The Stokes Field Guide To The Birds Of North America by Donald StokesThe Stokes Field Guide To The Birds Of North America by Donald Stokes

The Stokes Field Guide To The Birds Of North America

byDonald Stokes, Lillian Stokes

Paperback | October 25, 2010

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Reflecting years of research and observation of North American birds, the STOKES FIELD GUIDE includes more species, photos and useful identification information for birdwatchers than any other guide.

The guide features 853 North American bird species and more than 3,400 stunning color photographs. And yet it's portable enough to fit in your pocket!

The photographs cover all significant plumages, including male, female, summer, winter, immature, morphs, important subspecies, and birds in flight. Also included:
  • The newest scientific and common names and phylogenetic order
  • Special help for identifying birds in flight through important clues of behavior, plumage, and shape
  • Detailed descriptions of songs and calls
  • Important behavioral information
  • Key habitat preferences of each species
  • The newest range maps, detailing species' winter, summer, year-round ranges, and migration routes
  • A special downloadable CD with more than 600 bird sounds (from Lang Elliott and Kevin Colver) and 150 photographs of common North American species.
Don and Lillian Stokes are widely recognized as America's foremost authorities on birds and nature. Their books include the bestselling Stokes Field Guide to Birds, the Stokes Beginner's Guide to Birds, the Stokes Nature Guides, and the Stokes Backyard Nature Books. They live in New Hampshire and Georgia.
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Title:The Stokes Field Guide To The Birds Of North AmericaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:816 pages, 8.5 × 5.75 × 2 inPublished:October 25, 2010Publisher:Little, Brown And CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316010502

ISBN - 13:9780316010504

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best stokes guide yet. Best stokes guide yet. Multiple photos (up to 6) of each species, similar species on opposing page. Easy color coded page edges for quick family searches.
Date published: 2011-01-12

Editorial Reviews

"The Stokes Field Guide to the Birds of North America is an easy-to-use, superbly designed field guide that is detailed enough to be useful for birders of all experience levels. Highly recommended, this field guide is sure to be a delightful addition to any birder's library."-About.com Birding Guide