Publisher description for Birds of North America : a guide to field identification / by Chandler S. Robbins, Bertel Bruun, and Herbert S. Zim ; revised by Jonathan P. Latimer and Karen Stray Nolting and James Coe ; illustrated by Arthur Singer.
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Spot the silhouette of a Northern Goshawk in flight. Identify the raucous call of the Red-winged Blackbird. Discover the secret of picking out a Chipping Sparrow from its look-alike cousins. It's simple with this classic field guide, a treasured favorite among amateur bird lovers and exacting professionals. Recognized as the authority on bird identification, this invaluable resource provides:
-All of North America in one volume
-Over 800 species and 600 range maps
-Arthur Singer's famous illustrations featuring male, female, and juvenile plumage
-Sonograms that picture sound for easy song recognition
-Migration routes, feeding habits, and characteristic flight patterns
-American ornithologists' classifications
-Convenient check boxes to record birds you have identified
-Color tabs for quick references
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Birds North America Identification