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Fitzharris, Tim. Wild Wings: An Introduction to Birdwatching
- Wild Wings: An Introduction to Birdwatching
- Fitzharris, Tim
- NorthWord Press, Minocqua, Wisconsin
- 1559711787 (Hardcover)
- Fitzharris, Tim (color photographs)
- Table of Contents
- Suggested Reading
- Index of Plates
- birdwatching, outdoors, birds, North America, ornithology
- English (en)
- From the Dust Jacket
- This introduction to birdwatching takes you on an armchair birding tour of America.
You will visit southern everglades teeming with herons and ibises, high western deserts alive with courting songbirds, and wave-battered Pacific coastlines swarming with migrating shorebirds.
Author Tim Fitzharris helps you to develop basic birdwatching skills and describes the natural history of many American species, both common and rare.
You will learn about binoculars and field guides, bird songs and field identification marks.
There is a special section on birdwatching hotspots across North America that will help you plan field excursions.
His valuable tips are peppered with humor and good sense that make birdwatching fun and easy in all habitats.
Accompanying the informative text are extraordinary photographs which will bring you into the intimate world of bird behavior.
You will witness courtship rights and displays, nesting and feeding strategies, preening rituals and flight patterns.
Wild Wings will be appreciated by the beginning or serious birder, the backpacker, the weekend naturalistin fact by anyone who enjoys birds.
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