Description - Birding in Ohio by Tom Thomson
'No one in Ohio is more familiar with areas to bird than Tom Thomson, and he has pulled this knowledge together to make birding more accessible and enjoyable for everyone' - NRichard B. Pierce, Chief, Ohio Division of Wildlife. 'Enjoy this handbook. The volunteers made invaluable contributions and the author poured his heart and soul into it' - NRoger Tory Peterson.The Second Edition of "Birding in Ohio" is the ultimate guide for anyone who wants to know where to look for birds in Ohio. It includes over 300 locations throughout the state, divided into three parts: the northern tier counties, where the avian population is greatly influenced by the presence of Lake Erie; the west-central counties; and the unglaciated Allegheny Plateau counties of southern and eastern Ohio. In each part, the sites are presented in alphabetical order and keyed to section maps. In each site description, the birds and seasons of particular ornithological interest are discussed in the greatest detail. Part four provides a checklist of the birds of Ohio, with symbols denoting geographical location, seasonal presence, and numerical status.
Information is also included on birding and natural history organizations, taped rare-bird alerts, and related publications.
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Author Biography - Tom Thomson
TOM THOMPSON is a professional writer and editor. He is the author of Checklist of the Birds of Ohio and is widely known as one of the most knowledgeable birders in the state.