Birds: Field Guides
Field Guide to Backyard Birds of the West
Paperback ISBN: 1591860091
This handsome field guide has over 100 entries showcasing the 60 most popular birds of the West including Washington, Oregon, California, Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Idaho, Wyoming, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Oklahoma, and Texas. It includes how to attract birds to feeders, full-color illustrations of both male and female birds, and instructions on the most effective placement of feeders. Finally, an illustrated map of habitat and migration patterns will increase your knowledge and understanding of these beautiful birds.
Birds in Your Backyard
A Bird Lover's Guide to Creating a Garden Sanctuary
Paperback ISBN: 0762109971
A guide to creating an appealing habitat for birds and butterflies includes an A-to-Z landscaping guide, a field guide to more than 170 bird and butterfly varieties, and instructions for building birdhouses and birdbaths. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.
The Crossley ID Guide
Paperback ISBN: 0691157405
" ... This book changes field guide design to make you a better birder ... The most comprehensive guide : 640 stunning scenes created from 10,000 of the author's photographs ... Lifelike in-focus scenes show birds in their habitats ..."--P.  of cover.
A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Species
Paperback ISBN: 1583550682
Colorado Birds is a pocket-sized, folding naturalist guide. Distinctive colorful illustrations highlight the most commonly seen birds in Colorado. Printed on laminated material for durability, these handy guides are a great source of portable information.
The Sibley Guide to Birds
2nd Edition Paperback ISBN: 030795790x
A best seller for more than a dozen years, and now: the completely revised and updated second edition of the most comprehensive, widely acclaimed bird guide available. Among the revisions that have been made for this second edition: All illustrations are approximately 15%-20% larger than they appeared in the first edition. Every image from the first edition has been re-digitized from the original art. 600 new paintings: including illustrations of 85 rare species and additional aspects of the species included in the original edition. Two-thirds (4,356) of all original art has been revised, providing improved detail, and reflecting new physical and behavioral information. Expanded text includes conservation status, habitat, and tips on finding species in the field. More than 600 updated new maps. Elegant overall new design.
Photographic Guide to North American Raptors
Paperback ISBN: 069111644x
Whether soaring or perched, diurnal birds of prey often present challenging identification problems for the bird enthusiast. Variable plumage, color morphs, and unique individual characteristics are just some of the factors bird watchers must consider when identifying the different species. In this authoritative reference, two of the world's top experts on raptors provide an essential guide to the variations in the species, allowing for easier recognition of key identification points. All the distinguishing marks described have been exhaustively tested in a wide range of field conditions by the authors as well as the colleagues and students who have learned from them. Key Features: The only complete photographic guide to North American diurnal birds of prey Includes all species, common and rare Written by well-known experts Contains 365 photographs, each with an explanatory caption and supporting text describing all 43 species of diurnal raptors found in North America Features 14 discussions of specific problems in practical identification Complete set showing every plumage Raptor I.D. problem section showing similar species side by side Species List: Turkey Vulture. Black Vulture. California Condor. Osprey. Hook-billed Kite. Swallow-tailed Kite. White-tailed Kite. Snail Kite. Mississippi Kite. Bald Eagle. Northern Harrier. Sharp-shinned Hawk. Cooper's Hawk. Northern Goshawk. Common Black Hawk. Harris' Hawk. Gray Hawk. Red-shouldered Hawk. Broad-winged Hawk. Short-tailed Hawk. Swainson's Hawk. White-tailed Hawk. Zone-tailed Hawk. Red-tailed Hawk. Ferruginous Hawk. Rough-legged Hawk. Golden Eagle. Crested Caracara. American Kestrel. Merlin. Aplomado Falcon. Gyrfalcon. Peregrine. Prairie Falcon. Crane Hawk. Roadside Hawk. Hawaiian Hawk. Red-backed Hawk. Steller's Sea Eagle. White-tailed Eagle. Collared Forest Falcon. Northern Hobby. Common Kestrel.
Peterson Field Guide to Bird Sounds of Eastern North America
Paperback ISBN: 0547905580
A first-of-its-kind guide to the sounds of Eastern North American birds teaches readers how to visualize sounds and features a revolutionary visual index that allows readers to quickly look up unfamiliar sounds in the field. Original. 10,000 first printing.
The Most Surprised I've Ever Been
School & Library ISBN: 1595144560
One morning, Marcel the shell is walking on the blanket when he is suddenly launched high into the air and gets a bird's-eye view of the baby, Nana Connie's house, and more before falling back down.