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Product Description: Citizen science enlists members of the public to make and record useful observations, such as counting birds in their backyards, watching for the first budding leaf in spring, or measuring local snowfall. The large numbers of volunteers who participate in projects such as Project FeederWatch or Project BudBurst collect valuable research data, which, when pooled together, create an enormous body of scientific data on a vast geographic scale...read more
By John W. Fitzpatrick (other contributor)

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9780801456749 | Comstock Pub Assoc, February 17, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Citizen science enlists members of the public to make and record useful observations, such as counting birds in their backyards, watching for the first budding leaf in spring, or measuring local snowfall.

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Product Description: Tiny ruby-throated hummingbirds weighing less than a nickel fly from the upper Midwest to Costa Rica every fall, crossing the six-hundred-mile Gulf of Mexico without a single stop. One of the many creatures that commute on the Mississippi Flyway as part of an annual migration, they pass along Chicago’s lakefront and through midwestern backyards on a path used by their species for millennia...read more
By John Bates, James H. Boone, John W. Fitzpatrick (foreword by) and Peggy Macnamara (other contributor)

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9780226046297 | Univ of Chicago Pr, July 1, 2013, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Tiny ruby-throated hummingbirds weighing less than a nickel fly from the upper Midwest to Costa Rica every fall, crossing the six-hundred-mile Gulf of Mexico without a single stop.

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Product Description: Cuba is the largest island in the Caribbean, and its large number of endemic bird species makes it an interesting and increasingly popular destination for birders as tourism expands. This Spanish-language edition of the groundbreaking Field Guide to the Birds of Cuba provides all Spanish-speaking visitors to the country and its citizens with an illustrated field guide to the more than 369 bird species of this island nation for the first time...read more

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9780801476914 | Comstock Pub Assoc, June 16, 2011, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Cuba is the largest island in the Caribbean, and its large number of endemic bird species makes it an interesting and increasingly popular destination for birders as tourism expands.

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By James F. Clements, Jared Diamond (foreword by), John W. Fitzpatrick (contributor) and Anthony W. White (foreword by)

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9780801445019 | 6 edition (Comstock Pub Assoc, June 1, 2007), cover price $71.95

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Product Description: Four of the world's leading ornithologists and ardent conservationists have produced this unique synthesis of the ecological information on all 4,037 species of birds found from Mexico south to Tierra del Fuego. In tables that cover more than 300 pages and include much of their own unpublished data, the authors summarize details on 40 key ecological parameters for each bird species...read more

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9780226776309 | Univ of Chicago Pr, March 1, 1996, cover price $56.00 | About this edition: Four of the world's leading ornithologists and ardent conservationists have produced this unique synthesis of the ecological information on all 4,037 species of birds found from Mexico south to Tierra del Fuego.

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Product Description: Four of the world's leading ornithologists and ardent conservationists have produced this unique synthesis of the ecological information on all 4,037 species of birds found from Mexico south to Tierra del Fuego. In tables that cover more than 300 pages and include much of their own unpublished data, the authors summarize details on 40 key ecological parameters for each bird species...read more

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9780226776293 | Univ of Chicago Pr, June 1, 1996, cover price $159.00 | About this edition: Four of the world's leading ornithologists and ardent conservationists have produced this unique synthesis of the ecological information on all 4,037 species of birds found from Mexico south to Tierra del Fuego.

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Product Description: Florida Scrub Jays are an excellent example of a cooperative-breeding species, in which adult birds often help raise offspring not their own. For more than a decade Glen E. Woolfenden and John W. Fitzpatrick studied a marked population of these birds in an attempt to establish a demographic base for understanding the phenomenon of "helping at the nest...read more

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9780691083667 | Princeton Univ Pr, December 1, 1984, cover price $69.50 | About this edition: Florida Scrub Jays are an excellent example of a cooperative-breeding species, in which adult birds often help raise offspring not their own.

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9780691083674, titled "The Florida Scrub Jay: Demography of a Cooperative-Breeding Bird" | Princeton Univ Pr, January 1, 1985, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: Florida Scrub Jays are an excellent example of a cooperative-breeding species, in which adult birds often help raise offspring not their own.

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