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Chimney Rock Selected Publications
of Paul A. Johnsgard


Arena Birds, Smithsonian Institution Press, 1994.

Bustards, Hemipodes and Sandgrouse of the World, Oxford University Press, 1991

Cormorants, Daxters, and Pelicans of the World, Smithsonian Institution Press, 1993

Crane Music: A Natural History of American Cranes, Smithsonian Institute P, 1991

Dragons and Unicorns: A Natural History, with Karin Johnsgard, St Martin's P, 1992

Earth, Water and Sky: A Naturalist's Stories and Sketches, U of Texas P, 1999

Hawks, Eagles and Falcons of North America, Smithsonian Institution Press, 1990

The Nature of Nebraska: Ecology and Biodiversity, U of Nebraska P, 2005.

The Niobrara: A River Running Through TimeM, U of Nebraska P, 2006.

Prairie Children: Mountain Dreams, 1985

The Platte: Channels in Time, U of Nebraska P, 1984

Prairie Birds: Fragile Splendor in the Great Plains. UP of Kansas, 2001.

Prairie Dog Empire: A Saga of the Shortgrass Prairie, U of Nebraska P, 2005.

Song of the North Wind: A Story of the Snow Goose, U of Nebraska P, 1974

Teton Wildlife: Observations by a Naturalist, U P of Colorado, 1982

This Fragile Land: A Natural History of the Nebraska Sandhills, U of Nebraska P, 1995

Those of the Gray Wind: The Sandhill Cranes, U of Nebraska P, 1986 (1981)

Waterfowls: Their Biology and Natural History, 1991


National Science Foundation Fellow, University of Bristol, 1959-60

US Public Health Service fellow, 1960-61

National Science Foundation research grant, 1963-66

Top Honor Book Award, Chicago Book Clinic, 1969, for Waterfowl: Their Biology and Natural History Outstanding Book of the Year in Science and Technology for Waterfowl: Their Biology and Natural History by Library Journal, 1969

Guggenheim fellowship, 1971

Outstanding Book Publication Award, Wildlife Society, 1974, for Grouse and Quails of North America

Mari Sandoz Award, Nebraska Library Association, 1984

University of Nebraska Outstanding Research and Creative Activity Award, 1984.

Listed in American Men & Women of Science, Who's Who in the Midwest, Contemporary Authors, The Writer's Directory, Who's Who in Frontier Science and Technology

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