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  • The Avian Brood Parasites

    The Avian Brood Parasites
    av Paul A. Johnsgard

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195110425

    Obligatory brood parasites are birds that reproduce by laying their eggs in the nests of other species. This book discusses the ecological and evolutionary aspects of this remarkable behavioural adaptation.

  • Sandhill and Whooping Cranes

    Sandhill and Whooping Cranes
    av Paul A. Johnsgard

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803234963

    Driving west from Lincoln to Grand Island, Nebraska, Paul A. Johnsgard remarks, is like driving backward in time. "I suspect," he says, "that the migrating cranes of a pre-ice age period some ten million years ago would fully understand every nuance…

  • Prairie Birds

    Prairie Birds
    av Paul A. Johnsgard

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780700610679

    For anyone who has ever thrilled to a cloud of blackbirds or a solitary falcon against the prairie sky, Paul Johnsgard has written a book that will both inspire and inform. One of America's preeminent ornithologists, Johnsgard blends science, nature…

  • Yellowstone Wildlife

    Yellowstone Wildlife
    av Paul A. Johnsgard

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607322283

    This is a natural history of the wildlife species that call Yellowstone National Park and the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem their home. Illustrated with stunning images by renowned wildlife photographer Thomas Mangelsen, this book describes the live…

  • Prairie Dog Empire

    Prairie Dog Empire
    av Paul A. Johnsgard

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803254879

    This book by the renowned naturalist and writer Paul A. Johnsgard tells the complex biological and environmental story of the western Great Plains under the black-tailed prairie dog's reign-and then under a brief but devastating century of human dom…

  • Birds of the Central Platte River Valley and Adjacent Counties

    Birds of the Central Platte River Valley and Adjacent Counties
    av Paul A Johnsgard

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781609620301

  • Faces of the Great Plains

    Faces of the Great Plains
    av Paul A. Johnsgard

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780700612659

    The Great Plains are America's biological melting pot, drawing creatures from surrounding regions to create a rich diversity of wildlife. Here are pronghorn in the shortgrass, rattlesnakes underfoot, and golden eagles soaring skyward. Here, too, poc…

  • Ruddy Ducks and Other Stifftails

    Ruddy Ducks and Other Stifftails
    av Paul A. Johnsgard

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806141664

    An in-depth biological overview of a fascinating group of waterfowl'Paul A. Johnsgard's first glimpse of a North American ruddy duck - a chestnut-brown bird with a blue bill, black head, and white cheeks - led to decades of observing the eight extan…

  • Great Wildlife of the Great Plains

    Great Wildlife of the Great Plains
    av Paul A. Johnsgard

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780700612246

    Thundering herds of bison. Burrowing prairie dogs. Soaring golden eagles. These are among the wildlife who will always be linked with the Great Plains, and many can still be seen in their natural habitats. Now there is a single-volume resource that…

  • Baby Bird Portraits by George Miksch Sutton

    Baby Bird Portraits by George Miksch Sutton
    av Paul A. Johnsgard

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806129853

    George Miksch Sutton is one of the best known and most beloved bird artists of the twentieth century. This marvelous book presents thirty-five paintigs of downy chicks, nestlings, and fledglings painted from life by Sutton. The exquisite watercolrs,…

  • Baby Bird Portraits by George Miksch Sutton

    Baby Bird Portraits by George Miksch Sutton
    av Paul A. Johnsgard

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806137698

    George Miksch Sutton is one of the best known and most beloved bird artists of the twentieth century. This marvelous book presents thirty-five paintigs of downy chicks, nestlings, and fledglings painted from life by Sutton. The exquisite watercolrs,…

  • Those of the Gray Wind

    Those of the Gray Wind
    av Paul A. Johnsgard

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496201577

    With Paul A. Johnsgard, we follow the migration of the sandhill cranes from the American Southwest to their Alaskan breeding grounds and back again, an annual pattern that has persisted over millions of years. By selecting four historic time frames…

  • Seasons of the Tallgrass Prairie

    Seasons of the Tallgrass Prairie
    av Paul A. Johnsgard

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803253377

    A respected author and scholar, Paul A. Johnsgard has spent a lifetime observing the natural delights of Nebraska's woodlands, grasslands, and wetlands. Seasons of the Tallgrass Prairie collects his musings on Nebraska's natural history and the issu…

  • Wildlife of Nebraska

    Wildlife of Nebraska
    av Paul A. Johnsgard

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496220264

    In Wildlife of Nebraska: A Natural History, Paul A. Johnsgard surveys the variety and biology of more than six hundred Nebraska species. Narrative accounts describe the ecology and biology of the state's birds, its mammals, and its reptiles and amph…

  • The Nature of Nebraska

    The Nature of Nebraska
    av Paul A. Johnsgard

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803276215

    Where the eastern and western currents of American life merge as smoothly as one river flows into another is a place called Nebraska. There we find the Platte, a river that gave sustenance to the countless migrants who once trudged westward along th…

  • A Naturalist's Guide to the Great Plains

    A Naturalist's Guide to the Great Plains
    av Paul A Johnsgard

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781609621261

    This book documents nearly 500 US and Canadian locations where wildlife refuges, nature preserves, and similar properties protect natural sites that lie within the North American Great Plains, from Canada's Prairie Provinces to the Texas-Mexico bord…

  • Birds and Birding in Wyoming's Bighorn Mountains Region

    Birds and Birding in Wyoming's Bighorn Mountains Region
    av Paul A Johnsgard

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781609620400

  • Earth, Water, and Sky

    Earth, Water, and Sky
    av Paul A. Johnsgard

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780292740594

    "As I write this, I am sitting in a cabin at Cedar Point Biological Station in southwestern Nebraska.... The glorious elemental mixture of earth, water, and sky around me is the home of nearly three hundred species of birds, and comprises one of my…

  • Lewis and Clark on the Great Plains

    Lewis and Clark on the Great Plains
    av Paul A. Johnsgard

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803276185

    Lewis and Clark on the Great Plains is an easy-to-use reference on the wildlife that Meriwether Lewis and William Clark encountered during their 1804-6 Corps of Discovery expedition. More than one hundred animals and plants that were first carefully…

  • A Chorus of Cranes

    A Chorus of Cranes
    av Paul A. Johnsgard

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781607324362

    "Since long before medieval times cranes have been considered messengers of the gods, calling annually from on high to remind humans below of the passing years and of their own mortality. Now it is up to humans to take responsibility for controllin…

  • Dragons and Unicorns: A Natural History

    Dragons and Unicorns: A Natural History
    av Paul A. Johnsgard

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312084998

    Is it generally safe to walk by dragon weyrs on sunny days? Do dragons really lay golden eggs? Do dragon teeth have any medicinal value? And what about unicorns: Do some rare ones have two horns, and when aren't unicorns white? What is a unicorn "sn…

  • The Platte

    The Platte
    av Paul A. Johnsgard

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803222274

    Arising in two separate streams high in the Rockies and flowing east across the plains to meet the Missouri near Omaha, Nebraska, the Platte River is a microcosm of the geologic, plant, animal, and human worlds. Way station for the sandhill cranes,…

  • Crane Music

    Crane Music
    av Paul A. Johnsgard

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803275935

    Graced with illustrations by the author, Crane Music introduces the two North American crane species. The sandhill, most often seen, is within easy reach of bird-watchers in the center of the continent. Less visible is the whooping crane, struggling…

  • The Niobrara

    The Niobrara
    av Paul A. Johnsgard

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803259812

    Although its history is etched on canyon walls reaching back twenty million years, the Niobrara is very much a river of today. Stretching 535 miles from its headwaters to the Missouri River, it is one of Nebraska's least altered waterways and is des…

  • Song of the North Wind

    Song of the North Wind
    av Paul A. Johnsgard

    Häftad - 1979 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803275522

    For centuries the snow goose has signified the passing seasons to the Indians-its white feathers a symbol of the breadth of life and a reminder of the roles the birds played as messengers between heaven and earth. The importance of the geese in thes…

  • Natural Treasures of the Great Plains: An Ecological Perspective

    Natural Treasures of the Great Plains: An Ecological Perspective

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780991645596

  • City Birding

    City Birding
    av Kenn Kaufman, Marienn Winn, Paul A. Johnsgard

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780811700276

    Stories by: Kenn Kaufman, Clay Sutton, Marie Winn, Ann Zwinger, Paul A. Johnsgard, Kim Todd, John Nichols, Judith A. Toups, Mark S. Garland, Paul Kerlinger, Julie Zickefoose, Lawrence Kilham, Curtis Badger, Nikki Weinstein, James Gorman, Michael Har…