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Emergency Care and Rehabilitation of Oiled Sea Otters: A Guide for Oil Spills Involving Fur-Bearing Marine Mammals (Natural History)
By Univ of Alaska Pr
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ean: 9780912006789, isbn: 0912006781,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
This book was written by twenty-nine professionals with the often unwilling cooperation of 357 Alaskan sea otters -- the most photogenic and probably the most vulnerable of the mammalian victims of the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill.It is divided into three sections covering a broad range of concerns, from how best to capture a sea otter, through tests and suggested treatments, to considerations governing release of rehabilitated animals. Experts also discuss facility design, volunteer training, an

Lake Kariba: A Man-Made Tropical Ecosystem in Central Africa (Monographiae Biologicae)
By Springer
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ean: 9789061930761, isbn: 9061930766,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 9 reviews
In 1964 the Lake Kariba Fisheries Research Institute (LKFRI) was created in Kariba, Rhodesia as a United Nations Development Program Project, and executed by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAD) in cooperation with the Governments of Rhodesia and Zambia. Dr. A. G. COCHE took charge of the Limnological Section and conducted research on the entire lake between January 1965 and January 1966. In 1966 the Central Fisheries Research Institute (CFRI) was created in Chilanga, Zambia by the Depart

Audubon's Masterpieces: 150 Prints from the Birds of America
By JG Press
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ean: 9781572153172, isbn: 1572153172,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
Early in the 1800s John James Audubon conceived of the project of painting all the species of birds in North America. He realized his ambition with the publication of Birds of America. This pioneering work has become an undisputed classic. The 150 prints compiled here in Audubon's Masterpieces from the first Royal Octavo edition conclusively establish the breadth and depth of Audubon's Achievement. The son of a French naval officer and a Creole woman, Audubon was born in Haiti in 1785, educated

A Practical Guide to Rock Microstructure
By Cambridge University Press
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ean: 9781108427241, isbn: 1108427243,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 9 reviews
A clear understanding of the processes responsible for observed rock microstructures is essential for making reliable petrogenetic interpretations, including inferences made from chemical and isotopic analyses of minerals. This volume presents a comprehensive survey of rock microstructures, emphasising basic concepts and the latest methods, while highlighting potential pitfalls in the interpretation of the origin of rock microstructure. Richly illustrated with over 250 colour photographs, includ

The Breeding Bird Atlas of Georgia
By University of Georgia Press
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ean: 9780820328935, isbn: 0820328936,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
This is a comprehensive historical record of all free-ranging bird species known to be breeding in Georgia around the beginning of the new millennium. The atlas profiles 182 species, from the sociable House Wren to the secretive Black Rail; from the thriving Red-shouldered Hawk to the threatened Wilson’s Plover. The atlas is the result of a systematic survey conducted from 1994 to 2001, the massive collaborative effort of several private organizations, public agencies, and many individuals. It

King Of Fish: The Thousand-Year Run of Salmon
By Basic Books
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ean: 9780813341477, isbn: 0813341477,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
The salmon that symbolize the Pacific Northwest's natural splendor are now threatened with extinction across much of their ancestral range. In studying the natural and human forces that shape the rivers and mountains of that region, geologist David Montgomery has learned to see the evolution and near-extinction of the salmon as a story of changing landscapes. Montgomery shows how a succession of historical experiences -first in the United Kingdom, then in New England, and now in the Pacific Nort

Handbook of Western Palearctic Birds: Passerines
By Helm
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mpn: 9780713645712, ean: 9780713645712, isbn: 0713645717,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
This unique and spectacular handbook is the most complete and comprehensive photographic guide to the passerines of the Western Palearctic. Written by two of the world's most respected ornithologists, Hadoram Shirihai and Lars Svensson, the Handbook of Western Palearctic Birds contains the most up-to-date information available on bird identification covering all aspects of plumage, moult, aging and sexing, with sections on voice and other identification criteria, and detailed taxonomic notes. Th

Avian Anatomy: Textbook and Colour Atlas (Second Edition)
By 5m Publishing
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ean: 9781910455609, isbn: 1910455601,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
Bringing together annotated images and anatomical terms, this reference book is a unique combination of a practical, clinically oriented textbook and pictorial atlas of avian anatomy. Containing very high quality photographs, including histological and radiographic images, and schematic diagrams, this edition focuses on ornamental birds and poultry. Among the various species examined are chickens, ducks, and geese, as well as budgerigars, psitaccines and many others. Wild bird species, such as t

Track of the Grizzly
By Brand: Sierra Club Books
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ean: 9780871563224, isbn: 0871563223,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
Track of the Grizzly is the culmination of one of the most ambitious wildlife studies ever undertaken—the Craighead field study of the grizzly bears of the Rocky Mountains, carried out in Yellowstone National Park and the huge surrounding ecosystem, spanning three states.The grizzly once roamed North America as a coequal with early humans, its range stretching from the Mississippi to the Pacific and from Mexico to the Arctic. Today only remnant populations live in the contiguous United States;

Birds of Nunavut
By UBC Press
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ean: 9780774860246, isbn: 0774860243,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
Nunavut is a land of islands, encompassing some of the most remote places on Earth. It is also home to some of the world's most fascinating bird species. Birds of Nunavut is the first complete survey of every species known to occur in the territory. Cowritten by a team of eighteen experts, it documents 295 species of birds (of which 145 are known to breed there), presenting a wealth of information on identification, distribution, ecology, behavior, and conservation. Lavishly illustrated with ove

Penguins: The Ultimate Guide
By Princeton University Press
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ean: 9780691162997, isbn: 0691162999,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
Penguins are perhaps the most beloved birds. On land, their behavior appears so humorous and expressive that we can be excused for attributing to them moods and foibles similar to our own. Few realize how complex and mysterious their private lives truly are, as most of their existence takes place far from our prying eyes, hidden beneath the ocean waves. This stunningly illustrated book provides a unique look at these extraordinary creatures and the cutting-edge science that is helping us to bett

More Birding by Ear: Eastern/Central (Peterson Field Guide Audio Series)
By Peterson Books
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mpn: PB618225927, ean: 9780618225927, isbn: 0618225927,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
A continuation of the successful BIRDING BY EAR system for learning bird songs.Just as the original BIRDING BY EAR audio introduces listeners to a unique method of learning and remembering bird songs, MORE BIRDING BY EAR employs these proven techniques for ninety-six additional species of birds found east of the Rockies. Walton and Lawson have created learning groups of similar vocalizations and clearly point out distinguishing characteristics, using phonetics, mnemonics, and other memory aids.

Urban Ornithology: 150 Years of Birds in New York City
By Comstock Pub. Associates
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ean: 9781501719615, isbn: 1501719610,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
Urban Ornithology is the first quantitative historical analysis of any New York City natural area’s birdlife and spans the century and a half from 1872 to 2016. Only Manhattan’s Central and Brooklyn’s Prospect Parks have preliminary species lists, not revised since 1967, and the last book examining the birdlife of the entire New York City area is now more than fifty years old.This book updates the avifaunas of those two parks, the Bronx, and other New York City boroughs. It treats the 301

Hawks at a Distance: Identification of Migrant Raptors
By Princeton University Press
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ean: 9780691135588, isbn: 0691135584,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
The ultimate must-have guide for identifying migrant raptors, Hawks at a Distance is the first volume to focus on distant raptors as they are truly seen in the field. Jerry Liguori, a leading expert on North American raptors, factors in new information and approaches for identifying twenty-nine species of raptor in various lighting situations and settings. The field guide's nineteen full-color portraits, 558 color photos, and 896 black-and-white images portray shapes and plumages for each specie

The Complete Book of North American Owls
By Perseus Books Group
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mpn: PBG1607107260, ean: 9781607107262, isbn: 1607107260,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
The Complete Book of North American Owls offers a rare, up-close look at one of the world’s most intriguing birds. From the silent, lethal swoop of a great horned owl as it swerves between northern pines to make a kill, to the pert bobbing of a pygmy owl as it focuses on an intruder, the habits of each species are vividly described.Each species has its own extensive introduction that explains its hunting techniques, courtship rituals, nesting habits, territorial calls, and specialized traits.S

Birds of America
By Sterling
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ean: 9781402789472, isbn: 1402789475,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
John James Audubon's paintings and descriptions of the birds of North America remain the gold standard against which all ornithological portraits are judged. His landmark work, Birds of America (1838), consisted of 435 life-size prints that were published in batches of five over the course of thirteen years. Because the prints were extremely large and had to be hand-colored by a team of painters, the cost of creating the original sets was exorbitant. Today, complete copies are rare--the last to

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