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8 edition of Kaufman Field Guide to Birds of North America found in the catalog.

Kaufman Field Guide to Birds of North America

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Published by Houghton Mifflin .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages392
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7605813M
ISBN 100618574239
ISBN 109780618574230

Mobile Apps The migration of bird guides to mobile apps has been a revelation for birders—what was once a hefty tome can now easily slip in a pocket. Create a Personal Nature Account — post, keep Kaufman Field Guide to Birds of North America book, and share sightings with friends and followers on NatureShare and Facebook or via email with an easy and user-friendly interface. Compact but complete, covering every species of bird found regularly in North America Clear, vibrant pictures, in digital images based on photos, for the most accurate and lifelike illustrations available Species are arranged by appearance, not by scientific sequence, so that similar birds are close together for easy comparison Lively, informative text describes the habitat, behavior, and identification of every bird Detailed range maps show where each bird is common or rare Illustrations, maps, and text are all visible at a glance in facing-page format "Pictorial Table of Contents" makes it easy for even first-time birders to put each bird in the right group Color tabs help with navigating to the right section Quick one-page index in the back makes it easy to look things up quickly Full index doubles as a checklist for tallying your life list The most user-friendly guide ever published. A field guide to an entire continent will contain hundreds — perhaps thousands — of bird species, making such guides large and a bit intimidating to the beginning birder. Go to where the birds are.

It has over 1, photos and lots of details so that you will never miss a warbler ID again. In North America, the most common areas are the western and eastern halves of the continent. It's sometimes nice to have more than one representation of a bird when figuring out a difficult one, so I leave all my field guides in my car More than 2, digitally enhanced photographs representing every major group of insects found in North America north of Mexico make the book a treat to work with. About the Author Since its first publication in Octoberthe Kaufman Guide has been widely hailed as the best field guide to recommend to new birders. Mobile Apps The migration of bird guides to mobile apps has been a revelation for birders—what was once a hefty tome can now easily slip in a pocket.

If you are looking for something more compact you may want to take a look at Sibley Guidesalthough at 4. Carolina and Black-capped chickadees. Most often, bird-watchers buy field guides covering a limited area, although that area might still be fairly large. Of course, between Peterson and Kaufman, I would echo the advice that you actually have to look at both to pick one if pick one you must.


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Kaufman Field Guide to Birds of North America by Kenn Kaufman Download PDF Ebook

Check out our review of The Warbler Guide which is one of the best field guides I have ever seen. Create a Personal Nature Account — post, keep lists, and share sightings with friends and followers on NatureShare and Facebook or via Kaufman Field Guide to Birds of North America book with an easy and user-friendly interface.

Though newer guides have surpassed Peterson in usefulness and presentation, the colorful, lively artwork included here evokes an unmatched love of birds and birding. Nat Geo and Peterson Advantages and Disadvantages: There are advantages and disadvantages to each guide book.

Make your yard attractive to birds. The vast, teeming hordes of North American insect life cannot be understood all at once, but the Kaufman Field Guide to Insects of North America offers an ideal place to begin.

Since the overwhelming majority of birds I see are under clouds or trying their best to be inconspicuous, the vibrancy of, say, Stokes actually makes it harder to ID the bird.

They were smaller and lighter, and fit easier into fanny packs, cargo pockets, etc. Some people like National Geographic because the range maps are on the same page as the bird description, while Peterson's maps are all in the back of the book.

Other Products We Liked. Even a toddler can enjoy looking at photos in a field guide or watching birds flit about the backyard or park. Learn to identify bird calls.

The digital enhancement deletes shadows and reflections, provides exact colors and sizes, and guarantees that all essential field marks are visible.

I also like how categories of voice, similar species, and habitat are bolded and described within the description, making it easier to locate and read.

I also have Sibley's Bird Behavior Guide for reference, as noted above, as well as the Stokes Bird Behavior Guidesplus too many other "about-birds" books to mention, i.

I don't have to thumb through lots of pages of birds that don't even occur where I live and go birding. Those early illustrations laid the groundwork for our modern incantation: thick books filled with images of birds in their varied plumages, accompanied by range maps and text.

Birds of North America

I'm not one to collect every bird field guide there is, but when I saw this one, I had to have it. I agree that Kaufman has improved greatly on the other photographic based guides.

Kaufman Field Guide to Birds of North America

Is the guide for a child? There are many more, but I find the Peterson to have the best combination of bird illustrations, ID marks, easy-to-read text, and portability in the field, with National Geographic's, and perhaps Sibley's, as a close second. Both should be in a spot open enough for birds to easily see while flying overhead but also near trees or bushes Kaufman Field Guide to Birds of North America book birds can hide from predators.

The first question to ask yourself is who the field guide is for. Invest in binoculars. Occasionally, I will take my smaller, older edition 4.With each title in the distinguished Kaufman Field Guide series, Kenn Kaufman engages and educates naturalists of all ages and skill levels about the wonders of nature.

In Mammals of North America, the format has been designed for easy field use, with illustrations, maps, and text arranged side by side. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Kaufman Field Guide to Birds of North America at magicechomusic.com Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5.

The Kaufman Field Guide to Birds of North America includes the official names of birds and range maps. Additional information helps beginning birdwatchers get started, all in the same compact format that has made this guide the easiest to use for fast identification in the field.Download Free Birds and Animals of Australia's Pdf End: Darwin, Kakadu, Katherine, and Kununurra (WILDGuides) Download Free Brilliant.

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Featuring a durable vinyl binding and nearly full-color identification photographs, the National Audubon Society Field Guide.Apr ebook,  · Kaufman Field Guide to Birds of North America $ Portability /10 Quality /10 Features /10 Usability /10 Completeness /10 Pros good for novice and intermediate birders small and light-weight based on high-quality photos brief /10(2).

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