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.
Results 1-3 of 65
Juvenile is dark gray above, with pale speckling; grayish below. First-year birds
are whiter below; distinguished from juvenile and immature Masked Booby (
preceding page) by more uniformly dark underwings and, at close range, by
Medium-size, grayish-brown goose, with irregular black barring on underparts;
orange feet and legs. Bill pink or orangish with whitish tip. In flight, note grayish-
blue wash on wing coverts and white U-shaped rump band. Most immatures ...
Upperparts grayish-brown; lacks rufous primaries of Yellow-billed Cuckoo. Black
tail feathers are broadly tipped with white. In Florida subspecies, C. m. maynardi,
paler throat and breast contrast with buffy flanks and belly. Underparts are ...
What people are saying - Write a review
Birds of North AmericaUser Review - Overstock.com
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