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For the Birders!

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Birding has become wildly popular in recent years. Greystone Books and Heritage House Publishing have a strong selection of local guides that are sure to satisfy local birders in BC, AB, SK, MB, and ON!
Birding for Kids

Birding for Kids

A Guide to Finding, Identifying, and Photographing Birds in Your Area
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook

An interactive full-colour field guide that teaches kids the fun, safe, and educational way to observe birds in their natural habitat.

Join expert bird photographers Damon Calderwood and Donald E. Waite, and their young friends, as they highlight all the basics of birding. Birding for Kids is filled with full-colour photos, fascinating facts, and fun projects that allow children to get up close and personal with nature while respecting the habitats of birds in the wild. The book includes guidelin …

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Bird Brains

Bird Brains

The Intelligence of Crows, Ravens, Magpies, and Jays
edition:Paperback
also available: Paperback

Internationally celebrated nature writer Candace Savage presents the Corvid family— surprisingly bright, brassy, and colorful birds—in a remarkable collection of full-color, close-up photographs by some of the world’s best wildlife photographers.

Birds have long been viewed as the archetypal featherbrains—beautiful but dumb. But according to naturalist Candace Savage, “bird brain,” as a pejorative expression, should be rendered obsolete by new research on the family of corvids: crows …

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Birdmania

Birdmania

A Remarkable Passion for Birds
by Bernd Brunner
foreword by Pete Dunne
translated by Jane Billinghurst
edition:Hardcover
also available: eBook
tagged : birds, essays

"An exquisitely beautiful book ...These stories about birds are ultimately reflections on the curious nature of humanity itself"
— Helen Macdonald, author of H is for Hawk

There is no denying that many people are crazy for birds. Packed with intriguing facts and exquisite and rare artwork, Birdmania showcases an eclectic and fascinating selection of bird devotees who would do anything for their feathered friends.

In addition to well-known enthusiasts such as Aristotle, Charles Darwin, and Helen …

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Crows

Crows

Encounters with the Wise Guys of the Avian World
edition:Paperback
also available: Hardcover eBook Paperback
tagged : birds, essays

A treasure trove of information and anecdotes about the wise guys of the avian world, the bright-eyed, black-winged members of the Genus Corvus, or ravens and crows, now with stories about these bright birds.

 

This revised and expanded edition of Candace Savage’s best-selling book about ravens and crows is enhanced by additional paintings, drawings, and photos, as well as a fascinating selection of first-person stories and poems about remarkable encounters with crows, including an account by Lo …

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Raptors of the West

Raptors of the West

Captured in Photographs
by Kate Davis
photographs by Rob Palmer & Nick Dunlop
edition:Paperback

Winner of the 2011 National Book Award for Design and Artistic Merit

"Quite simply, it's among some of the best action bird photography ever published."

With their striking looks, keen vision and hunting prowess, birds of prey—eagles, hawks, falcons and owls—have long captured the human imagination. This book is a collection of some of the most remarkable, action-packed raptor photographs ever taken. A collaboration between award-winning photographers Rob Palmer and Nick Dunlop and author/phot …

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