Alexander Skutch: An Appreciation
Axios Press, Jan 1, 2007 - Nature - 293 pages
In addition to being one of the most prolific nature writers of our time and the world's greatest expert on Central American birds, Alexander Skutch was an inspiring moral philosopher and original thinker in the tradition of Henry David Thoreau and John Muir. Alexander Skutch: Selected Writings of an American Naturalist include selections from Skutch's writing spanning his 70 years of contributions to ornithology, travel, nature and philosophy.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
From THE IMPERATIVE CALL 1979
From NATURALIST ON A TROPICAL FARM 1980
8 other sections not shown
abundant Acorn Woodpecker adult amid animals appears appreciative mind attendants avian Babblers beauty become behavior bill biodiversity birds breeding brood burrow color Common Babblers cooperative breeders Costa Rica creatures Cusingos eggs enjoy epiphytes evolution farm feathered feeding feet female fledglings flew flowers foliage foraging frequently genes Golden-naped Woodpeckers Gray-crowned Babblers green habitat harmony House Wren human hummingbirds incubating individuals insects interspecific helpers Jays juvenile kingfishers land Laughing Kookaburras leaves male mate morning mountain naturalist nearly neighboring nest nestlings never night Northern Northern Cardinal organisms pair parents perch plantation plants plumage predators puffbirds Quetzal rain forest rarely religion remain reproduction river season Selva Skutch slopes Sociable Weavers sometimes species stream Tanager territory things trees tropical America tropical birds valley watched White-browed Sparrow-weavers White-fronted Nunbird White-winged Choughs wings woodland Wrens Yellow-billed Shrike