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Birds Of Italy

Author : Marianne Taylor
ISBN : 9781472949837
Genre : Nature
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Profiles more than 250 species regularly seen in the region. Authoritative text includes information on identification, songs and calls, behaviour, distribution and habitat. Packed with full-colour photographs, each carefully selected to guide identification. The ideal pocket-sized guide – perfectfor nature-loving travellers and birdwatchers visiting Italy.
Category: Nature

Where To Watch Birds In Italy

Author : Lega italiana protezione uccelli
ISBN : 0713638672
Genre : Bird watching
File Size : 68.70 MB
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103 sites are covered in this guide which aims to highlight areas of interest to a visiting birdwatcher.
Category: Bird watching

The Birds Of Italy

Author : Pierandrea Brichetti
ISBN : 8889504609
Genre : Science
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Birds Of Italy

Author : Books, LLC
ISBN : 1155763823
Genre : Travel
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 31. Chapters: Great Northern Loon, List of birds of Italy, Red-throated Loon, Mallard, Black-throated Loon, White-backed Woodpecker. Excerpt: Italy is a country in southern Europe on the Mediterranean Sea. It has recorded 526 bird species as listed below (2011). These include 15 globally threatened species, and six introduced species. Images of bird species whose nesting in Italy has been confirmed, listed alphabetically by scientific name. L. Svensson; J. Grant; K. Mullarney; D. Zetterstrom; D. Christie. Collins Bird Guide London, HarperCollinsPublishers, 1999. ISBN 0-00-711332-3 The Red-throated Loon or Red-throated Diver (Gavia stellata) is a migratory aquatic bird found in the northern hemisphere. It breeds primarily in Arctic regions, and winters in northern coastal waters. It is the most widely distributed member of the loon or diver family. Ranging from 55-67 centimetres (22-26 in) in length, the Red-throated Loon is the smallest and lightest of the world's loons. In winter, it is a nondescript bird, greyish above fading to white below. During the breeding season, it acquires the distinctive reddish throat patch which is the basis for its common name. Fish form the bulk of its diet, though amphibians, invertebrates and plant material are sometimes eaten as well. A monogamous species, the Red-throated Loon forms long-term pair bonds. Both members of the pair help to build the nest, incubate the eggs (generally two per clutch) and feed the hatched young. The Red-throated Loon has a large global population and a significant global range, though some populations are declining. Oil spills, habitat degradation, pollution and fishing nets are among the major threats this species faces. Natural predators-including various gull species, and both Red and Arctic Foxes, will take eggs and young. The species is protected by a numb...
Category: Travel

Birds Of Italy

Author : Giuseppe Tavolaro
ISBN : 1320677541
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Ritratti di alcune delle creature alate che sono riuscito a fotografare.
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Italy Birds

Author : James Kavanagh
ISBN : 1620053462
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This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species and includes a map featuring prominent bird-viewing areas. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information for anyone interested in birds, and is ideal for field use by Italy's residents and visitors alike. Made in the USA.
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Italian Birds Of Passage

Author : Simona Frasca
ISBN : 9781137322425
Genre : History
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This book reviews the period from the unification of Italy to the fascist era through significant Neapolitan performers such as Gilda Mignonette and Enrico Caruso. It traces the transformation of a popular tradition written in dialect into a popular tradition, written in Italian, that contributed to the production of "American" identity.
Category: History

Mongolia

Author : Ian Jeffries
ISBN : 9781134094684
Genre : Political Science
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With Mongolia fast becoming a significant exporter of minerals and raw materials, this book provides a full account of political and economic events in this important country. It focuses on the period since the establishment of the Soviet-backed Mongolian People’s Republic in 1924 and the transition towards a democratic free market system since the collapse of the Soviet Union. Covering key topics in Mongolia’s recent development, the book looks at: economic and political reform process the role of the private sector foreign aid trade and investment the attempts to tackle pressing issues such as growth, inflation, unemployment, poverty, problems of climate and weather, and pollution. This book is an important resource for anyone seeking to understand this fascinating country’s affairs.
Category: Political Science

Encyclopaedia Britannica

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ISBN : PSU:000023780019
Genre : Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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Birds As Monitors Of Environmental Change

Author : R.W. Furness
ISBN : 9789401513227
Genre : Science
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Birds as Monitors of Environmental Change looks at how bird populations are affected by pollutants, water quality, and other physical changes and how this scientific knowledge can help in predicting the effects of pollutants and other physical changes in the environment.
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China A Guide To Economic And Political Developments

Author : Ian Jeffries
ISBN : 9781134177622
Genre : Business & Economics
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There is currently widespread interest in the Chinese economy, due to its huge and rapid growth, and the consequent impact on world business and the world economy. At the same time, there are concerns about China's political system, China's human rights record and the degree to which reform - the development of 'socialism with Chinese characteristics' - represent real liberalization. Providing an overview of earlier events in order to set the context in which economic and political development have taken place, the book traces economic and political growth in China from the early 1990s to the present. Covering Hong Kong, Macao, Tibet and Taiwan, the book discusses China's relations, including international trade with its neighbours and with the international community more widely. Other key topics covered include the growth of the market, the reform of state owned enterprises, human rights and SARS.
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Encyclopedia Of World Geography

Author : Peter Haggett
ISBN : 0761473009
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Presents profiles of countries from around the world, with information on such topics as historical events, the environment, physical geography, habitats, animal and plant life, agriculture, the economy, culture, governments, and industries.
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Medieval Italy

Author : Christopher Kleinhenz
ISBN : 9781135948801
Genre : History
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This Encyclopedia gathers together the most recent scholarship on Medieval Italy, while offering a sweeping view of all aspects of life in Italy during the Middle Ages. This two volume, illustrated, A-Z reference is a cross-disciplinary resource for information on literature, history, the arts, science, philosophy, and religion in Italy between A.D. 450 and 1375. For more information including the introduction, a full list of entries and contributors, a generous selection of sample pages, and more, visit the Medieval Italy: An Encyclopedia website.
Category: History

A Year With The Birds

Author : William Warde Fowler
ISBN : HARVARD:32044062455001
Genre : Birds
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Category: Birds

The Ruff

Author : Johan G. Van Rhijn
ISBN : 9781408136775
Genre : Nature
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The Ruff is a fascinating species whose elaborate breeding behaviour has captivated ornithologists for decades. Their communal display grounds, or leks, provide an extreme example of a social system widespread in birds and other animals, in which brilliantly plumaged males seemingly compete for the attention of passing females. In this book, Johan van Rhijn explores this complex and intricate drama, both to lay bare the details of the players' private lives, and to provide a means of exploring the wider variety of wader breeding systems. Strands of evidence for all aspects of the Ruffs life, in and out of the breeding season, come together to give a thought-provoking insight into this important area of biology. Specialists and birdwatchers alike will have much to learn from this intriguing story and the insights it provides.
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Fuelling The Future

Author : A. Mendez-Vilas
ISBN : 9781612335582
Genre : Science
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"This book contains a selection of papers presented at The Energy & Materials Research Conference (EMR2012), which was held in Torremolinos, Málaga (Spain), during June 20th-22nd 2012."--p. ix.
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Urban Aviary

Author : Stephen Moss
ISBN : 9781781318409
Genre : Nature
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A unique guide to the unusual and often surprising birds that soar above our cities around the world. From frigatebirds wheeling over Rio de Janeiro to bowerbirds displaying in the suburbs of Canberra, penguins in Cape Town to pelicans in San Francisco, and huge flocks of starlings roosting around the Colosseum in Rome, the world’s cities are home to a remarkable array of feathered citizens. Through Stephen Moss’s expert knowledge and insight, Urban Aviary provides a beautiful guide to some of the most extraordinary species of city birds that have become native, including helpful spotting hints and fact boxes for each bird, all of which are brought to life by Marc Martin’s distinctive and beautiful watercolours.
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A Birdwatcher S Guide To Italy

Author : Luciano Ruggieri
ISBN : 8487334865
Genre : Education
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La guía más actualizada y completa para observar aves en toda Italia, incluyendo Cerdeña y Sicilia. Descripción detallada de los 100 principales lugares para la observación de aves y cita breve de otros 40. Información práctica de cada zona: la mejor época para realizar la visita, cómo llegar, mapas donde se indican los itinerarios y áreas más interesantes y listas de especies más representativas. Incluye además una novedosa sección sobre las especies italianas más interesantes en la que se explica dónde encontrar 119 especies distintas aportando además información sobre su distribución, status y hábitat. Capítulo sobre las especies endémicas o sub-endémicas. Documentada selección de zonas recomendadas e indicaciones para observar las especies más interesantes de Italia, como por ejemplo el Cormorán Pigmeo, la Perdiz Moruna, la Perdiz Griega, el Halcón Borní, el Treparriscos, el Escribano de Gmelin y la Collalba Isabel entre otras muchas.
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