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Fires of Life Endothermy in Birds and Mammals
ISBN: HB: 9780300227161, Yale University Press, August 2019
384 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 60 black&white illus.
This pioneering work investigates why endothermy, or "warm-bloodedness", evolved in birds and mammals, despite its enormous energetic costs. Arguing that single-cause hypotheses to explain the origins of endothermy have stalled research since the 197...
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£29,00
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Natural Encounters Biking, Hiking, and Birding Through the Seasons
ISBN: HB: 9780300243482, Yale University Press, July 2019
304 pp., 21x14 cm, 28 black&white illus.
In this "personal encyclopedia of nature's seasons", lifetime naturalist Bruce Beehler reflects on his three decades of encountering nature in Washington, D.C. The author takes the reader on a year?long journey through the seasons as he describes the...
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£22,00
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Field Guide to Cape Cod Including Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard, Block Island, and Eastern Long Island
ISBN: PB: 9780300226157, Yale University Press, November 2018
448 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm, 570 colour illus.
This essential guidebook presents the most abundantly illustrated and fascinating account of the natural history of Cape Cod, its nearby islands, Block Island, the western coast of Rhode Island, and southeastern Long Island ever published. Exploring...
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£19,99
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Empire of the Eagle An Illustrated Natural History
ISBN: HB: 9780300232899, Yale University Press, November 2018
288 pp., 28.9x23.5 cm, 400 colour illus.
Eagles hold a unique allure among birds for their combination of power, grace, and predatory prowess. Captivating the human imagination, these raptors have symbolized pride, freedom, and independence of spirit since humankind's earliest times. This b...
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£30,00
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Belonging on an Island Birds, Extinction, and Evolution in Hawai'i
ISBN: HB: 9780300229646, Yale University Press, June 2018
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 23 black&white illus.
This natural history takes readers on a thousand-year journey as it explores the Hawaiian Islands' beautiful birds and a variety of topics including extinction, evolution, survival, conservationists and their work, and, most significantly, the concep...
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£40,00
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Field Guide to Long Island Sound Coastal Habitats, Plant Life, Fish, Seabirds, Marine Mammals, and Other Wildlife
ISBN: PB: 9780300220353, Yale University Press, March 2017
416 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm, 1200 colour illus.
A lavishly illustrated and long-overdue guidebook to the rich natural history of Long Island Sound and its coastlines, a region beloved by millions of people. Long Island Sound consists of a diverse collection of unique marine, estuarine, and terres...
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£20,00
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House of Owls
ISBN: PB: 9780300223422, ISBN: HB: 9780300203448, Yale University Press, January 2017
224 pp., 23.5x17.8 cm, 94 black&white illus.
Tony Angell, master artist and naturalist, offers an intimate account of owls he has observed, admired, and depicted for decades For a quarter century, Tony Angell and his family shared the remarkable experience of closely observing pairs of western...
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£12,99
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£20,00
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Where Song Began Australia's Birds and How They Changed the World
ISBN: HB: 9780300221664, Yale University Press, August 2016
424 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 28 black&white illus., 16 colour illus.
An authoritative and entertaining exploration of Australia's distinctive birds and their unheralded role in global evolution. Renowned for its gallery of unusual mammals, Australia is also a land of extraordinary birds. But unlike the mammals, the bi...
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£20,00
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Spare the Birds! George Bird Grinnell and the First Audubon Society
ISBN: HB: 9780300215458, Yale University Press, August 2016
344 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 24 colour illus., 24 black&white illus.
An engaging history of the founding of one of the world's most popular environmental organizations, the Audubon Society In 1887, a year after founding the Audubon Society, explorer and conservationist George Bird Grinnell launched Audubon Magazine. T...
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£30,00
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Project Puffin The Improbable Quest to Bring a Beloved Seabird Back to Egg Rock
ISBN: PB: 9780300219791, ISBN: HB: 9780300204810, Yale University Press, July 2016
376 pp., 21x14 cm, 8-page colour illus., 30 black&white images
"Project Puffin" is the inspiringstory of how a beloved seabird was restored to long-abandoned nesting colonies off the Maine coast. As a young ornithology instructor at the Hog Island Audubon Camp, Dr. Stephen W. Kress learned that puffins had neste...
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£25,00
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