A Field Guide to the Birds of Texas: And Adjacent States

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Jun 12, 1998 - Nature - 400 pages
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All the birds of Texas and most of those found in New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana are illustrated here in 60 plates that show key features. Descriptions of 542 species, silhouttes, and comparisons of similar species help with accurate identification.
 

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Contents

Gaviidae
122
Ciconiidae
137
Cathartidae
157
Cracidae
172
Haematopodidae
183
Recurvirostridae
198
Rynchopidae
Z-8
Caprimulgidae
Z-18
Alaudidae
Z-42
Paridae
Z-50
Mimidae
Z-58
Turdidae
Z-65
Parulidae
Z-75
Ploceidae
Z-94
Thraupidae
302
Index
349

Alcedinidae
Z-26
Cotingidae
Z-32

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Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars. These editions include updated material by Michael O'Brien, Paul Lehman, Bill Thompson III, Michael DiGiorgio, Larry Rosche, and Jeffrey A. Gordon. Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars. These editions include updated material by Michael O'Brien, Paul Lehman, Bill Thompson III, Michael DiGiorgio, Larry Rosche, and Jeffrey A. Gordon.

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