Birds: Field Guides
Sibley Birds East
Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America
2nd Edition Paperback ISBN: 0307957918
A new edition of the eastern North American guide for bird enthusiasts profiles 550 species, and features new illustrations and maps, in a guide specifically designed for use in the field. Original.
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.
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.
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.
The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America
1st Edition Paperback ISBN: 067945120x
A guide for bird enthusiasts specifically designed for use in the field features descriptions of 650 species of birds from east of the Rocky Mountains, and illustrations that depict species from different views.
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 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.