The Resource Field guide to the birds of North America

Field guide to the birds of North America

Label
Field guide to the birds of North America
Title
Field guide to the birds of North America
Title variation
  • National Geographic field guide to the birds of North America
  • Birds of North America
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Aids in the identification of all species known to breed in North America, describing their appearance, behavior, natural habitat, and rarity
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 598/.097
  • 598/.07/2347
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QL681
LC item number
.F53 1999
Literary form
non fiction
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National Geographic Society (U.S.)
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Birds
Label
Field guide to the birds of North America
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Loons -- Grebes -- Albatrosses -- Shearwaters, petrels. Gadfly petrels -- Storm-petrels -- Frigatebirds; tropicbirds -- Boobies, gannets -- Pelicans -- Anhingas; cormorants -- Herons, bitterns, egrets -- Storks; flamingos -- Ibises, spoonbills -- Ducks, geese, swans. Whistling-ducks; perching ducks ; Dabbling ducks ; Pochards ; Eiders ; Sea Ducks ; Mergansers ; Stiff-tailed ducks; Exotic waterfowl ; Illustration: ducks in flight -- New World vultures; hawks, kites, eagles. Accipiters ; Buteos -- Caracaras, falcons. Illustration: female hawks in flight -- Chacalacas; partridges, grouse, turkeys -- New World quail -- Limpkin; rails, gallinules, coots -- Cranes -- Lapwings, plovers -- Jacanas; oystercatchers; stilts, avocets -- Sandpipers, phalaropes. Dowitchers ; Phalaropes ; Illustration: shorebirds in flight -- Skuas, gulls, terns, skimmers. Jaegers ; Gulls ; Illustration: immature gulls in flight ; Terns -- Auks, murres, puffins -- Pigeons, doves -- Parakeets, parrots -- Cuckoos, roadrunners, anis -- Owls -- Nightjars -- Swifts -- Hummingbirds -- Trogons -- Kingfishers -- Woodpeckers. Sapsuckers -- Tyrant flycatchers. Empidonax flycatchers -- Shrikes -- Vireos -- Crows, jays, magpies -- Larks -- Swallows -- Wrentit; chickadees, titmice -- Verdins; bushtits -- Creepers; nuthatches -- Wrens -- Dippers -- Kinglets; Old World warblers, gnatcatchers -- Old World flycatchers -- Thrushes, robins -- Mockingbirds, thrashers -- Bulbuls; starlings -- Accentors; wagtails, pipits -- Waxwings; silky-flycatchers -- Wood-warblers -- Olive warbler -- Tanagers -- Bananaquits; towhees, sparrows, longspurs, Emberiza buntings -- Cardinals, grosbeaks, passerina buntings -- Blackbirds, orioles -- Finches -- Old World sparrows; Estrildid finches; weavers
Control code
ocm41424971
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
480 pages
Isbn
9780792274513
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
00265098
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)41424971
Label
Field guide to the birds of North America
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Loons -- Grebes -- Albatrosses -- Shearwaters, petrels. Gadfly petrels -- Storm-petrels -- Frigatebirds; tropicbirds -- Boobies, gannets -- Pelicans -- Anhingas; cormorants -- Herons, bitterns, egrets -- Storks; flamingos -- Ibises, spoonbills -- Ducks, geese, swans. Whistling-ducks; perching ducks ; Dabbling ducks ; Pochards ; Eiders ; Sea Ducks ; Mergansers ; Stiff-tailed ducks; Exotic waterfowl ; Illustration: ducks in flight -- New World vultures; hawks, kites, eagles. Accipiters ; Buteos -- Caracaras, falcons. Illustration: female hawks in flight -- Chacalacas; partridges, grouse, turkeys -- New World quail -- Limpkin; rails, gallinules, coots -- Cranes -- Lapwings, plovers -- Jacanas; oystercatchers; stilts, avocets -- Sandpipers, phalaropes. Dowitchers ; Phalaropes ; Illustration: shorebirds in flight -- Skuas, gulls, terns, skimmers. Jaegers ; Gulls ; Illustration: immature gulls in flight ; Terns -- Auks, murres, puffins -- Pigeons, doves -- Parakeets, parrots -- Cuckoos, roadrunners, anis -- Owls -- Nightjars -- Swifts -- Hummingbirds -- Trogons -- Kingfishers -- Woodpeckers. Sapsuckers -- Tyrant flycatchers. Empidonax flycatchers -- Shrikes -- Vireos -- Crows, jays, magpies -- Larks -- Swallows -- Wrentit; chickadees, titmice -- Verdins; bushtits -- Creepers; nuthatches -- Wrens -- Dippers -- Kinglets; Old World warblers, gnatcatchers -- Old World flycatchers -- Thrushes, robins -- Mockingbirds, thrashers -- Bulbuls; starlings -- Accentors; wagtails, pipits -- Waxwings; silky-flycatchers -- Wood-warblers -- Olive warbler -- Tanagers -- Bananaquits; towhees, sparrows, longspurs, Emberiza buntings -- Cardinals, grosbeaks, passerina buntings -- Blackbirds, orioles -- Finches -- Old World sparrows; Estrildid finches; weavers
Control code
ocm41424971
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
480 pages
Isbn
9780792274513
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
00265098
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)41424971

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