Naturalist, wildlife photographer and writer Stan Tekiela is the author of more than 175 field guides, nature books, children’s books, wildlife audio CDs, puzzles and playing cards, presenting many species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, trees, wildflowers and cacti in the United States. With a Bachelor of Science degree in Natural History from the University of Minnesota and as an active professional naturalist for more than 25 years, Stan studies and photographs wildlife throughout the United States and Canada. He has received various national and regional awards for his books and photographs. Also a well-known columnist and radio personality, his syndicated column appears in more than 25 newspapers and his wildlife programs are broadcast on a number of Midwest radio stations. Stan can be followed on Facebook and Twitter. He can be contacted via www.naturesmart.com.
Birds of Missouri Field Guideby Stan Tekiela
Make bird watching in Missouri even more enjoyable! With Stan Tekiela’s famous field guide, bird identification is simple and informative. There’s no need to look through dozens of photos of birds that don’t live in Missouri. This book features 115 species of Missouri birds, organized by color for ease of use. Do you see a yellow bird and don’t know what it is? Go to the yellow section to find out. Fact-filled information, a compare feature, range maps, and detailed photographs help to ensure that you positively identify the birds that you see.
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This is an excellent book for identifying Missouri birds. The birds are grouped by colors, making it easy to quickly identify the bird you've located. I loved this feature! Just turn to the correct color and look at the pictures! This book also includes informative pages of interesting facts such as bird basics, types of nests, why and how birds migrate, and range maps. It contains a list of helpful resources, hotlines, web page sites. Included is a check list/index to check off the birds you've seen. This little book makes bird watching easy and fun.