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Long-legged wading birds of the North American wetlands

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Stackpole Books , Harrisburg, PA
Charadriiformes -- North America., Ciconiiformes -- North America., Wetland ecology -- North America., Wetland conservation -- North Ame

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Statementphotographs by Lucian Niemeyer ; text by Mark Riegner.
ContributionsRiegner, Mark.
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LC ClassificationsQL696.C4 N54 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination207 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1724468M
ISBN 100811718891
LC Control Number92028154
OCLC/WorldCa26351849

This book serves as an introduction to these birds, as well as the wetlands that they inhabit. This book covers the following 20 species: Herons – Great Blue, Little Blue, Tricolored, Green. Egrets – Great, Snowy, Reddish, Cattle. Night-Herons – Black-crowned and Yellow-crowned.

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A complete photographic study of the 20 species of Wading birds. Bird watching is a serious business and the number one outdoor activity in North America.

Wetlands, marshes, wooded, swamps, shallow lakes, ponds, and prairie sloughs are all considered wetlands and are the homes to a variety of birds that depend on wetlands for their food and this comprehensive, fully illustrated guide to wetland birds, photographer and naturalist Scott Leslie.

This book covers all the native and vagrant species of birds seen on the North American Continent. It provides information on all the birds listed on the ABA bird list. This book goes into great details, describing the individual species and their races. Whimbrel: This large long-legged sandpiper has brown and white mottled upperparts and buff underparts with faint streaks on sides and flanks.

It has a white-striped black crown. Neck is long and streaked; long black decurved bill, blue-gray legs and feet. Tail and rump are brown and black barred. Diet includes insects and worms. American Bittern: Medium, secretive, heron-like wading bird with stout body and neck, and relatively short legs.

Upperparts are streaked brown and buff and underparts are white with brown streaks. Throat is white with black slashes on sides of neck. Strong direct flight with deep rapid wing beats.

Lucian Neimeyer was a professional photographer who published numerous books, including Chesapeake Country, Long-Legged Wading Birds of the North American Wetlands, New Mexico, Where Water Meets Land, and Desert Wetlands.

For many years, he ran the Meyer Fine Art Gallery in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Neimeyer passed away in Reviews: 9. Lives of North American Birds (Peterson Natural History Companions) Kenn Kaufman Hardcover Long-Legged Wading Birds of the North American Wetlands Lucian Niemeyer Listed under Waterbirds.

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By Scott Leslie Key Porter Books, Toronto, Ontario $ (CN), paperback, pages, ) Reviewed by Lee Bumsted North American wetlands are great places for viewing birds. Looking for books by Lucian Niemeyer.

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His books include Chesapeake Country, Long-Legged Wading Birds of the North American Wetlands, Old Order Amish, Shenandoah: Daughter of the Stars, and Where Water Meets Land. George W. Folkerts, a professor of zoology at Auburn University, has written textbooks on environmental problems and has published papers on a great variety of biological topics.

Wild Birds of the American Wetlands is a monumental and breathtaking study of some of the country's most beautiful birds--Great Blue Heron, White Ibis, Snoey Egret, Whooping Crane, Roseate Spoonbill, American White Pelican Wood Stork, and many more--and of their vanishing habitats.

Alligators facilitate a safer nesting location for wading birds by serving as nest protectors and deterring dangerou s mammalian mesopredators such as North American raccoons (Procyon lotor) and Virginia opossums (Didelphis virginiana), which are prevalent nest predators, from wading bird colonies (Nell et al.

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George W. Folkerts, a professor of zoology at Auburn University, has written textbooks on environmental problems and has published papers on a great variety of biological. The most common and easily seen Wading Bird is the Great White Egret which is a large bird with long white neck, plump body covered with white feathers and a long yellow bill.

Another common Wading Bird is the Blue Heron which is also large, has a gray-bluish body, long legs which appear like sticks and a yellow to gray bill. Noteworthy is the fact that in mixed wading bird nesting situations, roseate spoonbills literally rule the roost.

Even great egrets make way for the heavier-bodied, more “raw boned” spoonbills. Post-breeding wanderings undertaken during the late summer and fall months occasionally carry birds as far north as Shreveport and Monroe.

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Rocky and sandy shores surely do abound, but marshes, rivers, vast mudflats and sloughs, which are the preferred nesting and food-finding habitats for the wading birds, do not. Fortunately, there are several good sites where the long-legged, long-necked water birds can be observed fairly reliably.

The book called "The Complete Birds of North America", is a book recommended to be part of any birders library.

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This book covers all the native and vagrant species of birds seen on the North American Continent. It provides information on all the birds listed on the ABA bird list.

The white obis is a long-legged wading bird with an orange beak. Its long, thin beak is sensitive and curves downward. It is perfect for digging through water-soaked mud as the bird feels for insects, worms, fiddler crabs, and small fish. Double-Crested Cormorant The cormorant has a dark body, long neck, orange throat pouch, slender hooked.

North America's largest shorebird, the Long-billed Curlew, is a graceful creature with an almost impossibly long, thin, and curved bill. This speckled, cinnamon-washed shorebird probes deep into mud and sand for aquatic invertebrates on its coastal wintering grounds and picks up grasshoppers on the breeding grounds.

It breeds in the grasslands of the Great Plains and Great Basin and spends the. Long-legged wading birds of the North American wetlands. Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Riegner, M. Look-alike birds from distant lands: A consideration of similarities in unrelated birds.

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North American, Asia and • medium sized and long legged shorebird that breeds in fresh and salt water locations along the West Coast, Gulf Coast and South Wading Birds Found wading in calmer waters, like bays and wetlands. American Bittern Click here for sound call.

The American natural history; a foundation of useful knowledge of the higher animals of North America. Natural history. CHAPTER XXVII THE ORDER OF FLAMINGOES—A CONNECTING LINK ODONTOGLOSSAE The long-legged, long-necked Flamingo is a very perfect connecting link between the wading-birds and the swimmers, and a most curiously formed bird.The herons are the long-legged freshwater and coastal birds.

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More than 60 species of these herons exist all over the world, in pools, marshes, and swamps where these birds dwell. The American Bittern and the egrets also fall under this category of birds.

Herons are distinguished by long, S-shaped neck, long legs, and a sharp bill.Bitterns, herons and egrets are long-legged wading birds.

Skip to main content Skulking through wetlands, the American bittern is rarely seen - it has an extremely slow and stealthy walk, and when a threat approaches it freezes and mimics marshland plants with upright posture and beak pointed skyward.

It is the largest heron in North.