Both a field guide and a site-finding guide, this book provides an introduction to birding west of the Mississippi.
"[...] When a book, or anything else for that matter, tries to do too many things at once it usually does them all poorly. This handbook is the exception. It tackles three distinct subjects and it is worth reading for any of them. It is very highly recommended to anyone, resident or visitor, birding the United States or Canada. [...]"
- Grant McCreary (26-03-2007), read the full review at The Birder's Library