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 Frank M. Chapman - D. Appleton & co
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.
by George H. Lowery - University of Kansas
The nocturnal migration of birds is a phenomenon that long has intrigued zoologists the world over. Yet, despite this universal interest, most of the fundamental aspects of the problem remain shrouded in uncertainty and conjecture.
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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.
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The natural history of cage birds, their management, habits, food, diseases, treatment, breeding, and the methods of catching them. The author described all the indigenous European birds with which he was acquainted that are capable of being tamed.