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The Resource Bird : the definitive visual guide, Audubon ; [senior editor, Peter Frances ; contributors, BirdLife International, David Burnie]

Bird : the definitive visual guide, Audubon ; [senior editor, Peter Frances ; contributors, BirdLife International, David Burnie]

Label
Bird : the definitive visual guide
Title
Bird
Title remainder
the definitive visual guide
Statement of responsibility
Audubon ; [senior editor, Peter Frances ; contributors, BirdLife International, David Burnie]
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This visual guide to every bird order and family profiles more than 1,500 species, photographed in their native environment by photographers around the globe. Authoritative, comprehensive, and completely up to date, this reference volume of the world's birds illustrates the full range of birds, bird behavior, and bird-watching locations organized in taxonomic order with detailed introductions to every bird order. Features special double-pages on the most spectacular birds and an audio CD of bird songs and calls
Cataloging source
UKM
Dewey number
598
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QL673
LC item number
.N28 2007
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
QL673
NAL item number
.N28 2007
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National Audubon Society
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  • Frances, Peter
  • Burnie, David
  • National Audubon Society
  • BirdLife International
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  • Birds
  • Birds
  • Birds
  • Birds
  • Birds
  • Birds
  • Birds
  • Birds
Label
Bird : the definitive visual guide, Audubon ; [senior editor, Peter Frances ; contributors, BirdLife International, David Burnie]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Accompanying CD adds the extra dimension of the voices of the birds including 60 bird songs and calls from around the world
Accompanying material
1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Foreword / Michael Rands -- Introduction. Bird anatomy ; Senses ; Feathers ; Wings ; Flight ; Gliding and soaring ; Legs and feet ; Bills ; Feeding on animals ; Feeding on plants ; Communication ; Defense ; Breeding ; Courtship ; Nests and eggs ; Parental care ; Living together ; Migration ; Migration routes ; Birds under threat ; Conservation ; Extinct birds -- Habitats. Bird geography ; Bird habitats ; Grasslands ; Deserts ; Tropical forest ; Temperate forest ; Coniferous forest ; Heath and scrubland ; Mountains ; Polar regions ; Wetlands ; Coasts ; Oceans and seas ; Farmlands and cities -- Bird species. Classification ; Tinamous ; Ostriches ; Rheas ; Cassowaries and emus ; Kiwis ; Gamebirds ; Waterfowl ; Penguins ; Loons ; Albatrosses and petrels ; Grebes ; Flamingos ; Storks and herons ; Pelicans and relatives ; Birds of prey ; Cranes and relatives ; Waders, gulls and auks ; Sandgrouse ; Pigeons and doves ; Parrots ; Cuckoos and turacos ; Owls ; Nightjars and frogmouths ; Swifts and hummingbirds ; Mousebirds ; Trogons ; Kingfishers and relatives ; Woodpeckers and toucans ; Passerines
  • Long-tailed Duck; male calls; Alaska
  • Gentoo Penguin; calls at a nesting colony; Deception Island, Antarctica
  • Bermuda Petrel (Cahow); adult calls a nesting colony; Bermuda
  • Great Northern Loon; wails of a pair; New York
  • Red-necked Grebe; pair calls; Alaska
  • American White Ibis; adult calls at a roost; Florida
  • Double-crested Cormorant; adult calls at a roost; Alabama
  • Masked Booby; adult and chick calls at a nesting colony; Florida
  • Barred Forest Falcon; calls; Mexico
  • African Fish Eagle; calls; Tanzania
  • CD
  • Snail Kite; calls; Florida
  • Northern Goshawk; alarm calls; Maine
  • Corncrake; song; Scotland
  • Limpkin; calls; Argentina
  • Sandhill Crane; pair calls; Alaska
  • American Woodcock; calls; New York
  • Ruddy Turnstone; calls; Alaska
  • Sooty Tern; adult calls at a nesting colony; Florida
  • Rhinoceros Auklet; calls from a nesting colony; California
  • Yellow-collared Lovebird; calls; Tanzania
  • Little Tinamou; song; Brazil
  • Scarlet Macaw; calls; Brazil
  • Groove-billed Ani; calls; Mexico
  • Great Blue Turaco; flock calls; Kenya
  • Great Gray Owl; male advertising hoot; Alaska
  • Oilbird; calls from cave; Venezuela
  • Chuck-will's-widow; song; Flordia
  • Common Potoo; territorial defense call; Venezuela
  • Anna's Hummingbird; song; California
  • Laughing Kookaburra; calls; Australia
  • Cuban Tody; calls; Cuba
  • Plain Chachalaca; group calls; Texas
  • Green Wood Hoopoe; call; Kenya
  • Chestnut-eared Aracari; call; Brazil
  • Pileated Woodpecker; song; Oregon
  • Great Jacamar; song; Brazil
  • White-bearede Manakin; mechanical sounds from lek; Colombia
  • Screeaming Piha; display at lek; Guyana
  • White Bellbird; song; Brazil
  • Sedge Warbler; song; Netherlands
  • Firewood-gatherer; song duet; Argentina
  • Satin Bowerbird; song; Australia
  • Western Capercaillie; male displaying; Scotland
  • Superb Lyrebird; song; Australia
  • Noisy Miner; song; Australia
  • Eastern Whipbird; song; Australia
  • American Cliff Swallow; calls at a nesting colony; Oregon
  • Blue Mockingbird; song; Mexico
  • Hermit Thrush; song; Alaska
  • Bluethroat; song; Alaska
  • Common Nightingale; song; Netherlands
  • Two-barred Crossbill; song; New York
  • Iiwi; song; Hawaii
  • Willow Ptarmigan; male calls; Alaska
  • Tennessee Warbler; song; Alaska
  • Yellow-rumped Cacique; song; Brazil
  • Lapland Longspur; song; Alaska
  • Horned Screamer; pair duet; Peru
  • Snow Goose; calls of migrating flock; California
  • Tundra Swan; calls of migrating flock; South Carolina
Control code
ocn137313365
Dimensions
31 cm +
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
512 pages
Isbn
9780756631536
Lccn
2007282186
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o137313365
  • (OCoLC)137313365
Label
Bird : the definitive visual guide, Audubon ; [senior editor, Peter Frances ; contributors, BirdLife International, David Burnie]
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Accompanying CD adds the extra dimension of the voices of the birds including 60 bird songs and calls from around the world
Accompanying material
1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Foreword / Michael Rands -- Introduction. Bird anatomy ; Senses ; Feathers ; Wings ; Flight ; Gliding and soaring ; Legs and feet ; Bills ; Feeding on animals ; Feeding on plants ; Communication ; Defense ; Breeding ; Courtship ; Nests and eggs ; Parental care ; Living together ; Migration ; Migration routes ; Birds under threat ; Conservation ; Extinct birds -- Habitats. Bird geography ; Bird habitats ; Grasslands ; Deserts ; Tropical forest ; Temperate forest ; Coniferous forest ; Heath and scrubland ; Mountains ; Polar regions ; Wetlands ; Coasts ; Oceans and seas ; Farmlands and cities -- Bird species. Classification ; Tinamous ; Ostriches ; Rheas ; Cassowaries and emus ; Kiwis ; Gamebirds ; Waterfowl ; Penguins ; Loons ; Albatrosses and petrels ; Grebes ; Flamingos ; Storks and herons ; Pelicans and relatives ; Birds of prey ; Cranes and relatives ; Waders, gulls and auks ; Sandgrouse ; Pigeons and doves ; Parrots ; Cuckoos and turacos ; Owls ; Nightjars and frogmouths ; Swifts and hummingbirds ; Mousebirds ; Trogons ; Kingfishers and relatives ; Woodpeckers and toucans ; Passerines
  • Long-tailed Duck; male calls; Alaska
  • Gentoo Penguin; calls at a nesting colony; Deception Island, Antarctica
  • Bermuda Petrel (Cahow); adult calls a nesting colony; Bermuda
  • Great Northern Loon; wails of a pair; New York
  • Red-necked Grebe; pair calls; Alaska
  • American White Ibis; adult calls at a roost; Florida
  • Double-crested Cormorant; adult calls at a roost; Alabama
  • Masked Booby; adult and chick calls at a nesting colony; Florida
  • Barred Forest Falcon; calls; Mexico
  • African Fish Eagle; calls; Tanzania
  • CD
  • Snail Kite; calls; Florida
  • Northern Goshawk; alarm calls; Maine
  • Corncrake; song; Scotland
  • Limpkin; calls; Argentina
  • Sandhill Crane; pair calls; Alaska
  • American Woodcock; calls; New York
  • Ruddy Turnstone; calls; Alaska
  • Sooty Tern; adult calls at a nesting colony; Florida
  • Rhinoceros Auklet; calls from a nesting colony; California
  • Yellow-collared Lovebird; calls; Tanzania
  • Little Tinamou; song; Brazil
  • Scarlet Macaw; calls; Brazil
  • Groove-billed Ani; calls; Mexico
  • Great Blue Turaco; flock calls; Kenya
  • Great Gray Owl; male advertising hoot; Alaska
  • Oilbird; calls from cave; Venezuela
  • Chuck-will's-widow; song; Flordia
  • Common Potoo; territorial defense call; Venezuela
  • Anna's Hummingbird; song; California
  • Laughing Kookaburra; calls; Australia
  • Cuban Tody; calls; Cuba
  • Plain Chachalaca; group calls; Texas
  • Green Wood Hoopoe; call; Kenya
  • Chestnut-eared Aracari; call; Brazil
  • Pileated Woodpecker; song; Oregon
  • Great Jacamar; song; Brazil
  • White-bearede Manakin; mechanical sounds from lek; Colombia
  • Screeaming Piha; display at lek; Guyana
  • White Bellbird; song; Brazil
  • Sedge Warbler; song; Netherlands
  • Firewood-gatherer; song duet; Argentina
  • Satin Bowerbird; song; Australia
  • Western Capercaillie; male displaying; Scotland
  • Superb Lyrebird; song; Australia
  • Noisy Miner; song; Australia
  • Eastern Whipbird; song; Australia
  • American Cliff Swallow; calls at a nesting colony; Oregon
  • Blue Mockingbird; song; Mexico
  • Hermit Thrush; song; Alaska
  • Bluethroat; song; Alaska
  • Common Nightingale; song; Netherlands
  • Two-barred Crossbill; song; New York
  • Iiwi; song; Hawaii
  • Willow Ptarmigan; male calls; Alaska
  • Tennessee Warbler; song; Alaska
  • Yellow-rumped Cacique; song; Brazil
  • Lapland Longspur; song; Alaska
  • Horned Screamer; pair duet; Peru
  • Snow Goose; calls of migrating flock; California
  • Tundra Swan; calls of migrating flock; South Carolina
Control code
ocn137313365
Dimensions
31 cm +
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
512 pages
Isbn
9780756631536
Lccn
2007282186
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o137313365
  • (OCoLC)137313365

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