Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Smithsonian Field Guide to the Birds of North America by Ted Floyd

This new field guide provides a suite of modern tools to effectively aid in the identification of more than 750 species of birds across North America. It introduces a "whole bird" approach by concisely gathering a collection of information about birds into one portable and well-organized volume. *2,000 stunning color photographs of birds in natural habitats show the most important field marks, regional population differences, life stages, and behaviors *700-plus detailed and up-to-date color range maps show summer, migration, winter, year-round, and rare but regular occurrences of every major species * A DVD of birdsongs for 138 major species (587 vocalizations in all for 51/2 hours of play); each high-quality MP3 file is embedded with an image of the bird, perfect to view on home computers and portable MP3 players * Concise descriptions of habits and ecology, age-related and seasonal differences, regional forms, vocalization, and informative captions pointing out the most important aspects of the bird *46 group essays with information outlining taxonomy, feeding, migration, habitats, behaviors, and conservation status * A thorough and accessible introduction to birds and birding includes sections on parts of a bird, plumage and molt, food and feeding, migration, habitats, conservation, tips on bow to become a better birder, and more * A detailed glossary of terms, species checklist, and quick index The new Smithsonian Field Guide to the Birds of North America is perfectly designed to give birders the most powerful and user-friendly collection of information to carry into the field or wherever they enjoy learning about birds and nature.

Buy Smithsonian Field Guide to the Birds of North America by Ted Floyd from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780061120404
ISBN-10: 0061120405
Format: Paperback
(200mm x 146mm x mm)
Pages: 528
Imprint: HarperPerennial
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Publish Date: 1-May-2008
Country of Publication: United States

Book Reviews - Smithsonian Field Guide to the Birds of North America by Ted Floyd

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Smithsonian Field Guide to the Birds of North America book by Ted Floyd and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Ted Floyd

Ted Floyd is the editor of Birding, the flagship publication of the American Birding Association. He has published widely on birds and ecological topics, and he is an instructor with the American Birding Association's Institute for Field Ornithology program. Floyd is a frequent speaker at birding festivals and other birding events, and he has led birding trips and workshops throughout North America. He has lived and birded in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New Mexico, Massachusetts, New York, and Nevada. He currently lives in Colorado with his wife Kei, daughter Hannah, and son Andrew.