The Enigma Of The Owl An Illustrated Natural History

Author: Mike Unwin
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300222739
Size: 72.98 MB
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This lavishly illustrated book celebrates owls from every corner of the world and offers abundant details on fifty-three of the most striking and interesting species, from the tiny Elf Owl of southwestern American deserts to the formidable ...

Curators

Author: Lance Grande
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022638943X
Size: 50.81 MB
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This book is the answer—and, oh, what an answer it is: lively, exciting, up-to-date, it offers a portrait of curators and their research like none we’ve seen, one that conveys the intellectual excitement and the educational and social ...

The House Of Owls

Author: Tony Angell
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300213743
Size: 53.86 MB
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For a quarter of a century, Tony Angell and his family shared the remarkable experience of closely observing pairs of western screech owls that occupied a nesting box outside the window of their forest home.

Owls Of The World

Author: James R. Duncan
Publisher: Firefly Books
ISBN: 9781552978450
Size: 68.32 MB
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Describes 205 species of owls and explores the nature of owls, their place in mythology and culture, and protection efforts.

Heligoland

Author: Jan Rüger
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0191652709
Size: 17.91 MB
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Caught in between were the Heligolanders and those involved with them: spies and smugglers, poets and painters, sailors and soldiers. Heligoland is the compelling story of a relationship which has defined modern Europe.

Owls

Author: Marianne Taylor
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062413899
Size: 74.64 MB
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The book also features a special section on the art of hiding—a highly honed skill set of the owl. Throughout, Marianne Taylor provides a wealth of detail on each type of bird’s hunting and breeding behavior, habitat, and conservation.

Never Out Of Season

Author: Rob Dunn
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 031626069X
Size: 48.90 MB
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That's the story of our food today: Modern science has brought us produce in perpetual abundance-once-rare fruits are seemingly never out of season, and we breed and clone the hardiest, best-tasting varieties of the crops we rely on most.

God S Red Son

Author: Louis S. Warren
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0465098681
Size: 22.47 MB
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Louis Warren's God's Red Son offers a startling new view of the religion known as the Ghost Dance, from its origins in the visions of a Northern Paiute named Wovoka to the tragedy in South Dakota.

Birds And People

Author: Mark Cocker
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448163471
Size: 57.65 MB
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In the end, this is a book as much about us as it is about birds.

Owls Of The World

Author: Heimo Mikkola
Publisher: Christopher Helm Publishers, Incorporated
ISBN: 9781408130285
Size: 25.38 MB
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Then this is the book for you.Owls of the World is the ultimate photographic resource dedicated to the identification of these charismatic, largely nocturnal birds of prey.