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A field guide to western birds : a completely new guide to field marks of all species found in North America west of the 100th meridian and north of Mexico

Author: Roger Tory Peterson; Virginia Marie Peterson; National Audubon Society.; National Wildlife Federation.; Roger Tory Peterson Institute.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Company, 1990.
Series: Peterson field guide series, 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third edition, completely revised and enlargedView all editions and formats
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A field guide to the birds of western North America -- sponsored by the National Audubon Society, the National Wildlife Federation, and the Roger Tory Peterson Institute.
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Peterson, Roger Tory, 1908-1996.
Field guide to western birds.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1990
(OCoLC)656176654
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Tory Peterson; Virginia Marie Peterson; National Audubon Society.; National Wildlife Federation.; Roger Tory Peterson Institute.
ISBN: 039551424X 9780395514245 0395517494 9780395517499 0395911745 9780395911747
OCLC Number: 19511450
Notes: "Sponsored by the National Audubon Society, the National Wildlife Federation, and the Roger Tory Peterson Institute."
Description: 432 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Map of area covered by this book --
Introduction --
Bird songs and calls; bird nests --
Topography of a bird --
How to identify birds --
Ducklike birds (miscellaneous swimmers) --
Seabirds, gulls, etc. (aerialists) --
Long-legged wading birds --
Smaller wading birds --
Fowl-like birds --
Birds of prey --
Nonpasserine land birds --
Passerine (perching) birds --
Accidentals --
Range maps --
Checklist --
Key sources for further reference --
Index --
Conservation note --
Endpapers.
Series Title: Peterson field guide series, 2.
Responsibility: text and illustrations by Roger Tory Peterson ; maps by Virginia Marie Peterson.

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A field guide to the birds of western North America -- sponsored by the National Audubon Society, the National Wildlife Federation, and the Roger Tory Peterson Institute.

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