National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Birds of North America

Author: Jonathan K. Alderfer,Paul Hess

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426207204

Category: Nature

Page: 254

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Covers more than 150 species of North American birds and includes nearly 300 full-color photos, 150 range maps and 500 additional illustrations, as well as tips on feeding, birdhouses and creating bird-friendly backyard landscapes. Original.

Rettet die Vogelwelt

Author: Rudolf L. Schreiber,Antony William Diamond,Horst Stern,Gerhard Thielcke

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783473461608

Category: Birds

Page: 384

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Field Guide to the Birds of North America

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780792268772

Category: Nature

Page: 480

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Aids in the identification of all species of birds known to breed in North America, describing their appearance, behavior, natural habitat, and rarity.

National Geographic Pocket Guide to the Birds of North America

Author: Laura Erickson,Jonathan K. Alderfer

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426210442

Category: Nature

Page: 190

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Presents information about 160 North American bird species, including facts about physical features, voice, habitat, food, and a map indicating the regions in which each species can be found.

H wie Habicht

Author: Helen Macdonald

Publisher: Ullstein eBooks

ISBN: 384371147X

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 416

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Der Spiegel-Bestseller Der Tod ihres Vaters trifft Helen unerwartet. Erschüttert von der Wucht der Trauer wird der Kindheitstraum in ihr wach, ihren eigenen Habicht aufzuziehen und zu zähmen. Und so zieht das stolze Habichtweibchen Mabel bei ihr ein. Durch die intensive Beschäftigung mit dem Tier entwickelt sich eine konzentrierte Nähe zwischen den beiden, die tröstend und heilend wirkt. Doch Mabel ist nicht irgendein Tier. Mabel ist ein Greifvogel. Mabel tötet. »Um einen Greifvogel abzurichten, muss man ihn wie einen Greifvogel beobachten, erst dann kann man vorhersagen, was er als Nächstes tun wird. Schließlich sieht man die Körpersprache des Vogels gar nicht mehr – man scheint zu fühlen, was der Vogel fühlt. Die Wahrnehmung des Vogels wird zur eigenen. Als die Tage in dem abgedunkelten Raum vergingen und ich mich immer mehr in den Habicht hineinversetzte, schmolz mein Menschsein von mir ab.« Helen Macdonald Ein Buch über die Erinnerung, über Natur und Freiheit - und über das Glück, sich einer großen Aufgabe von ganzem Herzen zu widmen. »[Macdonalds] anschaulicher Stil – verblüffend und außerordentlich präzise – ist nur ein Teil dessen, was dieses Buch ausmacht. Die Geschichte vom Abrichten Mabels liest sich wie ein Thriller. Die allmählich und behutsam anwachsende Spannung lässt den Atem stocken ... Fesselnd.« Rachel Cooke Observer * New York Times Bestseller * Costa Award für das beste Buch des Jahres 2014 * Samuel Johnson Prize

Die letzte Kolonie

Roman

Author: John Scalzi

Publisher: Heyne Verlag

ISBN: 3641027330

Category: Fiction

Page: 480

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Nur John Perry kann die drohende Vernichtung der Menschheit verhindern John Perry ist als altgedienter Veteran der Klon-Armee im Ruhestand, doch das Abenteuer fehlt ihm. Er erklärt sich bereit, die Leitung einer neugegründeten Kolonie zu übernehmen, nichts ahnend, dass die Siedler nur Schachfiguren in einem Ränkespiel zwischen Menschen und Aliens sind. Nach und nach kommt Perry hinter das Intrigenspiel – und versucht, mit allen Mitteln zu verhindern, dass seine Kolonie die letzte in der Galaxis wird.

The Backyard Birdsong Guide Eastern and Central North America

A Guide to Listening

Author: Donald Kroodsma

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781943645015

Category: Birds

Page: 192

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Backyard Birdsongs is an interactive handbook of birds and their songs for beginning bird-watchers. With a touch-button electronic module housing common vocalizations of 75 species from across Eastern and Central North America, this volume offers a truly sensory way to identify and get to know local birds. Crisply detailed and scientifically accurate illustrations accompany each entry, and up-to-date range maps provide clear geographical reference points. This second edition includes a much-requested new Sound Track Index (to help make watching and listening to birds easier), and a free download of the Cornell Lab's own MERLIN Bird ID App.

Under His Wings

Lessons Learned From God While Watching the Birds

Author: Joy DeKok

Publisher: Infusion Publishing

ISBN: N.A

Category: Bird watching

Page: 184

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Under His Wings is a bestselling devotional collection of real-life bird encounters enjoyed by the author. Joy had no idea when she moved from the city to the country that God was going to express His love for her and all of us in so many tender moments. You don’t have to be a birdwatcher to enjoy the stories or the life-changing truths in this delightful book.

National Geographic Illustrated Guide to Wildlife

From Your Back Door to the Great Outdoors

Author: National Geographic Society (U.S.)

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426213727

Category: Nature

Page: 446

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Filled with photographs and original artwork, a resource from one of the most trusted names in field guides showcases 900 species of North America's most common birds, mammals, insects, reptiles and amphibians, along with fish and other aquatic creatures.

National Geographic Photography Field Guide--birds

Secrets to Making Great Pictures

Author: Rulon E. Simmons,Bates Littlehales,National Geographic Society (U.S.)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780792268789

Category: Nature

Page: 159

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Text and color photographs depict the art of bird photography, and cover equipment needed, approaching a bird, and capturing pictures of them in flight and in different lights.

Basic Texas Birds

A Field Guide

Author: Mark W. Lockwood

Publisher: University of Texas Press

ISBN: 0292793189

Category: Nature

Page: 419

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Finding all the birds in Texas can be a lifetime pursuit. Basic Texas Birds, an easy-to-use field guide, will help you identify over 180 species of birds that are found across the state, including a selection of the rarer "Texas specialties" that draw birders to Texas from around the world. These are the birds that form the basis of a birder's life list for Texas. Basic Texas Birds is organized by bird families to aid in identifying any bird you see in the wild. It is loaded with resources, including: 200 full-color, close-up photos of the birds State-of-the-art range maps—the most accurate of any currently available—that show each species' distribution within the state Up-to-date species accounts that provide a wealth of current and historical information, including each bird's appearance, habitat, status, and distribution, and that also identify similar species A glossary of terms used in bird identification A list of selected readings for learning more about birds found in Texas The Texas Ornithological Society's list of birds documented in Texas Much more convenient for identifying common birds than a comprehensive state or national field guide, Basic Texas Birds is a must-have resource for both beginning and experienced birders.