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National Geographic field guide to the birds of North America

Author: Jon L Dunn; Jonathan K Alderfer; National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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Describes and presents color illustrations and range maps for 967 North American bird species, covering their physical characteristics, behavior, habitats, and vocalizations.
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Identification
guide
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jon L Dunn; Jonathan K Alderfer; National Geographic Society (U.S.)
ISBN: 0792253140 9780792253143
OCLC Number: 70167849
Notes: Rev. ed. of: Field guide to the birds of North America. 4th ed., Fully rev. & updated. 2002.
Includes index.
Description: 503 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 21 cm.
Contents: Ducks, geese, swans --
Curassows, guans --
Partridges, grouse, turkeys, Old Word quail --
New World quail --
Loons --
Grebes --
Albatrosses --
Shearwaters, petrels --
Storm-petrels --
Frigatebirds --
Tropicbirds --
Boobies, gannets --
Pelicans --
Darters --
Cormorants --
Herons, bitterns, allies --
Storks --
Flamingos --
Ibises, spoonbills --
New World vultures --
Hawks, kites, eagles, allies --
Caracaras, falcons --
Limpkins --
Rails, gallinules, coots --
Cranes --
Lapwings, plovers --
Jacanas --
Oystercatchers --
Silts, avocets --
Sandpipers, phalaropes, allies --
Gulls, terns, skimmers --
Skuas, jaegers --
Auks, murres, puffins --
Pigeons, doves --
Lories, parakeets, macaws, parrots --
Cuckoos, roadrunners, anis --
Owls --
Goatsuckers --
Swifts --
Hummingbirds --
Trogons --
Kingfishers --
Woodpeckers, allies --
Tyrant flycatchers --
Shrikes --
Vireos --
Crows, jays --
Larks --
Swallows --
Babblers --
Chickadees, titmice --
Penduline tits, verdins --
Long-tailed tits, bushtits --
Creepers --
Nuthatches --
Wrens --
Dippers --
Kinglets --
Old World warblers, gnatcatcher --
Old World flycatchers --
Thrushes --
Mockingbirds, thrashers --
Bulbuls --
Starlings --
Accentors --
Wagtails, pipits --
Waxwings --
Silky-flycatchers --
Wood-warblers --
Olive warbler --
Tanagers --
Bananaquit --
Emberizids (sparrows) --
Cardinals, saltators, allies --
Blackbirds --
Fringilline and cardueline finches, allies --
Old World sparrows --
Weavers --
Estrildid finches --
Accidentals, extinct species --
Appendix. AOU and ABA checklist differences ; Greenland ; Bermuda.
Other Titles: Field guide to the birds of North America
Birds of North America
Field guide to the birds of North America.
Responsibility: edited by Jon L. Dunn and Jonathan Alderfer.

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A bird field guide that follows the AOU (American Ornithologists' Union) classification. It features almost every species officially recorded.  Read more...
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