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.

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.

The New Stokes Field Guide to Birds Eastern Region

Author: Donald Stokes
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 9780316250733
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.

A Field Guide to Feeder Birds

Author: Roger Tory Peterson
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 061805944X
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Nature

Provides advice on how to set up and stock a bird feeder, and fend off squirrels and predators, and offers information on identifying and feeding birds that visit feeders in eastern and central Canada and the United States.

Familiar Birds of North America

Author: National Audubon Society
Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated
ISBN: 0394748395
Release Date: 1986
Genre: Nature

This guide contains full-color photographs, range maps, and comprehensive information on eighty species of birds, arranged by shape and size, that inhabit the eastern region of North America

Stokes Field Guide to Warblers

Author: Donald Stokes
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 0316816647
Release Date: 2004-02-24
Genre: Nature

Hailed on the cover of the Birding magazine (winter 2003) as "birding's first family," the Stokeses are increasingly recognized as America's leading writers on birds and the natural world.- The guide is organized according to the Stokeses' ingenious color-tab identification system and features a handy list of warbler "hot spots." The "Stokes Select" brand of bird feeders, houses, and seed is sold at Lowe's Home Improvement Warehouses (600 stores nationwide).

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.

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.

Stokes Butterfly Book

Author: Donald Stokes
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 0316817805
Release Date: 1991-10-17
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 attract butterflies to their yards.

Stokes Guide to Animal Tracking and Behavior

Author: Donald Stokes
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 0316817341
Release Date: 1987-09-30
Genre: Nature

With these handy paperback reference guides, illustrated throughout with black-and-white line drawings, nature watchers know what to look for and how to interpret what they see. Whether carried into the field or consulted at home, these books provide readers with fascinating facts and insights into the behavior of birds and wildlife. With more than 3 million copies of their books sold to date, Donald and Lillian Stokes are increasingly recognized and celebrated as Americas preeminent authorities on nature and birding.

Common Birds and Their Songs

Author: Lang Elliott
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0395912385
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Nature

Describes the characteristics, behavior, habitat, and range of fifty birds, and includes recordings of their songs

National Geographic Kids Bird Guide of North America

Author: Jonathan Alderfer
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426310942
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Profiles one hundred bird species from coast to coast, offers information about topics ranging from bird calls to behaviors, and provides complementary sidebars, range maps, and instructions for building birdhouses and bird feeders.

The Bluebird Book

Author: Donald Stokes
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 0316817457
Release Date: 1991-04-15
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 attract bluebirds to their yards.