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  • FLIGHT IDENTIFICATION OF EUROPEAN PASSERINES AND SELECT LANDBIRDS *º
    COFTA T.
    Opening up new frontiers in birdwatching, this is the first field guide for identifying European passerines in flight, featuring more than 830 stunning colour illustrations from acclaimed bird artist Tomasz Cofta, who creates remarkably lifelike images using the latest digital technology. With detailed coverage of 206 passerines and 32 near-passerine landbirds, this cutting-edg...
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    71,00 €

  • BRITAIN'S BIRDS *
    ROB HUME, ROBERT STILL, ANDY SWASH, HUGH HARROP, DAVID TIPLING,
    A bestselling guide since it was first published, Britain’s Birds has quickly established itself as the go-to photographic identification guide to the birds of Great Britain and Ireland – the most comprehensive, up-to-date, practical and user-friendly book of its kind. Acclaimed by birdwatchers of all kinds, from the beginner to the most experienced, the guide has now been ...
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    42,00 €

  • OCEANIC BIRDS OF THE WORLD: *
    HOWELL S.N.G.
    A state-of-the-art photographic field guide to the world's oceanic birds Oceanic birds are among the most remarkable but least known of all birds, living at sea, far from the sight of most people. They offer unusual identification challenges-many species look similar and it can be difficult to get good views of fast-flying birds from a moving boat. The first field guide to the ...
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    52,00 €

  • THE SOLITARY BEES *
    DANFORTH B.N.
    The most up-to-date and authoritative resource on the biology and evolution of solitary bees While social bees such as honey bees and bumble bees are familiar to most people, they comprise less than 10 percent of all bee species in the world. The vast majority of bees lead solitary lives, surviving without the help of a hive and using their own resources to fend off danger and ...
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    82,00 €

  • BIRDS OF CHILE *
    STEVE N. G. HOWELL, FABRICE SCHMITT
    A cutting-edge photographic field guide to the birds of ChileThis is the first modern-style photographic field guide to the birds of Chile, an increasingly popular destination with birders and naturalists. Compact and easy to carry, pack, and use, Birds of Chile is ideal for curious naturalists and experienced birders alike, providing everything anyone needs to identify the bir...
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    45,00 €

  • OUR COSMIC HABITAT *
    REES M.
    Our universe seems strangely "biophilic," or hospitable to life. Is this happenstance, providence, or coincidence? According to cosmologist Martin Rees, the answer depends on the answer to another question, the one posed by Einstein's famous remark: "What interests me most is whether God could have made the world differently." This highly engaging book explores the fascinating ...
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    24,50 €

  • EVOLUTIONARY COMMUNITY ECOLOGY *
    MCPEEK M. A.
    Evolutionary Community Ecology develops a unified framework for understanding the structure of ecological communities and the dynamics of natural selection that shape the evolution of the species inhabiting them. All species engage in interactions with many other species, and these interactions regulate their abundance, define their trajectories of natural selection, and shape ...
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    78,00 €

  • BIRDS OF EUROPE, NORTH AFRICA, AND THE MIDDLE EAST : *
    AUDEVARD, AURELIEN / JIGUET, FREDERIC
    Birds of Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East is the first comprehensive pocket-sized photographic field guide to every bird species in Europe—this includes winter visitors and common migrants but also all rarities to the region, even if they have been recorded only once. The guide also covers hypothetical species—those that have a good chance of being recorded due to ...
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    49,60 €

  • WILDLIFE OF MADAGASCAR *
    BEHRENS, KEN / BARNES, KEITH
    The Indian Ocean island of Madagascar is one of the world's great natural treasures and ecotourism destinations. Despite being an island, it is home to nearly an entire continent's variety of species, from the famous lemurs to a profusion of bizarre and beautiful birds, reptiles and amphibians. Wildlife of Madagascar is a compact and beautifully illustrated photographic guide, ...
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    38,00 €

  • LISTENING TO A CONTINENT SING *
    KROODSMA E. KROODSMA
    Join birdsong expert Donald Kroodsma on a ten-week, ten-state bicycle journey as he travels with his son from the Atlantic to the Pacific, lingering and listening to our continent sing as no one has before. On remote country roads, over terrain vast and spectacular, from dawn to dusk and sometimes through the night, you will gain a deep appreciation for the natural symphony of ...
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    49,50 €

  • SILENT SPARKS *
    LEWIS, SARA
    For centuries, the beauty of fireflies has evoked wonder and delight. Yet for most of us, fireflies remain shrouded in mystery: How do fireflies make their light? What are they saying with their flashing? And what do fireflies look for in a mate? In Silent Sparks, noted biologist and firefly expert Sara Lewis dives into the fascinating world of fireflies and reveals the most up...
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    49,50 €

  • BETTER BIRDINGBETTER BIRDING *
    GEORGE L. ARMISTEAD, BRIAN SULLIVAN
    One of Audubon’s 12 Best Bird Books of 2015One of The London Free Press’ “Great flock of birding books 2015”Better Birding reveals the techniques expert birders use to identify a wide array of bird species in the field—quickly and easily. Featuring hundreds of stunning photos and composite plates throughout, this book simplifies identification by organizing the birds ...
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    49,50 €

  • TREES OF WESTERN NORTH AMERICA *
    RICHARD SPELLENBERG
    Covering 630 species, more than any comparable field guide, Trees of Western North America is the most comprehensive, best illustrated, and easiest-to-use book of its kind. Presenting all the native and naturalized trees of the western United States and Canada as far east as the Great Plains, Trees of Western North America features superior descriptions; thousands of meticulous...
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    39,00 €

  • BRITAIN'S DRAGONFLIES *
    SMALLSHIRE, DAVE
    Britain's Dragonflies is the only comprehensive photographic field guide to the damselflies and dragonflies of Britain and Ireland. Written by two of Britain's foremost experts, this fully revised and updated edition features hundreds of stunning images and identification charts covering all 56 resident, migrant and former breeding species, and seven potential vagrants. The boo...
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    32,00 €

  • 40 YEARS OF EVOLUTION *
    GRANT, PETER R
    Peter and Rosemary Grant are well known for How and Why Species Multiply, an evolutionary history of the Galapagos finches first studied by Charles Darwin. Now, in this richly illustrated new work, 40 Years of Evolution, they explore contemporary events, tracking the finch populations over four decades, and reveal the causes and consequences of events that lead to evolutionary ...
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    64,00 €

  • TEN THOUSAND BIRDS *
    TIM BIRKHEAD, JO WIMPENNY, BOB MONTGOMERIE
    Ten Thousand Birds provides a thoroughly engaging and authoritative history of modern ornithology, tracing how the study of birds has been shaped by a succession of visionary and often-controversial personalities, and by the unique social and scientific contexts in which these extraordinary individuals worked. This beautifully illustrated book opens in the middle of the ninetee...
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    58,60 €

  • WILDLIFE OF THE CARIBBEAN
    RAFFAELE, HERBERT A. - WILEY, JAMES W.
    This is the first comprehensive illustrated guide to the natural world of the Caribbean islands. It contains 600 vivid color images featuring 451 species of plants, birds, mammals, fish, seashells, and much more. While the guide primarily looks at the most conspicuous and widespread species among the islands, it also includes rarely seen creatures—such as the Rhinoceros Iguan...
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    25,00 €

  • TRACKS AND SIGNS OF THE ANIMALS AND BIRDS OF BRITAIN AND EUROPE
    OLSEN, LARS- / HENRIK
    Guía de campo magníficamente ilustrada que permitirá ayudar al lector a identificar correctamente los rastros y señales que dejan en la naturaleza una amplia variedad de mamíferos y aves de Gran Bretaña y Europa. Cubre comportamientos que abarcan desde la caza, la búsqueda de alimento, el momento en que comen, el cortejo, la cría y la nidificación. Los capítulos intro...
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    52,00 €

  • PTEROSAURS *
    WITTON, MARK P.
    For 150 million years, the skies didn't belong to birds--they belonged to the pterosaurs. These flying reptiles, which include the pterodactyls, shared the world with the nonavian dinosaurs until their extinction 65 million years ago. Some pterosaurs, such as the giant azhdarchids, were the largest flying animals of all time, with wingspans exceeding thirty feet and standing he...
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    44,50 €

  • HANDBOOK OF META-ANALYSIS IN ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION *
    KORICHEVA, J.
    Meta-analysis is a powerful statistical methodology for synthesizing research evidence across independent studies. This is the first comprehensive handbook of meta-analysis written specifically for ecologists and evolutionary biologists, and it provides an invaluable introduction for beginners as well as an up-to-date guide for experienced meta-analysts. The chapters, written b...
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    125,50 €

  • PHYSIOLOGICAL ADAPTATIONS FOR BREEDING IN BIRDS *
    TONY D. WILLIAMS
    Physiological Adaptations for Breeding in Birds is the most current and comprehensive account of research on avian reproduction. It develops two unique themes: the consideration of female avian reproductive physiology and ecology, and an emphasis on individual variation in life-history traits. Tony Williams investigates the physiological, metabolic, energetic, and hormonal mech...
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    122,00 €

  • HOW TO BE A BETTER BIRDER *
    LOVITCH, DEREK
    This unique illustrated handbook provides all the essential tools you need to become a better birder. Here Derek Lovitch offers a more effective way to go about identification--he calls it the "Whole Bird and More" approach--that will enable you to identify more birds, more quickly, more of the time. He demonstrates how to use geography and an understanding of habitats, ecology...
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    36,70 €

  • BIRDS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA: *
    IAN SINCLAIR / PHIL HOCKEY / WARWICK TARBOTON / PETER RYAN
    Birds of Southern Africa continues to be the best and most authoritative guide to the bird species of this remarkable region. This fully revised edition covers all birds found in South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, and southern Mozambique. The 213 dazzling color plates depict more than 950 species and are accompanied by more than 950 color maps and de...
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    36,00 €

  • WILDLIFE OF SOUTHERN AFRICA *
    MARTIN B. WITHERS / DAVID HOSKING
    Highly portable, concise, and informative, this is the essential guide for identifying Southern Africa's most visible wildlife. Featuring full-color photos of more than 400 species of birds, mammals, snakes, lizards, and insects, Wildlife of Southern Africa provides a spectacular sense of what travelers can see in the major game reserves and national parks of South Africa, Swaz...
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    28,50 €

  • SEEDS OF AMAZONIAN PLANTS *
    CORNEJO F.
    Seeds of Amazonian Plants is the first field guide to treat the extraordinary diversity of seeds and diaspores of plants commonly encountered in the Amazon and other lowland moist forests of the American tropics. This stunningly illustrated guide features an easy-to-use whole-plant approach to seed identification that provides detailed descriptions not only of the seeds but als...
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    42,00 €

  • BIRDS OF THE WEST INDIES *
    ARLOTT, NORMAN
    These books, or (field guides) helped me ID some of the birds in the Virgin Islands. I make it a habit to obtain at least one good guide to help with the varieties of some of many birds I come across considering some look so much alike. They also help with new birds that are not in any other areas (Endemic) ...
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    53,00 €

  • TREES OF EASTERN NORTH AMERICA *
    DAVID ALLEN SIBLEY
    Covering 825 species, more than any comparable field guide, Trees of Eastern North America is the most comprehensive, best illustrated, and easiest-to-use book of its kind. Presenting all the native and naturalized trees of the eastern United States and Canada as far west as the Great Plains – including those species found only in tropical and subtropical Florida and northern...
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    50,00 €

  • BIRDS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA *
    BER VAN PERLO
    Birds of Southern Africa surpasses other field guides to the region by illustrating and describing all 1,250 bird species of South Africa, Zambia, Malawi, Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland, Botswana, Mozambique, and Zimbabwe. In addition, this is the only guide to illustrate the birds of Angola (including Cabinda), whose river basins and rocky hillsides are home to the striking White...
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    61,00 €

  • WHAT BUGGED THE DINOSAURS?: *
    GEORGE POINAR JR.
    Millions of years ago in the Cretaceous period, the mighty Tyrannosaurus rex--with its dagger-like teeth for tearing its prey to ribbons--was undoubtedly the fiercest carnivore to roam the Earth. Yet as What Bugged the Dinosaurs? reveals, T. rex was not the only killer. George and Roberta Poinar show how insects--from biting sand flies to disease-causing parasites--dominated li...
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    49,50 €

  • TANAGERS, CARDINALS, AND FINCHES OF THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA : *
    BEADLE, DAVID
    This is the first comprehensive photographic identification guide to tanagers, cardinals, and finches. Many of North America's finest bird and wildlife photographers have supplied a stunning collection of images, some of which depict plumages rarely available in other publications. The 200 photographs have been carefully selected to illustrate age, seasonal, and sexual variatio...
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    49,50 €


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