Shorebirds of North America: The Photographic Guide
Shorebirds of North America: The Photographic Guide.
By: Dennis Paulson.
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Published: Princeton University Press, 2005.
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shorebirds can be a challenge--and having a field guide specifically
devoted to the species gives any birder an edge. Yet until now, no guide
has illustrated or described the complete range of North and Central
Dennis Paulson's book more than corrects that
deficiency. This beautifully illustrated volume represents the first
complete guide to North and Central American shorebirds ever published.
other guide books, which have traditionally relied on paintings to
represent shorebirds, this one contains an extensive series of striking
photographs--most never published before. More than 530 photos
illustrate all shorebird species in their varied plumage, and are
accompanied by text that points out the variation within common species.
book also includes identification tips and ways for distinguishing
shorebirds from all similar species, at rest and in flight. Brief
descriptions of voice, behavior, habitat, and range are given for each
- First complete guide to North American and Central American shorebirds
- More than 530 striking photos
- Identification tips
- Descriptions of voice, behavior, habitat, and range