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Author Heinrich, Bernd, 1940- author.

Title A naturalist at large : the best essays of Bernd Heinrich / Bernd Heinrich.

Publication Info. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018.
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  508 HEI    DUE 02-07-21
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  508 HEI    AVAILABLE
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Description xiii, 288 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Note Includes index.
Contents Life in the soil -- Rock-solid foundation -- The spreading chestnut tree -- When the bough bends -- O tannenbaum -- Reading tree leaves -- Hot- and cold-blooded moths -- Woolly and wondrous -- Winter guests -- Arctic bumblebees -- Beating the heat, and killing with heat -- Bee-lining vs. bee homing -- Beetles and blooms -- Cooperative undertaking -- Whirligig beetles -- Ravens on my mind -- A birdbrain nevermore -- Ravens and the inaccessible -- Phoebe diary -- Conversation with a sapsucker -- Hawk watching -- Kinglets' realm of cold -- The diabolical nightjar -- Nutcracker sweets -- Hibernation, insulation and caffeination -- Cohabiting with elephants -- The hunt -- Endurance predator -- Synchronicity -- What bees and flowers know -- Curious yellow -- Twists and turns -- Birds coloring their eggs -- Birds, bees, and beauty -- Seeing the light in the forest -- Optimism.
Summary "From the acclaimed scientist and writer, essays collected for the first time in book form, on ravens and other birds, insects, trees, elephants, and more: once again 'passionate observations [that] superbly mix memoir and science.'(New York Times)" -- Provided by publisher
Subject Heinrich, Bernd, 1940- Essays. Selections.
Natural history -- Popular works.
Science -- Popular works.
Genre Essays.
Added Author Heinrich, Bernd, 1940- Life in the soil.
Heinrich, Bernd, 1940- Rock-solid foundation.
Heinrich, Bernd, 1940- Spreading chestnut tree.
Heinrich, Bernd, 1940- When the bough bends.
Heinrich, Bernd, 1940- O tannenbaum.
Heinrich, Bernd, 1940- Reading tree leaves.
Heinrich, Bernd, 1940- Hot- and cold-blooded moths.
Heinrich, Bernd, 1940- Woolly and wondrous.
Heinrich, Bernd, 1940- Winter guests.
Heinrich, Bernd, 1940- Arctic bumblebees.
ISBN 9780544986831 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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