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Field guide to the birds of North America.

Author: National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Aids in the identification of all species known to breed in North America, describing their appearance, behavior, natural habitat, and rarity.
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
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Field guide to the birds of North America.
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 1999
(OCoLC)607163340
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: National Geographic Society (U.S.)
ISBN: 0792274512 9780792274513 0792274598 9780792274599 0792265696 9780792265696
OCLC Number: 41424971
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 480 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Loons --
Grebes --
Albatrosses --
Shearwaters, petrels. Gadfly petrels --
Storm-petrels --
Frigatebirds; tropicbirds --
Boobies, gannets --
Pelicans --
Anhingas; cormorants --
Herons, bitterns, egrets --
Storks; flamingos --
Ibises, spoonbills --
Ducks, geese, swans. Whistling-ducks; perching ducks ; Dabbling ducks ; Pochards ; Eiders ; Sea Ducks ; Mergansers ; Stiff-tailed ducks; Exotic waterfowl ; Illustration: ducks in flight --
New World vultures; hawks, kites, eagles. Accipiters ; Buteos --
Caracaras, falcons. Illustration: female hawks in flight --
Chacalacas; partridges, grouse, turkeys --
New World quail --
Limpkin; rails, gallinules, coots --
Cranes --
Lapwings, plovers --
Jacanas; oystercatchers; stilts, avocets --
Sandpipers, phalaropes. Dowitchers ; Phalaropes ; Illustration: shorebirds in flight --
Skuas, gulls, terns, skimmers. Jaegers ; Gulls ; Illustration: immature gulls in flight ; Terns --
Auks, murres, puffins --
Pigeons, doves --
Parakeets, parrots --
Cuckoos, roadrunners, anis --
Owls --
Nightjars --
Swifts --
Hummingbirds --
Trogons --
Kingfishers --
Woodpeckers. Sapsuckers --
Tyrant flycatchers. Empidonax flycatchers --
Shrikes --
Vireos --
Crows, jays, magpies --
Larks --
Swallows --
Wrentit; chickadees, titmice --
Verdins; bushtits --
Creepers; nuthatches --
Wrens --
Dippers --
Kinglets; Old World warblers, gnatcatchers --
Old World flycatchers --
Thrushes, robins --
Mockingbirds, thrashers --
Bulbuls; starlings --
Accentors; wagtails, pipits --
Waxwings; silky-flycatchers --
Wood-warblers --
Olive warbler --
Tanagers --
Bananaquits; towhees, sparrows, longspurs, Emberiza buntings --
Cardinals, grosbeaks, passerina buntings --
Blackbirds, orioles --
Finches --
Old World sparrows; Estrildid finches; weavers.
Other Titles: National Geographic field guide to the birds of North America
Birds of North America

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Aids in the identification of all species known to breed in North America, describing their appearance, behavior, natural habitat, and rarity.

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