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Peterson Reference Guide to Bird Behavior, by John Kricher — a review

10,000 Birds

This year has been bountiful in books about bird behavior (reference and otherwise) from the likes of David Allen Sibley , Helen Macdonald, Jennifer Ackerman , Wenfei Tong, and others. The latest is the encyclopedic and delightful Peterson Reference Guide to Bird Behavior , by John Kricher. Peterson Reference Guide to Bird Behavior.

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Peterson Reference Guide to Sparrows of North America: A Review by a Sparrow Fan

10,000 Birds

The Peterson Reference Guide to Sparrows of North America by Rick Wright is different in approach from any other bird reference book I’ve used, bursting with expertise about sparrow identification, history, and taxonomy, and profusely illustrated with photographs by Brian E. Small and other photographers, mostly, if not all, birders.

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looking for spanish/english reference guide to amazonian animal and plant species

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Hi all, I'm going to be working in the Colombian amazon and want to find some Spanish/English reference source that I can use offline. Does anyone have any idea on what I could use? submitted by /u/Psychological_Lab_52 [link] [comments]

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Peterson Reference Guide to Owls of North America and the Caribbean: A Book Review by a Lover of Parliaments

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Here are some things I’ve learned from the Peterson Reference Guide to Owls of North America and the Caribbean by Scott Weidensaul: The Burrowing Owl is the only North American owl species where the male is larger than the female, albeit, only slightly larger. And the term is ‘non-reversed size dimorphism.’).

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Policies on physical restraint of animals, canine devocalization approved

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The AVMA House of Delegates adopted a handful of revised animal welfare policies, including one on “Canine Devocalization” that supersedes the previous policy, approved a new policy on “Canine Hybrids,” and referred two other policies back to the AVMA Board of Directors (BOD).

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Birding Yibin, Sichuan

10,000 Birds

The Latin species name alphonsiana refers to Prof. And its eBird description as a “large and spectacular pheasant”, which – you guessed it – probably refers to the male. The Silver Pheasant sometimes feels inferior to the Golden Pheasant but relishes its superiority over the Bronze Pheasant.

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Galápagos: A Natural History, Second Edition–A Book Review

10,000 Birds

He’s the author of The New Neotropical Companion (2017, originally published in 1997), a must-read for any birder preparing to travel to Central and South America, the Peterson Reference Guide to Bird Behavior (2020), and a long list of other books and articles. The subject index at the back of the book is thorough but difficult to use.

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