Nature's Music
Language: en
Pages: 504
Authors: Peter R. Marler, Hans Slabbekoorn
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-10-05 - Publisher: Elsevier

The voices of birds have always been a source of fascination. Nature’s Music brings together some of the world’s experts on birdsong, to review the advances that have taken place in our understanding of how and why birds sing, what their songs and calls mean, and how they have evolved.
Evolutionary Differentiation in Morphology, Vocalizations, and Allozymes Among Nomadic Sibling Species in the North American Red Crossbill (Loxia Curvirostra) Complex
Language: en
Pages: 155
Authors: Jeffrey G. Groth
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993-08-16 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

The highly variable North American red crossbill complex has presented one of the most controversial problems in avian systematics. Although crossbills wander nomadically and breed all year, they have not become homogenized in bill and body size. This study suggests that this crossbill complex contains several distinctive sibling species that
How to Know the Birds
Language: en
Pages: 308
Authors: Ted Floyd
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-03-12 - Publisher: National Geographic Books

Become a better birder with brief portraits of 200 top North American birds. This friendly, relatable book is a celebration of the art, science, and delights of bird-watching. How to Know the Birds introduces a new, holistic approach to bird-watching, by noting how behaviors, settings, and seasonal cycles connect with
Strategies for Bird Conservation
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Ted Floyd
Categories: Bird populations
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher:

This volume represents a compilation of papers presented at the 3rd International Partners in Flight Workshop held October 1-5, 1995, at the Grand Hotel in Cape May, NJ. The title of the workshop was 'Partners in Flight Conservation Plan: Building Consensus for Action.' Manuscripts have been available on-line at the
The Warbler Guide
Language: en
Pages: 560
Authors: Tom Stephenson, Scott Whittle
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-07-08 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

A field guide that revolutionizes warbler identification Warblers are among the most challenging birds to identify. They exhibit an array of seasonal plumages and have distinctive yet oft-confused calls and songs. The Warbler Guide enables you to quickly identify any of the 56 species of warblers in the United States