The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America: Second Edition (Sibley Guides) (Paperback)

The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America: Second Edition (Sibley Guides) By David Allen Sibley Cover Image
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COMPLETELY REVISED AND UPDATED: Perfect for the field! The most authoritative on-the-go guide to the birds of the East From renowned birder, illustrator, and New York Times best-selling author David Sibley

Compact and comprehensive, this guide features 650 bird species, plus regional populations, found east of the Rocky Mountains. Entries include stunningly accurate illustrations—more than 4,600 in total—with descriptive captions pointing out the most important field marks. Each entry has been updated to include the most current information concerning frequency, nesting, behavior, food and feeding, voice description, and key identification features. Here too are more than 600 updated maps drawn from information contributed by 110 regional experts across the continent, and showing winter, summer, year-round, migration, and rare ranges.

This revised edition includes:
• Updated habitat, description, behavior, and conservation text for each species account and all family pages.
• New and revised illustrations of species and regional forms.
• New design featuring species accounts in columns, allowing for better comparison and more illustrations and text. 
• Current taxonomic order and up-to-date common names. 
• All maps revised to reflect the most current range information. 
• More species and rarities included

About the Author

DAVID ALLEN SIBLEY is the author and illustrator of the series of successful guides to nature that bear his name, including the New York Times best seller The Sibley Guide to Birds. He has contributed art and articles to Smithsonian, Science, The Wilson Journal of Ornithology, Birding, BirdWatching, and North American Birds, and wrote and illustrated a syndicated column for The New York Times. He is the recipient of the Roger Tory Peterson Award for Lifetime Achievement from the American Birding Association and the Linnaean Society of New York's Eisenmann Medal. He lives in Concord, Massachusetts.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780307957917
ISBN-10: 0307957918
Publisher: Knopf
Publication Date: March 29th, 2016
Pages: 464
Language: English
Series: Sibley Guides