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The Resource Reference atlas to the birds of North America, [edited by Mel M. Baughman

Reference atlas to the birds of North America, [edited by Mel M. Baughman

Label
Reference atlas to the birds of North America
Title
Reference atlas to the birds of North America
Statement of responsibility
[edited by Mel M. Baughman
Title variation
Birds of North America
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The National Geographic Reference Atlas to the Birds of North America combines stunning full-color photographs, the latest maps, and authoritative information into an accessible reference for every birder to enjoy. With lively and astute essays from leading ornithologists, conservationists, and other prominent experts, here is valuable insight into each bird family that will enhance birdwatching adventures anywhere from backyards to the most remote areas. Designed for accessible cross-referencing, this definitive volume provides vital statistics, specialized sidebars, charts, and full-spread maps dedicated to species comparisons, locations, behaviors, and endangered statuses. Edited and compiled by Mel Baughman, director of the National Geographic Birding Initiative, with contributions from leading authorities in the field, this reference also provides answers to pressing questions regarding extinction, effects of global warming, and protective efforts to preserve species and ensure the growth of this increasingly popular pastime
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
598/.097
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QL681
LC item number
.R44 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
National Geographic Society
Label
Reference atlas to the birds of North America, [edited by Mel M. Baughman
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/simon052/2003053954.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 464) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Loons, Grebes -- Albatrosses, shearwaters, storm-petrels -- Frigatebirds, tropicbirds, boobies -- Pelicans, cormorants, darters -- Herons, egrets -- Ibises, storks, flamingos -- Swans, ducks, geese -- Vultures, eagles, hawks, falcons -- Chachalacas, grouse, quail -- Rails, limpkins, cranes -- Plovers, jacanas, oystercatchers -- Stilts, avocets, sandpipers -- Skuas, gulls, terns -- Auks, murres, puffins -- Pigeons, doves -- parakeets, parrots -- Cuckoos -- Owls -- Nighthawks, nightjars -- Swifts -- Hummingbirds -- Trogons, kingfishers -- Woodpeckers -- Tyrant flycatchers -- Shrikes, vireos -- Crows, jays magpies -- Larks -- Swallows -- Chickadees, nuthatches, allies -- Wrens, dippers -- Kinglets, gnatcatchers, allies -- Thrushes, babblers -- Thrashers, bulbuls, starlings -- Accentors, wagtails, pipits -- Waxwings, silky flycatchers -- Wood-warblers, olive warblers -- Tanagers, bananaquits -- Towhees, sparrows, buntings -- Cardinals, grosbeaks, buntings -- Blackbirds, orioles -- Finches -- Old world sparrows, exotics -- maps -- Range maps -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- About the contributors -- Credits -- Index -- Staff credits and CIP data
Control code
ocm52347825
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
480 p.
Isbn
9780792233732
Lccn
2003053954
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
col. ill., col. maps
System control number
(OCoLC)52347825
Label
Reference atlas to the birds of North America, [edited by Mel M. Baughman
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/simon052/2003053954.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 464) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Loons, Grebes -- Albatrosses, shearwaters, storm-petrels -- Frigatebirds, tropicbirds, boobies -- Pelicans, cormorants, darters -- Herons, egrets -- Ibises, storks, flamingos -- Swans, ducks, geese -- Vultures, eagles, hawks, falcons -- Chachalacas, grouse, quail -- Rails, limpkins, cranes -- Plovers, jacanas, oystercatchers -- Stilts, avocets, sandpipers -- Skuas, gulls, terns -- Auks, murres, puffins -- Pigeons, doves -- parakeets, parrots -- Cuckoos -- Owls -- Nighthawks, nightjars -- Swifts -- Hummingbirds -- Trogons, kingfishers -- Woodpeckers -- Tyrant flycatchers -- Shrikes, vireos -- Crows, jays magpies -- Larks -- Swallows -- Chickadees, nuthatches, allies -- Wrens, dippers -- Kinglets, gnatcatchers, allies -- Thrushes, babblers -- Thrashers, bulbuls, starlings -- Accentors, wagtails, pipits -- Waxwings, silky flycatchers -- Wood-warblers, olive warblers -- Tanagers, bananaquits -- Towhees, sparrows, buntings -- Cardinals, grosbeaks, buntings -- Blackbirds, orioles -- Finches -- Old world sparrows, exotics -- maps -- Range maps -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- About the contributors -- Credits -- Index -- Staff credits and CIP data
Control code
ocm52347825
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
480 p.
Isbn
9780792233732
Lccn
2003053954
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
col. ill., col. maps
System control number
(OCoLC)52347825

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