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Of Birds and Texas

Art / Photobook

By: Stuart Gentling and Scott Gentling

223 pages, 50 col plates, 9 figs

University of Texas Press

Hardback | Jan 2002 | #122834 | ISBN: 0292728344
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About this book

Originally published in 1986, this is a collection of ornithological plates, containing forty detailed bird portraits and ten Texas landscapes, with accompanying commentary.


Contents

Acknowledgements; Of Birds and Texas, Audubon and Us; Self-Portrait, with Birds by John Graves; Dedication to the Folio Edition; Foreword to the Folio Edition by Harry Tennison; Introduction to the Folio Edition; Plates; The Land; Sanctuary; Limestone Ledge; Deer Stand; Lost and Found; Red Oak; Wild Turkeys; Snow Geese; Winter Grass; Harvest; Updraft; The Birds; Turkey Vulture; Northern Cardinal; Cattle Egret; Merlin; American Oystercatcher; Wild Turkey; Purple Gallinule; Burrowing Owl; American Woodcock; Acorn Woodpecker; Roseate Spoonbill; House Wren; Sharp-shinned Hawk; Snow Goose; Scaled Quail; Black-crowned Night-Heron; Barn Swallow; Red-shouldered Hawk; Red-billed Pigeon; Bufflehead; Mourning Dove; Flammulated Owl; Great-tailed Grackle; Pyrrhuloxia; Eastern Towhee; Purple Martin; Crested Caracara; Northern Mockingbird; Northern Bobwhite; Six Migrating Warbler Species; Canvasback; Magnificent Hummingbird; Greater Roadrunner; Cliff Swallow; Chuck-will's-widow; Zone-tailed Hawk; Scissor-tailed Flycatcher; Altamira Oriole; Ring-necked Pheasant; Surf Scoter; Remarques; Bibliography

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Biography

Twin brothers Stuart Gentling and Scott Gentling, of Fort Worth, Texas, are professional artists, authors, and lecturers.

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