Latin for Bird Lovers
Language: en
Pages: 223
Authors: Roger Lederer, Carol Burr
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-22 - Publisher: Timber Press

Perfect for birdwatchers and nature lovers, this fascinating guide explores and explains more than 3,000 Latin words used to describe birds, profiles 12 great ornithologists and features beautiful illustrations.
Beaks, Bones & Bird Songs
Language: en
Pages: 281
Authors: Roger J. Lederer
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-06-22 - Publisher: Timber Press

This guided tour through bird behavior by the author of Latin for Bird Lovers “reveals the strange and wondrous adaptations birds rely on to get by” (National Audubon Society). When we see a bird flying from branch to branch happily chirping, it is easy to imagine they lead a simple
What Species Mean
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Julia D. Sigwart
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-29 - Publisher: CRC Press

Everyone uses species. All human cultures, whether using science or not, name species. Species are the basic units for science, from ecosystems to model organisms. Yet, there are communication gaps between the scientists who name species, called taxonomists or systematists, and those who use species names—everyone else. This book opens
The Flora and Fauna of Coastal British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: Collin Varner
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-07-07 - Publisher: Heritage House Publishing Co

A newly updated, expanded edition of the spectacular bestselling field guide to the plants and animals of the North America's Northwest Coast. “A must have for any naturalist in the region.”—Douglas Justice, Associate Director, Horticulture & Collections, UBC Botanical Garden With its temperate climate and rich biodiversity, the coastal Pacific
The Art of the Bird
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Roger J. Lederer
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019 - Publisher:

The human history of depicting birds dates to as many as 40,000 years ago, when Paleolithic artists took to cave walls to capture winged and other beasts. But the art form has reached its peak in the last four hundred years. In The Art of the Bird, devout birder and