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Birds of North America: Eastern Region (Smithsonian Handbooks)

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Published in association with America's preeminent authority, the Smithsonian Institution, this comprehensive handbook to the birds of North America: Eastern Region includes 706 species -- all birds known to breed east of the 100th meridian on the United States and Canada, as well as regular visitors and vagrants to this region. The Smithsonian Handbook is the first identi ...more
Paperback, Smithsonian Handbooks, 752 pages
Published April 25th 2001 by DK (first published April 1st 2001)
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Bekah
Jul 26, 2013 Bekah rated it really liked it
Excellent collection of the birds of North America. Gives a brief overview of details, habitat, and habits of each bird, accompanied by wonderful photos of each bird. A must have for every bird lover.
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Use this book every day. My Bird Bible. No end date on this one.
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My first bird field guide. Now well worn with a broken spine.
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Purchased this valued resource at a reasonable price at BJs. Photos and descriptions extremely helpful in identifying Easten Region birds.
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Frederick Joseph Alsop, III Ph.D. is an ornithologist and a professor of biological sciences at East Tennessee State University. He received his doctorate in zoology from the University of Tennessee, and specializes in the ecology, distribution, life history, and taxonomy of birds. An avid field biologist and birder, he has identified more than 3,200 species of birds worldwide.
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