For the Birds

Author: Laura Erickson
Publisher: U of Minnesota Press
ISBN: 9781452906201
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Bird Magic

Author: Sandra Kynes
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide
ISBN: 0738749311
Format: PDF
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Connect to the Great Goddess through the Magic of Birds Birds have been symbolic of the Great Goddess for millennia, representing her power and connection to the mysteries of life, death, and spirit. Bird Magic teaches you how to commune with the Goddess, incorporating her into your magical life through exercises, crafts, meditations, and more. Working with bird magic helps awaken your intuition, tap into subtle energies around you, and strengthen your bond with the natural world. Providing an encyclopedic listing of more than sixty bird species—highlighting each one’s history, folklore, location, appearance, and magical wisdom—Bird Magic shows how they can enhance your spiritual and personal life. With in-depth information, helpful illustrations, and hands-on guidance, this book will be your go-to reference for years to come.

A Guide to the Birds of the Philippines

Author: Robert Kennedy
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198546689
Format: PDF, ePub
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'... it is hoped that this book will 'Kick-start' interest in the Philippine's birds, both at home and abroad, before it is too late' Birding World

A Guide to the Identification and Natural History of the Sparrows of the United States and Canada

Author: James D. Rising
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408134608
Format: PDF
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A Guide to the Identification and Natural History of the Sparrows of the United States and Canada provides comprehensive and up-to-date information on all the features that make possible identification of all 62 species of sparrows that occur in North America. The text gives detailed descriptions of the summer, winter, and juvenile plumages of each species, as well as comparisons with similar species. The species accounts are illustrated with range maps and superb line drawings showing behavioral postures and, where useful, fine features of tail feather patterns. The 27 color plates splendidly illustrate the various plumages of each species with the emphasis on the distinctive appearance of birds of different sex, age, and geographic regions. This beautiful and authoritative book will be a must for the library of all keen birders living in and visiting North America. Species accounts include discussions of species': * Identification * Measurements * Voice * Habitat * Ecology * Nesting biology * Distribution * Taxonomy * Geographic variations * Historical and present status

A Field Guide to the Birds of China

Author: John Ramsay MacKinnon
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198549406
Format: PDF, Kindle
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'This book would get the thumbs up even if there ws an alternative available' Birdwatching

The Eastman Guide to Birds

Author: John Eastman
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 081174552X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Available for the first time in an electronic format, this volume contains three classic guides to birds: Birds of Forest, Yard, and Thicket; Birds of Lake, Pond, and Marsh; and Birds of Field and Shore. These books pick up where the typical field guide leaves off, covering each species close relatives, typical behaviors through the year, and place in the local ecology. Readers will learn how the 151 birds covered in these guides nest, mate, feed, and migrate, and when and where to observe them. Exquisite line illustrations instruct and delight.

A Guide to Bird Finding in New Jersey

Author: William J. Boyle
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 9780813530857
Format: PDF, ePub
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New Jersey is one of the smallest and most densely populated states, yet the remarkable diversity of its birdlife surpasses that of many larger states. Well over 400 species of birds have been recorded in New Jersey and an active birder can hope to see more than 300 species in a year. William J. Boyle has updated his classic guide to birding in New Jersey, featuring all new maps and ten new illustrations. The book is an invaluable companion for every birder - novice or experienced, New Jerseyan or visitor. A Guide to Bird Finding in New Jersey features: * More than 130 top birding spots described in detail * Clear maps, travel directions, species lists, and notes on birding * An annotated list of the frequency and abundance of the state's birds, including waterbirds, pelagic birds, raptors, migrating birds, and northern and southern birds at the edge of their usual ranges * A comprehensive bibliography and index The guide also includes helpful information on: * Birding in New Jersey by season * Telephone and Internet rare bird alerts * Pelagic birding * Hawk watching * Bird and nature clubs in the state