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.

The New Stokes Field Guide to Birds Eastern Region

Author: Donald Stokes
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 0316213934
Release Date: 2013-03-26
Genre: Nature

The culmination of many years of research, observation, and study, the THE NEW STOKES FIELD GUIDE TO BIRDS: Eastern Region is factually, visually, and organizationally superior to any other photographic field guide available. This easy-to-use guide features 545 North American bird species and more than 2,000 stunning color photographs. And yet it's portable enough to fit in your pocket! The photographs cover all significant plumages, including male, female, summer, winter, immature, morphs, important subspecies, and birds in flight. The guide includes: * the newest scientific and common names and phylogenetic order * special help for identifying birds in flight through important clues of behavior, plumage, and shape * detailed descriptions of songs and calls * important behavioral information and key habitat preferences * the newest range maps, detailing species' winter, summer, year-round ranges, and migration routes Whether you are a novice or experienced birder, this new Stokes guide will take your birding to the next level.

Stokes Beginner s Guide to Birds

Author: Donald Stokes
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 0316818119
Release Date: 1996-10-01
Genre: Nature

Is that butterfly outside your window a Monarch or a Giant Swallowtail? What's the best kind of feeder for attracting birds to your backyard? This pocket-size, brilliantly colorful, simple-to-use guide is an ideal introduction to the birds of the Eastern United States. It contains dozens of full-color photographs that enable readers of all ages to identify the most common species; range maps; tips on attracting and observing firds; information on habitat needs, life cycle, food preferences; and much more.

The Stokes Field Guide to the Birds of North America

Author: Donald Stokes
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 0316010502
Release Date: 2010-10-25
Genre: Nature

The culmination of many years of research, observation, and study, the new STOKES FIELD GUIDE includes more species, more photographs, and more useful identification information than any other photographic field guide. The guide features 853 North American bird species and more than 3,400 stunning color photographs. And yet it's portable enough to fit in your pocket! The photographs cover all significant plumages, including male, female, summer, winter, immature, morphs, important subspecies, and birds in flight. Also included * the newest scientific and common names and phylogenetic order; * special help for identifying birds in flight through important clues of behavior, plumage, and shape; * detailed descriptions of songs and calls; * important behavioral information; * key habitat preferences of each species; and * the newest range maps, detailing species' winter, summer, year-round ranges, and migration routes. * a special downloadable CD with more than 600 bird sounds (from Lang Elliott and Kevin Colver) and 150 photographs: the calls and songs of 150 common North American 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.

National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America

Author: Jon Lloyd Dunn
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 0792253140
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Nature

A completely revised and updated fifth edition of the popular birding handbook provides identification tips, full-color artwork, new locator and range maps, information on behavior and nesting, new plumage and species classification data, and other valuable facts about more than eight hundred North American birds. Original. 75,000 first printing.

Birds of New York

Author: Stan Tekiela
Publisher: Adventure Publications
ISBN: 1885061757
Release Date: 1999-08
Genre: Nature

Bird watching is the largest spectator sport in America. These field guides provide the beginning birdwatcher with easily accessible facts presented in an attractive format.The guides are color-coded so the user only has to go to the red section to identify a red bird. They also feature Stan's Notes, which provide interesting facts and information that lead to a better understanding of the bird and its habits. Great format, great information! Stan's tips, and full-color professional photographs will help these books set a new standard for bird identification guides.

Birds of Eastern North America

Author: Paul Sterry
Publisher:
ISBN: UOM:39076002864184
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 eastern 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 eastern half of mainland North America and the arctic and subarctic territorial islands of the U.S. and Canada

Crow Planet

Author: Lyanda Lynn Haupt
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 0316053392
Release Date: 2009-07-27
Genre: Nature

There are more crows now than ever. Their abundance is both an indicator of ecological imbalance and a generous opportunity to connect with the animal world. CROW PLANET reminds us that we do not need to head to faraway places to encounter "nature." Rather, even in the suburbs and cities where we live we are surrounded by wild life such as crows, and through observing them we can enhance our appreciation of the world's natural order. CROW PLANET richly weaves Haupt's own "crow stories" as well as scientific and scholarly research and the history and mythology of crows, culminating in a book that is sure to make readers see the world around them in a very different way.

The Stokes Purple Martin Book

Author: Donald Stokes
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 0316817023
Release Date: 1997-04-01
Genre: Nature

Copiously illustrated with maps, line drawings, and full-color photographs, this large paperback books contains the essential information that backyard nature enthusiasts want and need -- to attract, identify, and understand purple martins to their backyard.

Stokes Guide to Bird Behavior

Author: Donald W. Stokes
Publisher: Little Brown & Company
ISBN: 0316817171
Release Date: 1989
Genre: Nature

Includes the life histories, courtship and territorial behavior, songs and displays of twenty-five North American species

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.

The Stokes Birdfeeder Book

Author: Donald Stokes
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 9780316049566
Release Date: 2008-11-15
Genre: Nature

Copiously illustrated with maps, line drawings, and full-color photographs, this large format paperback book contains the essential information that backyard nature enthusiasts want and need -- to select feeders and understand the basics of birdfeeding.

The Complete Birdhouse Book

Author: Donald Stokes
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 9780316084932
Release Date: 2009-09-26
Genre: Nature

Copiously illustrated with line drawings and full-color photographs, this large format paperback book contains the essential information that backyard nature enthusiasts want and need -- to build and seek out birdhouses, including the right birdhouse for many popular species .