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  • 10,001 Titillating Tidbits of Avian Trivia

    By Frank S. Todd

    Our Price: $19.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780916251802
    • Publisher: Sunbelt Pubns
    • Published: June 1994
    Bird-lovers will enjoy this fact-filled collection of trivia tidbits. In this comprehensive volume, there is almost no fact about birds - their lives, habits, behavior, dimensions, morphology, anatomy, etc. - that has been omitted.
  • 40 Years from the Brink of Extinction

    By John D. Chaney

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781591521617
    • Publisher: Farcountry Press
    • Published: January 2016
  • African Birds of Prey

    By Leslie Brown

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781299046115
    • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company
    • Published: 1970
    A study of Africa's 89 diurnal raptors and 31 owls.
  • African Birds: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Species

    By James Kavanagh

    Our Price: $7.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781583550335
    • Publisher: Waterford Press
    • Published: April 2000
    African Birds is a portable reference guide featuring over 100 species of birds.  This richly illustrated and detailed guide is printed on laminate material and folds for easy handling.   A map of birding areas is provided on the back cover for the vacationer or avian enthusiast, to easily identify each species.
  • African Grey Parrot Handbook

    By Mattie Sue Athan

    Our Price: $12.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780764141409
    • Publisher: BARRON'S
    • Published: June 2009
  • Alaska Birds

    By Kavanagh

    Our Price: $7.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781583551226
    • Publisher: Independent Pub Group
    • Published: December 2000
    Alaska Birds is a portable reference guide featuring the most commonly seen birds in Alaska.  This pocket-sized, folding guide is printed on laminate material and can be easily carried in the field.  A state map highlights birding sanctuaries and the colorful illustrations completes this easy-to-access reference.
  • 'You be good. I love you.' These were the final words of Alex, an African Grey parrot, to his owner, research scientist Irene Pepperberg, beforehis pre-matrure death at 31 on September 6, 2007. Alex had a brain the size of a shelled walnut, yet he could add, sound out words, understand concepts, like bigger, smaller, more, fewer, and none, and he disproved the widely accepted idea that birds possess no potentials for language or anything remotely comparable to human intelligence. This book is the remarkable account of an amazaing, irascible parrot & his best friend over a remarkable thirty-year period. Illus.
  • Alex and Me : How a Scientist and a Parrot Uncovered a Hidden World of Animal Intelligence - and Formed a Deep Bond in the Process

    By Irene M. Pepperberg

    Our Price: $12.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780061672477
    • Publisher: Collins
    • Published: November 2008
    When Irene Pepperberg's African Grey parrot died prematurely at age thirty-one, the entire scientific community and millions around the world grieved. That's because this was no ordinary bird. This was Alex, the parrot who showed the world the potential in the hidden world of animal minds. For thirty years, despite dire financial conditions and ridicule, Pepperberg and Alex proved that parrots have the capacity for language and unerstanding, and in that time, the two formed a bond as strong as any relationship. 'Alex and Me' is their captivating story, told by the woman who was there all along.
  • America's Favorite Backyard Birds

    By Kit Harrison

    Our Price: $6.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780671673413
    • Publisher: Fireside / Simon & Schuster
    • Published: April 1989
  • The American Bird Conservancy Guide to Bird Conservation

    By Daniel J. Lebbin

    Our Price: $22.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780226647272
    • Publisher: University Of Chicago Press
    • Published: November 2010
    The most authoritative book on bird conservation in the Americas ever published, this will be the definitive book on the subject. It presents the first comprehensive classification system & threat analysis for bird habitats in the United States, the most thorough assessment of threats to birds published to date, as well as a priority list of birds of conservation concern. Filled with beautiful color illustrations & range maps, it is a timely, important, & inspiring reference for birders & anyone else interested in conserving North America's avian fauna. But this book is far more than another shout of crisis. It also lays out a concrete & achievable plan of long-term action to safeguard our country's rich bird life.
  • The American Bird Conservancy Guide to the 500 Most Important Bird Areas in the United States: Key Sites for Birds and Birding in All 50 States

    By Robert M. Chipley

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780812970364
    • Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
    • Published: November 2003
    Describes five hundred of the most important bird habitats across the United States, including information on the ornithological highlights, ownership particulars, habitats, local bird species, visitor tips, and conservation issues relevant to each site.
  • The American Crow and the Common Raven (The W. L. Moody, Jr., Natural History Series: Number 10)

    By Lawrence Kilham

    Our Price: $29.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780890964668
    • Publisher: Texas A&M University Press
    • Published: October 1990
  • American Museum of Natural History Birds of North America

    By DK Publishing

    Our Price: $20.00 - $35.95
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781465443991
    • Publisher: DK
    • Published: September 2016
  • American Museum of Natural History Birds of North America Eastern Region

    By Francois Vuilleumier

    Our Price: $19.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780756658670
    • Publisher: DK ADULT
    • Published: January 2011
    A full-color guide with labeled images and range maps offers photographic profiles of the birds that inhabit eastern North America, including behavior, nesting and habitat. Original.
  • Arctic Wings : Birds of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

    By Stephen Brown

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780898869750
    • Publisher: Mountaineers Books
    • Published: May 2006
    The National Wildlife Refuge is the nesting grounds for more than 190 species of birds from six continents and all fifty states in the U.S. This dazzling takes you on a visual and narrative journey through the many wonders of the National Wildlife Refuge. Editor Stephen Brown has collected writing from some of the world's best nature and wildlife writers who share their experiences of the Refuge. Filled with with brilliant color photos, this book vividly captures the lush terrain of the Refuge and the many species who inhabit it. As our government plots its destruction, this book is an timely reminder of the importance and the beauty of this magical land.

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