The Sibley Guide to Trees

Author: N.A

Publisher: Knopf

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 426

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Featuring more than 4,100 detailed paintings and five hundred maps, highlights the similarities and distinctions between approximately six hundred North American tree species.
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Aurelio Zen ermittelt in Neapel. Kriminalroman. Aurelio Zen ermittelt (5)

Author: Michael Dibdin

Publisher: Unionsverlag

ISBN: 3293308848

Category: Fiction

Page: 285

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Polizeikommissar Aurelio Zen lebt im Chaos: Man hat ihn nach Neapel strafversetzt, seine Frau will sich scheiden lassen, und seine Geliebte erwartet ein Kind von ihm. Zu allem Überfluss findet in der Stadt am Vesuv gerade eine politische Säuberungsaktion statt. Zunächst verschwinden dubiose Geschäftsmänner, korrupte Politiker und stadtbekannte Mafiosi spurlos. Und als der Kommissar sich auf die Suche nach den Drahtziehern begibt, gerät er selbst in höchste Lebensgefahr.
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Sibley's Common Trees

Broad-leaved Trees of Eastern North America

Author: N.A

Publisher: Scott & Nix Incorporated

ISBN: 9781935622000

Category: Nature

Page: N.A

View: 856

Featuring the most well-known 50 tree species in eastern North America, these high-quality, illustrated posters showcase beautifully rendered paintings designed to highlight the intricate details of each tree. For ease of comparison and identification, reproductions of similar tree types?from magnolia and birch to oak and ash to maple and elm?are grouped together. Using the foothills of the Rocky Mountains as the dividing line for east and west, this informative poster can be used for easy identification of trees found across North America. Printed and packaged using recycled papers, this stunning poster will enhance any tree-lovers' wall.
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The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America

Author: David Sibley

Publisher: Knopf

ISBN: 9780679451204

Category: Nature

Page: 431

View: 4421

A guide for bird enthusiasts specifically designed for use in the field features descriptions of 650 species of birds from east of the Rocky Mountains, and illustrations that depict species from different views.
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More Than Birds

Adventurous Lives of North American Naturalists

Author: Val Shushkewich

Publisher: Dundurn

ISBN: 1459705599

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 296

View: 924

Twenty-two profiles of significant naturalists, beginning with 19th-century Alexander Wilson and John James Audubon and including Jack Miner, Roger Tory Peterson, Robert Bateman, and David Allen Sibley, portray the development of natural heritage studies in North America. Their extraordinary stories inspire recognition of the need for conservation.
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Field Guide to the Street Trees of New York City

Author: Leslie Day,Trudy Smoke

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN: 1421401525

Category: Nature

Page: 296

View: 7846

Describes 50 species of trees commonly found in the neighborhoods where people live, work and travel in the Big Apple, in a book that includes original drawings of leaves and photos of bark, fruit, flower and twig for easy identification, as well as detailed maps identifying the specific addresses to find a good example of each tree species. Original.
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Vier Fische

Author: Paul Greenberg

Publisher: ebook Berlin Verlag

ISBN: 3827074746

Category: Nature

Page: 320

View: 8220

Der preisgekrönte Autor und passionierte Angler Paul Greenberg nimmt uns mit auf eine Reise über die Flüsse und Meere dieser Welt und erzählt die Geschichte jener vier Fischarten, die mittlerweile überall die Speisekarten beherrschen: Lachs, Barsch, Kabeljau und Thunfisch. Er besucht norwegische Großfarmen, die jährlich 500 000 Tonnen Lachs produzieren - mit Hilfe genetischer Techniken, die ursprünglich bei der Schafzucht zum Einsatz kamen. In Alaska besichtigt er die einzige Fair-Trade-Fischerei der Welt. Er erklärt, warum die Meerestiere zunehmend mit Quecksilber und anderen Schadstoffen belastet sind, und schildert, wie der Mittelmeerbarsch zu einer global nachgefragten Ware werden konnte. Greenberg stellt viele der Fragen, die immer mehr Menschen beim Anblick einer Speisekarte oder der Tiefkühltruhe unseres Supermarkts beschäftigen: Was ist der Unterschied zwischen Wild-, Zucht- und Biofisch? Welchen Fisch können wir bedenkenlos essen? Was bedeutet Überfischung eigentlich? Lassen sich Fische wirklich domestizieren wie andere Tiere auch, oder sollten wir generell aufhören, Fisch zu essen? Fische, so Greenbergs Fazit, sind unser letztes wirklich ?wildes Nahrungsmittel. Womöglich nicht mehr lange. Nur wenn wir besser verstehen, unter welchen Bedingungen und um welchen Preis Fisch auf unseren Tellern landet, werden wir dem Lebensraum - und der Nahrungsquelle - Meer mit neuer, dringend gebotener Achtung begegnen.
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Sibley's Owls of North America

Author: N.A

Publisher: Scott & Nix Incorporated

ISBN: 9781935622086

Category: Art

Page: N.A

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Featuring exquisite, to-scale drawings of American owls, this poster contains both male and female depictions of all 19 species native to North America, as well as information on where they can be found. Grouped by region to aid in identification, this beautiful reference exhibits the wide range of owls that inhabit the continent, from the expansive wingspan of the Great Gray Owl to the tiny Elf Owl and the Northern Pygmy-Owl. This impressive and meticulously detailed display is the perfect gift for birdwatchers and Sibley fans everywhere.
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The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Western North America

Author: N.A

Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated

ISBN: 9780679451211

Category: Nature

Page: 471

View: 7882

A guide for bird enthusiasts specifically designed for use in the field features descriptions of 703 species of birds from west of the Rocky Mountains, and illustrations that depict species from different views.
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Sibley's Trees of Pacific Northwest -Fol

Author: David Sibley

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781621261711

Category:

Page: 10

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Written and illustrated by David Allen Sibley, America's most widely respected illustrator and naturalist, this FoldingGuide™ offers instant access to just what the curious beginner needs to know. 48 of the most common indigenous and cultivated tree species are covered, including descriptions, size, range, and illustrations of bark, leaves, blossoms, and fruits and berries, all taken from his award-winning The Sibley Guide to Trees. The Pacific Northwest region includes coastal Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia.
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Field Guide to the Natural World of Washington,

Author: Howard Youth

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN: 1421412322

Category: Science

Page: 400

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Nature awaits discovery at almost every turn in the complex ecosystem of Washington, D.C. In parks large and small, within the District's gardens, and on public streets, there is tremendous biodiversity. In Field Guide to the Natural World of Washington, D.C., naturalist Howard Youth takes us on an urban safari, describing the wild side of the nation's capital. Beyond the abundant wildlife that can be seen in every neighborhood, Washington boasts a large park network rich in natural wonders. A hike along the trails of Rock Creek Park, one of the country’s largest and oldest urban forests, quickly reveals white-tailed deer, eastern gray squirrels, and little brown bats. Mayapples, Virginia bluebells, and red mulberry trees are but a few of the treasures found growing at the National Arboretum. A stroll along the Potomac and Anacostia Rivers might reveal stealthy denizens such as bullfrogs, largemouth bass, and common snapping turtles. Detailed drawings by Carnegie artist Mark A. Klingler and photography by Robert E. Mumford, Jr., reveal the rich color and stunning beauty of the flora and fauna awaiting every D.C. naturalist. Whether seeking a secluded jog or an adventurous outing, residents and tourists alike will find this handsome guide indispensable for finding oases away from the noise of the city.
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Pocketguide to Eastern Wetlands

Author: T. Travis,Shanda Brown

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 0811758613

Category: Nature

Page: 304

View: 6372

More than 200 plants, trees and shrubs, invertebrates, fish, amphibians, reptiles, mammals, and birds commonly found in eastern wetland habitats are featured in this detailed field guide.
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New York City Trees

A Field Guide for the Metropolitan Area

Author: Edward Sibley Barnard

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 9780231128353

Category: Gardening

Page: 240

View: 2945

Complemented by more than seven hundred full-color photographs, drawings, and maps, this intriguing field guide takes a close-up look at the trees of New York City and the metropolitan area, discussing the natural history of each tree, furnishing identification tips, and including a driectory of the oldest, strangest, and most beautiful trees. Original. (Biology & Natural History)
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Das Seelenleben der Tiere

Liebe, Trauer, Mitgefühl - erstaunliche Einblicke in eine verborgene Welt

Author: Peter Wohlleben

Publisher: Ludwig

ISBN: 3641189802

Category: Nature

Page: 240

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Das neue Buch des SPIEGEL-Bestsellerautors Fürsorgliche Eichhörnchen, treu liebende Kolkraben, mitfühlende Waldmäuse und trauernde Hirschkühe – sind das nicht Gefühle, die allein dem Menschen vorbehalten sind? Der passionierte Förster und Bestsellerautor Peter Wohlleben lehrt uns das Staunen über die ungeahnte Gefühlswelt der Tiere. Anhand neuester wissenschaftlicher Erkenntnisse und anschaulicher Geschichten nimmt er uns mit in eine kaum ergründete Welt: die komplexen Verhaltensweisen der Tiere im Wald und auf dem Hof, ihr emotionales und bewusstes Leben. Und wir begreifen: Tiere sind uns näher, als wir je gedacht hätten. Faszinierend, erhellend, bisweilen unglaublich!
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Sibley's Backyard Birds

Eastern North America

Author: David Allen Sibley

Publisher: Scott & Nix Incorporated

ISBN: 9780982510209

Category: Nature

Page: N.A

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Featuring the top 100 bird species in eastern and western North America, these high-quality, illustrated posters include a selection of beautifully rendered paintings designed to highlight the intricate details of each bird. Both male and female birds are represented in relative scale, offering birdwatchers the opportunity to view the most common birds at a glance and giving an accurate impression of the differences in sizes. To aid in identification, birds are arranged by type?from blackbirds to woodpeckers to songbirds, and beyond. Using the foothills of the Rocky Mountains as the dividing line for east and west, these essential guides can be used for easy identification of backyard birds in North America. These meticulously detailed posters make remarkable additions to any birder's reference collection.
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Nature Guide to the Blue Ridge Parkway

Author: Ann Simpson,Rob Simpson

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 0762793627

Category: Nature

Page: 256

View: 9729

The stunning wildlife along the Blue Ridge Parkway attracts more than 14 million annual visitors from near and far for viewing and photographing opportunities. This information-packed, pocket-size field guide features more than 200 species of mammals, birds, insects, fish, wildflowers, mushrooms and more in a convenient, portable package. Including full-color photos and easy-to-understand descriptions, species are arranged by family to aid in quick identification. This book also includes ecosystem and geology information about the park as well as suggested nature hikes. This is the perfect nature guide for your next trip to the Blue Ridge Parkway.
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#Urban Birding

Author: David Lindo

Publisher: Kosmos

ISBN: 3440162125

Category: Nature

Page: 352

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Eins ist klar: Wer dieses Buch gelesen hat, schnappt sich ein Fernglas und geht in den nächsten Park, um Vögel zu beobachten. 115 Städte weltweit hat Urban Birder David Lindo besucht und erzählt erstaunliche und inspirierende Geschichten über die Vögel, die er auf seinen Trips erlebt hat. Auch in Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz war er unterwegs, hat Experten vor Ort getroffen oder sich einfach durch den Großstadtdschungel treiben lassen. Denn Vögel beobachten kann man in der Stadt praktisch immer und überall. „Look up!“, lautet das einfache Motto des sympathischen Briten. So öffnet er unsere Augen für die Wildnis in den Städten und nimmt uns mit zu spannenden Abenteuern im urbanen Alltag.
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Bright Wings

Author: Billy Collins

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 0231150873

Category: Nature

Page: 268

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Presents an anthology of poetry about birds from both classical and contemporary poets alike, in a work that features paintings from bird illustrator David Allen Sibley.
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