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Barry The Barefoot Bufflehead By Chris Greco
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Barry the Bufflehead has a slight concern. He does not have webbed feet. He uses this supposed flaw to perform a heroic act.
Barry the Barefoot Bufflehead By Chris Greco
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Barry is a Bufflehead duck, but he does not have webbed feet. This presents a problem for everyone but Barry, who adapts well without webbed feet. His exception turns into something exceptional
The North American Sea Ducks By Paul Johnsgard
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The 21 species of sea ducks are one of the larger subgroups (Tribe Mergini) of the waterfowl family Anatidae, and the 16 species (one historically extinct) that are native to North America represent... More > the largest number to be found on any continent. This book is an effort to summarize succinctly our current knowledge of sea duck biology and to provide a convenient survey of the vast technical literature on the group, with over 900 literature references. It includes 90,000 words of text (more than 40 percent of which is new), 15 updated range maps, 31 photographs, over 30 ink drawings, and nearly 150 sketches. Lastly, the North American sea ducks include the now extinct Labrador duck, the only northern hemisphere waterfowl species to have gone extinct in modern times. Considering recent population crashes in other sea ducks, such as the Steller’s eider and spectacled eider, it should also offer a sobering reminder of the fragility of our natural world and its inhabitants, including us.< Less
Strictly For The Birds By Ross & Beth Yockey
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What’s the best way to fix a broken school system? Do we pump more money into it or pass more laws… or do we burn down the broken system and start over? Strictly for the Birds tackles... More > these serious questions in the tradition of Orwell’s Animal Farm, turning students, parents, teachers and politicians into birds whose all-too-human shortcomings let us laugh at a tragedy in the making. At Osprey-Bufflehead Middle School, teachers and administrators are tearing their feathers out over the latest governmental folly, the No Bird Left Out Act. “NoBLO” could make their school a no-show as far as salary increases and badly needed repairs. When an alien kiwi upsets the balance of skilled versus non-skilled students, the adults throw up their wings in despair… but in a dramatic and surprising turn of events, little Hannah Kiwi may have just the right talents to save the day.< Less