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Oxford University Press Nature Books - 2

Birds & Ornithology | Mammals | Insects (below) | Other Natural History (below)

Mammals

Hans Kruuk. Otters: Ecology, Behaviour and Conservation. Covers all thirteen species. 336 pages. Oxford University Press 2006. US | UK | DE | FR | CA
Carolyn M. King. Handbook to the Mammals of New Zealand. 596 pages. Oxford University Press. 2d edition 2005. US | UK | DE | FR | CA
Peter Menkhorst & Frank Knight. A Field Guide to the Mammals of Australia. Frank Knight has painted the finest field guide plates of Australian mammals yet published. 288 pages. Oxford University Press, revised edition 2004. US | UK | DE | FR | CA
David W. Macdonald & Claudio Sillero-Zubiri. Biology and Conservation of Wild Canids. Oxford University Press 2004.David W. Macdonald & Claudio Sillero-Zubiri. Biology and Conservation of Wild Canids. 464 pages. Oxford University Press 2004. US | UK | DE | FR | CA
T.S. Kemp. The Origin & Evolution of Mammals. Oxford University Press 2004.T.S. Kemp. The Origin & Evolution of Mammals. 341 pages. Oxford University Press 2004. US | UK | DE | FR | CA
Raman Sukumar. The Living Elephants: Evolutionary Ecology, Behavior and Conservation. 494 pages. Oxford University Press 2003. US | UK | DE | FR | CA
David Macdonald (ed.) New Encyclopedia of Mammals. Oxford University Press 2001.David Macdonald (ed.) New Encyclopedia of Mammals. 961 pages. Even larger and more detailed than the massive first edition. Oxford University Press 2001. US | UK | DE | FR
Christophe Boesch & Hedwige Boesch-Achermann. The Chimpanzees of the Taï Forest (Côte d'Ivoire): Behavioural ecology & evolution. 328 pages. Oxford University Press 2000. US | UK
Gerhard Neuweiler. The Biology of Bats. 320 pages. Oxford University Press 2000. US | UK | DE | FR | CA
T.J. Roberts. The Mammals of Pakistan. 562 pages. 24 color plates. Oxford University Press. Revised edition, 1998. UK
Fiona Reid. A Field Guide to the Mammals of Central America & Southeast Mexico. 334 pages. 48 fine color plates. Oxford University Press 1997. US | UK
Deborah Blum. The Monkey Wars. Oxford University Press, 1996 (1994). 318 pages. US | UK
Hans Kruuk. Wild Otters: Predation and Populations. 302 pages. Oxford University Press 1995. US | UK | DE | FR | CA

Insects

Thomas J. Allen, James P. Brock & Jeffrey Glassberg. A Field Guide to Caterpillars. (Butterflies of North America). 224 pages. Oxford University Press 2005. US | UK | DE | FR | CA
David L. Pearson, C. Barry Knisley & Charles J. Kazilek. A Field Guide to the Tiger Beetles of the USA and Canada. 288 pages. Oxford University Press 2005. US | UK | DE | FR | CA
Louis M. Schoonhoven, Joop J.A. van Loon & Marcel Dicke. Insect-Plant Biology. 480 pages. Oxford University Press 2005. US | UK | DE | FR | CA
Paul R. Ehrlich & Ilkka Hanski. On the Wings of Checkerspots: A model system for population biology. Oxford University Press 2004.Paul R. Ehrlich & Ilkka Hanski (eds.) On the Wings of Checkerspots: A model system for population biology. About the authors' long-term research on the population biology of checkerspot butterflies in Finland and California. 392 pages. Oxford University Press 2004. US | UK | DE | FR | CA
Fernando E. Vega & Meredith Blackwell. Insect-fungal Associations: Ecology & Evolution. 350 pages. Oxford University Press 2004. US | UK | DE | FR | CA
George C. McGavin. Essential Entomology: An Order-by-Order Introduction. 324 pages. Oxford University Press 2001. US | UK | DE | FR | CA
Jeffrey Glassberg. Butterflies Through Binoculars - The East. Covers the eastern US & Canada. The essential butterfly book for the region. 416 pages. 72 plates with 630 color photos, mostly of wild butterflies. Oxford University Press 1999. US | UK
Dave Goulson. Bumblebees: Behaviour and Ecology. 248 pages. Oxford University Press 2003. US | UK | DE | FR | CA
Jeffrey Glassberg. Butterflies Through Binoculars - The East. Covers the eastern US & Canada. The essential butterfly book for the region. 416 pages. 72 plates with 630 color photos, mostly of wild butterflies. Oxford University Press 1999. US | UK
Jeffrey Glassberg. Butterflies Through Binoculars - The West. Covers the western US & Canada. The essential field guide for the region. 352 pages. 1,052 color photos, mostly of wild butterflies. Oxford University Press. June 2001. US | UK
Jeffrey Glassberg, Marc C. Minno & John V. Calhoun. Butterflies Through Binoculars - Florida. The essential field guide for Florida butterflies. 336 pages. Color photos, mostly of wild butterflies. Oxford University Press 2000. US | UK
Jeffrey Glassberg. Butterflies Through Binoculars. Covers the Boston - New York - Washington, D.C. region of the eastern US, where butterfly watching took off in the 1980s. 256 pages. 321 color photos, mostly of wild butterflies. Oxford University Press 1993. US | UK
Tom Tolman. Photographic Guide to the Butterflies of Britain and Europe. 320 pages. Includes the Canaries, Azores, Madeira and al the Aegean Islands. Oxford University Press. 2001. While an attractive reference, this book suffers from poor usability and inadequate coverage. Not all species are illustrated; most species that are illustrated need additional and/or better illustrations; and butterfly photos are not grouped together with similar species on plates but are placed with the text for each species. US | UK
Jim Asher, Martin Warren, Richard Fox, Paul Harding, Gail Jeffcoate, Stephen Jeffcoate. Millennium Atlas of Butterflies in Britain and Ireland. Assessment of the status of each species, with a map and colour photo. Details from Butterfly Conservation. 450 pages. Oxford University Press 2001. US | UK
T.J. Roberts. The Butterflies of Pakistan. 300 pages. 60 color plates. Oxford University Press, 2001. US | UK
Torben B. Larsen. The Butterflies of Kenya and their natural history. 500 pages, including 10-page update to the 1991 hardcover edition. 64 color plates of mounted specimens, mostly half specimens. Oxford University Press, 1996 (1991). UK
Sidney W. Dunkle. Dragonflies Through Binoculars. Covers the US & Canada. 352 pages. Color photos. Oxford University Press 2000. US | UK

Other Natural History

Yadvinder Malhi & Oliver Phillips. Tropical Forests and Global Atmospheric Change. 320 pages. Oxford University Press 2005. US | UK | DE | FR | CA
H. Resit Akçakaya, Mark A. Burgman, Oskar Kindvall, Chris C. Wood, Per Sjögren-Gulve, Jeff S. Hatfield & Michael A. McCarthy. Species Conservation and Management: Case Studies. 550 pages. Oxford University Press 2004. US | UK | DE | FR | CA
Graeme D. Ruxton, Thomas N. Sherratt & Michael P. Speed. Avoiding Attack: The evolutionary ecology of crypsis, warning signals & mimicry. Oxford University Press 2004.Graeme D. Ruxton, Thomas N. Sherratt & Michael P. Speed. Avoiding Attack: The evolutionary ecology of crypsis, warning signals & mimicry. 262 pages. Oxford University Press 2004. US | UK | DE | FR | CA
Don Moll & Edward O. Moll. The Ecology, Exploitation and Conservation of River Turtles. Oxford University Press 2004.Don Moll & Edward O. Moll. The Ecology, Exploitation and Conservation of River Turtles. 404 pages. Oxford University Press 2004. US | UK | DE | FR | CA
Christopher Lever. Naturalized Reptiles and Amphibians of the World. 338 pages. Oxford University Press 2003. US | UK | DE | FR | CA
Antony R. Orme (ed.) The Physical Geography of North America. 566 pages. Oxford University Press 2002. US | UK | DE | FR | CA
Mark Pagel (ed. in chief). The Oxford Encyclopedia of Evolution. 2 volumes. 992 pages. 370 original articles by 275 distinguished contributors. Oxford University Press 2002. US | UK | DE | FR | CA
Andrew Goudie (ed. in chief). The Oxford Encyclopedia of Global Change: Environmental change and human society. 2 volumes. 1,440 pages. 300+ original articles. Oxford University Press 2001. US | UK | DE | FR | CA
Earl of Cranbrook, ed. Wonders of Nature in Southeast Asia. Excellent compilation of excerpts from famous and obscure works by the great explorers, with comments by Cranbrook throughout. Oxford University Press, 1997. UK
T.C. Whitmore. An Introduction to Tropical Rain Forests. 296 pages. Oxford University Press. 2nd edition, 1998. US | UK
Nigel J.H. Smith. The Amazon River Forest: A Natural History of Plants, Animals, and People. 256 pages. Oxford University Press, 1999. US | UK
Nalini M. Nadkarni & Nathaniel T. Wheelwright (eds.) Monteverde: Ecology and Conservation of a Tropical Cloud Forest. (Costa Rica). 598 pages. Oxford University Press 2000. US | UK
William Allen. Green Phoenix: Restoring the Tropical Forests of Guanacaste, Costa Rica. 336 pages. Oxford University Press. 2001. US | UK
C.A. Hamilton. Deforestation in Uganda. 104 pages. Oxford University Press, 1985. UK
Richard S. Felger, Matthew B. Johnson & Michael F. Wilson. The Trees of Sonora, Mexico. Covers 270 species of native and introduced trees. Oxford University Press, 2001. 55 halftones & 223 line illustrations. 336 pages. US | UK
Jonathan Roughgarden. Anolis Lizards of the Caribbean: Competition, Coevolution and Plate Tectonics. 214 pages. Oxford University Press 1995. US | UK [Software companion to book. US]

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