A Guide to Southern Arizona Bird Nests & Eggs

by Pinau Merlin

Publisher: Arizona Sonora Desert Museum PR

Written in English
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  • Reference,
  • Science,
  • Nature,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • General,
  • Outdoors & Nature / General,
  • Birds & Birdwatching - General

Edition Notes

ContributionsNarca Moore-Craig (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8706524M
ISBN 101886679177
ISBN 109781886679177

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This guide is a convenient primer for locating and observing nests. It offers information on the basic types of nest structures, typical nesting habitat for each species, number of eggs a nest may contain, what the eggs look like, and more. Also included are facts on nest-related bird behaviors.

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A Guide to Southern Arizona Bird Nests & Eggs is written in a jargon-free, conversational manner. The book includes a number of anecdotal and informational sidebars, as well as 20 finely-rendered illustrations, 43 color egg illustrations, and 32 color photographs of birds and their nests.

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John A Guide to Southern Arizona Bird Nests & Eggs book | out of 5 stars   Cavity Nester’s Egg Comparison. These eggs are all fairly shiny after the mother has been sitting on them for any length of time.

Note the subtle differences between the Ash-throated Flycatcher’s egg and the House Sparrow’s egg. The House Sparrow egg has a cream, green or grayish background with irregular fine brown speckles whereas the Flycatcher’s eggs have an ivory or tan.

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Eggs: If the nest contains eggs (use a mirror on a long handle to see into a nest above your head), the shape, size, color, and markings of the eggs can also be great clues for the nest’s identity. As with observing brooding birds, however, take care not to disturb the eggs or stress parent birds that have been displaced.

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Within a few hours they jumped from the nest, about 4′ in the air. Some landed on an air plant under them, and some right onto the concrete porch.

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A nesting dates chart and glossary are also included. The birds listed here are those that are likely to be seen in areas away from ponds, streams, rivers, cities and agriculture, i.e. the desert proper. Virtually all birds seek water for drinking and bathing and so these birds will also move into riparian and other areas with water.

Desert birds tend to be much more abundant where the vegetation. The eggs are also shown in full color. This is a fun way to learn more about birds and their life cycle. In addition, you’ll find some fun bird related activities to try and to weave into your backyard bird study.

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This book gives birders, naturalists and visitors to the region information. Photography sourced in part from VIREO, the worldwide bird photography collection of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. American Sparrow Hawk.

Never pick up or handle wild bird eggs. Scents and oils from hands can contaminate the eggs and may harm the young birds or attract predators to the nest.

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The pages of the book show the actual size of the eggs, some of the variety of colors and shades that the eggs come in (if applicable), the nesting habits of the birds, the clutch size, the It showcases many beautiful eggs, and Walters emphasizes the book is meant to be a display case, not a field guide/5.

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A Guide to Southern Arizona Bird Nests and Eggs, Volume 1 Desert Areas, Pinau Merlin, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Press, Tucson, AZ, A little strange, but interesting. Covers 54 nests, grouped by Ground Nests, Cup Nests, Adherent Nests, Pendant Nests, Crevice/Ledge Nests, Platform Nests, Cavity Nests, and Borrowers.

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