Synopses & Reviews
Alaska is home to 445 species of birds, most of which are migratory (over 20% of America's waterfowl nest in Alaska). Alaska Birds will help to identify over 140 familiar species with beautiful detailed illustrations. Created and printed in the USA, this guide was updated in 2012 with a new cover design and a back panel map highlighting the state's eco-regions and prominent birding hotspots that will be appreciated by state visitors or residents. Laminated for durability, this lightweight guide will conveniently fold to fit into your pocket. Perfect for observing your backyard feeder guests or those species out on the trail.
Alaska Birds is a portable reference guide featuring the most commonly seen birds in Alaska. This pocket-sized, folding guide is printed on laminate material and can be easily carried in the field. A state map highlights birding sanctuaries and the colorful illustrations completes this easy-to-access reference.
A great source of portable information and ideal for field use by novices and experts alike, this invaluable guide that is laminated for durability presents more than 140 bird species found in Alaska. It also includes a map featuring prominent, state-wide birding hotspots.
The Last Frontier State is the permanent or migratory home of 493 species of birds, including the state bird and#150; the willow ptarmigan and the bird with the longest migration route in the world, the artic tern, who winters in the Antarctic (2,200 miles each way). This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species and includes an ecoregion map featuring prominent bird-viewing areas. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by visitors and residents alike. Made in the USA.
About the Author
Zoologist James Kavanagh has researched and written more than 450 publications pertaining to wildlife observation and outdoor recreation. His unique talent is in taking complex information and synthesizing the salient points to make knowledge about nature and the outdoors more accessible to novices, and to present quick, portable reference information for more experienced wildlife and outdoor enthusiasts. His books have sold more than 5 million copies worldwide.