Sibley Birds West: Field Guide to Birds of Western North America

Sibley Birds West: Field Guide to Birds of Western North America Author David Sibley
ISBN-10 0307957926
ISBN-13 9780307957924
Year 2016-03-29
Pages 504
Language English
Publisher Knopf
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FlexiboundNow completely revised and updated the indispensable resource for all birders seeking an authoritative guide to the birds of the West in a portable format they will want to carry into the field Compact and comprehensive this guide features 715 bird species plus regional populations found west of the Rocky Mountains Entries include stunningly accurate illustrations more than 5 046 in total with descriptive captions pointing out the most important field marks Each entry has been updated to include the most current information concerning frequency nesting behavior food and feeding voice description and key identification features Here too are more than 652 updated maps drawn from information contributed by 110 regional experts across the continent and showing winter summer year round migration and rare ranges NEW AND IMPROVED Updated habitat description behavior and conservation text for each species account and all family pages drawn from the second edition ofThe Sibley Guide to Birdsand tailored for the specific region All illustrations including new and revised illustrations of species and regional forms are taken from the rescanned and meticulously color corrected second printing of the second edition of theSibley Guide New design reflects the layout ofThe Sibley Guide to Birds Second Edition All species accounts are now presented in columns rather than stacked allowing for better comparison and more illustrations and text for each species Current taxonomic order and up to date common names All maps revised to reflect the most current range information More species and rarities included

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