Sibley's Hummingbirds of North America

Sibley's Hummingbirds of North America

by David Allen Sibley
     
 

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Written and illustrated by David Allen Sibley, America's most widely respected bird illustrator and ornithologist, this FoldingGuide offers instant access to just what the beginning birdwatcher needs to know. All 18 species of North American hummingbirds—both common and rare— are covered. Each entry includes multiple illustrations, descriptive captions,

Overview

Written and illustrated by David Allen Sibley, America's most widely respected bird illustrator and ornithologist, this FoldingGuide offers instant access to just what the beginning birdwatcher needs to know. All 18 species of North American hummingbirds—both common and rare— are covered. Each entry includes multiple illustrations, descriptive captions, size, and detailed range maps. In addition, the guide includes information on hummingbird behavior, including nesting, hovering and flying technique, necter extractions. Also includes a section of feeders.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781935380566
Publisher:
Earth Sky + Water, LLC
Publication date:
08/28/2011
Pages:
12
Sales rank:
589,518
Product dimensions:
4.00(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.20(d)

What People are saying about this

Frank Gill
This wonderful book is comprehensive�erudite�in fact, magnificent, a powerful book that will start a new generation of bird books and birding. It provides triple the educational content over any predecessor. The treatments are innovative and superb.--(Frank Gill, director of science, National Audubon Society)
Edward O. Wilson
A beautiful, masterful, and much-needed work that will henceforth be our guide to North American trees.--(Edward O. Wilson, biologist and ecologist, on The Sibley Guide to Trees)

Meet the Author

David Allen Sibley has been watching and drawing birds since 1969 and has traveled throughout North America studying the natural world, both on his own and as a leader of bird-watching tours. He is the author of The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America, The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Western North America, The Sibley Guide to Bird Life & Behavior, The Sibley Guide to BirdsSibley’s Birding Basics, and The Sibley Guide to Trees. He lives in Concord, Massachusetts.

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