"National Geographic" Complete Birds of North America
By (author) Jonathan K. Alderfer
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National Geographic Complete Birds of North America by Jonathan K. Alderfer
Book DescriptionEssential, comprehensive, and easy to use, "National Geographic Complete Book of Birds" is an astonishing resource that covers every bird species in North America, as well as all the migrants that fly through. The entries are organized by family groups-an incredible 82 are included-according to the American Ornithological Union guidelines. Within a family, each separate bird entry has dozens of tips and illustrations on species' genders, age groups, behavior, habitats, nesting and feeding habits, and migration routes. Readers will also find unique features, such as: A quick-find index for the most common bird groups and a full glossaryStraightforward, accessible text by numerous birding experts, including National Geographic's resident birding consultant Jonathan AlderferHundreds of range and migration maps from renowned ornithologist Paul Lehman with National Geographic cartographersState-of-the-art, updated bird illustrations by expert artists, including Jonathan AlderferNew and original photographs from well-known bird photographers Kevin Karlson and Brian Small Perfect for novice or experienced birders alike, "National Geographic Complete Book of Birds" is a definitive, must-have resource. Quite simply, there is no other volume like it.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780792241751
(175mm x 238mm x 47mm)
Imprint: National Geographic Books
Publisher: National Geographic Books
Publish Date: 25-Nov-2005
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Jonathan K. Alderfer
National Geographic Complete Birds of North America, 2nd Edition, Hardback (October 2014)
A refreshed and updated edition of the comprehensive 2005 reference title Booklist called one of the finest one-volume reference works ever published on North American birds. - a comprehensive reference with information beyond field guide ID pointers on all North American species.
National Geographic Pocket Guide to the Birds of North America, Paperback (May 2013)
A pocket guide that truns "National Geographic's" top-selling "Field Guide to the Birds of North America" into a short and sweet format. It is trimmed down in size and content, and is tailored to the needs of an eager beginner who may not want to invest in a more comprehensive field guide.
National Geographic Kids Bird Guide to North America, Paperback (April 2013)
Give information about fifty of the country's most popular birds with information such as their range, the sounds they make, and the food they like to eat.
Bird-Watcher's Bible, Hardback (November 2012)» View all books by Jonathan K. Alderfer
Organised logically with cross-references and easy navigation including subject matter from history to practical advice, this book offers comprehensive overviews, tidbits of information and trivia, short thought pieces, and how-to instructions on every aspect of birds and bird-watching.
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Author Biography - Jonathan K. Alderfer
Jonathan Alderfer, a widely published author and field guide illustrator, is well known in the birding community for his expertise as a field ornithologist and his knowledge of North American birds. He has served as a general consultant and an art consultant for the "National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America" (4th edition) and is the Associate Editor of "Birding, " the magazine of the American Birding Association.
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