Backyard Birdsong Guide Eastern and Central North America
Back by popular demand with more than 300,000 copies sold, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology is proud to re-release the widely acclaimed and bestselling bird audio field guide series, Backyard Birdsongs, from award-winning Ornithologist and Author, Donald Kroodsma.
Backyard Birdsongs is an interactive handbook of birds and their songs for beginning bird-watchers. With a touch-button electronic module housing common vocalizations of 75 species from across Eastern and Central North America, this volume offers a truly sensory way to identify and get to know local birds. Crisply detailed and scientifically accurate illustrations accompany each entry, and up-to-date range maps provide clear geographical reference points. Complete with an introduction to birdsongs that will inspire readers to look out their kitchen windows and venture out in the field, this unique book provides an exciting entryway into the subtle art of birding.
Listen to the beautiful songs of seventy-five unique North American birds with this book and its built in music player! The beginning of the book introduces readers to bird calls, explaining why birds sing and giving suggestions for listening to their songs. The rest of the book provides details on individual birds and their songs, with each bird receiving a two-page spread. Each spread contains a full color illustration, the name of the bird, its habitat, and its physical description. There is also a thumbnail map of North America, with color coded shading indicating the locations and seasons for each bird. Several paragraphs provide details about each bird's songs for you to read as you listen. Book measures 8 ¼" x 7 ¼". 191 pgs, hc. ~ Lisa