Peterson Reference Guide to Bird Behavior, by John Kricher — a review

10,000 Birds

This year has been bountiful in books about bird behavior (reference and otherwise) from the likes of David Allen Sibley , Helen Macdonald, Jennifer Ackerman , Wenfei Tong, and others. The latest is the encyclopedic and delightful Peterson Reference Guide to Bird Behavior , by John Kricher.

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Peterson Reference Guide to Sparrows of North America: A Review by a Sparrow Fan

10,000 Birds

The Peterson Reference Guide to Sparrows of North America by Rick Wright is different in approach from any other bird reference book I’ve used, bursting with expertise about sparrow identification, history, and taxonomy, and profusely illustrated with photographs by Brian E. This is a reference book with many layers, diverse uses and a distinct personality. The latter four items are expected in a reference work about birds, the history is another Rick Wright innovation.


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A Cromulent Blog Reference

Environmental Economics

From the inbox: Dear Tim, Keeping up with the research and scholarship of your fellow Ohio State University colleagues just got a whole lot easier! As a scholarly publisher at Environmental Economics | The Cromulent Economics Blog, abstracts of your content are now indexed in OCLC WorldCat and ProQuest Summon to academic researchers via the only repository of published scholarly blog content - the  ACI Scholarly Blog Index.

2015 138

PhD Comics: Need more References?

Environmental Economics


2015 155

Don't skimp on your reference list

Environmental Economics

The notice updates the paper with references to four studies published between 2012 and 2015. Second author Gneezy didn’t respond to questions about the last paragraph of the notice, and said they simply forgot to include the references: Sometimes things are just as simple as they seem.

2015 138

Three Great New Nature Reference Guides

Nature Conservancy - Science

A review of three new useful and beautiful nature reference guides on owls, butterflies and rabbits. Wildlife Our Nature Reads

2018 59

Peterson Reference Guide to Owls of North America and the Caribbean: A Book Review by a Lover of Parliaments

10,000 Birds

Here are some things I’ve learned from the Peterson Reference Guide to Owls of North America and the Caribbean by Scott Weidensaul: The Burrowing Owl is the only North American owl species where the male is larger than the female, albeit, only slightly larger. So, Scott Weidensaul comes to this Reference Guide with three important qualifications–expertise, the ability to explain complex scientific ideas in friendly, accessible language, and a passion for birds and research.

Peterson Reference Guide to Seawatching: A Review by an Aspiring Seawatcher

10,000 Birds

Which is why I am so excited about the publication of the Peterson Reference Guide to Seawatching: Eastern Waterbirds in Flight , by Ken Behrens and Cameron Cox, the latest title of the Peterson Reference Guides series published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. by 7.25, the same size as other titles in the Reference Guides series) and thick (624 pages) and features approximately 900 photos. Peterson Reference Guide to Seawatching : Eastern Waterbirds in Flight.

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The most important book about European birds in this century

10,000 Birds

Reviews bird atlas birding Europe book review Europe European Breeding Birds Atlas Reference books

Europe 215

Ten More Field Guides and References for the Serious Naturalist

Nature Conservancy - Science

Ten new and classic field guides and wildlife references to add to your collection. Here are ten new and classic field guides and reference books for you to enjoy. These represent my interests, but please feel free to list your own favorite field guides and wildlife references in the comments section. But this is a handy reference to what I consider the coolest taxonomic family on earth: the bovids.

2017 79

Doctors, Stop Referring your Patients to Yoga.

Elephant Journal

However, as yogis know, yoga isn't just one thing. There are so many versions of it. The same can be said of. Health & Wellness Yoga doctors healing medical advice safety yoga teacher training yoga therapists

2017 64

Cliche Arab references in Libyan bank design by Henning Larsen Architects

Green Prophet

These spaces reference the region’s ancient clay houses that the indigenous population, the Berber people, used to build (and which still remain standing in parts of the Maghreb region.). We don’t mean to pick on any one firm here, but a string of repetitive competition proposals has culminated most recently in the Central Bank of Libya design for Tripoli by Henning Larsen Architects.

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Get Four 100-Page Wiser Living Reference Books for just $15!

Green (Living) Review

At 100 full-color pages each, these four reference books present the best articles from our recent issues – organized into four popular categories: Gardening, Energy, Country Skills and Living on Less. Each volume includes tips, information and instructions from the most relevant MOTHER EARTH NEWS articles. The complete 2009 set of MOTHER EARTH NEWS Wiser Living Guides includes: Guide to Growing Your Own Food Save money and improve your health by growing your own food all year-round.

2009 100

Microsoft Makes Play for the Smart Grid with SERA – Smart Energy Reference Architecture

Green Life Smart Life

today announced it has developed a reference architecture based on familiar, cost-effective Microsoft platforms that can serve as the basis for development of the “integrated utility of the future.&#. The Microsoft Smart Energy Reference Architecture (SERA) is Microsoft’s first comprehensive reference architecture that addresses technology integration throughout the full scope of the smart energy ecosystem. REDMOND, Wash.,

@carbonwa I'm looking forward to receiving my yard sign!

Environmental Economics

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2016 116

The Illustrated Yoga Mala: A Handy Quick Reference Guide (for People Over 50).

Elephant Journal

Some people think that yoga is only for certain people and is only a bunch of fancy movements. “When actually anyone can practice because yoga is much more than poses (asanas). But if the asanas appeal to you, there are many that are beneficial and potentially possible for elders. You are never too old to [.]. Funny Yoga Z ADMIN Yoga Featured Today asana ashtanga comics guruji health humor yoga practice

The Future of Birding Field Guides is Digital

10,000 Birds

home about advertise archives birds conservation contact galleries links reviews subscribe Browse: Home / Birding / The Future of Birding Field Guides is Digital The Future of Birding Field Guides is Digital By Mike • March 21, 2011 • 5 comments Tweet Share The Crossley ID Guide: Eastern Birds is undoubtedly the most innovative avian reference guide to come along in many years. How do you imagine technology will impact the future of bird field and reference guides?

2011 158

Look Up for “Supermoon” This Saturday

Wend Magazine

This phenomenon is sometimes referred to as ‘Supermoon’ because when it occurs, it appears as if the moon really is extremely, extraordinarily close. Get the FREE Wend Digital Edition!

2011 117

The Human Condition & our Western Culture of Unworthiness.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Featured Columnists Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) WAYLON: Today Only child Culture of shame Early childhood development family fear insecurity neuroscience and brain chemicals (oxytocin) Newborn babies & the mom Original Sin parent parenting Reference point safety security shame unworthiness vulnerability

Answer to the Diabolical Avian ID Quiz: From A to Z in Queens

10,000 Birds

2011 109

All the Best Reasons to Vote for Donald Trump, Compiled into one Handy Reference.

Elephant Journal

That’s right, nuthin.’ ’ Click here for even more. Homepages (Gold Tabs)* Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good

2015 77

COP18: Snapshot from Doha - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference COP18: Snapshot from Doha : Comments. Compass. « COP 18: Video from Doha | Main. Massive Crowds Turning Out to Oppose Coal Exports » COP18: Snapshot from Doha. Posted on December 10, 2012 at 02:53 PM in Doha Climate Conference , International | Permalink. Reblog (0). |. |. |. |. TrackBack. TrackBack URL for this entry: [link]. You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post. Verify your Comment.

2012 40

COP 18: Video from Doha - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference COP 18: Video from Doha : Comments. Compass. « COP 18: Where Are All the Women? COP18: Snapshot from Doha » COP 18: Video from Doha. My Edit from Adriana Gonzalez on Vimeo. Posted on December 07, 2012 at 12:08 PM in Consequences , Doha Climate Conference , International , Video | Permalink. Reblog (0). |. |. |. |. TrackBack. TrackBack URL for this entry: [link].

2012 40

Eco-Chic Decor from Bacchus-Inspired Aesthetics

Eco Chic

Tags: Featured Uncategorized cape car cocktails decor design farm Hollywood Home Lighting liquor local Lush oil Organic recycle recycled reference restaurant reuse style sustainability sustainable Tea water Water Bottle Wine wood

2009 54

Review: Fishing and Conservation

Nature Conservancy - Science

Three great new reads and references for angler-conservationists. Fish & Fisheries Books Fish

The Joneses must die

Green Living Tips

Apologies to anyone named Jones - it's in reference to the old saying "Keeping up with the Joneses" - our battle to maintain our self-perceived standing among our peers, whoever they may be. It's a habit that is destroying our. environment and one that many of us would have trouble admitting to

2011 181

On the adoption of new technology in economics literature searches

Environmental Economics

From the RESECON listserv: I am looking for references to valuation studies on rock climbing, and suggestions on sources providing data about this recreation activities, especially in Europe. I'm tempted to reply with this link: hl=en&q=economics+valuation+rock+climbing&btnG=&as_sdt=1%2C34&as_sdtp=  

The Cutting Edge II: Hummingbird Feeders

10,000 Birds

Here is a sample of the prose, which in part describes the figure above: Referring to the drawings, FIGS. 1-3 illustrate a feeder designated by reference numeral 10. The U.S.

2020 172

Sleep and green living

Green Living Tips

By sleeping 18 hours a day, I guess you'll reduce your impact on the environment, but that's not what I'm referring to

2009 114

Jimmy Snooka Has Nothing on Northern Wheaters

10,000 Birds

Hat-tip to Clare for the link (but not for the ’80s wrestling reference or the strange way my mind is working today). Because they are Superfly ! Asides

2012 136

Sneak Attack

10,000 Birds

You may have noticed that avian nomenclature is a misogynistic business, and many bird names refer to features that only males possess. My state of Michoacán has a wide variety of nectarivorous birds. Nectarivorous: that’s my new word for this week!) Most, of course, are hummingbirds.

My new working paper (with Giguere and Moore)

Environmental Economics

Key Words: Date: 2018 References: Add references at CitEc Citations Track citations by RSS feed. Valuing Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Control in Public Forests: Scope Effects with Attribute Non-Attendance Chris Giguere, Chris Moore and John C. Whitehead. No 18-07, Working Papers from Department of Economics, Appalachian State University. Abstract: Sensitivity to the scope of public good provision is an important indication of validity for the contingent valuation method.

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My new working paper

Environmental Economics

Key Words: Date: 2018 References: Add references at CitEc Citations Track citations by RSS feed. Valuing Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Control in Public Forests: Scope Effects with Attribute Non-Attendance Chris Giguere, Chris Moore and John C. Whitehead. No 18-07, Working Papers from Department of Economics, Appalachian State University. Abstract: Sensitivity to the scope of public good provision is an important indication of validity for the contingent valuation method.

2018 100

Community food gardens

Green Living Tips

HTML clipboardAn extension of the Victory Garden concept that developed during World War II, a community food garden (sometimes referred to as a food bank) is another way of producing more natural foods in an environmentally friendly way and increasing a community's food security

2009 160

John may be White but I'm Dear

Environmental Economics

2014 152

Picture of the Day: A view from the Ivory Throne in the Ivory Tower

Environmental Economics

Earlier today, John posted a quote from NC Transportation Secretary Tony Tata (teehee--he said tata) that referred to "ivory tower elitists'  filing lawsuits 'from their air-conditioned offices in Chapel Hill.' ' This afternoon, a colleague sent me this picture from the ivory tower in Columbus

Going Green In Your Home

Green Prophet

However, most of this pollution has been referring to what goes on outdoors.

2011 74

Gray Hawk from the House

10,000 Birds

Although Broad-wingeds have never been referred to as Mexican Goshawks, it would seem that they still overlap in terms of prey items and habitat. Every place has its hawk. At least it seems that way. A generalist raptor that can keep on living in a human dominated landscape.

2020 274

Portland’s Naked Bike Ride Pride

Wend Magazine

If you haven’t a clue what we’re referring to or if you missed this year’s event, check out the above video and you’ll see what we mean. Click here to view the embedded video. If you live in Portland, you’ve either ridden in or heard about the World Naked Bike Ride. That’s because our city has a way of embracing it.

Why You Need to Worry About Road Bike Sizing and Fitting


While drop is said to be the measurement of the top of handlebar to the top of the lower part of the bar (which is also referred to as the “hooks”). Having the knowledge of bike sizing can be quite helpful in selecting the right bike for your pleasurable and comfortable ride.

Pseudonymns for Costa Rican Birds

10,000 Birds

Although we can give our very own names to birds we know very well (like say Alowisius the nightingale-thrush- yet another of those verbose titles), Frank the lawn ibis, or even Dexter the falcon, we should save those for our own personal use because other birders just won’t get it when you say, “Hey, there goes Frank” If no other people are present, they won’t know whether you are referring to your car, perhaps a hidden cat, or maybe just the ibis feeding on the lawn.

2018 168

Marchesi Biscardo – Corvina della Provincia di Verona (2017)

10,000 Birds

Its Corvina della Provincia di Verona is produced entirely from one such grape: the Corvina, a very dark, late-ripening variety whose name in Italian refers to the jet-black plumage of crows and ravens.

2017 172

My new autoresponse to emails

Environmental Economics

P.S. For the remainder of his academic career, John Whitehead will refer to himself in the third person Hello, John Whitehead is happy to report that he is no longer a low-level academic administrator (i.e., Economics Department Chair). If your email is regarding department business, please redirect it to our new chair Todd Cherry at cherrytl at John Whitehead is also happy to report that he is on Off-Campus Scholarly Assignment (i.e.,

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