Peterson's Field Guides to Birds of Western North America, 4th Edition features all the information you'll need to identify birds in their natural habitat! Entries include detailed, colored illustrations, a map showing where they live, the Latin classification name, size, description of appearance and voice, similar species, and a description of their habitat. An appendix of range maps with color-coded seasons is also included. 495 pages, softcover with plastic-coated cover.
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.