Field Guide to the Birds of North America

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National Geographic, 1999 - Nature - 480 pages
A completely revised and updated new edition of the popular birding handbook provides identification tips, full-color artwork, location maps, information on behavior and nesting, and other valuable facts about more than eight hundred North American birds. Original. 100,000 first printing.

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My husband and I enjoy watching backyard and forest birds and wanted a book to help identify our birds. This is a wonderful guide tho perhaps a bit too much on the education and not as much as we like ... Read full review

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This book has given me the most information about the birds in our area over any other book. I have given 4 of them for gifts and the recipients have all agreed. Read full review


U r? sr 6 Introduction 20 Loons
87 QQ 42 StormPetrels 46 Frigatebirds Tropicbirds 48 Boobies Gannets 24 Grebes

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About the author (1999)

Billie W. Kapp, a Social Studies consultant for the Connecticut Geographic Alliance, acted as chief educational consultant for this atlas. She is a PIER Fellow at the Yale Center for International and Area Studies and the recipient of the Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award.

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