. .
Deutsch
Deutschland
Ähnliche Bücher
Weitere, andere Bücher, die diesem Buch sehr ähnlich sein könnten:
Suchtools
Anmelden

Anmelden mit Facebook:

Registrieren
Passwort vergessen?


Such-Historie
Merkliste
Links zu eurobuch.com

Dieses Buch teilen auf…
Buchtipps
Aktuelles
Tipp von eurobuch.com
FILTER
- 0 Ergebnisse
Kleinster Preis: 1,83 €, größter Preis: 13,57 €, Mittelwert: 5,03 €
Mariposa Road - Pyle, Robert Michael
Vergriffenes Buch, derzeit bei uns nicht verfügbar.
(*)
Pyle, Robert Michael:

Mariposa Road - neues Buch

2008, ISBN: 9780618945399

ID: 1326791

1. Something Nice in the Woodshed Moments past midnight, January 1, 2008, I am sitting on an anvil block in the former smithy of our homestead in southwest Washington. Outside, a crust of frozen hail whitens the ground. The sun shone today, but it was cold this is the frozen North, after all. Even so, I am looking up at a butterfly: first of the year first individual, first species. I expected to begin among the orange of monarchs, hanging in their winter roosts in California. I'll get to those soon enough. But the oranges I am actually looking at are those of rotted, rat-gnawed life jackets, the handle of a peavey, my Stihl chain saw, bar guard, and earmuffs; and that of a Sunkist oranges box, slug-eaten and full of kindling. The mellow, sun-dried oak in my woodpile is almost orange, though a little closer really to the Baltic amber of the Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale in my wineglass, lifted to the new year, the journey ahead, and this butterfly, which is also orange. I spotted it a few days ago when I came out here to the former smithy, now woodshed, for Christmas firewood: that unmistakable silhouette of a winter nymph, outlined against an algal-dimmed windowpane. Thrilled, I hoped it would still be here not shifted, stirred by the day's sun and hunkered down behind the woodpile, or eaten by a mouse by New Year's. I checked on it each day, resisting the temptation to tape or Velcro it down. Yet here it is: a live butterfly, ringing in the new year, north of the 46th parallel. A hibernating California tortoiseshell, it is perched in the upper left corner of the upper right pane of a six-eyed window on the north side of this outbuilding in the lower left corner of the upper left state in the Lower 48. Its spiny feet, or tarsi, grip the wooden window frame; its cloaked, closed wings almost graze the glazing. It has moved in the days since I first saw it, but only a slight reorientation. Sloppy cobwebs hang all over and around the window, but it has avoided them, and the big English hunting spiders are frozen or hibernating too. Handsaws and an old hand scythe hang on nails beside the window, old license plates stand up below. Canoe paddles, lawn rakes, a chipper, and a weedwhacker guard the sleeping creature. The tortoiseshell's orange and black, which give it its name, barely show. Mostly I can see the dark bark brown of the underside, with straw patches and sea blue chevrons. The crenelated edges of the wings suggest a leaf, making the nymph cryptic in the forest, but not here, where it stands right out against the hail-reflected pallor outside the window. Maybe to a mouse it is a leaf in a cobweb. But to me, it is much more. How lucky to begin this Big Year right here, at home, rather than in some distant grove of gum trees. Thea told me she saw a tortoiseshell in here around Halloween was it the same one? It's got a couple of months to go. Good luck, little butterfly; and to me too. You are my beginning, and I hope to see Nature Nature eBook, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Neues Buch Ebooks.com
Versandkosten:zzgl. Versandkosten
Details...
(*) Derzeit vergriffen bedeutet, dass dieser Titel momentan auf keiner der angeschlossenen Plattform verfügbar ist.
Mariposa Road: The First Butterfly Big Year - Pyle, Robert Michael
Vergriffenes Buch, derzeit bei uns nicht verfügbar.
(*)

Pyle, Robert Michael:

Mariposa Road: The First Butterfly Big Year - gebrauchtes Buch

1982, ISBN: 9780618945399

ID: 2352052

Part road-trip tale, part travelogue of lost and found landscapes, all good-natured natural history, "Mariposa Road" tracks Bob Pyle's journey across the United States as he races against the calendar in his search for as many of the 800 American butterflies as he can find. Like Pyle's classic "Chasing Monarchs, " "Mariposa Road" recounts his adventures, high and low, in tracking down butterflies in his own low-tech, individual way. Accompanied by Marsha, his cottonwood-limb butterfly net; Powdermilk, his 1982 Honda Civic with 345,000 miles on the odometer; and the small Leitz binoculars he has carried for more than thirty years, Bob ventured out in a series of remarkable trips from his Northwest home. From the California coastline in company with overwintering monarchs to the Far Northern tundra in pursuit of mysterious sulphurs and arctics; from the zebras and daggerwings of the Everglades to the leafwings, bluewings, and border rarities of the lower Rio Grande; from Graceland to ranchland and Kauai to Key West, these intimate encounters with the land, its people, and its fading fauna are wholly original. At turns whimsical, witty, informative, and inspirational, "Mariposa Road" is an extraordinary journey of discovery that leads the reader ever farther into butterfly country and deeper into the heart of the naturalist. Mariposa Road: The First Butterfly Big Year Pyle, Robert Michael, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)

gebrauchtes bzw. antiquarisches Buch Betterworldbooks.com
Versandkosten:zzgl. Versandkosten
Details...
(*) Derzeit vergriffen bedeutet, dass dieser Titel momentan auf keiner der angeschlossenen Plattform verfügbar ist.
Mariposa Road: The First Butterfly Big Year - Pyle, Robert Michael
Vergriffenes Buch, derzeit bei uns nicht verfügbar.
(*)
Pyle, Robert Michael:
Mariposa Road: The First Butterfly Big Year - gebrauchtes Buch

ISBN: 9780618945399

ID: 722729181

Houghton Mifflin Co (T) . Used - Like New. Includes everything it's supposed to include. May have minor shelf wear and/or a remainder mark., Houghton Mifflin Co (T)

gebrauchtes bzw. antiquarisches Buch Biblio.com
Magers and Quinn Booksellers
Versandkosten: EUR 12.83
Details...
(*) Derzeit vergriffen bedeutet, dass dieser Titel momentan auf keiner der angeschlossenen Plattform verfügbar ist.
Mariposa Road: The First Butterfly Big Year - Robert Michael Pyle
Vergriffenes Buch, derzeit bei uns nicht verfügbar.
(*)
Robert Michael Pyle:
Mariposa Road: The First Butterfly Big Year - gebunden oder broschiert

2010, ISBN: 0618945393

ID: 8155808772

[EAN: 9780618945399], [PU: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt], EX-LIBRARY copy with usual markings. Dust jacket in protective mylar. Text unmarked, pages clean & bright, binding tight. Good solid copy.*Ships Next Business day*

gebrauchtes bzw. antiquarisches Buch Abebooks.de
Keeps Books, Wilmington, IL, U.S.A. [50797801] [Rating: 4 (von 5)]
Versandkosten: EUR 23.65
Details...
(*) Derzeit vergriffen bedeutet, dass dieser Titel momentan auf keiner der angeschlossenen Plattform verfügbar ist.
Mariposa Road: The First Butterfly Big Year - Pyle, Robert Michael
Vergriffenes Buch, derzeit bei uns nicht verfügbar.
(*)
Pyle, Robert Michael:
Mariposa Road: The First Butterfly Big Year - gebunden oder broschiert

2010, ISBN: 9780618945399

ID: 638986518

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010-09-27. Tenth Edition. Hardcover. New. New book with light shelf wear., Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010-09-27

gebrauchtes bzw. antiquarisches Buch Biblio.com
Helen Ogle
Versandkosten: EUR 14.90
Details...
(*) Derzeit vergriffen bedeutet, dass dieser Titel momentan auf keiner der angeschlossenen Plattform verfügbar ist.

< zum Suchergebnis...
Details zum Buch
Mariposa Road: The First Butterfly Big Year
Autor:

Pyle, Robert Michael

Titel:

Mariposa Road: The First Butterfly Big Year

ISBN-Nummer:

9780618945399

Part road-trip tale, part travelogue of lost and found landscapes, all good-natured natural history, this volume tracks Pyle's journey across the United States as he races against the calendar in his search for as many of the 800 American butterflies as he can find.

Detailangaben zum Buch - Mariposa Road: The First Butterfly Big Year


EAN (ISBN-13): 9780618945399
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0618945393
Gebundene Ausgabe
Erscheinungsjahr: 2010
Herausgeber: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN
558 Seiten
Gewicht: 0,803 kg
Sprache: eng/Englisch

Buch in der Datenbank seit 25.02.2011 19:31:18
Buch zuletzt gefunden am 14.12.2016 14:01:30
ISBN/EAN: 9780618945399

ISBN - alternative Schreibweisen:
0-618-94539-3, 978-0-618-94539-9

< zum Suchergebnis...
< zum Archiv...
Benachbarte Bücher