Ornithology
epub |eng | 2019-08-19 | Author:Barry Gordon Lovegrove; [Lovegrove, Barry Gordon]

Figure 11.3. Grant’s golden mole, Erimitalpa granti, which inhabits the sand dunes of the Namib Desert. (Photo by and used with the kind permission of Galen Rathbun, California Academy of ...
( Category: Ornithology May 24,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-05-05 | Author:Jennifer Ackerman [Ackerman, Jennifer]

* * * — Halfway around the globe, at the Willowbank Wildlife Reserve in Christchurch, New Zealand, Alex Taylor and Ximena Nelson are working to understand whether the warble call ...
( Category: Ornithology May 6,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Marianne Taylor

Grasshopper Warblers produce a continuous, reeling song of very rapid clicking sounds, resembling the song of a grasshopper. This diagram shows a typical songbird syrinx. Nightingales, like many accomplished avian ...
( Category: Bird Field Guides April 29,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Roger Tory Peterson

BLUE-THROATED MOUNTAIN-GEM Lampornis clemenciae Uncommon, local 5 in. (13 cm). Formerly known as Blue-throated Hummingbird. Note large tail with targe white patches. Male: A very large hummingbird, with black and ...
( Category: Bird Field Guides April 13,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Mark Lockwood

Broad-tailed Hummingbird (Selasphorusplatycercus) Rare spring and occasional fall migrant over the entire plateau. Spring migrants have been reported between late March and late May, with almost all of the records ...
( Category: Ornithology March 21,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-03-16 | Author:Robert Tougias

* * * BESIDES THE BARRED OWLS, which generally fledge in May somewhere far back in the adjacent woods, the first young to appear around my lot are our resident ...
( Category: Ornithology March 19,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Jolyon C. Parish

After dinner it was arranged that we should start in boats at midnight, the tide then serving, for the caves on the south-west side of the island. We eventually got ...
( Category: Ornithology March 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2011-03-17 | Author:Richard Crossley [Crossley, Richard]

Long-Eared Owl Asio otus LEOW L 15in Uncommon deep inside forest. Melts into the trees— you know they are there, watching you try to find them. Nocturnal, coming out when ...
( Category: Bird Field Guides March 18,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-03-13 | Author:Amy-Jane Beer

Perfectly at home – House Sparrows seldom nest more than a few metres from human settlements, and actively prefer buildings in which people still live. Tree Sparrow nest sites The ...
( Category: Ornithology March 14,2020 )
epub |eng | 2002-03-31 | Author:Martin, Terry [Martin, Terry]

( Category: Ornithology March 11,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-08-13 | Author:Philippe J. Dubois

12. Did Curiosity Kill the . . . Bird? The Audacity of the Robin FROM BIRTH TO DEATH, a bird’s life is one long series of risks. Flying, finding food, ...
( Category: Wildlife March 10,2020 )
epub |eng | 2010-03-08 | Author:Forshaw, Joseph Michael.; [Forshaw, Joseph M.]

MALABAR PARAKEET Psittacula columboides 38cm Smaller Psittacula parrot with distinctive gray-and-green plumage coloration, with narrow black collar encircling hindneck; greenish-blue band below black collar, and red bill; without greenish-blue band, ...
( Category: Ornithology March 9,2020 )
epub |eng | 2003-03-08 | Author:Raffaele, Herbert A.;

JAMAICAN TODY Todus todus 9cm (3.5in). Tiny; chunky; bright green above; red throat; long, broad reddish bill. Flanks pink; abdomen and sides of breast pale yellow. VOICE: Almost silent during ...
( Category: Ornithology March 9,2020 )
epub |eng | 2016-03-07 | Author:Byers, Clive.

Another large and beautiful member of the parrot family. Rather similar to the Scarlet Macaw Ara macao, but is darker red and can be separated from that species by the ...
( Category: Ornithology March 8,2020 )
epub |eng | 2002-03-04 | Author:Diana Wells

ORIOLE It was not unusual for ancient medical cures to be associated with color absorption, such as wrapping a patient in a red blanket to take away a fever’s fiery ...
( Category: Ornithology March 5,2020 )