The TOS Handbook of Texas Birds

The TOS Handbook of Texas Birds

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The most ambitious edition yet of the Texas Ornithological Society checklist of Texas birds now includes range maps and color photographs of the birds much of the world comes to Texas to see, Based on the work of the Texas Bird Records Committee over almost three decades, The TOS Handbook of Texas Birds provides authoritative annotations on the abundance, status, and distribution of all species encountered in Texas; lists rare, introduced, and hypothetical species in the appendices; and offers a comprehensive reference section. A one-stop source of information on Texas birds, The TOS Handbook of Texas Birds is an essential companion for bird enthusiasts.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 484 pages
  • 154.94 x 233.68 x 20.32mm | 635.03g
  • College Station, United States
  • English
  • 140 color photos., 627 maps.
  • 1585442844
  • 9781585442843
  • 1,689,510

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.".".fills a large gap by providing an up-to-date, detailed summary of the bird life of this amazing state. Anyone with an interest in the distribution of North American birds will want a copy for reference and for browsing."
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About Brush Freeman

Mark W. Lockwood is secretary of the TOS Texas Bird Records Committee and editor of the Texas regional report for North American Birds. He is a biologist at Texas Parks and Wildlife in Alpine, Texas, and the author of Birds of the Texas Hill Country and Learn About... Texas Birds. Brush Freeman is past vice president of the Texas Ornithological Society and a member of the Texas Bird Records Committee. He is a founding committee member of the Great Texas Birding Classic and in 1995, with Petra Hockey, set a state Big Year birding record. He lives in Elgin, Texas.
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