Western Birds - by Roger Tory Peterson
Item No. 890-23310
Manuf. No. Houghton-Mifflin 978-061813218-8
"The Birder's Bible" for more than 60 years, Roger Tory Peterson's classic Field Guide to Western Birds includes all species found in North America west of the 100th meridian and north of Mexico. Featuring the unique Peterson Identification System, Western Birds contains 165 full-color paintings that show more than 1,000 birds from 700 species. Summer and winter ranges, breeding grounds, and other special range data are shown on easy-to-read range maps.
About the Author
Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world"'s greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation, as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars, and the Peterson Field Guidesı are credited with helping to set the stage for the environmental movement. Virginia Marie Peterson worked with her husband, Roger Tory Peterson, to research and create three-color range maps for several books in The Peterson Field Guide Series(R).
- Vinyl Bound: 432 pages
- Publisher: Houghton Mifflin; 3 edition (1990)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 061813218X
- ISBN-13: 978-0618132188
- Product Dimensions: 7.2 x 4.6 x 0.9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds