Kaufman Field Guide to Advanced Birding

Kaufman Field Guide to Advanced Birding

Understanding What You See and Hear

Book - 2011
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A guide that helps intermediate birders advance their skills by teaching principles that apply to all groups of birds in addition to details about the most challenging groups to identify.

Birders can memorize hundreds of details and still not be able to identify birds if they don’t really understand what’s in front of them.Today birders have access to almost too much information, and their attempts to identify birds can be drowned out by excess detail. The all-new Kaufman Field Guide to Advanced Birding takes a different approach, clarifying the basics and providing a framework for learning about each group. Overall principles of identification are explained in clear language, and ten chapters on specific groups of birds show how these principles can be applied in practice. Anyone with a keen interest in identifying birds will find that this book makes the learning process more effective and enjoyable, and that truly understanding what we see and hear can make birding more fun.

Baker & Taylor
A resource with nearly 900 full-color photos examines the basics of each major bird group, describes the principles of identification and much more. By the author of Lives of North American Birds. 20,000 first printing.

& Taylor

Presents a resource that examines the basics of each major bird group and the variations of identification, covering such topics as plumage, body shape, songs, bill size, wing structure, and the behavior of each species.

Publisher: New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, c2011
ISBN: 9780547248325
Branch Call Number: 598.07234 KAU
Characteristics: 448 p. :,ill. (chiefly col.) ;,20 cm.
Additional Contributors: Kaufman, Kenn
Alternative Title: Field guide to advanced birding


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Jul 14, 2011

Kenn Kaufman in a very readable style gives great tips on some ticklish birding problems, this is an update, brand new and a must for any birders' library.

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