The Sibley Guide to Birds
ISBN10: 030795790X ISBN13: 9780307957900 Publisher: Random House Inc Published: Mar 11 2014 Pages: 598 Weight: 3.00lbs. Height: 9.75" Width: 6.50" Depth: 1.50" Edition: 2nd Edition Language: English
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.