WorldCat Identities

Burton, Robert 1941-

Overview
Works: 296 works in 812 publications in 7 languages and 29,462 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Identification guides  Juvenile works  Reference works  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Publishing director, Creator, Editor
Classifications: QL676.5, 598.0723473
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert Burton
The National Audubon Society North American birdfeeder handbook by Robert Burton( Book )

17 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and French and held by 1,564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A complete guide to feeding and observing birds
Egg by Jane Burton( Book )

30 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in 6 languages and held by 1,358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This photographic study captures the very moment of hatching in close-up photographs, from the first tiny crack in the eggshell to the newborn bursting free
Bird behavior by Robert Burton( Book )

6 editions published in 1985 in English and Japanese and held by 1,320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the interplay of instinct, intelligence and learning that governs the lives and habits of feathered species
The life and death of whales by Robert Burton( Book )

18 editions published between 1973 and 1983 in English and held by 1,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Audubon North American birdfeeder guide by Robert Burton( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated handbook of bird identification provides tips on the art of birdwatching, closeup illustrations, locater maps, birding etiquette, essential equipment, and tips on the best ways to attract, feed, and observe various bird species in one's own backyard
Nature's last strongholds by Robert Burton( Book )

8 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reviews the location of the last natural refuges around the world and evaluates the steps that are being taken to conserve the world's ecosystem
Eggs : nature's perfect package by Robert Burton( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores and explains the variety of strategies used by animals in producing, fertilizing, laying, and caring for their eggs
The Marshall Cavendish international wildlife encyclopedia( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in English and held by 933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a description of the animal or group with details of the biology, feeding, life history, reproduction, relationships, appearance, and special features of the subject
Animal life( Book )

5 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the diversity of animal life inhabiting the earth and their shared partnership with humans as custodians of the Earth
The international wildlife encyclopedia by Maurice Burton( Book )

9 editions published between 1969 and 2002 in English and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated library of all the animals, birds, fish, insects, and reptiles of the world. Vol 1: Aardvark to Barber Fishes. Vol 2: Barbet to Bream. Vol 3: Brine Shrimp to Chevrotain. Vol 4: Chickaree to Crake. Vol 5: Crane to Eider. Vol 6: Eland to Gallinule. Vol 7: Gall Wasp to Guillemot. Vol 8: Guinea Fowl to Horsefly. Vol 9: Horsehair Worm to Kookaburra. Vol 10: Krill to Mangabey. Vol 11: Mannikin to Muscovy Duck. Vol 12: Musk-Dee to Palm Dove. Vol 13: Palm Squirrel to Pond Snail. Vol 14: Poor-Will to River Dolphin. Vol 15: Roach to Serow. Vol 16: Serval to Spoonbill. Vol 17: Springbok to Teal. Vol 18: Teiid Lizard to Vanga. Vol 19: Vapourer Moth to Wren. Vol 20: Wryneck to Zorro, Special Contents, Index
The world of the hummingbird by Robert Burton( Book )

6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses hummingbirds and their unique flying ability, association with flowers, social and nesting behavior, and place in art, fashion, and conservation efforts
Birdflight : an illustrated study of birds' aerial mastery by Robert Burton( Book )

10 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and German and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

International wildlife encyclopedia by Maurice Burton( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This twenty-two volume set presents the appearance and behavior of thousands of species of animals along with species population and prospects for survival in a arranged alphabetically and easy-to-read format
Encyclopedia of insects & arachnids by Maurice Burton( Book )

7 editions published between 1970 and 1985 in English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes and illustrates the living conditions of insects, and arachnids, giving details of their life history, feeding habits and how they are equipped to protect themselves in the habitats
Audubon backyard birdwatcher : birdfeeders & bird gardens by Robert Burton( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs and text help identify different kinds of birds and explain how to attract and feed them using birdfeeders, birdbaths, and bird gardens
Nature's night life by Robert Burton( Book )

4 editions published between 1982 and 1989 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts how animals have adapted to the dark and discusses the habits and behavior of nocturnal birds, bats, insects, and other animals from around the world
Bird migration : an illustrated account by Robert Burton( Book )

9 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated book to explain why and how birds migrate, and how they manage to survive such journeys
The language of smell by Robert Burton( Book )

9 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and Japanese and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animal senses by Robert Burton( Book )

12 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inside the animal world : an encyclopedia of animal behavior by Maurice Burton( Book )

7 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An encyclopedia of animal behavior
 
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Alternative Names
Berton, R.

Bērtons, Roberts 1941-

Burton, R.

Burton, Robert 1941-

Burton, Robert Wellesley 1941-

Parṭṭan̲, Rāparṭ 1941-

Wellesley Burton, Robert 1941-

버튼, 로버트 1941-

버튼, 로버트 알란 1941-

バートン, R.

バートン, ロバート

Languages
English (145)

German (10)

French (8)

Japanese (5)

Chinese (3)

Dutch (2)

Czech (1)

Covers
EggAudubon North American birdfeeder guideNature's last strongholdsAnimal lifeThe international wildlife encyclopediaThe world of the hummingbirdInternational wildlife encyclopediaAudubon backyard birdwatcher : birdfeeders & bird gardens