Birding in the American West

Author: Kevin J. Zimmer
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 080148328X
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Nature

A guide to finding and identifying birds in the American West, designed to fill in the gaps left by field guides and bird-finding guides. Provides birders with general concepts and frameworks needed to develop good bird-finding and identification skills, describes different identification techniques, and details microhabitats and difficult-to-identify species in depth. Also gives advice on keeping field notes.

Western Tanager Piranga Ludoviciana Perched Journal

Author: Bird Lovers Journal
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 172352929X
Release Date: 2018-07-21

Journals are great for writing down ideas, taking notes, writing about travels and adventures, describing good and bad times. Writing down your thoughts and ideas is a great way to relieve stress. Journals are good for the soul!

The Atlas of Breeding Birds of Alberta

Author: Glen Peter Semenchuk
Publisher: Nature Alberta
ISBN: 0969613407
Release Date: 1992
Genre: Birds

This collection of maps of distribution of breeding birds in Alberta is arranged by order and family. Each map shows evidence of nesting (confirmed, probable, possible, observed) with description and illustration of the bird. Extensive bibliography, index of bird names in English, Latin and French, and list of migrants.

Birds of British Columbia Volume 4

Author: Wayne Campbell
Publisher: UBC Press
ISBN: 0774806214
Release Date: 2001-02-23
Genre: Nature

This much-awaited final volume of The Birds of British Columbia completes what some have called one of the most important regional ornithological works in North America. It is the culmination of more than 25 years of effort by the authors who, with the assistance of thousands of dedicated volunteers throughout the province, have created the basic reference work on the avifauna of British Columbia. Volume 4 covers the last half of the passerines and describes 102 species, including the warblers, sparrows, grosbeaks, blackbirds, and finches. The text builds upon the authoritative format of the previous volumes and is supported by hundreds of full-colour illustrations, including detailed distribution maps, unique habitat shots, and beautiful photographs of the birds, their nests, eggs, and young. In addition, a species update lists and describes 27 species of birds new to the province since the first three volumes were published. The book concludes with Synopsis: The Birds of British Columbia into the 21st Century, which synthesizes data and information from all four volumes and looks at the conservation challenges facing birds in the new millennium. The four volumes in The Birds of British Columbia provide unprecedented coverage of the region's birds, presenting a wealth of information on the ornithological history, regional environment, habitat, breeding habits, migratory movements, seasonality and distribution patterns of 472 species of birds. It is the complete reference work for birdwatchers, ornithologists and naturalists.

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.

Atlas of the Breeding Birds of Nevada

Author: Ted Floyd
Publisher: University of Nevada Press
ISBN: 0874176956
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Nature

A documentation ofthe first-ever statewide survey of breeding birds, undertaken between 1997 and 2000"

The Fallen Western Star Wars

Author: Jack Foley
ISBN: 0967022444
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Literary Criticism

Jack Foley documents the heated debate that surrounds literary California. When Dana Gioia, the author of "Can Poetry Matter?," published his provocative essay, "Fallen Western Star: The Decline of San Francisco as a Literary Region," he knew that certain quarters would be up in arms. Prominent California literati were quick to defend the San Francisco Scene and wrote articles attacking Gioia. Others attacked the attackers. The entire exhilarating, sometimes hilarious exchange appears in this book.

National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of Western North America

Author: Jon Dunn
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426203314
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Nature

A birding guidebook provides identification tips, information on behavior and nesting, six hundred locator and range maps, and new plumage and species classification data on over 750 North American birds found west of the Rocky Mountains.

Western Birds

Author: Harriet Williams Myers
ISBN: NYPL:33433011016114
Release Date: 1922
Genre: Birds

Songs of Western Birds

Author: Donald J. Borror
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486999130
Release Date: 1984-07-01
Genre: Nature

Outstanding field recordings of songs and calls of 60 most common species. Accompanying 32-page manual describes birds and songs, illustrates each bird, including flycatchers, juncoes, cactus wrens, many more.