National Wildlife Federation Field Guide to Birds of North America
ISBN10: 1402738749 ISBN13: 9781402738746 Contributors: Tufts, Craig Publisher: Sterling Pub Co Inc Published: May 3 2007 Pages: 527 Weight: 1.85lbs. Height: 7.75" Width: 4.75" Depth: 1.50" Language: English
From the National Wildlife Federation(R) comes the most up-to-date, all-photographic field guide to North American birds. Birders will find it indispensable: this single, portable volume features more than 750 species, along with more than 2,000 stunning images by leading nature photographers showing birds in their natural habitats. Captions highlight important field marks, and comprehensive species accounts describe habitats, behavior, flight, migration, songs, and plumages. Other features include: more than 600 maps showing bird distribution in every season; strategies for watching and identifying birds; a complete species index plus a quick-flip index; a glossary of terms; and a checklist of birds. The guide's unique waterproof cover makes it especially valuable for use in the field.