Rettet die Vogelwelt

Author: Rudolf L. Schreiber,Antony William Diamond,Horst Stern,Gerhard Thielcke

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783473461608

Category: Birds

Page: 384

View: 9301

Field Guide to the Birds of North America

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780792268772

Category: Nature

Page: 480

View: 1393

Aids in the identification of all species of birds known to breed in North America, describing their appearance, behavior, natural habitat, and rarity.

National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America

Author: Jon Lloyd Dunn,Jonathan K. Alderfer

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 9780792253143

Category: Nature

Page: 503

View: 5952

A completely revised and updated fifth edition of the popular birding handbook provides identification tips, full-color artwork, new locator and range maps, information on behavior and nesting, new plumage and species classification data, and other valuable facts about more than eight hundred North American birds. Original. 75,000 first printing.

National Geographic complete birds of North America

Author: Jonathan K. Alderfer

Publisher: National Geographic Society

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 664

View: 6178

Covers every bird species in North America, as well as all the migrants that fly through. The entries are organized by 82 family groups, according to American Ornithological Union guidelines. Within a family, each separate bird entry has dozens of identification tips and illustrations on species' genders, age groups, behavior, habitats, nesting and feeding habits, and migration routes. Includes a quick-find index for the most common bird groups, text by numerous birding experts, range and migration maps, photographs as well as illustrations by expert artists, and a full glossary.--From publisher description.

National Geographic Complete Birds of North America

Author: Jonathan Alderfer,Jon Lloyd Dunn

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426213735

Category: Nature

Page: 743

View: 8942

Examines more than eighty avian families, including an overview of plumage, behavior, distribution, taxonomy, and conservation, and describes all 962 species, covering identification, similar species, voice, status, and distribution.

National Geographic Field Guide to Birds

Texas

Author: Jonathan Alderfer

Publisher: National Geographic

ISBN: 9780792241874

Category: Nature

Page: 271

View: 3421

Offers tips for beginners and practical birders alike for the ultimate birding adventure.

National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of Western North America

Author: Jon Dunn,Jonathan K. Alderfer

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 9781426203312

Category: Nature

Page: 447

View: 1195

A birding guidebook provides identification tips, information on behavior and nesting, six hundred locator and range maps, and new plumage and species classification data on over 750 North American birds found west of the Rocky Mountains.

Field Guide to the Birds of North America

Author: Jon L. Dunn,Jonathan Alderfer

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426218354

Category: NATURE

Page: 592

View: 6184

Presents a guidebook which provides identification tips, information on behavior and nesting, locator and range maps, and plumage and species classification data on over one thousand species of birds found in North America.

National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of Eastern North America

Author: Paul Lehman

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 9781426203305

Category: Nature

Page: 431

View: 4848

A birding guidebook provides identification tips, information on behavior and nesting, 560 locator and range maps, and new plumage and species classification data on over six hundred North American birds found east of the Rocky Mountains.

National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Birds of North America

Author: Jonathan Alderfer,Paul Hess

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426209282

Category: Nature

Page: 256

View: 9955

Essential for the millions of Americans who watch and feed birds in their backyards—whether experienced birders or new birding enthusiasts—from the experts at National Geographic and co-author of the popular and perennial best seller Field Guide to the Birds of North America. No matter where you live—in the country, city, a high-rise or house—this handy guide will quench your curiosity about the feathered creatures in your midst. It features 150 of the most common and interesting birds likely to be observed at backyard feeders, nesting nearby or just migrating through. An indispensable visual index of all 150 species appears on the inside front and back laminated covers, making identification a snap. Beginning with Backyard Basics, an easy-to-follow, richly illustrated presentation on observing and identifying birds—with tips on attracting and feeding your favorite birds, birdhouses, and bird-friendly landscapes to entice nesting—the book is full of National Geographic’s iconic field guide images and maps. Core species on everyone’s list—such as robins, woodpeckers, bluebirds and chickadees—are featured in two-page spreads including practical tips with additional imagery. Sidebars captivate with interesting and little known facts.

National Geographic Kids Bird Guide of North America

The Best Birding Book for Kids from National Geographic's Bird Experts

Author: Jonathan Alderfer

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426310943

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 176

View: 6920

Profiles one hundred bird species from coast to coast, offers information about topics ranging from bird calls to behaviors, and provides complementary sidebars, range maps, and instructions for building birdhouses and bird feeders.

National Geographic Pocket Guide to the Birds of North America

Author: Laura Erickson,Jonathan K. Alderfer

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426210442

Category: Nature

Page: 190

View: 2148

Presents information about 160 North American bird species, including facts about physical features, voice, habitat, food, and a map indicating the regions in which each species can be found.

National Geographic Field Guide to Birds

Pennsylvania

Author: Jonathan K. Alderfer

Publisher: National Geographic Society

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 271

View: 5929

An authoritative series of compact regional bird field guides surveys the diverse bird species in a variety of popular birding hotspots, along with helpful identification tips, detailed descriptions, full-color artwork and photographs, new locator and range maps, information on behavior and nesting, new plumage and species classification data, and other valuable facts about North American birds.

National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Birds of North America, 2nd Edition

Author: Jonathan Alderfer,Noah Strycker

Publisher: National Geographic

ISBN: 9781426220623

Category: Nature

Page: 256

View: 7024

Geared to the casual and experienced birdwatcher alike, this completely revised guide to 150 of the most common and interesting birds in North America provides the perfect way to appreciate the feathered friends outside your window, along with the tools you need to cultivate them wherever you live. This comprehensive and beloved guide reveals the most ubiquitous and remarkable species of North American birds, clearly organized by family and paired with identification tips, behavior, vocal descriptions, and more. The new edition features a "Backyard Basics" section from the world's most prolific birdwatcher, Noah Strycker, with tips on attracting and feeding your favorite birds and creating bird-friendly landscapes. Also included are updated descriptions of 150 common North American species, paired with comprehensive range maps, as well as lush indentification artwork and bite-sized facts. With new contributions from Strycker and a modern redesign, the second edition of this perennial favorite will appeal to new and experienced bird enthusiasts alike.

National Geographic Birder's Journal

Author: National Geographic

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 9781426200052

Category: Nature

Page: 503

View: 5794

This durable journal is a must for birders of all skill levels, from novices just beginning to build a life list to veterans looking for the most up-to-date, systematic, and visually complete way to document sightings of even the rarest, most elusive birds. Based on the latest classifications by the American Ornithologists' Union and organized by family, its comprehensive, easy-to-use checklist itemizes every species recorded in North America, including accidental visitors—more than 960 in all, each identified both by common and Latin names and illustrated with specially commissioned paintings by the finest bird artists at work today. The Birder's Journal features a user-friendly page layout that directly mirrors the National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America for quick access to information. It provides a consistent, familiar format for recording the place, date, and time a bird was spotted, along with additional space for notes and comments, sketches, and other important details. And with each new entry, it becomes ever more valuable and personal—both as a chronicle of birding accomplishments and as a memento of the observations and occasions that make birding so deeply satisfying. A first-rate journal is an essential addition to any birder's bookshelf, and this is the best available anywhere. It's also a perfect gift, especially when paired with the latest edition of the National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America.

Field Guide to the Natural World of Washington,

Author: Howard Youth

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN: 1421412322

Category: Science

Page: 400

View: 8564

Nature awaits discovery at almost every turn in the complex ecosystem of Washington, D.C. In parks large and small, within the District's gardens, and on public streets, there is tremendous biodiversity. In Field Guide to the Natural World of Washington, D.C., naturalist Howard Youth takes us on an urban safari, describing the wild side of the nation's capital. Beyond the abundant wildlife that can be seen in every neighborhood, Washington boasts a large park network rich in natural wonders. A hike along the trails of Rock Creek Park, one of the country’s largest and oldest urban forests, quickly reveals white-tailed deer, eastern gray squirrels, and little brown bats. Mayapples, Virginia bluebells, and red mulberry trees are but a few of the treasures found growing at the National Arboretum. A stroll along the Potomac and Anacostia Rivers might reveal stealthy denizens such as bullfrogs, largemouth bass, and common snapping turtles. Detailed drawings by Carnegie artist Mark A. Klingler and photography by Robert E. Mumford, Jr., reveal the rich color and stunning beauty of the flora and fauna awaiting every D.C. naturalist. Whether seeking a secluded jog or an adventurous outing, residents and tourists alike will find this handsome guide indispensable for finding oases away from the noise of the city.

Reference Atlas to the Birds of North America

Author: Mel M. Baughman

Publisher: National Geographic Society

ISBN: 9780792233732

Category: Reference

Page: 480

View: 9189

A reference atlas combines photography, maps, and essays to provide key information on a wide range of species as well as effective bird-watching techniques.

Birds of Indianapolis

A Guide to the Region

Author: Charles E. Keller,Timothy C. Keller

Publisher: Indiana University Press

ISBN: 9780253285348

Category: Nature

Page: 145

View: 2326

Presents an introduction and guide to birding in the Indianapolis area. This book covers habitat, local sites, status in the Indianapolis area, size, and information about the behavior and natural history of the bird together with some local field observations.

National Geographic Guide to Birding Hot Spots of the United States

Author: Mel White,Paul Lehman

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 9780792254836

Category: Nature

Page: 319

View: 2157

Pinpoints the best places to view more than four hundred species of birds, utilizing color photographs and maps to identify bird sanctuaries, national and state parks, wildlife refuges, nature trails, and other birding locales.

National Geographic Birding Essentials

All the Tools, Techniques, and Tips You Need to Begin and Become a Better Birder

Author: Jonathan K. Alderfer,Jon Dunn

Publisher: National Geographic Society

ISBN: 9781426201356

Category: Nature

Page: 224

View: 2914

Offers tips and advice for how to improve bird watching skills, from choosing equipment and guides to where to watch and what features to look for when trying to identify a bird.