Birds: Field Guides
American Museum of Natural History Birds of North America
1st Edition Paperback ISBN: 0756665884
Birds of North America is the ultimate family reference on the birds of the United States and Canada, in an accessible format that is perfect for field use. Written by a team of more than 30 birders and ornithologists, each an expert on certain species or family bird groups,Birds of North America brings a whole new level of expertise to the birder's library, all in one category-killing volume. Information on behavior, nesting, and habitat, omitted from many field guides, is included throughout, while books on behavior don't include the wealth of identification information, in as accessible a format, as does this book.
Paperback ISBN: 1591935318
Orioles are among the most beloved birds in the nation - and for good reason. They're beautiful and friendly. Their songs are strong and pure. Almost anyone would welcome these feathered friends to their backyard feeders, and now you can bring them to yours! The book features fascinating facts about the lives of orioles, in-depth information about feeding orioles (including seed types and bird feeder types), feeding Q&A and more!
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.
Peterson Field Guide to Birds of Eastern and Central North America
Paperback ISBN: 0547152469
Each book in this series covers all the different species of a particular type of plant or animal, providing hundreds of color illustrations and range maps so that both nature enthusiasts and backyard observers can easily identify a particular type of flora or fauna.
A Folding Pocket Guide for Beginning Birders
Paperback ISBN: 1620052296
Birders use many kinds of information to identify birds, including size and shape, color pattern, markings, behavior, habitat and calls. This handy guide puts basic birding skills at your fingertips, explaining simple techniques that allow you to sort birds into categories for easier ID. It also discusses equipment needs, resources and tools for the beginning birder, as well as tips for attracting birds to your backyard.
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.
Smithsonian Field Guide to the Birds of North America
Paperback ISBN: 0061120405
A photographic guide to North American wild birds features more than 2,500 color photographs, coverage of 730 species, informative essays on bird behavior and identification, and hundreds of color maps based on the latest range information. Original. 100,000 first printing.
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.
The New Birder's Guide to Birds of North America
Paperback ISBN: 054407047x
“I love this book. It is fun to read, beautifully laid out, and accompanied by exquisite illustrations. The sections called ‘Wow’ and ‘Remember’ on each page will elicit 'I never knew that!' from many readers. This is a winner for the new birder from four to one hundred and four.