Synopses & Reviews
Maryland & DC Birds, An Introduction to Familiar Species, is a must-have, reference guide for beginners and experts alike. Whether you're on a nature hike or in your own backyard, you'll want to take along a copy of this indispensable guide. The Pocket Naturalist(tm) series is an introduction to common plants and animals and natural phenomena. Each pocket-sized, folding guide highlights up to 150 species and most feature a map highlighting prominent sanctuaries and outstanding natural attractions. Each is laminated for durability. (31/2 X 81/4 folded, opens to 22 X 81/4, color illustrations, map)
Maryland & DC Birds is a pocket reference guide printed on laminate material and folded for easy storage and retrieval. Color illustrations of common bird species and an inset map of popular Maryland & DC bird sanctuaries, helps to make this a must-have companion for the nature enthusiast. Like all of the Pocket Naturalist Guides, this simplified pocket reference allows a reader to easily identify species at a glance.
Perfect for avian aficionados, this beautifully illustrated guide explores more than 140 species of birds found in Maryland and Washington DC and contains a map featuring prominent birding hotspots. Laminated for durability, this handy pamphlet is ideal for field use by novices and experts alike.
From the mountains to the coastal plain, Maryland (and DC) provide important habitat for many species of birds. Maryland and DC Birds will help to identify over 140 familiar species with beautiful detailed illustrations. A map featuring prominent state-wide birding hotspots 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.
Maryland and DC are the permanent or migratory home of 443 species of birds, including Maryland's state bird and#150; the Baltimore oriole. 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.