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Title National Geographic complete birds of North America / edited by Jonathan Alderfer.
Published Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2006.
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LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Floor3  QL682 .N38 2006    IN LIBRARY
  
Edition [Exclusive ed.]
Description ix, 696 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 26 cm.
Note Includes "Backyard birding" (p. [665] - 696) by Julie Zickefoose with Bates Littlehales.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 646-647) and index.
Contents Ducks, geese, and swans / Jessie H. Barry, Cameron D. Cox, Alvaro Jaramillo -- Curassows and guans / Mark W. Lockwood -- Partridges, grouse, and turkeys / Christopher L. Wood -- New world quail / Mark W. Lockwood -- Loons / Steve N.G. Howell -- Grebes / Steve N.G. Howell -- Albatrosses / Brian Sullivan -- Shearwaters and petrels / Brian Sullivan -- Storm-petrels / Brian Sullivan -- Tropicbirds / Kimball L. Garrett -- Boobies and gannets / Kimball L. Garrett -- Pelicans / Kimball L. Garrett -- Cormorants / Kimball L. Garrett -- Darters / Kimball L. Garrett -- Frigatebirds / Kimball L. Garrett -- Bitterns, herons, and allies / Bill Pranty, Kurt Radamaker -- Ibises and spoonbills / Bill Pranty, Kurt Radamaker -- Storks / Bill Pranty -- New world vultures / Clay Taylor -- Flamingos / Bill Pranty -- Hawks, kites, eagles, and allies / Clay Taylor -- Caracaras and falcons / Clay Taylor -- Rails, gallinules, and coots / Donna L. Dittmann, Steven W. Cardiff -- Limpkins / Bill Pranty -- Cranes / Steve N.G. Howell -- Thick-knees / Matthew T. Heindel -- Lapwings and plovers / Matthew T. Heindel -- Oystercatchers / Matthew T. Heindel -- Stilts and avocets / Matthew T. Heindel -- Jacanas / Matthew T. Heindel -- Sandpipers, phalaropes, and allies / Matthew T. Heindel -- Pratincoles / Matthew T. Heindel -- Skuas, gulls, terns, and skimmers / Steve N.G. Howell, Alvaro Jaramillo -- Auks, murres, and puffins / Ian Jones -- Pigeons and doves / Guy McCaskie -- Parakeets, macaws, and parrots / Bill Pranty -- Cuckoos, roadrunners, and anis / Mark W. Lockwood -- Barn owls / David E. Quady -- Typical owls / David E. Quady Nighthawks and nightjars / Donna L. Dittmann, Steven W. Cardiff -- Swifts / Kimball L. Garrett.
Hummingbirds / Steve N.G. Howell -- Trogons / Matthew T. Heindel -- Hoopoes / Jon L. Dunn -- Kingfishers / Mark W. Lockwood -- Woodpeckers and allies / Kimball L. Garrett -- Tyrant flycatchers / Donna L. Dittmann, Steven W. Cardiff, Christopher L. Wood -- Shrikes / Paul Hess -- Vireos / Matthew T. Heindel -- Jays and crows / Christopher L. Wood -- Larks / Allen T. Chartier -- Swallows / Allen T. Chartier -- Chickadees and titmice / Paul Hess -- Penduline tits and verdins / Mark W. Lockwood -- Long-tailed tits and bushtits / Mark W. Lockwood -- Nuthatches / Christopher L. Wood -- Creepers / Christopher L. Wood -- Wrens / Ted Floyd -- Dippers / Ted Floyd -- Bulbuls / Bill Pranty -- Kinglets / Allen T. Chartier -- Old world warblers and gnatcatchers / Matthew T. Heindel -- Old world flycatchers / Jon L. Dunn -- Thrushes / Tony Leukering -- Babblers / Alvaro Jaramillo -- Mockingbirds and thrashers / Gary H. Rosenberg -- Starlings / Ted Floyd -- Accentors / Alvaro Jaramillo -- Wagtails and pipits / Gary H. Rosenberg -- Waxwings / Christopher L. Wood -- Silky-flycatchers / Christopher L. Wood -- Olive Warbler / Allen T. Chartier -- Wood-warblers / Allen T. Chartier -- Bananaquits / Allen T. Chartier -- Tanagers / Gary H. Rosenberg -- Emberizids / Marshall J. Iliff -- Cardinals, saltators, and allies / Gary H. Rosenberg -- Blackbirds / Alvaro Jaramillo -- Fringilline and cardueline finches / Gary H. Rosenberg -- Old world sparrows / Ted Floyd -- Weavers / Bill Pranty -- Estrildid finches / Bill Pranty.
Subject Birds -- United States.
Birds -- Canada.
Related Names Alderfer, Jonathan K.
Zickefoose, Julie.
Littlehales, Bates.
National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Alternate Title Complete birds of North America
Backyard birding
Related To Online version: National Geographic complete birds of North America. [Exclusive ed.] Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2006 (OCoLC)664506537
ISBN 0792242394
9780792242390
OCLC number 63187736