Review: The Secret Language of Birds

“The Secret Language of Birds: A Treasury of Myths, Folklore and Inspirational True Stories” By Adele Nozedar Hardcover: 544 pages Publisher: HarperElement 2006 ISBN-10: 0007219040 ISBN-13: 978-0007219049 I found this book to be a fascinating collection of facts, stories, myths, and tales. There is an emphasis on the magical and mystical and as long as … More Review: The Secret Language of Birds

A Miscellany of facts about Long Billed Curlews

April 2019 at Bear River Refuge ONE Roland L. Redmond, Donald A. Jenni, Roland L. Redmond, and Donald A. Jenni. 1982. “Natal Philopatry and Breeding Area Fidelity of Long-Billed Curlews (Numenius Americanus): Patterns and Evolutionary Consequences.” Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 10 (4): 277–79. Male long billed curlews are more likely to return to their … More A Miscellany of facts about Long Billed Curlews

Long Billed Curlew Research becomes Book Review(s)

Johnsgard, Paul A. Prairie Birds: Fragile Splendor in the Great Plains. University Press of Kansas, 2001. My focus on this book is in chapter six “Shorebird Sagas.” Instead of adding new knowledge to my head regarding Long billed curlews, this chapter reinforces what I know from my other readings. What I really like about this … More Long Billed Curlew Research becomes Book Review(s)

Long Billed Curlew Research 3

No cover for this item was available Redmond, Roland L. The Behavioral Ecology of Long-Billed Curlews (Numenius Americanus) Breeding in Western Idaho. Montana: University of Montana, 1984 Mating behavior at the Bear River Refuge, April 28 2018 This detailed dissertation is framed within three points of view: “1) that individual animals exploit environmental resources by … More Long Billed Curlew Research 3

Long Billed Curlew Research 2

Allen, Julia N. The Ecology and Behavior of the Long-Billed Curlew in Southeastern Washington. Wildlife Monographs: No. 73. Wildlife Society, 1980. This fascinating study’s main focus is on southeastern Washington, but includes data from National Wildlife Refuges in southern Idaho, Utah, Nevada, California, and Oregon. The expanded range’s data is derived from refuge quarterly reports … More Long Billed Curlew Research 2

Review: Hoot

Looking for a feel good family movie? How about one with a bird theme? If so then check out the movie Hoot. “The film is about a group of children trying to save a burrowing owl habitat from destruction. Its habitat is located on the intended construction site of a pancake house. The developer of … More Review: Hoot

Review: Eyewitness – Bird

Eyewitness – Bird A documentary highlighting the biology (flight, food, nesting…) and how birds have been perceived or integrated into various though mostly western cultures. The cinematography is stunning. Eyewitness is a natural history television series produced by BBC and DK Vision. The series is based on the Dorling Kindersley Eyewitness Books series of children’s … More Review: Eyewitness – Bird

Review: Bird Brains

Bird Brains: The Intelligence of Crows, Ravens, Magpies, and Jays Candace Savage Paperback: 144 pages Publisher: Greystone Books 1997 ISBN-10: 0871569566 ISBN-13: 978-0871569561 This is one of my favorite bird books. It’s a thin book at 144 pages but it is large in size almost 10″ by 10″ with lots of color photos showing off … More Review: Bird Brains