Birds of Idaho Field Guide

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Make bird watching in Idaho even more enjoyable! With this field guide, bird identification is simple and informative. There's no need to look through dozens of photos of birds that don't live in Idaho. This book features 122 species of Idaho birds, organized by color for ease of use. Do you see a yellow bird and don't know what it is? Go to the yellow section to find out. Fact-filled information, a compare feature, range maps and detailed photographs help to ensure that you positively identify the birds that you...
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Overview

Make bird watching in Idaho even more enjoyable! With this field guide, bird identification is simple and informative. There's no need to look through dozens of photos of birds that don't live in Idaho. This book features 122 species of Idaho birds, organized by color for ease of use. Do you see a yellow bird and don't know what it is? Go to the yellow section to find out. Fact-filled information, a compare feature, range maps and detailed photographs help to ensure that you positively identify the birds that you see.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781591930181
  • Publisher: Adventure Publications, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/1/2003
  • Pages: 308
  • Sales rank: 472,886
  • Product dimensions: 4.42 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Meet the Author

Naturalist, wildlife photographer and writer Stan Tekiela is the originator of the popular state-specific field guides such as Mammals of Minnesota Field Guide. For over two decades, Stan has authored more than 100 field guides, nature appreciation books and wildlife audio CDs for nearly every state in the nation, presenting many species of birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians, trees, wildflowers and cacti. Holding a Bachelor of Science degree in Natural History from the University of Minnesota and as an active professional naturalist for more than 20 years, Stan studies and photographs wildlife throughout the United States and has received various national and regional awards for his books and photographs. Also a well-known columnist and radio personality, his syndicated column appears in over 20 newspapers and his wildlife programs are broadcast on a number of Midwest radio stations. He is a member of the North American Nature Photography Association and Canon Professional Services. Stan resides in Victoria, Minnesota, with his wife, Katherine, and daughter, Abigail. He can be contacted via his web page at www.naturesmart.com.
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Table of Contents

Introduction
Why Watch Birds in Idaho? iv
Observe with a Strategy; Tips for Identifying Birds vi
Bird Basics viii
Bird Color Variables viii
Bird Nests x
Who Builds the Nest? xiii
Fledging xiii
Why Birds Migrate xiii
How Do Birds Migrate? xv
How to Use This Guide xvi
Range Maps xvi
Sample Page 1
The Birds
Black 3
Black and White 25
Blue 51
Brown 65
Gray 169
Green 219
Orange 237
Red 245
White 253
Yellow 263
Helpful Resources 284
Check List/Index 286
About the Author 289
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  • Posted December 5, 2009

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    Birds of Idaho

    Love this little book. Small and easy to refer to. Like the real photos of the birds rather than pictures of the birds, like other books. Very handy.

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