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Bateman, Robert 1930-

Works: 121 works in 336 publications in 6 languages and 9,573 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  Juvenile works  Biography  Exhibition catalogs  Guidebooks  Interviews  Maps  History 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Contributor, Speaker
Classifications: QL696.G84, 759.11
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The birds of heaven : travels with cranes by Peter Matthiessen( Book )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 1,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cranes are ubiquitous in the earliest legends of the world's peoples, where they often figure as sentinels of heaven and omens of longevity and good fortune. For their great beauty and imposing size - they are the largest of all flying birds on earth - they are held near-sacred in many lands. Their broad wilderness habitat requirements make them "umbrella species": protecting them ensures that other creatures and the earth and water of the ecosystem are also protected. In addition, the enormous spans of cranes' migrations have encouraged international conservation efforts." "In The Birds of Heaven, Peter Matthiessen chronicles his many journeys in search of the world's fifteen species of cranes. From the vast taiga of Siberia's Amur basin and the Mongolian steppe, breeding grounds for the glorious red-crowned and white-naped cranes, his travels take him to India, Bhutan, China, Japan, and Korea, then on to Australia, Africa, and western Europe (where the native crane is being encouraged to return), and finally to Wisconsin, Nebraska, the Gulf Coast, and Florida, where ingenious efforts are under way to establish a nonmigratory population of the rare whooping crane. He is accompanied by erudite and passionate ornithologists and "craniacs," along with many fascinating regional people, from Mongolian nomads to Gujarati nawabs. Through their eyes as well as his own, he portrays the astonishingly tenacious cranes' struggles to survive in a rapidly developing world in which man is leaving less and less place for other creatures. He also captures the deep loss to humankind should these majestic creatures - their majesty illuminated by Robert Bateman's eloquent renderings - be permitted to disappear."--Jacket
Safari by Robert Bateman( Book )

8 editions published between 1009 and 1999 in English and Danish and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paintings and brief text present some of the animals found in Africa, including elephants, giraffes, cheetahs, wildebeests, lions, ostriches, and zebras
Birds by Robert Bateman( Book )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and French and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essential volume for birders at every level, "Sibley's Birding Basics" is illustrated with the author's extraordinary full-color paintings, all of them made specifically for this volume. In this compact guide, Sibley details everything the birder needs to know to identify species using the clues in feathers, habitats, behaviors, and sounds. 120 full-color illustrations
Portraits of nature : paintings by Robert Bateman by Stanwyn G Shetler( Book )

6 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bateman's backyard birds by Robert Bateman( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the characteristics, behavior, habitat, and diet of various birds, including wild turkeys, woodpeckers, robins, and finches. Featuring dramatic, detailed, and scientifically accurate color illustrations by the acclaimed wildlife artist Robert Bateman, this beautiful book is written on a level that can be enjoyed by older children as well as by adults who are newcomers to bird watching. The book opens on an autobiographical note, describing how, at the age of eight, the author stopped to watch a chickadee's gymnastics in a hedge. As an adult, Bateman has sketched and painted birds in every corner of the world, and has developed deep insights into bird habitats, behavior, and survival skills. This book's stunning illustrations, supplemented with descriptive notes, show a variety of familiar birds in their natural settings. Readers who study these vivid illustrations of the black-capped chickadee, the nuthatch, the downy woodpecker, the sparrow, the cardinal, the robin, and other species will come to see these fascinating birds in a new light. The more than 65 color illustrations, supplemented with simple, direct text and interesting sidebars, make this unusual volume the perfect introduction to birding for nature lovers of all ages
Wild hunters : predators in peril by Monte Hummel( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world of Robert Bateman by Robert Bateman( Book )

9 editions published between 1985 and 1994 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Birds of prey : an introduction by Robert Bateman( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the physical characteristics, behaviour, and habitats of birds of prey
Backyard birds : an introduction by Robert Bateman( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and French and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to birds for young readers and beginners at bird watching, featuring the paintings of wildlife artist Robert Bateman. Includes brief facts including calls and habitats, as well as Bateman's tips on identifying, feeding and finding birds
The wild world of Robert Bateman : Robert Bateman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This episode of The Green Interview features Robert Bateman, one of the world's leading painters of wildlife and of nature generally. Bateman is also a globally respected spokesman for ecological and environmental causes, and has contributed artworks that have raised millions of dollars for these causes. Bateman traces his profound connection to the natural world back to his childhood and his encounters in the ravines of his native Toronto. He believes passionately in the importance of connecting children to nature at an early age. (74 minutes)
Thinking like a mountain by Robert Bateman( Book )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of Robert Bateman by Robert Bateman( Book )

18 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and German and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quatre-vingt-deux planches en couleurs ainsi que diverses esquisses en noir et blanc et quelques photos de l'artiste au travail illustrent ce séduisant album consacré au peintre canadien Robert Bateman réputé internationalement pour son immense talent d'illustrateur de la nature et de la faune. Dans les commentaires qui accompagnent les planches en couleurs, l'artiste apporte lui-même des précisions sur ses objectifs, sa technique, etc. Ramsay Derry esquisse un tableau de l'artiste, de sa carrière et de son oeuvre
Robert Bateman : an artist in nature by Robert Bateman( Book )

10 editions published in 1990 in English and French and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ce troisième livre consacré à l'oeuvre de cet artiste traite surtout de Bateman en tant que peintre et naturaliste. Sa préoccupation environnementale se reflète dans 120 nouveaux tableaux reproduits en couleurs
Tree : a life story by David T Suzuki( Book )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Only God can make a tree," wrote Joyce Kilmer in one of the most celebrated of poems. In Tree: A Life Story, authors David Suzuki and Wayne Grady extend that celebration in a "biography" of this extraordinary -- and extraordinarily important -- organism. A story that spans a millennium and includes a cast of millions but focuses on a single tree, a Douglas fir, Tree describes in poetic detail the organism's modest origins that begin with a dramatic burst of millions of microscopic grains of pollen. The authors recount the amazing characteristics of the species, how they reproduce and how they r
Save the birds by A. W Diamond( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portraits of nature : paintings by Robert Bateman by Stanwyn G Shelter( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canadian Geographic atlas of Canada : the story of a country through maps, photographs, history and culture( )

26 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An authoritative and prestigious new atlas that records Canada today, looks back into its history and takes a glimpse toward tomorrow. In this atlas, you will find outstanding reference maps of Canada, detailed pages on many aspects of the country from its geology to its industry, award-winning photography, historical maps, satellite images and extended descriptions of all the provinces and territories. It has been produced by the Royal Canadian Geographical Society in conjunction with the creators of internationally renowned The Times Comprehensive Atlas of the World."--Back cover
Les oiseaux de proie by Robert Bateman( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in French and English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustré de superbes croquis et peintures réalistes du peintre animalier et naturaliste de renom, l'ouvrage présente à chaque double page, dans un langage clair et accessible, deux espèces de rapaces de différentes régions du monde: leurs moeurs et caractéristiques, ainsi qu'une fiche d'identification. On trouve aussi quelques pages d'explications sur l'anatomie, le comportement à l'égard des petits et les aptitudes de vol des rapaces. [SDM]
Keeping the earth alive by Stella Mary Body( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Bateman : natural worlds by Robert Bateman( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remarkably gifted as a painter and naturalist, Robert Bateman is undoubtedly the most celebrated wildlife artist working today. With quiet beauty and startling drama, this volume presents the painter at the peak of his career. Featuring more than 130 dazzling new works of art, Natural Worlds shows us how Bateman's evocative depictions of birds and animals within finely observed landscapes have redefined wildlife painting and won him the acclaim of art lovers, critics
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The birds of heaven : travels with cranes
Alternative Names
Bateman, Robert

Bateman, Robert Mclellan

Bateman, Robert McLellan 1930-

Bejtman, Robert 1930-

Robert Bateman Canadian artist

Robert Mclellan Bateman

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English (217)

French (14)

German (2)

Chinese (1)

Danish (1)

Russian (1)

SafariBirdsBateman's backyard birdsWild hunters : predators in perilBirds of prey : an introductionBackyard birds : an introductionThinking like a mountainThe art of Robert Bateman