Synopses & Reviews
Birding in the American West: A Handbook
-- tells where to go, what birds to look for, and how to identify them.
-- describes the exciting and varied bird habitats found in the West.
-- is heavily illustrated with drawings and photographs to help birders in the field.
-- spells out useful techniques for distinguishing among similar-looking species and addresses difficult cases in far greater detail than do standard field guides.
-- features species accounts with valuable information on bird location, behavior, and field marks.
-- presents detailed listings by state on where to find birds, with an emphasis on the microhabitats of especially sought-after birds.
-- teaches bird-finding and bird-identifying skills applicable anywhere.