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Title National Geographic complete birds of North America / edited by Jonathan Alderfer.

Publication Info. Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2006]
2006

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Description ix, 664 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 26 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 646-647) and index.
Contents Ducks, geese, and swans / Jessie H. Barry, Cameron D. Cox, Alvaro Jaramillo -- Curassows and guans / Mark W. Lockwood -- Partridges, grouse, and turkeys / Christopher L. Wood -- New world quail / Mark W. Lockwood -- Loons / Steve N. G. Howell -- Grebes / Steve N. G. Howell -- Albatrosses / Brian Sullivan -- Shearwaters and petrels / Brian Sullivan -- Storm petrels / Brian Sullivan -- Tropicbirds ; Boobies and gannets ; Pelicans ; Cormorants ; Darters ; Frigatebirds / Kimball L. Garrett -- Bitterns, herons, and allies ; Ibises and spoonbills / Bill Pranty, Kurt Radamaker -- Storks / Bill Pranty -- New world vultures / Clay Taylor -- Flamingos / Bill Pranty -- Hawks, kites, eagles, and allies ; Caracaras and falcons / Clay Taylor -- Rails, gallinules, and coots / Donna L. Dittmann, Steven W. Cardiff -- Limpkins / Bill Pranty -- Cranes / Steve N. G. Howell -- Thick knees ; Lapwings and plovers ; Oystercatchers ; Stilts and avocets ; Jacanas ; Sandpipers, phalaropes, and allies ; Pratincoles / Matthew T. Heindel -- Skuas, gulls, terns, and skimmers / Steve N. G. Howell, Alvaro Jaramillo -- Auks, murres, and puffins / Ian Jones -- Pigeons and doves / Guy McCaskie -- Parakeets, macaws, and parrots / Bill Pranty --
Hummingbirds / Steve N. G. Howell -- Trogons ; Hoopoes / Matthew T. Heindel -- Kingfishers / Mark W. Lockwood -- Woodpeckers and allies / Kimball L. Garrett -- Tyrant flycatchers / Christopher L. Wood, Donna L. Dittmann, Steven W. Cardiff -- Shrikes / Paul Hess -- Vireos / Matthew T. Heindel -- Jays and crows / Christopher L. Wood -- Larks ; Swallows / Allen T. Chartier -- Chickadees and titmice / Paul Hess -- Penduline tits and verdins ; Long tailed tits and bushtits / Mark W. Lockwood -- Nuthatches ; Creepers / Christopher L. Wood -- Wrens / Ted Floyd -- Dippers / Ted Floyd -- Bulbuls / Bill Pranty -- Kinglets / Allen T. Chartier -- Old world warblers and gnatcatchers / Matthew T. Heindel -- Old world flycatchers / Jon L. Dunn -- Thrushes / Tony Leukering -- Babblers / Alvaro Jaramillo -- Mockingbirds and thrashers / Gary H. Rosenberg -- Starlings / Ted Floyd -- Accentors / Alvaro Jaramillo -- Wagtails and Pipits / Gary H. Rosenberg -- Waxwings / Christopher L. Wood -- Silky flycatchers / Christopher L. Wood -- Olive warbler ; Wood warblers ; Bananaquits / Allen T. Chartier -- Tanagers / Gary H. Rosenberg -- Emberizids / Marshall J. Iliff -- Cardinals, saltators, and allies / Gary H. Rosenberg -- Blackbirds / Alvaro Jaramillo -- Fringilline and cardueline finches / Gary H. Rosenberg -- Old world sparrows / Ted Floyd -- Weavers ; Estrildid finches / Bill Pranty.
Summary Covers every bird species in North America, as well as all the migrants that fly through. The entries are organized by 82 family groups, according to American Ornithological Union guidelines. Within a family, each separate bird entry has dozens of identification tips and illustrations on species' genders, age groups, behavior, habitats, nesting and feeding habits, and migration routes. Includes a quick-find index for the most common bird groups, text by numerous birding experts, range and migration maps, photographs as well as illustrations by expert artists, and a full glossary.--From publisher description.
Subject Birds -- North America.
Birds -- United States.
Birds -- Canada.
Added Author Alderfer, Jonathan K.
National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Added Title Complete birds of North America
ISBN 0792241754
9780792241751
0792244826 deluxe
9780792244820 deluxe

 
    
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