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What the robin knows : how birds reveal the secrets of the natural world / Jon Young ; with science and audio editing by Dan Gardoqui.

(Author). Gardoqui, Dan. (Added Author).
  • ISBN: 9780547451251
  • ISBN: 0547451253
  • Description: xxviii, 241 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,

Available copies

  • 3 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

1 current hold with 6 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Beverly Main Adult Nonfiction QL 698.5 .Y68 2012 (Text to phone) Available -
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 598.8/Young (Text to phone) On holds shelf -
Northern Essex - Lawrence Campus Stacks QL698.5 .Y68 2012 (Text to phone) In transit -
Phillips OWHL Stacks 4 598.8 Y57W (Text to phone) Available -
Salem Adult Non-Fiction 598.8/YOUNG (Text to phone) Available -
Swampscott Thomson Room 598.8 Y (Text to phone) Checked out 04/22/2014

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note: Introduction: What the robin knows -- A cacophony of harmony -- In the beginning is the song -- More cacophony of harmony -- The sit spot -- An alarm for every occasion -- They're all in this together -- A shape for every occasion -- From collision to connection -- Appendix A: Learning bird language -- Appendix B: Accompanying audio.
Summary: Shares strategies for expanding one's awareness of bird communication and maintaining a non-threatening presence in natural environments, explaining the sounds and behaviors that reflect various bird warnings, feelings, and messages.
Subject: Young, Jon, 1960- > Travel > New Jersey.
Birdsongs.
Songbirds > Behavior.
Bird watching.
Nature observation.
Philosophy of nature.
Natural history > New Jersey.