As new hardcover with mylar protected dust jacket. Nesting Birds of the Coastal Islands : A Naturalist's Year on Galveston Bay (Corrie Herring Hooks Ser., No. 22). In a month-by-month account, he follows the annual rituals and daily dramas of courtship, mating, and chick rearing among herons, egrets, spoonbills, cormorants, ibises, and other birds that migrate and gather on these gulf coast rookery islands in colonies ranging from half a dozen birds to tens of thousands. Color and b&w photographs. 137 pp.