The Garden State's rich Atlantic shores are home to hundreds of permanent and migratory bird species. Delaware Bay, the second largest and most diverse bay on the East Coast, plays host to tens of thousands of migratory shorebirds each spring as they refuel on the abundant eggs of horseshoe crabs. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species and includes an ecoregion map featuring prominent bird-viewing areas that every birder should explore.
Zoologist James Kavanagh has researched and written more than 450 publications pertaining to wildlife observation and outdoor recreation. His unique talent is in taking complex information and synthesizing the salient points to make knowledge about nature and the outdoors more accessible to novices, and to present quick, portable reference information for more experienced wildlife and outdoor enthusiasts. His books have sold more than 5 million copies worldwide.