National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Birds of North America Book
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National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Birds of North America


  • Author : Jonathan K. Alderfer
  • Publisher : National Geographic Books
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 254
  • ISBN 10 : 9781426207204

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National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Birds of North America Excerpt :

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.

Backyard Guide to the Birds of North America Book

Backyard Guide to the Birds of North America


  • Author : Jonathan Alderfer
  • Publisher : National Geographic
  • Release Date : 2019-10-15
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9781426220623

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Backyard Guide to the Birds of North America Excerpt :

Geared to the casual and experienced birdwatcher alike, this completely revised guide to 150 of the most common and interesting birds in North America provides the perfect way to appreciate the feathered friends outside your window, along with the tools you need to cultivate them wherever you live. This comprehensive and beloved guide reveals the most ubiquitous and remarkable species of North American birds, clearly organized by family and paired with identification tips, behavior, vocal descriptions, and more. The new edition features a "Backyard Basics" section from the world's most prolific birdwatcher, Noah Strycker, with tips on attracting and feeding your favorite birds and creating bird-friendly landscapes. Also included are updated descriptions of 150 common North American species, paired with comprehensive range maps, as well as lush indentification artwork and bite-sized facts. With new contributions from Strycker and a modern redesign, the second edition of this perennial favorite will appeal to new and experienced bird enthusiasts alike.

National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Birds of North America Book
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National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Birds of North America


  • Author : Jonathan Alderfer
  • Publisher : National Geographic Books
  • Release Date : 2011-07-12
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9781426209284

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National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Birds of North America Excerpt :

Essential for the millions of Americans who watch and feed birds in their backyards—whether experienced birders or new birding enthusiasts—from the experts at National Geographic and co-author of the popular and perennial best seller Field Guide to the Birds of North America. No matter where you live—in the country, city, a high-rise or house—this handy guide will quench your curiosity about the feathered creatures in your midst. It features 150 of the most common and interesting birds likely to be observed at backyard feeders, nesting nearby or just migrating through. An indispensable visual index of all 150 species appears on the inside front and back laminated covers, making identification a snap. Beginning with Backyard Basics, an easy-to-follow, richly illustrated presentation on observing and identifying birds—with tips on attracting and feeding your favorite birds, birdhouses, and bird-friendly landscapes to entice nesting—the book is full of National Geographic’s iconic field guide images and maps. Core species on everyone’s list—such as robins, woodpeckers, bluebirds and chickadees—are featured in two-page spreads including practical tips with additional imagery. Sidebars captivate with interesting and little known facts.

National Geographic Complete Birds of North America Book
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National Geographic Complete Birds of North America


  • Author : Jonathan K. Alderfer
  • Publisher : National Geographic Society
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 682
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39076002624208

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National Geographic Complete Birds of North America Excerpt :

Chapters for the more than eighty avian families containing an overview of plumage, behavior, distribution, taxonomy, and conservation are followed by descriptions of all 962 species covering identification, similar species, voice, status, and distributio

Backyard Birds Book
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Backyard Birds


  • Author : Jonathan P. Latimer
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 48
  • ISBN 10 : 0395922763

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Backyard Birds Excerpt :

Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, voices, and habitats of a variety of common birds, arranged by their color. Includes the Peterson System of identifying birds by their unique markings.

National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America Book
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National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America


  • Author : Jon Lloyd Dunn
  • Publisher : National Geographic Books
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 503
  • ISBN 10 : 0792253140

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National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America Excerpt :

A completely revised and updated fifth edition of the popular birding handbook provides identification tips, full-color artwork, new locator and range maps, information on behavior and nesting, new plumage and species classification data, and other valuable facts about more than eight hundred North American birds. Original. 75,000 first printing.

National Geographic Field Guide to Birds Book

National Geographic Field Guide to Birds


  • Author : Jonathan K. Alderfer
  • Publisher : National Geographic Society
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 271
  • ISBN 10 : CORNELL:31924102944182

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National Geographic Field Guide to Birds Excerpt :

An authoritative series of compact regional bird field guides surveys the diverse bird species in a variety of popular birding hotspots, along with helpful identification tips, detailed descriptions, full-color artwork and photographs, new locator and range maps, information on behavior and nesting, new plumage and species classification data, and other valuable facts about North American birds.

National Geographic Pocket Guide to the Birds of North America Book

National Geographic Pocket Guide to the Birds of North America


  • Author : Laura Erickson
  • Publisher : National Geographic Books
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 190
  • ISBN 10 : 9781426210440

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National Geographic Pocket Guide to the Birds of North America Excerpt :

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.

The Backyard Birdsong Guide Eastern and Central North America Book
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The Backyard Birdsong Guide Eastern and Central North America


  • Author : Donald Kroodsma
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-04-12
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 9781943645169

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The Backyard Birdsong Guide Eastern and Central North America Excerpt :

Back by popular demand with more than 300,000 copies sold, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology is proud to re-release the widely acclaimed and bestselling bird audio field guide series, Backyard Birdsongs, from award-winning Ornithologist and Author, Donald Kroodsma. Backyard Birdsongs is an interactive handbook of birds and their songs for beginning bird-watchers. With a touch-button electronic module housing common vocalizations of 75 species from across Eastern and Central North America, this volume offers a truly sensory way to identify and get to know local birds. Crisply detailed and scientifically accurate illustrations accompany each entry, and up-to-date range maps provide clear geographical reference points. Complete with an introduction to birdsongs that will inspire readers to look out their kitchen windows and venture out in the field, this unique book provides an exciting entryway into the subtle art of birding. This second edition includes a much-requested new Sound Track Index (to help make watching and listening to birds easier), and a download of the award-winning MERLIN™ Bird ID App available FREE on iTunes and Android stores (no code necessary). 35% of the net proceeds from the sale of Backyard Birdsongs supports projects at the Cornell Lab, such as children’s educational and community programs.

National Geographic Kids Bird Guide of North America Book
Score: 4.5
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National Geographic Kids Bird Guide of North America


  • Author : Jonathan Alderfer
  • Publisher : National Geographic Books
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 10 : 9781426310942

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National Geographic Kids Bird Guide of North America Excerpt :

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.

Smithsonian Field Guide to the Birds of North America Book
Score: 4
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Smithsonian Field Guide to the Birds of North America


  • Author : Ted Floyd
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2008-05-27
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 528
  • ISBN 10 : 9780061120404

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Smithsonian Field Guide to the Birds of North America Excerpt :

This new field guide provides a suite of modern tools to effectively aid in the identification of more than 750 species of birds across North America. It introduces a "whole bird" approach by concisely gathering a collection of information about birds into one portable and well-organized volume. 2,000 stunning color photographs of birds in natural habitats show the most important field marks, regional population differences, life stages, and behaviors 700-plus detailed and up-to-date color range maps show summer, migration, winter, year-round, and rare but regular occurrences of every major species A DVD of birdsongs for 138 major species (587 vocalizations in all for 5½ hours of play); each high-quality MP3 file is embedded with an image of the bird, perfect to view on home computers and portable MP3 players Concise descriptions of habits and ecology, age-related and seasonal differences, regional forms, vocalization, and informative captions pointing out the most important aspects of the bird 46 group essays with information outlining taxonomy, feeding, migration, habitats, behaviors, and conservation status A thorough and accessible introduction to birds and birding includes sections on parts of a bird, plumage and molt, food and feeding, migration, habitats, conservation, tips on bow to become a better birder, and more A detailed glossary of terms, species checklist, and quick index The new Smithsonian Field Guide to the Birds of North America is perfectly designed to give birders the most powerful and user-friendly collection of information to carry into the field or wherever they enjoy learning about birds and nature.

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


  • Author : Bill Thompson, III
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 0547119348

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The Young Birder s Guide to Birds of Eastern North America Excerpt :

Featuring an abundance of color photographs, drawings, and maps, this ultimate birding resource is jam-packed with information on more than two hundred species.

Familiar Birds of North America Book

Familiar Birds of North America


  • Author : National Audubon Society
  • Publisher : Alfred a Knopf Incorporated
  • Release Date : 1986
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 0394748425

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Familiar Birds of North America Excerpt :

A guide containing full-color photographs, range maps, and comprehensive information on eighty species of birds that inhabit the western region of North America, arranged by shape and size

Lorimer Field Guide to 225 Ontario Birds Book

Lorimer Field Guide to 225 Ontario Birds


  • Author : Jeffrey C. Domm
  • Publisher : James Lorimer & Company
  • Release Date : 2012-04-16
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9781459400436

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Lorimer Field Guide to 225 Ontario Birds Excerpt :

Birding is one of Canada's most popular outdoor activities. Identifying species at backyard feeders, in parks, fields, and forests is popular with young and old alike. And in parks, on shorelines, and in rural areas throughout Ontario, there are internationally recognized spots for seeing migrant and breeding birds, such as the tundra swan and the peregrine falcon. This new edition of Jeff Domm's popular and successful field guide stands out from other leading bird guides with its simple visual presentation of a range of key facts, including: Identifying features of every species Frequency and seasonality info specific to southern Ontario Preferred feeder types Nesting details Egg identification 100+ top birding sites throughout southern Ontario, with locator maps The Lorimer Field Guide to 225 Ontario Birds is a handy reference for beginners and a useful local guide for experienced birders.