ISBN-10:
0882407295
ISBN-13:
9780882407296
Pub. Date:
04/01/2008
Publisher:
Graphic Arts Ctr Pub Co
Guide to the Birds of Alaska / Edition 5

Guide to the Birds of Alaska / Edition 5

by Robert H Armstrong

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ISBN-13: 9780882407296
Publisher: Graphic Arts Ctr Pub Co
Publication date: 04/01/2008
Edition description: 5th ed.
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 7.48(w) x 5.36(h) x 0.77(d)

Table of Contents


Foreword     4
Acknowledgments     6
A Note on Alaska's Biogeographic Regions     7
Map     8
Introduction     11
Key to Charts     13
Checklist of Alaska's Birds     14
Bird Families
Geese, Swans, Ducks     20
Grouse, Ptarmigan     60
Loons     67
Grebes     72
Albatrosses     76
Fulmars, Petrels, Shearwaters     79
Storm-Petrels     85
Cormorants     87
Bitterns, Herons     91
Hawks, Eagles     93
Falcons     102
Rails, Coots     106
Cranes     108
Plovers     109
Oystercatchers     117
Sandpipers     118
Gulls, Terns     159
Jaegers     179
Alcids     183
Pigeons, Doves     199
Typical Owls     202
Goatsuckers     212
Swifts     213
Hummingbirds     215
Kingfishers     216
Woodpeckers     217
Tyrant Flycatchers     223
Shrikes     230
Vireos     231
Jays, Magpies, Crows     233
Larks     239
Swallows     241
Chickadees     247
Nuthatches     251
Creepers     252
Wrens     253
Dippers     254
Kinglets     255
Old World Warblers     257
Thrushes     258
Starlings     269
Wagtails, Pipits     270
Waxwings     274
Wood Warblers     276
Tanagers     289
Sparrows, Buntings     290
Blackbirds     306
Finches     309
Casual and Accidental Species     317
Further Reading     345
Index     348
Photo Credits     354
About the Author     356
Notes     358

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A Guide to the Birds of Alaska 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Dorf More than 1 year ago
Good book, pictures and descriptions to help identify the numerous birds, especially sea birds and raptors in Alaska