National Audubon Society field guide to North American birds. Western region (Book, 1994) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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National Audubon Society field guide to North American birds. Western region

Author: Miklos D F Udvardy; John Farrand; National Audubon Society.
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, ©1994.
Series: National Audubon Society field guide series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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"Virtually every bird found in North America is brought to life in a full-color photograph and with textual information on the bird's voice, nesting habits, habitat, range, and interesting behaviors. Accompanying range maps; overhead flight silhouettes; sections on bird-watching, accidental species, and endangered birds make these the most comprehensive field guides to birds available."--Publisher description.
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Genre/Form: Reference works
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Miklos D F Udvardy; John Farrand; National Audubon Society.
ISBN: 0679428518 9780679428510
OCLC Number: 30031514
Notes: Revised edition of: The Audubon Society field guide to North American birds. Western region. c1977.
"A Chanticleer Press edition."
Description: 822 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Part I. Color key --
Part II. Species accounts --
Part III. Appendices.
Series Title: National Audubon Society field guide series.
Other Titles: National Audubon Society field guide to birds, western region
Field guide to Birds, western region
Audubon Society field guide to birds, western region
Responsibility: Miklos D.F. Udvardy ; revised by John Farrand, Jr. ; visual key by Amanda Wilson and Lori Hogan.

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"Virtually every bird found in North America is brought to life in a full-color photograph and with textual information on the bird's voice, nesting habits, habitat, range, and interesting behaviors. Accompanying range maps; overhead flight silhouettes; sections on bird-watching, accidental species, and endangered birds make these the most comprehensive field guides to birds available."--Publisher description.
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"Field Guide to Norh American Birds: Western Region"

by censuscrawler (WorldCat user published 2013-07-24) Excellent Permalink

An excellent reference for studio use, but intended as a field guide, with photographs instead of paintings to identify the various species. Designed to encourage rapid visual classification, it is organized by shape, color and pattern, field marks, relative size, and behavior. There are 14 major...
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