Falcon Pocket Guide Black Bears

Author: Jack Ballard
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493004514
Size: 59.98 MB
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Falcon Pocket Guide Black Bears from the Author: Jack Ballard. Black Bears presents readers with substantive yet easily digestible information on this widespread yet sometimes feared animal. Where do black bears live? What enemies do they have? How do they communicate? What issues exist in the controversial relationship between bears and humans? This book contains all the information you need to know to become familiar with these fascinating animals. Accompanied by numerous full-color photos of black bears in their natural habitat, this handy field guide makes an excellent take-home souvenir and reference for anybody interested in black bears.

The Barn Owl

Author: D.S Bunn
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 140813960X
Size: 31.13 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The Barn Owl from the Author: D.S Bunn. In the classic monograph mould, this study of Tyto alba is the product of almost 40 years field work by its authors and complementary observations by other dedicated ornithologists in Britain, the USA and Europe. The result is a detailed, balanced account based on intimate knowledge of the Barn Owl in varying habitats in Britain, comparing, as appropriate, this race's behaviour with that of sub-species in other areas of the world. There are major chapters on breeding and general behaviour, feeding, distribution, etc, but voice is rightly given a full treatment. The text is graced by Ian Willis's fine drawings and there are 31 photographs plus a colour frontispiece.

Gamebird Taxidermy With Frank Newmyer

Author: Roger Schroeder
Publisher:
ISBN:
Size: 27.18 MB
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Gamebird Taxidermy With Frank Newmyer from the Author: Roger Schroeder. Demonstrates each step in preparing a game bird for its display mount and discusses the use of mannikins

The Paper Zoo

Author: Charlotte Sleigh
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022644712X
Size: 25.18 MB
Format: PDF
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The Paper Zoo from the Author: Charlotte Sleigh. For many, their first experience of the natural world is in the pages of books and in library collections--a Paper Zoo. This stunning book gathers together a wide range of beautiful nature illustrations from the British Library's collections, including manuscripts, prints and drawings, and rare printed books, and featuring items from all around the world. With striking images of butterflies, beetles, spiders, animals, shells, fish and birds, the pages bring readers into contact with some of the world's most renowned natural history illustrators, such as Audubon and Catesby, and on expeditions to discover the lesser known rare finds as well. The text traces the story of the art of natural history from the Renaissance through the great age of exploration to the 19th century, to demonstrate how the collaboration between the fields of art and science has rendered such exquisite forms. The plates, all taken from books, are organized into several themed sections, though not on strict taxonomic grounds, but rather on broader themes of exotic, native, domestic, and paradoxical (with reference to what the species were at that time--for what is native now may well once have been exotic).