Peterson Field Guide to Birds of New York (PagePerfect NOOK Book) [NOOK Book]

Overview

Identifying a bird is just a tap away with the Peterson Field Guide to Birds of New York. Peterson's art, conveying each bird's essence, and the innovative Peterson Identification System, are all at the casual bird watcher's disposal. 431 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...
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Peterson Field Guide to Birds of New York (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

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Overview

Identifying a bird is just a tap away with the Peterson Field Guide to Birds of New York. Peterson's art, conveying each bird's essence, and the innovative Peterson Identification System, are all at the casual bird watcher's disposal. 431 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 New York.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780544022850
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 10/2/2012
  • Series: Peterson Field Guides
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 450
  • Sales rank: 300,976
  • File size: 117 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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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 28, 2013

    Could use working index

    Peterson's Guides ought to be familiar to any serious birder. This one-- for NYS-- could use a working index. As is, one has to scroll through about 500 pages to locate a bird.

    Useful as an armchair study guide, not so much as a mobile field reference.

    Reasons for 3 star rating: lack of chapters and lack of working index. I can live happily without chapters BUT an unlinked index winds up to be just a list.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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