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Birding Essentials

All the Tools, Techniques, and Tips You Need to Begin and Become a Better Birder

by  Alderfer, Jonathan and Jon L. Dunn

2007, 224pp, ISBN: 9781426201356

(1853)  Rating:  1  2  3  4  x

  

 

 

 

Bird Identification and Fieldcraft

A Birdwatcher's Guide

by  Ward, Mark

2008, 128pp, ISBN: 1843308878

(2652)  Rating:  I've not yet seen this book

 

 

 

 

 

Birdwatching on Estuaries, Coast, and Sea

by  Lloyd, Clare

1981, 160pp, ISBN: 0727820036

(956)  Rating:  1  2  3  x  x

 

 

 

 

 

Collins Guide to Bird Watching

How to watch, what to watch, where to watch

by  Fitter, R.S.R.

1963, ?pp, ISBN: Unknown

(2592)  Rating:  I've not yet seen this book

 

 

 

 

   

How to Identify Birds

Audubon Handbook

by  Farrand, John, Jr.

1988, 318pp, ISBN: 0070199752

(1038)  Rating:  1  2  3  x  x

 

 

 

 

 

Illustrated Guide to Birds and Birdwatching

by  Ardley, Neil

1980, 197pp, ISBN: 0706360028

(1065)  Rating:  1  2  3  x  x

 

 

 

 

 

Manual for Bird Watching in the Americas

by  Heintzelman, Donald S.

1979, 255pp, ISBN: 087663336X

(960)  Rating:  1  2  x  x  x

 

 

 

 

 

Pete Dunne on Bird Watching

The How-to, Where-to, and When-to of Birding

by  Dunne, Pete

2003, 352pp, ISBN: 9780395906866

(3495)  Rating:  I've not yet seen this book

 
 
 
 
   
     

Dictionary of American Bird Names, The

by  Choate, Ernest A.

1985, 226pp, ISBN: 0876451210

hardcover; a compact reference to the common and the scientific names of all US birds; material is based on the 1983 AOU naming conventions; information on the name gives its derivation, language or country of origin, and historical or biographical notes on those people whose names are have become associated with the bird

(3380)  Rating:  1  2  3  4   

 

   

Dictionary of Birds of the United States

by  Holloway, Joel Ellis

2003, 244pp, ISBN: 0881926000

(1717)  Rating:  1  2  3  x  x

 

 

 

 

 

Dictionary of the Turacos, A

by  Black, Robert G.

2009, 94pp, ISBN: 9780910335737

(3500)  Rating:  I've not yet seen this book

 

 

 

 

 

Illustrated Dictionary of Australian Birds by Common Name, The

by  Macdonald, J.D.

1987, 207pp, ISBN: 0730101843

(588)  Rating:  I've not yet seen this book

 

 

 

 

 

Latin Names of Indian Birds – Explained

by  Pande, Satish

2009, 506pp, ISBN: 0198066252

(2447)  Rating:  I've not yet seen this book

 

 

 

 

 

Nomina Avium Europaearum

by  Jorgensen, Harriet I.

1958, 283pp, ISBN: Unknown

(1477)  Rating:  1  2  x  x  x

 

 

 

 

 

Priority!: The Dating of Scientific names in Ornithology

A Directory to the Literature and its Reviewers

by  Dickinson, Edward C., Leslie K. Overstreet, Robert J. Dowsett, and Murray D. Bruce

2011, 320pp, ISBN: 9780956861115

(3401)  Rating:  I've not yet seen this book

 

 

 

 

   

Whose Bird?

Men and Women Commemorated in the Common Names of Birds

by  Beolens, Bo and Michael Watkins

2003, 400pp, ISBN: 030010359X

(636)  Rating:  1  2  3  4  x

 

 

 

 

 

   

Words for Birds

A Lexicon of North American Birds with Biographical Notes

by  Gruson, Edward S.

1972, 305pp, ISBN: Unknown

(1097)  Rating:  1  2  3  4  x

 

 

 

 

 

Zwazo Sesel: The Names of Seychelles Birds and Their Meanings

by  Skerrett, Adrian, Pat Matyot and Gerard Rocamora

2003, 94pp, ISBN: Unknown

(2956)  Rating:  I've not yet seen this book

  
 
 
 
  

1001 Questions Answered about Birds

by  Cruickshank, Allan D. and Helen G. Cruickshank

1958, 291pp, ISBN: 0486233154

(1035)  Rating:  1  2  3  x  x

 

 

 

 

 

 

        

Audubon Society Encyclopedia of North American Birds

by  Terres, John K.

1980, 1109pp, ISBN: 0394466519

(1039)  Rating:  1  2  3  4  x

 

  

Aves Generalidades, Las

by  Hidalgo, J. Carrillo

1980, 42pp, ISBN: 8470931903

(2126)  Rating:  1  2  x  x  x

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bird Identification

A Reference Guide

by  Adolfsson, Kristian and Stefan Cherrug

1995, 379pp, ISBN: 9186572245

(2531)  Rating:  I've not yet seen this book

 

 

 

 

Bird Study

by  Berger, Andrew, J.

1961, 389pp, ISBN: Unknown

(1045)  Rating:  1  2  3  x  x

 

 

 

 

 

Bird Trapping and Bird Banding

A Handbood for Trapping Methods All Over the World

by  Bub, Hans

1995, 448pp, ISBN: 9780801483127

(3353)  Rating:  I've not yet seen this book

 

 

 

 

Bird Traps

Traps and Scarers

by  Bateman, T. and J. Bateman

2003, 33pp, ISBN: 9780954211752

(3426)  Rating:  I've not yet seen this book

 

 

 

 

    

Birds of Ancient Egypt, The

by  Houlihan Patrick F.

1986, 224pp, ISBN: 0856682837

softcover; historical reconstruction of 72 species of birds depicted in ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics and artwork; 200 b&w photographs show the actual historical images; one page of text on each bird outlines the identification of the bird in artwork plus a background on the bird's natural history and, how the bird played a role in the Egyptian culture and its use in their art

(2500)  Rating:  1  2  3  4  x

 

 

Birds of the Athenian Agora

by  Lamberton, Robert, Susan I. Rotroff

1985, 32pp, ISBN: 0876616279

(3027)  Rating:  I've not yet seen this book

 

 

 

 

 

    

Concise History of Ornithology, A

by  Walters, Michael

2003, 255pp, ISBN: 0300111134

(2714)  Rating:  1  2  3  x  x

 

 

 

 

 

 

    

Dictionary of Birds, A

by  Campbell, Bruce and Elizabeth Lack

1985, 670pp, ISBN: 0931130123

(2876)  Rating:  1  2  3  4  x

 

 

 

 

 

 

Encyclopedie des Oiseaux du Quebec

by  Godfrey, W. Earl

1972, 663pp, ISBN: Unknown

(2488)  Rating:  I've not yet seen this book

 

 

 

 

 

Fundamentals of Ornithology

by  Van Tyne, Josselyn and Andrew J. Berger

1959, 623pp, ISBN: Unknown

(1063)  Rating:  1  2  3  x  x

 

 

 

 

 

      

Handbook of Bird Biology

by  Cornell Lab of Ornithology

2004, 1000pp, ISBN: 093802762X

(617)  Rating:  1  2  3  4  x

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

Introduced Birds of the World

The worldwide history, distribution and influence of birds introduced to new environments

by  Long, John L.

1981, 528pp, ISBN: 0876633181

hardcover; provides an natural history and historical account for each of 425 species introduced to non-native territories in the world; includes 215 b&w line illustrations of various species; each bird is accompanied by a world range map showing the native and introduced distributions; the account addresses description, distribution, habitat, breeding and nesting times, and extended notes on historical attempts of introducing the birds

(3363)  Rating:  1  2  3  4  x

 

 

    

Life of Birds

by  Welty, Joel Carl

1982, 754pp, ISBN: 0030579171

(1092)  Rating:  1  2  3  4  x

 

 

 

 

 

 

    

Watching Birds

An Introduction to Ornithology

by  Pasquier, Roger F.

1977, 301pp, ISBN: 0395253438

(732)  Rating:  1  2  3  x  x

 

 

 

 

 

What Bird is This?

The Birdwatcher's Quiz Book

by  Collins, Henry Hill, Jr.

1961, 116pp, ISBN: 0486214907

(1096)  Rating:  1  2  x  x  x

 
 
 
 
   
   

Ageing North American Landbirds by Molt Limits and Plumage Criteria

A Photographic Companion to the Identification Guide to North American Birds, Part 1

by  Froehlich, Dan

2003, 49pp, ISBN: Unknown

Read a review by "Western Birds" at... http://elibrary.unm.edu/sora/wb/v35n01/p0053-p0054.pdf

(1111)  Rating:  1  2  3  4  x

  

Bird Census Techniques

The essential overview of bird census techniques

by  Colin J Bibby, David A Hill, Neil D Burgess and Simon Mustoe

2000, 302pp, ISBN: 0120958317

(3193)  Rating:  I've not yet seen this book

 

 

 

 

Bird Count

A Practical Guide to Bird Surveys

by  Dobinson, Humphrey M.

1976, 192pp, ISBN: 0140470875

(230)  Rating:  I've not yet seen this book

 

 

 

 

Bird Surveys and Conservation in the Paraguayan Atlantic Forest

by  Brooks, T.M. et al.

1992, 145pp, ISBN: Unknown

(3030)  Rating:  I've not yet seen this book

 

 

 

 

 

  

Bird-Bander's Guide to Determination of Age and Sex of Selected Species

by  Wood, Merrill

1969, 181pp, ISBN: Unknown

(1046)  Rating:  1  2  3  x  x

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

Body Weights of 686 Species of North American Birds

by  Dunning, John B., Jr.

1984, 38pp, ISBN: Unknown

(1059)  Rating:  1  2  3  x  x

 

 

 

 

 

Endangered Birds

Management Techniques for Preserving Threatened Species

by  Temple, Stanley A.

1977, 466pp, ISBN: Unknown

(3350)  Rating:  I've not yet seen this book

 

 

 

 

   

Flight-feather Molt Patterns and Age in North American Owls

by  Pyle, Peter

1997, 32pp, ISBN: 1878788361

spiral bound, 32 pages, 13 b&w drawings, 2 b&w photos

(1391)  Rating:  1  2  3  x  x

 

 

 

 

 

Inventory of Breeding Seabirds of the Caribbean, An

by  Bradley, Patricia E., and Robert L. Norton

2009, 353pp, ISBN: 9780813033297

(2759)  Rating:  I've not yet seen this book

 

 

 

 

 

     

Molt in North American Birds

by  Howell, Steve N.G.

2010, 267pp, ISBN: 9780547152356

hardcover; 275 high quality color photographs of various species from all 79 regularly occurring families in the US and Canada; a review of each family describes the types of molts along with the age and seasonal cycles; a brief taxonomic overview is also provided on each family; an introduction of 70 pages gives a thorough discussion of what defines "molt" and the related feather patterns

(2540)  Rating:  1  2  3  4  x

 

    

Moult and Ageing of European Passerines

by  Jenni, Lukas and Raffael Winkler

1994, 225pp, ISBN: 012384150X

(616)  Rating:  1  2  3  4  5

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

Population Trends in British Breeding Birds

by  Marchant, John H., Robert Hudson, Steve P. Carter, and Phil Whittington

1990, 300pp, ISBN: 9780903793032

softcover; a reference to the population trends of 164 species over a 27-year period; 105 species with extensive information available from the CBC, WBS, or BTO censuses receive extensive detailed information on population changes and abundance, habitat, census activities, regional variation, and a charted census timeline; another 59 species of lesser data or population each receive a single paragraph addressing habitat and census results

(3475)  Rating:  1  2  3  x  x

 

Population Trends of Breeding Birds of Ohio

by  Earnst, Susan L. and Brad A. Andres

1996, ?pp, ISBN: Unknown

(3308)  Rating:  I've not yet seen this book

 

 

 

 

 

Raptors: A Field Guide to Survey and Monitoring

by  Hardey, Jon, Humphrey Crick, Chris Wernham, Helen Rileym, Brian Etheridge, and Des Thompson

2006, 160pp, ISBN: 9780114973216

(3521)  Rating:  I've not yet seen this book

 
 
 
 
 
  
   

A.O.U. Checklist of North American Birds

by  American Ornithologist's Union

1983, 877pp, ISBN: 094361032X

(1036)  Rating:  1  2  3  x 

  

 

 

 

 

Birds of the World

Recommended English Names

by  Gill, Frank and Minturn Wright

2006, 272pp, ISBN: 9780691128276

(3292)  Rating:  I've not yet seen this book

 

 

 

 

Checklist of the Birds of the World

A Complete Record of the World's Bird Species

by  Gruson, Edward S.

1976, 212pp, ISBN: 9780812902969

(3320)  Rating:  I've not yet seen this book

 

 

 

 

    

Clements Checklist of Birds of the World, The

by  Clements, James F.

2007, 843pp, ISBN: 9780801445019

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Distribution and Taxonomy of Birds of the World

by  Sibley, Charles G. and Burt L. Monroe, Jr.

1990, 1111pp, ISBN: 0300049692

(1204)  Rating:  1  2  3  4  x

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World, The

by  Howard, Richard and Alick Moore, and Edward C. Dickinson

2003, 656pp, ISBN: 9780123569103

(3290)  Rating:  I've not yet seen this book

 

 

 

 

 

 

World Bird Species Checklist

with alternative English and sceintific names

by  Wells, M.G.

1998, 671pp, ISBN: 0953242005

(2688)  Rating:  I've not yet seen this book

 

 

 

 

World Checklist of Birds, A

by  Monroe, Burt L. Jr. and Charles G. Sibley

1993, 393pp, ISBN: 9780300070835

(3319)  Rating:  I've not yet seen this book

 
 
 
 
 
  

Areas de Importancia para la Conservacion de las Aves en Mexico

by

1999, 440pp, ISBN: Unknown

(2966)  Rating:  I've not yet seen this book

 

Areas Importantes para la Conservacion de las Aves en Ecuador

by  Freile, J.F. and T. Santander

2005, 236pp, ISBN: 9978447660

(2809)  Rating:  I've not yet seen this book

 

Areas Importantes Para La Conservacion de Las Aves En Los Andes Tropicales

by  Boyla, K. and A Estrada

2005, 769pp, ISBN: 9978441964

(3024)  Rating:  I've not yet seen this book

 

Avian Use of Quitobaquito Springs Oasis

Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Arizona

by  Johnson, R. Roy

1983, 16pp, ISBN: Unknown

(2636)  Rating:  I've not yet seen this book

 

Biodiversity and Conservation in the Caribbean

Profiles of Selected Islands

by  Johnson, Timothy H.

1988, 144pp, ISBN: 0946888140

(3322)  Rating:  I've not yet seen this book

 

Birds in Europe: Their Conservation Status

by  Tucker, Graham M. and Melanie F. Heath

1994, 600pp, ISBN: 1560985275

(2239)  Rating:  1  2  3  4  x

 

Birds of the US-Mexico Borderland: Distribution, Ecology, and Conservation

by  Ruth, Janet,  Tim Brush and David Krueper

2008, 165pp, ISBN: 0943610842

(2780)  Rating:  I've not yet seen this book

 

Important Bird Areas in Fiji

Conserving Fiji's Natural Heritage

by  Dutson, Guy and Vilikesa Masibalavu

2006, 72pp, ISBN: 9789829101013

(2615)  Rating:  I've not yet seen this book

 

Important Bird Areas in Nepal

Key Sites for Conservation

by  Sagar, Hem and Carol Inskipp

2005, 242pp, ISBN: Unknown

(3332)  Rating:  I've not yet seen this book

 

Important Bird Areas in the Caribbean

Key Sites for Conservation

by  Wege, David C. and Veronica Anadon-Irizarry

2008, 348pp, ISBN: 9780946888658

(3023)  Rating:  I've not yet seen this book

 

Important Bird Areas in the Middle East

Birdlife Conservation Series No.2

by  Evans, M.I.

1994, 410pp, ISBN: 0946888280

softcover; summary of 14 countries with 391 sites deemed most important for conservation of birds and biodiversity; map and 6-page overview of habitats, ornithology, and conservation for each country; about one page dedicated to each site which covers site description, GPS coordinates, key birds, other threatened wildlife, and its conservation issues; a single b&w line drawing is provided for each country's "chapter"

(2646)  Rating:  1  2  3  4  x

 

Important Bird Areas in Timor-Leste

Key Sites for Conservation

by  Crosby, Michael J.

2007, 86pp, ISBN: 0946888590

softcover; written in both English and Indonesian; focus of the book is on 16 key areas important to bird conservation on the island; each site is reviewed in 3-4 pages that cover access, description, protection and conservation status, a list of target birds, a satellite photo of the region, and 2-3 color photographs of habit and birds; first 30 pages of the book provides a nice overview of geography and

(2353)  Rating:  1  2  3  4  x

 

Resident Forest Birds in Thailand: Their Status and Conservation

by  Round, Philip D.

1988, 211pp, ISBN: 0946888132

(2988)  Rating:  I've not yet seen this book

 
 
 
 
  

Aves Vida y Conducta

by  Ares, Roberto

2007, 288pp, ISBN: 9789879132166

(1901)  Rating:  I've not yet seen this book

 

Bird Families of the World

by  Harrison, C.J.O., Editor

1978, 264pp, ISBN: 0810907062

(1203)  Rating:  1  2  3  x  x

 

Birder's Field Notebook

by  Drennan, Susan Roney

1979, pp, ISBN: 0385151101

(1048)  Rating:  1  2  3  x  x

 

Complete Birds of the World

by  Harris, Tim

2009, 384pp, ISBN: 9781426204036

hardcover; general overview of most families of birds; some families not shown because they were lumped into larger family groups (e.g., American barbets, roadrunners, anis); color photos or illustrations shows 1-10 sample species from each family; text for each family chapter discusses physical structure and commonalities, plumage variations, behavior, voice, habitat types, and several other features on natural history; world range map shows the general distribution of the family's

(3043)  Rating:  1  2  3  x  x

 

Guide to North American Bird Clubs, A

by  Rickert, Jon E.

1978, 564pp, ISBN: 9780931696015

(3441)  Rating:  I've not yet seen this book

 

Stalking Birds with Color Camera

by  Allen, Arthur A.

1951, 328pp, ISBN: Unknown

(437)  Rating:  1  2  3  x  x

 

Птицы. Энциклопедический путеводитель

Birds. Encyclopedic Guide

by  Бургер, Джоанна

2007, 301pp, ISBN: 518001087X

hardcover, over 600 good color photographs of bird species around the world; encyclopedic format with chapters on flight, feeding, nesting, habitats, nesting, behavior, biology, etc; Russian only

(2201)  Rating:  1  2  3  x  x

 
 
 
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