National Geographic Complete Birds Of North America 2nd Edition Now Covering More Than 1 000 Species With The Most Detailed Information Found In A Single Volume

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Publisher: National Geographic
ISBN: 1426213735
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Essential, comprehensive, and easy to use, the revised edition of National Geographic Complete Birds of North America is an astonishing resource that covers every bird species found in North America as well as all the seasonal visitors. Entries are organized by family group, the taxonomic organization newly updated to match current American Ornithologists' Union guidelines. Within a family, each separate bird entry has dozens of tips and illustrations on species' gender, age group, behavior, habitat, nesting and feeding habits, and migration routes. Providing full information on more than 1,000 species, this book features hundreds of range and migration maps, cutting-edge information on identification, and more than 4000 annotated illustrations by expert bird artists.

National Geographic Complete Birds Of North America Companion To The National Geographic Field Guide To The Birds Of North America

Author: Jonathan Alderfer
Publisher: National Geographic
ISBN: 0792241754
Size: 48.67 MB
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Essential, comprehensive, and easy to use, National Geographic Complete Book of Birds is an astonishing resource that covers every bird species in North America, as well as all the migrants that fly through. The entries are organized by family groups-an incredible 82 are included-according to the American Ornithological Union guidelines. Within a family, each separate bird entry has dozens of tips and illustrations on species' genders, age groups, behavior, habitats, nesting and feeding habits, and migration routes. Readers will also find unique features, such as:
  • A quick-find index for the most common bird groups and a full glossary
  • Straightforward, accessible text by numerous birding experts, including National Geographic's resident birding consultant Jonathan Alderfer
  • Hundreds of range and migration maps from renowned ornithologist Paul Lehman with National Geographic cartographers
  • State-of-the-art, updated bird illustrations by expert artists, including Jonathan Alderfer
  • New and original photographs from well-known bird photographers Kevin Karlson and Brian Small


Perfect for novice or experienced birders alike, National Geographic Complete Book of Birds is a definitive, must-have resource. Quite simply, there is no other volume like it.

Guadalupe Mountains National Park National Geographic Trails Illustrated Map

Author: National Geographic Maps - Trails Illustrated
Publisher: Natl Geographic Society Maps
ISBN: 1566953162
Size: 53.87 MB
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• Waterproof • Tear-Resistant • Topographic Map

Created in cooperation with the National Park Service and others, National Geographic’s Trails Illustrated map of Guadalupe Mountains National Park is a complete travel guide to this pristine wilderness area. The map includes expertly researched information about the trees, shrubs, birds, amphibians and other flora and fauna that live in the the park's three ecosystems. The park's geologic history, which dates back nearly 300 million years, is explained as well.

Outdoor enthusiasts will be able to explore the area following precisely mapped trails, which include mileage markers and are color-coded according to their designated usage. Campgrounds, primitive campsites, picnic areas and points of interest along the trails are marked. To aid in your navigation of the area, the map also displays contour lines, elevations, labeled peaks, four-wheel drive and high clearance roads, water features and various waypoints. Additionally a campground to campground mileage chart will help you plans your journey. The map covers map popular points of interest, including Lincoln National Forest, Guadalupe Mountains and Guadalupe Mountains Wilderness. An inset regional map will assist you accessing the park and the nearby Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

Every Trails Illustrated map is printed on "Backcountry Tough" waterproof, tear-resistant paper. A full UTM grid is printed on the map to aid with GPS navigation.

Other features found on this map include: Brokeoff Mountains, Carlsbad Caverns National Park, Guadalupe Mountains, Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Guadalupe Peak, Lincoln National Forest.

  • Map Scale = 1:35,000
  • Sheet Size = 37.75" x 25.5"
  • Folded Size = 4.25" x 9.25"

The Sibley Guide To Birds

Author: David Allen Sibley
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
ISBN: 0679451226
Size: 31.13 MB
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David Allen Sibley, America's most gifted contemporary painter of birds, is the author and illustrator of this comprehensive guide. His beautifully detailed illustrations—more than 6,600 in all—and descriptions of 810 species and 350 regional populations will enrich every birder's experience.

The Sibley Guide's innovative design makes it entirely user friendly. The illustrations are arranged to facilitate comparison, yet still capture the unique character of each species.

The Sibley Guide to Birds provides a wealth of new information:
—Captioned illustrations show many previously unpublished field marks and revisions of known marks
—Nearly every species is shown in flight
—Measurements include length, wingspan, and weight for every species
—Subspecies and geographic varients are covered thoroughly
—Complete voice descriptions are included for every species
—Maps show the complete distribution of every species: summer and winter ranges, migration routes, and rare occurrences

Both novice and experienced birders will appreciate these and other innovative features:
—An introductory page for each family or group of related families makes comparisons simple
—Clear and concise labels with pointers identify field marks directly
—Birds are illustrated in similar poses to make comparisons between species quick and easy
—Illustrations emphasize the way birds look in the field

With The Sibley Guide to Birds, the National Audubon Society makes the art and expertise of David Sibley available to the world in a comprehensive, handsome, easy-to-use volume that will be the indispensable identification guide every birder must own.

National Geographic Complete Birds Of North America

Author: Jonathan Alderfer
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426213735
Size: 65.87 MB
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Examines more than eighty avian families, including an overview of plumage, behavior, distribution, taxonomy, and conservation, and describes all 962 species, covering identification, similar species, voice, status, and distribution.

National Geographic Field Guide To The Birds Of North America

Author: Jon Lloyd Dunn
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426208286
Size: 16.56 MB
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Presents a guidebook which provides identification tips, information on behavior and nesting, locator and range maps, and plumage and species classification data on over 990 species of birds found in North America.

National Geographic Backyard Guide To The Birds Of North America

Author: Jonathan K. Alderfer
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426207204
Size: 44.23 MB
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Covers more than 150 species of North American birds and includes nearly 300 full-color photos, 150 range maps and 500 additional illustrations, as well as tips on feeding, birdhouses and creating bird-friendly backyard landscapes.

National Geographic Field Guide To The Birds Of North America

Author: Jon Lloyd Dunn
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9780792253143
Size: 58.81 MB
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A completely revised and updated fifth edition of the popular birding handbook provides identification tips, full-color artwork, new locator and range maps, information on behavior and nesting, new plumage and species classification data, ...

National Geographic Complete Birds Of The World

Author: Tim Harris
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426204036
Size: 34.85 MB
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Offers detailed information on every bird family in the world, including their physical characteristics, behaviors, conservation status, taxonomy, and photographs of individual species.

National Geographic Kids Bird Guide Of North America

Author: Jonathan Alderfer
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426310943
Size: 71.94 MB
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Profiles one hundred bird species from coast to coast, offers information about topics ranging from bird calls to behaviors, and provides complementary sidebars, range maps, and instructions for building birdhouses and bird feeders.

National Geographic Field Guide To The Birds Of Eastern North America

Author: Jon Dunn
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426203305
Size: 66.92 MB
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A birding guidebook provides identification tips, information on behavior and nesting, 560 locator and range maps, and new plumage and species classification data on over six hundred North American birds found east of the Rocky Mountains.

National Geographic Field Guide To The Birds Of Western North America

Author: Jon Dunn
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426203312
Size: 80.10 MB
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A birding guidebook provides identification tips, information on behavior and nesting, six hundred locator and range maps, and new plumage and species classification data on over 750 North American birds found west of the Rocky Mountains.

Bird Watcher S Bible

Author: Jonathan K. Alderfer
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426209649
Size: 44.56 MB
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A guide to bird watching covers topics ranging from mythology and birdhouses to the work of Audubon and Angry Birds, combining images with trivia, top ten lists, and bird watching guidelines.