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1 Nebraska Ornithologists' Union: Proceedings. Vols. 1-6 (1901-1915)
Lincoln Hard Cover Very Good 
Photos, ills. Bound in green cloth with gilt lettering. Very minor ex-lib markings. First six volumes bound together. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2 The Living Bird (Annual) 19 Issues 1962-81 Complete Run
Ithaca Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology Soft Cover Very Good 
A complete run of this annual with it's scholarly essays and artwork by the best contemporary bird artists. Individual issues available, inquire. 
Price: 195.00 USD
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3 The Living Bird, Ninth Annual 1970
Ithaca Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology 1970 No Original Wraps, Softbound Good No dust jacket Issued Periodical 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Softcover, 1 Dec. 1970. 11 articles incl. Nesting Torrent Ducks, Displays of Blue-winged Ducks, Shoulder-spot Dispaly of Grouse, Orientation in Gulls, Breeding Behavior of Sanderling, Scarlet Ibis in Surinam and Trinidad, Breeding Behavior of Cattle Egret in Colombia, Breeding Behavior of Rock Ptarmigan, Eastern Bluebird in Breeding Season, Photographic Study of the Potoo in Columbia. B&w photos, 5 color plates including two by George Miksch Sutton. 294 pages. Light spine chip, cover smudge. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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4 The Oologist
Albion, NY Hard Cover Very Good 
A complete run from volume 5 - No. 1 (1888) to Vol. 58 - No. 12 (1941). 53 years are bound in 24 volumes, all nicely bound in library cloth, with a small "Boston Society of Natural History" printed in gilt at the bottom of the spine. Bound in green cloth with gilt lettering, spines slightly faded but legible. There are no library markings on the spine. Inside just a bookplate in front, library rules on a bookplate in the rear. No library pockets. The bindings show no wear. The volumes appear to have never been used, a handsome set on the shelf. Postage to be determined. Will not ship outside the US. 
Price: 1325.00 USD
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5 Able, Kenneth P. (ed.) Gatherings of Angels: Migrating Birds and Their Ecology
Ithaca Cornell Univ Press 2003 0801484014 / 9780801484018 Paperback As New 
208pp. ills. maps, color and b&w photos. Research on migration: evolution, flight behaviors, navigation, stopover ecology; specific research on the Blackpoll warbler, Broad-winged hawk, Sandhill crane, White-rumped sandpiper, Dunlin, hummingbird species. Conservation of migrating birds. Index. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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6 Ackerman, J. Notes from the Shore
New York Penguin Books 1996 0-14-017788-4 / 9780140177886 Trade Paperback New 8vo. Grosz, Karin (ill.) 
208pp. ills., maps. Essays on the habits and habitat of seabirds, shorebirds, horseshoe crabs, and other creatures in the Cape Henlopen area of Delaware Bay. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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7 Adams, Mark Thomas;Adams, Mark T. Chasing Birds Across Texas: A Birding Big Year
College Station Texas A&M University Press 2003 1585442968 / 9781585442966 Paperback New 
Color photos, illustrations, index, 254 pages. In original publisher's shrinkwrap. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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8 Alexander, W.B. Birds of the Ocean: A Handbook for Voyagers
New York Putnam 1928 No First Edition Cloth Very Good 12mo 
428 pages. ills., photos, maps. Describes all the world's seabirds, with notes on identification and behavior. Chapters on each ocean and breeding areas of its bird species. Systematic checklist, index. 88 plates of ID drawings and b&w photos. Some wear around edges but tight. Nice bookplate. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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9 Ali, Salim; Ripley, S. Dillon Pictorial Guide to the Birds of the Indian Subcontinent
New Delhi Bombay Natural History Society/Oxford 1996 No Second Edition, Revised Cloth Very Good Very Good 4to. Dick, John H. (illustrator) 
183pp. ills, color plates, map ends. Depicts all species found in the subcontinent, on 106 color and b&w plates by John Henry Dick. Systematic index of bird species with notes on families, notes on plates, index. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10 Ali, Salim; Ripley, S. Dillon The Fall of a Sparrow
New York, NY Oxford University Press 1988 0-19-562127-1 / 9780195621273 Trade Paperback Very Good 
282pp. photos. Autobiography of the celebrated ornithologist (born 1898); his life and influences, research on birds in India, Asia and Europe, celebrated colleagues, thoughts on conservation. Appendix on organizing a bird survey. Glossary of Indian terms. Index. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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11 Allen, Elsa Guerdrim The History of American Ornithology before Audubon
King of Prussia, W. Graham Arader III Reprint from Transactions of the America Cloth Very Good 4to. 
387-591 pp., 55 ills.,bibliography, small wrinkle at top of spine. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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12 Allen, Robert Porter Birds of the Caribbean
New York Viking Press 1961 No Cloth Very Good Good 
256pp. map ends, color photo plates. Introduction to Caribbean birding; color photos of 98 spcies with notes on local names, description, range, families. Photographer biographies, bibliography, index. Top edge lightly sunned, ink inscription on title page. DJ delaminating, cloudy. Inside clean and tight. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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13 Allen, Robert Porter Birds of the Caribbean
New York Viking Press 1961 No Limited/Numbered Cloth Very Good Slipcase 4to. 
Special Limited Edition, #444 of 500. 256pp. 90 color photos, map ends. Slipcased, with a separate portfolio of 20 color plates from the book; cloth cover with color photo of white-tailed tropicbird pasted down on front. 98 species pictured in color with notes and ID guide, photographer biographies, index. Slipcase edges scuffed. The portfolio is usually missing, but present in this case. 
Price: 87.50 USD
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14 Allison, Mark; Gorman, James; Zickefoose, Julie; Johnsgard, Paul A.; Kaufman, Kenn; Nichols, John; Durant, Mary; Badger, Curtis; Garland, Mark S.; Winn, Marienn City Birding: True Tales of Birds and Birdwatching in Unexpected Places
Mechanicsburg. Stackpole Books 2003 0811700275 / 9780811700276 First Edition Hardcover New New 
181pp. Fun essays by the best current birding writers. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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15 American Birding Association A.O.U. Checklist of North American Birds, Fifth Edition
Baltimore American Ornithologist's Union 1957 No Fifth Edition Hardcover Very Good 8vo. 
208 pages. Checklist of all North American species, Hypothetical List, Indexes. Clean, unmarked copy with light gilt fade. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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16 American Birding Association A.O.U. Checklist of North American Birds, Fifth Edition
Washington, DC American Ornithologists Union 1957 No Fifth Edition, 3rd Printing (1975) Cloth Very Good 8vo. 
706pp. Checklist of the species of birds in North America north of Mexico, with Greenland, Bermuda, Baja California. Hypothetical list, indexes. Rubber stamp on outside edges and endpapers, 
Price: 27.50 USD
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17 American Ornithologists' Union Check-list of North American Birds. 5th ed.
1957 Fifth Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
691 pp. Checklist of all North American species, Hypothetical List, Indexes. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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18 Anderson, Anders; Anderson, Anne The Cactus Wren
Tucson, AZ University of Arizona Press 1973 0-8165-0314-1 / 9780816503148 Trade Paperback Very Good 8vo. 
240pp. ills., photos, maps.Field research on cactus wrens and curve-billed thrashers in Arizona. Habitat, winter behaviors, vocalizations, pair formation and territories, breeding, nestlings, replacement and dispersal, interspecific relationships. Bibliography, index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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19 Anderson, S.; Squires, J. The Prairie Falcon
Austin, TX University of Texas Press 1997 0-292-70474-7 / 9780292704749 Trade Paperback As New No Jacket 8vo. 
Connie Herring Hooks Series #33. 172pp. ills., color photos. Natural history of the Prairie Falcon with full species description, seasonal behavior, comparisons with other raptors, falconry, captive breeding, effects of pesticides, habitat mitigation, effects of human contact ("raptor etiquette"). Bibliography, index. List $16.95. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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20 Angell, Tony Ravens, Crows, Magpies and Jays
Seattle, WA University of Washington Press 1978 0-295-95589-9 / 9780295955896 First Edition Cloth Very Good Very Good 4to. Tony Angell 
112pp. ills. Foreword by J.F. Lansdowne. Describes the 18 species of corvids in the U.S., detailing their distinctive behaviors including social communication, tool using, play, nest-building, food caching, problem solving and social organization. Many wonderful black-and-white ink and scratchboard drawings by the author. Bibliography, index. 
Price: 27.50 USD
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