Birds of Wyoming

Author: Doug Faulkner
Publisher: Roberts & Company
ISBN: 1936221020
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Nature

The Birds of Wyoming is the first comprehensive guide since 1939 to the status and distribution of Wyoming's avifauna. The book provides detailed information for over 400 bird species known to have occurred in Wyoming through 2008. Each full-page resident species account features a species photo and distribution map, while the non-resident section provides the reader insight on regular migrants and rarities. Introductory chapters authored by state experts give an indepth look at the state's ornithological history, vegetative landscapes, and avian conservation efforts. Habitat-focused sections by regional experts provide a broader view of management and conservation issues within Wyoming's dominant sagebrush, montane forest, and shortgrass prairie ecotones. Birds of Wyoming fills the niche for a state-based reference that will be useful to a wide range of professional disciplines and amateur birders. Governmental land managers as well as local and out-of-state birders alike will benefit from the easily accessible information (and literature references in most cases) in each species account.

Birds of Wyoming Field Guide

Author: Stan Tekiela
Publisher: Adventure Publications
ISBN: 9781591937265
Release Date: 2017-04-17
Genre: Nature

Make bird watching even more enjoyable! With Stan Tekiela's famous field guide, bird identification is simple and informative. There's no need to look through dozens of photos of birds that don't live in your area. This book features 134 species of Wyoming birds--including birds in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks--organized by color for ease of use. Do you see a yellow bird and don't know what it is? Go to the yellow section to find out. Fact-filled information, a compare feature, range maps and detailed photographs help to ensure that you positively identify the birds that you see. Book Features 134 species--only birds of Wyoming, Yellowstone and Grand Teton Easy-to-use color guide Full-page photographs with corresponding full-page of species details Stan's Notes, including naturalist information and gee-whiz facts

Bird Cloud

Author: Annie Proulx
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780743288811
Release Date: 2011-09-27
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

The author describes her purchase of six hundred wilderness acres in Wyoming and construction of a library-centric home where she contemplated her rich family history, including a river boat captain ancestor who met historical figures.

Falconer on the Edge

Author: Rachel Dickinson
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0618806237
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Documents the tactics employed by an "extreme falconer" who has made considerable sacrifices in his dedication to the sport and his advocacy of the raptors he has trained, tracing his struggles with depression after losing some of his closest bird companions while identifying the human dangers that are threatening falcon survival.

Skuas and Jaegers

Author: Klaus Malling Olsen
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9781408189078
Release Date: 2013-09-05
Genre: Nature

Skuas (and jaegers) are a fascinating and popular group of seabirds that make up a subfamily of just seven species. They can be divided into two main groups: the larger species of Catharacta skuas which are mainly found in the southern hemisphere (with Great Skua breeding in the north), and the three Stercorarius species (also known as jaegers) which breed in the northern hemisphere. Both northern and southern skuas breed at high latitudes and several species are long-distance migrants, performing spectacular migrations through most of the world's oceans, sometimes even flying overland. The individual plumage variation in some species is enormous, creating one of the most puzzling yet fascinating challenges in modern field identification. This is the first complete identification guide to the skuas of the world. It is designed to enable species identification and correct ageing, and the information presented is based on years of study in the field, detailed examination of photographs and museum skins, and extensive research of the relevant literature. The comprehensive text is accompanied by twelve exquisite colour plates by Hans Larsson, illustrating a wide range of plumages. In addition, there are eight pages of colour photographs and numerous black and white photographs and drawings that show key identification features. With this book, the seabird enthusiast should at last be able to identify almost every skua encountered, whether on a seawatch or at sea.

When Women Were Birds

Author: Terry Tempest Williams
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9781250024114
Release Date: 2013-02-26
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

The author of the memoir Refuge offers a meditation on the meaning of a strange legacy that her mother left her--three shelves of the elder woman's "journals," all discovered by the author after her mother's death to be empty.

Birds of Wyoming Field Guide

Author: Stan Tekiela
Publisher: Adventure Publications
ISBN: 9781591937265
Release Date: 2017-04-17
Genre: Nature

Make bird watching even more enjoyable! With Stan Tekiela's famous field guide, bird identification is simple and informative. There's no need to look through dozens of photos of birds that don't live in your area. This book features 134 species of Wyoming birds--including birds in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks--organized by color for ease of use. Do you see a yellow bird and don't know what it is? Go to the yellow section to find out. Fact-filled information, a compare feature, range maps and detailed photographs help to ensure that you positively identify the birds that you see. Book Features 134 species--only birds of Wyoming, Yellowstone and Grand Teton Easy-to-use color guide Full-page photographs with corresponding full-page of species details Stan's Notes, including naturalist information and gee-whiz facts

Birds of Yellowstone

Author: Terry McEneaney
Publisher: Roberts Rinehart Pub
ISBN: CORNELL:31924052761206
Release Date: 1988
Genre: Nature

A practical habitat guide to the birds of Yellowstone National Park, and where to find them.

Birds and Birding in Wyoming s Bighorn Mountains Region

Author: Paul A. Johnsgard
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 9781609620400
Release Date: 2013-09-01
Genre: Bird watching

An account of the birds of the Bighorn area of Montana, including descriptions of vegetation zones and bird distributions; notes on regional birding loops, birding locations, and site descriptions; species accounts; and a discussion of the zoogeographic significance and other ecological aspects of the bird life of the Bighorn Mountains.

Sage Grouse

Author: Kathy Love
Publisher:
ISBN: 0984000739
Release Date: 2017-11-15
Genre: Nature

Richly illustrated with photographs by award-winning nature photographer Noppadol Paothong, and accompanied by the text of accomplished natural history writer Kathy Love, this book tells the story of the sage-grouse, its habitat in the vast Sagebrush Sea of the Intermountain West, and the threats faced by both. Although the sage-grouse once flourished in many Western US states and provinces of Canada, in the past century its populations have diminished drastically. Today, fewer than 400,000 sage-grouse remain, and conservative legislation challenging the preservation of public wild lands increasingly threatens the sage- grouse. This book is designed not only to build awareness on the issues threatening the sage-grouse, but to stimulate and inspire readers to join the fight for environmental conservation and wilderness preservation. Bird lovers, nature enthusiasts, and residents of the American West will delight in viewing the beauty of the sage-grouse and emerge with a deeper sense of the many interests affecting the sagebrush ecosystem and the conservation efforts being implemented. This book is one of the most visually stunning and comprehensive documentations of one of the most iconic species of the United States, great for Bird lovers, nature enthusiasts, students, and residents of the American West.

Wild Mammals of Wyoming and Yellowstone National Park

Author: Steven W. Buskirk
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520961951
Release Date: 2016-01-12
Genre: Nature

Wild Mammals of Wyoming and Yellowstone National Park provides the scholar, conservationist, and interested lay reader with information on the state's 117 wild mammalian species from grizzly bears to pygmy shrews. It describes the history of mammalogy in Wyoming, the zoogeography of Wyoming mammals, and the prehistoric mammals of Wyoming. It also characterizes the habitats of Wyoming mammals and addresses the conservation and management of mammals in the region. Expanding beyond the traditional field guide, Steven W. Buskirk emphasizes taxonomic classification, geographic range, and conservation status for mammalian species. Introductory sections are provided for each order and family, and individual species accounts organize a wealth of data ranging from habitat associations to field measurements in an easy-to-use format. Featuring color species photos, continental and state-scale distribution maps, and a comprehensive bibliography with nearly 1,000 references, Wild Mammals of Wyoming and Yellowstone National Park is an indispensable resource for wildlife and conservation biologists and mammalogists working in this region.