The Bird Book
by Chester A. Reed
Publisher: Doubleday, Page and Co. 1915
Number of pages: 476
This book might well be called an illustrated dictionary of North American birds. In this edition you will find more than seven hundred birds illustrated, along with hundreds of photographs of their nests and eggs. This wonderful guide gives you the information you need to make a quick identification of any bird you are likely to meet, as well as a plethora of information about it and its haunts. Simply a wonderful birding tool.
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by F. N. Whitman - The Gorham Press
A photographer's study of wild birds he found around the area in the 1900's. The nature photographer F. N. Whitman also gives detailed information to the photographer just trying their hand at bird photography and how to go about it.
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A pocket museum of the land birds of the eastern United States arranged according to season. The birds are drawn and reproduced with such accuracy that no essential detail of color or form is lost. They are all drawn to nearly the same scale.
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From the contents: The Disposition to Secure a Territory; The Disposition to Defend the Territory; The Relation of Song to the Territory; The Warfare between Different Species; The Relation of the Territory to Migration; and more.
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Excellent nature book for the student of birds, easy reading with descriptions of an obsessive birder from 100 years ago. Covers his travels, and birding, in New England. A must read for today's birders. First published in 1885.