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wading birds of North America (north of Mexico)

Allan W. Eckert

wading birds of North America (north of Mexico)

by Allan W. Eckert

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Ciconiiformes -- United States.,
    • Ciconiiformes -- Canada.,
    • Gruiformes -- United States.,
    • Gruiformes -- Canada.,
    • Birds -- United States.,
    • Birds -- Canada.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementtext by Allan W. Eckert ; paintings and drawings by Karl E. Karalus.
      ContributionsKaralus, Karl E.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL696.C5 E25
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 252 p., [17] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages252
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4092910M
      ISBN 100385013396
      LC Control Number80001090

      May 7, - Various long-legged, feathered waders of Florida. See more ideas about Birds, Beautiful birds and Pet birds pins. What bird is that? Consult our bird identification guide to ID mystery birds in the backyard and beyond. We have photos, song recordings, in-depth entries, and more to help bird watchers correctly identify the birds .

      The Great Blue Heron, Ardea herodias, is a wading bird of the heron family, common all over North and Central America as well as the West Indies and the Galápagos Islands, except in deserts and high mountains where there is no water for it to wade Great Blue Heron is the largest heron in North America. Adults have blue-grey wings and back and a white head with a black cap and a long black. The family Ardeidae contains the herons, egrets and bitterns. Herons and egrets are medium to large wading birds with long necks and legs. Bitterns tend to be shorter necked and more secretive. Members of Ardeidae fly with their necks retracted, unlike other long-necked birds such as storks, ibises and spoonbills. Agami heron, Agamia agami VU.

      Looking for books by John Netherton? See all books authored by John Netherton, including Frogs, and Water's Edge: Wading Birds of North America, and more on Aug 2, - Explore thebirdwatcher's board "Wading Birds" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Birds, Animals and Aquatic insects pins.


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Wading birds of North America (north of Mexico) by Allan W. Eckert Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Wading Birds of North America" is full of excellent illustrations by Karl E. Karalus and informative text by Allan Eckert. Some of the common names have been changed over the years (For example Common Gallinule is now Common Moorhen) and distributions have altered a bit, but in general a good book to have in a birders library.4/5(2).

Though limited in scope to just wading birds, the book's well enough done that it makes one hope Netherton will proceed to the other varieties of North American birds and produce similar high-quality tomes. Here he depicts all the types of wading birds--basically, herons, egrets, ibises, cranes, wading birds of North America book storks.5/5(1).

These birds include the herons, egrets, flamingos, ibises, night-herons, spoonbill and storks. All of these types of waders can be seen among the wetlands or close to them. Click on bird images or names to see pictures of the Wading Birds seen in North America.

Night-Herons. Roseate Spoonbill. : The wading birds of North America (north of Mexico) () by Eckert, Allan W and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(2). Wading Birds Of North America: A Definitive Work Covering the United States and Canada.

Eckert, Allan W. The item The wading birds of North America (north of Mexico), text by Allan W. Eckert ; paintings and drawings by Karl E. Karalus represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Brigham Young University.

The wading birds of North America (north of Mexico), text by Allan W. Eckert. Wading Birds of North America. A variety of waterbirds make up this list, ranging from the large, colorful and conspicuous (like many herons) to the drab and secretive (like most rails).

Included here are all regularly occurring members of the families Phoenicopteridae (flamingos), Ciconiidae (storks), Ardeidae (herons and bitterns), Threskiornithidae (ibises and spoonbills), and the order Gruiformes.

I have owned a "Birds of North America" for over twenty years and have had to use it many times. My grandson was visiting and he got hold of my copy of this book (he was 4 at the time) and was wanting to take it home with him. I said no it was my book. His birthday was in days and so I sent him a copy of his own.

It arrived on by: Other guides divide bird species into broad categories, such as birds of prey, seabirds, wading birds, perching birds, and swimming birds.

This is a handy format for birders with a bit of experience. Finally, experienced birders generally prefer guides that divide species by families, such as owls, warblers, jays and crows, thrushes and. Fred J. Alsop, III, is a professor, ornithologist, and writer who currently teaches at Eastern Tennessee State University.

Alsop is known for his work on Birds of New England, America's Backyard Birds, Birds of North America, and Habitat Partitioning and Niche Overlap of Two Forest Thrushes in the Southern Appalachian Spruce-Fir Forests/5(). As in their previous collaboration, The Owls of North America, the incomparable artist\/writer team of Karalus and Eckert have created in The Wading Birds of North America a superb record of some of the more exquisite and fascinating bird species in the United States and Canada.

Book is in Like New / near Mint Condition. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Text will be unmarked and pages crisp. Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order. WADING BIRDS OF NORTH AMERICA (NORTH OF MEXICO) By Allan W Eckert - Hardcover **Mint Condition**.

The book called "The Complete Birds of North America", is a book recommended to be part of any birders library. This book covers all the native and vagrant species of birds seen on the North American Continent. It provides information on all the birds listed on the ABA bird list.

Familiar Birds of North America: Eastern (Audubon Society A portable, comprehensive field guide--brimming with concise descriptions and stunning color photographs, and designed to fit into your back pocket--from the go-to reference source for over 18 million nature lovers.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Eckert, Allan W. Wading birds of North America (north of Mexico). Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for At the Water's Edge: Wading Birds of North America by John Netherton (, Hardcover) at 5/5(1).

19″ X 27″ overall size. Shipped in a heavy-walled 2″ mailing tube with plastic endcaps. This stunning 19″ X 27″ poster includes illustrations from the Sibley Guide to Birds, showing multiple views of each of the 18 wading bird species found in western North America Printed on 80# coated stock using fade resistant inks and the highest production values, it is truly museum quality and su.

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Buy a cheap copy of The Wading Birds of North America (North book by Allan W. Eckert. Free shipping over $. Green Herons Migrating. Green Herons (Butorides virescens) are small, crested, wading birds that inhabit wetland thickets throughout most of North breeding, most tend to wander to more favorable foraging areas before migrating south to Florida, Central and South America.

The groupings include birds of prey, large land birds, smaller open country birds, smaller woodland birds, ducklike birds, gull-like birds, large wading birds, and shorebirds. Reader's Digest maintains its reputation for producing colorful, useful books for the home reference library.5/5(5).Wading Birds Wading birds occupy wetland habitats that are often heavily used by humans.

For some people, wetlands directly provide them with a living. Sustaining wetlands and their ecological functions for the benefit of humans and wading birds is an ongoing .