Kaufman Field Guide to Birds of North America

Author: Kenn Kaufman

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780618574230

Category: Nature

Page: 391

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Collects photographs, range maps, and descriptive entries identifying the markings, habits, habitat, and voice of each species.
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Kaufman Field Guide to Nature of New England

Author: Kenn Kaufman,Kimberly Kaufman

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 061845697X

Category: Nature

Page: 416

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Presents an illustrated field guide to the plants, wildlife, night sky, and natural environments of New England.
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Birds of North America

Author: Kenn Kaufman

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780618132195

Category: Nature

Page: 383

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Collects photographs, range maps, and descriptive entries identifying the markings, habits, habitat, and voice of each species.
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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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Kaufman Field Guide to Advanced Birding

Understanding what You See and Hear

Author: Kenn Kaufman

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0547248326

Category: Nature

Page: 448

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A resource with nearly 900 full-color photos examines the basics of each major bird group, describes the principles of identification and much more. By the author of Lives of North American Birds. 20,000 first printing.
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Lives of North American Birds

Author: Kenn Kaufman

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780618159888

Category: Nature

Page: 675

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A natural history of birds provides information on more than nine hundred species of birds, including what they eat, where they build their nests, how many eggs they lay, what habitat they choose, when they migrate, and their current conservation status.
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Kaufman Field Guide to Butterflies of North America

Author: Jim P. Brock,Kenn Kaufman

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780618768264

Category: Nature

Page: 391

View: 1200

The most user-friendly butterfly guide ever published, still handy and compact, now updated with the very latest information - Follows the latest classification, recognizing more than forty additional species - Includes four new color plates of Mexican-border rarities - More than 2,300 images of butterflies in natural poses - Pictorial table of contents - Convenient one-page index - Range maps on text pages
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Introduction to Birds of the Southern California Coast

Author: Joan Easton Lentz

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520243217

Category: History

Page: 316

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This easy-to-use handbook is a must for anyone who wants to leave behind Southern California's noisy freeways and crowded beaches in search of the wild places where birds can be found. A perfect companion for excursions from San Luis Obispo County to the Mexican border, it is designed to familiarize birdwatchers, hikers, naturalists, residents, and travelers with the appearance and behavior of 120 of the most common coastal birds. 120 color plates.
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Birds of the American Southwest

Author: Lynn Hassler Kaufman

Publisher: Rio Nuevo Pub

ISBN: 9781887896245

Category: Nature

Page: 96

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Contains descriptions and illustrations of eighty-six species of birds that live in the American Southwest, with information about habitats, distinctive markings, and characteristic behaviors.
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Peterson Guide to Bird Identification—in 12 Steps

Author: Steve N. G. Howell,Brian L. Sullivan

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 1328558134

Category: Nature

Page: 160

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Identifying birds can be overwhelming. Where and how do you start? The good news is that most people already know more than they realize about birds, which can greatly simplify the identification process. Written in a helpful, conversational style and illustrated with numerous photos, this “12-step program” starts with the basics and builds logically into a manageable framework that enables anyone to get into, or get more out of, the world of watching, identifying, and enjoying birds. “Identifying birds is a science and an art. These leading masters of the craft share a wealth of inside knowledge in this gem of a book. If you’re a birder at any level of experience, I guarantee this book will improve your skills in the field.” —Kenn Kaufman, author of the Kaufman Field Guide to Advanced Birding “The birding equivalent of having Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking teach you how to count, add, subtract, multiply, and comprehend quantum mechanics. Bird watchers at every skill level will garner insights from this book.” — Pete Dunne, author of Birds of Prey STEVE N. G. HOWELL is an international bird tour leader with WINGS, a popular speaker and trip leader at birding festivals, and author of numerous books and articles. He lives in California. BRIAN SULLIVAN works on eBird and digital publications at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. He lives in California.
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Kaufman Field Guide to Butterflies of North America

Author: Jim P. Brock,Kenn Kaufman

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780618768264

Category: Nature

Page: 391

View: 9513

The most user-friendly butterfly guide ever published, still handy and compact, now updated with the very latest information - Follows the latest classification, recognizing more than forty additional species - Includes four new color plates of Mexican-border rarities - More than 2,300 images of butterflies in natural poses - Pictorial table of contents - Convenient one-page index - Range maps on text pages
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Kaufman Field Guide to Mammals of North America

Author: Nora Bowers,Rick Bowers,Kenn Kaufman

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780618951888

Category: Nature

Page: 351

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Now with a new lower price and a new ISBN, the Kaufman Field Guide to Mammals invites nature lovers to discover North America's wild animals This comprehensive guide treats every species of wild mammal found north of the Mexican border, from squirrels and chipmunks to grizzly bears and jaguars as well as those in offshore waters. More than 1,200 photographs have been digitally edited to show correct sizes, comparative colors, and the field marks necessary for identification in the wild. With each title in the distinguished Kaufman Field Guide series, Kenn Kaufman engages and educates naturalists of all ages and skill levels about the wonders of nature. In Mammals of North America, the format has been designed for easy field use, with illustrations, maps, and text arranged side by side. Detailed range maps show where each species is common or rare. The authoritative text discusses the identification of these animals and the essential facts about their habitats and behavior. Hundreds of illustrations show tracks, dens, and other signs that we may notice even when the animals themselves are out of sight.
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Sport Optics

Binoculars, Spotting Scopes & Riflescopes

Author: Alan R. Hale

Publisher: Alan R. Hale, Hale Optics

ISBN: N.A

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 184

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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.
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Pete Dunne's Essential Field Guide Companion

A Comprehensive Resource for Identifying North American Birds

Author: Pete Dunne

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0544135687

Category: Nature

Page: 736

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In this book, bursting with more information than any field guide could hold, the well-known author and birder Pete Dunne introduces readers to the "Cape May School of Birding." It's an approach to identification that gives equal or more weight to a bird's structure and shape and the observer's overall impression (often called GISS, for General Impression of Size and Shape) than to specific field marks. After determining the most likely possibilities by considering such factors as habitat and season, the birder uses characteristics such as size, shape, color, behavior, flight pattern, and vocalizations to identify a bird. The book provides an arsenal of additional hints and helpful clues to guide a birder when, even after a review of a field guide, the identification still hangs in the balance. This supplement to field guides shares the knowledge and skills that expert birders bring to identification challenges. Birding should be an enjoyable pursuit for beginners and experts alike, and Pete Dunne combines a unique playfulness with the work of identification. Readers will delight in his nicknames for birds, from the Grinning Loon and Clearly the Bathtub Duck to Bronx Petrel and Chicken Garnished with a Slice of Mango and a Dollop of Raspberry Sherbet.
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A field guide to advanced birding

birding challenges and how to approach them

Author: Kenn Kaufman,National Audubon Society,National Wildlife Federation,Roger Tory Peterson Institute

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 299

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Explains how to identify the most difficult species of birds
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Kurze Begegnungen mit Che Guevara

Erzählungen

Author: Ben Fountain

Publisher: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag

ISBN: 3423426454

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

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Faszinierende Reise an exotische Orte unserer Erde Fountain führt den Leser an Orte, wo kein Tourist sich hinwagen würde. Seine amerikanischen Landsleute hat es dorthin verschlagen, um zu arbeiten oder um Gutes zu tun. Ein Ornithologe versucht trotz Geiselhaft durch kolumbianische Freiheitskämpfer eine seltene Vogelart zu retten; ein Entwicklungshelfer bemüht sich, Frauen oder auch kostbares Kulturgut vor dem Untergang zu bewahren; die Gattin eines Special-Forces- Offiziers besiegt eine haitianische Voodoo-Göttin, mit der ihr Mann eine nicht eindeutig spirituelle Beziehung unterhält. Verwegene Abenteuer in einem Mix aus Tragik, Gefahr, Aufruhr und Hoffnung, der so charakteristisch ist für Länder im Umbruch. Provozierend und scharfsinnig porträtiert Fountain seine Helden und Heldinnen, niemals lässt er sie im Stich, sondern spannt ihnen bei ihren existenziellen Drahtseilakten ein Netz aus Humor und Freundlichkeit auf.
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Kingbird Highway

The Biggest Year in the Life of an Extreme Birder

Author: Kenn Kaufman

Publisher: HMH

ISBN: 9780547349442

Category: Nature

Page: 336

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An ornithologist’s account of his youthful, year-long, cross-country birdwatching adventure: “A fascinating memoir of an obsession.” —Booklist At sixteen, Kenn Kaufman dropped out of the high school where he was student council president and hit the road, hitching back and forth across America, from Alaska to Florida, Maine to Mexico. Maybe not all that unusual a thing to do in the seventies, but what Kenn was searching for was a little different: not sex, drugs, God, or even self, but birds. A report of a rare bird would send him hitching nonstop from Pacific to Atlantic and back again. When he was broke he would pick fruit or do odd jobs to earn the fifty dollars or so that would last him for weeks. His goal was to set a record—most North American species seen in a year—but along the way he began to realize that at this breakneck pace he was only looking, not seeing. What had been a game became a quest for a deeper understanding of the natural world. Kingbird Highway is a unique coming-of-age story, combining a lyrical celebration of nature with wild, and sometimes dangerous, adventures, starring a colorful cast of characters.
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Public Library Core Collection

A Selection Guide to Reference Books and Adult Nonfiction. Nonfiction

Author: John Greenfieldt,Patrice Bartell

Publisher: Hw Wilson Co

ISBN: 9780824210946

Category: Public libraries

Page: 1856

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Kaufman Field Guide to Insects of North America

Author: Eric R. Eaton,Kenn Kaufman

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780618153107

Category: Nature

Page: 391

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Highlighted by more than two thousand digitally enhanced color photographs, a comprehensive guide to the insects of North America contains information--including life histories, behaviors, and habitats--on every major group of insects found north of Mexico.
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