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Yellowstone's birds : diversity and abundance in the world's first national park / edited by Douglas W. Smith, Lauren E. Walker, and Katharine E. Duffy ; with videos by Robert K. Landis.

Smith, Douglas W., 1960- (editor.). Duffy, Katy, (editor.). Walker, Lauren E., (editor.). Landis, Bob, 1940- (contirbutor.).

Summary:
"A beautifully illustrated, large-format study of Yellowstone's birdlife, written by a team of renowned Park ornithologists and wildlife biologists"-- Provided by publisher.
"A beautifully illustrated survey of Yellowstone's breathtaking birdlife, written by a team of renowned ornithologists and wildlife biologists. Established in 1872, Yellowstone National Park is the oldest and arguably the most famous national park in North America, attracting millions of visitors each year. While many come to the park for its natural wonders and recreational activities, the wildlife of Yellowstone is just as alluring. This book brings together more than 30 leading experts to provide the first comprehensive survey of the natural history, science, and conservation of birds in the world's mother park. Covering most bird species breeding within the great park as well as the many migrants that pass through, Yellowstone's Birds is a scientific tour de force and an essential resource for visitors to Yellowstone and bird lovers everywhere.Tallies more than 200 species, including migrants. Describes the natural history, status, and latest science on the birds of Yellowstone. Features fact-filled, easy-to-read chapters, informative sidebar essays, maps, infographics, and photos that present current science in an easily understood way. Accompanied by a video by award-winning cinematographer Bob Landis, Yellowstone's birds draws on a wealth of data collected over many decades"-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780691217833
  • ISBN: 0691217831
  • Physical Description: xv, 288 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2023]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- Birding in Yellowstone -- Raptors -- Waterbirds -- Passerines -- Appendix: species names used in text -- Bibliography -- Contributors -- Index.
Subject: Yellowstone National Park.
Birds > Yellowstone National Park.
Ornithology.
Yellowstone National Park.
Oiseaux > Yellowstone National Park.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bethlehem Main Library 598.097 (Text)
Bookplate: Presented by Elaine B. Molnar.
33062009819468 New Adult Nonfiction Checked Out 03/15/2024


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