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The Backyard Birdsong Guide: A Guide to Listening (Western North America) [With Bird Sounds]

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Building on the tremendous success of Bird Songs (250,000 copies sold), The Backyard Birdsong Guides are regional, interactive handbooks of birds and their songs for beginning bird-watchers.

With a touch-button electronic module housing common vocalizations of 75 species from across Western North America, this volume offers a truly sensory way to identify and get to know local birds.

Crisply detailed and scientifically accurate illustrations accompany each entry, and up-to-date range maps from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology provide clear geographical reference points.

Complete with an introduction to birdsong that will inspire readers to look out their kitchen windows and venture out in the field, this unique book provides an exciting entryway into the subtle art of birding.

Synopsis:

Get to know birds by ear with this engaging, one-of-a-kind book. Discover seventy-five unique species from Western North America as you enjoy their sounds at the touch of a button-reproduced in high quality on the attached digital audio module-while reading vivid descriptions of their songs, calls, and related behaviors. Learn how to pick out the wavering songs of a young Bewick's Wren, or find out why many songbirds have dialects that vary from region to region. Complete with up-to-date range maps and more than 130 sounds provided by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology's world-renowned Macaulay Library, as well as exquisite illustrations of each species, The Backyard Birdsong Guide will resonate with beginners and experts alike.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780811863971
Author:
Kroodsma, Donald
Publisher:
Chronicle Books (CA)
Subject:
Birds & Birdwatching - Guides
Subject:
Birds
Subject:
Songbirds
Subject:
Songbirds - West (U.S.)
Subject:
Birdsongs - West (U.S.)
Subject:
Nature Studies-Bird Guides
Subject:
Nature Studies-Birds
Copyright:
Series:
Backyard Birdsong Guides
Publication Date:
20080431
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
191
Dimensions:
8.33x7.33x.75 in. 1.29 lbs.

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Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » Birds » Birdwatching
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Product details 191 pages Chronicle Books - English 9780811863971 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Get to know birds by ear with this engaging, one-of-a-kind book. Discover seventy-five unique species from Western North America as you enjoy their sounds at the touch of a button-reproduced in high quality on the attached digital audio module-while reading vivid descriptions of their songs, calls, and related behaviors. Learn how to pick out the wavering songs of a young Bewick's Wren, or find out why many songbirds have dialects that vary from region to region. Complete with up-to-date range maps and more than 130 sounds provided by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology's world-renowned Macaulay Library, as well as exquisite illustrations of each species, The Backyard Birdsong Guide will resonate with beginners and experts alike.
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