Error title
Some error text about your books and stuff.
Close

Earth, Water, and Sky a Naturalist's Stories and Sketches

by Paul A. Johnsgard

  • ISBN: 9780292740587
  • ISBN10: 0292740581

Earth, Water, and Sky a Naturalist's Stories and Sketches

by Paul A. Johnsgard

  • List Price: $35.00
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Univ of Texas Pr
  • Publish date: 08/01/1999
  • ISBN: 9780292740587
  • ISBN10: 0292740581
used Add to Cart $33.75
You save: 4%
Marketplace Item
ebook Buy $22.94
Provided by VitalSource
License: 365 days
Description: "As I write this, I am sitting in a cabin at Cedar Point Biological Station in southwestern Nebraska. . . . The glorious elemental mixture of earth, water, and sky around me is the home of nearly three hundred species of birds, and comprises one of my favorite places in the world. Here no radio stations blare out the most recent results of meaningless sports events . . . no traffic noises confound the senses. Instead the wind is the unquestioned dominating summer influence. The prairie grasses bend willingly and gracefully before it, and the leaves of the cottonwood trees convert its breezes into soft music." Paul Johnsgard is one of America's most prominent ornithologists and a world authority on waterfowl behavior. In these popularly written, often lyrical essays, he describes some of his most fascinating encounters with birds, from watching the annual mating displays of prairie-chickens on a hilltop in Pawnee County, Nebraska, to attempting to solve some of the mysteries surrounding Australia's nearly flightless musk duck. Reflecting his worldwide interests and travels, the birds Johnsgard describes inhabit many parts of the globe. Grouping the birds by the element they frequent most--earth, water, or sky--he weaves a wealth of accurate natural history into personal stories drawn from a lifetime of avian observation. And, as a bonus, Johnsgard's lovely pen-and-ink drawings illustrate each species he describes.
Expand description
Seller Condition Comments Price  
Seller: Bookmarc's
Location: La Porte, TX
Condition: Very Good
CE1-Stated first edition with no additional printings indicated. An unread,
[...]
Price:
$33.75
Comments:
CE1-Stated first edition with no additional printings indicated. An unread,
[...]
Seller: Ergodebooks
Location: Richmond, TX Ask seller a question
Condition: Good
Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy.Ships Fast. 24*7 Customer Service.
Price:
$41.76
Comments:
Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy.Ships Fast. 24*7 Customer Service.
please wait
Please Wait

Notify Me When Available

Enter your email address below,
and we'll contact you when your school adds course materials for
.
Enter your email address below, and we'll contact you when is back in stock (ISBN: ).