The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America

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Alfred A. Knopf, 2003 - Nature - 431 pages
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The Sibley Guide to Birds has quickly become the new standard of excellence in bird identification guides, covering more than 810 North American birds in amazing detail. Now comes a new portable guide from David Sibley that every birder will want to carry into the field. Compact and comprehensive, this new guide features 650 bird species plus regional populations found east of the Rocky Mountains. Accounts include stunningly accurate illustrations—more than 4,200 in total—with descriptive caption text pointing out the most important field marks. Each entry contains new text concerning frequency, nesting, behavior, food and feeding, voice description, and key identification features. Accounts also include brand-new maps created from information contributed by 110 regional experts across the continent.

The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America
is an indispensable resource for all birders seeking an authoritative and portable guide to the birds of the East.

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Having recently moved to a rural mountain area Im delighted to learn more about the creatures that visit our garden deck. Identificationis a bit easier using these line drawings Read full review


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I received this book as a gift a few years back and bought it for someone else as a gift for the holidays. One of the more comprehensive birding books out there. Great for folks who are new to the joy of bird watching!I highly reccommend it! Read full review


Preface 25 Loons and Grebes
Extinct Species
Wing Feathers

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About the author (2003)

David Allen Sibley is the author and illustrator of a series of highly acclaimed books about birds and birding. He is the recipient of the Roger Tory Peterson Award presented by the American Birding Association for a lifetime of achievement. He lives in Concord, Massachusetts, with his wife and two sons.

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