National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Birds of North America


Author: Jonathan K. Alderfer,Paul Hess
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426207204
Category: Nature
Page: 254
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Covers more than 150 species of North American birds and includes nearly 300 full-color photos, 150 range maps and 500 additional illustrations, as well as tips on feeding, birdhouses and creating bird-friendly backyard landscapes. Original.

National Geographic Complete Birds of North America


Author: Jonathan Alderfer,Jon Lloyd Dunn
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426213735
Category: Nature
Page: 743
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Examines more than eighty avian families, including an overview of plumage, behavior, distribution, taxonomy, and conservation, and describes all 962 species, covering identification, similar species, voice, status, and distribution.

National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America


Author: Jon Lloyd Dunn,Jonathan K. Alderfer
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426208286
Category: Nature
Page: 574
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Presents a guidebook which provides identification tips, information on behavior and nesting, locator and range maps, and plumage and species classification data on over 990 species of birds found in North America.

National Geographic Pocket Guide to the Birds of North America


Author: Laura Erickson,Jonathan K. Alderfer
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426210442
Category: Nature
Page: 190
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Presents information about 160 North American bird species, including facts about physical features, voice, habitat, food, and a map indicating the regions in which each species can be found.

National Geographic Kids Bird Guide of North America

The Best Birding Book for Kids from National Geographic's Bird Experts
Author: Jonathan Alderfer
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426310943
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 176
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Profiles one hundred bird species from coast to coast, offers information about topics ranging from bird calls to behaviors, and provides complementary sidebars, range maps, and instructions for building birdhouses and bird feeders.

National Geographic Complete Birds of the World


Author: Tim Harris
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426204036
Category: Nature
Page: 384
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Offers detailed information on every bird family in the world, including their physical characteristics, behaviors, conservation status, taxonomy, and photographs of individual species.

All the Birds of North America


Author: Jack Griggs,Jack L. Griggs
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0060527706
Category: Nature
Page: 400
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A field guide to North American birds presents an identification method that uses panoramic illustrations, range maps, and an organization system based on habitat and characteristics.

Stokes Field Guide to Birds

Eastern Region
Author: Donald Stokes,Lillian Stokes
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 9780316818094
Category: Nature
Page: 496
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The easiest-to-use and most comprehensive field guide to North American birds-from the country's preeminent writers on birds and nature Drawing on more than twenty years' experience as bird and wildlife experts, Donald and Lillian Stokes have produced field guides that are factually, visually, and organizationally superior to any other books you can buy. You'll find: * All the identification information on a single page-color photographs, range map, and detailed description. No more fumbling to match photos with text! * For fast reference-a compact alphabetical index inside the front and back covers. * More than 900 high-resolution color identification photographs. * An illustrated Quick Guide to the most common backyard and feeder birds. * Convenient colored tabs keyed to each bird group. * Concise and comprehensive text, with information on habitat; plumage variation; feeding, nesting, and mating behavior; bird feeder proclivity; and-for the first time in any guide-population trends and conservation status.

National Geographic Field Guide to the Trees of North America


Author: Keith Rushforth,Charles Hollis
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9780792253105
Category: Nature
Page: 262
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Features more than one thousand annotated illustrations of North American trees and their foliage, seeds, and buds, and provides information on habitat, climate, and species traits and history.

National Wildlife Federation Field Guide to Birds of North America


Author: Edward S. Brinkley
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781402738746
Category: Nature
Page: 527
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A photographic field guide of North American birds provides color photographs of birds in their natural habitat and discusses their physical characteristics, habitats, behaviors, songs, and migration routes.

The Young Birder's Guide to Birds of Eastern North America


Author: Bill Thompson, III,Julie Zickefoose
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547119342
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 256
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Featuring an abundance of color photographs, drawings, and maps, this ultimate birding resource is jam-packed with information on more than two hundred species.

Backyard Guide to Insects and Spiders of North America


Author: Arthur V. Evans
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 142621782X
Category: Insects
Page: 238
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"If you are the kind of person who wants to know more about that moth fluttering at the porch light, that shiny beetle inching through the grass, or that patient spider spinning her web in the corner of your garden, this is the book for you. In this colorful beginner's guide, you'll meet the top 150 species of arthropods -- insects, spiders, and kin -- that you are most likely to encounter in everyday life."--Back cover.

Birds of North America

A Guide to Field Identification
Author: Chandler S. Robbins,Bertel Bruun,Herbert Spencer Zim
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9781582380919
Category: Nature
Page: 359
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Contains maps, color illustrations, and statistics on 700 species of birds.

Backyard Birding

A Guide To Attracting And Identifying Birds
Author: Randi Minetor
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1461745667
Category: Nature
Page: 256
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How to bring birds to your home and keep them there—including 250 full-color photos They're out there every day, flashing through your yard, perching in a tree, collecting on utility wires, or congregating around puddles. They already share your backyard and neighborhood with you, but you—even if you are already one of America's more than 68 million birders—haven't formally invited them over for dinner. This book shows you how. Backyard Birding helps you maximize your home birding experiences and attract a wider variety of birds. With 250 full-color photos and concise, informative text, it provides indispensable details on what foods, plants, trees, water sources, and nesting materials will attract particular species. It helps you make the right choices the first time—and avoid costly mistakes. As an identification guide, it goes further than any previous resource in clarifying such matters as male/female plumage variations and breeding vs. nonbreeding plumage. Randi and Nic Minetor traveled from Florida to Alaska to photograph the hundreds of species in these pages. The result is a compendium from America's backyards to your fingertips, with information useful in whatever climate or habitat your own backyard may provide. * 250 vibrant full-color photos capturing birds in stunning detail * Focus on top 24 birds found nationally as well as in Eastern and Western locations * Picture index of all the birds found throughout the book for easy reference * Seasonal bird feeding checklists

National Geographic Illustrated Guide to Wildlife

From Your Back Door to the Great Outdoors
Author: National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426213727
Category: Nature
Page: 446
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Filled with photographs and original artwork, a resource from one of the most trusted names in field guides showcases 900 species of North America's most common birds, mammals, insects, reptiles and amphibians, along with fish and other aquatic creatures.

Birds of North America

Western Region
Author: François Vuilleumier
Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
ISBN: 9780756658687
Category: Nature
Page: 480
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A full-color guide with labeled images and range maps offers photographic profiles of the birds that inhabit western North America, including behavior, nesting and habitat. Original.

A Field Guide to Mexican Birds

Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador
Author: Roger Tory Peterson,Edward L. Chalif
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395975145
Category: Nature
Page: 320
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Describes the calls, range, and male and female markings of more than one thousand species

National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of Western North America


Author: Jon Dunn,Jonathan K. Alderfer
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426203312
Category: Nature
Page: 447
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A birding guidebook provides identification tips, information on behavior and nesting, six hundred locator and range maps, and new plumage and species classification data on over 750 North American birds found west of the Rocky Mountains.

The Bird Watching Answer Book

Everything You Need to Know to Enjoy Birds in Your Backyard and Beyond
Author: Laura Erickson
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603428062
Category: Nature
Page: 400
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Learn the how’s and why’s of bird behavior, from flirtatious mating practices and gorgeous birdsong to flying south for the winter. In this lively reference book, Laura Erickson addresses hundreds of real-life questions sent in to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, the world’s foremost authority on birds. With expert advice on bird watching techniques and equipment, feeding and housing birds, protecting habitats, and much more, Erickson guides you through the intricacies of the avian world with a contagious passion for our feathered friends.