Birder's Guide to Pennsylvania

Author: Paula Ford

Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing

ISBN: 1461708486

Category: Nature

Page: 268

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This book takes the reader to almost 200 parks, refuges, and hot spots for migratory and resident birds throughout Pennsylvania. Details on 7 geographical regions—including 34 maps—make this the most comprehensive, statewide guide available to Pennsylvania birding sites.

New World Warblers

Author: Jon Curson

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1408135167

Category: Science

Page: 264

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Following the same format as other book in the series, this guide to North American wood warblers, the parulinae, looks at their distribution throughout the USA and into Central and South America. It contains a full text for each species, including wing-formulae" drawings. Some of the species covered find their way to the UK and Europe."

The Birds of Pennsylvania

Author: Gerald M. McWilliams,Daniel W. Brauning

Publisher: Cornell University Press

ISBN: 9780801436437

Category: History

Page: 479

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With clear descriptions of physiographic regions as well as 44 breeding distribution maps for the most commonly seen birds and 67 photographs of many rare and hard-to-find species, this volume is a resource for all who wish to deepen their appreciation of Pennsylvania's birdlife."--Jacket.

A Field Guide to Your Own Back Yard (Second Edition)

Author: John Hanson Mitchell

Publisher: The Countryman Press

ISBN: 1581576838

Category: Nature

Page: 288

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Here is a book to enhance our appreciation of the small citizens of the world and to introduce us to the neighbors we never knew we had, from spotted salamanders to meadow voles, from snowy tree crickets to ambrosia beetles, all living within steps of your door. “If there is grass and a few scraggling trees, there will be wildlife,” suggests John Hanson Mitchell, an internationally recognized naturalist and advocate for tuning your senses to the wonders of your environment. Whether your yard consists of a small stretch of grass or a rambling mix of forest and field, Mitchell will introduce you to the wealth of plants, insects, and animals that share your corner of the world. Learn how the behavior at the birdfeeder mirrors that of the wild woods; get an inside view of the rich ecology of the woodpile; learn why you might want to welcome a skunk into your garden. In short, you’ll get to know the neighbors you never knew you had who make their homes all around yours. With wisdom and humor, this book reacquaints you with the denizens of your own local habitat.

Die Wissenschaften vom Künstlichen

Author: Herbert A. Simon

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783709193839

Category: Computers

Page: 241

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Die Wissenschaften vom Künstlichen von Herbert A. Simon gilt seit dem Erscheinen der ersten Ausgabe im Jahr 1969 als "Klassiker" der Literatur zum Thema Künstliche Intelligenz. Simon hat zusammen mit den Computerwissenschaftlern Allen Newell, Marvin Minsky und John McCarthy Mitte der fünfziger Jahre das so bezeichnete - von Alan Turing antizipierte - Forschungsgebiet der Computerwissenschaft und der Psychologie ins Leben gerufen. Seine herausragende, allgemeinverständliche Darstellung von Grundüberlegungen und philosophischen Aspekten der Künstlichen Intelligenz ist heute aktueller denn je, nicht nur wegen der ständig zunehmenden Bedeutung der Forschung und Entwicklung auf diesem Gebiet, sondern auch aufgrund des verbreiteten Mangels an Grundkenntnissen für eine kritische Auseinandersetzung mit der Künstlichen Intelligenz.

Rettet die Vogelwelt

Author: Rudolf L. Schreiber,Antony William Diamond,Horst Stern,Gerhard Thielcke

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783473461608

Category: Birds

Page: 384

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Petrels, Albatrosses, and Storm-Petrels of North America

A Photographic Guide

Author: Steve N. G. Howell

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 1400839629

Category: Nature

Page: 512

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Petrels, albatrosses, and storm-petrels are among the most beautiful yet least known of all the world's birds, living their lives at sea far from the sight of most people. Largely colored in shades of gray, black, and white, these enigmatic and fast-flying seabirds can be hard to differentiate, particularly from a moving boat. Useful worldwide, not just in North America, this photographic guide is based on unrivaled field experience and combines insightful text and hundreds of full-color images to help you identify these remarkable birds. The first book of its kind, this guide features an introduction that explains ocean habitats and the latest developments in taxonomy. Detailed species accounts describe key identification features such as flight manner, plumage variation related to age and molt, seasonal occurrence patterns, and migration routes. Species accounts are arranged into groups helpful for field identification, and an overview of unique identification challenges is provided for each group. The guide also includes distribution maps for regularly occurring species as well as a bibliography, glossary, and appendixes. The first state-of-the-art photographic guide to these enigmatic seabirds Includes hundreds of full-color photos throughout Features detailed species accounts that describe flight, plumage, distribution, and more Provides overviews of ocean habitats, taxonomy, and conservation Offers tips on how to observe and identify birds at sea

The birdwatcher's activity book

Author: Donald S. Heintzelman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 250

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Discusses the basic techniques of bird watching, describes the behavior of birds, and suggests projects for learning about birds

Ontario Birds

The Journal of the Ontario Field Ornithologists

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Bird watching

Page: N.A

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Handbook of the Birds of the World

Author: Josep del Hoyo,Andrew Elliott,Jordi Sargatal

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9788496553507

Category: Nature

Page: 893

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Bush-shrikes to Old World Sparrows. Prólogo: Birding Past, Present and Future a Global View

Das Spiel der Götter (1)

Die Gärten des Mondes

Author: Steven Erikson

Publisher: Blanvalet Taschenbuch Verlag

ISBN: 3641089778

Category: Fiction

Page: 800

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Das malazanische Imperium ist ein Moloch, der sich mit Hilfe seiner Magier und Soldaten unerbittlich ausbreitet. Jetzt soll die letzte freie Stadt fallen. Doch eine ominöse Macht verweigert den Truppen der Kaiserin den letzten Sieg: Über Darujhistan schwebt aus heiterem Himmel eine riesige Festung und versetzt alle Welt in helle Aufregung ...