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The Resource National Geographic complete birds of North America, edited by Jonathan Alderfer with Jon L. Dunn ; maps by Paul Lehman ; contributing authors, Jessie H. Barry [and 24 others]

National Geographic complete birds of North America, edited by Jonathan Alderfer with Jon L. Dunn ; maps by Paul Lehman ; contributing authors, Jessie H. Barry [and 24 others]

Label
National Geographic complete birds of North America
Title
National Geographic complete birds of North America
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jonathan Alderfer with Jon L. Dunn ; maps by Paul Lehman ; contributing authors, Jessie H. Barry [and 24 others]
Title variation
Complete birds of North America
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Examines more than eighty avian families, including an overview of plumage, behavior, distribution, taxonomy, and conservation, and describes all 962 species, covering identification, similar species, voice, status, and distribution
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
598.097
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Alderfer, Jonathan K
  • Dunn, Jon L.
  • Lehman, Paul E
  • National Geographic Society (U.S.)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Birds
  • Birds
  • North America
  • NATURE / General
Label
National Geographic complete birds of North America, edited by Jonathan Alderfer with Jon L. Dunn ; maps by Paul Lehman ; contributing authors, Jessie H. Barry [and 24 others]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Now covering more than 1,000 species with the most-detailed information found in a single volume"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 724-725) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ducks, geese, and swans -- Curassows and guans -- New World quail -- Partridges, grouse, and turkeys -- Loons -- Grebes -- Flamingos -- Albatrosses -- Shearwaters and petrels -- Storm-petrels -- Tropicbirds -- Storks -- Frigatebirds -- Boobies and gannets -- Cormorants -- Darters -- Pelicans -- Herons, bitterns, and allies -- Ibises and spoonbills -- New World vultures -- Osprey -- Hawks, kites, eagles, and allies -- Rails, gallinules, and coots -- Sungrebes -- Limpkin -- Cranes -- Thick-knees -- Stilts and avocets -- Oystercatchers -- Lapwings and plovers -- Jacanas -- Sandpipers, phalaropes, and allies -- Coursers and pratincoles -- Skuas and jaegers -- Auks, murres, and puffins -- Gulls, terns, and skimmers -- Pigeons and doves -- Cuckoos, roadrunners, and anis -- Barn owls -- Typical owls -- Goatsuckers -- Swifts -- Hummingbirds -- Trogons -- Hoopoe -- Kingfishers -- Woodpeckers and allies -- Caracaras and falcons -- Lories, parakeets, macaws, and parrots -- Tyrant flycatchers -- Becards, tityras, and allies -- Shrikes -- Vireos -- Crows and jays -- Larks -- Swallows -- Chickadees and titmice -- Penduline tits and verdins -- Long-tailed tits and bushtits -- Nuthatches -- Creepers -- Wrens -- Gnatcatchers and gnatwrens -- Dippers -- Bulbuls -- Kinglets -- Leaf warblers -- Sylviid warblers -- Reed warblers -- Grassbirds -- Old World flycatchers -- Thrushes -- Mockingbirds and thrashers -- Starlings -- Accentors -- Wagtails and pipits -- Waxwings -- Silky-flycatchers -- Olive warbler -- Longspurs and snow buntings -- Wood-warblers -- Incertae sedis (Bananaquit) -- Tanagers -- Emberizids -- Cardinals and allies -- Blackbirds -- Fringilline and cardueline finches and allies -- Old World sparrows -- Weavers -- Estrildid finches
Control code
ocn868640405
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
Second edition, fully revised and updated.
Extent
743 pages
Isbn
9781426213731
Isbn Type
(hardcover_)
Lccn
2014451569
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
  • 1179257
  • (Sirsi) o868640405
  • (OCoLC)868640405
Label
National Geographic complete birds of North America, edited by Jonathan Alderfer with Jon L. Dunn ; maps by Paul Lehman ; contributing authors, Jessie H. Barry [and 24 others]
Publication
Note
"Now covering more than 1,000 species with the most-detailed information found in a single volume"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 724-725) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ducks, geese, and swans -- Curassows and guans -- New World quail -- Partridges, grouse, and turkeys -- Loons -- Grebes -- Flamingos -- Albatrosses -- Shearwaters and petrels -- Storm-petrels -- Tropicbirds -- Storks -- Frigatebirds -- Boobies and gannets -- Cormorants -- Darters -- Pelicans -- Herons, bitterns, and allies -- Ibises and spoonbills -- New World vultures -- Osprey -- Hawks, kites, eagles, and allies -- Rails, gallinules, and coots -- Sungrebes -- Limpkin -- Cranes -- Thick-knees -- Stilts and avocets -- Oystercatchers -- Lapwings and plovers -- Jacanas -- Sandpipers, phalaropes, and allies -- Coursers and pratincoles -- Skuas and jaegers -- Auks, murres, and puffins -- Gulls, terns, and skimmers -- Pigeons and doves -- Cuckoos, roadrunners, and anis -- Barn owls -- Typical owls -- Goatsuckers -- Swifts -- Hummingbirds -- Trogons -- Hoopoe -- Kingfishers -- Woodpeckers and allies -- Caracaras and falcons -- Lories, parakeets, macaws, and parrots -- Tyrant flycatchers -- Becards, tityras, and allies -- Shrikes -- Vireos -- Crows and jays -- Larks -- Swallows -- Chickadees and titmice -- Penduline tits and verdins -- Long-tailed tits and bushtits -- Nuthatches -- Creepers -- Wrens -- Gnatcatchers and gnatwrens -- Dippers -- Bulbuls -- Kinglets -- Leaf warblers -- Sylviid warblers -- Reed warblers -- Grassbirds -- Old World flycatchers -- Thrushes -- Mockingbirds and thrashers -- Starlings -- Accentors -- Wagtails and pipits -- Waxwings -- Silky-flycatchers -- Olive warbler -- Longspurs and snow buntings -- Wood-warblers -- Incertae sedis (Bananaquit) -- Tanagers -- Emberizids -- Cardinals and allies -- Blackbirds -- Fringilline and cardueline finches and allies -- Old World sparrows -- Weavers -- Estrildid finches
Control code
ocn868640405
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
Second edition, fully revised and updated.
Extent
743 pages
Isbn
9781426213731
Isbn Type
(hardcover_)
Lccn
2014451569
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
  • 1179257
  • (Sirsi) o868640405
  • (OCoLC)868640405

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