revised editions of two classic Peterson Field Guides are sure to be valuable
additions to any birder’s pocket or daypack. At a trim size of 5 x 8, they are
portable but also beautifully illustrated. Photographs, while modern looking
and colorful, capture just one moment in time. The paintings in these guides,
however, show all of a bird’s key field marks and use the Peterson
Identification System to make bird identification easier for beginning
and intermediate bird watchers.
for these authoritative guides. Expert birders also created 35 entertaining
and easy-to-use video podcasts, which are available to download. They
make fun and educational viewing on a computer desktop or MP3 player.
Birds of Eastern and Central North America is now in its sixth edition. With
clear, succinct accounts of more than 500 species, accurate and beautiful
paintings on 159 color plates, and 512 maps annotated with extensive range
information, this is the most up-to-date and accessible field guide for bird
watchers in eastern North America.