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The Birds' Calendar By H. E. Parkhurst
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ORNITHOLOGY is well-nigh the humblest member in the fraternity of Natural Sciences. It has little or no recognition in school or col¬lege, and hitherto has excited comparatively little general... More > interest. It is accounted a sur¬prising thing when a person is found who can speak intelligently in regard to a dozen of the very commonest species of birds. Yet not¬withstanding the slight hold this science seems to have upon the popular mind, we find that in every Natural History museum in the world the section that proves most generally attractive, and is most interestedly commented upon, is that containing the ornithological specimens.< Less
Great Bird Conspiracy By Bill Holbrook
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How was a world of intelligent, anthropomorphic animals brought into existence? Why would it so closely mirror the human world of the late 20th century? As for that Y2K bug... That had to have been... More > a cover for something else; smart people like computer programmers couldn’t be that short-sighted. Could they? Kevin and Kell and the rest of the Dewclaw family have no idea that they hold the key to their civilization’s survival. The seemingly innocent birds working at low-paying jobs in their midst are more than they seem, and our favorite mixed-species couple are integral to their plans. But...plans for what? The answers come in this, the second Kevin & Kell treasury. It contains the complete run of strips from March 1998 to August 2000, including all of the Sunday-format strips that appeared in Boardwatch Magazine during that time. There’s the teleplay for a proposed Kevin & Kell animated series, a special three-page comic entitled “Carnivore’s Agreement,” the Domestication handbook and more!< Less
Falconry: Its Claims, History, and Practices – Hunting with Birds of Prey (Hardcover) By Gage Earle Freeman
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This guide to falconry dates to mid-19th century Britain, and explains both the history and practical elements of using birds of prey to hunt wild animals. Raising and training intelligent birds of... More > prey to hunt animals was popular in Europe from the Middle Ages onward. Over the centuries, techniques and practices were refined, with the peculiarities of the various birds used – be they peregrine falcons, goshawks, sparrow-hawks or otherwise – investigated by generations of enthusiasts. This history is detailed and supplemented with the author’s own practical experience and advice. Gage Earle Freeman was a clergyman who spent some years assigned to India. As a lifelong enthusiast of falconry, Freeman was impressed to behold the practice in India; a culture where hunting with birds of prey had been a tradition for millennia. As an experienced falconer, Freeman was able to put the skills he’d honed on Buxton Moor in England to use in India – his talents met appreciation, and he received birds as gifts.< Less
Falconry: Its Claims, History, and Practices – Hunting with Birds of Prey By Gage Earle Freeman
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This guide to falconry dates to mid-19th century Britain, and explains both the history and practical elements of using birds of prey to hunt wild animals. Raising and training intelligent birds of... More > prey to hunt animals was popular in Europe from the Middle Ages onward. Over the centuries, techniques and practices were refined, with the peculiarities of the various birds used – be they peregrine falcons, goshawks, sparrow-hawks or otherwise – investigated by generations of enthusiasts. This history is detailed and supplemented with the author’s own practical experience and advice. Gage Earle Freeman was a clergyman who spent some years assigned to India. As a lifelong enthusiast of falconry, Freeman was impressed to behold the practice in India; a culture where hunting with birds of prey had been a tradition for millennia. As an experienced falconer, Freeman was able to put the skills he’d honed on Buxton Moor in England to use in India – his talents met appreciation, and he received birds as gifts.< Less
The Berlinsiders Guide By CTR Berlin et al.
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Berlin: the capital of Germany, home to over 3.5 million people from over 180 nations, a sprawling concoction of historical nostalgia, stunning woodland and lakes, and forward-thinking hipster... More > mentality. A city recently united after the fall of the Wall, Berlin is now known for its famous universities, galleries and museums, for hosting concerts of all genres in superb entertainment venues, for boasting one of the richest culinary scenes in Europe, and so much more. The unique look of its architecture has made it a sought-after set for many international films, including Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Inglorious Basterds’. Not only that but the sheer amount of festivals, nightlife, and arts events have made it a hub for creative, intelligent types from all around the globe. The BerlInsider’s Guide is just one such a guidebook, and within it’s pages you will find tips and pointers to help you get as memorable a stay in this splendid city as possible. Team CTR Berlin< Less
Sunny by the Sea By Helen Lesley & Caylin Spear
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A remarkable story about Sunny, a baby Gold-finch who wants to fly and see the world. Teaching inner-strength, self-confidence, and greater appreciation for nature, exploration, growth and... More > development, Sunny learns to follow his dreams and gains the courage to attain them. Ages 1-8< Less
"THE ROOKERY" - FACTS ABOUT ROOKS & CROWS By Clare Wishart
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Why an E-Manual on Rooks & Crows?? .... Because these Birds are so Intelligent and utterly Clever !! I have been fascinated with them since being a Young Child. Did you know that Rooks from New... More > Zealand starred in "Lord of the Rings" Trilogy ?? ............. Did you also know that a "Rook & a Rabbit" became the very Best of Friends ?? See pictures enclosed !! This E-Manual is packed with much interesting information on Rooks & Crows; and the sad fact that in some Countries these Highly Intelligent Birds are being poisoned in Droves !! This E-Manual is dedicated to all of the Fantastic Rooks & Crows Worldwide. Enjoy it !!< Less
THE PLIGHT WORTH THE MIGHT By Laurie Doherty
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The Plight worth the might by Laurie Doherty captures the struggle of the strong willed birds, the emus. These intelligent birds desperately search for a way to survive. At the same time, the... More > surrounding humans are oppressing them. Yearning for food, the emus live in a constant fear of an encounter with Farmer Wretch. Farmer Wretch is the owner of a nearby farm. Deeply involved in his work; he often fails to sympathize with the hungry emus harming his crops. The novel emphasizes the importance of friendship even in difficult times. A light is shown on these quick-witted birds and their impressive abilities. It is a brief chapter book that is interesting to children and people of all ages. Particularly in their human like abilities to rely on one another in order to thrive. The Plight worth the might opens a door to the true power of the breathtaking emus.< Less
Melody West and the Trumpeter Swan By Francesca Rappa
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The Adventurous Melody West Series Book 1: It is springtime and the thoughtful and intelligent eleven-year-old heroine Melody West is trying to adjust to life in her new hometown. Central to the... More > novel is how her two mischievous cats, Beetle and Honey Bear, always seem to get into trouble just when Melody can least afford it, for instance, when the search is on for a rare copy of the priceless engravings of John James Audubon’s "The Birds of America." Helping Melody discover the hiding place of the Audubons are her smart and self-assured friend James Cameron and the learned and generous antiques dealer Mr. Finfrock. During her search, Melody is determined to see Audubon’s beautiful engraving of the trumpeter swan. However, she is unprepared when she and her friends finally locate the Audubons and then discover a mysterious letter from the distant past. ::: Experience the sights and sounds of Melody's adventures at her companion blog Sugoi.< Less
Melody West and the Trumpeter Swan By Francesca Rappa
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The Adventurous Melody West Series Book 1: It is springtime and the thoughtful and intelligent eleven-year-old heroine Melody West is trying to adjust to life in her new hometown. Central to the... More > novel is how her two mischievous cats, Beetle and Honey Bear, always seem to get into trouble just when Melody can least afford it, for instance, when the search is on for a rare copy of the priceless engravings of John James Audubon’s "The Birds of America." Helping Melody discover the hiding place of the Audubons are her smart and self-assured friend James Cameron and the learned and generous antiques dealer Mr. Finfrock. During her search, Melody is determined to see Audubon’s beautiful engraving of the trumpeter swan. However, she is unprepared when she and her friends finally locate the Audubons and then discover a mysterious letter from the distant past. ::: Experience the sights and sounds of Melody's adventures at her companion blog Sugoi.< Less

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Cardboard Cardboard By Patrick G. Redford
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