Guide to the Birds of Alaska, 6th edition

Guide to the Birds of Alaska, 6th edition

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Guide to the Birds of Alaska, 6th edition by Robert H. Armstrong

GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF ALASKA has been a must-have for Alaska birders for more than thirty years. In the sixth edition, Robert Armstrong provides hundreds of new photographs. Every bird is now illustrated including the casuals and accidentals. This comprehensive guide provides the most current knowledge about the birds in Alaska.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781941821428
Publisher: Graphic Arts Center Publishing Company
Publication date: 04/13/2015
Pages: 368
Sales rank: 225,295
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Bob Armstrong has pursued a career in Alaska as a biologist, naturalist, and nature photographer since 1960. He is the author of the best-selling book NATURE OF SOUTHEAST ALASKA and numerous other popular and scientific books and articles on the natural history of the state. He lives in Juneau, Alaska. www.naturebob.com

Table of Contents

CONTENTS
A Note on Alaska’s Biogeographic Regions
Map
Introduction
Key to Charts
Checklist of Alaska’s Birds
BIRD FAMILIES
Geese, Swans, Ducks
Grouse, Ptarmigan
Loons
Grebes
Albatrosses
Fulmars, Petrels, Shearwaters
Storm-Petrels
Cormorants
Bitterns, Herons
Ospreys
Hawks, Eagles
Rails, Coots
Cranes
Oystercatchers
Plovers
Sandpipers
Jaegers
Auks, Murres, & Puffins
Gulls, Terns
Pigeons, Doves
Typical Owls
Goatsuckers
Swifts
Hummingbirds
Kingfishers
Woodpeckers
Falcons
Tyrant Flycatchers
Shrikes
Vireos
Jays, Magpies, Crows
Larks
Swallows
Chickadees
Nuthatches
Creepers
Wrens
Dippers
Kinglets
Leaf Warblers
Old World Flycatchers and Allies
Thrushes
Starlings
Wagtails, Pipits
Waxwings
Longspurs and Snow Buntings
Wood Warblers
Sparrows, Buntings
Cardinals and Allies
Blackbirds
Finches
Old World Sparrows
Casual and Accidental Species
Further Reading
Index
Photo Credits
About the Author
Notes

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