The Stokes Field Guide to the Birds of North America

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By Donald Stokes

By Lillian Q. Stokes

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$25.00

Price

$32.50 CAD

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Trade Paperback

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Trade Paperback $25.00 $32.50 CAD

This item is a preorder. Your payment method will be charged immediately, and the product is expected to ship on or around October 25, 2010. This date is subject to change due to shipping delays beyond our control.

Reflecting years of research and observation of North American birds, the Stokes Field Guide includes more species, photos and useful identification information for birdwatchers than any other guide.

The guide features 853 North American bird species and more than 3,400 stunning color photographs. And yet it’s portable enough to fit in your pocket!

The photographs cover all significant plumages, including male, female, summer, winter, immature, morphs, important subspecies, and birds in flight.

Also included:

The newest scientific and common names and phylogenetic order Special help for identifying birds in flight through important clues of behavior, plumage, and shape Detailed descriptions of songs and calls Important behavioral information Key habitat preferences of each species The newest range maps, detailing species’ winter, summer, year-round ranges, and migration routes

A special downloadable CD with more than 600 bird sounds (from Lang Elliott and Kevin Colver) and 150 photographs of common North American species.

On Sale
Oct 25, 2010
Page Count
816 pages
ISBN-13
9780316010504

Donald Stokes

About the Author

Donald and Lillian Stokes are widely recognized as America’s foremost authorities on birds and nature. Their books include the bestselling Stokes Field Guide to the Birds of North America, the Stokes Field Guide to Birds, the Stokes Beginner’s Guide to Birds, the Stokes Nature Guides, and the Stokes Backyard Nature Books. They live in New Hampshire and Florida.

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Lillian Q. Stokes

About the Author

Lillian Stokes and her husband Donald are widely recognized as America's foremost authorities on birds and nature. Their books include the bestselling Stokes Field Guide to the Birds of North America, the Stokes Field Guide to Birds, the Stokes Beginner's Guide to Birds, the Stokes Nature Guides, and the Stokes Backyard Nature Books. Lillian lives in New Hampshire. 

 

Matthew A. Young is is the President and Founder of the Finch Research Network (FiRN). For ten years he was a Regional Editor of the Kingbird, the state ornithological journal in New York, was an Adjunct Professor in Environmental Studies at SUNY-Cortland, and currently teaches Intro to Birding and Nature Observation classes for Cornell University and is the Board Chair at The Wetland Trust. He lives in New York.

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