Birds of Ohio Field Guide 2nd Edition

Birds of Ohio Field Guide 2nd Edition

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by Stan Tekiela

The definitive field guide to identifying birds in Ohio, this book organizes birds by color for easy identification.


The definitive field guide to identifying birds in Ohio, this book organizes birds by color for easy identification.

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THe Evening Leader - SCHREIMA J CATHY
Bird watching becomes one of the largest spectator sport in America
New Ohio bird watching resource guide published
By CATHY J. SCHREIMA The Evening Leader

Bird watching has become the largest spectator sport in America.
Ohio has an abundance of birds In different habitats, making it an ideal place for casual and seasoned bird watchers alike.
Whether you watch birds by the lake or in your own back yard, a new resource guide has recently been published which will delight any Ohio bird watcher.
'Birds of Ohio Field Guide" (Adveriture Publications) contains 113 species of birds from around Ohio.
Stan Teklela, the book's author, is a naturalist and award-winning author, columnist and radio personality.
I was surprised and delighted by the simplicity of the detailed pages in this book. Measuring 6 by 4 1 /4 inches, it's small enough to put in a knap sack or Jacket pocket
The book is organized by color, so the user doesn't even have to know the name of the bird to find it in the book. If you see a yellow bird, go to the yellow section. A contrast/compare feature helps the user distinguish between two birds, which are similar in appearance.
Each page also includes other interesting information such as nest types, the number and color of eggs, color of the female and babies. Naturalist information and other facts of interest are also included.
In his author's introduction, Tekiela shares basic information about birds, such as their color, varieties, nestings, migration and fledging. He also offers tips for watching and strategies for identifying birds.
Tekiela also provides his readers with range maps showing where in Ohio you'll find the birds and in what season.
Full page photos correspond with full-page descriptions.
The back of the book contains a helpful resource list and includes a number of Web pages with addresses for many state bird watching societies.
This book would make a great gift and is a must for any Ohio bird lover. Its a great learning tool, which. can be used in classrooms, with scout groups and at Summer camp.
Tekiela appears on "Destination Outdoors," a syndicated radio show. He is also the author of "Nature Smart: A Family Guide to Nature." "Start Mushrooming: The Easiest Way to Collect Edible Mushrooms" and "Plantworks: 15 Common Edible Plants."
The Birds of Ohio Field Guide' is available at bookstores or directly from Adventure Publications for $12.95. plus $2.00 shipping and handling. Credit cards are accepted. For more information or to order a book, contact Adventure at
1 800 678-7006.

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Adventure Publications, Incorporated
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Second Edition
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4.38(w) x 6.00(h) x (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

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Birds of Ohio Field Guide 2nd Edition 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love this book and give it as a gift all the time. It makes a great gift when you are giving someone a bird feeder to get started. The birds are listed by color so you see a bird, look at its color and look it up in the book by that. So simple. I have also given it to experienced bird watchers as well. It's size is a real plus too. It's smaller in size so easy to carry with you.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago