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Other titles in the Peterson Field Guides series:

Peterson Field Guide to Birds of Western North America (Peterson Field Guides)

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With all-new range maps, updated text, and 40 new paintings, the completely revised editions of two classic Peterson Field Guides are sure to be valuable additions to any birder's pocket or daypack. At a trim size of 5 x 8, they are portable but also beautifully illustrated. Photographs, while modern looking and colorful, capture just one moment in time. The paintings in these guides, however, show all of a bird's key field marks and use the Peterson Identification System to make bird identification easier forand#160;beginning and intermediate bird watchers.
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A team of professional birders has updated the text, the maps, and the art for these authoritative guides. Expert birders also created 35 entertaining and easy-to-use video podcasts, whichand#160;are available to download. They make fun and educational viewing on a computer desktop or MP3 player.
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Last updated in 1990, the Peterson Field Guide to Western Birds covers nearly 600 species on 176 color plates, with 588 comprehensive range maps, now included with the illustrations. Every bird watcher in western North America will want to own this long-awaited, up-to-date fourth edition.
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Synopsis:

A field guide to the birds of western North America.

About the Author

Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars. These editions include updated material by Michael O'Brien, Paul Lehman, Bill Thompson III, Michael DiGiorgio, Larry Rosche, and Jeffrey A. Gordon.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780547152707
Author:
Peterson, Roger
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Foreword by:
Peterson, Lee Allen
Foreword:
Peterson, Lee Allen
Contribution by:
Di Giorgio, Michael
Contribution:
Di Giorgio, Michael
Author:
Peterson, Roger Tory
Subject:
Birds & Birdwatching - Guides
Subject:
Birds -- West (U.S.)
Subject:
Birds -- Canada, Western.
Subject:
Birds & Birdwatching
Subject:
Nature Studies-Bird Guides
Subject:
Nature Studies-Birds
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Fourth Edition
Series:
Peterson Field Guides
Publication Date:
20100331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
176 plates
Pages:
512
Dimensions:
8 x 5 in 1.61 lb

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