A special section entitled what Can I Do to Help the Sparrows offers simple ways to attract sparrows and finches to your own backyard. Sparrows and finches offers birders information on this rich variety of species right in their own backyard. The book is heavily illustrated with 220 full-color photographs taken by award-winning photographers that show these birds in their natural habitats.
Sparrows and Finches of the Great Lakes Region and Eastern North America #ad - It's hard to keep all those little brown birds apart. Used book in Good Condition. This handy, finches, bring-along guidebook is designed to help beginner and advanced birders to identify accurately over 48 types of sparrows, and their look-alikes. Sparrows and finches focuses only on these two families within a defined geographical location: the Great Lakes and eastern North America.
This is an engaging and friendly guide that reveals the rich diversity among a seemingly common family of birds so often taken for granted.
Warblers of the Great Lakes Region and Eastern North AmericaFirefly Books #ad - Birders will appreciate the crisp, clean images of the warblers in their natural environment. Thanks to their distinctive colors and lively calls, warblers are a favorite among birders. By focusing on this one family within a defined geographical area, the book's format is compact yet packed with information.
Species are presented in taxonomic order to show how one relates to the next. Photographing these highly spirited birds is never easy. It accurately identifies 42 species found in the Great Lakes region and eastern North America. Comparison pages group similar-looking birds on a single spread for quick reference.
Warblers of the Great Lakes Region and Eastern North America #ad - Each species is presented in accurate, full color to ensure precise identification. It explains why warblers are difficult to spot and what you can do to see more of them. Warblers is a handy reference for watching these fast-moving and elusive birds. The information is concisely organized and includes: Common names Biological classification Distinctive markings Seasonal plumage changes Song description Behavioral habits Used book in Good Condition.
However sightings can be rare due to the warbler's migratory nature, feeding habits, and sometime-endangered status.
Peterson Reference Guide to Sparrows of North America Peterson Reference GuidesHoughton Mifflin Harcourt #ad - Sparrows are harder to pin down. This book covers the birds of the family Passerellidae, which includes towhees, juncos, and dozens of other not necessarily small and not necessarily brown birds. Birds have a human history, their taxonomic fortunes and misfortunes, beginning with their significance to native cultures and continuing through their discovery by science, too, and their prospects for survival in a world with ever less space for wild creatures.
This is an essential guide to identifying 76 kinds, along with a fascinating history of human interactions with them. This book includes not just facts and measurements, but stories of the birds' entanglement with human history. Used book in Good Condition. What exactly is a sparrow? all birders, a duck, or a flamingo, have essentially the same mental image of a pelican, and many non-birders, and a guide dedicated to waxwings or kingfishers would need nothing more than a sketch and a single sentence to satisfactorily identify its subject.
Peterson Reference Guide to Sparrows of North America Peterson Reference Guides #ad - Sparrows are as complicated as they are common.
Hawks and Owls of Eastern North AmericaFirefly Books #ad - With 16 additional new pages and over 200 photographs, this edition of Hawks and Owls of Eastern North America is indispensable to naturalists and birders. A nice handy guide to hawks and owls, especially for beginners and less experienced birders. A number of features make this book especially useful: descriptions are concisely organized and show sexual dimorphism, and distinctive markings Photographs show the birds in their natural environments through the seasons Range maps show where each species is normally found, seasonal and immature plumage, increasing the probability of a sighting Comparison charts with "look-alike" birds grouped on a single page are a distinct advantage when trying to identify a quick-flying hawk.
Precise identification notes and more than 200 crisp, clean photographs aid in quick and accurate classifications of a variety of raptors. Used book in Good Condition. Choice with their legendary nocturnal behavior, a preference for remote habitats, and swift flight speeds, changing migratory patterns, birds of prey are particularly difficult to identify and track.
Hawks and Owls of Eastern North America #ad - . Hawks and owls of eastern North America depicts the subtle differences and rich diversity among these magnificent birds. Recommended. The book profiles 39 species among the New World vultures, kites, falcons, osprey, hawks and allies, eagles, owls and vagrants. A valuable reference.
Waterfowl of Eastern North AmericaFirefly Books #ad - An indispensable field guide and reference for birders. The eastern continental divide from Florida to Ontario contains the world's largest network of freshwater lakes, rivers, wetlands and coastal waters. Full-color photographs show these birds in their natural habitats in each season. Waterfowl of eastern north america also features essential information for birders who want to support conservation groups that protect waterfowl and their quickly disappearing habitats.
Used book in Good Condition. The detailed information on each species is concisely organized and includes the differences between male and female, seasonal and immature plumage, morphs and distinctive markings. Comparison pages group similar-looking birds on a single spread for quick reference. The coverage includes: Ducks and geese Swans and pelicans Loons, grebes and cormorants.
Waterfowl of Eastern North America #ad - It is home to an astonishingly large variety of ducks, geese, and other waterfowl. Concise and accurate information on each species includes: Common name Biological classification Identifying features Seasonal changes to plumage color. Waterfowl of eastern North America is a richly illustrated pocket-sized field guide for birders and naturalists.
Gulls Simplified: A Comparative Approach to IdentificationPrinceton University Press #ad - This one-of-a-kind guide includes detailed species accounts and a distribution map for each gull. An essential field companion for north American birders, Gulls Simplified reduces the confusion commonly associated with gull identification, offering a more user-friendly way of observing these marvelous birds.
Provides a simpler approach to gull identificationfeatures a wealth of color photos for easy comparison among speciesIncludes detailed captions that explain identification criteria and aging, with direct visual reinforcement above the captionsCombines plumage details with a focus on size, body shape, and structural features for easy identification in the fieldHighlights important field marks and physical features for each gull Used book in Good Condition.
Gulls Simplified: A Comparative Approach to Identification #ad - A simpler and more user-friendly visual approach to gull identificationThis unique photographic field guide to North America’s gulls provides a comparative approach to identification that concentrates on the size, structure, and basic plumage features of gulls―gone are the often-confusing array of plumage details found in traditional guides.
Featuring hundreds of color photos throughout, Gulls Simplified illustrates the variations of gull plumages for a variety of ages, giving readers strong visual reference points for each species. Extensive captions accompany the photos, digitized photo arrays for each age group, which include comparative photo arrays, and numerous images of each species―a wealth of visual information at your fingertips.
The Warbler GuidePrinceton University Press PR9780691154824 #ad - For more information, please see the author videos on the Princeton University Press website. Covers all 56 species of warblers in the united states and canadavisual quick finders help you identify warblers from any anglesong and call finders make identification easy using a few simple questionsUses sonograms to teach a new system of song identification that makes it easier to understand and hear differences between similar speciesDetailed species accounts show multiple views with diagnostic points, page-by-page audio companion to all of the 1, and quizzesA complete, and behaviorIncludes field exercises, general identification strategies, color impression, direct comparisons of plumage and vocalizations with similar species, habitat, and complete aging and sexing descriptionsNew aids to identification include song mnemonics and icons for undertail pattern, flight shots, 000-plus songs and calls covered by the book is available for purchase and download from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology's Macaulay Library by using the link at www.
TheWarblerGuide. Com used book in Good Condition. Warblers are among the most challenging birds to identify. They exhibit an array of seasonal plumages and have distinctive yet oft-confused calls and songs. The warbler guide enables you to quickly identify any of the 56 species of warblers in the United States and Canada.
The Warbler Guide #ad - This groundbreaking guide features more than 1, extensive species accounts with multiple viewing angles, 000 stunning color photos, and an entirely new system of vocalization analysis that helps you distinguish songs and calls. The warbler guide revolutionizes birdwatching, making warbler identification easier than ever before.
A Season on the Wind: Inside the World of Spring MigrationHoughton Mifflin Harcourt #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Now climate change threatens to disrupt patterns of migration and the delicate balance between birds, seasons, and habitats. Every spring, billions of birds sweep north, driven by ancient instincts to return to their breeding grounds. But wind farms—popular as green energy sources—can be disastrous for birds if built in the wrong places.
One such place is along Lake Erie in northwestern Ohio. This is a fascinating and urgent study of the complex issues that affect bird migration. There, the peak of spring migration is so spectacular that it attracts bird watchers from around the globe, culminating in one of the world’s biggest birding festivals.
A Season on the Wind: Inside the World of Spring Migration #ad - Millions of winged migrants pass through the region, some traveling thousands of miles, performing epic feats of endurance and navigating with stunning accuracy. This vast parade often goes unnoticed, except in a few places where these small travelers concentrate in large numbers. A close look at one season in one key site that reveals the amazing science and magic of spring bird migration, and the perils of human encroachment.
A Guide to the Identification and Natural History of the Sparrows of the United States and Canada Natural WorldAcademic Press #ad - Many of these additional features of course also serve to aid correct identification. The accounts are illustrated with range maps and superb line drawings showing behavioral postures and, where useful, fine features of fail feather patterns. While good general guides to north american birds are widely available, these days careful and avid birders require the most specialised information on bird identification, especially for the more complex species groups.
The 27 colour plates splendidly illustrate the various plumages of each species with the emphasis on the distinctive appearance of birds of different sex, age and geographical regions. This beautiful and authoritative book will be a must for the library of all keen birders living in and visiting the United States and Canada.
A Guide to the Identification and Natural History of the Sparrows of the United States and Canada Natural World #ad - The text gives detailed descriptions of the summer, winter and juvenile plumages of each species, as well as comparisons with similar species with which confusion may be possible. Although the major theme of the guide is identification, each species account also includes a discussion of its measurements, nesting biology, ecology, distribution, voice, habits, taxonomy and geographic variation, as well as notes on its historical and present status.
Used book in Good Condition. A guide to the identification and natural history of the sparrows of the united States and Canada provides comprehensive and up to date information on all the features that make possible the identification of all 62 species of New World sparrows that occur in North America, north of Mexico, including vagrant Asiatic buntings and Latin American grassquits.
The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America: Second EditionKnopf #ad - Here too are more than 601 updated maps drawn from information contributed by 110 regional experts across the continent, year-round, summer, and showing winter, migration, and rare ranges. This new and improved edition includes: • Updated habitat, behavior, description, and conservation text for each species account and all family pages.
New and revised illustrations of species and regional forms. New design featuring species accounts in columns, allowing for better comparison and more illustrations and text. Current taxonomic order and up-to-date common names. All maps revised to reflect the most current range information. More species and rarities included.
The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America: Second Edition #ad - . Completely revised and updated: from renowned birder, the most authoritative guide to the birds of the East, illustrator, and New York Times best selling author David Sibley, in a portable format that is perfect for the field. Compact and comprehensive, plus regional populations, this guide features 650 bird species, found east of the Rocky Mountains.
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. Each entry has been updated to include the most current information concerning frequency, nesting, voice description, food and feeding, behavior, and key identification features.
Entries include stunningly accurate illustrations--more than 4, 601 in total--with descriptive captions pointing out the most important field marks.
Sparrows of the United States and Canada: The Photographic GuidePrinceton University Press #ad - Key features? features 350 high quality photographs of each species, subspecies, beaks, and racial form identifiable in the field Includes line drawings of identification details such as wing and tail feathers, etc. Also included are line drawings of identification details such as wing and tail feathers and beaks, as well as distribution maps.
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. Each is captioned with full details of the photographer and the place and time at which the photo was taken. Now comes a new portable guide from David Sibley that every birder will want to carry.
The supporting text gives detailed information on the identification of species, and forms of all the sparrows, races, sexes, towhees, habits, buntings and longspurs, as well as information on their distribution, grassquits and seedeaters, molt, ages, juncos, habitats, and voice. Never before has such a comprehensive collection of sparrow photos been presented together in a single guide.
Sparrows of the United States and Canada: The Photographic Guide #ad - The conservation status of those that are threatened is also given due attention. The authors have gathered a stunning selection of over 350 photographs as a basis for the identification of all 64 taxa of emberizine sparrows found in the region. This companion volume to the previous, widely acclaimed Guide to the Identification and Natural History of the Sparrows of the United States and Canada takes sparrow identification one step further.
The photographs include contributions from many of America's finest bird photographers, and many were taken especially for this book.