Covering 300 of the most common birds in all of the United States and Canada, The Young Birder’s Guide to Birds of North America is loaded with color photographs, drawings showing typical behaviors, range maps, an easy-to-use checklist, fun facts, and authoritative information about each bird, its vocalizations, and its habitat. While other field guides might overwhelm kids who are new to birding, The Young Birder’s Guide to Birds of North America was created with help from kids. Bill Thompson’s own son and daughter and their elementary school classes helped select the content. Kid tested, kid approved!
A natural history of birds provides information on more than nine hundred species of birds, including what they eat, where they build their nests, how many eggs they lay, what habitat they choose, when they migrate, and their current conservation status.
More than 50 million birders can’t be wrong. No matter where you live, you have the joy of hearing and seeing birds. This easy-to-use, full-color guide will provide you with the answers. Here you’ll learn how to identify different bird species by observing their body-parts, understand birds’ behavior and habits, get to know the birds around the home or a vacation spot, attract and make a good home for these new feathered friends, and much more! Designed especially for the home birdwatcher, but with information on destination vacations, this book teaches, “If you’re prepared to see them, they will come!”
“Bird Watching for Beginners” will give you hints, tips, and the know-how to find certain birds as well as identifying them. This book is not only perfect for the amateur bird watcher but it also gives great information to the professionals too. Bird watching is the very best kind of fun. It's easy, inexpensive, healthful, and satisfying. You will find in this book: The equipment you'll need; What to look for in a good pair of binoculars; Bird watching etiquette; Tips for identifying birds; Appreciating the songs of birds; Attracting birds to your back yard; Landscaping for birds and much more. In "Bird Watching for Beginners", you'll learn: What to look for when identifying a bird; How to recognize a bird by their song; How to use a field guide when bird watching; What type of bird seed to use and how certain seeds can attract specific birds; Making your own bird bath to bring the birds to your own yard; How to make your own bird house; The best ways to landscape your yard to attract birds.
Rebecca, the red-tailed hawk, is not afraid of ghosts! One night, she bravely ventures into the barn to meet the famous ghost of Donley Farm. But when she finally meets him, Rebecca is surprised to discover that this ÐghostÓ is much more familiar than she�d expected._ Join Rebecca as she stays up late to talk with her new friend and find out what they have in common and how they are different.
The Northern California coast--from Monterey County to the Oregon border--is home to some of the richest avian habitats on the North American continent. Field Guide to Birds of the Northern California Coast provides a comprehensive ecological overview of this extensive and diverse region. It features detailed discussions of the area's most common waterbirds, raptors, and landbirds and highlights the most productive birding sites in each Northern California coastal county. Accessibly written and user-friendly, this guide contains nearly 250 species accounts that focus on seasonal rhythms and behavioral characteristics of each species. More than 130 color photographs and hand-drawn sketches depict the birds in context, and maps and occurrence charts indicate when readers might spot each species.
A collaborative effort between two leading bird-watching authorities shares accessible tips for backyard birding while debunking common myths, in a lighthearted reference that makes recommendations for attracting and feeding 130 profiled species and addressing common problems. Original.