The Shorebird Guide

April 24, 2006|
The Shorebird Guide by Michael O'brien
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An all-new holistic approach to identifying shorebirds.

Join the experts in birding by impression, a revolutionary approach to bird identification. Experienced birders use the most easily observed characteristics - size, structure, behavior, and general color patterns - to identify birds even before looking carefully at plumage details. Now birders at all levels can learn how to identify shorebirds quickly and simply. This guide includes more than 870 stunning color photographs, starting with a general impression of the species and progressing tomore detailed images of the bird throughout its life cycle. Quiz questions in the captions will engage and challenge all birders and help them benefit from this simplified, commonsense approach to identification.
Michael O''Brien currently serves as an Associate Naturalist with Cape May Bird Observatory in New Jersey. He is also the co-author of The Shorebird Guide, Flight Calls of Migratory Birds, and America''s 100 Most Wanted Birds . KEVIN T. KARLSON is an accomplished birder, tour leader, and wildlife photographer. He is a coauthor of T...
Title:The Shorebird Guide
Product dimensions:496 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.23 in
Shipping dimensions:496 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.23 in
Published:April 24, 2006
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780618432943

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