Guide To The Birds Of Alaska, 6th Edition by Robert H. ArmstrongGuide To The Birds Of Alaska, 6th Edition by Robert H. Armstrong

Guide To The Birds Of Alaska, 6th Edition

byRobert H. ArmstrongForeword byNils Warnock

Paperback | April 13, 2015

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GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF ALASKA has been a must-have for Alaska birders for more than thirty years. In the sixth edition, Robert Armstrong provides hundreds of new photographs. Every bird is now illustrated including the casuals and accidentals. This comprehensive guide provides the most current knowledge about the birds in Alaska.
Bob Armstrong has pursued a career in Alaska as a biologist, naturalist, and nature photographer since 1960. He is the author of the best-selling book Nature of Southeast Alaska and numerous other popular and scientific books and articles on the natural history of the state. He lives in Juneau, Alaska.
Title:Guide To The Birds Of Alaska, 6th EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 8.38 × 5.38 × 0.68 inPublished:April 13, 2015Publisher:Graphic Arts BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1941821421

ISBN - 13:9781941821428

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Table of Contents

CONTENTS A Note on Alaska's Biogeographic Regions Map Introduction Key to Charts Checklist of Alaska's Birds BIRD FAMILIES Geese, Swans, Ducks Grouse, Ptarmigan Loons Grebes Albatrosses Fulmars, Petrels, Shearwaters Storm-Petrels Cormorants Bitterns, Herons Ospreys Hawks, Eagles Rails, Coots Cranes Oystercatchers Plovers Sandpipers Jaegers Auks, Murres, & Puffins Gulls, Terns Pigeons, Doves Typical Owls Goatsuckers Swifts Hummingbirds Kingfishers Woodpeckers Falcons Tyrant Flycatchers Shrikes Vireos Jays, Magpies, Crows Larks Swallows Chickadees Nuthatches Creepers Wrens Dippers Kinglets Leaf Warblers Old World Flycatchers and Allies Thrushes Starlings Wagtails, Pipits Waxwings Longspurs and Snow Buntings Wood Warblers Sparrows, Buntings Cardinals and Allies Blackbirds Finches Old World Sparrows Casual and Accidental Species Further Reading Index Photo Credits About the Author Notes

Editorial Reviews

"This very attractive, authoritative work should appeal to birders at all levels."-LIBRARY JOURNAL"A prize for serious bird watchers. . . ."-SAN DIEGO MAGAZINE"Any birder worth his salt should buy it. It will give many hours of enjoyment. . . . For those who plan to visit Alaska, this book is an obvious must, but even armchair birders will get satisfaction from reading it."-THE CANADIAN FIELD-NATURALIST". . . a fun and convenient way to pique or enhance your interest in Alaskan birds."-DAILY SITKA SENTINEL ". . . a definitive nature guide."-OUTDOOR PHOTOGRAPHER