National Geographic Reference Atlas to the Birds of North America

by Mel Baughman (Editor)

Hardcover, 2003

Status

Available

Local notes

598.09 Bau

Collection

Publication

National Geographic (2003), Edition: 1st Ed., 480 pages

Description

The National Geographic Reference Atlas to the Birds of North America combines stunning full-color photographs, the latest maps, and authoritative information into an accessible reference for every birder to enjoy. With lively and astute essays from leading ornithologists, conservationists, and other prominent experts, here is valuable insight into each bird family that will enhance birdwatching adventures anywhere from backyards to the most remote areas. Designed for accessible cross-referencing, this definitive volume provides vital statistics, specialized sidebars, charts, and full-spread maps dedicated to species comparisons, locations, behaviors, and endangered statuses. Edited and compiled by Mel Baughman, director of the National Geographic Birding Initiative, with contributions from leading authorities in the field, this reference also provides answers to pressing questions regarding extinction, effects of global warming, and protective efforts to preserve species and ensure the growth of this increasingly popular pastime.… (more)

Language

Original language

English

Physical description

480 p.; 8.01 inches

ISBN

0792233735 / 9780792233732

Barcode

4450

Pages

480

Rating

(2 ratings; 4.5)
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