Nature

Birds of Eastern North America

Author: Paul Sterry

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN:

Category: Nature

Page: 336

View: 561

The finest, most lavishly illustrated photographic guide to the birds of eastern North America Combining informative and accessible text, up-to-date maps, and—above all—stunning color photographs, this is the best and most lavishly illustrated photographic guide to the birds of eastern North America. All of the images have been carefully selected to convey both the sheer beauty and the key identification features of each bird, and many of the photos are larger than those found in other guides. Wherever possible, a variety of plumages are pictured, providing visual coverage and usefulness matching any artwork-illustrated field guide. And many of the images are state-of-the-art digital photographs by Brian Small, one of North America's finest bird photographers. These pictures, many seen here for the first time, reproduce a previously unimaginable level of detail. Finally, the ranges of nearly all species are shown on maps from the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, the authority on North American birding. New and experienced birders alike will find this guide indispensable: the clear layout will help novices easily identify the birds they see, while the superb photographs will help seasoned birders confirm identifications. The best, most lavishly illustrated photographic guide to the region's birds Larger color photos than most other field guides Fresh contemporary design—clear, easy-to-use, and attractive Informative, accessible, and authoritative text Range maps from the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology Covers entire eastern half of mainland North America and the arctic and subarctic territorial islands of the U.S. and Canada
Nature

The National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds

Author: John L. Bull

Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated

ISBN:

Category: Nature

Page: 796

View: 148

A revised edition of the popular field guide includes hundreds of all new, full-color photographs, along with information on diverse species of eastern birds, their characteristics, habitats and ranges, identification tips, and more. 200,000 first printing.
Bird watching

Sibley Birds East

Author:

Publisher: Knopf

ISBN:

Category: Bird watching

Page: 438

View: 461

"Covering North American species east of the Rocky Mountains, [offering] a wealth of improvements and updates"--Front flap.
Nature

Peterson Field Guide to Birds of Eastern and Central North America

Author: Roger Tory Peterson

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN:

Category: Nature

Page: 445

View: 995

Presents illustrations and detailed descriptions of the most common species of birds found in the eastern and central areas of North America, with advice on bird identification and maps indicating the range of each species.
Nature

A Field Guide to Feeder Birds

Author: Roger Tory Peterson

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN:

Category: Nature

Page: 106

View: 332

Provides advice on how to set up and stock a bird feeder, and fend off squirrels and predators, and offers information on identifying and feeding birds that visit feeders in eastern and central Canada and the United States.
Nature

Birds of North America

Author: Fred Alsop

Publisher: DK Smithsonian Handbook

ISBN:

Category: Nature

Page: 751

View: 133

Provides illustrations helpful for identification of hundreds of birds native to the Eastern region of North America.
Nature

The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America

Author:

Publisher: Knopf

ISBN:

Category: Nature

Page: 431

View: 807

A guide for bird enthusiasts specifically designed for use in the field features descriptions of 650 species of birds from east of the Rocky Mountains, and illustrations that depict species from different views.
Nature

Sibley's Backyard Birds

Author: David Allen Sibley

Publisher: Scott & Nix Incorporated

ISBN:

Category: Nature

Page:

View: 966

Featuring the top 100 bird species in eastern and western North America, these high-quality, illustrated posters include a selection of beautifully rendered paintings designed to highlight the intricate details of each bird. Both male and female birds are represented in relative scale, offering birdwatchers the opportunity to view the most common birds at a glance and giving an accurate impression of the differences in sizes. To aid in identification, birds are arranged by type?from blackbirds to woodpeckers to songbirds, and beyond. Using the foothills of the Rocky Mountains as the dividing line for east and west, these essential guides can be used for easy identification of backyard birds in North America. These meticulously detailed posters make remarkable additions to any birder's reference collection.
Nature

Birds of North America

Author: François Vuilleumier

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

ISBN:

Category: Nature

Page: 480

View: 506

A full-color guide with labeled images and range maps offers photographic profiles of the birds that inhabit eastern North America, including behavior, nesting and habitat. Original.
Nature

Peterson Field Guide to Bird Sounds of Eastern North America

Author: Nathan Pieplow

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN:

Category: Nature

Page: 512

View: 507

The first comprehensive guide to the sounds of eastern North American birds, featuring an innovative visual index that allows readers to quickly look up unfamiliar sounds in the field. Bird songs and calls are just as important as visual field marks in identifying birds. But until now, the only way to learn them was by memorization. With this groundbreaking book, it’s possible to visually distinguish bird sounds and identify birds using a field guide format. At the core of this guide is the spectrogram, a visual graph of sound. With a brief introduction to five key aspects—speed, repetition, pauses, pitch pattern, and tone quality—readers can learn to visualize sounds, without any musical training or auditory memorization. Picturing sounds makes it possible to search this book visually for a bird song heard in the field. The Sound Index groups similar songs together, narrowing the identification choices quickly to a brief list of birds that sound alike. Readers can then turn to the species account for more information and/or listen to the accompanying audio tracks available online, through Cornell's Lab of Ornithology. Identifying birds by sound is arguably the most challenging and important skill in birding. This book makes it vastly easier to master than ever before.
Birds

Audubon Bird Cards

Author: National Association of Audubon Societies for the Protection of Wild Birds and Animals

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Birds

Page:

View: 312

Nature

Familiar Birds of North America

Author: National Audubon Society

Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated

ISBN:

Category: Nature

Page: 192

View: 678

This guide contains full-color photographs, range maps, and comprehensive information on eighty species of birds, arranged by shape and size, that inhabit the eastern region of North America
History

Birds of Eastern North America

Author: Chester Albert Reed

Publisher: Sagwan Press

ISBN:

Category: History

Page: 468

View: 204

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