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The Resource American Museum of Natural History Birds of North America, editor-in-chief, François Vuilleumier

American Museum of Natural History Birds of North America, editor-in-chief, François Vuilleumier

Label
American Museum of Natural History Birds of North America
Title
American Museum of Natural History Birds of North America
Statement of responsibility
editor-in-chief, François Vuilleumier
Title variation
Birds of North America
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Updated to reflect all the latest taxonomic data, American Museum of Natural History Birds of North America is the complete photographic guide to the 657 species of birds found in the United States and Canada. Ideal for the armchair bird enthusiast or dedicated bird watcher, this book includes stunning full-color photographs revealing 657 individual species with unrivaled clarity. The 550 most commonly seen birds are pictured with plumage variations, and images of subspecies and information on similar birds are provided to make differentiation easy, from game birds and waterfowl to shorebirds and swifts to owls, flycatchers, finches, and more. You can even discover which species to expect when and where with up-to-date, color-coded maps highlighting habitation and migratory patterns. Written by a team of more than 30 birders and ornithologists with expertise in particular species or families, and produced in association with the American Museum of Natural History, this updated and refreshed edition of American Museum of Natural History Birds of North America is the ultimate photographic guide to every bird species in the United States and Canada
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
598.097
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QL681
LC item number
.A54 2016
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Vuilleumier, François
  • American Museum of Natural History
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Birds
Label
American Museum of Natural History Birds of North America, editor-in-chief, François Vuilleumier
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
How this book works -- Evolution -- Anatomy and flight -- Migration -- Courtship and mating -- Nests and eggs -- Identification -- Species guide. Ducks, geese, and swans ; Quails, grouse, turkeys, and relatives ; Loons ; Grebes ; Tubenoses ; Storks, frigatebirds, gannets, cormorants, and anhingas ; Pelicans, herons, ibises, and relatives ; Hawks, eagles, vultures, and relatives ; Rails, cranes, and relatives ; Shorebirds, gulls, auks, and relatives ; Pigeons and doves ; Cuckoos ; Owls ; Nightjars ; Swifts and hummingbirds ; Trogons and kingfishers ; Woodpeckers ; Falcons and caracaras ; Parakeets and parrots ; New world flycatchers ; Vireos, jays and crows ; Swallows, chickadees and titmice ; Nuthatches and wrens ; Thrushes, thrashers, wagtails and pipits ; Longspurs and snow buntings ; Wood warblers ; American sparrows, cardinals and relatives ; Orioles and blackbirds ; Finches ; Old world sparrows -- Rare species -- Vagrants
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
Revised edition.
Extent
752 pages
Isbn
9781465443991
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
  • ocn910703188
  • 1885577
  • (OCoLC)910703188
Label
American Museum of Natural History Birds of North America, editor-in-chief, François Vuilleumier
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
How this book works -- Evolution -- Anatomy and flight -- Migration -- Courtship and mating -- Nests and eggs -- Identification -- Species guide. Ducks, geese, and swans ; Quails, grouse, turkeys, and relatives ; Loons ; Grebes ; Tubenoses ; Storks, frigatebirds, gannets, cormorants, and anhingas ; Pelicans, herons, ibises, and relatives ; Hawks, eagles, vultures, and relatives ; Rails, cranes, and relatives ; Shorebirds, gulls, auks, and relatives ; Pigeons and doves ; Cuckoos ; Owls ; Nightjars ; Swifts and hummingbirds ; Trogons and kingfishers ; Woodpeckers ; Falcons and caracaras ; Parakeets and parrots ; New world flycatchers ; Vireos, jays and crows ; Swallows, chickadees and titmice ; Nuthatches and wrens ; Thrushes, thrashers, wagtails and pipits ; Longspurs and snow buntings ; Wood warblers ; American sparrows, cardinals and relatives ; Orioles and blackbirds ; Finches ; Old world sparrows -- Rare species -- Vagrants
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
Revised edition.
Extent
752 pages
Isbn
9781465443991
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
  • ocn910703188
  • 1885577
  • (OCoLC)910703188

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