The Resource Birds of the Sierra Nevada : Their Natural History, Status, and Distribution, Edward C. Beedy and Edward R. Pandolfino ; illustrated by Keith Hansen, (electronic resource/)

Birds of the Sierra Nevada : Their Natural History, Status, and Distribution, Edward C. Beedy and Edward R. Pandolfino ; illustrated by Keith Hansen, (electronic resource/)

Label
Birds of the Sierra Nevada : Their Natural History, Status, and Distribution
Title
Birds of the Sierra Nevada
Title remainder
Their Natural History, Status, and Distribution
Statement of responsibility
Edward C. Beedy and Edward R. Pandolfino ; illustrated by Keith Hansen
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This beautifully illustrated and user-friendly book presents the most up-to-date information available about the natural histories of birds of the Sierra Nevada, the origins of their names, the habitats they prefer, how they communicate and interact with one another, their relative abundance, and where they occur within the region. Each species account features original illustrations by Keith Hansen. In addition to characterizing individual species, Birds of the Sierra Nevada also describes ecological zones and bird habitats, recent trends in populations and ranges, conservation efforts
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
598.097944
Index
index present
LC call number
QL683.S54
LC item number
B444 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Birds of the Sierra Nevada : Their Natural History, Status, and Distribution, Edward C. Beedy and Edward R. Pandolfino ; illustrated by Keith Hansen, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=562948
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Foreword; Dedication Page; Table of Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Ecological Zones and Bird Habitats; Recent Trends in Sierra Bird Populations and Ranges; Unanswered Questions about Sierra Birds; Bird Conservation in the Sierra; Family and Species Accounts; Waterfowl Anatidae; Quail Odontophoridae; Fowl-Like Birds Phasianidae; Loons Gaviidae; Grebes Podicipedidae; Cormorants Phalacrocoracidae; Pelicans Pelecanidae; Herons and Relatives Ardeidae; Ibis Threskiornithidae; New World Vultures Cathartidae
  • Osprey PandionidaeHawks and Relatives Accipitridae; Falcons Falconidae; Rails and Relatives Rallidae; Cranes Gruidae; Plovers Charadriidae; Stilts and Avocets Recurvirostridae; Sandpipers and Relatives Scolopacidae; Gulls and Terns Laridae; Pigeons and Doves Columbidae; Cuckoos and Roadrunners Cuculidae; Barn Owl Tytonidae; Typical Owls Strigidae; Nighthawks and Relatives Caprimulgidae; Swifts Apodidae; Hummingbirds Trochilidae; Kingfishers Alcedinidae; Woodpeckers Picidae; Tyrant Flycatchers Tyrannidae; Shrikes Laniidae; Vireos Vireonidae
  • Jays and Relatives CorvidaeLarks Alaudidae; Swallows Hirundinidae; Chickadees and Titmice Paridae; Verdin Remizidae; Bushtit Aegithalidae; Nuthatches Sittidae; Creepers Certhiidae; Wrens Troglodytidae; Gnatcatchers Polioptilidae; Dippers Cinclidae; Kinglets Regulidae; Wrentit Sylviidae; Thrushes and Relatives Turdidae; Mockingbirds and Thrashers Mimidae; Starlings Sturnidae; Pipits Motacillidae; Waxwings Bombycillidae; Silky Flycatchers Ptilogonatidae; Wood-Warblers Parulidae; Sparrows and Relatives Emberizidae; Grosbeaks and Relatives Cardinalidae
  • Blackbirds and Relatives IcteridaeFinches and Relatives Fringillidae; Old World Sparrows Passeridae; Appendices; 1: Checklist of Sierra Birds; 2: Rare, Casual, and Accidental Birds of the Sierra Nevada; 3: Methods Used to Determine Population Trends; 4: Common and Scientific Names of Plant Species; Glossary; Bibliography; Index of Common Names; Index of Scientific Names; About the Authors and Artist
Control code
ocn833765667
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 22573/ctt2d152s
  • 990A3E30-B44C-4D0E-A6A7-23956B388E93
Label
Birds of the Sierra Nevada : Their Natural History, Status, and Distribution, Edward C. Beedy and Edward R. Pandolfino ; illustrated by Keith Hansen, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=562948
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Foreword; Dedication Page; Table of Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Ecological Zones and Bird Habitats; Recent Trends in Sierra Bird Populations and Ranges; Unanswered Questions about Sierra Birds; Bird Conservation in the Sierra; Family and Species Accounts; Waterfowl Anatidae; Quail Odontophoridae; Fowl-Like Birds Phasianidae; Loons Gaviidae; Grebes Podicipedidae; Cormorants Phalacrocoracidae; Pelicans Pelecanidae; Herons and Relatives Ardeidae; Ibis Threskiornithidae; New World Vultures Cathartidae
  • Osprey PandionidaeHawks and Relatives Accipitridae; Falcons Falconidae; Rails and Relatives Rallidae; Cranes Gruidae; Plovers Charadriidae; Stilts and Avocets Recurvirostridae; Sandpipers and Relatives Scolopacidae; Gulls and Terns Laridae; Pigeons and Doves Columbidae; Cuckoos and Roadrunners Cuculidae; Barn Owl Tytonidae; Typical Owls Strigidae; Nighthawks and Relatives Caprimulgidae; Swifts Apodidae; Hummingbirds Trochilidae; Kingfishers Alcedinidae; Woodpeckers Picidae; Tyrant Flycatchers Tyrannidae; Shrikes Laniidae; Vireos Vireonidae
  • Jays and Relatives CorvidaeLarks Alaudidae; Swallows Hirundinidae; Chickadees and Titmice Paridae; Verdin Remizidae; Bushtit Aegithalidae; Nuthatches Sittidae; Creepers Certhiidae; Wrens Troglodytidae; Gnatcatchers Polioptilidae; Dippers Cinclidae; Kinglets Regulidae; Wrentit Sylviidae; Thrushes and Relatives Turdidae; Mockingbirds and Thrashers Mimidae; Starlings Sturnidae; Pipits Motacillidae; Waxwings Bombycillidae; Silky Flycatchers Ptilogonatidae; Wood-Warblers Parulidae; Sparrows and Relatives Emberizidae; Grosbeaks and Relatives Cardinalidae
  • Blackbirds and Relatives IcteridaeFinches and Relatives Fringillidae; Old World Sparrows Passeridae; Appendices; 1: Checklist of Sierra Birds; 2: Rare, Casual, and Accidental Birds of the Sierra Nevada; 3: Methods Used to Determine Population Trends; 4: Common and Scientific Names of Plant Species; Glossary; Bibliography; Index of Common Names; Index of Scientific Names; About the Authors and Artist
Control code
ocn833765667
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 22573/ctt2d152s
  • 990A3E30-B44C-4D0E-A6A7-23956B388E93

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