National Geographic Field Guide to Birds

National Geographic Field Guide to Birds


Book - 2005
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This expert bird field guide offers tips for beginners and practiced birders alike for the ultimate birding adventure.

Sized for a backpack or pocket, this 272-page volume covers 168 species (each with a photograph and range map) with local expertise provided by experienced birders. Readers will make quick and confident identifications thanks to the uncluttered, easy-to-use format. An introductory locator map pinpoints top birding sites, and customized range maps detail each species' winter, breeding, migration, and resident ranges.

You'll find:
* An introduction from expert birder Allen Chartier, inviting birders to his favorite Michigan birding hotspots
* Identification tips highlighting a bird's size, shape, and markings
* Behavior and habitat information
* Local sites where you'll find the birds in your state
* Maps with year-round, winter, migration, and breeding ranges
* Field notes with extra ID tips or amazing facts
* Two indexes--one color, one alphabetical--for finding birds fast in the field
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2005.
ISBN: 9780792238744
Characteristics: 269 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 16 cm.
Additional Contributors: Alderfer, Jonathan K.
Alternative Title: Field guide to birds. Michigan


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