Field Guides
epub |eng | 2021-05-04 | Author:Sy Montgomery [Montgomery, Sy]

* * * 11:47 a.m.: The larger one perches on the edge of the new nest, laboring to breathe, scratching periodically. The smaller one convulsively shakes his head and wings. ...
( Category: Field Guides May 7,2021 )
epub |eng | 2008-08-19 | Author:Stacey O'Brien [O'Brien, Stacey]

I decided that from then on I would tell only trusted friends about him. But, unfortunately, Wesley was advertising his own presence with his interminable mating call. Every time he ...
( Category: Historical Biographies March 3,2021 )
epub |eng | 2014-02-14 | Author:Noah Strycker [Strycker, Noah]

WE’LL COME BACK TO CHICKENS. But first we have to talk about tennis for a moment. Every year in November, the world’s top eight male tennis players convene for a ...
( Category: Biological Sciences February 24,2021 )
epub |eng | 2002-01-02 | Author:Evan T. Pritchard

Rockin’ Robin Robins can be warning birds, too. On June 23, 2010, Monique Renaud, an officer of the Alliance Metis de Quebec, was conducting a healing session with a client ...
( Category: Evolution November 17,2020 )
epub |eng | 2013-08-05 | Author:Richard Williamson

Woodland JULY HAS ALWAYS been known as the ‘Silent Month’ in the countryside, as many birds start to moult. Years ago schoolchildren used to collect these feathers and stick them ...
( Category: Nature & Ecology November 16,2020 )
epub |eng | 2013-08-19 | Author:Ian Newton

Nest-sites and predators To protect their nests from predators, some bird species rely on camouflage, others on dense cover, and yet others on relatively inaccessible sites, such as high trees ...
( Category: Evolution November 16,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Bailey, Bill [Bailey, Bill]

( Category: Nature & Ecology November 15,2020 )
epub |eng | 2014-04-16 | Author:Dominic Couzens & Mark Sisson [Couzens, Dominic & Sisson, Mark]

Puffins live in each other’s pockets during the breeding season. In a dense colony, neighbours are never far away. And since puffins are long-lived birds, the same individuals may well ...
( Category: Evolution November 15,2020 )
epub |eng | 2010-02-28 | Author:Dan Koeppel [Koeppel, Dan]

CHAPTER SEVEN MINUS ONE “ In March 1973, I was booked as a speaker on a cruise that left from Jamaica for Cartagena, Colombia, the San Blas Islands, Panama, Honduras, ...
( Category: Nature & Ecology November 12,2020 )
epub |eng | 2016-05-10 | Author:Neil Hayward [Hayward, Neil]

( Category: Traveler & Explorer Biographies November 11,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-10-29 | Author:Martin Roach

It’s not just the release of hormones and chemicals that affect the individual at speed. With greater speed comes greater demands on the human body and senses. Land speed drivers ...
( Category: Field Guides November 10,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-08-30 | Author:Peter D. Vickery

( Category: Nature & Ecology November 5,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-05-07 | Author:Jennifer Ackerman [Ackerman, Jennifer]

Finback whale I once saw a jar containing a pickled human embryo in the National Museum of Natural History. It had a bulging reptilian head, a tail, and arches like ...
( Category: Field Guides October 31,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Ernst Mayr

(A) Very whitish below; prevailing color of upperparts pale grayish (with a little rufous and some black and white mottling). Near caves, cliffs, hollow trees, or human habitations .................................. alba ...
( Category: Nature & Ecology September 26,2020 )
epub |eng | 2007-12-17 | Author:Mark Bittner [Bittner, Mark]

By late October, the flock was flying as a single group again. It was the time of year in which I got my cleanest flock counts. The usual pattern was ...
( Category: Biological Sciences September 7,2020 )