Make bird-watching in Massachusetts even more enjoyable. With Stan Tekiela's famous bird guide, field identification is simple and informative. There's no need to look through dozens of photos of birds that don't live in your area. This handy book features 132 species of Massachusetts birds organized by colour for ease of use. Full-page photographs present the species as you'll see them in nature, and a "compare" feature helps you to decide between look-alikes.
Inside you'll find:
- 132 species: Only Massachusetts birds
- Simple colour guide: See a yellow bird? Go to the yellow section
- Stan's Notes: Naturalist tidbits and facts
- Professional photos: Crisp, stunning images
This second edition includes 11 new species, updated photographs and range maps, expanded information, and even more of Stan's expert insights. So grab Birds of Massachusetts Field Guide for your next birding adventure – to help ensure that you positively identify the birds that you see.
- What's New?
- Why Watch Birds in Massachusetts?
- Observation Strategies: Tips for Identifying Birds
- Bird Basics
- Bird Color Variables
- Bird Nests
- Who Builds the Nest?
- Why Birds Migrate
- How Birds Migrate
- How to Use This Guide
- Range Maps
- Black and White
Birding on the Internet
Checklist/Index by Species
About the Author
Naturalist, wildlife photographer, and writer Stan Tekiela is the author of more than 190 field guides, nature books, children's books, and playing cards, presenting many species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, trees, wildflowers, and cacti in the United States. With a Bachelor of Science degree in Natural History from the University of Minnesota and as an active professional naturalist for more than 30 years, Stan studies and photographs wildlife throughout the United States and Canada. He has received various national and regional awards for his books and photographs. Also a well-known columnist and radio personality, his syndicated column appears in more than 25 newspapers and his wildlife programs are broadcast on a number of Midwest radio stations.