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National Geographic Complete Birds of North America (National Geographic) (edition 2005)

by Jonathan Alderfer

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Title:National Geographic Complete Birds of North America (National Geographic)
Authors:Jonathan Alderfer
Info:National Geographic (2005), Hardcover, 640 pages
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Give it NG to make such a comprehensive book!
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0792241754, Hardcover)

Essential, 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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Covers every bird species in North America, as well as all the migrants that fly through. The entries are organized by 82 family groups, according to American Ornithological Union guidelines. Within a family, each separate bird entry has dozens of identification tips and illustrations on species' genders, age groups, behavior, habitats, nesting and feeding habits, and migration routes. Includes a quick-find index for the most common bird groups, text by numerous birding experts, range and migration maps, photographs as well as illustrations by expert artists, and a full glossary.--From publisher description.… (more)

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