From the tiny ruby-throated hummingbird to the powerful bald eagle, there's a fascinating variety of unique and beautiful birds that call North America home. This compact field guide is the perfect introduction to birding. You'll find essential information about 150 North American species and expert advice on how to get started on your bird-watching journey.
What sets this book apart from other bird books:
- The basics of bird watching: Learn important birding terminology, what equipment to have on hand, and how to log and submit your bird sightings.
- Complete bird profiles: Discover full-colour photos and need-to-know details about each species' appearance, behaviour, and population range.
- Easy-to-find information: This book's simple organization makes it the ideal companion for your bird-watching adventures, with clearly marked sections for common backyard birds, songbirds, shorebirds and waterbirds, and raptors.
Get to know your feathered neighbours with this field guide to the birds of North America.
When not leading bird tours or speaking at birding and nature events, Sharon Stiteler works for the National Park Service.