National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Birds of North America, 2nd Edition

National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Birds of North America, 2nd Edition

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This comprehensive and beloved guide reveals the most ubiquitous and
remarkable species of North American birds, clearly organized by family and
paired with identification tips, behavior, vocal descriptions, and more. The new
edition features a "Backyard Basics" section from the world's most prolific
birdwatcher, Noah Strycker, with tips on attracting and feeding your favorite
birds and creating bird-friendly landscapes. Also included are updated
descriptions of 150 common North American species, paired with
comprehensive range maps, as well as lush indentification artwork and
bite-sized facts. With new contributions from Strycker and a modern redesign,
the second edition of this perennial favorite will appeal to new and experienced
bird enthusiasts alike.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 137.16 x 200.66 x 15.24mm | 439.98g
  • United States
  • English
  • 2nd ed.
  • 1426220626
  • 9781426220623
  • 1,426,390

About Jonathan Alderfer

JONATHAN ALDERFER is a nationally known bird artist and author who has worked on a number of National Geographic's birding books. His previous titles for National Geographic include Field Guide to the Birds of North America, Field Guide to the Birds of Eastern North America, Field Guide to the Birds of Western North America, Illustrated Birds, Birding Essentials, and Complete Birds of North America.

NOAH STRYCKER is an associate editor of Birding magazine and the author of several books. He has studied birds worldwide and works as a guide on expedition cruises to Antarctica and the Arctic, spreading the inspiration of birds from pole to pole. In 2015, during a quest spanning 41 countries and all seven continents, he set a world record by seeing 6,042 species of birds--more than half the birds on Earth--in one year. Strycker writes, lectures, and lives near Eugene, Oregon, between field seasons.
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