Birds of Western North America

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Princeton University Press , Princeton
Birds -- West (U.S.) -- Identification, Birds -- West (U.S.) -- Pictorial
StatementPaul Sterry and Brian E. Small.
GenreIdentification., Pictorial works.
ContributionsSmall, Brian E., 1959-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL683.W4 S74 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23015268M
ISBN 139780691134277, 9780691134284
LC Control Number2009001416

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Birds of Western North America and its companion guide Birds of Eastern North America are photographic field guides, with clear, well-defined full-color photos for ease of identification." David Buchanan, Grand Junctions Sentinel/5(47).

The new Audubon Field Guide to North American Birds, western edition is an improvement on my previous edition. Many plates have been redone and text updated to reflect changes in numbers and distribution of bird species/5().

Birds of Eastern North America: A Photographic Guide, and its companion piece Birds of Western North America, are a tremendous addition to any library of bird identification literature Even those accustomed to an artist's illustration rather than photography to highlight identification features will find themselves reaching for these Brand: Princeton University Press.

The Sibley Guide to Birds has quickly become the new standard of excellence in bird identification guides, covering more than North American birds in amazing detail.

Now comes a new portable guide from David Sibley that every birder will want to carry into the field. Compact and comprehensive, this new guide features bird species plus regional populations found/5.

About this book. Combining informative and accessible text, up-to-date maps, and – above all – stunning colour photographs, this is the best and most lavishly illustrated photographic guide to the birds of western North America. Published in association with America's preeminent authority, the Smithsonian Institution, this comprehensive handbook to the birds of North America: Western Region includes species -- all birds known to breed east of the th meridian on the United States and Canada, as well as regular visitors and vagrants to this region/5.

I am looking to buy a copy of the Field Guide to Birds of Western North America, however I am coming across 2 different versions with different ISBNs and a 10$ price difference.

I cannot seem to find what exactly is the difference between the two version except for the publishers. In open parklands of the American West, brilliant blue-and-rust Western Bluebirds sit on low perches and swoop lightly to the ground to catch insects.

Deep blue, rusty, and white, males are considerably brighter than the gray-brown, blue-tinged females. This small thrush nests in holes in trees or nest boxes and often gathers in small flocks outside of the breeding season to feed on insects or. The book called "The Complete Birds of North America", is a book recommended to be part of any birders library.

This book covers all the native and vagrant species of birds seen on the North American Continent. It provides information on all the birds listed on the ABA bird list. This book goes into great details, describing the individual.

This article is one of a series providing information about endemism among birds in the world's various zoogeographic zones. For an overview of this subject see Endemism in birds. This article covers western North America, i.e.

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the regions of the United States and Canada which lie west of the Great Plains. Patterns of endemism. There are no families endemic to this region. Species included: The big guide covers over species – all of the regularly occurring species (and some rarities) found in North America north of Mexico.

The smaller Field Guides leave out the species that are absent or very rare in that region. The Western Guide includes about species and the Eastern guide includes about species. The book called "The Complete Birds of North America", is a book recommended to be part of any birders library.

This book covers all the native and vagrant species of birds seen on the North American Continent. It provides information on all the birds listed on the ABA bird list.

InDavid Sibley published his mammoth Field Guide to the Birds of North America, which was quickly recognised as being a great guide, but rather too large for most coat pockets.

So, three years later, two much more compact (and manageable) versions appeared: Field guide to the Birds of Eastern/Western North America. The second editions contain similar great content to. The Peterson Guide to the Birds of Eastern and Central North America, or The Peterson Field Guide to Birds of Western North America.

Covering just half the continent, these classic guides help you narrow down your choices to the birds where you live. Unfortunately, the range maps are all in the back of the book. The Peterson Field Guides book series by multiple authors includes books A Field Guide to the Birds of Eastern and Central North America, 4th Edition (Peterson Field Guide Series), A Field Guide to Western Birds: Field Marks of All Species Found in North America West of the th Meridian and North of Mexico (Peterson Field Guides(R)), A Field Guide to Shells of the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts.

Paul Sterry is a highly regarded and best-selling wildlife author and photographer. He is the author or coauthor of more than 50 books, including the HarperCollins Complete North American Wildlife and the Collins Complete British E.

Small is a leading nature photographer and author, and the photo editor of Birding magazine. He has been the principal photographer for many. The Peterson Field Guide to Bird Sounds, in two volumes (east and west), is the most comprehensive guide ever published to the sounds of North American volume contains: The sounds of over species; Over spectrograms; Over streaming audio files on the accompanying website, A groundbreaking visual index that makes it possible to look up unfamiliar.

The bestselling photographic field guide--a birding bible for more than four million enthusiasts. Virtually every bird found in western North America is brought to life in this portable guide, an essential companion in the field and a staple in any birdwatcher's library/5(7).

While this guide to Western a may not be the honkin' encyclopedia other people want to sift through, this book makes for a great excursion guide, a quick way to look birds up. I am, at the moment, in possession of three other bird books, including the Audubon by: Get this from a library.

Peterson field guide to birds of Western North America. [Roger Tory Peterson; Michael DiGiorgio] -- A guide for beginning and intermediate watchers. Birding and Nature Book Reviews. Select the name of the book from the menu on the left to see our review.

We review both new books that strike our fancy and some older books also. One of my favorite pastimes, when I have the time, is to explore the Internet looking for copies of old books about birds. Paul Sterry is a highly regarded and best-selling wildlife author and is the author or coauthor of more than 50 books, including the HarperCollins Complete North American Wildlife and the Collins Complete British E.

Small is a leading nature photographer and author, and the photo editor of Birding has been the principal photographer for many photographic. Author: Jonathan Alderfer,Noah Strycker; Publisher: National Geographic ISBN: Category: Nature Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Geared to the casual and experienced birdwatcher alike, this completely revised guide to of the most common and interesting birds in North America provides the perfect way to appreciate the feathered friends outside your window, along with the tools.

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A great book for both resident birders in western North America and for the travelling birder. Very concise, small and handy, accurate illustrations and descriptions. As good as you'd want for a field guide. Read more. One person found this helpful. Helpful/5(). Petrels, Albatrosses, and Storm-Petrels of North America.

Rare Birds of North America. Each of these books is an excellent companion for the advanced birder. The Warbler Guide, released last year, stands out for its comprehensive and multi-pronged approach to a large group of beautiful birds.

You can’t go wrong with any of the raptor guides. Author: Roger Tory Peterson; Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt ISBN: Category: Nature Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Presents illustrations and detailed descriptions of the most common species of birds found in the western areas of North America, with advice on bird identification and maps indicating the range of each species.

The Red-winged Blackbird, Agelaius phoeniceus, is a passerine bird found in most of North and much of Central breeds from Alaska and Newfoundland south to Florida, the Gulf of Mexico, Mexico and Guatemala, with isolated populations in western El Salvador, northwestern Honduras and northwestern Costa Rica.

Get this from a library. Birds of Western North America: a photographic guide. [Paul Sterry; Brian E Small] -- Combining informative and accessible text, up-to-date maps, and--above all--stunning color photographs, this is the best and most lavishly illustrated photographic guide to the birds of western North.

The Common Feeder Birds Poster (shown at left), which participants receive in their project kit, features paintings of birds most commonly seen at feeders in winter. A mini version of the poster is available for download free.

For a more complete bird guide, consult a field guide, such as the Cornell Lab’s All About Birds online guide. Birds of Western North America: A Photographic Guide Paul Sterry and Brian E.

Small Princeton University Press. "Combining informative and accessible text, up-to-date maps, and - above all - stunning color photographs, this is the best and most lavishly illustrated photographic guide to the birds of western North America.A guide to help birders use important, unchanging features of size, shape, body language, and behavior to create impressions of birds and identify them.

Peterson Field Guide to Finding Mammals in North America. by Vladimir Dinets. A guide to finding and observing species of North American mammals, including the art of mammal watching, the.Published in association with America's preeminent authority, the Smithsonian Institution, this comprehensive handbook to the birds of North America: Western Region includes species -- all birds known to breed east of the th meridian on the United States and Canada, as well as regular visitors and vagrants to this region.

The Smithsonian Handbook is the first identification guide that 5/5(6).