Birds

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Macmillan, Apr 14, 2001 - Nature - 160 pages

This guide will help you identify-quickly and easily-the birds you are most likely to see. It tells you:

What to look for
Where and when to look
How to attract birds

Range maps show where each bird is found, and handy tables at the back of the book contain a wealth of additional information about migration, eggs, nests, and food. This is the perfect bird book for beginners at any age.

 

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Good reference book!

User Review  - xyzchoices - Overstock.com

Book is small and easy to care with nice color photos for reference. Ordered to use until book about NC Birds is available. Only negative is that I paid more than Mfg suggested retail and that was a disappointment. Read full review

Bird book

User Review  - tjrnl - Overstock.com

I purchased this for new bird watchers and it is beautiful.All color photos and would fit in your pocket to take withyou on a walk or hiking.Good value for your money. Read full review

Contents

HOW TO USE THIS BOOK
3
HOW TO IDENTIFY BIRDS
4
PARTS OF A BIRD
8
BIRD CLASSIFICATION
9
A FAMILY TREE OF BIRDS
12
ADAPTATIONS OF BIRDS
14
ATTRACTING BIRDS
16
WARBLERS
95
SPARROWS
109
AIDS FOR BIRDING
154
PLACES FOR STUDYING BIRDS
155
SCIENTIFIC NAMES
156
INDEX
158
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Golden Guides first appeared in 1949 and quickly established themselves as authorities on subjects from Natural History to Science. Relaunched in 2000, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press feature modern, new covers as part of a multi-year, million-dollar program to revise, update, and expand the complete line of guides for a new generation of students.

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