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Compact Guide to Oklahoma Birds
     

Compact Guide to Oklahoma Birds

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by Ted Cable, Scott Seltman, Krista Kagume, Gregory Kennedy
 

Compact guide to 105 of the most common or notable birds found in Oklahoma, at such sites as Black Mesa and Beaver's Bend State Parks, the National Wildlife Refuges at Sequoyah, Salt Plains, Wichita Mountains, and the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve. Each bird is presented with beautiful full-color illustrations and comprehensive notes on habitat, nest and

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Compact guide to 105 of the most common or notable birds found in Oklahoma, at such sites as Black Mesa and Beaver's Bend State Parks, the National Wildlife Refuges at Sequoyah, Salt Plains, Wichita Mountains, and the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve. Each bird is presented with beautiful full-color illustrations and comprehensive notes on habitat, nest and eggs, feeding and voice, and differentiation from similar birds. Over 500 color illustrations, 105 range maps, index, and checklist.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789768200235
Publisher:
Lone Pine Publishing
Publication date:
05/30/2007
Series:
Compact Guide To... Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
702,917
Product dimensions:
4.25(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.38(d)

Meet the Author


Ted CableE is an award-winning leader in environmental education and interpretation in the United States. He has consulted on conservation projects in more than 25 states, has designed several nature parks and preserves, and has worked extensively on conservation projects in Latin America and Africa. Professor of Park Management and Conservation at Kansas State University, Dr. Cable is the author of 13 books and more than 150 articles on conservation and travel. He is a Fellow of the National Association for Interpretation and has been honored by both the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Agriculture for outstanding teaching in the field of environmental education and cultural and natural interpretation.

Scott Seltman is a rancher in western Kansas. He is widely recognized as one of the leading birders in the state. He is particularly experienced and knowledgeable about the birds of the High Plains region of Kansas, Oklahoma and eastern Colorado.

Krista Kagume began birding as a young girl with her father at the family cabin. Restless at 17, she traveled across North America and abroad, working at a variety of jobs, including newspaper reporter and helicopter mechanic. Finally she settled long enough to earn a B.Sc. in Conservation Biology. Since then she has indulged her two passions of nature and writing by authoring or co-authoring a dozen books of natural history.

Gregory Kennedy has been an active naturalist and adventurer since he was a young boy. He is the author of many books on natural history and has produced film and television work on environmental issues and indigenous concerns in southeast Asia, New Guinea, South and Central America and the high Arctic. His involvement in numerous research projects around the world range from studies in the upper canopy of tropical and temperate rain forests to deep water marine investigations.

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Compact Guide to Oklahoma Birds 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
JanW More than 1 year ago
This book contains a lot of information about the birds it covers. Much more than most books. I find that I use it often to identify birds that I see. I'm very happy with this book.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Bought it for my sister's Birthday;she loves it