Iowa Birdlife
Language: en
Pages: 228
Authors: Gladys Black
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992-10 - Publisher: University of Iowa Press

From robins nesting on window ledges to short-eared owls sailing low over snowy fields, pied-billed grebes diving for fish to catbirds singing on moonlit nights, Black introduces us to the birds of field and forest, prairie and pond. Whether describing red-breasted nuthatches gorging on suet at her feeder after a
Iowa Bird Life
Language: en
Authors: Gladys Black
Categories: Birds
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher:

Books about Iowa Bird Life
The Iowa Breeding Bird Atlas
Language: en
Pages: 484
Authors: Laura Spess Jackson, Carol A. Thompson, James J. Dinsmore
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: University of Iowa Press

"The Iowa Breeding Bird Atlas"—the first comprehensive statewide survey of Iowa's breeding birds—provides a detailed record of the composition and distribution of the avifauna of the Hawkeye State. The atlas documents the presence of 199 species, 158 of which were confirmed breeding. This landmark volume will alert Iowans to the
The Biographical Dictionary of Iowa
Language: en
Pages: 608
Authors: David Hudson, Marvin Bergman, Loren Horton
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-05-01 - Publisher: University of Iowa Press

Iowa has been blessed with citizens of strong character who have made invaluable contributions to the state and to the nation. In the 1930s alone, such towering figures as John L. Lewis, Henry A. Wallace, and Herbert Hoover hugely influenced the nation’s affairs. Iowa’s Native Americans, early explorers, inventors, farmers,
The Butterflies of Iowa
Language: en
Pages: 252
Authors: Dennis W. Schlicht, John C. Downey, Jeffrey C. Nekola
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-05-01 - Publisher: University of Iowa Press

This beautiful and comprehensive guide, many years in the making, is a manual for identifying the butterflies of Iowa as well as 90 percent of the butterflies in the Plains states. It begins by providing information on the natural communities of Iowa, paying special attention to butterfly habitat and distribution.