Birds

Rettet die Vogelwelt

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

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783473461608

Category: Birds

Page: 384

View: 5203

Nature

The Stokes Field Guide to the Birds of North America

Author: Donald Stokes,Lillian Stokes

Publisher: Little, Brown

ISBN: 9780316010504

Category: Nature

Page: 816

View: 8799

The culmination of many years of research, observation, and study, the new STOKES FIELD GUIDE includes more species, more photographs, and more useful identification information than any other photographic field guide. The guide features 853 North American bird species and more than 3,400 stunning color photographs. And yet it's portable enough to fit in your pocket! The photographs cover all significant plumages, including male, female, summer, winter, immature, morphs, important subspecies, and birds in flight. Also included * the newest scientific and common names and phylogenetic order; * special help for identifying birds in flight through important clues of behavior, plumage, and shape; * detailed descriptions of songs and calls; * important behavioral information; * key habitat preferences of each species; and * the newest range maps, detailing species' winter, summer, year-round ranges, and migration routes. * a special downloadable CD with more than 600 bird sounds (from Lang Elliott and Kevin Colver) and 150 photographs: the calls and songs of 150 common North American species.
Nature

Stokes Field Guide to Birds

Eastern Region

Author: Donald Stokes,Lillian Stokes

Publisher: Little, Brown

ISBN: 9780316818094

Category: Nature

Page: 496

View: 8788

The easiest-to-use and most comprehensive field guide to North American birds-from the country's preeminent writers on birds and nature Drawing on more than twenty years' experience as bird and wildlife experts, Donald and Lillian Stokes have produced field guides that are factually, visually, and organizationally superior to any other books you can buy. You'll find: * All the identification information on a single page-color photographs, range map, and detailed description. No more fumbling to match photos with text! * For fast reference-a compact alphabetical index inside the front and back covers. * More than 900 high-resolution color identification photographs. * An illustrated Quick Guide to the most common backyard and feeder birds. * Convenient colored tabs keyed to each bird group. * Concise and comprehensive text, with information on habitat; plumage variation; feeding, nesting, and mating behavior; bird feeder proclivity; and-for the first time in any guide-population trends and conservation status.
Nature

The New Stokes Field Guide to Birds: Western Region

Author: Donald Stokes,Lillian Stokes

Publisher: Little, Brown

ISBN: 9780316213929

Category: Nature

Page: 592

View: 5351

The culmination of many years of research, observation, and study, the THE NEW STOKES FIELD GUIDE TO BIRDS: Western Region is factually, visually, and organizationally superior to any other photographic field guide available. This easy-to-use guide features 636 North American bird species and more than 2,000 stunning color photographs. And yet it's portable enough to fit in your pocket! The guide includes: * the newest scientific and common names and phylogenetic order * special help for identifying birds in flight through important clues of behavior, plumage, and shape * detailed descriptions of songs and calls * important behavioral information and key habitat preferences * the newest range maps, detailing species' winter, summer, year-round ranges, and migration routes Whether you are a novice or experienced birder, this new Stokes guide will take your birding to the next level.
Nature

The Stokes Essential Pocket Guide to the Birds of North America

Author: Donald Stokes,Lillian Stokes

Publisher: Little, Brown

ISBN: 9780316010511

Category: Nature

Page: 288

View: 9287

A new landmark in nature guides: the most authoritative, beautiful, and useful national pocket guide to birds. Pocket-size, brilliantly colorful, and easy to use, THE STOKES ESSENTIAL POCKET GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF NORTH AMERICA contains everything you need to identify and enjoy birds in your backyard and beyond. Whether you're age 9 or 90, whether you're a novice or advanced birder, this book will help you identify birds quickly and accurately. It offers more than 580 stunning color photographs, coverage of more than 250 species, key identification clues, descriptions of songs and calls, notes on feeding and nesting behavior, advice on selecting bird feeders and binoculars, important behavioral information and key habitat preferences, and up-to-date range maps. The culmination of many years of research, observation, and study, this book is factually, visually, and organizationally superior to any other beginner's guide on the market.
Nature

The New Stokes Field Guide to Birds: Eastern Region

Author: Donald Stokes,Lillian Stokes

Publisher: Little, Brown

ISBN: 0316250732

Category: Nature

Page: 512

View: 3266

The culmination of many years of research, observation, and study, the THE NEW STOKES FIELD GUIDE TO BIRDS: Eastern Region is factually, visually, and organizationally superior to any other photographic field guide available. This easy-to-use guide features 545 North American bird species and more than 2,000 stunning color photographs. And yet it's portable enough to fit in your pocket! The photographs cover all significant plumages, including male, female, summer, winter, immature, morphs, important subspecies, and birds in flight. The guide includes: * the newest scientific and common names and phylogenetic order * special help for identifying birds in flight through important clues of behavior, plumage, and shape * detailed descriptions of songs and calls * important behavioral information and key habitat preferences * the newest range maps, detailing species' winter, summer, year-round ranges, and migration routes Whether you are a novice or experienced birder, this new Stokes guide will take your birding to the next level.
Bird watching

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

View: 1673

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.
Nature

The Joy of Birding

A Beginner's Guide

Author: Kate Rowinski

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

ISBN: 1626366594

Category: Nature

Page: 256

View: 1569

More than 50 million birders can’t be wrong. No matter where you live, you have the joy of hearing and seeing birds. This easy-to-use, full-color guide will provide you with the answers. Here you’ll learn how to identify different bird species by observing their body-parts, understand birds’ behavior and habits, get to know the birds around the home or a vacation spot, attract and make a good home for these new feathered friends, and much more! Designed especially for the home birdwatcher, but with information on destination vacations, this book teaches, “If you’re prepared to see them, they will come!”
Sports & Recreation

Sport Optics

Binoculars, Spotting Scopes & Riflescopes

Author: Alan R. Hale

Publisher: Alan R. Hale, Hale Optics

ISBN: N.A

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 184

View: 2702

Sport Optics is a helpful guide for purchasers of binoculars, riflescopes, and spotting scopes for use in hunting, bird watching, astronomy, nature viewing, and other hobbies. The book helps one make the correct purchasing decision after considering the various optical parameters with the intended use for the product. The author has been in the optical industry for over 50 years selling and designing optical instruments and intimately knows optics.
Nature

The Hummingbird Book

The Complete Guide to Attracting, Identifying,and Enjoying Hummingbirds

Author: Donald Stokes,Lillian Stokes

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 031604847X

Category: Nature

Page: 300

View: 620

Attract amazing hummingbirds to your backyard! With this comprehensive, beautifully illustrated guide, you'll find it easy to attract these tiny jewel-like birds to your own yard. The Stokes Hummingbird Book provides all the information you need to bring hummingbirds up close, identify them, and understand their fascinating and varied behavior. The book includes: * Range maps and full-color photographs to help you identify and locate hummingbirds * Information on how to select the proper feeders, what to use in them, when to put them up, and when to take them down * Advice on what flowers to plant to attract hummingbirds in your part of the country * Amazing facts about hummingbirds, such as how fast they fly and how much they weigh * Guidelines for photographing hummingbirds * Complete information on hummingbird behavior, including flight displays, breeding habits, and feeding * A special section on attracting orioles, with photographs and behavior guides for each of the eight species found in North America * A resource list for hummingbird supplies.
Nature

In Search of Swampland

A Wetland Sourcebook and Field Guide

Author: Ralph W. Tiner

Publisher: Rutgers University Press

ISBN: 9780813536811

Category: Nature

Page: 330

View: 9840

Focusing on wetland environments throughout the Northeast and North Central regions of the United States, an updated examination of swamp ecology offers an introduction to its animals and plant life, and discusses the causes of wetland loss and degradation, wetland protection, and wetland characteristics, formation, functions, and values. Original.
Family & Relationships

Guide to Great Dates

250 Great Date Ideas

Author: Paul Joannides,Toni Johnson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781885535870

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 288

View: 7509

Whether it's a tasting at the local microbrewery or a fragrant predawn visit to the wholesale flower mart, "Guide to Great Dates" provides a comprehensive list of memorable get-togethers that includes information about what it will cost, what to bring, and what to do ahead of time for worry-free fun.
Butterflies

Stokes Butterfly Book

The Complete Guide to Butterfly Gardening, Identification, and Behavior

Author: Donald Stokes,Lillian Q. Stokes,Lillian,Ernest Williams

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Butterflies

Page: 95

View: 6508

Birds

The Loon

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Birds

Page: N.A

View: 5926

Bird watching

W Inging it

Newsletter of the American Birding Association, Inc

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Bird watching

Page: N.A

View: 6010

Nature

The bird lover's garden

Author: Margaret Macavoy and Pat Kite

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781586635862

Category: Nature

Page: 128

View: 6515

Nature

Der stumme Frühling

Author: Rachel Carson

Publisher: C.H.Beck

ISBN: 3406704220

Category: Nature

Page: 348

View: 2778

Der stumme Frühling erschien erstmals 1962. Der Titel bezieht sich auf das eingangs erzählte Märchen von der blühenden Stadt, in der sich eine seltsame, schleichende Seuche ausbreitet … Das spannend geschriebene Sachbuch wirkte bei seinem Erscheinen wie ein Alarmsignal und avancierte rasch zur Bibel der damals entstehendenÖkologie-Bewegung. ZumerstenMal wurde hier in eindringlichem Appell die Fragwürdigkeit des chemischen Pflanzenschutzes dargelegt. An einer Fülle von Tatsachen machte Rachel Carson seine schädlichen Auswirkungen auf die Natur und die Menschen deutlich. Ihre Warnungen haben seither nichts von ihrer Aktualität verloren.