Summary: In One Wild Bird at a Time, Heinrich returns to his great love: close, day-to-day observations of individual wild birds. Heinrich's observations lead to fascinating questions - and sometimes startling discoveries. A great crested flycatcher bringing food to the young acts surreptitiously and is attacked by the mate. Why? A pair of Northern flickers hammering their nest-hole into the side of...
Format: sound recording-nonmusical
Publisher / Publication Date: Dreamscape Media, LLC 2016
Summary: Naturalist Heinrich spends a year living in a log cabin he built, with no running water or electricity, conducting research on ravens, songbirds, insects, and mosses, and recounting his day-today experiences.
Publisher / Publication Date: Addison-Wesley 1994
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.1 HEI
Summary: "When a good friend with a severe illness wrote, asking if he might have his "green burial" at Bernd Heinrich's hunting camp in Maine, it inspired the acclaimed biologist/author to investigate a subject that had long fascinated him. How exactly does the animal world deal with the flip side of the life cycle? And what are the lessons, ecological to spiritual, raised by a close look at how the...
Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 591.7 HEIN
Summary: In this part memoir, part scientific investigation, a biologist and natural historian uses his long-distance running to illuminate the changes to a human body over a lifetime, exploring the relationship between metabolism, diet, exercise, and age.
Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021
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Summary: "From the DNA contained in an apple seed to the great choiring branches far beyond a young boy's reach, Heinrich explores a natural world in scientific and personal terms. Heinrich is a scientist, but his words speak with the power and subtle grace of a poet. He uses this gift and his intimate knowledge of his three hundred acres of Maine forest to expose the forest's rhythms, and in doing so,...
Publisher / Publication Date: Cliff Street Books 1997
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 577.3 HEI
Summary: Naturalist Heinrich brings us the same bottomless reserve of wonder and reverence for the teeming animal life of backwoods New England that he brought us in Winter World. Now he focuses on the animal kingdom in the extremes of the warmer months, with all its feeding, nesting, fighting, and mating. Whether presenting disquisitions on ant wars, the predatory characteristics of wasps, the mating...
Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco 2009
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 508 HEI
Summary: "The surprising, rich life of tree swallows in nesting season-with Heinrich's beautiful illustrations and photographs-by the acclaimed naturalist"--
Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020