Agriculture, Division of Biological Survey. Bulletin №45. The herons have attracted wide attention during late years, particularly because of the earnest efforts that have been made to prevent the utter destruction of the aigrette-bearing members of the family. The horrors necessarily attending the...
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Washington, DC: Goverment Printing Office, 1910. — 103 p. — U.S. Department of Agriculture, Division of Biological Survey. Bulletin №35. Shorebirds form a valuable national resource, and it is the plain duty of the present generation to pass on to posterity this asset undiminished in value. Consistent and intelligent legislation in favor of any group of birds must be rounded on...
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Washington, DC: Goverment Printing Office, 1904. — 142 p. — U.S. Department of Agriculture, Division of Biological Survey. Bulletin №18. The warblers are birds of wide distribution. They occur in summer in greater or less abundance over nearly the whole of North America except the arid lands of the Southwest and the Barren Grounds of the far North. Though of small size they are...
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Ames, IA: Iowa State University Press, 1984. — 356 p. — ISBN-13 978-0813802060. This book is combination of increased reporting of Iowa birds, the critical examination of all old records, and the new standardized list of North American birds made this an appropriate time to prepare a new book on the birds of Iowa. This volume is not intended to be a guide to bird identification....
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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017. — 489 p. — ISBN 978-0-544-01844-0. A visually stunning, comprehensive resource on North America’s birds of prey Always a popular group of birds, raptors symbolize freedom and fierceness, and in Pete Dunne’s definitive guide, these traits are portrayed in hundreds of stunning color photographs showing raptors up close, in flight, and in...
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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017. — 320 p. — ISBN 978-0544018440. A visually stunning, comprehensive resource on North America's birds of prey. Always a popular group of birds, raptors symbolize freedom and fierceness, and in Pete Dunne's definitive guide, these traits are portrayed in hundreds of stunning color photographs showing raptors up close, in flight, and in...
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Stackpole Books, 2000. — 320 p. — ISBN 978-0811726993. Birds of Field and Shore describes how 42 common grassland and shoreline birds nest, mate, and rear their broods in spring; how they feed in summer; whether, how, and where they migrate in fall; and how they survive in winter. This seasonal approach, together with an emphasis on ecological niches, distinguishes Eastman's books...
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Fith Edition. — Helena, MT: Montana Natural Heritage Program, 1996. — 148 p. This book is dedicated to Montana's volunteer birdwatchers, whose passion for birding and careful record keeping allow us to better understand our bird populations. Your efforts are greatly appreciated! Volunteer birdwatchers are used extensively for collecting bird records because of their skill and the...
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Sixth Edition. — Helena, MT: Montana Natural Heritage Program, 2003. — 160 p. This edition of P.D. Skaar's Skaar's Montana Bird Distribution presents the most current information available on the distribution of birds in Montana, representing hundreds of thousands of observations reported by thousands of individuals across the state.
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Seventh Edition. — Helena, MT: Montana Natural Heritage Program, 2012. — 228 p. This edition of P.D. Skaar's Skaar's Montana Bird Distribution presents the most current information available on the distribution of birds in Montana, representing hundreds of thousands of observations reported by thousands of individuals across the state.
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Washington, DC: US Fish and Wildlife Service, 1979. — 212 p. This report is one of several recounting the results of surveys of nesting colonies of egrets, herons, gulls, terns, allies in coastal areas along portions of the U.S. Atlantic, Lakes, and the northern Gulf of Mexico. Publication of the results will aid resource managers. Moreover, the hope is that as citizens learn more...
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Checkmark Books, 1986. — 170 p. — ISBN-13 978-0816014224. The most comprehensive work yet to be published on the vast array of wild ducks indigenous to North America, and one of the most visually striking books of its kind, illustrated with a dimension of elegance found in very few nature books. Over 250 illustrations in color and black-and-white. An internationally recognized...
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Boston, MA: Houghton, Mifflin & Company, 1927. — 354 p. This book is intended as a guide to the study of birds, but, by its nature it is far from being as helpful as a hving guide would be. If the student can find among his acquaintance some one who can help solve his puzzles or direct him to the favorite haunts of this or that species, he will make much greater progress. At the...
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New York: The Amateur Sportsman Co, 1910. — 284 p. This is the first book written for American readers on the practical conservation of game. It deals with the methods of propagation and preservation which are essential to make game abundant and to keep it plentiful in places where field sports are permitted. It is entirely different in plan and purpose from my earlier books. All...
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Front Royal, VA: Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, 1997. — 314 p. — ISBN-13 9781560987086. Swift and iridescent, hummingbirds are found only in the New World, and encompass an amazing variety of specializations. No other family of birds can lay claim to so many superlatives, including smallest size, most rapid wingbeat, and most specialized plumages. While many species can...
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University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries, 2016. — 258 p. — ISBN 978-1-60962-106-3. The 21 species of sea ducks are one of the larger subgroups (Tribe Mergini) of the waterfowl family Anatidae, and the 16 species (one historically extinct) that are native to North America represent the largest number to be found on any continent. This book is an effort to summarize succinctly our...
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Lincoln, NE: Zea E-Books, 2015. — 54 p. — ISBN 978-1-60962-078-3. Central Nebraska's Platte River and Rainwater Basin are primary stops in the migration patterns of numerous North American waterfowl, including sandhill and whooping cranes, sandpipers, geese, ducks, gulls, and shorebirds of many types. Upland species also abound there as well. The region's most eminent...
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Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries, 2009. — 575 p. Notwithstanding the great latitudinal spread and the equally wide altitudinal variations that occur in the region, the Rocky Mountains contain surprisingly uniform bird life. A bird-watcher in Banff or Jasper national parks in Alberta will encounter the vast majority of the same breeding species in the...
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Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries, 2008. — 327 p. Considering the great nostalgic attraction of such birds as the common loon for people who have lived at least part of their lives around the lakes of Canada and the northern United States, and given the endearing visual appeal of species like puffins and auklets, it is rather surprising that there are so few...
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Lincoln, NE: Zea E-Books, 2015. — 384 p. — ISBN 978-1-60962-065-3. Based on an analysis of 47 years (1967–2014) of Audubon Christmas Bird Counts (CBC), evidence for population changes and shifts in early winter (late December) ranges of nearly 150 species of birds in the Great Plains states is summarized, a region defined as including the Dakotas, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, and...
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Washington-London: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1990. — 444 p. I have tried to present an adequate if far from exhaustive survey of the general biology, ecology, and behavior of all the included species, written so as to be understandable to the interested layman as well as useful to the biologist who might be looking for relevant literature citations or trying to deal with a...
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Washington-London: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1988. — 323 p. This book had its genesis over lunch in the Smithsonian Institution during November 1985, when Ted Rivinus proposed to me that I write a book for the Smithsonian Institution Press to follow up my earlier one on the hummingbirds of North America. Specifically he suggested that a book on owls might make an attractive...
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Lincoln, NE: Zea E-Books, 2011. — 284 p. — ISBN 978-1-60962-017-2. “The Rocky Mountain region has fascinated me ever since I traveled to Glacier and Yellowstone National Parks as a teenager, and saw for the first time such wonderful birds as ospreys, American dippers, and Lew­is’s woodpeckers.” This book is in part based on the author’s earlier Birds of the Rocky Moun­tains (1986,...
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Bison Books, 2011. — 184 p. — ISBN-13 978-0803234963. Driving west from Lincoln to Grand Island, Nebraska, Paul A. Johnsgard remarks, is like driving backward in time. “I suspect,” he says, “that the migrating cranes of a pre–ice age period some ten million years ago would fully understand every nuance of the crane conversation going on today along the Platte.” Johnsgard has spent...
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Front Royal, VA: Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, 1997. — 314 p. ISBN-13: 9781560987086. Swift and iridescent, hummingbirds are found only in the New World, and encompass an amazing variety of specializations. No other family of birds can lay claim to so many superlatives, including smallest size, most rapid wingbeat, and most specialized plumages. While many species can...
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Lincoln, NE: Zea E-Books, 2016. — 160 p. — ISBN 978-1-60962-095-0. The eight currently recognized species of North American geese are part of a familiar group of birds collectively called waterfowl, all of which are smaller than swans and generally larger than ducks. They include the most popular of our aquatic gamebirds, with several million shot each year by sport hunters. Our...
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Lincoln, NE: Zea E-Books, 2016. — 176 p. — ISBN 978-1-60962-088-2. The ten currently recognized species of grouse in North America have played an important role in America’s history, from the famous but ill-fated heath hen, a primary source of meat for the earliest New England immigrants, to the ruffed grouse, currently one of the most abundant and soughtafter upland game birds in...
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Lincoln, NE: Zea E-Books, 2017. — 229 p. — ISBN 978-1-60962-109-4. This volume, the fourth in a series of books that collectively update and expand P. A. Johnsgard’s 1975 The Waterfowl of North America , summarizes research findings on this economically and ecologically important group of waterfowl. The volume includes the mostly tropical perching duck tribe Cairinini, of which...
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Lincoln, NE: Zea E-Books, 2017. — 132 p. — ISBN 978-1-60962-117-9. This book documents the biology of six species of New World quails that are native to North America north of Mexico (mountain, scaled, Gambel’s, California, and Montezuma quails, and the northern bobwhite), three introduced Old World partridges (chukar, Himalayan snowcock, and gray partridge), and the introduced...
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Lincoln, NE: Zea E-Books, 2017. — 184 p. — ISBN 978-1-60962-110-0. Although the 12 species representing three waterfowl tribes described in this volume are not closely related, they fortuitously provide an instructive example of adaptive evolutionary radiation within the much larger waterfowl lineage (the family Anatidae), especially as to their divergent morphologies, life...
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Revised Edition. — Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries, 2010. — 672 p. “We cannot expect to learn from or communicate directly with waterfowl; they speak separate languages, hear different voices, know other sensory worlds. They transcend our own perceptions, make mockery of our national boundaries, ignore our flyway concepts. They have their own innate maps,...
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Lincoln, NE: Zea E-Books, 2012. — 276 p. — ISBN 978-1-60962-019-6. This 100,000-word monograph summarizes the distribution, abundance and breeding biology of the 183 species of wetland-adapted birds reliably reported from South Dakota, Nebraska and Kansas through 2011. These include 91 species known to breed or have historically bred in the region, 51 species that migrate through...
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Seventh Printing. — Harrisburg, PA: Stackpole Co., 1953. — 499 p. The existing literature on the identification of waterfowl describes mainly their spring plumages. This is of little avail to the sportsman who is afield mainly in the fall, and it hardly suffices for the ornithologist, who is afield at all seasons. Early fall plumages in many ducks are confusingly similar, vary...
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Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2004. — 1048 p. — ISBN 0-6910-9297-4. The quintessential A-Z guide, this is a book that anyone interested in birds will want to have close at hand. First published more than twenty years ago, this highly respected reference volume has been fully revised and updated. It captures the fundamental details as well as the immense fascination of...
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Pittsburgh, PA: Carnegie museum of Natural History, 1988. — 56 p. This booklet is designed to help the bird-watcher learn when and where to expect to see the 368 species of birds which the author recognizes as having been recorded in Western Pennsylvania and adjacent regions through mid-1985. It represents a revision and updating of Dr. Kenneth C. Parkes’s A Field List of Birds of...
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Twin Lights Publishers, 2008. - 160 p. ISBN: 978-1-885435-98-9. The variety of habitats and seasonal influences throughout New England are conducive to over 700 species of birds during different times of the year. As experienced bird-watchers and masterful bird photographers, Jim Roetzel and Jim Zipp have traveled extensively across the New England region sighting the native bird...
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Natural Heritage, 1985. — 216 p. — ISBN-13: 978-0920469026. Birds of the Cottage Country is a virtual storybook account of the author’s personalized observations throughout Ontario’s cottage playground. It clearly illustrates the downright fun, vast beauty, and consuming involvement of bird watching – even for the most skeptical of laymen. Bill Mansell’s daily experiences at...
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West Newton, Mass.: C. J. Maynard & Co, 1896. - 879 p. The first edition of the Birds of Eastern North America has been exhausted for some time, but owing to circumstances, I have not been enabled to prepare a second edition, containing the necessary revisions and additional matter, until the present time. Much of the original text has been preserved intact, but considerable...
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Bureau of Land Management, 1978. — 251 p. This report summarizes information obtained during a raptor nest survey and production study I conducted in southern Wyoming during 1978, for the Bureau of Land Management. Primarily, the study was designed to provide baseline production information on status uncertain and sensitive species nesting on BLM lands within the area. Raptor...
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New Jersey, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1969. — 340 p. — ISBN-13 978-0136237693. Compete series of 300 full-color paintings of birds, breathtaking renditions which have been widely acclaimed by art critics. In addition the their striking beauty, the portraits give details of plumage and marking which are not captured by even the most accurate cameras. Enhanced by clear, lucid, and...
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Pineapple Press, 2001. — 311 p. — ISBN-13: 978-1561641963. This book is for those who enjoy that precarious and ever-changing zone where the sea meets the land and want to understand the birds that frequent this special habitat in Florida and the islands to the south. Author David Nellis reveals the birds found along the beaches, among the mangroves, even up the rocky Caribbean...
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University Of Iowa Press, 2006. - 126 Pages. No bird is common, if we use common to mean ordinary. But birds that are seen more commonly than others can seem less noteworthy than species that are rarely glimpsed. In this gathering of essays and illustrations celebrating fifty of the most common birds of the Upper Midwest, illustrator Dana Gardner and writer Nancy Overcott...
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New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1962. — 567 p. — ISBN-13 978-0300008142. Describes the physical features, field identification, habitat, distribution, migration, reproduction, and habits of American species and subspecies north of Mexico.
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University of California Press, 2003. - 374 p. ISBN-13: 978-0520235939. The Salton Sea, California’s largest inland lake, supports a spectacular bird population that is among the most concentrated and most diverse in the world. Sadly, this crucial stopover along the Pacific Flyway for migratory and wintering shorebirds, landbirds, and waterfowl is dangerously close to collapse...
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New York, NY: The University Society Inc., 1923. — 378 p. The actual and urgent need for this book is apparent to the large and steadily increasing number of persons who are intelligently interested in American ornithology. This need is due to the fact that in all the literature of that subject there is no single work which presents a complete review of what is known today about...
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New York, NY: The University Society Inc., 1923. — 364 p. The actual and urgent need for this book is apparent to the large and steadily increasing number of persons who are intelligently interested in American ornithology. This need is due to the fact that in all the literature of that subject there is no single work which presents a complete review of what is known today about...
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New York, NY: The University Society Inc., 1923. — 379 p. The actual and urgent need for this book is apparent to the large and steadily increasing number of persons who are intelligently interested in American ornithology. This need is due to the fact that in all the literature of that subject there is no single work which presents a complete review of what is known today about...
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Raleigh: Edwards & Broughton printing company, 1919. — 459 p. The present volume, Birds of North Carolina, is a joint publication of the North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey, the State Audubon Society of North Carolina, and the State Museum. Mr. T. Gilbert Pearson, former Secretary of the North Carolina Audubon Society, was asked to take the supervision of the work, and,...
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New York, NY: Galahad Books, 1979. — 144 p. — ISBN 0-88365-426-1. Here is a book to savor and to return to again and again as a record of America's master photographer at work in capturing characteristic portraits of the continent's rich but elusive avifauna. Eliot Porter's work, as artist and writer, reveals the commitment of a man who recognizes the primacy of wild lands and...
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Toronto: Royal Ontario Museum, 1995. — 46 p. — ISBN 0-88854-413-8. We studied breeding-bird populations between 1985 and 1992 in four different ages of managed jack pine stands, and three different ages of jack pines mixed with birch and aspen, in the Gogama area of central Ontario. We used variable-strip transect counts of at least 1 km in length to gather information on...
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Princeton University Press, 2014. – 449 p. Rare Birds of North America is the first comprehensive illustrated guide to the vagrant birds that occur throughout the United States and Canada. Featuring 275 stunning color plates, this book covers 262 species originating from three very different regions-the Old World, the New World tropics, and the world's oceans. It explains the...
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Princeton University Press, 2014. 449 p. ISBN: 9780691117966. "Rare Birds of North America" is the first comprehensive illustrated guide to the vagrant birds that occur throughout the United States and Canada. Featuring 275 stunning color plates, this book covers 262 species originating from three very different regions — the Old World, the New World tropics, and the world's...
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Austin: University of Texas Press, 2002. — 444 p. — ISBN-13: 9780292771208. Distils data from many sources to provide an authoritative guide to the behaviour of Texas birds Whether it's the sudden, plunging dives of Brown Pelicans, the singing and aerial displays of Northern Mockingbirds, or the communal nesting of Purple Martins, innate and learned behaviours are some of the most...
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Reno: University of Nevada Press, 1985. - 604 p. ISBN-13: 978-0874170801. This book is the most comprehensive ever published on the diverse bird life of the Great Basin. In a concise and readable style, Fred Ryser discusses the history, physiology, behavior, ecology, and distribution of nearly four hundred species, including information on navigation, flight, territorial...
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New York: Twenty-First Century Books, 1997. — 108 p. Discusses why certain bird species are endangered and examines such examples as the snail kite, piping plover, and whooping crane Why are birds in trouble? The fate of a picky eater: the snail kite. Bird of the fire: the Kirtland's warbler. Timber-embattled bird: the red-cockaded woodpecker. Beachgoers versus birds: the piping...
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Lincoln, NE: Zea E-Books, 2012. — 88 p. — ISBN 978-1-60962-025-7. The first two centuries of bird study in Kansas essentially can be split into 50 year intervals since Zebulon Pike’s 1810 publication, an account of his explorations. The first 50 years were records of explorers crossing Kansas collecting bird specimens; many were Army doctors. The second half of the 19th Century...
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Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1996. - 296 p. ISBN-13: 978-0877455684. Now available in paperback with a new foreword by Marcia Myers Bonta, Birds of an Iowa Dooryard contains Althea Sherman's often caustic, always careful studies of the phoebes, wrens, cuckoos, rails, catbirds, owls, flickers, and many other species that inhabited her Acre of Birds in northern Iowa. Birds...
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Toronto: Royal Ontario museum, 1947. — 62 p. This handbook has been prepared as an introduction to the study of the hawks and owls of Ontario. Sections are devoted to some general consideration of the biology of these birds, including their place, role and interrelationships in nature, and to their systematic classification; a list is given of all species and subspecies that...
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Voyageur Press, 1991. — 225 p. — ISBN 0-89658-131-4. Discusses the biology and conservation of the thirty-four species of diurnal raptors found in North America, and looks at their everyday behavior and the threats to their continued existence.
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Natural Heritage, 1985. - 552 p. ISBN-13: 978-0920474389. This extensive and long overdue work of reference covers all of the bird species, more than 400 of which have been recorded in the province of Ontario. "Birds of Ontario" contains an identification and description of all species, with 344 outstanding colour plates. Anyone with even a casual interest in birds will find the...
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New York, NY: Bonanza Books, 1955. — 228 p. In the course of history the Birds of Prey have been subjected to strange extremes of treatment at human hands. They have served as symbols of valor and power on many national shields; in the days of chivalry ownership of certain of these birds was reserved to the nobility. More recently, however, they have been aggressively destroyed by...
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New York, NY: The Viking Press, 1967. — 230 p. This book is a monograph of the Shorebirds of North America, containing the most up-to-date scientific material for the serious student, as well as an essay by Peter Alatthiessen describing the habits and history of these birds. It is illustrated by thirty-two plates from paintings by Robert Verity Clem. The title, The Shorebirds of...
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Washington, D.C.: International Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies in cooperation with the Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, 1994. — 223 p. — ISBN-13 978-0935868753. This book is another giant step forward in the management of a small, diverse, yet important group of species that historically received little emphasis as a result of being...
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Lawrence, KA: University Press of Kansas, 1989. — 432 p. Kansas was one of the first states west of the Mississippi River to have a book devoted entirely to the birds located within its boundaries. This event came about when Colonel N. S. Goss wrote his first Catalogue of the Birds of Kansas in 1883, updating it in 1886 with a Revised Catalogue of the Birds of Kansas. The latter...
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Logan: Utah State University Press, 1997. - 183 p. ISBN-13: 978-0874212198. The first significant published record of bird study in Zion was Clifford C. Presnall's checklist in 1935, "The Birds of Zion National Park" (Utah Academy of Sciences, Arts, and Letters). Presnall utilized field notes of many early Zion naturalists such as Vasco M. Tanner, Angus M. Woodbury, Gordon Y....
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Indiana University Press, 2018. — 256 p. — ISBN 9780253035318. From the birds who wake us in the morning with their cheerful chorus to those who flock to our feeders and brighten a gloomy winter day, birds fascinate us with their lively and interesting behavior and provide essential services from controlling pest populations to pollinating crops. And yet for all the benefits they...
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