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A Coloured Key to the Wildfowl of the World
by: Scott, Peter

Identification guide of wildfowl of the world. Names & classification, color plates, scientific names, english names. 91 pgs.
c. 1972, S/C...$17.50
Used, Out-of-Print, Quantities Limited

A Field Guide To The Birds Of North America
by: Vanner, Michael

Identification & information guide on 180 of the commonest species that are either native to North America or regular visitors to these shores. Concise physical descriptions are given for each bird, both at rest and at flight, and destinctive behavior patterns are also detailed. Birdsong can also be key to identification and this has also been included where relevant. Distribution maps, color photos. 256 pgs.
c. 2006, S/C...$9.95

A Pocket Guide To Great Plains Waterbirds
by: Fellows, Suzanne & Gress, Bob

This informative and comprehensive pocket-size booklet was published by the Friends of the Great Plains Nature Center (Wichita, Kansas). It was underwritten by the Chickadee Checkoff Program, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Westar Energy Green Team. The co-authors were Suzanne Fellows, a wildlife biologist with the Migratory Bird Program, Region 6, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and Bob Gress, Director of the Great Plains Nature Center. The purpose of the Pocket Guide is to help you identify and gain an appreciation for the diversity of waterbirds and their importance to the Great Plains environment. Color photo of each species. 69 pgs.
c. 2006, Pocketsize, S/C... $5.00

A Singleness Of Purpose: The Story of Ducks Unlimited
by: Tennyson, Jon R.

The history of the creation of the international organization which was formed during the great Dust Bowl of the 1930's to raise funds for the preservation, restoration, and maintenance of wetland habitat on the North American continent, as well as waterfowl management. Illustrated with color plates of waterfowl paintings, color and B/W photos. 127 pgs.
c. 1977, H/C...$15.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Very Good with dust jacket, small tears on edges of dust jacket, inside like new

A Voice for the Mute Swan
by: Glaser, Gail

Swan, life cycle, studies & legislation in England, natural hazards, various.

An Introduction To Malayan Birds
by: Madoc, G C

General info on types of country, feeding habits, sizes of birds, striking colors, notable fliers, gregarious birds, & notable songsters. Over 100 species are fully described: trens, gulls, waterfowl, game birds, pigeons, birds of prey parrots, hornbills, woodpeckers, songbirds, & more. Nearly 100 line drawings, 18 B/W photographs. 234 pgs.
c. 1956, H/C...$75.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Good

Audobon Society Book of Water Birds
by: Line, Les

Audubon Water Bird Guide: Water, Game & Large Land Birds of Eastern & Central North America
by: Richard H. Pough
Identification & information guide with more than 600 illustrations representing 258 species in every significant plumage (458 in color & 138 in B/W of the birds in flight). Covers water birds from eastern & central North America from southern Texas to central Greenland. Text covers significant points as identification, over-all range, mating habits, & parts of the country where each bird is found. Also contains notes on past & present staus of birds, their foods, habits, & methods of attracting them. B/W illustrations, color plates. 352 pgs.
c. 1951, H/C...$15.00
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Condition: Good - Very good

Beautiful Ducks
by: Wright, Liz
Plucks 40 of the world's most distinctive duck breeds from the pond and displays them in all their glory. Stylishly lit and shot against draped backgrounds, these sitting ducks are prize-winning examples that have been primped and preened for their moment in the spotlight. They reveal not only a surprising diversity of shape and hue, but also a range of mischievous personalities and an uncanny ability to look the viewer in the eye. The book includes descriptions of each breed, covering their origins, physical attributes, and uses. There's also a history of ducks, an introduction to breed basics, and reportage photography from rare breed shows. So, whether you wish to get abreast of the duck world, admire beautiful photography, or argue endlessly over your favorite portrait, if you're looking for an irresistible gift book then "Beautiful Ducks" is guaranteed to fit the bill. 112 pgs
c. 2012, S/C... $19.95

Bird Biographies of John James Audubon
by: Ford, Alice

Biographies and color illustrations of many different bird species, from waterfowl to waders, birds of prey to wild turkeys, parrots to owls, woodpeckers to swallows. 282 pages
c. 1957, H/C... $17.50
Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Very Good, no dust jacket

Bird Encyclopaedia
by: Bejcek, Vladimir & Stastny, Karel
Clear & systematic arrangement with characteristics of each order, 670 species of bird families from the whole world, large index of both scientific & common names. Covers: Flightless birds, penguins, waterfowl, birds of prey, gamebirds, pigeons, parrots, hummingbirds, swifts, songbirds. Nearly 700 color photographs.
c. 1999, H/C...$24.95

Birds Of America
Edited by the National Audubon Society

Identification & information book on the birds of America. Covers Orders: Diving birds; Long-winged swimmers; Tube-nosed swimmers; Totipalmated swimmers; Lamellirostral swimmers; Flamingos; Heron, Storks & Ibis; Marsh-Dwellers; Shore birds; Gallinaceous birds; Pigeons & Doves; Birds of Prey; Parrot-like birds; Cuckoos; Woodpeckers; Goatsuckers & Swifts; Perching birds. B/W photos & illustrations. 106 Color plates. 832 pgs.
c. 1917, 1936, H/C...$125.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Good

Birds Of America
by: Person, T. Gilbert

Identification of all birds of America. B/W photos & color plates. 289 pgs.
c. 1936, H/C...$125.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Good, has name inside front cover

Birds Of Heaven: Travels With Cranes
by: Matthiessen, Peter

Chronicles the author's journeys in search of the world's fifteen species of cranes. B/W & Color illustrations. 349 pgs.
c. 2001, H/C...$27.50

Birds Of The Wetlands
by: Hancock, James

Briefly describes one major wetland area on every continent in the world. Covers: herons, storks, ibises, spoonbills, anhingas, cormorants, small waders & birds of prey. Color photographs. 152 pgs.
c. 1984, H/C...$35.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited

Book of Geese: A Complete Guide to Raising the Home Flock
by: Holderread, Dave

Basic enough for the hobbyist, yet comprehensive enough for commercial raisers. Includes info on: breeds, behavior, aquiring stock, incubation, rearing, sexing, health & physical problems, butchering and managing the adult flock. B/W photos & illustrations. 209 pgs.
c. 1993, Revised, S/C...$19.00

British Poultry Standards
Edited by: Roberts, Victoria
Complete specifications and judging points of all standardized breeds and varieties of poultry as compiled by the specialist Breed Clubs and recognized by the Poultry Club of Great Britian. Contains color photos, general characteristics of males & females, colors, weights, scale of points, and seroius defects. Chickens, turkeys, geese, ducks. 368 pgs.
c. 1997, H/C...$69.99

Captive Birds In Health & Disease
by: Cooper, John FRCVS
Covers: Gamebirds, raptors, parrots, waterfowl & other species. Captive bird biology, health versus disease, types of disease, use of medicines & disinfectants, accidents & emergency care, a veterinary vade mecum, legislation for bird-keepers. B/W photos, illustrations, charts. 132 pgs.
c. 2003, H/C...$34.95

Choosing & Keeping Ducks & Geese
by: Wright, Liz

A beginner's guide to identification, care and husbandry of over 35 species. Practical advice on feeding and housing requirements, health care and disease control and hatching and rearing newborns. Includes tips for competitively showing ducks and geese. 208 pages, S/C, Color and B/W photos.
c. 2008, S/C...$18.95

Complete Waterfowl Studies (Vol. 3: Geese & Swans)
by: Burk, Bruce

A comprehensive, in-depth study of North American waterfowl. This study is covered in three lavishly illustrated volumes. This volume covers our goose and swan species of North America, plus the Nene Goose of Hawaii, the Barnacle Goose of Europe, the beautiful little Red-Breasted Goose and Lesser White-Fronted Goose of Europe and Asia, and the mute swan which is native to Europe. Color & B/W photos & illustrations. 200 pgs.
c. 1984, H/C...$29.95

Complete Waterfowl Studies (Vol. 3: Geese & Swans)
by: Burk, Bruce

A comprehensive, in-depth study of North American waterfowl. This study is covered in three lavishly illustrated volumes. This volume covers our goose and swan species of North America, plus the Nene Goose of Hawaii, the Barnacle Goose of Europe, the beautiful little Red-Breasted Goose and Lesser White-Fronted Goose of Europe and Asia, and the mute swan which is native to Europe. Color & B/W photos & illustrations. 200 pgs.
c. 1984, H/C...$20.00 (Reg Price $29.95)
Used, Quantities Limited
Condition: Very Good w/Very Good Dust Jacket in mylar, Ex-library w/usual markings

Coro-Coro: The World Of The Scarlet Ibis
by: Zahl, Paul A.

Is the true account of Dr. Zahl's adventures on the perilous waters of remote Ilanos rivers. B/W photos. 264 pgs.
c. 1954, H/C...$25.00
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Cranes: The Noblest Flyers
by: Price, Alice Lindsay
Focuses on the wealth of human lore, both scientific & cultural, to portray the survival into the 21st century of the two North American crane species: the Sandhill & the Whooping Crane. Displays facts & lore interwoven into the author's own observations in the filed. B/W photos. 223 pgs.
c. 2001, S/C...$27.95

Cranes In My Corral
by: Hyde, Dayton

Story of four sandhill cranes raised by the author on his Oregon ranch.
c. 1971, H/C...$19.95
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Cranes Of The World
by: Johnsgard, Paul A.

Comparative biology of cranes, natural history of individual crane species, origins of scientific names, key to the species & subspecies of cranes. Color & B/W photos, B/W line drawings & illustrations, maps. 258 pgs.
c. 1983, H/C...$85.00
Out-of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Brand New

Cranes Of The World
Walkinshaw, Lawrence

General info, description, measurements, distribution, habitat (summer & winter), nesting, eggs. 15 species covered. Color & B/W photos. 370 pgs.
c. 1973, H/C... $45.00 VG w/VG DJ, slight scuffing and small tears on DJ 01000511
Used, Out-of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Very Good w/dust jacket, slight scuffing and small tears on Dust jacket

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