Birds of the West Indies (Princeton Field Guides) by Herbert Raffaele, James Wiley, Orlando H. Garrido, Allan

By Herbert Raffaele, James Wiley, Orlando H. Garrido, Allan Keith, Janis I. Raffaele

Absolutely illustrated, effortless to exploit, and entirely up to date, Birds of the West Indies is the single box advisor that covers the entire fowl species identified to ensue within the region--including migrants and sometimes happening types. each one species is represented by way of a whole description that incorporates id box marks, prestige and diversity, habitat, and voice. A map displaying the bird's distribution accompanies many species debts, and plumages of all species are depicted in ninety-three fantastically rendered colour plates. chicken fans, touring travelers, neighborhood citizens, and "armchair tourists" will all are looking to personal this definitive box consultant to the birds of the West Indies. contains all species recorded within the regionFeatures ninety-three colour plates with concise textual content on dealing with pages for fast reference and simple identificationSpecies debts disguise id, voice, prestige and habitat, and rangeColor distribution maps

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Welcome to Subirdia: Sharing Our Neighborhoods with Wrens, by John M. Marzluff

By John M. Marzluff

Welcome to Subirdia presents a shocking discovery: the suburbs of many huge towns aid excellent organic range. Populations and groups of an excellent number of birds, in addition to different creatures, are adapting to the stipulations of our more and more built international. during this attention-grabbing and positive ebook, John Marzluff unearths how our personal activities have an effect on the birds and animals that stay in our towns and cities, and he presents ten particular options every body can use to make human environments friendlier for our common neighbors.
 
Over a long time of analysis and fieldwork, Marzluff and scholar assistants have heavily the lives of millions of tagged birds looking nutrition, pals, and shield in towns and surrounding parts. From tiny Pacific wrens to grand pileated woodpeckers, varied species now compatibly proportion human atmosphere. by means of working towards cautious stewardship with the organic riches in our towns and cities, Marzluff explains, we will be able to foster a brand new dating among people and different dwelling creatures—one that honors and complements our mutual destiny.

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Ecology of Predator-Prey Interactions by Pedro Barbosa, Ignacio Castellanos

By Pedro Barbosa, Ignacio Castellanos

This e-book addresses the elemental problems with predator-prey interactions, with an emphasis on predation between arthropods, which were greater studied, and for which the database is extra huge than for the massive and infrequent vertebrate predators. The ebook may still attract ecologists drawn to the vast factor of predation results on groups.

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Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia. Mammals 3 by Michael Hutchins

By Michael Hutchins

V. 1. decrease metazoans and lesser deuterostomes / Neil Schlager, editor -- v. 2. Protostomes / Neil Schlager, editor -- v. three. bugs / Neil Schlager, editor -- v. 4-5. Fishes I-II / Neil Schlager -- v. 6. Amphibians / Neil Schlager, editor -- Reptiles / Neil Schlager, editor -- v. 8-11. Birds I-IV / Donna Olendorf, venture editor -- v. 12-16. Mammals I-V -- v. 17. Cumulative index.; ''This is a revised and up-to-date version of 1 of the main authoritative and complete resources at the world's animals. just like the 1st version written through famous zoologist Bernard Grzimek and released in 1972, the second one version covers every kind of animals in geographic parts world wide. It contains top quality images and illustrations and a entire index to all volumes.''--''The most sensible 20 Reference Titles of the Year,'' American Libraries, may possibly 2004

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Extraordinary Animals: An Encyclopedia of Curious and by Ross Piper

By Ross Piper

Animals have existed in the world for lots of hundreds and hundreds of thousands of years. In that point they've got developed right into a nice number of kinds, exploiting approximately each habitat the planet has to supply. at nighttime depths of the oceans, within the likely inhospitable Polar areas, within the driest deserts, even in the our bodies of different animals, there are animal species that experience built specific and impressive technique of surviving and thriving. Extraordinary Animals: An Encyclopedia of Curious and strange Animals is an exploration of these contributors of the animal state who own unusual and weird variations that permit them to outlive within the so much severe environments, or whose advanced lives can in basic terms be acknowledged to be bewildering. From the tar-baby termite to the blue whale, from the harpy eagle to the bare mole rat, those species mirror the incredibly vast spectrum of existence, displaying simply how various the animal country is.
Extraordinary Animals has been completely researched for clinical accuracy, yet is accessibly written in daily language.
Each access encompasses a description of the animal, a proof of its strange habit, different attention-grabbing clinical and trivial evidence, and black and white illustrations. additionally, a enjoyable and interactive cross glance part encourages readers to move search for the animals within the open air world.

"Stories approximately interesting animals are nice instruments for whetting the urge for food for wisdom. lecturers and oldsters will locate many strong stories for attaining little ones, together with rules approximately tips to study extra by means of going out and observing."
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"Ross Piper has written this ebook essentially and for everybody to learn and it really is good laid out. One doesn't want a measure in zoology to benefit from the descriptions and clients can dip into it and learn about particular species with no need to learn the ebook from cover-to-cover. it's also fascinating that one of many entries is for the very remarkable animal - Humans!"
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Dragonfly genera of the New World: an illustrated and by R.W. Garrison, N. von Ellenrieder, J.A. Louton

By R.W. Garrison, N. von Ellenrieder, J.A. Louton

Книга представляет собой прекрасно иллюстрированное и детальное руководство по систематике и экологии стрекоз Северной, Центральной и Южной Америки. Хотя стрекозы и являются одной из самых изученных групп насекомых, до настоящего момента не существовало пособия, позволяющего определять их роды или даже группы родов в Новом Свете. Книга представляет собой иллюстрированный и современный определитель для всех родов стрекоз с описанием каждого рода, снабжена картами распространения и 1595 диагностическими иллюстрациями, включая образцы жилкования крыльев и характеристики гениталий.
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Pathogenesis of Bacterial Infections in Animals, Fourth by Carlton L. Gyles, John F. Prescott, Glenn Songer, Charles O.

By Carlton L. Gyles, John F. Prescott, Glenn Songer, Charles O. Thoen

Pathogenesis of Bacterial Infections in Animals, Fourth variation captures the swift advancements in knowing the mechanisms of virulence of the main bacterial pathogens of animals. Now together with a colour plate part, the booklet provides an summary of pathogenesis, together with suitable occasions that take place within the herd or flock and its atmosphere, and actions that ensue on the mobile and molecular degrees. With contributions from sixty four specialists within the box, this ebook serves as a very good reference for graduate scholars in veterinary drugs and animal technology, microbiologists, virologists and pathologists.

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