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A Field Guide to Western Birds: A Completely New Guide to Field Marks of All Species Found in North America West of the 100th Meridian and North of Me (Peterson Field Guides)

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"The Birderand#8217;s Bible" for more than 60 years, Roger Tory Petersonand#8217;s classic Field Guide to Western Birds includes all species found in North America west of the 100th meridian and north of Mexico. Featuring the unique Peterson Identification System, Western Birds contains 165 full-color paintings that show more than 1,000 birds from 700 species. Summer and winter ranges, breeding grounds, and other special range data are shown on easy-to-read range maps.

Synopsis:

"The Birder's Bible" for more than 60 years, Roger Tory Peterson's classic Field Guide to Western Birds includes all species found in North America west of the 100th meridian and north of Mexico. Featuring the unique Peterson Identification System, Western Birds contains 165 full-color paintings that show more than 1,000 birds from 700 species. Summer and winter ranges, breeding grounds, and other special range data are shown on easy-to-read range maps.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 416) and index.

About the Author

Virginia Marie Peterson worked with her husband, Roger Tory Peterson, to research and create three-color range maps for several books in The Peterson Field Guide Series(R).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, and the Peterson Field Guides®are credited with helping to set the stage for the environmental movement.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, and the Peterson Field Guides®are credited with helping to set the stage for the environmental movement.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780395911747
Subtitle:
A Completely New Guide to Field Marks of All Species Found in North America West of the 100th Meridian and North of Mexico
Editor:
Peterson, Roger Tory
Editor:
Peterson, Roger Tory
Author:
Peterson, Roger Tory
Author:
Peterson, Virginia Marie
Author:
Mariner Books
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Birds & Birdwatching
Subject:
Birds
Subject:
West (u.s.)
Subject:
Oiseaux
Subject:
Birds & Birdwatching - General
Subject:
Birds -- North America.
Subject:
Birds -- West (U.S.)
Subject:
Birdwatching Guides
Subject:
Nature Studies-Birds
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Edition Description:
Third Edition
Series:
Peterson Field Guides(R)
Series Volume:
61492
Publication Date:
May 1998
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Covers more than 1,000 birds from 700 sp
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
7.25 x 4.5 in 1.57 lb

Related Subjects


Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » Birds » Birdwatching
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » Birds » General
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » Birds » Guides
Science and Mathematics » Ornithology » General Field Guides
Science and Mathematics » Ornithology » General Ornithology and Birding

A Field Guide to Western Birds: A Completely New Guide to Field Marks of All Species Found in North America West of the 100th Meridian and North of Me (Peterson Field Guides)
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"Synopsis" by , "The Birder's Bible" for more than 60 years, Roger Tory Peterson's classic Field Guide to Western Birds includes all species found in North America west of the 100th meridian and north of Mexico. Featuring the unique Peterson Identification System, Western Birds contains 165 full-color paintings that show more than 1,000 birds from 700 species. Summer and winter ranges, breeding grounds, and other special range data are shown on easy-to-read range maps.
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