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On The Edge - A Guide to Managing Land for Bobwhite Quail
Dailey, Tom & Hutton, Tom

Published by the Missouri Dept of Conservation
History of Quail in Missouri, population dynamics, appearance, calls, habits, basic habitat needs, managing habitat, creating the right habitat and popular misconceptions (predator control, stocking, artificial feeding), 66 pages, color photos
c. 2003, S/C... $5.00


Ornamental Pheasants for Beginners (Gold Cockerel Series)
by: Deeley, Robert

A guide to keeping pheasants, with sections on beginners' breeds, more challenging breeds, difficult breeds and rare pheasants which are not available. Included are chapters on buying pheasants, aviaries, incubation, breeding, rearing, feeding, catching and transporting, selling, diseases and CITES. There are colour photographs of most of the breeds. This book does not contain Jungle Fowl or Peacocks. 120 pgs.
c. 2007, S/C... $24.95


Pheasant (Shire Natural History)
by: Robertson, P.A.
Pheasants of the world, mating, eggs, chicks, winter and woodlands, man and management, studying pheasants. B/W & Color photos. 24 pgs.
c. 1988, Booklet...$5.95


Pheasant Breeding & Care
by: Delacour, Jean

Groups & species, shelter, run construction, breeding, feeding, brooding, rearing, health & disease control, stocking & winter feeding. 192 pages, color & B/W photos.
c. 1978, 5th edition, rev & expanded, H/C...$29.95
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Good, ex-library with usual library markings


Pheasants: Including Their Care In The Aviary
by: Gerrits, H.A.

Feeding, housing, brooding, rearing young, species, color plates.
c. 1974, H/C...$29.95
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited


Pheasants: Their Breeding & Management
by: Howman, K.C.R.

Answers questions concerning housing, breeding, feeding, breeding, general care, and about the species themselves. Color & B/W photos throughout. 117 pgs.
c. 1979, H/C...$35.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Conditon: Very Good with dust jacket

Pheasants: Their Lives & Homes (Vol. 2)
by: Beebe, William

Covers: Koklass pheasant, chee pheasant, true pheasant, long-tailed pheasant, golden pheasant, bronze-tailed peacock pheasant, occellated pheasant, argus pheasant, and peafowl. B/W & Color plates. 309 pgs.
c. 1926, H/C...$175.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Conditon: Very Good


Pheasants and Their Enemies
by: Fitzsimons, James

This a comprehensive book on pheasants and their habits written at an elementary level. It includes brief history, varieties of pheasants, associated species such as peafowl and jungle fowl, and the feeding and managment of stock. The book explains in simple terms the differnt shapes and colour of more than 40 species. It also advises on how best to feed and manage pheasants. Line drawings. 101 pgs.
c. 1979, H/C...$37.50
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited


Pheasants Of The World
by: Delacour, Jean

(signed by Delacour)
Life habits, geographical distribution, hatching & rearing of rarer species, management of birds in captivity, species of pheasants. B/W & Color illustrations. Coffee-Table size. 351 pgs.
c. 1964, SIGNED, H/C...$300.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Good: previous owner name plate on endpage, dust jacket tron


Pheasants Of The World
by: Delacour, Jean

Life habits, geographical distribution, hatching & rearing of rarer species, management of birds in captivity, species of pheasants. B/W & Color illustrations. Coffee-Table size. 395 pgs.
c. 1977, 2nd Edition, H/C...$150.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Good


Pheasants Of The World: Biology & Natural History
by: Johnsgard, Paul A
Comparative biology, taxonomic keys & species accounts of all pheasant species. Evolutionary history, relationships, social behavior, habitats, population densities, food & foraging behavior, migrations, & reproductive biology. Color photos, B/W illustrations. 398 pgs.
c. 1999, 2nd Ed., H/C...$55.00


Poultry Health & Management: Chickens, Ducks, Turkeys, Geese, Quail
by: Sainsbury, David
Health, diseases, feeding, environmental requirements of poultry, the poultry house & ventilation, hygeine, systems of management, breeding & hatching, management of poultry in hot climates, organic poultry production. B/W photos & illustrations. 204 pgs.
c. 2000, S/C, 4th Ed...$83.99


Poultry House & Game Bird Shelter Plans
by: Environmental Concepts

A complete set of plans to help you build and operate your own poultry house. This house is designed to support all varieties of game birds and is perfect for the small-scale poultry hobbyist. The plans include helpful notes on raising poultry and caring for the eggs and birds. Includes a complete material list as well as details on how to make neccessary poultry house equipment. 5 Sheet Detailed Plan Set on 11" X 17" Paper.
Detailed Plans...$12.95


Quail, Past & Present (Gold Cockerel Series)
by: Roberts, Michael Coturnix

Quail, their history and management for hobby & profit. 88 pgs
c.1999...S/C...$19.95


Ringneck: A Pheasants Forever Book
by: Pheasants Forever

A photographic essay of pheasants & pheasant hunting, their histoy in North America, & a year in their life - the ringnecks natural history. Wonderful color photos of pheasants, hunters & their dogs. 120 pgs.
c. 1995, H/C...$24.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Like New


Ruffled Feathers
by: Grahame, Iain

True account of author's unusual bird farm. With appendices of management of ornamental pheasants, management of ornamental waterfowl, starting a collection, includes plans for fences, pens, and nest boxes.
c. 1978, H/C...$15.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited


Selected American Game Birds
by: Hagerbaumer, David & Lehman, Sam

Herein are reproduced twenty-six of David Hagerbaumer's exquisite original watercolors, representing twenty-nine species, with the entire text executed in decorated calligraphy by Sam Lehman. This book is a must for every book collector & art lover. These original paintings were executed solely for this book and will never be reproduced. Over 100 pgs.
c. 1972, Second printing 1973, H/C...$30.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Very Good with dust jacket, dust jacket has tears on top edges, color fading on edge, but inside of book looks like new


Sexing All Fowl, Baby Chicks, Game Birds, Cage Birds
by: Stromberg, Loyl

Sexing: chicks, ducks, geese, swans, wild waterfowl, guineas, pheasant, quail, partridge, doves, canaries, finches, cockatiels, lovebirds, parrots, pea fowl, ratites. Sexing instruments, factors affecting sex ratio, interesting ancient beliefs, lists of clubs & magazines, and much more. Line drawings & B/W photos. 96 pgs
c. 1977, Revised 2002, S/C...$10.95


Song & Garden Birds Of North America and
Water, Prey & Game Birds Of North America (2 vol set)
by: Wetmore, Alexander

Song & Garden Birds covers: 27 species portrayed in color and fully described. Reveals secrets of their lives, courting rituals, battles for territory, lists of bird field marks & range. Color photos. 400 pgs.
Water, Prey & Game Birds covers: Life histories, breeding and winter ranges, lengths, & characteristics Covers: seabirds, hawks & owls, vultures, ducks, geeses, grouse, wading birds, and little shorebirds. 329 species portrayed in color and fully described. 464 pgs. National Geographic Society Books.
c. 1964, 2 vol set, H/C...$50.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited


Storey's Guide To Raising Poultry: Chickens, Turkeys, Ducks, Geese, Guineas, Gamebirds (4th Edition)
by: Drowns, Glen

Storey's Guide to Raising Poultry is the only book you need to naturally and humanely raise a wide range of poultry, from chickens and turkeys to waterfowl and game birds -- even uncommon species, such as pigeons, emus, doves, ostriches, peafowl, and swans. Whether you’re running a farm or raising a few birds in the backyard, Glenn Drowns tells you everything you need to know about breed selection, housing, space requirements, behavior, breeding, hatching, feeding, health care, and the business of processing meat and eggs. This revised edition includes new and updated information on health and disease, raising birds on pasture, growing your own feed, housing, breeding, slaughtering, and marketing. 454 pgs
c. 2012, 4th ed, S/C...$19.95


Storey's Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds
by: Ekarius, Carol

Presented here, breed by breed, are more than 120 barnyard fowl — chickens, ducks, geese, turkeys, emu, guinea fowl, ostriches, partridges, peafowl, pheasants, quails & swans. For each animal, readers will find stunning color photography, a brief history, and a detailed description. The identifying characteristics included for each breed are: class (standard and bantam); size (for cocks and hens); appearance of comb, wattles, and earlobes; color (everything from black-breasted red to silver laced); place of origin; conservation status; and special qualities (including longevity, size and quantity of eggs, quality of meat, and other relevant uses). Author Carol Ekarius provides enough information to satisfy both the dedicated browser and the serious farmer weighing the pros and cons of multiple breeds. 278 pgs.
c. 2007, S/C...$24.95


Storey's Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds
by: Ekarius, Carol

Presented here, breed by breed, are more than 120 barnyard fowl — chickens, ducks, geese, turkeys, emu, guinea fowl, ostriches, partridges, peafowl, pheasants, quails & swans. For each animal, readers will find stunning color photography, a brief history, and a detailed description. The identifying characteristics included for each breed are: class (standard and bantam); size (for cocks and hens); appearance of comb, wattles, and earlobes; color (everything from black-breasted red to silver laced); place of origin; conservation status; and special qualities (including longevity, size and quantity of eggs, quality of meat, and other relevant uses). Author Carol Ekarius provides enough information to satisfy both the dedicated browser and the serious farmer weighing the pros and cons of multiple breeds. 278 pgs.
c. 2007, Coffe-Table Size, H/C...$35.00


That Quail, Robert
by: Stanger, Margaret

True story of a quail raised and lived with a family for four years.
c. 1966, H/C...$7.50
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited


Water, Prey & Game Birds Of North America
by: Wetmore, Alexander

Life histories, breeding and winter ranges, lengths, & characteristics Covers: seabirds, hawks & owls, vultures, ducks, geeses, grouse, wading birds, and little shorebirds. A National Geographic Society Book. 329 species portrayed in color and fully described. 464 pgs.
c. 1965, H/C...$35.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited


Water, Prey & Game Birds Of North America - Record Companion
Bird Sounds Of Marsh Upland & Shore
by: Kellogg, Peter Paul (Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology)

Produced by the National Geographic Society as a companion to the book "Water, Prey & Game Birds of North America" by Alexander Wetmore. Whether on Chesapeake Bay or in a Southwest canyon, in the Florida Everglades or on the Alaskan tundra, on the prairies or along the seacoasts, Dr. Kellog presents field recordings of 97 of the most expressive feathered personalities found in the book "Water, Prey & Game Birds of North America". As he introduces each bird, Dr. Kellog refers you to the page in the book ("Water, Prey & Game Birds of North America) where you will find the species described. This booklet consists of six pages of 33-1/3 rpm phonographic records, with directions on how to play them on a record player.
c. 1965, S/C, Spiral, w/ 33-1/3 Records...$25.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Very Good- all records are flat & appear to be scratch-free. We did not play the records.


Whirring Wings: The Bobwhite Quail In Missouri
by: Stanford, Jack

Publsihed by the Missouri Conservation Commission. Part 1 provides the yearly cycle of the bobwhite quail, month-by-month. Part 2 provides Techniques of bobwhite quail managment in Missouri. Includes field aging & wing aging of the bobwhite. B/W photos, line drawings. 96 pgs.
c. 1952, Booklet...$12.50
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Very Good, slight shelf wear


World of the Ruffed Grouse
by: Lee Rue III, Leonard

The ruffed gouse is known by over a hundred colloquial and local names, including mountain bird, fool hen and partridge. Found in wooded areas throughout the United States and Canada, it is also acknowleded as the king of the game birds. Here the author follows the grouse through the four seasons of the year. Finally, the author considers the future of the ruffed grouse in terms of environmental problems and proper game management. 160 pages, B/W photos
c. 1973, H/C...$25.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Good, ex-library with usual library markings



Children's Game Bird Books


Pheasant (Nature Close-Ups)
by: Endo, Kimio

Text & Photos describe the life cycle, behavior & natural habitat.
c.1986...H/C...$9.95


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