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Bateman, Robert 1930-

Overview
Works: 123 works in 306 publications in 6 languages and 9,927 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  Juvenile works  Biography  Exhibition catalogs  Guidebooks  Filmed interviews  Interviews  Internet videos  Maps  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Contributor, Speaker
Classifications: QL696.G84, 759.11
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Most widely held works about Robert Bateman
 
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The birds of heaven : travels with cranes by Peter Matthiessen( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 1,458 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 1,180 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 )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and French and held by 674 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
Bateman's backyard birds by Robert Bateman( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and French and held by 451 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
Portraits of nature : paintings by Robert Bateman by Stanwyn G Shetler( Book )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wild hunters : predators in peril by Monte Hummel( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world of Robert Bateman by Robert Bateman( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1994 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the physical characteristics, behaviour, and habitats of birds of prey
Return of the peregrine : a North American saga of tenacity and teamwork( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although the focus is in North America, including Greenland, the story extends to Europe with two renowned British scientists contributing chapters. Derek Ratcliffe tells his story of discovering DDT as the cause for Peregrine Falcon decline, followed later in the book by Ian Newton documenting the contribution of the restoration program to the understanding of the Peregrine and summarizing what is known about the species
The art of Robert Bateman by Robert Bateman( Book )

20 editions published between 1981 and 1993 in English and German and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on Bateman the painter and the conservationist
The wild world of Robert Bateman : Robert Bateman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 107 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 )

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

Save the birds by A. W Diamond( Book )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the major natural environments of the earth from the tropics to the polar regions, the roles played in those ecosystems by birds, and the effects that humans have on them
Canadian Geographic atlas of Canada : the story of a country through maps, photographs, history and culture( )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 51 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
Tree : a life story by David T Suzuki( Book )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book tells the story of a single tree, from the moment the seed is released from a cone until, more than five hundred years later, the tree lies on the forest floor as a nurse log, giving life to ferns, mosses, and hemlocks, even as its own life is ending." "The book also looks at the tree's rich and complex relationships with other organisms in its community, from fungi and lichen to other trees to pileated woodpeckers, spotted owls, cougars, grizzly bears, and salmon, among many others. In addition, the book shows how a humble tree connects us to the atmosphere, the underworld of soil, and the world's oceans, as well as linking us all the way back to the origins of the universe and life and far into the future. Finally, the authors place their tree within the context of the growth of botany and events going on in the larger world during one tree's lifetime."--Jacket
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

Under your nose : a book about nature's gifts by Judith McMurray( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chloe and Zachary must do without their personal electronics while they stay at the family cottage. With nature's playground at their feet, they discover that the great outdoors is much more fun than anything their tablets have to offer
Les oiseaux de proie by Robert Bateman( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in French and English and held by 27 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 )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

And fellow artists alike. Complementing these marvelous new paintings are handsome lithographs, many reproduced here for the first time, as well as evocative color sketches created specially for this book. In the fascinating text that accompanies the art, Bateman also offers reflections on his work and eloquently expresses his concern for the world's threatened ecosystems. If we intend to pass this planet on to our grandchildren, he argues, it is essential to find a
 
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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 Canadees kunstschilder

Robert Bateman Canadian artist

Robert Mclellan Bateman

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Languages
English (188)

French (11)

Japanese (3)

German (1)

Danish (1)

Russian (1)

Covers
SafariBirdsBateman's backyard birdsWild hunters : predators in perilBirds of prey : an introductionThe art of Robert BatemanThinking like a mountainTree : a life storyLes oiseaux de proie