National Geographic Complete Birds of North America

Author: Jonathan Alderfer,Jon Lloyd Dunn

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426213735

Category: Nature

Page: 743

View: 8541

Examines more than eighty avian families, including an overview of plumage, behavior, distribution, taxonomy, and conservation, and describes all 962 species, covering identification, similar species, voice, status, and distribution.

National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America

Author: Jon Lloyd Dunn,Jonathan K. Alderfer

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426208286

Category: Nature

Page: 574

View: 2998

Presents a guidebook which provides identification tips, information on behavior and nesting, locator and range maps, and plumage and species classification data on over 990 species of birds found in North America.

Field Guide to the Birds of North America

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780792268772

Category: Nature

Page: 480

View: 6141

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

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

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780618132188

Category: Nature

Page: 432

View: 4953

Featuring the unique Peterson Identification System, a guide to more than 1,000 birds from 700 species, including summer and winter ranges, breeding grounds, and other special range data on easy-to-read maps.

National Geographic Birding Essentials

All the Tools, Techniques, and Tips You Need to Begin and Become a Better Birder

Author: Jonathan K. Alderfer,Jon Dunn

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 9781426201356

Category: Nature

Page: 224

View: 1432

Offers tips and advice for how to improve bird watching skills, from choosing equipment and guides to where to watch and what features to look for when trying to identify a bird.

Bird-watcher's Bible

A Complete Treasury : Science, Know-how, Beauty, Lore

Author: Jonathan K. Alderfer

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426209649

Category: Nature

Page: 399

View: 2748

A guide to bird watching covers topics ranging from mythology and birdhouses to the work of Audubon and Angry Birds, combining images with trivia, top ten lists, and bird watching guidelines.

All the Birds of North America

Author: Jack Griggs,Jack L. Griggs

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0060527706

Category: Nature

Page: 400

View: 7032

A field guide to North American birds presents an identification method that uses panoramic illustrations, range maps, and an organization system based on habitat and characteristics.

Stokes Field Guide to Birds

Eastern Region

Author: Donald Stokes,Lillian Stokes

Publisher: Little, Brown

ISBN: 9780316818094

Category: Nature

Page: 496

View: 1999

The easiest-to-use and most comprehensive field guide to North American birds-from the country's preeminent writers on birds and nature Drawing on more than twenty years' experience as bird and wildlife experts, Donald and Lillian Stokes have produced field guides that are factually, visually, and organizationally superior to any other books you can buy. You'll find: * All the identification information on a single page-color photographs, range map, and detailed description. No more fumbling to match photos with text! * For fast reference-a compact alphabetical index inside the front and back covers. * More than 900 high-resolution color identification photographs. * An illustrated Quick Guide to the most common backyard and feeder birds. * Convenient colored tabs keyed to each bird group. * Concise and comprehensive text, with information on habitat; plumage variation; feeding, nesting, and mating behavior; bird feeder proclivity; and-for the first time in any guide-population trends and conservation status.

National Geographic Pocket Guide to the Birds of North America

Author: Laura Erickson,Jonathan K. Alderfer

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426210442

Category: Nature

Page: 190

View: 9778

Presents information about 160 North American bird species, including facts about physical features, voice, habitat, food, and a map indicating the regions in which each species can be found.

Birds of North America

A Guide To Field Identification

Author: Chandler S. Robbins,Bertel Bruun,Herbert S. Zim

Publisher: Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 1466862491

Category: Nature

Page: 360

View: 1586

This eBook is best viewed on a color device. Spot the silhouette of a Northern Goshawk in flight. Identify the raucous call of the Red-winged Blackbird. Discover the secret of picking out a Chipping Sparrow from its look-alike cousins. It's simple with this classic field guide, Birds of North America, a treasured favorite among amateur bird lovers and exacting professionals. Recognized as the authority on bird identification, this invaluable resource provides: -All of North America in one volume -Over 800 species and 600 range maps -Arthur Singer's famous illustrations featuring male, female, and juvenile plumage -Sonograms that picture sound for easy song recognition -Migration routes, feeding habits, and characteristic flight patterns -American ornithologists' classifications -Convenient check boxes to record birds you have identified -Color tabs for quick references

Guide to the Birds of Alaska

Author: Robert H. Armstrong

Publisher: Alaska Northwest Books

ISBN: 9781941821428

Category: Nature

Page: 368

View: 7800

A must-have for Alaska birders now in its sixth edition, this comprehensive guide provides the most current knowledge about the birds in Alaska.

National Wildlife Federation Field Guide to Birds of North America

Author: Edward S. Brinkley

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781402738746

Category: Nature

Page: 527

View: 715

A photographic field guide of North American birds provides color photographs of birds in their natural habitat and discusses their physical characteristics, habitats, behaviors, songs, and migration routes.

National Geographic Bird Coloration

Author: Geoffrey Edward Hill

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426205716

Category: Nature

Page: 255

View: 5375

Seventeen short chapters with engaging narrative and lots of photos with information-packed captions illustrate the mechanisms by which birds produce the characteristic and sometimes brilliant coloration of their feathers and other body parts.

Birds of North America

Author: Jon L. Dunn,Jonathan Alderfer

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426205252

Category: Nature

Page: 502

View: 7640

Rescaled and enlarged, this visual resource offers detailed views of all nine hundred and seventy North American bird species, and includes seven hundred range maps based on the latest science.

The Guide to Kansas Birds and Birding Hot Spots

Author: Bob Gress,Pete Janzen

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780700615650

Category: Nature

Page: 354

View: 1483

An easy-to-use field guide written for beginning and intermediate birders. Includes more than 350 stunning color photos and detailed profiles of 295 bird species most likely to be found in Kansas. Also offers insider tips on more than two dozen birding hot spots and a handy birding checklist for all state birds.

Spanish Made Simple

Revised and Updated

Author: Judith Nemethy

Publisher: Three Rivers Press

ISBN: 9780307434593

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 272

View: 6027

With more than 2.5 million copies in print, Spanish Made Simple is the bestselling title in the Made Simple series. For years, this trusted guide has led students, tourists, and business travelers step-by-step through the basic vocabulary and grammar of this most-studied foreign language. Thoroughly revised and updated for our increasingly bilingual world, this new edition features verb conjugation and pronunciation charts, modern vocabulary including new idioms, review chapters, reading exercises, a complete answer section, and English-Spanish and Spanish-English dictionaries—tools that make mastering the language fun. With Spanish Made Simple, learning a language is as easy as uno, dos, tres.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Learning Latin

Author: Natalie Harwood

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781592575343

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 378

View: 9714

Whether you're interested in learning the Latin language or just seeking a deeper understanding of English, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Learning Latin, Third Edition, provides comprehensive information for beginners. A fun alternative to the standard, dusty tomes usually associated with Latin, this book covers basic vocabulary, grammar, and instruction in an easy-to-read, amusing, and approachable format. Included in this revised edition are updated vocabulary lists relevant to today's world, expanded pronunciation guides, and Latin-to-English and English-to-Latin translations. Author Natalie Harwood also presents a workbook chock full of exercises, reading passages, and tools for greater comprehension of the language. Coupled with illustrations and an irreverent writing style, this book is designed to increase the reader's understanding of Latin while maintaining the enjoyment of a language that is more integrated into today's society than most of us realize.

National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Birds of North America

Author: Jonathan K. Alderfer,Paul Hess

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426207204

Category: Nature

Page: 254

View: 1195

Covers more than 150 species of North American birds and includes nearly 300 full-color photos, 150 range maps and 500 additional illustrations, as well as tips on feeding, birdhouses and creating bird-friendly backyard landscapes. Original.

Birds of Paradise

Revealing the World's Most Extraordinary Birds

Author: Tim Laman,Edwin Scholes

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426209584

Category: Nature

Page: 227

View: 9802

Examines the extraordinary plumage, behavior, and conservation successes of all thirty-nine bird of paradise species, and includes images of previously unrepresented birds from remote New Guinea.