Field Guide to the Birds of North America
National Geographic Society, 2002 - Nature - 480 pages
Now in its fourth edition, the National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America is the ultimate birder’s field guide. Sturdy, portable, and easy-to-use, it features the most complete information available on every bird species known to North America. This revised edition features 250 completely updated range maps, new plumage and species classification information, specially commissioned full-color illustrations, and a superb new index that allows birders in the field to quickly identify a species. The National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America, Fourth Edition will continue to be a bestseller among the fastest-growing sector in the U.S. travel market—the nearly 25 million people who travel each year specifically to observe wild birds.
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supercilium postocular stripe ear patch (auricular) moustachial stripe
submoustachial stripe eye line Chipping Sparrow eye crescent Northern Parula I
onnvs 1 - gonys - Western Gull, California Gull orbital ring Common Black
median crown ...
Adult has darker gray mantle than Herring Gull (next page), paler than Lesser
Black-backed Gull (page 208); white head, heavily streaked with brown in winter;
dark eyes; ... Distinctly smaller than Western Gull (page 206), with thinner bill ...
Fairly common postbreeding visitor in summer to Salton Sea; a few usually linger
into winter; rarest in spring. Casual to coastal southern California. Three-year gull
. Adult is like Western Gull hut has yellow legs and feet; note also thicker yellow ...
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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
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