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This attractive and informative book of 600 species includes a "special collection" of more than 100 species that are rare. Each portrait includes fullcolor original artwork; details on identification, habitat, nesting, and food; and a colorcoded range map.

The birds of North America are an endless source of delight to anyone who enjoys nature, and this volume collects over 570 of these remarkable species--every major North American species--in all their beauty. ...

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This attractive and informative book of 600 species includes a "special collection" of more than 100 species that are rare. Each portrait includes fullcolor original artwork; details on identification, habitat, nesting, and food; and a colorcoded range map.

The birds of North America are an endless source of delight to anyone who enjoys nature, and this volume collects over 570 of these remarkable species--every major North American species--in all their beauty. Hundreds of full-color paintings by world-renowned nature artists are coupled with lively, informative commentary.

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This attractive book, the product of 16 writers and 22 artists, consists of over 450 page-length species accounts which feature a high-quality color painting, a half-page anecdotal narrative essay, a range map, a drawing, plus small sections detailing the bird's identification, habitat, and food. Smaller accounts (three per page) for 117 scarcer birds follow the full-page ones. Appended is a 40-page section with thumbnail sketches of the best birding areas in the United States and Canada. This is not a reference book for seasoned birders, but will serve admirably as an informal source of selected, basic information on 600 species, the ones most likely to be seen in North America. Recommended for public libraries.-- Henry T. Armistead, Thomas Jefferson Univ. Lib., Philadelphia
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  • ISBN-13: 9780895773517
  • Publisher: Reader's Digest Association, Incorporated, The
  • Publication date: 8/28/1990
  • Pages: 576
  • Product dimensions: 6.75 (w) x 11.22 (h) x 1.62 (d)

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  • Posted June 24, 2010

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    Neither Guide or Reference Work

    Actually, this is a very handsome book. Unfortunately it neither fully qualifies as a field guide or a bird reference. The essays about the species are well written and I did learn some new facts. However, the editors should have updated it when they republished it in 2005. The California condor entry is out of date and I am sure a few more entries could have been revised. The illustration are very well done and the species info and maps are adequate. If you have a birding beginner in your family, this might make a nice gift. Just understand is a bit of a hybrid.

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