Birds of North America

Author: Chandler S. Robbins
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1582380910
Release Date: 2001-04-14
Genre: Nature

Contains maps, color illustrations, and statistics on 700 species of birds.

Book of North American Birds

Author: Reader's Digest Association
Publisher: Readers Digest
ISBN: 0895773511
Release Date: 1990
Genre: Nature

Scientifically accurate illustrations and essays guide the bird watcher in identifying and locating more than 570 common and rare species

National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America

Author: Jon Lloyd Dunn
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426208287
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Nature

Presents a guidebook which provides identification tips, information on behavior and nesting, locator and range maps, and plumage and species classification data on over 990 species of birds found in North America.

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.

Birds of North America

Author: Kenn Kaufman
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0618132198
Release Date: 2001-03-18
Genre: Nature

Collects photographs, range maps, and descriptive entries identifying the markings, habits, habitat, and voice of each species.

Rare Birds of North America

Author: Steve N. G. Howell
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400848072
Release Date: 2014-02-16
Genre: Literary Criticism

Rare Birds of North America is the first comprehensive illustrated guide to the vagrant birds that occur throughout the United States and Canada. Featuring 275 stunning color plates, this book covers 262 species originating from three very different regions--the Old World, the New World tropics, and the world's oceans. It explains the causes of avian vagrancy and breaks down patterns of occurrence by region and season, enabling readers to see where, when, and why each species occurs in North America. Detailed species accounts describe key identification features, taxonomy, age, sex, distribution, and status. Rare Birds of North America provides unparalleled insights into vagrancy and avian migration, and will enrich the birding experience of anyone interested in finding and observing rare birds. Covers 262 species of vagrant birds found in the United States and Canada Features 275 stunning color plates that depict every species Explains patterns of occurrence by region and season Provides an invaluable overview of vagrancy patterns and migration Includes detailed species accounts and cutting-edge identification tips

National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Birds of North America

Author: Jonathan K. Alderfer
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426207204
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Nature

Covers more than 150 species of North American birds and includes nearly 300 full-color photos, 150 range maps and 500 additional illustrations, as well as tips on feeding, birdhouses and creating bird-friendly backyard landscapes. Original.

The Birds of America

Author: John James Audubon
Publisher:
ISBN: HARVARD:32044102823804
Release Date: 1840
Genre: ART

This groundbreaking work consists of hand-colored, life-size prints, made from engraved plates measuring around 39 by 26 inches (99 by 66 cm). This is the first of seven volumes. Audubon identified 25 new species over his career and is known for portraying animals in their real-life habitats. In contrast to other wildlife artists of his day, Audubon painted animals as if caught in motion—particularly feeding, hunting or escaping predators. The seven-volume Birds of America includes images of six now-extinct birds: the Carolina parakeet, passenger pigeon, Labrador duck, great auk, Esquimaux curlew and pinnated grouse. Nearly all later ornithological works were inspired by Audubon's artistry and high standards, and Birds of America is considered one of the greatest examples of book art. Numerous parks, towns and other places are named in his honor.

A Field Guide to the Birds of North America

Author: Parragon Pub
Publisher: Parragon Publishing
ISBN: 1405463082
Release Date: 2006-03-01
Genre: Nature

This book identifies 180 pupular species and details distinctive features, habitats, calls and plumage. It is illustrated throughout with photographs and presents detailed maps showing distribution throughout the year.

Stokes Field Guide to Birds

Author: Donald Stokes
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 0316818097
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Nature

The easiest-to-use and most comprehensive field guide to North American birds-from the country's preeminent writers on birds and nature Drawing on more than twenty years' experience as bird and wildlife experts, Donald and Lillian Stokes have produced field guides that are factually, visually, and organizationally superior to any other books you can buy. You'll find: * All the identification information on a single page-color photographs, range map, and detailed description. No more fumbling to match photos with text! * For fast reference-a compact alphabetical index inside the front and back covers. * More than 900 high-resolution color identification photographs. * An illustrated Quick Guide to the most common backyard and feeder birds. * Convenient colored tabs keyed to each bird group. * Concise and comprehensive text, with information on habitat; plumage variation; feeding, nesting, and mating behavior; bird feeder proclivity; and-for the first time in any guide-population trends and conservation status.

A Field Guide to Mexican Birds

Author: Roger Tory Peterson
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 039597514X
Release Date: 1999-03-01
Genre: Nature

Describes the calls, range, and male and female markings of more than one thousand species

National Geographic Complete Birds of North America

Author: Jonathan Alderfer
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426213731
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Nature

Examines more than eighty avian families, including an overview of plumage, behavior, distribution, taxonomy, and conservation, and describes all 962 species, covering identification, similar species, voice, status, and distribution.