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 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.

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.

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 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.

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

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).

The Hummingbird Book

Author: Donald Stokes
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 9780316048477
Release Date: 2008-11-16
Genre: Nature

Attract amazing hummingbirds to your backyard! With this comprehensive, beautifully illustrated guide, you'll find it easy to attract these tiny jewel-like birds to your own yard. The Stokes Hummingbird Book provides all the information you need to bring hummingbirds up close, identify them, and understand their fascinating and varied behavior. The book includes: * Range maps and full-color photographs to help you identify and locate hummingbirds * Information on how to select the proper feeders, what to use in them, when to put them up, and when to take them down * Advice on what flowers to plant to attract hummingbirds in your part of the country * Amazing facts about hummingbirds, such as how fast they fly and how much they weigh * Guidelines for photographing hummingbirds * Complete information on hummingbird behavior, including flight displays, breeding habits, and feeding * A special section on attracting orioles, with photographs and behavior guides for each of the eight species found in North America * A resource list for hummingbird supplies.

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 Young Birder s Guide to Birds of Eastern North America

Author: Bill Thompson, III
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547119348
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Featuring an abundance of color photographs, drawings, and maps, this ultimate birding resource is jam-packed with information on more than two hundred species.

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.

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.

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.

The Bird Watching Answer Book

Author: Laura Erickson
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 9781603428064
Release Date: 2009-11-04
Genre: Nature

Learn the how’s and why’s of bird behavior, from flirtatious mating practices and gorgeous birdsong to flying south for the winter. In this lively reference book, Laura Erickson addresses hundreds of real-life questions sent in to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, the world’s foremost authority on birds. With expert advice on bird watching techniques and equipment, feeding and housing birds, protecting habitats, and much more, Erickson guides you through the intricacies of the avian world with a contagious passion for our feathered friends.

Kaufman Field Guide to Birds of North America

Author: Kenn Kaufman
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0618574239
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Nature

Collects photographs, range maps, and descriptive entries identifying the markings, habits, habitat, and voice of each species.