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The Call Of The Osprey

Author : Dorothy Hinshaw Patent
language : en
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release Date : 2015-06-02

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This meticulously researched and photographed account follows three University of Montana scientists and their interdisciplinary work with osprey: fish-catching birds with gigantic nests and a family that functions with teamwork and cooperation. Today the osprey is studied to monitor the effects of mercury on living things. The osprey hunts in a very small area around its large nest and so scientists can pinpoint where mercury is coming from. In Missoula, Montana, the scientists have been following ospreys for six years, collecting data on the amount of contaminants found on their feathers and in their blood. The rivers and streams in Western Montana are still suffering effects from inappropriate mining activities performed more than a hundred years ago. This man-made pollution is still dangerous to people and to wildlife.

The Call Of The Osprey

Author : Norman Jorgensen
language : en
Publisher: Fremantle Arts Center Press
Release Date : 2004

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The Call of the Osprey is a new book by the Childrens Book Council prize-winning duo, Norman Jorgensen and Brian Harrison-Lever. This time they have used their considerable talents to tell the story of an old retired sea captain who rescues an abandoned paddle steamer and rebuilds it with the help of a young boy, Tom. Over several years the Captain and Tom work together to restore the boat to its former glory, and as the boat is gradually rebuilt, so their relationship deepens. Finally, when the boat is ready to be re-launched, the Captain, realizing his life is coming to an end, hands over the reins to Tom who, now a young man, is ready to accept the responsibility of captain. Beautifully illustrated with the exquisite watercolor paintings of Brian Harrison-Lever, this book is a timeless story of love and friendship that will be passed down from generation to generation. Shortlisted for the 2004 Western Australia Premiers Books Awards


Author : William V. Healey M.D.
language : en
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Release Date : 2012-10-05

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OSPREY William V. Healey M.D.

The Cthulhu Wars

Author : Kenneth Hite
language : en
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Release Date : 2016-05-19

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From the Patriots' raid on the necromancer Joseph Curwen to the Special Forces' assault on Leng in 2007, this unique document reveals the secret and terrible struggle between the United States and the supernatural forces of Cthulhu. In this war, immortal cultists worship other-dimensional entities and plot to raise an army of the dead. Incomprehensible undersea intelligences infiltrate and colonize American seaports, and alien races lurk beneath the ice of Antarctica and high in the mountains of Afghanistan. It is only through constant vigilance and violence that the earth has surived. Also included are threat reports describing the indescribable ? humanity's deadliest foes serving Cthulhu and the other Great Old Ones. Strange times are upon us, the world is changing, and even death may die ? but, until then, the war continues. This product is not associated with the Cthulhu Wars tabletop game by Petersen Games, LLC;

Osprey Point

Author : David Reinhart
language : en
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
Release Date : 2014-07-02

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A supervisor at a nuclear power plant is found dead in his office. Is it suicide, an accident—or murder? And if it’s murder, how did the killer avoid the plant’s security system? Follow the action as one man refuses to accept the attempt to whitewash the whole investigation. Alex Strong, with the help of his brilliant and beautiful girlfriend and his oldest buddy, will solve the mystery ... or die trying! Visit author David Reinhart’s Facebook page or follow the story on Twitter at @A_Strong_Osprey.

The Osprey Vendetta

Author : Trapper Pettit
language : en
Publisher: iUniverse
Release Date : 2012-07-17

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Thomas Thorn is a rough-guy CIA agent who’s been on surveillance detail in Chicago for the past forty-eight hours. He and his genius partner Irish have the ‘eyes and ears’ on a power hungry wannabe and his twenty-something mistress, when a call is intercepted. The voice on the intercept is someone codenamed the “Manipulator” who says the local senator “will be” the next resident of the White House. Thorn understands fully that he has just heard the conversation that if left unfettered will change the world. He surmises quickly that the Manipulator and his European cronies are out for world domination. They seek a new world order in which they hold all the power, but first, they need their puppet senator elected president of the United States. Unbeknownst to Thorn his talents are about to be incorporated into use by a very powerful secret organization known as The Keepers—a powerful counterforce dedicated to the dreams of America’s forefathers. A rocket ride of twists and bullets ensues as Thorn and team embark on their quest to stop the Manipulator’s duly dispatched vile agent of death—a man simply called Lyons, who has been charged with the plans to vault the puppet senator into the most powerful position in the world. Shortly after, Thorn is then called to a meeting in a small town in North Carolina where he learns of many other elements that are endangering all that America stands for. It is also at this gathering where he meets the temptress agent Vikki Gold. Three days later, after a whirlwind romance with the world-class beauty, his life is turned upside down aboard a yacht moored off of the shores of Key West. It is on board that he learns the truth about his past, the shadow life of his mom and the death of his father at the hands of Lyons. With likeness of mind, vengeance of heart, he and Vikki Gold are vaulted into action along the shores of the East Coast where every stop is a near death experience, but the steadfast goal remains the same. To stop Lyons and to save the United States—by any means necessary.

A Life Of Ospreys

Author : Roy Dennis
language : en
Publisher: Whittles Pub
Release Date : 2008

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A Life of Ospreys tells the story not only of the osprey, but of the osprey watcher, following the bird's fortunes in Scotland, seeing its numbers rise from that single pair in the 1950s to close to 200 pairs today. It traces the osprey's history in Scotland and the rest of the UK - including the bad old days of egg thieves and the shooting of birds as specimens - to the present day, with satellite radios allowing us to follow and map the every move of the osprey on its migration to Africa and back. With many personal anecdotes and insights, the book covers the ecology and conservation of the osprey from Roy pioneering the building of artificial nests - instrumental in increasing their numbers and range - to starting the first European translocation of chicks from their nests in the Highlands and releasing them at Rutland Water Nature Reserve in the Midlands.