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The Resource The guide to birding in North America, (videorecording)

The guide to birding in North America, (videorecording)

Label
The guide to birding in North America
Title
The guide to birding in North America
Contributor
Production company
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In these lectures, National Geographic takes you into the multifaceted world of birding, focusing on the astonishing range of bird species in North America. Within the course, you'll make an in-depth study of bird identification, covering bird size, shape, and color, flight patterns, geographic range, habitats, and much more. You'll also explore core elements of birding such as: the functions and dazzling variety of bird plumage; the remarkable phenomenon of birdsong; understanding avian migration; the marvel of bird behavior; and exciting tactics for locating, observing and approaching birds in the field
Member of
Cataloging source
PX0
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
598
Intended audience
Rating: Not rated
Language note
In English; closed-captioned
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PerformerNote
Lecturer: James Currie, Birding expert
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  • Currie, James Alexander
  • Teaching Company
  • National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Runtime
720
Series statement
Great courses. Better living, Hobby
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  • Bird watching
  • Birds
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The guide to birding in North America, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes course guidebook
  • 24 lectures at 30 minutes per lecture
Accompanying material
1 booklet.
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type code
  • tdi
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Tactics for better birding
  • Using bird behavior to identify birds
  • Understanding variations in plumage
  • Birding by ear
  • Essentials of bird migration
  • Birding at night
  • disc 3.
  • Pelagic birding
  • Waterbirds, shorebirds, and game birds
  • Diurnal raptors
  • disc 1.
  • From doves to kingfishers
  • Passerines: From flycatchers to thrushes
  • Passerines: From thrashers to warblers
  • disc 4.
  • Passerines: From tanagers to finches
  • Photography for birders
  • Birding sites in eastern North America
  • Birding sites in western North America
  • Birds and people
  • Birding ethics and conservation
  • Birding basics: Bird origins and taxonomy
  • Basic bird anatomy
  • Size, shape, and color as birding tools
  • Bird distribution, status, and endemism
  • Habitat and season as birding tools
  • Introduction to birding optics
  • disc 2.
Control code
ocn990302255
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
4 videodiscs (12 hr.)
Isbn
9781629974040
Media category
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
598 G941 ; XX-D ; 4DVD/1AW/1PM ; [A17JD003, #10, 5@79.95, ES/css ]
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
7782
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)990302255
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The guide to birding in North America, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Includes course guidebook
  • 24 lectures at 30 minutes per lecture
Accompanying material
1 booklet.
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type code
  • tdi
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Tactics for better birding
  • Using bird behavior to identify birds
  • Understanding variations in plumage
  • Birding by ear
  • Essentials of bird migration
  • Birding at night
  • disc 3.
  • Pelagic birding
  • Waterbirds, shorebirds, and game birds
  • Diurnal raptors
  • disc 1.
  • From doves to kingfishers
  • Passerines: From flycatchers to thrushes
  • Passerines: From thrashers to warblers
  • disc 4.
  • Passerines: From tanagers to finches
  • Photography for birders
  • Birding sites in eastern North America
  • Birding sites in western North America
  • Birds and people
  • Birding ethics and conservation
  • Birding basics: Bird origins and taxonomy
  • Basic bird anatomy
  • Size, shape, and color as birding tools
  • Bird distribution, status, and endemism
  • Habitat and season as birding tools
  • Introduction to birding optics
  • disc 2.
Control code
ocn990302255
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
4 videodiscs (12 hr.)
Isbn
9781629974040
Media category
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
598 G941 ; XX-D ; 4DVD/1AW/1PM ; [A17JD003, #10, 5@79.95, ES/css ]
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
7782
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)990302255
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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