Peterson Field Guide to Birds of California
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Peterson Field Guide to Birds of California

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by Roger Tory Peterson
     
 

Identifying a bird is just a tap away with the Peterson Field Guide to Birds of California. Peterson's art, conveying each bird's essence, and the innovative Peterson Identification System, are all at the casual bird watcher's disposal. 579 species are in this visual treasure chest. Arrows point to the key field marks that distinguish each species, and range…  See more details below

Overview

Identifying a bird is just a tap away with the Peterson Field Guide to Birds of California. Peterson's art, conveying each bird's essence, and the innovative Peterson Identification System, are all at the casual bird watcher's disposal. 579 species are in this visual treasure chest. Arrows point to the key field marks that distinguish each species, and range maps tell users where and when to find the birds. Add in descriptions of habitats, vocalizations, similar species, and an easy-to-use index, and a bird watcher is fully prepared to enjoy the natural wonders of California.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780544022904
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
10/02/2012
Series:
Peterson Field Guides
Sold by:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
600
Sales rank:
626,561
File size:
146 MB
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Meet the Author

Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars. These editions include updated material by Michael O'Brien, Paul Lehman, Bill Thompson III, Michael DiGiorgio, Larry Rosche, and Jeffrey A. Gordon.

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