248 pages, 49 colour paintings, map
This book, beautifully illustrated with 51 paintings by the renowned wildlife artist William Zimmerman, provides an up-to-date account of the status of all the species of birds found in Kentucky, with seasonal occurrence, abundance, migration dates, and additional reference material. The author also tells the story of the ornithologists who have worked in Kentucky, and outlines the physiography of the state as it relates to birding.
O ... a pleasing blend of artistry and informative text that will be hard for local bird enthusiasts and casual, armchair birders to resist, especially at the reasonable price.O NBrainard Palmer-Ball, Jr., Birding Magazine OThe book is not only scientifically accurate but a visual delight and one that is sure to please any birder or naturalist.OENIndiana Audubon Quarterly O ... a joy ... O NLexington Herald-Leader O ... magnificent ... O NLouisville Courier-Journal OAn excellent reference book for the beginning birder and the professional interested in Kentucky birds.OENBowling Green Daily News OHighly recommended.O NWildlife Activist O... the illustrations in the book are outstanding. William Zimmerman is one of the best illustrators of living birds in the world and the figures in this book demonstrate his abilities.O NWilson Bulletin The only available up-to-date scientific survey of the birds of Kentucky, with 49 beautiful full-color paintings by noted wildlife artist William Zimmerman. The late Burt Monroe was an internationally known bird expert, and this book is his legacy to his native state.
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