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Birds of North America : a guide to field identification

Author: Chandler S Robbins; Bertel Bruun; Herbert S Zim
Publisher: New York : Golden Press, ©1983.
Series: Golden field guide series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Expanded, rev. edView all editions and formats
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Text and illustrations identify 645 species of birds.
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Chandler S Robbins; Bertel Bruun; Herbert S Zim
ISBN: 030737002X 9780307370020 0307336565 9780307336569
OCLC Number: 10075791
Description: 360 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm.
Contents: Loons--Order Gaviiformes; Family Gaviidae --
Grebes--Order Podicipediformes; Family Podicipedidae --
Tubenoses--Order Procellariiformes --
Albatrosses--Family Diomedeidae --
Fulmars, Shearwaters, Petrels--Family Procellariidae --
Storm-Petrels--Family Hydrobatidae --
Pelicans and Allies--Order Pelecaniformes --
Tropicbirds--Family Phaethontidae --
Gannets and Boobies--Family Sulidae --
Pelicans--Family Pelecanidae --
Cormorants--Family Phalacrocoracidae --
Anhingas--Family Anhingidae --
Frigatebirds--Family Fregatidae --
Herons and Allies--Order Ciconiiformes --
Herons and Bitterns--Family Ardeidae --
Ibises and Spoonbills--Family Threskiornithidae --
Storks--Family Ciconiidae --
Flamingos--Order Phoenicopteriformes; Family Phoenicopteridae --
Waterfowl--Order Anseriformes; Family Anatidae --
Whistling-Ducks, Swans, and Geese--Subfamily Anserinae --
Whistling-Ducks--Tribe Dendrocygnini --
Swans--Tribe Cygnini --
Geese--Tribe Anserini --
Ducks--Subfamily Anatinae --
Surface-feeding Ducks--Tribes Anatini and Cairinini --
Bay Ducks--Tribe Aythyini --
Sea Ducks and Mergansers--Tribe Mergini --
Stiff-tailed Ducks--Tribe Oxyurini --
Vultures, Hawks, and Falcons--Order Falconiformes --
American Vultures--Family Cathartidae --
Kites, Hawks, Eagles, and Ospreys--Family Accipitridae --
Caracaras and Falcons--Family Falconidae --
Gallinaceous Birds--Order Galliformes --
Chachalacas--Family Cracidae --
Pheasants and Allies--Family Phasianidae --
Partridges and Pheasants--Subfamily Phasianinae --
Grouse and Ptarmigan--Subfamily Tetraoninae --
Turkeys--Subfamily Meleagridinae --
Quail--Subfamily Odontophorinae --
Cranes and Allies--Order Gruiformes --
Rails, Gallinules, and Coots--Family Rallidae --
Limpkins--Family Aramidae --
Cranes--Family Gruidae --
Shorebirds, Gulls and Alcids--Order Charadriiformes --
Plovers--Family Charadriidae --
Oystercatchers--Family Haematopodidae --
Stilts and Avocets--Family Recurvirostridae --
Jacanas--Family Jacanidae --
Sandpipers, Turnstones, Surfbirds, Phalaropes--Family Scolopacidae --
Gulls and Allies--Family Laridae --
Jaegers and Skuas--Subfamily Stercorariinae --
Gulls--Subfamily Larinae --
Terns--Subfamily Sterninae --
Skimmers--Subfamily Rynchopinae --
Alcids--Family Alcidae --
Pigeons, Doves--Order Columbiformes; Family Columbidae --
Parrots--Order Psittaciformes; Family Psittacidae --
Cuckoos, Roadrunners, Anis--Order Cuculiformes; Family Cuculidae --
Owls--Order Strigiformes; Families Tytonidae, Strigidae --
Goatsuckers--Order Caprimulgiformes; Family Caprimulgidae --
Swifts and Hummingbirds--Order Apodiformes --
Swifts--Family Apodidae --
Hummingbirds--Family Trochilidae --
Trogons--Order Trogoniformes; Family Trogonidae --
Kingfishers--Order Coraciiformes; Family Alcedinidae --
Woodpeckers--Order Piciformes; Family Picidae --
Perching Birds--Order Passeriformes --
Tyrant Flycatchers and Becards--Family Tyrannidae --
Larks--Family Alaudidae --
Swallows--Family Hirundinidae --
Jays, Magpies, and Crows--Family Corvidae --
Chickadees and Titmice--Family Paridae --
Verdins--Family Remizidae --
Bushtits--Family Aegithalidae --
Nuthatches--Family Sittidae --
Creepers--Family Certhiidae --
Bulbuls--Family Pycnonotidae --
Wrens--Family Troglodytidae --
Dippers--Family Cinclidae --
Old World Warblers, Kinglets, Gnatcatchers, Thrushes--Family Muscicapidae --
Old World Warblers, Kinglets, Gnatcatchers--Subfamily Sylviinae --
Old World Flycatchers--Subfamily Muscicapinae --
Bluebirds, Solitaires, Other Thrushes--Subfamily Turdinae --
Wrentits--Subfamily Timaliinae --
Mockingbirds and Thrashers--Family Mimidae --
Wagtails and Pipits--Family Motacillidae --
Waxwings--Family Bombycillidae --
Silky-Flycatchers--Family Ptilogonatidae --
Shrikes--Family Laniidae --
Starlings--Family Sturnidae --
Vireos--Family Vireonidae --
Wood-Warblers, Tanagers, Grosbeaks, Sparrows, Blackbirds--Family Emberizidae --
Wood-Warblers--Subfamily Parulinae --
Bananaquits--Subfamily Coerebinae --
Tanagers--Subfamily Thraupinae --
Grosbeaks, Tropical Buntings, Dickcissel--Subfamily Cardinalinae --
Towhees, Sparrows, Longspurs--Subfamily Emberizinae --
Blackbirds and Orioles--Subfamily Icterinae --
Finches--Family Fringillidae --
Bramblings--Subfamily Fringillinae --
Cardueline Finches--Subfamily Carduelinae --
Old World Sparrows --Family Passeridae.
Series Title: Golden field guide series.
Responsibility: by Chandler S. Robbins, Bertel Bruun, and Herbert S. Zim ; illustrated by Arthur Singer.

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Text and illustrations identify 645 species of birds.

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