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.

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.

National Geographic Birding Essentials

Author: Jonathan K. Alderfer
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426201354
Release Date: 2007-01
Genre: Nature

Offers tips and advice for how to improve bird watching skills, from choosing equipment and guides to where to watch and what features to look for when trying to identify a bird.

Field Guide to the Birds of North America

Author:
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ISBN: 0792268776
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Nature

Aids in the identification of all species of birds known to breed in North America, describing their appearance, behavior, natural habitat, and rarity.

Bird watcher s Bible

Author: Jonathan K. Alderfer
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426209642
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Nature

A guide to bird watching covers topics ranging from mythology and birdhouses to the work of Audubon and Angry Birds, combining images with trivia, top ten lists, and bird watching guidelines.

A Field Guide to Western Birds

Author: Roger Tory Peterson
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 061813218X
Release Date: 2001-04-01
Genre: Nature

Featuring the unique Peterson Identification System, a guide to more than 1,000 birds from 700 species, including summer and winter ranges, breeding grounds, and other special range data on easy-to-read maps.

National Geographic Pocket Guide to the Birds of North America

Author: Laura Erickson
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426210440
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Nature

Presents information about 160 North American bird species, including facts about physical features, voice, habitat, food, and a map indicating the regions in which each species can be found.

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.

Birds of North America

Author: Chandler S. Robbins
Publisher: Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 9781466862494
Release Date: 2014-02-01
Genre: Nature

This eBook is best viewed on a color device. Spot the silhouette of a Northern Goshawk in flight. Identify the raucous call of the Red-winged Blackbird. Discover the secret of picking out a Chipping Sparrow from its look-alike cousins. It's simple with this classic field guide, Birds of North America, a treasured favorite among amateur bird lovers and exacting professionals. Recognized as the authority on bird identification, this invaluable resource provides: -All of North America in one volume -Over 800 species and 600 range maps -Arthur Singer's famous illustrations featuring male, female, and juvenile plumage -Sonograms that picture sound for easy song recognition -Migration routes, feeding habits, and characteristic flight patterns -American ornithologists' classifications -Convenient check boxes to record birds you have identified -Color tabs for quick references

National Geographic Bird Coloration

Author: Geoffrey Edward Hill
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426205712
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Nature

Seventeen short chapters with engaging narrative and lots of photos with information-packed captions illustrate the mechanisms by which birds produce the characteristic and sometimes brilliant coloration of their feathers and other body parts.

National Geographic Field Guide to Birds

Author: Jonathan K. Alderfer
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426200072
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Nature

Sized for backpack or pocket, each 272-page volume highlights a single state or two and covers 125 species (each with a photograph and range map), with local expertise provided by experienced birders. Even novice birders will make quick and confident identifications thanks to the uncluttered, easy-to-use format. An introductory locator map pinpoints top birding sites, and customized range maps detail each species' winter, breeding, migration, and resident ranges. Maryland and Washington, D.C. offers seabirds, shorebirds, land birds, songbirds, and raptors aplenty, from Peregrine Falcons, Bald Eagles, Barred Owls, and Pileated Woodpeckers to multiple species of vireos and bitterns and an array of ducks. Hotspots include Assateague Island National Seashore, Swallow Falls State Park and the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge.

Birds of North America

Author: Jon L. Dunn
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426205255
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Nature

Rescaled and enlarged, this visual resource offers detailed views of all nine hundred and seventy North American bird species, and includes seven hundred range maps based on the latest science.

National Wildlife Federation Field Guide to Birds of North America

Author: Edward S. Brinkley
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company
ISBN: 1402738749
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Nature

A photographic field guide of North American birds provides color photographs of birds in their natural habitat and discusses their physical characteristics, habitats, behaviors, songs, and migration routes.