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4 edition of Ducks, geese, and swans found in the catalog.

Ducks, geese, and swans

by Oscar J. Merne

  • 170 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Waterfowl -- Identification.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 156.

    Statementby Oscar J. Merne. Illustrated by Helen Haywood.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL696.A52 M47 1974
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p.
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5431070M
    LC Control Number73077759

    This book absolutely belongs on the shelf or coffee table of anyone who has ever marveled at waterfowl, whether through their binoculars or from inside the duck blind." — John W. Fitzpatrick, Cornell Lab of Ornithology "RECOMMENDATION:A MUST have for anyone with an interest in the waterfowl of North America." "Ducks, Geese and Swans of. Ducks, Geese and Swans: Species accounts (Cairina to Mergus) Preview this book Canvasback captivity clutch coastal Common Eider Conservation and threats courtship coverts Cramp and Simmons culmen dabbling ducks dark brown darker Delacour Description ADULT diet Displays and breeding diving ducks ducklings eclipse ecology eggs Eider.

    Feb 13,  · Ducks, geese and swans -- How can you tell -- Feathers -- The beauty and variety of waterfowl -- Long-distance flying -- The water -- The future of waterfowl Provides information on the physical characteristics, behavior, and different kinds of ducks, geese, and swansPages: This is the 3rd edition of the classic work "The Ducks, Geese and Swans of North America," which was first published in December The original edition was authored by Francis C. Kortright with color plates by T. M. Shortt. An authoritative reference on North American waterfowl for many years, the book had become outdated as a result of major advances in the field of waterfowl biology.

    Ducks Geese and Swans of North America Recycled Book Journal. This is one of the journals where I have taken a soft cover book, removed the cover, bound the cover to hard cover book and then laminated it. Learn about native waterfowl while coloring over 40 full-page plates. Detailed, accurate illustrations depict a rich array of species in their natural habitat: trumpeter swan, Canada goose, common loon, ruddy duck, mallard duck, northern shoveler, wood duck, hooded merganser, and many more. Informative captions.


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