Field Guide to the Birds of North America

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National Geographic, 1999 - Nature - 480 pages
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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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Great reference for bird watchers - Goodreads
Excellent descriptions but I prefer more photographs. - Goodreads
excellent illustrations! - Goodreads
Excellent reference. - Goodreads
Excelent photography and information. - Overstock.com
I have trouble with only illustrations. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Greg Brozeit - Goodreads

Finally finished reading this cover-to-cover after a year of about a page a day plus many reread parts as I tried to identify birds. Anyone in North American interested in finding out more about the ... Read full review

Review: National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America

User Review  - Johann - Goodreads

While I haven't actually read through this book from cover to cover (I'm using the sixth edition), it has proven itself extremely useful. I spent quite some time reading about the various field guides ... Read full review

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Contents

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