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The Sibley guide to birds

Author: David Sibley; National Audubon Society.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2011, ©2000.
Series: Paw prints.
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Genre/Form: Identification guides
Identification
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Sibley; National Audubon Society.
ISBN: 9781439503287 1439503281 0679451226 9780679451228
OCLC Number: 813838453
Notes: At head of title: National Audubon Society.
Includes index.
"Twelfth printing, February 2011"--Title page verso.
Description: 544 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Classification of birds --
Learning to identify birds --
Variation in appearance --
Learning songs and calls --
Finding rare birds --
Ethics --
Extinct species --
Bird topography --
Parts of a passerine --
Head feathers --
Body feathers --
Wing feathers --
Parts of a shorebird --
Parts of a duck --
Parts of a gull --
Molt and plumage --
North American birds species accounts --
Loons --
Grebes --
Albatrosses, petrels, and shearwaters --
Storm-petrels --
Pelecaniformes --
Wading birds --
Swans, geese, and ducks --
Diurnal raptors --
Upland game birds --
Gruiformes --
Shorebirds --
Jaegers and Skuas --
Gulls, terns, and skimmers --
Alcids --
Pigeons and doves --
Parrots and theor allies --
Cuckoos and their allies --
Owls --
Goatsuckers and swifts --
Hummingbirds --
Trogons --
Kingfishers --
Woodpeckers --
Tyrant flycatchers --
Shrikes and vireos --
Jays, crows, and their allies --
Larks, Swallows --
Chickadees and their allies --
Nutchhatches and creepers --
Wrens --
Old world warblers, thrushes, and their allies --
Miminds --
Starlings and mynas --
Wagtails and pipits --
Silky-flycatchers and Bulbuls --
Waxwings --
Wood-warblers --
Tanagers, cardinals and their allies --
Emberizine sparrows, and their allies --
Icterids --
Finches and old world sparrows.
Series Title: Paw prints.
Other Titles: National Audubon Society the Sibley guide to birds
Responsibility: written and illustrated by David Allen Sibley.

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