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New York, NY: Taplinger Publishing Company, 1975. — 185 p. Amidst the high cliffs and pounding waves of Northern Norway are the summer nesting sites for millions of sea birds such as puffins, guillemots, razorbills and Arctic and common terns. Written by an author who has extensively travelled in the region, this is the often dramatic account of his mission to locate the occupied...
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Oxford University Press, 1994. — 704 p. — ISBN-13 978-0198584070. For millions of Americans, birdwatching is nothing less than an obsession. For enthusiasts, the excitement of sighting a rare species, the pleasure of watching a bird in flight, and the satisfaction of being able to spot and identify different birds constitute a burning passion that travels with them wherever they...
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London: John Ouseley, Ltd, 1909. — 238 p. It has been suggested by naturalists and wild fowlers who have from time to time visited this part of England, that I should write a book of my experiences respecting observations of the migratory feathered tribe. Of the bigger birds, which habitually visit the place from early September to the end of March, I have observed more than...
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London: Croom Helm, 1982. — 391 p. — ISBN 0-7099-2020-2. Among the many books on birds there are only a few which are illustrated entirely by colour photographs, and still fewer that portray both adult birds and their nests and eggs: this is the purpose of this book. Where both sexes could be shown together or where sexes are alike, photographs showing non-breeding plumage or...
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London: Croom Helm, 1981. — 331 p. — ISBN 0-7099-2013-X. Among the many books on birds there are only a few which are illustrated entirely by colour photographs, and still fewer that portray both adult birds and their nests and eggs: this is the purpose of this book. Where both sexes could be shown together or where sexes are alike, photographs showing non-breeding plumage or...
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New York: Praeger Publishers, 1976. — 224 p. — ISBN-13 978-0718115296. A guide to the British Birds that breed in the Arctic and migrate to Britain in the Winter. Sections include waterbirds, waders or shorebirds, seabirds, and land birds. General chapters include: the nature and extent of the arctic; the adaptation of birds to the arctic; and the conservation of arctic birds.
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HarperCollins, 2008. — 224 p. — ISBN-13 978-0007206797. It is not always easy for the amateur birdwatcher to correctly identify a bird as it quickly flies by, but this new and innovative identification guide is designed to remedy this problem. More than 300 species of birds are categorized and arranged by the colors that appear in their plumage, making identification a simple...
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London: Collins, 1974. — 288 p. — ISBN 0-00-216753-0. In recent years attention has been focused on seabirds in many parts of the world: huge numbers have been killed in oil spills at sea olf America, South Africa, Europe and elsewhere; the guano-producing seabirds of the Peruvian coast have been declining; hundreds of thousands of auks are caught and killed each year in nets off...
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Dublin: O'Brien Press, 1994. — 222 p. — ISBN 0-26278-390-5. Birdwatching can be fun for everyone, children and adults, mountaineers and strollers, stay-at-home types and outdoor enthusiasts. With this book you can get started — and go quite a long way. The first section orientates you and gives general information. The second section describes the birds you are most likely to see...
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Octopus Books, 1974. — 184 p. — ISBN 0-7064-0236-7. A magnificent guide to some of the birds most commonly seen in gardens and fields, with full descriptions of their habits ; what they feed on, how many eggs they lay, where and how they build their nests. Nearly 200 color illustrations show the superb coloring and distinguishing marks of the birds and their eggs.
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Collins, 1987. — 322 p. — ISBN 0-00-219769-3. Identifies 429 species, describes the life, physical structure, and behavior of birds, and discusses breeding, feeding, migration, nests, eggs, and territories. There are so many bird-books on the market that one must have a good reason to add yet another to the evergrowing pile! Our reason, not merely for this book but also for the...
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Dublin: Irish Wildlife Publications, 1981. — 199 p. — ISBN 0950784206. — Irish Wildlife Publications Natural History Guides. It is amazing that no detailed book describing all of Ireland's birds, including their status,has been published since 1851 when William Thompson produced the last of his great works on the Natural History of Ireland. However,in view of the cost, it is...
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Poole, Dorset: Blandford Press, 1983. — 127 p. — ISBN 0-7137-1260-0. Owls nave aroused man's deepest feelings since the dawn of history and have been seen as everything from symbols of wisdom to omens of death. This book strips away the accretions of myth and mystery associated in our minds with these fascinating birds. Starting with a description of how owls are related to other...
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Poole, Dorset: Blandford Press, 1989. — 173 p. — ISBN 0-7137-2067-0. The acclaimed Birds of Britain and Europe is an ideal source of reference and field guide for the amateur ornithologist and a useful introduction for the novice birdwatcher. The 133 photographs are the result of high technical skill and long hours of painstaking work. Each is complemented by full notes, sketches...
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William Collins, 2017. - 1556 p. The effects of modern agricultural practices on the countryside and its wildlife are strikingly evident to every naturalist. During the latter half of the 20th century, a revolution in farming occurred, bringing a heavy dependence on synthetic fertilisers and pesticides. At the same time, farming became much more mechanised, science-based and large...
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London: Gurney and Jackson, 1923. — 384 p. Several years previous to his death, Colonel Wardlaw Ramsay, realising that a concise pocket " Guide to the Birds of Europe and North Africa " was a great desideratum, devoted much time to the preparation of such a work, and on many occasions consulted me on various matters as it progressed. A few days before he passed away he had...
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London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1898. — 290 p. This little work will, I trust, be found useful as a Sketch-book of the Birds of Great Britain. Its limits have not allowed of my attempting a full history of the species, and I have but added a few notes as a running commentary on the little pictures which Messrs. A. F. and C. Lydon have provided. The Systematic...
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London: Heath Cranton Ltd., 1923. — 266 p. Birds, like men, may be looked at from many points of view. Admirable text-books exist that tell us of the material side. But there are many aspects of bird life that he outside the textbooks. The idea of this book is to try to show something of the animating principle of the bird, how it lives, moves, and has its being, how it reacts to...
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Berlin: Springer, 2011. — 538 p. — ISBN 978-3642708978. — Nato Advanced Science Institutes Series. Subseries G. Book 12. May I first congratulate, inconditionally, the Association MEDMARAVIS for organizing this symposium and for inviting me re­ presenting the Sardinian Ministry of the Environment. I would like to assert that such initiatives help a great deal and in a concrete...
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London: Harper Collins Publishers, 2012. — 256 p. — ISBN 978-0-00-744857-9. This book gives easily-used identification details linked to full colour photographs, plus information on habitat, food, song and behaviour, for over 230 British birds, covering the species that most birdwatchers could expect to see in a lifetime. This introduction provides advice on how birds use the...
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Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2014. — 272 p. — ISBN 978-0-691-15764-1. All birds are equal, but some are more equal than others. It’s a simple truth that as a group our raptors command more attention than the majority of our other bird fauna, and always have done. I’m often asked by young and old which is my favourite bird. It’s a very difficult question but only...
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