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Iowa Birdlife

By: G Black

220 pages, 32 col & 107 b/w photos.

University of Iowa Press

Paperback | Dec 1992 | #22143 | ISBN: 0877453934
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Hardback | Dec 1992 | #22144 | ISBN: 0877453926
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From robins nesting on window ledges to short-eared owls sailing low over snowy fields, pied-billed grebes diving for fish to catbirds singing on moonlit nights, Black introduces us to the birds of field and forest, prairie and pond.  Whether describing red-breasted nuthatches gorging on suet at her feeder after a snowstorm or a flock of American goldfinches " all balancing gracefully on ripening oats, ' she reminds us of the natural sights and sounds that we must appreciate and protect.  Humorous, personal, engaging, and instructive, her essays provide a readily acessible body of information about Iowa's birdlife for both amateur and professional naturalists of every interest level.


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