Shorebirds of North America contains over 200 color photos of all the breeding and commonly occurring shorebird species found in North America. Species accounts show breeding and nonbreeding plumages when differences occur, as well as many immature and juvenile plumages. Some similar species are shown side by side to allow for easier ID comparison, such as the dowitchers, yellowlegs and willets.
Each featured species includes a short description of their physical and plumage features, body and wingspan measurements, and preferred habitats. The status of each species, including seasonal frequency, resident or migrant occurrence, and breeding location and habitats are also noted.
These guides differ from other similar products by the increased number of photos for each species, which allows readers to compare a variety of individuals on the same page. This laminated, waterproof, folding field guide is a must for anyone who wants to identify shorebirds anywhere in North America—and they fit in your back pocket when you complete your ID conclusion. You’ve tried the rest; now try the best quick reference guides for North American shorebirds.Click here to view an electronic sample »
Hummingbirds of North America is a quick and easy to use, light-weight, durable, all-weather field guide to the smallest, and some of the most colorful, popular, mysterious and alluring birds in North America—Hummingbirds. Over 100 stunning digital photographs depict every hummingbird species ever recorded in the United States and Canada. And just as importantly, each species is represented by a variety of images that show precisely which field marks to look for and how each may appear in the field at differing lighting angles.
Organized by region (Widespread, Eastern, Pacific States, Rockies and Montane West, Desert Southwest, U.S./Mexican Borderland, etc.), the guide immediately sets users in the right direction by narrowing down the possibilities while answering the pivotal question: “Which hummingbirds occur in my region?” Designed to satisfy the needs of birders of all interest levels—but especially beginning and intermediate users trying to make sense of it all—this beautiful and amazingly informative six-fold guide will be an indispensable companion on all outings.
This affordable guide will conveniently fit into any daypack, pocket or glove-compartment, facilitating easy field identification—whether in a home garden, on a family vacation, or a serious trip visiting all the best hummingbird hot spots within the United States and Canada.Click here to view an electronic sample »
Birds of Puerto Vallarta is a quick and easy to use, light-weight, durable, all-weather field guide to the inspiring and incredibly varied birdlife of Puerto Vallarta. Stunning digital photographs feature 120 common and notable Neotropical specialties, enable users to easily identify most birds they encounter—day or night—in Puerto Vallarta, including Cabo Corrientes (El Tuito, Rancho Primavera, Mayto, Yelapa, Boca de Tomatlan, and Vallarta Botanical Gardens, etc.), Nuevo Vallarta (including Laguna Del Quelele), Valle Rio Ameca, Bahia de Banderas (including Islas Marietas Marine Sanctuary), Punta Mita, Sayulita, and points between.
Aimed at beginning, intermediate and international birders, the guide takes into consideration that most users will concentrate on identifying the colorful Neotropical Mexican specialties they encounter in the region, so it includes mostly these birds. It takes this focus a step further by acknowledging the fact that birding is growing in popularity among Mexican nationals as well, so the nomenclature reflects this by including English, Spanish and Latin names for each included species. As a special bonus, the guide does double-duty as a birding site guide as well as a bird field guide by the inclusion of a key which indicates the best locations to find the included specialties.
This affordable guide will easily fit into any daypack, pocket or glove compartment, facilitating easy field identification—whether in a local garden, on a family vacation, or on a serious birding trip visiting the best birding hot spots in the beautiful Vallarta region.
Size: 4”x 9” folded; 9” x 24.5” unfolded.Click here to view an electronic sample »
Raptors of Eastern North America contains over 120 color photos of all the raptors that occur east of the Rocky mountains in the United States and Canadian provinces. Multiple photos for many species show a variety of plumage conditions for males, females and different color morphs, upperside and underside flight views, as well as a number of different wing shapes for each species in flight. Perched birds are also shown.
Each species featured includes a short description of the physical features, its size, and preferred habitats. The status—seasonal frequency, resident or migrant, geographic breeding habitats—of each raptor within the range is also noted.
These guides differ from other similar products by the increased number of photos for each species, such as seven photos for Swainson’s Hawk. This laminated, waterproof, folding field guide is a must for anyone who wants to identify birds of prey anywhere in eastern North America—and they fit in your back pocket when you complete your ID conclusion. You’ve tried the rest; now try the best quick reference guides for North American raptors.Click here to view an electronic sample »
Dragonflies of Texas: People exploring nature in Southeast Texas can use this handy photographic field guide to identify common native dragonfly species. The Dragonflies in the guide are grouped by color to make identification as easy as possible, and the accompanying text indicates size and type , and other characteristics of each Dragonfly.
The guide’s six double-sided panels fold up into a packet narrow enough to fit in a back pocket yet sturdy enough to stand up under repeated use. Lamination has also made the guide waterproof.
The Dragonflies identified in Texas grow in a large area that includes Houston, Galveston, Beaumont, Jasper, Lufkin, Huntsville, Bryan, Brenham, La Grange, and many other nearby places.Click here to view an electronic sample »