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The Resource Rare birds of North America, Steve N. G. Howell, Ian Lewington, and Will Russell

Rare birds of North America, Steve N. G. Howell, Ian Lewington, and Will Russell

Label
Rare birds of North America
Title
Rare birds of North America
Statement of responsibility
Steve N. G. Howell, Ian Lewington, and Will Russell
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Rare Birds of North America is the first comprehensive illustrated guide to the vagrant birds that occur throughout the United States and Canada. Featuring 275 stunning color plates, this book covers 262 species originating from three very different regions--the Old World, the New World tropics, and the world's oceans. It explains the causes of avian vagrancy and breaks down patterns of occurrence by region and season, enabling readers to see where, when, and why each species occurs in North America. Detailed species accounts describe key identification features, taxonomy, age, sex, distribution, and status. Rare Birds of North America provides unparalleled insights into vagrancy and avian migration, and will enrich the birding experience of anyone interested in finding and observing rare birds. *Covers 262 species of vagrant birds found in the United States and Canada *Features 275 stunning color plates that depict every species *Explains patterns of occurrence by region and season *Provides an invaluable overview of vagrancy patterns and migration *Includes detailed species accounts and cutting-edge identification tips
Cataloging source
TOH
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Howell, Steve N. G
Dewey number
598.097
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QL676.57.N7
LC item number
H68 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lewington, Ian
  • Russell, Will
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rare birds
  • Rare birds
  • Birds
Label
Rare birds of North America, Steve N. G. Howell, Ian Lewington, and Will Russell
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 411-423) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
What is a 'rare bird' - and when and whence? -- Migration and vagrancy in birds -- Where do North American vagrants come from? -- Topography, molt, and aging -- Waterfowl -- Sungrebes -- Alcids -- Pelagic seabirds -- Gulls and terns -- Shorebirds -- Wading birds -- Raptors and owls -- Larger landbirds -- Aerial landbirds -- Songbirds-- Appendix A. Species new to North America, fall 2011-summer 2012 -- Appendix B. Species of hypothetical occurrence -- Appendix C. Birds new to North America, 1950-2011
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xviii, 428 pages
Isbn
9780691117966
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013943112
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
Label
Rare birds of North America, Steve N. G. Howell, Ian Lewington, and Will Russell
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 411-423) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
What is a 'rare bird' - and when and whence? -- Migration and vagrancy in birds -- Where do North American vagrants come from? -- Topography, molt, and aging -- Waterfowl -- Sungrebes -- Alcids -- Pelagic seabirds -- Gulls and terns -- Shorebirds -- Wading birds -- Raptors and owls -- Larger landbirds -- Aerial landbirds -- Songbirds-- Appendix A. Species new to North America, fall 2011-summer 2012 -- Appendix B. Species of hypothetical occurrence -- Appendix C. Birds new to North America, 1950-2011
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xviii, 428 pages
Isbn
9780691117966
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013943112
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps

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