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Birds of North America

A Guide To Field Identification

Golden Field Guide from St. Martin's Press

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

Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press

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 Ornithologist's classifications

· Convenient check boxes to record birds you have identified

· Color tabs for quick reference

Using clear text and detailed illustrations, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press present accurate information in a handy format for the beginner to the expert. These guides focus on what your students are really going to see. They are easy to use: detailed, full-color illustrations, text, and maps are all in one place. They are easy to understand: accurate, accessible information is simplified without being misrepresented. They are authoritative, containing up-to-date information written experts and checked by specialists. And they are portable: handy and lightweight, designed to fit in a pocket and be carried anywhere.

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  • 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

  • Golden Guides first appeared in 1949 and quickly established themselves as authorities on subjects from Natural History to Science. Relaunched in 2000, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press feature modern, new covers as part of a multi-year, million-dollar program to revise, update, and expand the complete line of guides for a new generation of students.
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Birds of North America

A Guide To Field Identification

Golden Field Guide from St. Martin's Press

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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