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Field guide to the birds of North America.

Author: National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th ed., Fully rev. & updatedView all editions and formats
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This field guide for serious birders combines accurate illustrations with useful maps and text in a portable format. Textual information includes notes on identification, behavior, habitat, and song; the illustrations depict individual species in varying plumages.
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Genre/Form: Identification guides
Identification
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: National Geographic Society (U.S.)
ISBN: 0792268776 9780792268772
OCLC Number: 51509874
Description: 480 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 21 cm
Contents: Loons --
Grebes --
Albatrosses --
Shearwaters, petrels --
Storm-petrels --
Frigatebirds; tropicbirds --
Boobies, gannets --
Pelicans --
Anhingas; cormorants --
Herons, bitterns, egrets --
Storks, flamingos --
Ibises, spoonbills --
Ducks, geese, swans --
New World vultures; hawks, kites, eagles --
Caracaras, falcons --
Chacalacas; partridges, grouse, turkeys --
New World quail --
Limpkin; rails, gallinules, coots --
Cranes --
Lapwings, plovers --
Jacanas; oystercatchers; stilts, avocets --
Sandpipers, phalaropes --
Skuas, gulls, terns, skimmers --
Auks, murres, puffins --
Pigeons, doves --
Parakeets, parrots --
Cuckoos, roadrunners, anis --
Owls --
Nightjars --
Swifts --
Hummingbirds --
Trogons --
Kingfishers --
Woodpeckers --
Tyrant flycatchers --
Shrikes --
Vireos --
Crows, jays, magpies --
Larks --
Swallows --
Wrentit; chickadees, titmice --
Verdins; bushtits --
Creepers; nuthatches --
Wrens --
Dippers --
Kinglets; Old World warblers, gnatcatchers --
Olds 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: Birds of North America
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Aids in the identification of all species of birds known to breed in North America, describing their appearance, behavior, natural habitat, and rarity.  Read more...

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