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National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Birds of North America

Field / Identification Guide New Edition
By: Jonathan Alderfer(Author), Noah Strycker(Author)
256 pages, 290 colour photos, 500 colour illustrations, 150 colour distribution maps
National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Birds of North America
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  • National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Birds of North America ISBN: 9781426220623 Edition: 2 Paperback Nov 2019 In stock
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About this book

Geared to the casual and experienced birdwatcher alike, this completely revised guide to 150 of the most common and interesting birds in North America provides the perfect way to appreciate the feathered friends outside your window, along with the tools you need to cultivate them wherever you live.

This comprehensive and beloved guide reveals the most ubiquitous and remarkable species of North American birds, clearly organized by family and paired with identification tips, behavior, vocal descriptions, and more. The new edition features a "Backyard Basics" section from the world's most prolific birdwatcher, Noah Strycker, with tips on attracting and feeding your favorite birds and creating bird-friendly landscapes. Also included are updated descriptions of 150 common North American species, paired with comprehensive range maps, as well as lush indentification artwork and bite-sized facts. With new contributions from Strycker and a modern redesign, the second edition of this perennial favorite will appeal to new and experienced bird enthusiasts alike.

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Jonathan Alderfer is a nationally known 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.

Noah Strycker is an associate editor of Birding magazine and the author of several books. He has studied birds worldwide and works as a guide on expedition cruises to Antarctica and the Arctic, spreading the inspiration of birds from pole to pole. In 2015, during a quest spanning 41 countries and all seven continents, he set a world record by seeing 6,042 species of birds – more than half the birds on Earth – in one year. Strycker writes, lectures, and lives near Eugene, Oregon, between field seasons.

Field / Identification Guide New Edition
By: Jonathan Alderfer(Author), Noah Strycker(Author)
256 pages, 290 colour photos, 500 colour illustrations, 150 colour distribution maps
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