Birds of Eastern North America: A Photographic Guide (Paperback)
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Short Description for Birds of Eastern North America A photographic guide to the birds of eastern North America. It presents key identification features of each bird. It covers entire eastern half of mainland North America and the arctic and subarctic territorial islands of the US and Canada.
- Published: 01 October 2009
- Format: Paperback 336 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780691134260 ISBN 10: 069113426X
- Sales rank: 607,698
Full description for Birds of Eastern North America
Combining informative and accessible text, up-to-date maps, and - above all - stunning color photographs, this is the best and most lavishly illustrated photographic guide to the birds of eastern North America. All of the images have been carefully selected to convey both the sheer beauty and the key identification features of each bird, and many of the photos are larger than those found in other guides. Wherever possible, a variety of plumages are pictured, providing visual coverage and usefulness matching any artwork-illustrated field guide. And many of the images are state-of-the-art digital photographs by Brian Small, one of North America's finest bird photographers. These pictures, many seen here for the first time, reproduce a previously unimaginable level of detail. Finally, the ranges of nearly all species are shown on maps from the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, the authority on North American birding. New and experienced birders alike will find this guide indispensable: the clear layout will help novices easily identify the birds they see, while the superb photographs will help seasoned birders confirm identifications. This is the best, most lavishly illustrated photographic guide to the region's birds Larger color photos than most other field guides. It features fresh contemporary design - clear, easy-to-use, and attractive. It is informative, accessible, and authoritative text. It includes range maps from the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology. It covers entire eastern half of mainland North America and the arctic and subarctic territorial islands of the U.S. and Canada.