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The Resource A naturalist at large : the best essays of Bernd Heinrich, Bernd Heinrich

A naturalist at large : the best essays of Bernd Heinrich, Bernd Heinrich

Label
A naturalist at large : the best essays of Bernd Heinrich
Title
A naturalist at large
Title remainder
the best essays of Bernd Heinrich
Statement of responsibility
Bernd Heinrich
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From the acclaimed scientist and writer, essays collected for the first time in book form, on ravens and other birds, insects, trees, elephants, and more: once again 'passionate observations [that] superbly mix memoir and science.'(New York Times)"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Heinrich, Bernd
Dewey number
508
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH45.5
LC item number
.H43 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Heinrich, Bernd
  • Natural history
  • Science
Label
A naturalist at large : the best essays of Bernd Heinrich, Bernd Heinrich
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Life in the soil -- Rock-solid foundation -- The spreading chestnut tree -- When the bough bends -- O tannenbaum -- Reading tree leaves -- Hot- and cold-blooded moths -- Woolly and wondrous -- Winter guests -- Arctic bumble bees -- Beating the heat, and killing with heat -- Bee-lining vs. bee homing -- Beetles and blooms -- Cooperative undertaking -- Whirligig beetles -- Ravens on my mind -- A birdbrain nevermore -- Ravens and the inaccessible -- Phoebe diary -- Conversation with a sapsucker -- Hawk watching -- Kinglets' realm of cold -- The diabolical nightjar -- Nutcracker sweets -- Hibernation, insulation and caffeination -- Cohabiting with elephants -- The hunt -- Endurance predator -- Synchronicity -- What bees and flowers know -- Curious yellow -- Twists and turns -- Birds coloring their eggs -- Birds, bees, and beauty -- Seeing the light in the forest -- Optimism
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xiii, 288 pages
Isbn
9780544986831
Lccn
2017046210
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • on1027733187
  • (OCoLC)1027733187
  • 982796
Label
A naturalist at large : the best essays of Bernd Heinrich, Bernd Heinrich
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Life in the soil -- Rock-solid foundation -- The spreading chestnut tree -- When the bough bends -- O tannenbaum -- Reading tree leaves -- Hot- and cold-blooded moths -- Woolly and wondrous -- Winter guests -- Arctic bumble bees -- Beating the heat, and killing with heat -- Bee-lining vs. bee homing -- Beetles and blooms -- Cooperative undertaking -- Whirligig beetles -- Ravens on my mind -- A birdbrain nevermore -- Ravens and the inaccessible -- Phoebe diary -- Conversation with a sapsucker -- Hawk watching -- Kinglets' realm of cold -- The diabolical nightjar -- Nutcracker sweets -- Hibernation, insulation and caffeination -- Cohabiting with elephants -- The hunt -- Endurance predator -- Synchronicity -- What bees and flowers know -- Curious yellow -- Twists and turns -- Birds coloring their eggs -- Birds, bees, and beauty -- Seeing the light in the forest -- Optimism
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xiii, 288 pages
Isbn
9780544986831
Lccn
2017046210
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • on1027733187
  • (OCoLC)1027733187
  • 982796

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