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Owl

Author : Paul Bannick
ISBN : 1594858004
Genre : Nature
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In Owl, award-winning photographer Paul Bannick uses his intimate yet dramatic images to track four different nesting owl species--Northern Pygmy, Burrowing, Great Gray, and Snowy--throughout the course of one year and in four distinct habitats. Readers follow along at the nest as each stage in an owl's life is chronicled: courtship, mating, and nesting in spring; fledging and feeding of young in summer; dispersal and learning independence in fall; and, finally, winter's migration, unusual irruptions, and the everyday struggle to survive.

The Book Of North American Owls

Author : Helen Roney Sattler
ISBN : 0395605245
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Provides general information on the behavior of owls and specific information about the physical characteristics and behavior of the twenty-one North American species.

North American Owls

Author : Paul A. Johnsgard
ISBN : UVA:X001440475
Genre : Birds
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Describes the evolution, ecology, behavior, and life cycle of owls, and looks at nineteen different kinds of owls

Owls

Author : Art Wolfe
ISBN : STANFORD:36105003834020
Genre : Science
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Introduces the North American owl, presenting its habitat, behavior, natural history, and nesting habits in a photographic work

Peterson Reference Guide To Owls Of North America And The Caribbean

Author : Scott Weidensaul
ISBN : 9780547840031
Genre : Owls
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This comprehensive work covering all the owls of North America, including Mexico and the Caribbean, is the newest addition to the trusted Peterson Reference Guide series. Owls are perhaps the most intriguing of all birds -- instantly recognizable and endlessly fascinating. Whether viewed as symbols of wisdom or bad omens, these unusual birds have had a hold on human imagination for millennia. Heard more often than seen, many owls are best identified by vocalizations; this is the only owl guide to include access to a collection of recordings. It is also the only North American owl book to include the Caribbean, covering 39 species of owls, including many little-known tropical species. With detailed information about identification, calls, habitat, nesting, and behavior, this Reference Guide has the most up-to-date information about natural history, biology, ecology, migration, and conservation status. It is heavily illustrated with hundreds of color photos, and includes the most accurate color range maps ever presented, showing breeding, wintering, and migration routes. This is a definitive work, useful for serious birders and ornithologists but accessible for the non-expert.

Owls

Author : Kim Long
ISBN : 1555662005
Genre : Nature
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"An illustrated presentation of [owl] behavior, biology, and individual characteristics. A practical resource for both the backyard and the field, this combination illustrated field guide, fact book, and folklore collection presents an accurate, informative portrait of owls in their natural habitat, as well as an examination of the relationship between owls and humans."--Back cover.

The Complete Book Of North American Owls

Author : James R. Duncan
ISBN : 1607107260
Genre : Nature
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Presents an introduction to North American owls, listing forty-six species and describing their physical features, hunting behavior, life cycles, territorial calls, habitats, and the human and environmental threats to their existence.

The Owl And The Woodpecker

Author : Paul Bannick
ISBN : 9781594850950
Genre : Nature
File Size : 82. 19 MB
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An intimate blend of personal field notes, rich natural history, and stunning photographs in the wild, this perfect holiday book for all bird-watchers provides an in-depth look at two of our most iconic--and important-- bird species. Great for photography lovers, conservationists and backyard enthusiasts alike, it includes an overview map of habitats and a foreword by award-winning artist and writer Tony Angell.Every wild place and urban area in North America hosts an owl or a woodpecker species, while healthy natural places often boast representatives of both. The diversity of these two families of birds, and the ways in which they define and enrich the ecosystems they inhabit, are the subject of this vivid new book by photographer and naturalist Paul Bannick. The Owl and the Woodpecker showcases a sense of these birds' natural rhythms, as well as the integral spirit of our wild places. Based on hundreds of hours in the field photographing these fascinating and wily birds, Bannick evokes all 41 North American species of owls and woodpeckers, across 11 key habitats. And by revealing the impact of two of our most iconic birds, Bannick has created a wholly unique approach to birding and conservation.

Great Horned Owl

Author : Dwight G. Smith
ISBN : 0811726894
Genre : Nature
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A complete natural history of the species, in straightforward text and brilliant color photographs.

Owls

Author : Cynthia Berger
ISBN : 0811732134
Genre : Nature
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Provides information on the life cycle, behavior, and habitats of owls, including an identification guide for all North American owls.

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