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The Resource The bluebird effect : uncommon bonds with common birds, Julie Zickefoose ; [foreword by Scott Weidensaul]

The bluebird effect : uncommon bonds with common birds, Julie Zickefoose ; [foreword by Scott Weidensaul]

Label
The bluebird effect : uncommon bonds with common birds
Title
The bluebird effect
Title remainder
uncommon bonds with common birds
Statement of responsibility
Julie Zickefoose ; [foreword by Scott Weidensaul]
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A wild bird rehabilitator and nature artist describes her painstaking efforts to rescue injured birds and her experiences when those birds come back to visit, looking at the personality and quirks of individual birds of different species
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Zickefoose, Julie
Dewey number
598.07234
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QL682
LC item number
.Z53 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Weidensaul, Scott
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Zickefoose, Julie
  • Birds
  • Bird watching
  • Birds
  • Wildlife rehabilitation
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Naturalists
  • Wildlife rehabilitators
  • Birds
  • Wildlife artists
Label
The bluebird effect : uncommon bonds with common birds, Julie Zickefoose ; [foreword by Scott Weidensaul]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 341-343) and index
Contents
Spring songbirds: peeking into the nest. The bluebird effect -- Tree swallow: the early bird wins my heart -- Speaking of starlings -- Chickadee: tough tit -- Barn swallow: old friends and eggshells -- Carolina wren: kitchen sink ornithology -- Summer work: drawing, raising, and saving birds. Hummingbird summer -- Osprey: hooked by round talons -- Nobody can cuss like a titmouse -- Chimney swift: high-maintenance aerialist -- Rose-breasted grosbeak: close encounters of the bird kind -- Scarlet tanager: a voice in the canopy -- The summer of phoebes -- Piping plover and least tern: you do what you must -- Autumnal reflections: pondering the imponderable. The strange case of the companionable grouse -- White-throated sparrow: the song in my heart -- Savannah sparrow: forever wild -- Orchard oriole: I know why the caged bird flutters -- Touched by a redtail -- Ivory-billed woodpecker: not saying goodbye -- Winter musings: birds we feed, birds that feed us. Love and death among the cranes -- Mourning dove: the meatiest songbird -- Northern cardinal: stoking the red fire -- Turkey vulture: the unlikely totem -- Chestnut-fronted macaw: first comes love--
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xxiv, 355 p.
Isbn
9780547003092
Lccn
2011036692
Other control number
9780547003092
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • sky242861298
  • (OCoLC)666239992
  • 818644
Label
The bluebird effect : uncommon bonds with common birds, Julie Zickefoose ; [foreword by Scott Weidensaul]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 341-343) and index
Contents
Spring songbirds: peeking into the nest. The bluebird effect -- Tree swallow: the early bird wins my heart -- Speaking of starlings -- Chickadee: tough tit -- Barn swallow: old friends and eggshells -- Carolina wren: kitchen sink ornithology -- Summer work: drawing, raising, and saving birds. Hummingbird summer -- Osprey: hooked by round talons -- Nobody can cuss like a titmouse -- Chimney swift: high-maintenance aerialist -- Rose-breasted grosbeak: close encounters of the bird kind -- Scarlet tanager: a voice in the canopy -- The summer of phoebes -- Piping plover and least tern: you do what you must -- Autumnal reflections: pondering the imponderable. The strange case of the companionable grouse -- White-throated sparrow: the song in my heart -- Savannah sparrow: forever wild -- Orchard oriole: I know why the caged bird flutters -- Touched by a redtail -- Ivory-billed woodpecker: not saying goodbye -- Winter musings: birds we feed, birds that feed us. Love and death among the cranes -- Mourning dove: the meatiest songbird -- Northern cardinal: stoking the red fire -- Turkey vulture: the unlikely totem -- Chestnut-fronted macaw: first comes love--
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xxiv, 355 p.
Isbn
9780547003092
Lccn
2011036692
Other control number
9780547003092
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • sky242861298
  • (OCoLC)666239992
  • 818644

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