The first complete survey of the birds of Nunavut, this fully illustrated reference work identifies and documents the distribution, ecology, behaviour, and conservation of the species that live in and migrate through the territory.
Most people wouldn’t think to look for penguins in a hot desert, but every year along a windswept edge of coastal Patagonia, hundreds of thousands of Magellanic penguins gather to rear their young at Punta Tombo, Argentina, the largest penguin colony in the world outside of Antarctica.
Volume 2–Nonpasserines: Shorebirds through Woodpeckers
This volume and its predecessor condense the vast amount of literature on the nonpasserines of Ontario into a compact reference manual that will be essential to biologists, environmental planners, and serious birders.
Arizona is renowned as a premier birding state, a place where many species rarely seen anywhere else in the country reach the northern end of their migratory range. Jim Burns' Arizona Birds is a lively portrayal of the habits and habitats of seventy-five of these unique southwestern species. Burns has written much more than a field guide, ...
There is a common but often unspoken arrogance on the part of outside observers that folk science and traditional knowledge--the type developed by Native communities and tribal groups--is inferior to the "formal science" practiced by Westerners.
In this lucidly written and humanistic account of the O'odham tribes of Arizona and ...
Nonpasserines - Introduction, Loons through Waterfowl
For the first time, the natural history, migration patterns, habitat requirements, reproductive biology, and distribution of the province's birdlife are combined in one publication.
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