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Wading Birds of North America
by: Eckert, Allan W.

A definitive work covering the United States & Canada. Through the expert hand of srtist & naturalist Karl E. Karalus, the herons, egrets, bitterns, ibises, spoonbills, flamingos, cranes, limpkins, rails, gallinules, & coots of North America north of Mexico come to life in full, vivid color. Not only are his paintings beautiful to behold, they are perfectly accurate in all aspects of shape, coloration, pattern, & physical structure. Equally impressive is Allan Eckert's clear, readable text - full scientifically accurate descriptions of their appearance, habits, & habitats of each of the wading bird species & sub-species. Color paintings & drawings, line drawings, range maps. Coffee-table size. 252 pgs.
c. 1981, H/C, Oversize...$49.95
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Condition: Very Good w/dust jacket, inside near mint, dust jacket tear on center back taped otherwise excellent

Wading Birds Of The World
by: Soothill, Eric & Richard

Over 300 species described, characteristics, behavior, voice, food, breeding. Color photos. 334 pgs.
c. 1982, H/C...$45.00
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Water, Prey & Game Birds Of North America
by: Wetmore, Alexander

Life histories, breeding and winter ranges, lengths, & characteristics Covers: seabirds, hawks & owls, vultures, ducks, geeses, grouse, wading birds, and little shorebirds. A National Geographic Society Book. 329 species portrayed in color and fully described. 464 pgs.
c. 1965, H/C...$35.00
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Water, Prey & Game Birds Of North America - Record Companion
Bird Sounds Of Marsh Upland & Shore
by: Kellogg, Peter Paul (Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology)

Produced by the National Geographic Society as a companion to the book "Water, Prey & Game Birds of North America" by Alexander Wetmore. Whether on Chesapeake Bay or in a Southwest canyon, in the Florida Everglades or on the Alaskan tundra, on the prairies or along the seacoasts, Dr. Kellog presents field recordings of 97 of the most expressive feathered personalities found in the book "Water, Prey & Game Birds of North America". As he introduces each bird, Dr. Kellog refers you to the page in the book ("Water, Prey & Game Birds of North America) where you will find the species described. This booklet consists of six pages of 33-1/3 rpm phonographic records, with directions on how to play them on a record player.
c. 1965, S/C, Spiral, w/ 33-1/3 Records...$25.00
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Condition: Very Good- all records are flat & appear to be scratch-free. We did not play the records.

Water & Marsh Birds Of The World
by: Austin, Jr., Oliver L.

Identification & information on over 200 species illustrated in full color. 223 pgs.
c. 1967, S/C...$12.50
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Waterfowl: Care, Breeding & Conservation
by: Tarsnane, Simon

The ultimate resouce for anyone interested in the propagation & preservation of waterfowl. A working handbook for both the beginner and advanced aviculturist. Info on facilities, acquiring stock, diet & nutrition, nesting requirements, eggs, artificial incubation, rearing, pinioning, sexing, waterfowl ailments & remedies, predator control, and 12 chapters on different species of waterfowl. Color photos. 277 pgs.

Waterfowl: Their Biology & Natural History
by: Johnsgard, Paul A.

A comprehensive annotated list of genera and species of waterfowl and a key for identification makes this a book by which birdwatchers can join researchers and scholars in putting to good use this book.148 photographs ( 59 in color) and 16 pages of figures. 138 pgs.
c. 1968, H/C...$18.95
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Waterfowl Illustrated
by: Veasay, Tricia

Species are described with important information on conformation for painters and taxidermists. Tips for observing the most commonly missed feather placements. Detail pictures in color and black and white include feather patterns, color and detail, position and layout. Also includes a state-by-state guide to places where waterfowl can be observed in their natural habitats. Stunning color & B/W photos. Coffee-table size. 296 pgs.
c. 1983, H/C...$45.00
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Condition: Very Good

Waterfowl In Australia
by: Frith, H.J.

Distribution, habitat, conservation, field identification, and life histories. Covers: magpie goose, whistle-duck, black swan, mute swan, freckled duck, cape barren goose, mountain duck, burdekin duck, black duck, mallard, grey teal, chestnut teal, shoveler, garganey, pink-eared duck, hardhead, wood duck, green pigmy goose, white pigmy goose, blue-billed duck, musk duck. B/W photos. 328 pgs.
c. 1967, H/C...$25.00
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Waterfowl In Iowa
by: Musgrove, Jack W. & Mary R
Identification and information guide of swans, geeses, surface-feeding ducks, diving ducks, ruddy duck, mergansers of Iowa. Plumages, migrations & flyways, enimies also covered. B/W illustrations. Color plates. 124 pgs.
c. 1947, 2nd Ed, H/C...$17.50
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Condition: Good, ex-library

Waterfowl Of Eastern North America
by: Early, Chris

A well-illustrated field guide to the ducks, geese and shorebirds of Eastern North America. Includes well organized species comparison pages, male-female, seasonal and immature plumage, distinctive markings. Appropriate for novice or experienced birders. Color photos of each species. 158 pgs.
c. 2005, S/C...$19.95

Waterfowl Of North America
by: Johnsgard, Paul

The most comprehensive and authoritative compendium of data in print for all of the nearly sixty species of ducks, geese, and swans known to breed in North America. For each species the distribution, weights, measurments, identification, habitat, food, ecology, migratory movements, sociality, age at maturity, nest location, clutch size, incubation, fledging periods, pairing and flocking behavior, and post-breeding behavior are given. Range maps along with over 60 detailed waterfowl drawings, 31 color photos, and 96 B/W photos. 575 pgs.
c. 1975, H/C...$75.00
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Waterfowl Tomorrow
Editor: Linduska, Joseph

Published by the US Dept Of Interior, this book is about the needs of the 48 species of ducks, geese & swans that live on the North American continent, and also is especially about the lands & waters that sustain these wildfowl in Canada, United States, & Mexico. Thru knowledge that has been accumulating for 30 years, this book hopes to give people a better understanding of the needs of waterfowl and of the things in our way of life that are affecting them adversly. Includes a pull-out map of North America with names & places mentioned in the book. B/W photos. 770 pgs.
c. 1964, H/C...$25.00
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Condition: Very Good

White Egret
by: Itoh, Shingi

200 breathtaking color photos document the life cycle of this exquisite bird, from early spring courtship and summer hatching through autumn roosting and winter migration. Ten years of diligent observation has resulted in some of the most intimate photos and knowledge of the egret. 191 pgs.
c. 1988, S/C...$18.95

White Ibis: Wetland Wanderer
by: Keith L. Bildstein
Combines an illustrated history of the ibis along with a personal story of research by the author (the first long-term study of the species). Explores the relationships between White Ibises and the wetlands they inhabit. B/W photos, graphs, & charts. 242 pgs.
c. 1993, H/C...$24.95
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Whooping Crane: The Bird That Defies Extinction
by: McNulty, Faith

This book tells of the steadfast devotion & dedication to a bird; of many persons, particularly Robert P Allen of the National Audubon Society; of human mistakes, of miscalculations, greed, neglect, skill; of the monumental effort of men & agencies, both private & governmental, to locate the nesting grounds in the Candian far north, and to provide a safe sanctuary for the cranes on their wintering grounds which are 2500 miles apart.It tells of the crae of young cranes by their parents, their migration, and is filled with vital scientific data that can be used in future management & preservation efforts. 190 pgs.
c. 1966, H/C...$20.00
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Condition: Fair - Good

Wild Geese Of The World
by: Owen, Myrfyn
Classification, species, social behavior, migration, summer biology, winter biology, population dynamics, conservation. Covers 15 species of geese (Genus: Anser & Branta). Color plates, range maps, charts, line drawings. 236 pgs.
c. 1980, H/C...$50.00
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Wild Goose, Brother Goose
by: Ellis, Mel

Fictional story told from the Duke's (a Canadian Goose) point of view. Follow him through a two year period of his life - loyalty to his mate who is pinnioned, care of their fledglings, and his encounters with guns, traps, tornadoes, and starvation. Based on Mr. Ellis' keen observations of a real gander's experiences. 159 pgs.
c. 1969, H/C...$15.00
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Condition: Very Good w/ dust jacket

Wildfowl At Home (Gold Cockerel Series)
by: Birkbeck, Alan

A beginner's guide to keeping & breeding ornamental waterfowl.Charts for compatibility & breeding. 64 pgs

Wildfowl Of The World
by: Soothill, Eric & Whitehead, Peter

Nearly all known species of wildfowl illustrated in full color, combined with expert text & outstanding photographs. Also details of where to see wildfowl, both in the wild and on reserves, in most parts of the world. Distribution maps, line drawings, 128 Color plates. 297 pgs.
c. 1978, H/C...$47.00
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Wildfowl Of The World (Photographic Handbook)
by: Malcom Ogilvie & Steve Young
236 species and sub-species described in detail, including all plumage variations, habitat, behavior, status and distribution. A fully up-to-date informative text, meticulously researched by one of the world's leading wildfowl experts. 718 full-color photogrpahs, including many invaluable flight shots, showing a wide variety of plumage and behavior. 175 pgs.
c. 1998, S/C...$45.00

Wonders Of Storks
by: Kahl, M.P.

A look at 17 species and their feeding behavior, courtship, nesting habits & growth.
c. 1978, H/C...$12.50
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Wood Duck & The Mandarin
by: Shurtleff, Lawton & Savage, Christopher

Tracks the lives of both birds through the seasons in stunning photos. 232 pgs.
c. 1996, H/C...$34.95

World Of The Canada Goose
by: Van Wormer, Joe

Follows the canadian goose throughout the year: spring, summer, fall, winter. Describes subspecies and thier future. 192 pgs.
c. 1968, H/C...$25.00
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World of the Swan
by: Van Wormer, Joe

Describes the physical characteristics, habit and life cycle of seven species of swans. 156 pages B/W photos
1972, H/C...$25.00
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Condition: Good, Ex-library, usual library markings

Year Of The Greylag Goose
by: Lorenz, Konrad

Here, in lively text & superb photos, Professor Lorenz documents the behavior and full cycle in the life of the greylag goose. Color photos. 199 pgs.
c. 1978, H/C...$35.00
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