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Fieldbook of Wild Birds and Their Music
     

Fieldbook of Wild Birds and Their Music

by F Schuyler Mathews, F. Mathews
 

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In this beautifully written and well-illustrated guide to birds' songs from 1904, Mathews describes 127 bird species, mostly of Eastern United States, and their songs. This fieldbook contains descriptions of the physical characteristics and habits of each, as well as detailed comments on their songs and calls. He includes musical scores of at least two songs for

Overview

In this beautifully written and well-illustrated guide to birds' songs from 1904, Mathews describes 127 bird species, mostly of Eastern United States, and their songs. This fieldbook contains descriptions of the physical characteristics and habits of each, as well as detailed comments on their songs and calls. He includes musical scores of at least two songs for each species.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557095183
Publisher:
Applewood Books
Publication date:
05/01/2001
Pages:
404
Product dimensions:
4.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Meet the Author

Naturalist, bird lover, composer, and artist F. Schuyler Mathews studied the birds who frequented the woods and fields near his Campton, NH home. He translated the bird song he heard into musical notes and published his transcriptions and bird descriptions in his Field Book of Wild Birds and Their Music in 1904.

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