Birds of New York Field Guide

Birds of New York Field Guide

by Stan Tekiela
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Birds of New York Field Guide by Stan Tekiela

Make bird watching in New York 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 New York. This book features 120 species of New York 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781591931089
Publisher: Adventure Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 04/28/2005
Series: Bird Identification Guides Series
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 324
Sales rank: 94,484
Product dimensions: 4.38(w) x 6.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

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

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Birds of New York Field Guide 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
MamaBirdie More than 1 year ago
This is an excellent book for help in identifing backyard birds. It is focused on just the birds most common to NY. It is color coded, so if you see a bird that's red, you look in the red section. It has one 2-page spread per bird, sometimes having a second 2-page spread for the opposite sex, if they look very different. It lists their average size, a description of what the male looks like, a seperate description of what the female looks like, and a third description of what the juvenile looks like! It lists what their nests look like and where you are likely to find them. It describes their eggs and how many they usually have, how long the incubation period is, and info about fledging. Then it lists their migration status and what kind of food they eat. Best of all it has a section about comparing the bird with other simliar birds, like this one's beak is longer than that one's beak. Finally, it lists some notes by the author that are often quite interesting. And, of course, it has pictures of each bird. My family just started bird watching 2 years ago in our backyard and this book has been indispensable! I love it so much that I am buying the version for the state we are moving to in a few months!
NorthernSW More than 1 year ago
The colorful bird photos and informative blurbs make this thick, small/portable bird book great for New York State birders. From young to old, this bird identifier is a good family investment as a handy reference book. "Every home should have one : ) "
z0 More than 1 year ago
Excellent photography, easy to use.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a great book for anyone who is interested in New York's birds. Loaded with good pictures of the birds for easy identification and good info about their calls and habits.
RevAl More than 1 year ago
My wife and I are having fun with the book. When a bird comes to our feeder we take the book out and identify the bird. Also since it is small it can fit into a coat pocket.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago