National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America
A bestseller with more than a quarter of a million copies sold, this completely revised and updated edition is the most authoritative, sought-after guide to birds of North America on the market - for birders of all levels. Pages have handy cut-out thumb-tabs to quickly browse to the different major bird groups.
The sixth edition contains the most all-new material since the first edition was published more than 25 years ago, and includes:
- 300 new art figures
- unique subspecies maps never before seen in a field guide
- extensive migration information overlaid on species maps
- field-mark labels on all artwork
- text updates to include new species
- reorganization reflecting taxonomic changes in the bird community organization, readability, and increased page count, with a fresh new design.
Reviews of the "National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America, Sixth Edition: "
"Wow! ... a 10% increase in illustrations, plates now sprinkled with text to point out key features, updated range maps, comprehensive subspecies maps, and other useful new features. This classic guide just keeps evolving and improving. This is "the" guide you want with your field gear."
-J. V. Remsen, Distinguished Professor and Curator of Birds, Museum of Natural Science, Louisiana State University
"Jon Dunn's masterful field knowledge of North America's birds and Jonathan Alderfer's unparalleled artistic ability and direction shine throughout this up-to-date overhaul of a classic guide. Birders at all levels of experience benefit from a guide that is both comprehensive and accurate, and "National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America" is exactly what they need."
-Kimball L. Garrett, Ornithology Collections Manager, Natural History Museum of Los Angele
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