Birds of Georgia

Author: John W. Parrish, Jr.
Publisher: Lone Pine Pub. International
ISBN: 9768200057
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Nature

Full of interesting facts and useful information, Birds of Georgia is a field guide geared to both the casual backyard observer and the experienced naturalist. The book features over 300 of Georgia's most abundant or notable bird species, each one illustrated in color.

Backyard Birds of Georgia

Author: Bill Fenimore
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
ISBN: 1423605675
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Nature

BACKYARD BIRDS How to Identify and Attract the Top 25 Birds BACKYARD BIRDS IS AN EXCITING SERIES of books that explores the top twenty-five backyard birds most commonly found in each state. It includes a profiled size scale that allows the reader to quickly identify the correct bird, and each bird entry is accompanied by a stunning color photograph and specific description, including identification marks, behavior, habitat, and nesting style-even the song the bird makes! As an added feature, author Bill Fenimore also provides expert tips for building the ultimate backyard bird sanctuary, from creating birdbaths and planting proper foliage to offering a bird's favorite foods. Fenimore was awarded the Ludlow Griscom Award, the American Birding Association's highest honor. Bird-watching is one of the most popular activities in the United States, with approximately fifty-one million bird-watchers nationwide. Bird-watching is a $6 million business. More than $400 million is spent each year on bird-related magazines and books. The series will soon include all fifty states. Author is a franchisee of Wild Bird Center, which has more than eighty locations in twenty-nine states. Online marketing and promotions. Print and web advertising campaign. National broadcast and print publicity. Co-op available. Bill Fenimore is owner of the National Best Environmental Stewardship Award-winning Wild Bird Center franchise in Layton, Utah. He conducts seminars and workshops that educate the public about birds and their critical habitat needs, and he leads birding field trips for clients from around the globe.

The Breeding Bird Atlas of Georgia

Author: Todd M. Schneider
Publisher:
ISBN: 0820328936
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Nature

This is a comprehensive historical record of all free-ranging bird species known to be breeding in Georgia around the beginning of the new millennium. The atlas profiles 182 species, from the sociable House Wren to the secretive Black Rail; from the thriving Red-shouldered Hawk to the threatened Wilson's Plover. The atlas is the result of a systematic survey conducted from 1994 to 2001, the massive collaborative effort of several private organizations, public agencies, and many individuals. It offers a wealth of information critical to bird-conservation efforts and provides a baseline so that changes to species ranges, numbers, and other significant aspects of each species' status can be better understood. Each species account includes: Color photograph of the bird Information on the bird's habitat and life history, distribution, population trends, and conservation status. Details discussed include diet, nesting habits, life cycle of the young, predators, and interactions with humans. Color distribution map showing the state's six ecoregions and indicating possible, probable, and confirmed breeding Graphs showing population trends, when appropriate Also included are chapters on the survey methodology, results of the surveys, influence of the physical environments of the state on bird distribution, changes in the avifauna since European settlement, and bird conservation.

The Abundance and Distribution of Estuarine Birds in the Strait of Georgia British Columbia

Author: Robert William Butler
Publisher:
ISBN: MINN:31951D00893952J
Release Date: 1994-01-01
Genre: Bird populations

The Fraser River delta is the largest estuary on the Pacific coast of Canada, with about 1.4 million birds using the area and migrating through it. From March 1988 to February 1989, monthly censuses were conducted of estuarine birds along the upper tide line of the entire delta to describe the spatial and temporal distributions of the most common species and to compare intra and interspecies bird densities. Bird densities were estimated based on the censuses and species comparisons were made between three ecologically distinct intertidal areas.

The Island of South Georgia

Author: Robert Headland
Publisher: CUP Archive
ISBN: 0521424747
Release Date: 1992-05-21
Genre: History

This extensively illustrated book is the only comprehensive account of the island of South Georgia.

Georgia

Author: Jody Sullivan
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 0736815783
Release Date: 2003-01-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Provides an introduction to the geography, history, government, politics, economy, resources, people, and culture of Georgia, including maps, charts, and a recipe.

Georgia Birds

Author: James Kavanagh
Publisher: Waterford Press
ISBN: 1583551107
Release Date: 2000-03-01
Genre: Nature

Georgia Birds is a pocket-sized, folding Pocket Naturalist guide highlighting the most commonly seen birds in Georgia. Laminated for durability, these handy guides are a great source of portable information for the backyard birdwatcher or the avian enthusiast. A map of popular Georgia birding areas completes this essential guide.

Common Birds of Coastal Georgia

Author: Jim Wilson
Publisher: Wormsloe Foundation Publications
ISBN: 0820338281
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Nature

Ideal for amateur birders, nature enthusiasts, and visitors to the Atlantic coast, this guide presents 103 species of birds commonly seen on the beaches and in the marsh and inland areas of Georgia's coastal region. The guide features large color photographs for easy and immediate identification and is divided into three sections that reflect distinct types of coastal habitats--backyards, ponds and marshes, and shore and ocean. Within these three sections, the species are arranged by size of bird, from smaller birds, such as painted buntings, to larger ones, such as brown pelicans. Information for each bird species includes common and scientific names, distinguishing marks and characteristics, and descriptions of bird calls, typical habitats, and nesting and feeding behaviors. Accounts also show variations in plumage according to sex, age, and season. A perfect companion for residents and visitors alike, Common Birds of Coastal Georgia also serves as an excellent introduction to birding, bird identification, and conservation.

A Tide swept Coast of Sand and Marsh

Author: Miles O. Hayes
Publisher: Pandion Books
ISBN: 9780981661834
Release Date: 2013-01-01
Genre: Science

This book will help you explore the origins of coastal features, such as barrier islands, sand beaches and coastal dunes. It unravels the wonderful mystery of how the extensive Georgia salt marshes evolved. Furthermore, it explains the changing face of the coastline through deposition and erosion during major storms. The key ecological resources are described in detail for each of the major subdivisions of the coast. Through richly illustrated diagrams, full-color photographs, and satellite images this general treatment of the coastal geology and ecology of Georgia will help you understand this exceptional coast through a delightful and completely comprehensible narrative.

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Birds

Author: DK
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 9781405336161
Release Date: 2011-03-01
Genre: Nature

The beauty and drama of the bird world brought to breathtaking life in ebook format From hummingbirds weighing less than a coin to monkey-eating eagles this is a unique celebration of birds, photographed and studied in their natural environments around the world. Explore the complete bird story: from their origins to up-to-date information on flight, anatomy, feeding, communication, breeding, habitat, migrations and life cycles. Spectacular features on the most impressive birds, plus a huge catalogue that profiles nearly fifteen hundred different species makes this a must-have for every bird enthusiast. Published with Birdlife International, the world's leading avian authority.

Newcomer s Guide to Georgia

Author: Don O'Briant
Publisher: John F. Blair, Publisher
ISBN: 9780895874504
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Travel

Newcomer's Guide to Georgia is a one-stop overview of the Peach State from historic, haunted Savannah to cutting-edge Atlanta, from the fast-flowing rivers of the Blue Ridge to leisurely Geechee country and the Golden Isles. You'll learn all the basics about Georgia's landscape, climate, history, government, economy, sporting life, recreational opportunities, festivals, cuisines, universities, museums, and mysteries.