Claus König,Friedhelm Weick,Jan-Hendrik Becking's Owls of the World (Helm Identification Guides) PDF

By Claus König,Friedhelm Weick,Jan-Hendrik Becking

ISBN-10: 0300142277

ISBN-13: 9780300142273

Owls are enduringly renowned birds, yet because of their nocturnal habits
most species are tough to work out good. The plumages of many species
are cryptic and tough to split via plumage on my own. This challenge is
compounded by way of different morphs that many undertake. This e-book fully
describes each recognized species and subspecies of owl, in addition as
presenting the most recent facts on owl taxonomy, in line with DNA paintings and
vocalisations. simply because voice is key in owl id, much
emphasis is put on it within the booklet and sonograms are supplied for
many species. A CD of owl vocalisations will accompany the book.

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Peter R. Marler,Hans Slabbekoorn's Nature's Music: The Science of Birdsong PDF

By Peter R. Marler,Hans Slabbekoorn

ISBN-10: 0124730701

ISBN-13: 9780124730700

The voices of birds have consistently been a resource of fascination. Nature’s Music brings jointly the various world’s specialists on birdsong, to study the advances that experience taken position in our realizing of ways and why birds sing, what their songs and calls suggest, and the way they've got advanced. All individuals have strived to talk, not just to fellow specialists, but in addition to the final reader. the result's a publication of readable technological know-how, richly illustrated with recordings and photographs of the sounds of birds.

Bird track is far greater than only one behaviour of a unmarried, specific staff of organisms. it's a version for the research of a large choice of animal behaviour structures, ecological, evolutionary and neurobiological. chicken tune sits on the intersection of breeding, social and cognitive behaviour and ecology. As such curiosity during this e-book will expand a long way past the merely ornithological - to behavioural ecologists psychologists and neurobiologists of all kinds.

* the inside track on neighborhood dialects in birdsong
* How birdsongs are used for struggling with and flirting
* The writers are all foreign specialists on their subject

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Download e-book for kindle: Greenshanks (Poyser Monographs) by Desmond Nethersole-Thompson,Maimie Nethersole-Thompson

By Desmond Nethersole-Thompson,Maimie Nethersole-Thompson

ISBN-10: 140813733X

ISBN-13: 9781408137338

Desmond Nethersole-Thompson has been learning his favorite fowl, the greenshank Tringa nebularia, seeing that might 1932. This ebook, released in 1976, owes a lot to the curiosity, nearly an obsession, of the Nethersole-Thompson relations. the 2 women and 4 boys, in addition to either mom and dad, now paintings as a group within the wild and lovely north-west Highlands of Scotland. Greenshanks has drawn seriously at the team's box notebooks. within the gneiss kingdom of Sutherland, so diversified from the wooded area bathrooms of Spey Valley, Fennoscandia and the Soviet Union, they've got really focused on the greenshank's screens and breeding, foodstuff and feeding behaviour and its impressive voice. There might be few long term tasks on waders to equivalent this made via the Nethersole-Thompsons, and there are invaluable expert contributions by means of different eminent ornithologists. Greenshanks is an immense contribution to poultry reviews and takes its position beside Desmond Nethersole-Thompson's 4 past monographs. The illustrations in color and monochrome through Donald Watson have the entire veracity and surroundings that one has come to count on of this talented artist.

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Stan Tekiela's Feathers: A Beautiful Look at a Bird's Most Unique Feature PDF

By Stan Tekiela

ISBN-10: 1591934931

ISBN-13: 9781591934936

Feathers are in all probability the main remarkable physique overlaying within the whole animal country. No different overlaying does all that feathers do. This booklet is stuffed with gorgeous, incomparable pictures, and it delivers to please because it walks you thru the area of feathers. all people who celebrates nature, old and young alike, will relish this gorgeous, precise examine chook feathers.

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Download e-book for kindle: The Kestrel (Poyser Monographs) by Andrew Village

By Andrew Village

ISBN-10: 0856610542

ISBN-13: 9780856610547

strangely, for one among Europe's commoner birds of prey, quite little is understood approximately a few features of the Kestrel's behaviour and institutions. Dr Village's publication leaves us much better expert and is an inviting blend of clarity and scholarship that displays his commitment and exuberance for Falco tinnunculus.

The writer studied the Kestrel for a number of years in Scottish hill kingdom and sheepwalk, then in agricultural parts of japanese England, yet his publication additionally contains a lot beneficial statement and knowledge from Europe and somewhere else. Its twenty-one chapters hide all points of the Kestrel's existence cycle, with detailed emphasis on breeding functionality, inhabitants densities and turnover, and age and intercourse ratios. a bit of over seventy tables of assisting info concludes the booklet.

Keith Brockie has contributed over 30 illustrations which admirably increase the pages.

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Aves Acuáticas en Puerto Rico (Spanish Edition) by Alberto R. Estrada Acosta,Celia A. Puerta Calderiuz PDF

By Alberto R. Estrada Acosta,Celia A. Puerta Calderiuz

ISBN-10: 1517475139

ISBN-13: 9781517475130

Es un libro dirigido al público en common y en specific a las personas interesadas en los angeles riqueza common de las islas de Puerto Rico. Se presenta al grupo de las aves acuáticas que habitan en Puerto Rico, sus características, hábitos de vida, lugares donde viven, y sus estilos de alimentación. A través de fotos y textos los lectores podrán adentrarse en el mundo de las aves acuáticas y descubrirlas en sus ambientes naturales.

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Download PDF by Adam Scott Kennedy: Birds of the Serengeti: And Ngorongoro Conservation Area

By Adam Scott Kennedy

ISBN-10: 0691159106

ISBN-13: 9780691159102

Located in northern Tanzania, the Serengeti is without doubt one of the world's most famed flora and fauna areas. Birds of the Serengeti is a groundbreaking and crucial photographic consultant, that includes greater than 270 poultry species probably to be encountered within the Serengeti nationwide Park and Ngorongoro Conservation sector. This easy-to-use consultant comprises 480 mind-blowing colour images, an enticing and convenient format, and informative and available textual content that discusses fascinating behaviors and gives insights into species historical past. wealthy intimately, this imperative quantity makes use of a habitat-based strategy, making it basic for everyone—from the beginner to the skilled birdwatcher—to find different birds during this interesting zone of the world.

  • Looks at greater than 270 chook species probably to be encountered in Tanzania’s Serengeti nationwide Park, Ngorongoro Conservation zone, and Speke Gulf
  • Features significant plumage adaptations
  • Habitat-based approach
  • Informative and available text

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Ireland's Birds – Myths, Legends & Folklore - download pdf or read online

By Niall Mac Coitir,Gordon D'Arcy

ISBN-10: 1848892470

ISBN-13: 9781848892477

ISBN-10: 1848892985

ISBN-13: 9781848892989

Birds were a part of our tradition for hundreds of thousands of years. they've got encouraged poets and painters, and have in lots of legends and position names. right here Niall Mac Coitir presents a complete examine the mythology, legends and folklore of Irish birds, either wild and family. He provides a variety of points of fowl folklore, resembling fairy birds, birds of striking tune or good looks, birds within the Brehon legislation and in early Irish poetry, and legends, equivalent to the kids of Lir being become swans and the way the banshee frequently seemed within the kind of a crow, are featured. The birds are awarded in seasonal order dependent both on their migratory behavior, for instance the cuckoo in summer time, or on their cultural institutions, akin to the robin at Christmas. additionally explored is how birds are frequently strong symbols of varied virtues and characteristics, corresponding to the goose, that is an emblem of watchfulness and bravado. Written with mind's eye and exuberance, this mixture of ordinary heritage, mythology and folklore will entertain and enlighten all drawn to the birds of Ireland.

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Download e-book for kindle: Birdwatching in Donana by Juan Enrique Gómez,Merche S. Calle

By Juan Enrique Gómez,Merche S. Calle

ISBN-10: 1530890071

ISBN-13: 9781530890071

this can be a consultant to the main ordinary species of birds to be present in the nationwide park “Parque Nacional de Doñana”, which include INDEX playing cards, pictures, descriptions, and medical and vernacular designations.
The target of this guidebook is that will help you know about the species that inhabit within the “Doñana” nationwide park -both migratory and citizens- and its atmosphere, within the southeast of the Iberian Peninsula. It comprises a hundred and fifty playing cards together with specific pictures taken by means of the authors themselves. those playing cards carry the knowledge and features of the species, with the clinical and vernacular names. it's a simple, primary ebook to be able to watch the poultry existence during this privileged territory, thought of to be the key biodiversity area within the south of Europe, regarding marshlands, woods, shorelines and everglades.

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New PDF release: Sturkie's Avian Physiology

By G. Causey Whittow

ISBN-10: 0127476059

ISBN-13: 9780127476056

Sturkie's Avian Physiology is the vintage finished unmarried quantity at the body structure of household in addition to wild birds. The 5th variation is carefully revised and up to date, and contains new chapters at the body structure of incubation and progress. Chapters at the frightened method and sensory organs were drastically increased because of the many fresh advances within the box. The textual content additionally covers the body structure of flight, replica in either female and male birds, and the immunophysiology of birds.

The 5th version, just like the past variants, is a needs to for an individual drawn to comparative body structure, bird technological know-how, veterinary drugs, and comparable fields. This quantity establishes the traditional in the event you desire the most recent and most sensible details at the body structure of birds.

  • Thoroughly up-to-date and revised
  • Coverage of either family and wild birds
  • New higher format
  • Only complete, unmarried quantity dedicated to birds

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