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Birds of Australia: A Photographic Guide

by Iain Campbell, Sam Woods, Nick Leseberg & Geoff Jones

Australia is home to a spectacular diversity of birdlife, from parrots and penguins to emus and vibrant passerines. Birds of Australia covers all 714 species of resident birds and regularly occurring migrants...


Hawks at a Distance: Identification of Migrant Raptors

by Jerry Liguori & Pete Dunne

The ultimate must-have guide for identifying migrant raptors, Hawks at a Distance is the first volume to focus on distant raptors as they are truly seen in the field. Jerry Liguori, a leading expert on North...


Bird Conservation: Evidence for the effects of interventions

by David R. Williams, Robert G. Pople, David A. Showler & Lynn V. Dicks et al.

This book brings together scientific evidence and experience relevant to the practical conservation of wild birds. The authors worked with an international group of bird experts and conservationists to develop...


The Avian Migrant: The Biology of Bird Migration

by John H. Rappole

The purpose of migration, regardless of the distance involved, is to exploit two or more environments suitable for survival or reproduction over time, usually on a seasonal basis. Yet individual organisms can...


The Dodo and the Solitaire: A Natural History

by Jolyon C. Parish

The Dodo and the Solitaire is the most comprehensive book to date about these two famously extinct birds. It contains all the known contemporary accounts and illustrations of the dodo and solitaire, covering...


Fighting for Birds: 25 years in nature conservation

by Dr. Mark Avery & Chris Packham

Devoted to birds and wildlife since childhood, Mark's early scientific research at Oxford, Aberdeen and the RSPB provided a solid background for his management, ambassadorial, and political lobbying activities...


Greater Sage-Grouse: Ecology and Conservation of a Landscape Species and Its Habitats

by Steve Knick & John W. Connelly

Admired for its elaborate breeding displays and treasured as a game bird, the Greater Sage-Grouse is a charismatic symbol of the broad open spaces in western North America. Unfortunately these birds have declined...


Henry Dresser and Victorian Ornithology

by Henry McGhie

This book explores the life of Henry Dresser (1838-1915), one of the most productive British ornithologists of the mid-late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, and is largely based on unpublished correspondence...


Behind More Binoculars

by Keith Betton & Dr. Mark Avery

How and why did our most acclaimed birdwatchers take up birding? What were their early experiences of nature? How have their professional birding careers developed? What motivates them and drives their passion...


Barn Owl Conservation Handbook

by Barn Owl Trust

A comprehensive handbook covering all aspects of the conservation of Barn Owls. Written by the Barn Owl Trust, this book includes in-depth information on Barn Owl survey techniques, relevant ecology, Barn Owls...


Behind the Binoculars

by Dr. Mark Avery & Keith Betton

How and why did our most acclaimed birdwatchers take up birding? What were their early experiences of nature? How have their professional birding careers developed? What motivates them and drives their passion...


Raptors

by Keith L. Bildstein

Raptors are formally classified into five families and include birds—such as eagles, ospreys, kites, true hawks, buzzards, harriers, vultures, and falcons—that are familiar and recognized by many observers....


Neotropical Birds of Prey

by David F Whitacre & J. Peter Jenny

Until recently, surprisingly little has been known about the biology and behavior of tropical forest raptors, including such basic aspects as diets, breeding biology, habitat requirements, and population ecology,...


Wildlife and Wind Farms - Conflicts and Solutions, Volume 1: Onshore: Potential Effects

by Martin Perrow

Wind farms are an essential component of global renewable energy policy and the action to limit the effects of climate change. There is, however, considerable concern over the impacts of wind farms on wildlife,...


Wildlife and Wind Farms - Conflicts and Solutions, Volume 2: Onshore: Monitoring and Mitigation

by Martin Perrow

Wind farms are an essential component of global renewable energy policy and the action to limit the effects of climate change. There is, however, considerable concern over the impacts of wind farms on wildlife,...


Physiological Adaptations for Breeding in Birds

by Tony D. Williams

Physiological Adaptations for Breeding in Birds is the most current and comprehensive account of research on avian reproduction. It develops two unique themes: the consideration of female avian reproductive...


Video Surveillance of Nesting Birds

by Christine Ann Ribic, Frank Richard Thompson Iii & Pamela Jo Pietz

Declining bird populations, especially those that breed in North American grasslands, have stimulated extensive research on factors that affect nest failure and reduced reproductive success. Until now, this...


Birds of the Southwest Pacific: A Field Guide to the Birds of the Area between Samoar New Caledonia, and Micronesia

by Ernst Mayr & Mayr

Perfect for birdwatching enthusiasts travelling to Indonesia, this concise guide is full of interesting information.

This practical handbook, by an acknowledged authority, intended primarily for the field student,...


Field Guide to Birds of the Northern California Coast

by Rich Stallcup & Jules Evens

The Northern California coast--from Monterey County to the Oregon border--is home to some of the richest avian habitats on the North American continent. Field Guide to Birds of the Northern California Coast...


Penguins: Natural History and Conservation

by Pablo Garcia Borboroglu & P. Dee Boersma

Penguins, among the most delightful creatures in the world, are also among the most vulnerable. The fragile status of most penguin populations today mirrors the troubled condition of the southern oceans, as...