Birds of North America

Author: Chandler S. Robbins
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9781582380902
Release Date: 2001-04-14
Genre: Nature

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

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.

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 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.

Book of North American Birds

Author: James Cassidy
Publisher: Peterson's
ISBN: 0762105763
Release Date: 2004-07
Genre: Nature

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

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.

American Museum of Natural History Birds of North America Western Region

Author: DK Publishing
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780756673888
Release Date: 2011-01-17
Genre: Nature

This definitive field guide is the only guide to use a fully integrated photographic approach to profile the extraordinary range of birds found in Western North America. The highest-quality photography brings nearly 575 species to life on the page, capturing their beauty and making identification quick and effortless. The 367 species most commonly seen west of the 100th Meridian (in the United States, the region west of the Great Plains) are featured in full-page profiles that emphasize all the information needed to identify them. Diagnostic photographs are silhouetted and clearly annotated, and any plumages, whether female, juvenile, subspecies, and winter or summer, that differ noticeably from the primary image are also included and labeled accordingly. Detailed similar species boxes show the plumage that is most similar-in some cases the female or juvenile rather than the featured adult-and the most significant differences are picked out. Stunning context photographs show the bird at home, in its normal habitat or performing behavior that is typical of that species. Schematic artworks show the shape and posture of the bird in flight as well as its coloration, and a diagram of its flight pattern is also included. The Southwest, a region characterized by its own region of birds where species common to northern Mexico may cross the border, is a popular destination because of the many species that can be seen nowhere else in eastern North America. The 80 most common of these southern gems are profiled in their own section of quarter-page entries, each with a stunning photograph annotated to point out the most significant field marks. A separate section profiles 128 species that are particularly uncommon or local in their distribution.

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.

Field Guide to the Birds of North America

Author: Jon L. Dunn
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426218354
Release Date: 2017
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 one thousand species of birds found in North America.

American Museum of Natural History Pocket Birds of North America Western Region

Author: Stephen Kress
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781465463791
Release Date: 2017-01-10
Genre: Nature

Profiling more than 400 of the most commonly seen birds in western North America, this handy photographic field guide brings each species to life on the page. From the bald eagle to the California quail to the golden-crowned sparrow, high-quality photographs capture the beauty of the birds and, coupled with concise text, make identification in the wild quick and effortless. Detailed illustrations show typical plumage, comparing juvenile and adult, male and female, and appearance during the winter and summer months. No matter when you want to go birdwatching, American Museum of Natural History: Pocket Birds of North America, Western Region can help you locate where a certain species can be seen throughout the entire year, even during migration season. Created in association with the American Museum of Natural History, American Museum of Natural History: Pocket Birds of North America, Western Region is the perfect field companion for bird enthusiasts of all ages and levels of experience.