Birds of Michigan Field Guide

Author: Stan Tekiela
Publisher: Adventurekeen
ISBN: 159193043X
Release Date: 2004-08-01
Genre: Nature

Offers a field guide to more than one hundred species of Michigan birds.

National Geographic Field Guide to Birds

Author: Jonathan Alderfer
Publisher: National Geographic
ISBN: 0792238745
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Nature

An authoritative series of compact regional bird field guides surveys the diverse bird species in a variety of popular birding hotspots, along with helpful identification tips, detailed descriptions, full-color artwork and photographs, new locator and range maps, information on behavior and nesting, new plumage and species classification data, and other valuable facts about North American birds.

All the Birds of North America

Author: Jack Griggs
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780060527709
Release Date: 2002-11-12
Genre: Nature

A field guide to North American birds presents an identification method that uses panoramic illustrations, range maps, and an organization system based on habitat and characteristics.

The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America

Author: David Sibley
Publisher: Knopf
ISBN: 067945120X
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Nature

A guide for bird enthusiasts specifically designed for use in the field features descriptions of 650 species of birds from east of the Rocky Mountains, and illustrations that depict species from different views.

The Kids Guide to Birds of Michigan

Author: Stan Tekiela
Publisher: Birding Children's Books
ISBN: 1591937841
Release Date: 2018-04-24
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Focusing on birds of Michigan, this children's field guide features full-color photographs and information about the native bird species, organized by color to help kids quickly and easily identify birds throughout the state.

Midwestern Birds

Author: Bill Thompson
Publisher: Backyard Guide
ISBN: 9781591865599
Release Date: 2013-09-15
Genre: History

DIVFilled with beautiful photos and entertaining, informative entries, Midwestern Birds is the perfect no-nonsense quick guide for the 55 most common species in the Midwestern United States./div

A Guide to Field Guides

Author: Diane Schmidt
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 1563087073
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Focusing on the North American continent, this book, the first of its kind, identifies and describes major field guides in all scientific subject areas (from plants, animals, and insects to astronomy and weather, geology and fossils, and man-made objects). Organized by topic, it offers complete bibliographic information and descriptions of more than 1,300 field guides.

Lives of North American birds

Author: Kenn Kaufman
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: UOM:39015036077280
Release Date: 1996-12-20
Genre: Nature

This is the book that goes beyond the field guides - not a guide for naming the birds, but a reference for understanding them - a complete, handy, one-volume encyclopedia on the fascinating lives of our birds. The essential companion to your field guide. Information on more than 900 birds: complete life histories for 680 species that occur regularly in North America and shorter accounts for more than 230 others that visit occasionally; every important detail about the lives of birds: what they eat, where they build their nests, how many eggs they lay, what habitat they choose, when they migrate, their current conservation status, and much more; over 600 beautiful photographs and over 600 range maps; and up-to-date, thorough, and accurate, but written in clear, nontechnical language.

The Birdwatcher s Handbook

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: UOM:39015038439058
Release Date: 1994
Genre: Bird watching

For millions of Americans, birdwatching is nothing less than an obsession. For enthusiasts, the excitement of sighting a rare species, the pleasure of watching a bird in flight, and the satisfaction of being able to spot and identify different birds constitute a burning passion that travels with them wherever they go. The Birdwatcher's Handbook provides a marvelous resource for these dedicated hobbyists, offering a compendium of information about European birds that will be a delight to armchair readers and vacationers alike. In The Birdwatcher's Handbook, authors Paul Ehrlich, David Dobkin, Darryl Wheye, and Stuart Pimm provide in-depth information about British and Northern European birds not found in standard guides. Unlike quick-reference spotter's guides, this volume combines helpful identification aids with thorough descriptions of the birds' behavior and characteristics. Here you can find out where a bird nests, what type of nest it builds, and which partner builds it; how many eggs it lays, what they look like, which parent incubates them, and for how long; how it cares for its young, what it likes to eat, and its foraging habits. This comprehensive volume also provides details about displays, mating, wintering and migration, conservation status, and guides to further reading. For the dedicated birdwatcher on the go (in one of the most popular vacation destinations for Americans), this information will constitute invaluable help for locating and following different birds, and for identifying them by their behavior as well as their appearance. And both bird-loving travelers and homebound enthusiasts will delight in the comprehensive background this book provides on 515 separate species--including 150 short essays on avian natural history. Bird-watchers form a remarkable group, dedicated to following their passion from the backyard to the most distant places. The Birdwatcher's Handbook provides the information they need for both at-a-glance reference in the field and hours of reading pleasure at home--the perfect companion to a trusted identification guide.

Birds of Western North America

Author: Paul Sterry
ISBN: UOM:39076002864192
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Nature

Combining informative and accessible text, up-to-date maps, and--above all--stunning color photographs, this is the best and most lavishly illustrated photographic guide to the birds of western North America. All of the images have been carefully selected to convey both the sheer beauty and the key identification features of each bird, and many of the photos are larger than those found in other guides. Wherever possible, a variety of plumages are pictured, providing visual coverage and usefulness matching any artwork-illustrated field guide. And many of the images are state-of-the-art digital photographs by Brian Small, one of North America's finest bird photographers. These pictures, many seen here for the first time, reproduce a previously unimaginable level of detail. Finally, the ranges of nearly all species are shown on maps from the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, the authority on North American birding. New and experienced birders alike will find this guide indispensable: the clear layout will help novices easily identify the birds they see, while the superb photographs will help seasoned birders confirm identifications. The best, most lavishly illustrated photographic guide to the region's birds Larger color photos than most other field guides Fresh contemporary design--clear, easy-to-use, and attractive Informative, accessible, and authoritative text Range maps from the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology Covers entire western half of mainland North America (excluding Mexico) and the arctic and subarctic territorial islands of the U.S. and Canada (excluding Hawaii)

Eastern Birds

Publisher: Golden Guides from Saint Martin's Press
ISBN: UOM:49015002299262
Release Date: 1994
Genre: Birds

A new, long-awaited addition to the highly acclaimed Golden Field Guide line, this definitive book offers detailed descriptions of nearly 300 species of the most common birds in the eastern region, with tips on how to locate birds, bird-watching basics, information on breeding habits, ranges and habitats, songs and calls, and more. Full color.