Rare Encounters with Ordinary Birds

Naturalist Lyanda Lynn Haupt, an ornithology teacher and researcher, examines the amazing talents and personalities of the most common of birds.

Author: Lyanda Lynn Haupt

Publisher: Sasquatch Books

ISBN: 9781570618079

Category: Nature

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Naturalist Lyanda Lynn Haupt, an ornithology teacher and researcher, examines the amazing talents and personalities of the most common of birds. She muses on the tarnished reputation of the starling, the sexed-up antics of male woodpeckers, and the mysterious behavior and startling population explosion of crows in her hometown. Through the eye and voice of this talented writer, birds provide a fascinating point of contact with the natural world at large.
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Rare Encounters with Ordinary Birds

This book is nature writing at its best with compelling stories that hold readers' attention so closely they don't even realize how much they're learning.

Author: Lyanda Haupt

Publisher: ReadHowYouWant

ISBN: 1459622782

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Rare Encounters with Ordinary Birds is a collection of seventeen thoughtful essays on birds capture the sense of wonder and connection people have for these marvelous creatures. Naturalist Lyanda Lynn Haupt, an ornithology teacher and researcher, examines the amazing talents and personalities of the most common of birds. She muses on the tarnished reputation of the starling, the sexed - up antics of male woodpeckers, and the mysterious behavior and startling population explosion of crows in her hometown. Through the eye and voice of this talented writer, birds provide a fascinating point of contact with the natural world at large. This book is nature writing at its best with compelling stories that hold readers' attention so closely they don't even realize how much they're learning.
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Pilgrim on the Great Bird Continent

By focusing mostly on the birds Charles Darwin observed, and by brilliantly mining his lesser-known writings, Haupt pens a startlingly fresh exploration of the man's genius that invites readers to look at the world with new eyes.

Author: Lyanda Lynn Haupt

Publisher: Little, Brown

ISBN: 0316082961

Category: Nature

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By focusing mostly on the birds Charles Darwin observed, and by brilliantly mining his lesser-known writings, Haupt pens a startlingly fresh exploration of the man's genius that invites readers to look at the world with new eyes.
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The Urban Bestiary

In The Urban Bestiary, acclaimed nature writer Lyanda Lynn Haupt journeys into the heart of the everyday wild, where coyotes, raccoons, chickens, hawks, and humans live in closer proximity than ever before.

Author: Lyanda Lynn Haupt

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780316250788

Category: Nature

Page: 352

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From the bestselling author of Crow Planet, a compelling journey into the secret lives of the wild animals at our back door. In The Urban Bestiary, acclaimed nature writer Lyanda Lynn Haupt journeys into the heart of the everyday wild, where coyotes, raccoons, chickens, hawks, and humans live in closer proximity than ever before. Haupt's observations bring compelling new questions to light: Whose "home" is this? Where does the wild end and the city begin? And what difference does it make to us as humans living our everyday lives? In this wholly original blend of science, story, myth, and memoir, Haupt draws us into the secret world of the wild creatures that dwell among us in our urban neighborhoods, whether we are aware of them or not. With beautiful illustrations and practical sidebars on everything from animal tracking to opossum removal, The Urban Bestiary is a lyrical book that awakens wonder, delight, and respect for the urban wild, and our place within it.
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Mozart s Starling

In Mozart's Starling, Haupt explores the unlikely bond between one of history's most controversial characters and one of history's most notoriously disliked birds.

Author: Lyanda Lynn Haupt

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781472153043

Category: Nature

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On May 27th, 1784, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart met a flirtatious little starling who sang (an improved version of!) the theme from his Piano Concerto Number 17 in G to him. Knowing a kindred spirit when he met one, Mozart wrote "That was wonderful" in his journal and took the bird home to be his pet. For three years Mozart and his family enjoyed the uniquely delightful company of the starling until one April morning when the bird passed away. In 2013, Lyanda Lynn Haupt, author of Crow Planet, rescued her own starling, Carmen, who has become a part of her family. In Mozart's Starling, Haupt explores the unlikely bond between one of history's most controversial characters and one of history's most notoriously disliked birds. Part natural history, part story, Mozart's Starling will delight readers as they learn about language, music, and the secret world of starlings.
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Crow Planet

Crow Planet richly weaves Haupt's own "crow stories" as well as scientific and scholarly research and the history and mythology of crows, culminating in a book that is sure to make readers see the world around them in a very different way.

Author: Lyanda Lynn Haupt

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780316053396

Category: Nature

Page: 256

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There are more crows now than ever. Their abundance is both an indicator of ecological imbalance and a generous opportunity to connect with the animal world. Crow Planet reminds us that we do not need to head to faraway places to encounter "nature." Rather, even in the suburbs and cities where we live we are surrounded by wild life such as crows, and through observing them we can enhance our appreciation of the world's natural order. Crow Planet richly weaves Haupt's own "crow stories" as well as scientific and scholarly research and the history and mythology of crows, culminating in a book that is sure to make readers see the world around them in a very different way.
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Book Lust

After reading Lyanda Lynn Haupt's elegant meditation, Rare Encounters with
Ordinary Birds: Notes from a Northwest Year ... aware of the sights and sounds of
the birds I saw and heard as I went through my ordinary activities and everyday
life.

Author: Nancy Pearl

Publisher: Sasquatch Books

ISBN: 9781570616594

Category: Literary Criticism

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What to read next is every book lover's greatest dilemma. Nancy Pearl comes to the rescue with this wide-ranging and fun guide to the best reading new and old. Pearl, who inspired legions of litterateurs with "What If All (name the city) Read the Same Book," has devised reading lists that cater to every mood, occasion, and personality. These annotated lists cover such topics as mother-daughter relationships, science for nonscientists, mysteries of all stripes, African-American fiction from a female point of view, must-reads for kids, books on bicycling, "chick-lit," and many more. Pearl's enthusiasm and taste shine throughout.
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Birds of the Pacific Northwest

Rare Encounters with Ordinary Birds: Notes from a Northwest Year. Seattle,
Washington: Sasquatch Books. Hayman, Peter, John Marchant, and Tony Prater.
1991. Shorebirds: An Identification Guide. New York: Houghton Mifflin. Heinrich ...

Author: John Shewey

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 9781604696653

Category: Nature

Page: 560

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Birding in the Pacific Northwest has never been easier! Birds of the Pacific Northwest describes and illustrates more than 400 bird species commonly encountered in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and British Columbia. This comprehensive, full-color guide is organized to follow the order in which groups and species are presented by the American Union. Range maps for each species provide valuable information for identification.
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Rooted

In Rooted, cutting-edge science supports a truth that poets, artists, mystics, and earth-based cultures across the world have proclaimed over millennia: life on this planet is radically interconnected.

Author: Lyanda Lynn Haupt

Publisher: Little, Brown Spark

ISBN: 0316426482

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An inspiring meditation on the intersection of science, nature, and spirit that shows readers how to deepen their connection to the natural world. Science. Nature. Spirit. They do not, need not, and should not overlap completely. But at that center, where they do intersect? At that crossroads there is intelligence, and sacredness, and wildness, and grace. There is clear‑sighted hope in a time of despair. There is resistance. There is joy. In this beautiful, thoughtful, and inspiring book, ecophilosopher, naturalist, and award‑winning author Lyanda Lynn Haupt offers serious invitation to ecological consciousness and action -- a swift and beautiful manual inspiring readers to stand in a new way for the natural world. With Haupt's own changing and growing perceptions as a life‑long student of nature as a through‑line, ROOTED offers an antidote to the plagues of modern life based in science, spirituality, and nature. In this mystifying time of climate upheaval that affects the earth so dramatically, people are afraid and uncertain of where to turn, where to direct their inborn love of nature. ROOTED delivers much‑needed solace while inspiring readers to engage with the wild earth in new ways. The intertwining of science, nature, and spirit shows readers how to get grounded and move forward on our beloved, imperiled world.
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Birding

Utah ! Utah ! Robert Winkler Great Salt Lake Bird Festival May 18 - 23 , 2006
Birding Across North America A Naturalist ' s ... RARE ENCOUNTERS with
ORDINARY BIRDS LYANDA LYNN HAUPT Mr . Picky and me LESSONS from a
MASTER ...

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ISBN: CORNELL:31924101545287

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Book Review Index

Author: Gale Group

Publisher: Book Review Index Cumulation

ISBN: 0787665797

Category: Literary Criticism

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'Book Review Index' provides quick access to reviews of books, periodicals, books on tape and electronic media representing a wide range of popular, academic and professional interests. More than 600 publications are indexed, including journals and national general interest publications and newspapers. 'Book Review Index' is available in a three-issue subscription covering the current year or as an annual cumulation covering the past year.
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The Publishers Weekly

1 ) K K * Pilgrim on the Great Bird Continent : The Importance of Everything and
Other Lessons from Darwin's Lost Notebooks ... Upon his return to England five
years later , as nature writer Haupt ( Rare Encounters with Ordinary Birds )
capably ...

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The Living Bird

Learn what America's most venerable ornithological institution has discovered about birds in its past 100 years of study.

Author: Cornell University. Laboratory of Ornithology

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ISBN: 1594859655

Category: Nature

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The Living Bird explores the relationship between birds and people through over 250 images by wildlife photographer Gerrit Vyn and thought-provoking essays by some of the world's leading naturalists and bird enthusiasts. The book also marks the 100th anniversary of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, a world leader in the study, appreciation, and conservation of birds. Captured in terrain both exotic and familiar--the Yukon Delta, a woods in Arkansas, a remote village in Russia's Arctic, and even urban Seattle--Vyn's remarkable photographs illustrate nearly 100 North American bird species. The exhilaration of migratory Whooping Cranes, the fragility of the endangered Spoon-Billed Sandpiper, and the wide-eyed beauty of Great Horned Owls all come alive on the page. From enjoying backyard Black-capped Chickadees and Yellow Warblers, to wondering over a Pileated Woodpecker, or to admiring the powerful soar of a Gyrfalcon, The Living Bird educates and inspires.
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Minnesota Out of doors

... and do - it - yourselfers alikethis comprehensive and richly illustrated volume ,
together with a little careful planning and planting , will turn your yard into a bird
and butterfly oasis . September release . Rare Encounters With Ordinary Birds BY
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ISBN: MINN:31951P00965459E

Category: Conservation of natural resources

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Poets Writers

... Lyanda Lynn Haupt of Seattle for her collection of essays Rare Encounters with
Ordinary Birds ANTHONY ABBOTT Novello Festival Press Novello Literary
Award ALLEN : MIRIAM BERKLEY for her spring 2003 available now Boston
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ISBN: STANFORD:36105113560663

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W Inging it

Her love of the land and her ability to write about it is in a great tradition , but her
personal relationship to the land and its offspring is all her own . Rare Encounters
with Ordinary Birds . Notes from a Northwest Year . Lyanda Lynn Haupt . 2001 .

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ISBN: MINN:31951P00845008U

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Wild Earth

The Birds of Northern Melanesia is a marvelous guide to true watching , a
watching that allows a bird to stand as each of us ... although Kimber takes up
and returns Rare Encounters with Ordinary repeatedly to the subject of killing and
Birds ...

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ISBN: UOM:39015057375506

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Keepers of the Trees

-Lyanda Lynn Haupt Author of Crow Planet : Essential Wisdom from the Urban
Wilderness Pilgrim on the Great Bird Continent Rare Encounters with Ordinary
Birds Photo Courtesy : Ann Linnea Introduction LP HERE , AT X Keepers of the ...

Author: Ann Linnea

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Company Incorporated

ISBN: PSU:000067894543

Category: House & Home

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Presents fourteen narratives of people whose lives and vocations have been inspired by forests and trees, illuminating the beauty and value of this important resource and offering suggestions for getting involved in conservation.
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Wild Earth

She is the author of Rare Encounters with Ordinary Birds ( Sasquatch Books ,
2001 ) . She and her husband live in Seattle , where they are raising a toddler
and three chickens . SANDY IRVINE , who holds a graduate degree in rural
planning ...

Author: Tom Butler

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ISBN: UOM:39015047465474

Category: Nature

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A collection of groundbreaking essays on conservation and the environment features cojent writing about the destruction of Hawaiian bird sanctuaries, development, and the reintroduction of elephants into North America, among other fascinating topics. Original.
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Bird Watcher s Digest

I guess I was glad Joshua considered the trip useful , at least , and we would see
lots of very good birds . “ Nope . Just the puffin , " mumbled ... She is the author of
Rare Encounters With Ordinary Birds , Sasquatch 2001 . BIRD GARDENING ...

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