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  • 100 Orchids for the American Gardener

    By Elvin McDonald

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9780761110712
    • Publisher: Workman Publishing Group
    • Published: August 1998
    A colorful photographic introduction to some one hundred varieties of orchids provides the reader with useful information about these special flowers, the care they require, and their overall proper maintenance. Original.
  • A Field Guide to Hummingbirds of North America

    By Sheri L. Williamson

    Our Price: $22.00
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9780618024964
    • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company
    • Published: December 2001
    A comprehensive guide to North America's thirty-one species of hummingbirds explains how to identify the various species and provides detailed notes on plumages, behaviors, habitats, migration, and breeding and wintering distributions, as well as tips on attracting and feeding these birds. Simultaneous.
  • A Field Guide to the Wildlife of North America

    By Bryan Richard

    Our Price: $6.00
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9781407574493
    • Publisher: Parragon
    • Published: January 2009
  • A Field Guide to Western Birds (Third Edition)

    By Roger Tory Peterson

    Our Price: $8.00
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9780618132188
    • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company
    • Published: January 1990
    (The Peterson Field Guide series). Features include: the unique Peterson Identification System (PIS), which has never been surpassed as a tool for field i.d. and is available only in Peterson Guides; 165 full-color paintings showing more than 1,000 birds from 700 species - every species found west of the Great Plains; 441 range maps - the most accurate, precise, and legible in any field guide; easy-to-use facing-page format. Index. Color illus. 432p.
  • Audubon Handbook: Western Birds

    By John Farrand

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9780070199774
    • Publisher: Mcgraw-Hill Inc.
    • Published: October 1987
    Identifies more than four hundred species of birds found West of the Rockies, and describes the characteristics and habitat of each bird
  • Birds of Arizona Field Guide

    By Stan Tekiela

    Our Price: $14.95
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9781591930150
    • Publisher: ADVENTURE PUBLICATONS
    • Published: April 2003
    Make bird watching in Arizona even more enjoyable! With this field guide, bird identification is simple and informative. There's no need to look through dozens of photos of birds that don't live in Arizona. This book features 145 species of Arizona birds, organized by color for ease of use. Do you see a yellow bird and don't know what it is? Go to the yellow section to find out. Fact-filled information, a compare feature, range maps and detailed photographs help to ensure that you positively identify the birds that you see.
  • Birds of Central America: Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama

    By Andrew Vallely

    Our Price: $49.50
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9780691138022
    • Publisher: Princeton University Press
    • Published: October 2018
  • Birds of Southeast Asia

    By Craig Robson

    Our Price: $35.00
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9780691124353
    • Publisher: PRINCETON UP
    • Published: August 2005
    This concise, updated edition of the award-winning A Guide to the Birds of Southeast Asia (Princeton, 2000) is the most comprehensive, compact guide to this magnificent bird-rich region. It is a complete field and reference guide to the birds of Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam, and Cambodia. It also covers a wide range of species found in the Indian subcontinent, China, Taiwan, Sumatra, Java, Bali, Borneo, and the Philippines. More than 140 full-color plates All 1,270 species covered in detail Up-to-date text covers the identification, voice, habitat, behavior, and range of all the region's species and distinctive subspecies Complete coverage of some fifteen Southeast Asian countries and regions
  • Birds of the World

    By Colin Harrison

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9781564582959
    • Publisher: DK Publishing
    • Published: October 2000
    (Eyewitness Handbooks). This visual guide to more than 800 species covers the entire range of bird families. Superb annotated color photographs are accompanied by concise, informative descriptions. All the details youneed to know your birds. Glossary, index. 416p.
  • Birds, Mammals, & Reptiles of the Galapagos Islands: An Identification Guide

    By Andy Swash

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9780300088649
    • Publisher: Yale University Press
    • Published: 2000
  • Birdwatcher's Handbook: A Guide to the Natural History of the Birds of Britain and Europe

    By Paul R Ehrlich

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9780198584070
    • Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
    • Published: September 1994
    For millions of Americans, birdwatching is nothing less than an obsession. For enthusiasts, the excitement of sighting a rare species, the pleasure of watching a bird in flight, and the satisfaction of being able to spot and identify different birds constitute a burning passion that travels with them wherever they go. The Birdwatcher's Handbook provides a marvelous resource for these dedicated hobbyists, offering a compendium of information about European birds that will be a delight to armchair readers and vacationers alike. In The Birdwatcher's Handbook, authors Paul Ehrlich, David Dobkin, Darryl Wheye, and Stuart Pimm provide in-depth information about British and Northern European birds not found in standard guides. Unlike quick-reference spotter's guides, this volume combines helpful identification aids with thorough descriptions of the birds' behavior and characteristics. Here you can find out where a bird nests, what type of nest it builds, and which partner builds it; how many eggs it lays, what they look like, which parent incubates them, and for how long; how it cares for its young, what it likes to eat, and its foraging habits. This comprehensive volume also provides details about displays, mating, wintering and migration, conservation status, and guides to further reading. For the dedicated birdwatcher on the go (in one of the most popular vacation destinations for Americans), this information will constitute invaluable help for locating and following different birds, and for identifying them by their behavior as well as their appearance. And both bird-loving travelers and homebound enthusiasts will delight in the comprehensive background this book provides on 515 separate species--including 150 short essays on avian natural history. Bird-watchers form a remarkable group, dedicated to following their passion from the backyard to the most distant places. The Birdwatcher's Handbook provides the information they need for both at-a-glance reference in the field and hours of reading pleasure at home--the perfect companion to a trusted identification guide.
  • Butterflies and Moths

    By David J. Carter

    Our Price: $22.00
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9780789489838
    • Publisher: DK PUBLISHING
    • Published: May 2002
    (DK/Smithsonian Handbooks series). Packed with detailed information on characteristics, distinguishing features, and more, this handbook is the clearest identification guide to butterflies and moths. With more than 600 full-color photographs of more than 500 species, this handy pocket guide cuts through the complex process of identification. Each species entry combines a precise description with annotated photographs to highlight the chief characteristics and distinguishing features of each butterfly or moth. A distribution map, showing the geographical range of the species, as well as color-coded bands, providing at-a-glace fact, complete everu entry. Glossary, index. 304p.
  • Butterfly Gardening: The North American Butterfly Association Guide

    By Jane Hurwitz

    Our Price: $29.95
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9780691170343
    • Publisher: Princeton University Press
    • Published: April 2018
    "This book stands alone. It gently guides you step-by-step on the path to creating an accomplished butterfly garden, and it makes you feel as though you have been welcomed into a group of butterfly-gardening friends. The presentation is clear and concise, the butterfly and plant charts are indispensable, and the photographs are incredible."--Rick Mikula, president of Butterfly Rescue International "This very useful book will appeal to virtually everyone interested in butterfly gardening or butterflies. Beginners and experts alike will enjoy the down-to-earth style. Neither too elementary nor too technical, the book presents new concepts that are easy to grasp and implement, and the illustrations are excellent."--John V. Calhoun, Research Associate, McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity, Florida Museum of Natural History
  • Common Birds of Coastal Georgia (Wormsloe Foundation Nature Book)

    By Jim Wilson

    Our Price: $19.95
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9780820338286
    • Publisher: A Wormsloe Foundation Nature Book
    • Published: April 2011
    This is the fifth book on identifying birds in the southeastern US that Wilson has written, alone or with others. Here he describes more than 100 birds that people are most likely to see on the Atlantic beach, in the marshes, and in backyards in Georgia. The first arrangement is by habitat: backyard, marsh and pond, and ocean and short. Within those sections, he takes birds by size from smallest to largest. Readers can go right to habitat and size quickly, he says, and so avoid wandering through distant parts of the book. Beautiful color photographs are accompanied by descriptions and information about the bird's life. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
  • Cruisin' the Fossil Coastline: The Travels of an Artist and a Scientist along the Shores of the Prehistoric Pacific

    By Kirk R. Johnson

    Our Price: $18.00
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9781555917432
    • Publisher: Fulcrum Publishing
    • Published: September 2018

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