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Author Brunner, Bernd, 1964- author.

Title Birdmania : a remarkable passion for birds / Bernd Brunner ; foreword by Pete Dunne ; translation by Jane Billinghurst.

Publication Info. Vancouver ; Berkeley : Greystone Books Ltd., 2017.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Seneca PL Adult Non-Fiction - SEBB-3  598.092 BRUNNER    AVAILABLE
Description xi, 292 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note "Originally published by Verlag Galiani Berlin, Germany, as Ornithomania : Geschichte einer besonderen Leidenschaft by Bernd Brunner copyright © 2015 by Verlag Kiepenheuer & Witsch, Cologne"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-273) and indexes.
Contents Foreword / by Pete Dunne -- What's that sound? -- Early enthusiasts -- Bedazzlement -- Strutting someone else's stuff -- Laying the groundwork for science -- A bird in the hand -- Lost in the mists of time -- Championing birds -- In the company of birds -- A walk on the wild side -- Is bird love a one-way street? -- To kill or not to kill? -- Flight trackers -- The lure of the egg -- Focus on feathers -- Mad for bird watching -- Tracking dodos and their ilk -- Recording nature -- Deadly obsessions -- Fantasies of flight -- Epilogue.
Summary In this collection it is the watchers, not the birds, who are on display--ornithologists and bird lovers of every description, revealed in sketches and anecdotes that are quirky, intriguing, and always affectionate.
Chronological Term Geschichte
Subject Ornithology -- History.
Ornithology -- Anecdotes.
Ornithologists -- Anecdotes.
Bird watching -- History.
Bird watching -- Anecdotes.
Bird watchers -- Anecdotes.
Birds -- Anecdotes.
Human-animal relationships -- Anecdotes.
Vögel. (DE-588)4063673-2
Vogelbeobachtung. (DE-588)4188488-7
Ornithologie. (DE-588)4075708-0
Hobby. (DE-588)4025175-5
Anekdote. (DE-588)4142399-9
NATURE / Animals / Birds.
NATURE / Essays.
PETS / Birds.
Ornithologues amateurs.
Oiseaux -- Observation.
NATURE / Animals / Birds.
NATURE / Essays.
PETS / Birds.
Bird watchers. (OCoLC)fst00832947
Bird watching. (OCoLC)fst00832948
Birds. (OCoLC)fst00832970
Human-animal relationships. (OCoLC)fst00963482
Ornithologists. (OCoLC)fst01048356
Ornithology. (OCoLC)fst01048358
Genre/Form Anecdotes. (OCoLC)fst01423876
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Dunne, Pete, 1951- writer of foreword.
Billinghurst, Jane, 1958- translator.
Added Title Ornithomania. English
Translation Of: Translation of (expression): Brunner, Bernd, 1964- Ornithomania. Köln : Galiani Berlin, 2015 9783869711171 (OCoLC)910333554
Other Form: Brunner, Bernd, 1964- Ornithomania. English Birdmania.: Vancouver ; Berkeley : Greystone Books, 2017. (CaOONL)20179060384
ISBN 9781771642774 (cloth)
1771642777 (cloth)

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