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Learn to call each bird by name with this classic guide to the birds of North America. Now updated and including revised content, the text has been revised to reflect our current knowledge, and updated maps have been included. Updated or new art has also been included where necessary. Arranged by family, each entry includes both the common and Latin names, dimensions, description of body and flight, similiar species, habitat, voice and map where they are located. Accompanying color illustration plates provide a visual example of the description. 512 pages, softcover. Links to video podcasts are also included.
In celebration of the centennial of Roger Tory Peterson’s birth comes a historic collaboration among renowned birding experts and artists to preserve and enhance the Peterson legacy. This new book combines the Peterson Field Guide to Eastern Birds and Peterson Field Guide to Western Birds into one volume, filled with accessible, concise information and including almost three hours of video podcasts to make bird watching even easier.
40 new paintings
Digital updates to Peterson’s original paintings, reflecting the latest knowledge of bird identification
All new maps for the most up-to-date range information available
Text rewritten to cover the U.S. and Canada in one guide
Larger trim size accommodates range maps on every spread
Contributors include: Michael DiGiorgio, Jeff Gordon, Paul Lehman, Michael O’Brien, Larry Rosche, and Bill Thompson III
Includes URL to register for access to video podcasts
Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars. These editions include updated material by Michael O'Brien, Paul Lehman, Bill Thompson III, Michael DiGiorgio, Larry Rosche, and Jeffrey A. Gordon.
"I'm happy to report, the Peterson guide is back, and in a big way." - Birders World
"This new field guide should solidify Peterson's already monumental place in the history of birding." Cleveland Plain Dealer
"This book is a classic with updated information." - Birding Business