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Author Macnamara, Peggy.

Title Architecture by birds and insects : a natural art / written and iIllustrated by Peggy Macnamara ; contributors, John M. Bates and James H. Boone ; with a foreword by David Quammen.

Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press : In association with the Field Museum, 2008.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed  598.1564 MACN    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxi, 141 p. : col. ill. ; 16 x 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 140-141).
Contents Foreword / David Quammen -- Nests / Robert Cording -- Introduction / Peggy Macnamara -- Cover Plate: Montezuma Oropendola -- Plate I. Variety of Bird Nests -- Pt. 1. Nests Made by Sewing, Weaving, and Binding -- Plate II. Sewing and Weaving -- Plate III. Caddisfly Larvae -- Plate IV. Bagworm Larvae -- Plate V. Ant Garden -- Plate VI. Black and Yellow Argiope -- Plate VII. Village Weaver -- Plate VIII. Swifts -- Plate IX. Wrens -- Plate X. Osprey -- Plate XI. Pie-billed Grebe -- Plate XII. Bald Eagle -- Plate XIII. European White Stork -- Pt. 2. Nests Made of Paper -- Plate XIV. Paper Wasps -- Plate XV. Polybia Wasp -- Plate XV. Pasteboard Wasp -- Plate XVII. Wasp Nest in Palm -- Plate XVIII. Ant Nests -- Pt. 3. Nests Made of Mud -- Plate XIX. Mud Nests -- Plate XX. Ovenbird -- Plate XXI. Potter Wasps -- Plate XXII. Mud Daubers -- Plate XXIII. Polybia Wasp -- Pt. 4. Nests Made by Depressions and Mounds -- Plate XXIV. Mound Builders -- Plate XXV. Fawn-breasted Bowerbird -- Plate XXVI. Sandhill Crane -- Plate XXVII. Game Birds -- Plate XXVIII. Emu, Tinamou, and Kiwi -- Plate XXIX. Termite Mound -- Plate XXX. Termites -- Plate XXXI. Fungus Garden -- Pt. 5. Nests Made by Carving Wood -- Plate XXXII. Wood Carvers -- Plate XXXIII. Woodpeckers -- Plate XXXIV. Carpenter Ants in Aspen Stump -- Pt. 6. Nests Found Close to Home -- Plate XXXV. Cardinal, Red-winged Blackbird, Brown-headed Cowbird, and Meadowlark -- Plate XXXVI. Red-eyed Vireo, Northern Oriole, Yellow Warbler, Brown-headed Cowbird, and Scarlet Tanager -- Plate XXXVII. Robin, Vireos, Thrush, and Redstart -- Plate XXXVIII. Herons -- Plate XXXIX. Tent Caterpillars -- Plate XL. Bald-faced Hornets -- Plate XLI. Backyard Bees and Wasps -- Plate XLII. High-rise Spider.
Other author Bates, John, 1951-
Boone, James H.
Subject Birds -- Nests.
Birds -- Nests -- Pictorial works.
Insects -- Habitations.
Insects -- Habitations -- Pictorial works.
ISBN 9780226500973 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226500977 (cloth : alk. paper)