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Peterson field guide to birds of North America

Author: Roger Tory Peterson
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., 2008.
Series: Peterson field guide series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In celebration of the centennial of Roger Tory Peterson's birth comes a historic collaboration among renowned birding experts and artists to preserve and enhance the Peterson legacy. This new book combines the Peterson Field Guide to Eastern Birds and the Peterson Field Guide to Western Birds in one volume, filled with accessible, concise information and including almost three hours of video podcasts to make bird  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Tory Peterson
ISBN: 9780618966141 0618966145
OCLC Number: 173659543
Notes: Includes index.
"Peterson's classic Eastern Birds and Western Birds, revised and combined"--CIP data sheet.
Description: xiv, 527 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword --
Editor's note --
Introduction --
Plates --
Geese, swans, and ducks --
Chickenlike birds --
Loons and grebes --
Tubenoses, pelicans, cormorants, and relatives --
Waders --
Diurnal birds of prey --
Rail-like birds --
Shorebirds --
Gulls, terns, skimmers, and jaegers --
Alcids --
Pigeons and doves --
Parakeets --
Cuckoos --
Owls and nightjars --
Hummingbirds --
Swifts and kingfishers --
Woodpeckers --
Flycatchers --
Shrikes and vireos --
Jays and crows --
Swallows and larks --
Chickadees, titmice, and nuthatches --
Wrens, kinglets, and gnatcatchers --
Thrushes and thrashers --
Pipits and wagtails --
Waxwings, phainopepla, and starlings --
Warblers --
Tanagers and miscellaneous passerines --
Towhees, sparrows, juncos, and longspurs --
Cardinals, buntings, and allies --
Blackbirds, orioles, and meadowlarks --
Finches and relatives --
Range maps --
Life list --
Index.
Series Title: Peterson field guide series.
Responsibility: Roger Tory Peterson ; with contributions from Michael DiGiorgio [and others].
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In celebration of the centennial of Roger Tory Peterson's birth comes a historic collaboration among renowned birding experts and artists to preserve and enhance the Peterson legacy. This new book combines the Peterson Field Guide to Eastern Birds and the Peterson Field Guide to Western Birds in one volume, filled with accessible, concise information and including almost three hours of video podcasts to make bird watching even easier.

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