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Fisk Peacocks of Baboquivari

EJ FISK

Fisk Peacocks of Baboquivari

by EJ FISK

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Published by W W Norton & Co Ltd .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Cloth

The Physical Object
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7451025M
ISBN 100393017583
ISBN 109780393017588
OCLC/WorldCa9219139

  But starting at she began turning out books: "The Peacocks of Baboquivari" (), "Parrots' Wood" () and even an anecdote-filled . Peacocks are ground-feeders that eat insects, plants, and small creatures. There are two familiar peacock species. The blue peacock lives in India and Sri Lanka, while the green peacock is found.

  Peacock, any of three species of resplendent birds of the pheasant family. The group is made up of the blue, or Indian, peacock (Pavo cristatus) of India and Sri Lanka; the green, or Javanese, peacock (P. muticus) of Southeast Asia; and the Congo peacock (Afropavo congensis) of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Dr. Cytowic derived the idea of “moments of change” in the book, “The Peacocks of Baboquivari,” which was written by year old, Erma J. Fisk. A widow that volunteered to spend a winter season all alone on a remote mountaintop in Arizona, counting migratory birds. And this was her “moment of change”.

  So was “A Guide to Shrubs for Coastal California,” by Harry Morton Butterfield, published in , and the memoir “The Peacocks of Baboquivari,” by Erma J. Fisk, which came out in Fisk, Erma J. The peacocks of Baboquivari. Illustrations by Louise Russell. New York and London, W.W. Norton and Company. Map, illus. pp. [This is the author's journal and correspondence relating to her five months' stay in at the Riggs Ranch on the east side of the Baboquivari Mountains.


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