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National Geographic Field Guide to Birds: Michigan (Field Guide to the Birds of North America)

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This series of pocket-size bird field guides began with the launch of the first two guides: California and Florida For the summer, the series takes you to two birding hotspots in the north: New Jersey-a favorite for birders, which gives you urban birds, suburban birds, and shore birds. And Michigan, which brings you glorious birds of the northland and of the Great Lakes area. Future titles will include: the Carolinas, Alaska, The Rocky Mountains, East Coast Canada, the Great Plains, and Texas-the ultimate migration ground that draws birds from around the world.<P>The books are designed for use by novices to experienced birders who want to take only the guide for the state or region they're visiting.<P>Each guide will be 272 pages and will feature about 150 birds-either as a main entry or secondary entry<P>Their handy trim is 4x6 and can easily fit in a backpack or pocket for easy access. Rather than alphabetically, the birds are featured by family, as supported by the American Ornithological Association. (A quick reference alphabetical guide on the inside of the back cover helps you find a bird quickly.)<P>The following points make these books the ultimate area guides to Birds: <P>Introduction: By an expert birder in that region gives focused guidance on how to look for the top birds in this region, where to look for them, and what to focus on when you see them. <P>How-To-Use: This 4-page entry is two-fold. It reveals the basic makeup of a bird, so users will become familiar with the bird parts and lingo in this and any guidebook; it also has how-to-use instructions with a keyed spread. <P>125 Easy-to-use Entries. The clean, straightforward layout makes it a snap to identify birds inthe field: <P>1.Each entry has a vivid photograph on the left page showing the bird in its habitat. <P>2.On the right page is a list of bulleted points called field identification clues <P>3.Then 3 main entries are: Behavior, Habitat, Local Sites. <P>4.At the bottom of each e

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National Geographic, publisher of the authoritative bestselling Field Guide to the Birds of North America, introduces a series of affordable and portable regional bird field guides.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780792238744
Editor:
Alderfer, Jonathan
Publisher:
National Geographic Society
Editor:
Baughman, Mel
Editor:
Alderfer, Jonathan
Author:
Baughman, Mel
Author:
Alderfer, Jonathan
Subject:
Birds & Birdwatching
Subject:
Birds & Birdwatching - Guides
Subject:
Birds
Subject:
Michigan
Subject:
United States - Midwest - Michigan
Subject:
General Nature
Subject:
Birds -- Michigan.
Subject:
Nature Studies-Bird Guides
Subject:
Nature Studies-Birds
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Series:
National Geographic Field Guide to Birds
Publication Date:
July 2005
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
150-200 PHOTOGRAPHS AND ART PI
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
6 x 4 x 0.5 in 0.5625 lb

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