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Birds of Michigan Audio CDs: Compatible with Birds of Michigan Field Guide
Birds of Michigan Audio CDs: Compatible with Birds of Michigan Field Guide
By Adventure Publications Inc.
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mpn: AP30426, ean: 9781591930426, isbn: 1591930421,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 69 reviews
Enjoy the total bird watching experience. Learn to easily identify the bird sounds in your backyard. With this CD set, you can listen to the amazing songs of 111 common birds of Michigan. Use the CDs alone, or pair them with the Birds of Michigan Field Guide. The recordings are in the same order as the field guide, and the included 36-page booklet has an index that's cross-referenced to the book..


Babylon's Ark: The Incredible Wartime Rescue of the Baghdad Zoo
Babylon's Ark: The Incredible Wartime Rescue of the Baghdad Zoo
By Tantor Audio
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
When the Iraq war began, conservationist Lawrence Anthony could think of only one thing: the fate of the Baghdad Zoo, caught in the crossfire at the heart of the city. Once Anthony entered Iraq, he discovered that hostilities and uncontrolled looting had devastated the zoo and its animals. Working with members of the zoo staff and a few compassionate U.S. soldiers, Anthony defended the zoo, bartered for food on war-torn streets, and scoured bombed palaces for desperately needed supplies.


A Guide To British Birds: Their Songs, Calls And Sounds
A Guide To British Birds: Their Songs, Calls And Sounds
By BBC Books
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ean: 9781471304392, isbn: 1471304396,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
In these informative and entertaining guides produced by the Natural History Unit on location throughout the British Isles, presenter Brett Westwood is joined by birdwatcher Stephen Moss and wildlife sound recordist Chris Watson. Together, they offer a practical and accessible guide to identifying some of our best-known and best-loved birds. From woodland to coastal birds, water-loving birds and even birds that can be found in your own garden, Brett and Stephen share their expert knowledge and


How to Build a Dinosaur: Extinction Doesn't Have to Be Forever
How to Build a Dinosaur: Extinction Doesn't Have to Be Forever
By Tantor Audio
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ean: 9781400111411, isbn: 1400111412,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 113 reviews
In movies, in novels, in comic strips, and on television, we've all seen dinosaurs-or at least somebody's educated guess of what they would look like. But what if it were possible to build, or grow, a real dinosaur without finding ancient DNA? Jack Horner, the scientist who advised Steven Spielberg on the blockbuster film Jurassic Park and a pioneer in bringing paleontology into the twenty-first century, teams up with the editor of the New York Times's Science Times section to reveal exactly


Wesley the Owl: The Remarkable Love Story of an Owl and His Girl
Wesley the Owl: The Remarkable Love Story of an Owl and His Girl
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ean: 9781400110599, isbn: 1400110599,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 135 reviews
On Valentine's Day 1985, biologist Stacey O'Brien met a four-day-old baby barn owl—a fateful encounter that would turn into an astonishing nineteen-year saga. With nerve damage in one wing, the owlet's ability to fly was forever compromised, and he had no hope of surviving on his own in the wild. O'Brien, a young assistant in the owl laboratory at Caltech, was immediately smitten, promising to care for the helpless owlet and give him a permanent home. Wesley the Owl is the funny, poignant


Birds of West Virginia Audio (Bird Identification Guides)
Birds of West Virginia Audio (Bird Identification Guides)
By Adventure Publications Inc.
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mpn: AP30716, ean: 9781591930716, isbn: 1591930715,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 80 reviews
Enjoy the total bird watching experience. Learn to easily identify the bird sounds in your backyard. With this CD set, you can listen to the amazing songs of 117 common birds of West Virginia. Use the CDs alone, or pair them with the Birds of West Virginia Field Guide. The recordings are in the same order as the field guide, and the included 36-page booklet has an index that's cross-referenced to the book..


The Neanderthals Rediscovered: How Modern Science Is Rewriting Their Story (Revised and Updated Edition)
The Neanderthals Rediscovered: How Modern Science Is Rewriting Their Story (Revised and Updated Edition)
By Tantor Audio
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 143 reviews
In recent years, the common perception of the Neanderthals has been transformed, thanks to new discoveries and paradigm-shattering scientific innovations. It turns out that the Neanderthals' behavior was surprisingly modern: they buried the dead, cared for the sick, hunted large animals in their prime, harvested seafood, and communicated with spoken language. Meanwhile, advances in DNA technologies are compelling us to reassess the Neanderthals' place in our own past. For hundreds of


Salt: A World History
Salt: A World History
By Findaway World
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ean: 9781605148458, isbn: 1605148458,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 95 reviews
Playaway is the simplest way to listen to audio on the go. Each Playaway comes with the digital content already pre-loaded on it and a battery to make it play. Simply plug in earbuds and enjoy. Each ultra-portable Playaway weighs only two ounces and comes packaged with earbuds and a standard AAA battery to allow for immediate listening. Every Playaway comes ready to shelve in drop-box friendly packaging, complete with title inserts and instructions. Playaway is being circulated in over 11,000


Bearded Tit
Bearded Tit
By Whole Story Audiobooks
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 12 reviews
From his Cornish boyhood, Rory recounts his life of birdwatching, observing his first skylark while stoned; his repeatedly failed attempts to get up at the crack of dawn like the real twitchers; and his flawed bid to educate his mate Danny in the ways of birding. Rory's tale is a thoroughly educational, occasionally lyrical and highly amusing romp through the hidden byways of birdwatching..


Uranium: War, Energy, and the Rock That Shaped the World
Uranium: War, Energy, and the Rock That Shaped the World
By Tantor Audio
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ean: 9781400160327, isbn: 1400160324,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 137 reviews
Uranium is a common element in the earth's crust and the only naturally occurring mineral with the power to end all life on the planet. After World War II, it reshaped the global order-whoever could master uranium could master the world.Marie Curie gave us hope that uranium would be a miracle panacea, but the Manhattan Project gave us reason to believe that civilization would end with apocalypse. Slave labor camps in Africa and Eastern Europe were built around mine shafts, and America would


An Eagle Named Freedom: My True Story of a Remarkable Friendship
An Eagle Named Freedom: My True Story of a Remarkable Friendship
By Tantor Audio
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 123 reviews
From the moment Sarvey Wildlife Care Center volunteer Jeff Guidry saw the emaciated baby eagle with broken wings, his life was changed. For weeks, he and the center's staff tended to the grievously injured bird. Miraculously, she recovered, and Jeff became her devoted caretaker. Though Freedom would never fly, she had Jeff as her wings. And when Jeff was diagnosed with Stage 3 non-Hodgkins lymphoma in 2000, Freedom returned his gift. Between sessions of debilitating chemotherapy, Jeff returned


British Bird Sounds on CD: The Definitive Audio Guide to Birds in Britain (British Library - British Library Sound Archive)
British Bird Sounds on CD: The Definitive Audio Guide to Birds in Britain (British Library - British Library Sound Archive)
By Brand: British Library
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ean: 9780712305129, isbn: 0712305122,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 95 reviews
This is a guide to all British birds whose sounds are likely to be encountered by the average birdwatcher. A total of 175 species are heard ranging from the familiar tawny owl to the very rare call of the bittern. This is an authorititive guide and an ideal gift for anyone wishing to learn the sounds of the great variety of birds that can be seen and heard throughout the season. A perennial bestseller. Includes an introductory booklet.Used Book in Good Condition.


What the Robin Knows: How Birds Reveal the Secrets of the Natural World
What the Robin Knows: How Birds Reveal the Secrets of the Natural World
By Jon Young
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ean: 9780544002302, isbn: 054400230X,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
“Jon Young knows birds, and you will too after reading his marvelous book. You’ll discover a universal bird language that will speak to you wherever you go outdoors. Every nature lover should read this book.”—Joseph Cornell, author of Sharing Nature with Children and John Muir: My Life with NatureA lifelong birder, tracker, and naturalist, Jon Young is guided by three basic premises: the robin, junco, and other songbirds know everything important about their environment, be it backyard


Listening in the Field: Recording and the Science of Birdsong (Inside Technology)
Listening in the Field: Recording and the Science of Birdsong (Inside Technology)
By The MIT Press
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ean: 9780262037624, isbn: 0262037629,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 102 reviews
The transformation of sound recording into a scientific technique in the study of birdsong, as biologists turned wildlife sounds into scientific objects.Scientific observation and representation tend to be seen as exclusively visual affairs. But scientists have often drawn on sensory experiences other than the visual. Since the end of the nineteenth century, biologists have used a variety of techniques to register wildlife sounds. In this book, Joeri Bruyninckx describes the evolution of sound


North on the Wing
North on the Wing
By Blackstone Audio
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 137 reviews
In late March 2015, ornithologist Bruce M. Beehler set off on a solo three-month trek to track songbird migration and the northward progress of spring through America. Traveling via car, canoe, bike, and on foot, Beehler followed woodland warblers and other neotropical songbird species from the southern border of Texas, where the birds first arrive after their winter sojourns in South America and the Caribbean, northward through the Mississippi drainage to its headwaters in Minnesota and onward


Eastern Central Bird Songs
Eastern Central Bird Songs
By Houghton Mifflin
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ean: 9780395502570, isbn: 0395502578,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 82 reviews
A Field Guide to Bird Songs is the best-selling bird song collection ever recorded. This new third edition includes the songs and calls of 267 species - all the most common and vocal birds found east fo the Rockies. Organized as a companion to Roger Tory Peterson's Field Guide to the Birds (Fourth Edition), this is the ''birder's bible'' of bird song. This collection includes two audio cassettes and a 16-page booklet with a check-list of all the bird songs and calls on the tapes,


Birding by Ear: A Guide to Bird-Song Identification/Eastern/Central (Peterson Field Guide Series/Book & 3 Cassettes)
Birding by Ear: A Guide to Bird-Song Identification/Eastern/Central (Peterson Field Guide Series/Book & 3 Cassettes)
By Houghton Mifflin (a)
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ean: 9780395500873, isbn: 0395500877,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews
Green cover. Includes booklet and 3 cassettes. Ever wonder what that trill in the backyard is? Or how to distinguish between all those similar warbler songs? If so, try Birding by Ear. This great resource for birders all over eastern/central North America conveniently packages three cassettes and an accompanying booklet into a single videocassette-like box. Each tape groups bird species according to acoustic similarity in order to help you learn the basics of bird-song identification. Soon


Long Hops: Making Sense of Bird Migration: Latitude 20 Book
Long Hops: Making Sense of Bird Migration: Latitude 20 Book
By University Press Audiobooks
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 79 reviews
In Long Hops, physicist Mark Denny explains, in a clear, conversational style, the science of bird migration - from the intricacies of bird aeronautics to the newly unraveled mysteries of their magnetic compasses. While providing wherever possible examples of indigenous Hawaiian species, the book surveys the migration phenomenon as a whole, showing that birds are breathtaking works of engineering with spectacular capabilities for long-distance flights. Each year thousands of these hardy


How to Be a Tour Guide: The Essential Training Manual for Tour Managers and Tour Guides
How to Be a Tour Guide: The Essential Training Manual for Tour Managers and Tour Guides
By Nick Manning
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 97 reviews
Includes Exclusive Audiobook Bonus Content - See Below Whether you just want a job that lets you travel the world for free, or you're looking for a career that lets you set your own hours and do what you love, this audiobook will show you how to become a tour guide with clear, practical advice and easy to follow steps. It will teach you what you need to say, how to advertise your services and how the pros make their money and ask for tips. It will teach you how to start your first tour, how to


North on the Wing: Travels With the Songbird Migration of Spring; Library Edition
North on the Wing: Travels With the Songbird Migration of Spring; Library Edition
By Blackstone Pub
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ean: 9781538493014, isbn: 1538493012,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 133 reviews
In late March 2015, ornithologist Bruce M. Beehler set off on a solo four-month trek to track songbird migration and the northward progress of spring through America. Traveling via car, canoe, bike, and on foot, Beehler followed woodland warblers and other Neotropical songbird species from the southern border of Texas, where the birds first arrive after their winter sojourns in South America and the Caribbean, northward through the Mississippi drainage to its headwaters in Minnesota and onward



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