Download Birds of California: A Falcon Field Guide by Todd Telander PDF

By Todd Telander

This informative advisor makes it effortless to spot birds on your yard, favourite parks, and natural world components.

Show description

Read Online or Download Birds of California: A Falcon Field Guide PDF

Similar nature books

Birds of Peru (Revised and Updated Edition) (Princeton Field Guides)

Birds of Peru is the main whole and authoritative box consultant to this various, neotropical panorama. It positive aspects each of Peru's 1,817 poultry species and indicates the precise plumages of every in 307 magnificent, fine quality colour plates. Concise descriptions and colour distribution maps can be found contrary the plates, making this publication a lot more uncomplicated to exploit within the box than general neotropical box courses. This totally revised paperback version comprises twenty-five extra species.
* A accomplished advisor to all 1,817 species present in Peru--one 5th of the world's birds--with subspecies, sexes, age sessions, and morphs totally illustrated
* Designed specially for box use, with brilliant descriptive info and useful id assistance contrary colour plates
* targeted species bills, together with a full-color distribution map
* comprises 25 extra species now not lined within the first variation
* positive factors three fullyyt new plates and greater than 25 extra illustrations

Climate Change in California: Risk and Response

California is synonymous with chance, prosperity, and normal attractiveness, yet weather swap will surely effect the state’s destiny. adjustments will impact the financial system, common assets, public healthiness, agriculture, and the livelihoods of its citizens. yet how mammoth is the danger? How will Californians adapt?

More Than Honey: The Survival of Bees and the Future of Our World

“If 70 percentage of all farm animals or 30 percentage of all chickens have been to die every year, states of emergency will be declared far and wide. The demise of bees is a minimum of that dramatic and with much more far-reaching outcomes. ” greater than Honey, the publication in keeping with the award-winning documentary of an analogous identify, takes us on an international journey of the realm of bees, introducing us alongside the right way to “killer bees,” Frankenbees, beekeepers, and human pollinators.

Nextinction

The Boids are again on the town . . .

The follow-up to the award-winning Extinct Boids, this e-book beneficial properties extra of the awesome paintings of cartoonist Ralph Steadman. This time, the focal point isn't really at the birds which are long past, yet at the ones that there's nonetheless time left to avoid wasting. those are the 192 significantly endangered birds at the IUCN crimson record, species akin to the large Ibis, the Kakapo, the Sumatran Ground-cuckoo and the long-lasting Spoon-billed Sandpiper--these, in addition to a few vintage Steadman creations reminiscent of the Unsociable Lapwing, are the Nearly-Extinct Boids.

Woids are back by means of writer, conservationist, and filmmaker Ceri Levy. jointly, Ceri and Ralph are THE GONZOVATIONISTS.

A section of the proceeds from this publication will visit BirdLife overseas to assist them hinder the Nextinction.

Extra info for Birds of California: A Falcon Field Guide

Example text

To forage, it strides along to pick small prey from the water or vegetation, and it may voice a strident, barking kek! in alarm. Stilts are also known to perform the broken wing or broken leg act to distract predators. The adult male is illustrated. indd 31 11/9/11 11:27 AM Greater Yellowlegs, SANDPIPERS, PHALAROPES Tringa melanoleuca Family Scolopacidae (Sandpipers, Phalaropes) Size: 14” Season: Winter Habitat: Marshes The Greater Yellowlegs is sometimes called the “tell-tale” bird, acting as the sentinel of a flock by raising an alarm when danger is near, flying off and circling to return.

The dark morph is dark brown overall, with white on the undersides of the flight feathers and tail. Ferruginous Hawks stalk their prey of small mammals from a perch or by hovering or soaring. The light morph adult is illustrated. indd 24 11/9/11 11:26 AM Golden Eagle, Aquila chrysaetos Family Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles) Size: 30”, female larger than male Season: Year-round Habitat: Mountainous areas, hills, open country HAWKS, EAGLES The Golden Eagle is a solitary, very large, buteo-shaped raptor with large talons and long, broad wings with a 61⁄2-foot wingspan.

Stilts are also known to perform the broken wing or broken leg act to distract predators. The adult male is illustrated. indd 31 11/9/11 11:27 AM Greater Yellowlegs, SANDPIPERS, PHALAROPES Tringa melanoleuca Family Scolopacidae (Sandpipers, Phalaropes) Size: 14” Season: Winter Habitat: Marshes The Greater Yellowlegs is sometimes called the “tell-tale” bird, acting as the sentinel of a flock by raising an alarm when danger is near, flying off and circling to return. It has long, bright yellow legs, a long neck, a dark, slightly upturned bill, and a white eye ring.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.64 of 5 – based on 5 votes