From the green suburbs, farm fields, and parks of the lower peninsula to the subboreal forests of the upper peninsula, to the thousands of miles of shoreline along four of the five Great Lakes, Michigan has it all for birds and for birders. The American Birding Association Field Guide to Birds of Michigan covers 300 species with over 550 color images of birds in nature along with detailed identification text including preferred habitats, behaviors, vocalizations, and when and where to see them. Written by expert Michigan birder Allen T. Chartier and filled with gorgeous color images by Brian E. Small, this new guide is the perfect companion for anyone interested in learning more about the natural history and diversity of Michigan's bird life.
A Birder's Guide to the Texas Coast will be indispensable as your field guide to one of the world's premier birding destinations. The Texas coast is home to an amazing number of migrating and wintering birds, as well as many specialty resident and nesting species. The habitat diversity ranges from the Pineywoods to the Gulf prairies, from the coastal wetlands to the South Texas subtropics. The spring migration of neotropical birds along the coast is one of North America's most remarkable birding spectacles. And the region is host to some of the nation's largest congregations of herons, egrets, rails, shorebirds, gulls, and terns at any season. A Birder's Guide to the Texas Coast includes Species Accounts for over 170 Texas specialties, and more than 70 new sites, for a total of over 200 birding stops, as well as bar-graphs for 388 regularly occurring Texas Coast species.
Pinpoints the best places to view more than four hundred species of birds, utilizing color photographs and maps to identify bird sanctuaries, national and state parks, wildlife refuges, nature trails, and other birding locales.
Featuring an abundance of color photographs, drawings, and maps, this ultimate birding resource is jam-packed with information on more than two hundred species.
Birds of Washington State
Author: Brian Bell, Gregory Kennedy
Publisher: Publishing Partners
Full of interesting facts and useful information, this book has something for anyone with an interest in birds, from the casual backyard observer to the keen naturalist. You'll find full-page accounts, complete with color illustrations and range maps, for 318 birds that are found in Washington State on a regular basis. The notes cover habitat, nesting, feeding, voice and similar species. There's also a Quick Reference Guide, organized into color-coded family groupings and a map and descriptions of best birding sites in the state. An appendix covers 33 occasional and accidental species found in the state. The book also features a glossary of terms, a birder's checklist, and separate indexes for scientific and common names. On the back cover, there's a color-coded guide to the bird groups for quick and handy use in the field.
Author: Caleb Putnam, Gregory Kennedy
Publisher: Lone Pine Pub. International
An illustrated, compact guide profiles 150 of Montana's most abundant or notable bird species and includes range maps, a quick reference guide that is organized into color-coded family groupings, and a map of the state's best birding sites. Original.
Birds of Ohio
Author: James S. McCormac, Gregory Kennedy, Jim McCormac
Publisher: Lone Pine Pub
An outstanding field guide that features 342 of the state's most abundant or notable bird species. Each account includes an accurate, full-color illustration and a range map, as well as detailed information on habitat, nesting, feeding, voice, similar s
Offers advice on watching the four hundred species of birds found in North Carolina's national seashores, national forests, wildlife refuges, state parks, and game lands
Bird watching is one of the most popular hobbies in America, and 1,001 Secrets Every Bird Watcher Should Know is the first photographic guide and fact book written in a humorous conversational tone that appeals to every age and skill level. Replete with sound information, 1,001 Secrets will expose many birding myths: a bald eagle cannot carry off a four-month old baby, and crows do not go sledding for fun. This accessible guide includes fun facts, such as where certain birds got their names, how birds eat, how they find a life partner, and how they build a home for the chicks. Other useful information includes identification tips, migration patterns, and where the best birding vacation spots are. Packed with full-color photos, 1,001 Secrets Every Bird Watcher Should Know is a fun, informative read for every bird watcher.
This book provides the most intensive modern study of birds ever compiled for southeastern Michigan. Over 65,000 bird records spanning over 30 years went into this annotated checklist, which provides information on over 250 bird species, including residency status, relative abundance, migration dates, and banding data. Introductory material includes birding locations in Dearborn and on the campus of the University of Michigan-Dearborn with maps. Much of the data is applicable to the entire metropolitan Detroit region.
Provides basic information about the biology, life cycles, and behavior of birds, along with brief profiles of each of the eighty bird families in North America.
Birds of North America
Author: Chandler S. Robbins, Bertel Bruun, Herbert S. Zim
Publisher: Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press
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