Birds of the Central Rockies

Author: Jan L. Wassink
Publisher: Mountain Press
ISBN: 0878422358
Release Date: 1991-01
Genre: Nature

Bird-watchers from the novice to the experienced will appreciate this easy-to-use field guide to the birds of Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, and Idaho. Includes 240 stunning color photographs of 191 bird species, each in its natural surroundings.

Rocky Mountain Birds

Author: Paul Johnsgard
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 9781609620165
Release Date: 2011-11-04
Genre: Bird watching

"Part I outlines the habitats, ecology, and bird geography of the Rocky Mountains north of the New Mexico-Colorado border, including recent changes in the ecology and avifauna of the region. It provides detailed lists of major birding locations and guidance about where to search for specific Rocky Mountain birds. Part 2 considers all 328 regional species individually, with information on their status, habitats and ecology, suggested viewing locations, and population."--Back cover

Rocky Mountain Birds

Author: Paul Johnsgard
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 9781609620165
Release Date: 2011-11-04
Genre: Bird watching

"Part I outlines the habitats, ecology, and bird geography of the Rocky Mountains north of the New Mexico-Colorado border, including recent changes in the ecology and avifauna of the region. It provides detailed lists of major birding locations and guidance about where to search for specific Rocky Mountain birds. Part 2 considers all 328 regional species individually, with information on their status, habitats and ecology, suggested viewing locations, and population."--Back cover

Birds of the Rocky Mountains

Author: Paul A. Johnsgard
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 0803275749
Release Date: 1992-03-01
Genre: Nature

"This comprehensive reference work . . . describes in detail 354 species found in a 353,000 square mile area, from the 40th parallel in Colorado north to the 52nd parallel in Canada; from the western border of Idaho to the eastern boundaries of Montana and Wyoming. . . . Here a visitor to any of the major national parks in the Rocky Mountain region can have quick access to the abundance and seasonality of a given species. In addition, a comprehensive introduction describes the predominant life zones of the region, and over a dozen maps illustrate such significant features as precipitation patterns, vegetation community types, and major physiographic provinces. The book is well written and an essential guide for the birder who visits the Rockies."?Indiana Audubon Quarterly Birds as common as the bobwhite and blue-winged teal and as rarely seen as the great egret are featured in Paul A. Johnsgard's informative book, profusely illustrated with drawings and color plates.

Desert Wildflowers of North America

Author: Ronald J. Taylor
Publisher: Mountain Press Publishing
ISBN: 0878423761
Release Date: 1998-01
Genre: Nature

Desert Wildflowers of North America leads visitors and certified desert rats alike through the flora of the blooming desert. This illustrated full-color guide contains profiles of more than 500 species of plants. The simplified botanical key and illustrated glossary help even novice wildflower admirers to identify desert plants with confidence.

Ecology and Management of Neotropical Migratory Birds

Author: Thomas E. Martin
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0195359178
Release Date: 1995-10-19
Genre: Science

The apparent decline in numbers among many species of migratory songbirds is a timely subject in conservation biology, particularly for ornithologists, ecologists, and wildlife managers. This book is an attempt to discuss the problem in full scope. It presents an ambitious, comprehensive assessment of the current status of neotropical migratory birds in the U.S., and the methods and strategies used to conserve migrant populations. Each chapter is an essay reviewing and assessing the trend from a different viewpoint, all written by leaders in the fields of ornithology, conservation, and population biology.

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.

A Lady s Life in the Rocky Mountains

Author: Isabella L. Bird
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486145518
Release Date: 2012-10-09
Genre: History

Eloquent descriptions by a middle-aged Englishwoman — traveling alone in the Colorado Rockies during 1873 — of flora and fauna, isolated settlers, vigilance committees, lynchings, and other fascinating subjects.

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.

Field Guide to the Birds of North America

Author: Jon L. Dunn
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426218354
Release Date: 2017-09-12
Genre:

This fully revised and updated edition of the best-selling North American bird field guide is the most up-to-date guide on the market. Perfect for beginning to advanced birders, it is the only book organized to match the latest American Ornithologists' Union taxonomy. With more than 2.75 million copies in print, this perennial bestseller is the most frequently updated of all North American bird field guides. Filled with hand-painted illustrations from top nature artists, this latest edition is poised to become an instant must-have for every serious birder in the United States and Canada. The 7th edition includes 37 new species for a total of 1,023 species; 16 new pages allow for 250 fresh illustrations, 80 new maps, and 350 map revisions. With taxonomy updated to recent significant scientific rearrangement, the addition of standardized banding codes, and text completely vetted by birding experts, this new edition will stand at the top of the list of birding field guides for years to come.

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.