Common Birds of Greater Atlanta

Common Birds of Greater Atlanta

by Jim Wilson, Anselm Atkins
     
 

Designed for beginning birders and nature enthusiasts alike, this easy-to-use guide presents sixty-one of the most common species of birds in the greater Atlanta area.

The guide features large color photographs throughout for immediate identification and is conveniently organized by bird size, starting with very small birds, such as the ruby-throated hummingbird,

Overview

Designed for beginning birders and nature enthusiasts alike, this easy-to-use guide presents sixty-one of the most common species of birds in the greater Atlanta area.

The guide features large color photographs throughout for immediate identification and is conveniently organized by bird size, starting with very small birds, such as the ruby-throated hummingbird, and progressing to larger species, such as the great blue heron. Information for each bird species includes common and scientific names, distinguishing marks and characteristics, and descriptions of bird calls, typical habitats, and nesting and feeding behaviors. Accounts also show variations in plumage according to sex, age, and season. The perfect companion for every backyard birder, Common Birds of Greater Atlanta also serves as an excellent introduction to birding, bird identification, and conservation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780820338255
Publisher:
University of Georgia Press
Publication date:
04/15/2011
Series:
Wormsloe Foundation Nature Book Series
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
548,536
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Jim Wilson is the author of five bird identification guides including Common Birds of Coastal Georgia (Georgia). He is past president of the Atlanta Audubon Society and served as Important Bird Areas coordinator for the state of Georgia from 2000 to 2006. Anselm Atkins edited the Atlanta Audubon Society’s newsletter Wingbars for sixteen years and is also author of the books Nature Through a Lens Brightly and The Notebooks of Lana Skimnest.

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