Peterson Field Guide to Birds of Eastern and Central North America, Seventh Edition

Peterson Field Guide to Birds of Eastern and Central North America, Seventh Edition

Author: Roger Tory Peterson

Publisher: Peterson Field Guides

ISBN: 9781328771438

Category: SCIENCE

Page: 401

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A new edition of the classic, best-selling field guide from Peterson Field Guides For decades, the Peterson Field Guide to Birdsof Eastern and Central North America has been a popular and trusted guide for birders of all levels, thanks to its famous system of identification and unparalleled illustrations. Following the Spring 2020 update to Peterson Field Guide to Birds of North America, this guide will feature updated text and range maps, and art updated to reflect current knowledge in ornithology.

A Field Guide to the Birds

A Field Guide to the Birds

Author:

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0395963710

Category: Nature

Page: 310

View: 138

Explore the Expanding Peterson Line. Leave your reading glasses behind. Now Roger Tory Peterson's classic Field Guide to Eastern Birds has been reissued in a larger format specially produced for those who don't want to take their reading glasses into the field. Peterson's treasured illustrations have been reproduced in beautiful color. Species descriptions include only the most important identification elements -- size, voice, and habitat -- in large, easy-to-read type. Color range maps, conveniently located next to the species accounts, have been updated specifically for this book. Roger Tory Peterson's original text has been revised and updated by Virginia Peterson, who worked closely with her husband and created the maps for the fourth edition of the Field Guide to Eastern Birds; Noble Proctor, a professor of biology who was a close friend of Roger Tory Peterson's and led natural history tours for twenty-five years; and Pete Dunne, vice president of the New Jersey Audubon Society and director of the Cape May Bird Observatory, as well as the author of many books on birding. The maps have been updated by Virginia Peterson and Paul Lehman, past editor of Birding magazine and a bird tour leader who has traveled extensively around North America studying bird distribution and identification and has written many articles on these subjects.

Birding New England

Birding New England

Author: Randi Minetor

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781493033898

Category: Nature

Page: 384

View: 188

Birdwatching is for everyone. No other outdoor pursuit yields so much knowledge of nature’s ways with so little effort—if one knows what to look for. Birding New England opens the world of birding to the novice and expert in this complete guide to getting the most out of birding in New England. Birding New England includes sections on birding technology, equipment, identification techniques, birding “by ear,” where to view birds, field guides, optics, and other essentials to get birders of all skill levels into the field to identify birds throughout New England. Especially valuable are descriptions of habitat, feeding, nesting, and migration—informing the reader not only about what kind of bird is on the other end of the binoculars, but what it is up to as well. Includes: GPS coordinates for each species of the top three to five locations where you’re likely to see the bird and what time of year is best for this Full-color photos Over 300 species

Birds of Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia

Birds of Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia

Author: Bruce M. Beehler

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press

ISBN: 9781421427331

Category: Nature

Page: 481

View: 277

Marvel at the majesty of Ospreys, navigate the ocean with storm-petrels, and nest with Mourning Doves, all while learning about the richness of the birds' lives, the complexities of their habits, and how we can help keep their populations vibrant and aloft for generations to come.

Birdwatching in Vermont

Birdwatching in Vermont

Author: Ted Murin

Publisher: UPNE

ISBN: 1584651881

Category: Nature

Page: 212

View: 328

The definitive how-to guide to watching and enjoying birds in Vermont including a special section for beginners.

Birding Florida

Birding Florida

Author: Randi Minetor

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781493055166

Category: Nature

Page: 384

View: 991

Birdwatching is for everyone. No other outdoor pursuit yields so much knowledge of nature’s ways with so little effort—if one knows what to look for. Birding Florida opens the world of birding to the novice and expert in this complete guide to getting the most out of birding in Florida. Birding Florida includes sections on birding technology, equipment, identification techniques, birding “by ear,” where to view birds, field guides, optics, and other essentials to get birders of all skill levels into the field to identify birds throughout Florida. Especially valuable are descriptions of habitat, feeding, nesting, and migration—informing the reader not only about what kind of bird is on the other end of the binoculars, but what it is up to as well. Includes: GPS coordinates for each species of the top three to five locations where you’re likely to see the bird and what time of year is best for this Full-color photos Over 300 species

Heartland Habitats

Heartland Habitats

Author: Mary Blocksma

Publisher: Indiana University Press

ISBN: 9780253045812

Category: Nature

Page: 204

View: 931

Star-shaped flowers, short-tempered snapping turtles, and clusters of chicken-flavored mushrooms are just a few of the many fascinating things awaiting discovery just beyond the typical North American backyard. In Heartland Habitats: 265 Midwest Nature Walks, Mary Blocksma guides readers through North American terrain, introducing them to the land and its thriving wildlife of Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio. From birds of all kinds to fungi of both the tasty and deadly varieties—Chicken of the Woods, Death Caps, Jack-O-Lanterns—Blocksma gradually uncovers a world rich with breathtaking beauty. Adventures filled with swan-on-goose battles, squirrel squabbles, and forays into forests all lead to a deeper understanding of the world around us. A lively and detailed guide in befriending the great outdoors, Heartland Habitats showcases the natural wonders thriving just outside our homes with full-color illustrations and vivid descriptions.

Best Easy Bird Guide Acadia National Park

Best Easy Bird Guide Acadia National Park

Author: Randi Minetor

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781493055197

Category: Nature

Page: 144

View: 309

Birdwatching is for everyone. No other outdoor pursuit yields so much knowledge of nature’s ways with so little effort—if one knows what to look for. Best Easy Bird Guide Acadia National Park opens the world of birding to the novice and expert in this complete guide to getting the most out of birding in Acadia National Park. Best Easy Bird Guide Acadia National Park includes sections on birding technology, equipment, identification techniques, birding “by ear,” where to view birds, field guides, optics, and other essentials to get birders of all skill levels into the field to identify birds throughout Acadia National Park. Especially valuable are descriptions of habitat, feeding, nesting, and migration—informing the reader not only about what kind of bird is on the other end of the binoculars, but what it is up to as well. Includes: GPS coordinates for each species of the top three to five locations where you’re likely to see the bird and what time of year is best for this Full-color photos

The Robin Makes a Laughing Sound

The Robin Makes a Laughing Sound

Author: Sally Wolf

Publisher: Charlesbridge

ISBN: 9781607341901

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 47

View: 360

Presents observations made through every season of the year of different birds and their behavior, from robins taking a bath, to cardinals searching for food in the snow, to an owl perched on a tree at night.

Kaufman Field Guide to Insects of North America

Kaufman Field Guide to Insects of North America

Author: Eric R. Eaton

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0618153101

Category: Nature

Page: 396

View: 251

Highlighted by more than two thousand digitally enhanced color photographs, a comprehensive guide to the insects of North America contains information--including life histories, behaviors, and habitats--on every major group of insects found north of Mexico.

The World of Northern Evergreens

The World of Northern Evergreens

Author: E. C. Pielou

Publisher: Cornell University Press

ISBN: 0801494249

Category: Nature

Page: 188

View: 718

Describes different species of evergreens, explains the impact of fire, wind, snow, clear-cutting, and air pollution on them, and looks at forest plants and animals