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National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Birds of North America

Field / Identification GuideOut of Print

By: Jonathan Alderfer

256 pages, 290 col photos, 150 maps, 500 illus

National Geographic Society

Paperback | Apr 2011 | #191829 | ISBN-13: 9781426207204
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About this book

In North America alone, 60 million people identify themselves as bird-watchers, and most hone their skills right in their own backyards. This book covers all aspects of backyard-birding in an easy, accessible way. Vivid illustrations of 150 common species simplify identification whilst tips on feeding, birdhouses, and bird-friendly landscapes show how to attract birds to any environment for optimal viewing. Also included is expert advice on bird songs, birding optics, and bird photography.

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JONATHAN ALDERFER is a bird artist and author who has worked on a number of National Geographic's birding books. His previous titles for National Geographic include Field Guide to the Birds of North America, Field Guide to the Birds of Eastern North America, Field Guide to the Birds of Western North America, Illustrated Birds, Birding Essentials, and Complete Birds of North America.

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