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7 edition of North American owls found in the catalog.

North American owls

biology and natural history

by Paul A. Johnsgard

  • 380 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Smithsonian Institution Press in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • North America.
    • Subjects:
    • Owls -- North America

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPaul A. Johnsgard.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL696.S8 J64 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination295 p., [32] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages295
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2397660M
      ISBN 100874745608
      LC Control Number87027516

      The “office” where Burns has been toiling, photographing birds, is America’s countryside, fields, forests, and mountains-the habitats of nineteen species of North American owls. This is not the usual scientific owl book. It synthesizes the author’s accounts of many owling adventures with his discoveries and reactions to the birds. Take a peek inside. In Owl, award-winning photographer Paul Bannick uses his intimate yet dramatic images to follow North American owls through the course of one year and in their distinct s 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 gaining independence.

      Owls of North America. and journals.A former photo editor for North American Birds, he currently writes the Birder’s ID column for Wild Bird Magazine. Kevin is a co-author of The Shorebird Guide (Houghton Mifflin Co. ) and is currently completing a new book for the Roger Tory Peterson Reference series at Houghton Mifflin Co. called. Birds Of North America, Bird Book, Birding Book, Study Of Birds, Gulls, Ducks, Duck Book, Bird Pictures, Bird Watching Owls, Ornithology joesbooksandthings 5 out of 5 stars () $ Favorite.

      The Book of North American Owls. By: The second half of the book is a pictorial glossary of owls that highlights each of the 21 species that live on this continent; it includes good range maps, specific behavioral and physical facts, and calls. The attractive drawings, clean format, and generous size contribute to this appealing treat for. This page book looks at twenty-one species of North American owls. The author includes chapters on their predatory skills, their courtship rituals, owl babies, and the future prospects for owls. The second half of the book devotes a page to each of the North American owls .


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Take a peek inside. In Owl, award-winning photographer Paul Bannick uses his intimate yet dramatic images to follow North American owls through the course of one year and in their distinct s 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 gaining independence.

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