National Geographic Complete Guide to the Birds of North America, 2nd Edition: Now Covering More Than 1,000 Species With the Most-Detailed Information Found in a Single Volume
When it comes to anything in the world of nature, National Geographic can be counted on to never disappoint. This wonderful book is no exception. With more than a thousand species of birds covered, this may well be the most comprehensive book available for bird lovers. Every family has a through write-up including body structure, behavior, plumage, distribution, taxonomy, and conservation, as well as a beautiful full-color photograph. Genuses are identified, and within those, species. Each species within the family is further delineated with identification for adult male, adult female, and juvenile; similar species; voice; status and distribution including breeding, migration, and winter area; and population. Small maps illustrate the native territory and larger scale maps show migration routes. Spectacularly detailed full-color illustrations accompany each species. The illustrations are tagged to point out particular features of the species. This guide is a companion to the National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America and will satisfy both experienced and novice birdwatchers. This edition includes over 4000 annotated illustrations, 800 maps, and 180 photographs. This book is a must have for bird lovers.
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