Flights of Passage An Illustrated Natural History of Bird Migration
ISBN: HB: 9780300247442, Yale University Press, March 2020
288 pp., 28.7x23.4 cm, 300 colour illus.
The vast transcontinental journeys made every year by millions of feathered migrants were not known to naturalists before the late nineteenth century. Even today, while cutting-edge technology such as geolocators and isotope analysis helps us map the...
Empire of the Eagle An Illustrated Natural History
ISBN: HB: 9780300232899, Yale University Press, November 2018
288 pp., 28.9x23.5 cm, 400 colour illus.
Eagles hold a unique allure among birds for their combination of power, grace, and predatory prowess. Captivating the human imagination, these raptors have symbolized pride, freedom, and independence of spirit since humankind's earliest times. This b...
Moon A Brief History
ISBN: PB: 9780300177695, Yale University Press, October 2011
304 pp., 21x14 cm, 93 black&white illus.
Werewolves and Wernher von Braun, Stonehenge and the sex lives of sea corals, aboriginal myths, and an Anglican bishop: in his new book, "Moon", Bernd Brunner weaves variegated information into an enchanting glimpse of Earth's closest celestial neigh...
Lichens of North America
ISBN: HB: 9780300082494, Yale University Press, November 2001
828 pp., 28.5x25 cm, glossary, 927 colour plates, 821 black&white illus.
Lichens are a unique form of plant life, the product of a symbiotic association between an alga and a fungus. The beauty and importance of lichens have long been overlooked, despite their abundance and diversity in most parts of North America and els...