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Interspecific Competition In Birds

RRP $19.99

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In nature there exist three main types of biotic interactions between individuals of different species: competition, predation, and mutualism. All three exert powerful selection pressures, and all three shape communities. However, the question of how important interspecific competition in nature really is remains controversial and unresolved. This book provides a critical and exhaustive review of the topic. Although the examples are limited mostly to birds (interspecific competition and community structure have been exhaustively studied in this animal group, and a lot of experimental data are available), the conclusions reached have a far broader relevance to population ecologists in general. The book reasons that the coexistence of species is the result of both past and presently on-going interspecific competition. Furthermore, understanding the importance of interspecific competition in natural systems will be increasingly important when modelling the effects of climate change on populations.


Just A Baby Bird

RRP $7.99

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Join Mercer Mayer's classic and beloved character, Little Critter, in this brand-new My First I Can Read storybook! Little Critter discovers a lost baby bird in his backyard, and he and his family all pitch in to take care of it until it can fly on its own. Little Critter's love and patience is rewarded when he gets a special springtime surprise!

I Can Read Books are designed to encourage a love of reading. Little Critter: Just a Baby Bird is a My First I Can Read book, and with basic language, word repetition, and great illustrations, it's perfect for shared reading with a child.

About the Author

Mercer Mayer is the creator of the enduringly popular Little Critter books. Drawing from his own childhood adventures for inspiration, Mayer has created a beloved and classic character in Little Critter.


Lovebirds

RRP $15.39

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Author Nikki Moustaki certainly cannot resist the splendid lovebird, and her valentine to this irresistible avian wonder is the subject of this Complete Care Made Easy pet guide. This colorful guide offers vital information to both new and experienced bird keepers about this hookbilled parrot, covering all aspects of selecting, caring for, and maintaining well-behaved happy pet birds.
Bird specialist and trainer Moustaki has written an ideal introductory pet guide about lovebirds with chapters on the history and characteristics of lovebirds, selection of a healthy, typical pet bird, housing and care, feeding, training, and health care.

The chapter “A Look at Lovebird Species” gives readers a glimpse into all nine species. Although nine species exist--ranging from red faced to black collared lovebirds —only the peach-faced, black-masked, and Fischer’s are widely available to pet owners.

The selection chapter offers potential owners excellent advice about the three main species of lovebirds and how to select the best one from those available commercially.

In the chapter on housing and care, the author discusses selection of the right cage, placement of the cage, and all the necessary accessories. A bird’s diet is critical to its ongoing health, and the chapter devoted to feeding gives the reader all the info he or she needs about choosing a proper diet for the lovebird .

The final two chapters of the book will be useful for bird fanciers interested in learning more about the breeding and the basic color variations and genetics of this beautiful small parrot. The book concludes with an appendix of bird societies, a glossary of terms, and a complete index.


Groundwater Remediation And Petroleum

RRP $520.99

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This new book presents state-of-the-art for treating groundwater contaminated with Petroleum Hydrocarbons, based on CDM's vast experience in treating contaminated groundwater using air stripping, GAC and biorestoration. Design issues and pitfalls to avoid when implementing treatment technologies are explained. Capital costs, operation and maintenance costs, unit costs are presented. Groundwater Remediation and Petroleum is the most comprehensive examination of these technologies and the implications of recent UST regulations. It provides hands-on information in the form of detailed step-by-step design procedures and case studies.


Learned From A Hummingbird

RRP $18.99

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Learned From A Hummingbird: Lessons In Faith follows the author through two years of daunting challenges that seemed to come one after another. The hummingbird that she held briefly before it flew away became her symbol of rising to face each difficulty by acknowledging the Grace of God, asking for and accepting His help. "Many experiences ended in negative results. I had to learn to forgive - to let go and let God. Then Good came, usually in small amounts, but I was thankful for every manifestation of God's abundance." Katharine Grant-Fox has been a career teacher in Elementary Education, Music Education and Special Education in both public and private schools, and served on the Music Faculties of two of California's universitieis. She is the author of PROSPERITY IS YOURS.



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