The pet bird population continues to rise and waterfowl and wading birds fanciers love bird. The Waterfowl And Wading Birds Manual is packed with expert advice on keeping, feeding and caring for waterfowl and wading birds.
This is an essential primer for the newcomer to waterfowl and wading birds and a classic to add to any birds lover's collection. Whether you are just starting out or already have a few years of experience, this manual puts a wealth of information at your fingertips.
THE BIRDMAN OF TREADWELL Through his diaries Edwin Warren takes you back in time over a hundred years ago as if in a time capsule. It is as if you are there by his side and can imagine you are in his place as he witnesses death and injury on all too many occasions in the world famous Treadwell gold mine on Douglas Island, Alaska. You will experience the daily routine working at the mine including a near riot, rescuing a little Indian boy from a near tragic fall, the Treadwell Ghost, the fear of working with an incompetent hoist operator who dropped the cage on several occasions including once with volatile explosives. Working as a powder man you will come close to death in a near collision with the ore train and the powder truck. You will experience what the accommodations were like at the beginning of the last century on the many different steam boats Edwin sailed on during his two adventures to Alaska.
One of a series of delightfully humorous tales for beginner readers from the award-winning creator of Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!
A practical manual covering the full spectrum of PET imaging which is now in common clinical practice. It includes images of normal variants, artefacts, and pathologic conditions. Indications for and the relative clinical value of PET in the armamentarium of diagnostic medical imaging will be reviewed. The information in the book will be arranged in three main sections and will be organized in such a way as to be brief, concise, easy-to-understand and readily accessed. Section III (PET Clinical Applications) will be emphasized over the sections I (PET Physics & Instrumentation) and II, (PET Radiotracers) since it is expected that most readers will be interested in learning the clinical applications. Sections I & II will serve to provide some brief background information before a more detailed clinical section. The market for this book is intended for all health practitioners who need a concise reference and review of PET imaging indications, protocols and clinical applications. The book will be useful to radiologists, nuclear medicine physicians, and clinicians who refer their patients to PET Centers for diagnostic imaging, including neurologists, neurosurgeons, psychiatrists, card
From the mountains to the coastal plain, Maryland (& DC) provide important habitat for many species of birds. Maryland & DC Birds will help to identify over 140 familiar species with beautiful detailed illustrations. A map featuring prominent state-wide birding hotspots will be appreciated by state visitors or residents. Laminated for durability, this lightweight guide will conveniently fold to fit into your pocket. Perfect for observing your backyard feeder guests or those species out on the trail.
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