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Gatherings of Angels (Migrating Birds and Their Ecology)

By: Able, Kenneth P. (Edited by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Comstock Pub. Assoc. (Div. of Cornell Univ. Press): 1999

Seller ID: 37219


First printing. 193 pp. with color photographs throughout. The volume focuses on different species or groups of birds and the localities essential to their survival. Also discussed is the timing of migrant travel, the routes followed and the concentration of birds in stopover locations which must be preserved if the birds are to have secure resting spots with fresh water and ample food. View more info

The Golden Plover and Other Birds

By: Allen, Arthur A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Comstock Pub. Co.: 1939

Seller ID: 27548


324 pp. with seven color plates and 240 photographs of birds in nature. American Bird Biographies (Second Series). A series of stories with autobiographical material of each bird identified. An excellent volume dedicated to birds of all types and one that should be on a bird lovers shelf. Green boards with gilt lettering on cover and red lettering on spine. View more info

All About North Carolina Birds

By: Alsop, Fred J. III

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sweet Water Press: 1997

Seller ID: 36628


Second printing. A complete guide to attracting, identifying and photographing North Carolina birds. 201 pp. of the only birding guide dedicated to meeting all the needs of the North Carolina birdwatcher (or every age and experience level). Color photographs throughout with information on size, color, voice, range, habitat, food habits and much more. Laminated pictorial horizontal softcover. View more info

American Birds (Incorporating Audubon Field Notes)

By: Arbib, Robert, Lois H. Heilbrun and the Regional Christmas Bird Count Editors of American Birds

Price: $20.00

Publisher: National Audubon Soc. In Collaboration with the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service: 1973

Seller ID: 23494


April, Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. 135 - 558. Volume includes the Christmas bird counts and summaries of all time highest counts of individuals in Canada and the U. S., plus much more. View more info

American Birds (Incorporating Audubon Field Notes)

By: Arbib, Robert, Lois H. Heilbrun and the Regional Christmas Bird Count Editors of American Birds

Price: $20.00

Publisher: National Audubon Soc. In Collaboration with the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service: 1974

Seller ID: 23495


April, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 145 - 584. Volume includes the Christmas bird counts and summaries of all time highest counts of individuals in Canada and the U. S., plus much more. View more info

American Birds (Incorporating Audubon Field Notes)

By: Arbib, Robert, Lois H. Heilbrun and the Regional Christmas Bird Count Editors of American Birds

Price: $20.00

Publisher: National Audubon Soc. In Collaboration with the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service: 1975

Seller ID: 23496


April, Vol. 29, No. 2, pp. 151 - 638. Volume includes the Christmas bird counts and summaries of all time highest counts of individuals in Canada and the U. S., plus much more. View more info

Audubon's Birds of America

By: Audubon, John J.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Thunder Bay Press: 1994

Seller ID: 37156


The Royal Octavo Edition. 500 plaates. This volume contains 65 more plates than the double elephant folio. A truly beautiful book. Scarce title. View more info

Birds that Stopped Flying

By: Austin, Elisabeth S.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Random House: 1969

Seller ID: 24233


82 pp. with photographs throughout and intriguing stories of why 49 birds stopped flying and how they managed to survive without flight. Two minor repaired tears on top rear of DJ. View more info

Birds of New Guinea

By: Bechler, Bruce M., Et. Al.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Princeton Univ. Press: 1986

Seller ID: 37194


295 pp. which treat all of the more than 700 species of birds recorded from the region, illustrations (more than 600 of them in 47 fine color plates and light black and white half tone plates). The text contains species accounts, treating identification, distribution, ecology, vocalizations and behavior, plus much more. Oversized lamonated pictorial softcover. Former owner's name in upper right corner of fore edge page. Extremely scarce volume. View more info

Life Histories of North American Birds of Prey

By: Bent, Arthur Cleveland

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Dover Pub.: 1961

Seller ID: 29401


Volumes I and II. Volume I, 409 pp. with numerous photographs - Volume II, 482 pp. with numerous photographs. Ex library editions. Red boards with black lettering on cover and spine. View more info

Birds That Hunt and Are Hunted (Life Histories of 170 Birds of Prey, Game Birds and Water Fowls)

By: Blanchan Neltje

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Doubleday & McClure Co.: 1898

Seller ID: 39601


357 pp. including 48 colored plates. Divided innto four sections: Part 1, Water Birds - Part 2, Wading Birds - Part 3, Gallinaceous Game Birds - Part 4, Birds of Prey. Green boards with white lettering on cover and spine. Scarce title. View more info

Finding Birds in Japan: The Tokyo Area

By: Brazil, Mark

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Terytaka Shimizu: 1984

Seller ID: 37200


35 pp. which identify bird watching sites in the Tokyo area and includes maps to assist the birder. Green cloth cover with birds on cover. Pamphlet format. View more info

Finding Birds in Japan: Honshu

By: Brazil, Mark

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Terytaka Shimizu: 1985

Seller ID: 37201


118 pp. which identify bird watching sites around the Honshu area and includes maps to assist the birder. Red cloth cover with bird on cover. Pamphlet format. View more info

The Mountain and the Migration (A Guide to Hawk Mountain)

By: Brett, James J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hawk Mountain Sanctuary Assoc.: 1986

Seller ID: 37226


Stated first edition/first printing. 111 pp. with maps, pictures and illustrations throughout. It is a guide which introduces the reader to the historical and cultural background of the mountain, discusses its indigenous plants and animals and treats, in depth, the yearly autumn migration of tens of thousands of birds of prey for which it is known. Laminated pictorial cover. Inscribed by author. View more info

The Development of Color in Budgerigars

By: Brooks, E. W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: All Pets Books: 1955

Seller ID: 24732


48 pp. regarding the rare birds and their coloring patterns. Blue boards with gilt lettering on cover and spine. View more info

A Birdwatcher's Guide to Atlantic Canada (Volume 1)

By: Burrows, Roger

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1981

Seller ID: 37211


175 pp. which cover the Offshore Islands, Pelagic Ferries, Newfoundland and Labrador. The volume endeavors to meet the need of birdwatcherd and birders who travel this area each year and need an easy to use reference to bird sites. An extremely informational volume. Laminated pictorial cover. View more info

Bird Life

By: Chapman, Frank M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Co. 1931: 1931

Seller ID: 8983


Very Good. A guide to the study of our common birds. 197 pp. with 75 full page colored plates after drawings by Ernest Thompson Seton plus 88 pp. of appendix for the use of teachers. Ex library but very tight and clean copy. Scarce. View more info

A Birder's Guide to Churchill

By: Chartier, Bonnie

Price: $50.00

Publisher: American Birding Assoc.: 1994

Seller ID: 37199


Third edition. 132 pp. with 15 accurate maps to help guide the birder. Details on the "specialty birds" and bar graphs for the regular birds facilitate the understanding of the birds of t he region in Manitoba. Birds such as Pacific loon, Rough Legged hawk, Ross's gull, Arctic tern, Harris's sparrow and many others are studied in this volume. Laminated pictorial cover with fold out map as partt of the rear cover. Scarce title. Former owner's name/address is... View more info

Fine Prints from Audubon's Birds of America

By: Christies

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Christies: 2001

Seller ID: 37910


Thursday, 18 January 2001. 120 pp. with 160 plates with estimated sales prices. Laminated pictorial cover. View more info

Birds of the British Isles and Their Eggs

By: Coward, T. A. And J.A.G.Barnes (Edited and Revised by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Frederick Warner & Co.: 1975

Seller ID: 37202


Wayside and Woodland Series. Reprint. 359 pp. with 177 plates including many in color as well as countless reproductions from photographs. An outstanding volume which is concise and complete. A must book for the birder's collection. Brown boards with gilt lettering and design on cover and lettering on spine. View more info