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The birdwatcher's companion to North American birdlife

Author: Christopher W Leahy; Gordon Morrison
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The quintessential A-Z guide, this is a book that anyone interested in birds will want to have close at hand. First published more than twenty years ago, this highly respected reference volume has been fully revised and updated. It captures the fundamental details as well as the immense fascination of North American bird life." "Both a practical handbook for amateurs and a handy reference for seasoned birders, it  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher W Leahy; Gordon Morrison
ISBN: 0691092974 9780691092973
OCLC Number: 53144671
Notes: "Published in collaboration with the American Birding Association"--Jacket.
Description: xxvii, 1039 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The Companion --
Checklist of North American Birds --
Checklist of Casual and Accidental Species --
Alternative Phylogeny of North American Bird Families --
Classification of Major Categories of Extinct Birds --
Exotic Species --
Birdwatcher's Calendar.
Responsibility: Christopher W. Leahy ; illustrations by Gordon Morrison.
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Intended for those interested in birds, this work captures the fundamental details as well as the fascination of North American bird life. It provides accounts of the basic elements of birdlife, as  Read more...

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A wonderful book that I highly recommend... I've had the original, encyclopedic book for years and couldn't do without it. -- Jim Williams Minneapolis Star Tribune A thousand-page A-to-Z guide to Read more...

 
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