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National Audubon Society Birder's Handbook
     

National Audubon Society Birder's Handbook

by Stephen W. Kress
 
This book is sure to become a must-have among members of the National Audubon Society and bird lovers worldwide. The portable format combined with over two hundred photographs make this handbook an accessible tool in the art of birdwatching. Birdlovers will be thrilled with the colorful illustrations and helpful locator maps. The book also provides helpful

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This book is sure to become a must-have among members of the National Audubon Society and bird lovers worldwide. The portable format combined with over two hundred photographs make this handbook an accessible tool in the art of birdwatching. Birdlovers will be thrilled with the colorful illustrations and helpful locator maps. The book also provides helpful information, such as how to buy the best equipment and the dos and don'ts of proper birding etiquette. Perfect for the expert and beginner alike.

Lavishly illustrated and well- organized. (Publishers Weekly)

Dr. Stephen W. Kress is a laboratory associate of the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology in Ithaca, New York, where he teaches courses in field ornithology. He is currently directing the program to reestablish the Atlantic puffin to its former breeding site in Muscongus Bay, Maine, a program sponsored by the National Audubon Society. He is the author of DK/NAS Bird Garden, and The Audubon Society Guide to Attracting Birds.

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Booknews
A Ph.D. Audubon Society staffer takes aspiring birders on a guided US tour, by region, showing "how to locate, observe, identify, record, photograph, and study birds." Nearly every page includes color photos. Appends birding ethics, resources, education and resource programs, North American bird families, and the Society's mission statement. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789451538
Publisher:
DK Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
02/23/2000
Series:
Audubon Birders Handbook Series
Edition description:
1st American Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
7.62(w) x 9.48(h) x 0.76(d)

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