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.
covers nearly 600 species on 176 color plates, with 588 comprehensive range
maps, now included with the illustrations. Every bird watcher in western
North America will want to own this long-awaited, up-to-date fourth edition.