WorldCat Identities

Kaufman, Kenn

Overview
Works: 47 works in 117 publications in 3 languages and 9,763 library holdings
Genres: Field guides  Pictorial works  Guidebooks  Anecdotes  Documentary films  Biography  Nature films  Wildlife films 
Roles: Author, Narrator
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kenn Kaufman
Birds of North America by Kenn Kaufman( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 1,504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects photographs, range maps, and descriptive entries identifying the markings, habits, habitat, and voice of each species
Butterflies of North America by James P Brock( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Millions of birdwatchers, gardeners, and hikers are discovering the pleasures of identifying butterflies. The ideal guide for nature lovers everywhere is this exciting addition to the Kaufman Focus Guide family, the only single-volume pocket guide that offers a complete and accurate reference to North American butterflies. Modeled on the best-selling Birds of North America, the first Kaufman Focus Guide, Butterflies of North America follows the groundbreaking method of field guide illustration pioneered by Kenn Kaufman, using digital images based on photographs for the ultimate in accurate, lifelike illustrations. The photographs, taken by Rick and Nora Bowers and more than sixty other top nature photographers, are digitally edited to clearly show the field marks necessary for quick and easy identification in the field. This innovative field guide is detailed enough to be valuable for experts, while the layout is designed for ease of use even by beginners. The pictorial table of contents and quick one-page index lead the user rapidly to the correct section of the book. The text is clear and informative, and the illustrations are the most comprehensive of those in any such guide, with more than 2,300 butterflies in natural postures
Kaufman field guide to insects of North America by Eric R Eaton( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive guide to the insects of North America contains information--including life histories, behaviors, and habitats--on every major group of insects found north of Mexico
Field notes on science & nature by Michael R Canfield( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pioneering a new niche in the study of plants and animals in their natural habitat, this book allows readers to peer over the shoulders and into the notebooks of a dozen eminent field workers, to study firsthand their observational methods, materials, and fleeting impressions
Lives of North American birds by Kenn Kaufman( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information on more than 900 birds, including what they eat, where they build their nests, how many eggs they lay, what habitat they choose, when they migrate, and their current conservation status
A field guide to advanced birding : birding challenges and how to approach them by Kenn Kaufman( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how to identify the most difficult species of birds
National Audubon Society videoguide to the birds of North America( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two DVDs describe each of 505 species that reliably breed in North American north of Mexico. The VideoGuide provides a voice or other sound from the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology for each species that makes a sound of any consequence. The bird calls are combined with striking, close-up moving footage and informative still photographs showing the birds in their natural habitats. A narrated description provides detailed identification information and computer-drawn maps clearly communicate breeding and wintering ranges. Naturalist Michael Godfrey filmed, directed and narrated the VideoGuide, which he wrote with renowned nature writer Kenn Kaufamn, who also created the range maps
Kaufman field guide to advanced birding : understanding what you see and hear by Kenn Kaufman( Book )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a resource that examines the basics of each major bird group and the variations of identification, covering such topics as plumage, body shape, songs, bill size, wing structure, and the behavior of each species
Kaufman field guide to butterflies of North America by James P Brock( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Millions of birdwatchers, gardeners, and hikers are discovering the pleasures of identifying butterflies. The ideal guide for nature lovers everywhere is this exciting addition to the Kaufman Focus Guide family, the only single-volume pocket guide that offers a complete and accurate reference to North American butterflies. Modeled on the best-selling Birds of North America, the first Kaufman Focus Guide, Butterflies of North America follows the groundbreaking method of field guide illustration pioneered by Kenn Kaufman, using digital images based on photographs for the ultimate in accurate, lifelike illustrations. The photographs, taken by Rick and Nora Bowers and more than sixty other top nature photographers, are digitally edited to clearly show the field marks necessary for quick and easy identification in the field. This innovative field guide is detailed enough to be valuable for experts, while the layout is designed for ease of use even by beginners. The pictorial table of contents and quick one-page index lead the user rapidly to the correct section of the book. The text is clear and informative, and the illustrations are the most comprehensive of those in any such guide, with more than 2,300 butterflies in natural postures
The Audubon Society book of water birds by Les Line( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Chanticleer Press edition." Includes index. 211 color photorgraphs and text explore the lifestyles and habitats of water birds all over the world
Kaufman field guide to birds of North America by Kenn Kaufman( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects photographs, range maps, and descriptive entries identifying the markings, habits, habitat, and voice of each species
Vanishing songbirds : the sixth order : wood warblers and other passerine birds by Eliot Porter( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and Italian and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book opens with a preface by Porter in which he describes the pioneering techniques he used to take these splendid photographs. With an introduction by noted bird expert Kenn Kaufman and detailed ornithological notes on each species pictured, including identifying field marks, habitats, songs, nesting characteristics, and range, Vanishing Songbirds is a treasure for nature lovers and dedicated birders - and an utterly persuasive argument against the continuing destruction of the local habitats of the songbird
City birding : true tales of birds and birdwatching in unexpected places( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides stories of bird watching in many unexpected places, including city parks, marinas, cemeteries, parking lots, and sewage ponds
Kaufman field guide to nature of the midwest by Kenn Kaufman( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whether you're walking in the woods, camping, hiking, canoing, or just enjoying your own backyard, this book will help identify all your nature discoveries, including birds, mammals, tress, wildflowers, insects, reptiles, amphibians, fish, spiders, mushrooms, ferns, grasses, even constellations overhead and rocks underfoot it's all here. With authoritative and broad coverage, using nontechnical and lively language and containing more than 2,000 color photographs, this guide is an essential reference for nature lovers living in or visiting the midwest
Owls up close( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

18 species of wide-ranging North American owls are presented
Flights against the sunset : stories that reunited a mother and son by Kenn Kaufman( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of interconnecting essays from the world of birding, ranging from Alaska to Africa and from vast wilderness areas to suburban parking lots, documents one man's fascination with birds and a son's relationship with his mother
Kaufman field guide to nature of New England by Kenn Kaufman( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to western bird feeding by John V Dennis( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Advanced birding : birding challenges and how to approach them by Kenn Kaufman( Book )

4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The little big book of birds( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Butterflies of North AmericaKaufman field guide to insects of North AmericaField notes on science & natureLives of North American birdsA field guide to advanced birding : birding challenges and how to approach themKaufman field guide to advanced birding : understanding what you see and hearKaufman field guide to butterflies of North AmericaKaufman field guide to birds of North America
Alternative Names
Kenn Kaufman Amerikaans zoöloog

肯恩·考夫曼

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