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National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds: Western Region (National Audubon Society Field Guide)

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National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds--W: Western Region - Revised Edition (Revised) ( Audubon Field Guide )


Contributor(s): National Audubon Society (Author)

Binding: Hardcover
Pub Date: September 27, 1994
Copyright Date: 1994
Virtually every bird found in western North America is brought to life in this portable guide, an essential companion in the field and a staple in any birdwatcher's library--a birding bible for more than four million enthusiasts!

 

This bestselling field guide features a durable vinyl binding and brilliant full-color photographic identification pictures arranged for quick access and definitive text, including information on the bird's voice, nesting habits, habitat, range, and interesting behaviors. Accompanying range maps; overhead flight silhouettes; and sections on bird-watching, accidental species, and endangered birds make the National Audubon Society's Field Guide to North American Birds the most comprehensive available.

 

Note: The Western Edition covers the Rocky Mountain range and all the states to the west of it, while the Eastern Edition generally covers states east of the Rocky Mountains.
Introduced in 1977 and completely revised in 1994, these bestselling photographic field guides have become the birding bibles of more than four million enthusiasts. Virtually every bird found in North America is brought to life in a full-color photograph and with textual information on the bird's voice, nesting habits, habitat, range, and interesting behaviors. Accompanying range maps; overhead flight silhouettes; sections on bird-watching, accidental species, and endangered birds make these the most comprehensive field guides to birds available.

Identifies hundreds of species and their behavior and range

Biographical Note:

MIKLÓS D. F. UDVARDY (1919-1998) was born in Debrecen, Hungary. He received his doctorate in biology from the University of Debrecen in 1942. He has written more than a hundred papers on ornithology, biogeography, and vegetation classification.

 

JOHN FARRAND, JR. (1937-1994) studied at the University of Oklahoma and Louisiana State University. He served as Zoologist at the Smithsonian and was a curatorial assistant at the American Museum of Natural History.



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Introduced in 1977 and completely revised in 1994, these bestselling photographic field guides have become the birding bibles of more than four million enthusiasts. Virtually every bird found in North America is brought to life in a full-color photograph and with textual information on the bird's voice, nesting habits, habitat, range, and interesting behaviors. Accompanying range maps; overhead flight silhouettes; sections on bird-watching, accidental species, and endangered birds make these the most comprehensive field guides to birds available.
Note: the Western Edition covers the Rocky Mountain range and all the states to the west of it, while the Eastern Edition generally covers states east of the Rocky Mountains.
Physical Info: 1.26" H x 7.67" L x 4.27" W (1.27 lbs) 832 pages