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1 Ornithology Books In The Library Of Trinity College, Hartford, Including The Library Of Ostrom Enders, Supplement And Indices Included.
Hartford Triity College Press, Hartford: 1983. h Three volume set. 1 Hardcovers with dustjacket and 2 Softcover. Brand new books. 
Ornithology Books in the Library of Trinity College Hartford marked the gift of Mr. Ostrom Enders natural history collection to Trinity College, whose holdings of ornithology rank among the most important in America. Ender's ornithology collection is housed in the Watkinson Library at Trinity College and contains around 6,000 volumes mostly devoted to ornithology. The collection, rich in rare colored plate books, is backed by strongly supported scientific texts. As Enders collection constitutes largest section of the book, the library's other ornithology holdings are presented including the Russell Collection, items in the Wilkinson Library, and the working collection of the Trinity College. Also included in this set are the supplement and indices of Ornithology Books in the Library of Trinity College Hartford. Published in 1991, the supplement contains ornithological works which have been added to the Ostrom Enders Ornithology Collection and to the Trinity College Library main collection between April 1982 and January 1991. Also included are natural history books not described in the previous volume. The indices were created to facilitate the original volume providing subject access to make the book user-friendly. Five separate indices are provided including biographical, geographical, illustrator/photographer, families and species, and subject 
Price: 42.75 USD
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2 ALLEN, ARTHUR A. & KELLOPETER PAUL KELLOGG, PETER PAUL. Bird Songs In Your Garden: A Guide To The Birds And Their Songs Commonly Heard In The Gardens Of Eastern United States And Canada.
Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston: 1963. First Edition (Unstated). s Softcover. Good condition. GBC bound. 
A Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology Book Album, Complete with high-fidelity 33 1/3-rpm phonography record. Covers the songs of 25 species. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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3 ARBIB, ROBERT S.; PETTINGILL, OLIN SEAWELL; SPOFFORD, SALLY HOYT; CORNELL LABORATORY OF ORNITHOLOGY. Enjoying Birds Around New York City: An Aid To Recognizing, Watching, Finding, And Attracting Birds In New York City, Long Island, The Upstate Counties Of Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Rockland, And Orange, And Nearby Points In New Jersey And Connecticut.
Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston: 1966. First Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. 
The beginning bird watcher may feel overwhelmed when told that there are 400 different kinds, or species, of birds to recognize around New York City. This book gives instruction and advice on how you may go about identifying and watching birds. Also tells where to find birds in the New York City area, when to expect certain birds during the calendar year and how to attract birds. Includes an Index. 
Price: 3.18 USD
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4 AUSTIN, OLIVER L. Song Birds Of The World.
Golden Press, New York: 1967. Second Printing. s Softcover. Very good reading copy. Underlining on some pages. 
Includes all the families of song birds - from ant birds to wrens. The magnificent full-color paintings illustrate more than 300 species in lifelike poses, accurate down to the last minutely detailed flight feather. Includes an Index. 
Price: 5.65 USD
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5 BARTON, ROGER. How To Watch Birds.
Bonanza Books, New York: 1961. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Library discard. 

Price: 4.51 USD
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6 BENT, ARTHUR CLEVELAND. Life Histories Of North American Marsh Birds.
Dover Publications, New York: 1963. s Softcover. Good condition. 
In this volume, the reader will find an encyclopedic collection of information about fifty-four different kinds of marsh birds. There are black-and white plates of the birds discussed. Includes an Index. 
Price: 13.54 USD
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7 BERGER, ANDREW J. Bird Life In Hawaii.
Island Heritage Limited, Honolulu: 1990. 0896100901 / 9780896100909 7th Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
This is the simply told, fascinating story of the bird life of Hawaii, beginning with the formaion of the Hawaiian Islands and the arrival of the first birds, and continuing with subsequent immigrations of the exotic forms which make Hawaii's birds world famous. In this guide book, each of the 64 birds - including rare and endangered species - is illustrated in full color and accompanied by text written by the world's leading authority on Hawaiian birds, Professor Andrew J. Berger.. 
Price: 11.26 USD
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8 BERGER, ANDREW J. Hawaiian Birdlife.
University of Hawaii Press, Hawaii: 1981. 0824807421 / 9780824807429 Second Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Dustjacket has slight scratches. 
A master ornithologist has produced what may be the greatest state bird book and certainly the most sophisticated. Includes an Index. 
Price: 37.29 USD
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9 BLACHLY, LOU; JENKS, RANDOLPH. Naming The Birds At A Glance: A Guide To The Eastern Land Birds From South Carolina West To The Rocky Mountains And North To The Arctic.
Alfred A. Knopf, New York: 1974. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 12.59 USD
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10 BLANCHAN, NELTJE. Birds Worth Knowing: Bird Neighbors, Birds That Hunt And Are Hunted (game Birds), How To Attract The Birds, Birds Every Child Should Know.
Nelson Doubleday, New York: 1928. Second Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Reading copy. Chips to cover, loose binding, pencil marks on contents pages. 
As several hundred thousand readers have approved the author's four previous volumes on birds, it has been suggested that a single volume might be helpful, dealing with the birds most worth knowing. Includes an Index. 
Price: 18.05 USD
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11 BORROR, DONALD J. Songs Of Eastern Birds.
Dover Publications, Inc., New York: 1974. s Softcover. Good condition. 
This is the booklet that was designed to accompany the recording. This is strictly just the printed material. It does include, however, illustrations of all sixty birds whose songs have been recorded. 
Price: 3.52 USD
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12 BRUUN, BERTEL; RYDENG, LEIF (ILLUSTRATIONS). Ducks, Geese, And Swans.
Odyssey Press, New York: 1964. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. Supplementary illustration glued in by former owner. 
"In the summer the beautiful Bean Geese of Europe nest in the Scandinavian countries, often above the Arctic Circle. In the fall they fly south to spend the winter in central and southern parts of Europe." And so begins this work. Includes an Index. Includes full-color illustrations. 
Price: 14.25 USD
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13 BULL, JOHN; FARRAND, JR, JOHN. The Audubon Society Field Guide To North American Birds: Eastern Region.
Alfred A. Knopf, New York: January 1977. 0394414055 / 9780394414058 A Chanticleer Press Edition. s Softcover (Leatherette). Good condition. 
Each year thousands of people take up the absorbing hobby of bird-watching or "birding." Regardless of their motives, their first goal is learning to identify the hundreds of species in their own region. It is to make this step simple - and pleasurable as possible that this book has been prepared. Its pocket size and its format make it easy to carry into the field and consult on the spot. Take it with you. 
Price: 6.18 USD
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14 BULL, JOHN; PETERSON, ROGER TORY (FOREWORD). Birds Of The New York Area.
Harper & Row, New York: 1962. First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Pencil marks on a few pages and a few small tears and a small chip to jacket. 
Surveys the habitats still hospitable to birds, and lists the outstanding breeding sites and places from which fall and spring migrations can be best viewed. Provides annotated reports on more than 400 species with information on ecology, breeding, migration, and distribution trends - in short, all the vital facts about each bird in this region. Includes an Index. 
Price: 9.74 USD
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15 BULL, JOHN; PETERSON, ROGER TORY (FOREWORD). Birds Of The New York Area.
Dover Publications, Inc., New York: 1975. 0486232220 / 9780486232225 s Softcover. Good condition. 
Surveys the habitats still hospitable to birds, and lists the outstanding breeding sites and places from which fall and spring migrations can be best viewed. Provides annotated reports on more than 400 species with information on ecology, breeding, migration, and distribution trends - in short, all the vital facts about each bird in this region. Includes an Index. 
Price: 11.40 USD
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16 BURKE, KEN (PROJECT EDITOR). How To Attract Birds.
Chevron Chemical; Company, San Ramon: 1983. 0897210115 / 9780897210119 s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 4.51 USD
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17 CARTRON, JEAN-LUC E. (EDITOR) Raptors Of New Mexico
Raptors of New MexicoA. A. Gache, Miami: . h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
No book has ever before specifically focused on the birds of prey of New Mexico. Both Florence Bailey (1928) and J. Stokley Ligon (1961) published volumes on the birds of New Mexico, but their coverage of raptors was somewhat limited. In the ensuing years a great deal of new information has been collected on these mighty hunters' distribution, ecology, and conservation, including in New Mexico. The book begins with a history of the word "raptor." The order of Raptatores, or Raptores, was first used to classify birds of prey in the early nineteenth century, derived from the Latin word raptor, one who seizes by force. The text then includes the writings of thirty-seven contributing authors who relate their observations on these regal species. For example, Joe Truett recounts the following in the chapter on the Swainson's Hawk: "From spring to fall each year at the Jornada Caves in the Jornada del Muerto, Swainson's hawks assemble daily to catch bats. The bats exit the caves--actually lava tubes--near sundown. The hawks swoop in, snatch bats from the air, and eat them on the wing." Originally from France, Jean-Luc Cartron has lived and worked on several continents, finding his passion in the wide-open spaces of New Mexico. He became fascinated by the birds of prey and has studied their ecology and conservation for nearly twenty years. Raptors of New Mexico will provide readers with a comprehensive treatment of all hawks, eagles, kites, vultures, falcons, and owls breeding or wintering in New Mexico, or simply migrating through the state. This landmark study is also beautifully illustrated with more than six hundred photographs, including the work of more than one hundred photographers, and more than twenty species distribution maps. Winner of the 2011 New Mexico Book Award. 7.5 x 10 in., 728 pages, 610 color plates, 26 maps, 25 charts. Jean-Luc E. Cartron (M.D., 1991, University of Paris Val de Marne, France; and Ph.D., 1995, Biology, University of New Mexico) is a research assistant professor at UNM and the director of the Drylands Institute New Mexico office. He has written numerous articles on raptor ecology and is the editor of Biodiversity, Ecosystems, and Conservation in Northern Mexico. "...the book's glossary and captioned illustrations are helpful for the non-ornithologist, and the many maps will likely aid the traveling birder in search of new sightings. The book's major draw for those outside the scientific community, though, is the photographs, which are quite simply fantastic." --Pasatiempo "Raptor aficionados from any state will enjoy this comprehensive treatment of the raptors that inhabit New Mexico." --Wildlife Activist "Well composed and beautifully produced, this book is an ideal work of reference for any enthusiast who wants to know more about the raptors of New Mexico, and it has much to offer anyone trying to find any of those species out in the field." --Ibis "I highly recommend this book to anyone with an interest in New Mexican raptors, byt it is a must-have for the serious birder or scientist working with birds of prey in the Great Plains." --Great Plains Quarterly "In addition to documenting scientific research about the anatomy and ecology of each species, Raptors of New Mexico also captures dynamic stories from the field....for bird-watchers and enthusiasts of raptors, it's a must-read." --New Mexico Magazine "Highly recommended." --Choice Magazine 
Price: 23.70 USD
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18 CHAPMAN, FRANK M. Bird-life, A Guide To The Study Of Our Common Birds.
D. Appleton and Company, New York: 1924 h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Fair condition. Ex library with usual stamps and labels. Spine is torn. 
Chapters include: The Bird Its Place in Nature and Relation to Man, The Living Bird, Colors of Birds, The Migration of Birds, The Voice of Birds, The Nesting Season, How to Identify Birds, Field Key to Our Common Land Birds, The Water Birds, and The Land Birds. Includes seventy-five full-colored plates of pictures by Ernest Thompson Seton. Includes an Index. 
Price: 38.00 USD
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19 COLLINS, HENRY H.; PETERSON, ROGER TORY (ILLUSTRATIONS). Birds Of The Everglades.
Blue Heron Press, New York: 1952. s Softcover. Reading copy. Supplementary illustration glued to back cover by previous owner. Includes an Index. 
The beauty of birds, of course, has appeal for everyone, not just for the scientist. By means of this booklet, anyone can can learn to recognize some of the birds that are found in the Everglades National Park and elsewhere in Florida. Includes an Index. 
Price: 13.54 USD
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20 CONTRERAS, ALAN L (EDITOR). Birds Of Lane County, Oregon.
Oregon State University Press. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Birds of Lane County is the essential guide for anyone - backyard birder or serious observer - interested in the birds of western Oregon. Lane County's bird life is rich with variety; over three hundred bird species may be found in the county during the year. Within an hour's drive of Eugene, birders may encounter Black Oystercatchers, Pelagic Cormorants, and Snowy Plovers on the coast or Black-backed Woodpeckers, Northern Goshawks, and Mountain Bluebirds in the Cascades. With this comprehensive guide, birders at all levels can enjoy this incredible diversity. In Birds of Lane County, editor Alan Contreras and a team of expert contributors * describe the one hundred best birding sites in the county, with detailed information on what may be found, and where and when to seek particular birds. All sites are publicly accessible with clear, easy-to-follow directions and maps, and many of the sites are at least partly wheelchair accessible. * provide species accounts with basic information about the status, distribution, abundance, and movements of each species known to have occurred in Lane County. * offer useful resources for birders including migrant arrival and departure tables, seasonal charts, a gazetteer, contact information for local birding and natural history organizations, and a species checklist. Generous gifts from the following donors helped make publication of this book possible. The Oregon State University Press is grateful for their support. Lane County Audubon Society Margaret Paris Herbert Wisner Anonymous 
Price: 19.00 USD
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