Songbirds of North America
Subtitled, A Visual Directory of 100 of the Most Popular Songbirds, this gorgeously illustrated book will quickly become your favorite birding companion! Beginning with an introduction to how, why, when and where birds sing, you will also learn basic backyard birding techniques. After introductory information is an "at a glance" identifier and detailed directory. The directory showcases each bird in a 2-page spread. Birds are gorgeously illustrated with lifelike color and detail. Information provided includes scientific name, common name, rhythmic song flow, migratory locations, habitat, behavior, identification and attract methods. Includes an audio CD of birdsongs (track listed on bird page). This CD and the additional content on attracting birds and creating habitats are the factors distinguishing it from our other product, North American Songbirds (item #056730). Spiral bound with hard board cover. 256 pgs. ~ Deanne
A visual directory with over 100 of the most popular North American bird calls. Beautiful illustrations show each bird's distinctive colors and plumage, and detailed information reveals their origin, behavior, feeding, and migration habits.
Learn how and why birds sing, and discover the wide range of tones and melodies. A CD of birdsongs from The Macaulay Library of Cornell University's Ornithology lab is included and helps you identify the calls heard in your backyard, while simple notions in the book denotes the rhythmic ride and fall of the songs. Find out when and where to best hear America's most beloved songbirds, and discover how to turn your backyard into an aviary haven with practical advice on planting, feeding routines, and optimal nesting boxes.