Birds of North America

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Sterling Pub., 2005 - Nature - 234 pages
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Jeffrey Glassberg, author of the extremely popular Butterflies of North America, continues to fly high as he enters the world of birds. Done in the same beautiful format as Butterflies, this in-depth beginner's field guide leads you through the avian wonders of North America, explaining in full detail their range, diet, size, habitat, and other attributes. Dr. Glassberg presents an astonishing array of captivating creatures big and small--from the great blue heron to the black-capped chickadee, the long-tailed hawk to ruby-throated hummingbird. With full-color photographs and maps throughout, and information on bird watching, feeding, and conservation, it's the perfect reference for amateur ornithologists, nature-lovers, and anyone at all.

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This guide is intended for beginners who wish to identify common birds but do not need to know how to distinguish between a juvenile little blue heron in its white phase from a reddish egret. (For ... Read full review

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Tom Wood is an actor and a playwright. He has worked on stage across Canada and, yes, even at the major festivals. He is best known as a playwright for his previous play, "B-Movie," which had three separate and increasingly long productions in Toronto.

Dr. Jeffrey Glassberg is president of the North American Butterfly Association (NABA) and editor of American Butterflies magazine. He is author and editor of numerous best-selling books about nature-watching, including Butterflies of North America (Barnes & Noble). When he is not traveling around the world photographing butterflies, Glassberg lives and writes from his home in New Jersey.

She is one of North America's foremost experts on hummingbirds, confounded the Southeastern Arizona bird Observatory. She also writes & lectures. She lives in Bisbee, Arizona.

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