Extra Extraordinary Chickens

Capturing with his camera chickens of all sizes, elegant crests, as well as elaborate wattles, he illuminates gorgeous feather patterns worthy of French fabric designers, and colors, shapes, and many other details. For breeders and enthusiasts, this volume will be a treasure they must own; for others it will be a revelation, worth having for the sheer enjoyment of the beautiful photographs and the wonderful birds they portray.

Now, the photographer presents 61 breeds and 5 species, a new series of chicken couples, including 14 breeds not previously included in the first book, in a follow-up to the extraordinarily successful first book from Stephen Green-Armytage, and virtually all new images. Included are breeds developed in japan, britain, belgium, Poland, Malaysia, Canada, Germany, France, Italy, Holland, the United States, Australia, South America, and elsewhere.

Abrams. The striking images in extraordinary Chickens showed that "the world of chickens is a world of wonders" New York Times Book Review. Through his exquisite photographs, he captures the surprising and expressive personality of these amazing creatures.

Extraordinary Chickens

More than 160 photographs, accompanied by detailed commentary, most in full-color, capture the unusual world of exotic ornamental chickens, and colors that range from the Bearded Silkie and crested Polish to the Phoenix, shapes, documenting breeds of all sizes, whose tail feathers can exceed ten feet in length.


The Magnificent Chicken: Portraits of the Fairest Fowl

Updated in hardcover with even more chickens and an enlarged resource section, this celebration of the wonder, and magnificence of championship chickens showcases more than 40 astonishing breeds in glamorous photos—many brand new—and informative text, peculiarity, while an introduction by Ira Glass explores the finer points of poultry shows and chicken portraiture.

With backyard chicken keeping and urban farming at an all-time high, the proudest of purebred poultry take center stage once again in this fully revised and expanded edition of the classic The Fairest Fowl, now retitled The Magnificent Chicken.

Extraordinary Chickens 2019 Wall Calendar

Featuring the fanciest, funniest, and freakiest of fowl, shapes, this bestselling calendar showcases incredible chickens of all breeds, and sizes. Also available: extraordinary chickens ISBN: 978-0-8109-3343-9  . From elegant plumage to comical combs, this charming 16-month wall calendar includes many previously unpublished photographs by acclaimed photographer Stephen Green-Armytage.



For sheer variety in size, color, and behavior, feathering, nothing beats the humble chicken, and no other bookcaptures this surprising phenomenon as well as the hilarious Chickens. From the proud serama of malaysia to the delightfully humorous Silkie, convey not only the beauty and diversity of various breeds, shot on location throughout the world, Goh’s portraits, but also capture the personality of each fowl.

These birds, are both funny and poignant, with their all-too-human expressions, as if they are commenting on our own foibles. Flaunting their high-fashion plumage, chickens strut and pose like runway models for photographer Ernest Goh.

Extraordinary Chickens

The classic introduction to the world of exotic ornamental chickens in a new chunky format designed to be held in the palm of the hand. It features photographs of chickens of all colours, including breeds from places as far apart as Malaysia, South America, shapes and sizes, Britain and Poland. Abrams.

How to Speak Chicken: Why Your Chickens Do What They Do & Say What They Say

Best-selling author melissa caughey knows that backyard chickens are like any favorite pet — fun to spend time with and fascinating to observe. Combining her up-close observations with scientific findings and interviews with other chicken enthusiasts, Caughey answers unexpected questions such as Do chickens have names for each other? How do their eyes work? and How do chickens learn? Foreword INDIES Silver Award Winner Abrams.

Her hours among the flock have resulted in this quirky, irresistible guide packed with firsthand insights into how chickens communicate and interact, use their senses to understand the world around them, and establish pecking order and roles within the flock.

The Chicken Encyclopedia: An Illustrated Reference

7"x9-1/4". Abrams. 319 pp. Complete with breed descriptions, and plenty of chicken trivia, common medical concerns, this illustrated A-to-Z reference guide is both informative and entertaining. Covering tail types, molting, communication, breeding, and much more, Gail Damerow provides answers to all of your chicken questions and quandaries.

Damerow. Even seasoned chicken farmers are sure to discover new information about the multifaceted world of these fascinating birds. From addled to wind egg and crossed beak to zygote, the terminology of everything chicken is demystified in The Chicken Encyclopedia.

Storey's Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds: Chickens, Ducks, Geese, Turkeys, Emus, Guinea Fowl, Ostriches, Partridges, Peafowl, Pheasants, Quails, Swans

From the manx rumpy to the redcap and the Ancona duck to his Aylesbury cousin, each breed is profiled with a brief history, detailed descriptions of identifying characteristics, and colorful photography. Comprehensive and fun, storey’s illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds celebrates the personalities and charming good looks of North America’s quirkiest barnyard birds and waterfowl.

7"x9-1/4". Abrams. More than 128 birds strut their stuff across the pages of this definitive primer for intrepid poultry farmers and feather fanciers alike. Damerow. 319 pp. Used book in Good Condition.

Extraordinary Pheasants

Damerow. A brief text offers an ideal introduction to the pheasant family and an annotated index of species follows the photos. Serious birders will treasure this unique volume, brown, shadings, emerald, but anyone familiar with the peacock's magnificent fan of iridescent tail feathers will be amazed and amused by the complex shapes, purple, and patterns of its many exotic cousins—not to mention the peacocks bred in bronze, green, and even pure white! Abrams.

Fast on the feathers of his highly successful extraordinary chickens, satyr tragopans, Stephen Green-Armytage is back with a fascinating look at the stunningly ornate plumage and surprisingly expressive personalities of more than 70 different types of pheasants—peacocks included! Showcased in glorious full-color photographs are Long- tailed Mikados, Bornean Crested Firebacks—each looking more exotic than the next.

. 319 pp. Used book in Good Condition. 7"x9-1/4".

Extraordinary Pigeons

The photographer for extraordinary chickens and extraordinary Pheasants showcases exotic pigeon breeds from around the world including the Volga Tumbler Pigeons, Jacobins, the Philippine Bleeding Heart Doves, Pouters, and Trumpeters.319 pp. Used book in Good Condition. 25, 000 first printing. Damerow. Used book in Good Condition.

7"x9-1/4". Abrams.