WorldCat Identities

Hosking, David (Wildlife photographer)

Overview
Works: 54 works in 143 publications in 2 languages and 3,625 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Field guides  Literature  Pictorial works  Guidebooks  Dictionaries 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Photographer
Classifications: BS663, 591.5
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Hosking
Poles apart : the natural worlds of the Arctic and Antarctic by Jim Flegg( Book )

5 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This account of the origins, exploration, wildlife, plant life, scenery and ecology of the North and South Poles includes detailed descriptions of plants, insects, mammals and birds, as well as a history of exploration and of native peoples, and an examination of current threats to the environment
Eric Hosking's birds of prey of the world by Eric John Hosking( Book )

12 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An encyclopedia of bible animals by Peter France( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wildlife of the Galapagos by Julian Fitter( Book )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Since its first publication more than a decade ago, Wildlife of the Galápagos has become the definitive, classic field guide to the natural splendors of this amazing part of the world. Now fully updated, this essential and comprehensive guide has been expanded to include the more than 400 commonly seen birds, mammals, reptiles, invertebrates, and plants, and other coastal and marine life of this wondrous archipelago. Over 650 stunning color photographs, maps, and drawings are accompanied by accessible, descriptive text. This new edition includes information about all the common fish of the region, and Spanish names are featured for the first time. There is also a revised section that discusses the islands' history, climate, geology, and conservation, with the most current details on visitor sites." --
Animal helpers by Jim Flegg( Book )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and French and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how animals team up and help one another with obtaining food and protecting their territories and their young from enemies, and how man and other creatures get help, direct or indirect, from creatures such as the beetle, bumblebee, earthworm, ant, gull, and caterpillar
Wildlife of East Africa by Martin B Withers( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Wildlife of East Africa covers the main parks and reserves of Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda, plus surrounding countries; 475 common species of bird, mammal, snake, lizard, insect, tree, and flower - from ostriches to elephants, leopards to lions, baboons to gorillas, chameleons to crocodiles, acacias to aloes; full color photographs and detailed entries describing each species; written and illustrated by wildlife experts who have been leading safaris in East Africa for more than 20 years; tips on wildlife photography, techniques, and codes of conduct; and a map showing the region's major national parks."--BOOK JACKET
Animal builders by Jim Flegg( Book )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How animals, fish, and insects build their homes and keep them safe from predators and the forces of nature
Animal hunters by Jim Flegg( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in French and English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the hunting skills of such land and sea animnals as monkfish, dragonflies, herons, wood wasps, killer whalles, and tigers
Animal movement by Jim Flegg( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the different and sometimes unique ways in which various animals move
Animal communication by Jim Flegg( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the various ways animals, fish, and insects communicate with one another
Animal senses by Jim Flegg( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the differences in animal sense in various animals
Animal travelers by Jim Flegg( Book )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in French and English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the migratory instincts of animals, fish, and insects in regard to where and when they migrate, as well as their natural ability to navigate
Animal families by Jim Flegg( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and French and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes different kinds of parental behavior among a variety of animals
Trees of Britain and Europe by J. R Press( Book )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wildlife of Southern Africa by Martin B Withers( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Highly portable, concise, and informative, this is the essential guide for identifying Southern Africa's most visible wildlife. Featuring full-color photos of more than 400 species of birds, mammals, snakes, lizards, and insects, Wildlife of Southern Africa provides a spectacular sense of what travelers can see in the major game reserves and national parks of South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, and southern Mozambique. Each species in this guide is accompanied by at least one full-color photograph plus a full textual description. Tips on wildlife photography as well as information on how to make the most of a safari are also included. This is a must-have guide for anyone planning or dreaming about a visit to this fascinating part of the world"--Provided by publisher
Wildlife of Galápagos by Julian Fitter( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Since its first publication more than a decade ago, Wildlife of the Galápagos has become the definitive, classic field guide to the natural splendors of this amazing part of the world. Now fully updated, this essential and comprehensive guide has been expanded to include the more than 400 commonly seen birds, mammals, reptiles, invertebrates, and plants, and other coastal and marine life of this wondrous archipelago. Over 650 stunning color photographs, maps, and drawings are accompanied by accessible, descriptive text. This new edition includes information about all the common fish of the region, and Spanish names are featured for the first time. There is also a revised section that discusses the islands' history, climate, geology, and conservation, with the most current details on visitor sites." --
Eric Hosking's classic birds : 60 years of bird photography by Eric John Hosking( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Birds of Britain and Europe by Jim Flegg( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Larger animals of East Africa by David Hosking( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guide over 76 arter af almindeligt forekommende større pattedyr i Østafrikas (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda) nationalparker
Owls : a guide for ornithologists by Ron Freethy( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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English (81)

French (5)