The Shorebird Guide

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Utilizing a holistic approach to identifying different birds, a guide to shorebirds explains how to use such characteristics as general color patterns, size, structure, and behavior to determine an avian species, in a handy resource that includes more than 870 full-color captioned photographs.

Autorentext

Michael O'Brien currently serves as an Associate Naturalist with Cape May Bird Observatory in New Jersey. He is also the co-author of The Shorebird Guide, Flight Calls of Migratory Birds, and America’s 100 Most Wanted Birds.

KEVIN T. KARLSON is an accomplished birder, tour leader, and wildlife photographer. He is a coauthor of The Shorebird Guide and two other books. He lives near Cape May, New Jersey. 


Klappentext

Birding by impression: an all-new, holistic approach to identifying shorebirds.
Join the experts in this revolutionary approach to bird identification. Experienced birders use the most easily observed characteristics -- size, structure, behavior, and general color patterns -- to identify birds even before looking carefully at plumage details. Now birders at all levels can learn how to identify shorebirds quickly and simply. This guide includes more than 870 stunning color photographs, starting with a general impression of the species and progressing to more detailed images of the bird throughout its life cycle. Quiz questions in the captions will engage and challenge all birders and help them benefit from this simplified, commonsense approach to identification.



Zusammenfassung

An all-new holistic approach to identifying shorebirds.

 

Join the experts in birding by impression, a revolutionary approach to bird identification. Experienced birders use the most easily observed characteristics — size, structure, behavior, and general color patterns — to identify birds even before looking carefully at plumage details. Now birders at all levels can learn how to identify shorebirds quickly and simply. This guide includes more than 870 stunning color photographs, starting with a general impression of the species and progressing to more detailed images of the bird throughout its life cycle. Quiz questions in the captions will engage and challenge all birders and help them benefit from this simplified, commonsense approach to identification.

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Produktinformationen

Titel
The Shorebird Guide
Autor
EAN
9780618432943
ISBN
978-0-618-43294-3
Format
Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber
Houghton Mifflin Company
Genre
Natur, Garten & Tiere
Anzahl Seiten
496
Gewicht
1007g
Größe
H229mm x B152mm x T31mm
Jahr
2006
Untertitel
Englisch
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