Introduced in 1977 and completely revised in 1994, these bestselling photographic field guides have become the birding bibles of more than four million enthusiasts. Virtually every bird found in North America is brought to life in a full-color photograph and with textual information on the bird's voice, nesting habits, habitat, range, and interesting behaviors. Accompanying range maps; overhead flight silhouettes; sections on bird-watching, accidental species, and endangered birds make these the most comprehensive field guides to birds available.
Note: the Eastern Edition generally covers states east of the Rocky Mountains, while the Western Edition covers the Rocky Mountain range and all the states to the west of it.
About the Author
Graham Saunders is Reader in Theatre Studies at the University of Reading. He has written extensively on contemporary British theatre, including three volumes on the work of Sarah Kane, is the author of "Patrick Marber's Closer" (Continuum/Bloomsbury, 2008) and co-editor of "Cool Britannia: Political Theatre" in the 1990s (Palgrave, 2008).
John Farrand, Jr., ornithologist, has written extensively about birds. He is past president of the Linnaean Society of New York and former editor of "American Birds".