Georgia Bird Watching

Author: Bill Thompson
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 1591860989
Size: 16.55 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Like gardening, bird watching is a fast-growing regional hobby. Now, Cool Springs Press brings its proven method of successful state-specific gardening approach to bird watching guides. In collaboration with Bird Watcher's Digest, these bird watching guides provide accessible, credible advice. The birds that frequent the backyards of Georgia differ from the birds that frequent the backyards of Tennessee. In addition to unique descriptions, each bird profile includes a range map to identify each bird's North American distribution. One hundred birds are profiled, each with a color photograph, to ensure accurate identification. A seasonal section informs the reader of: Migrating birds that can be seen during that season The foods and plants that can attract those birds Where to go to view year-round and migrating birds Cool Springs Press's partner, Bird Watcher's Digest, has sold more than 4 million copies of their booklets on bird species, bird habitat, feeding, and other related topics. This series of books from Cool Springs Press targets the beginning bird watchers for ten states.

Birds Of Georgia

Author: John W. Parrish, Jr.
Publisher: Lone Pine Pub. International
ISBN: 9768200057
Size: 19.17 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Full of interesting facts and useful information, Birds of Georgia is a field guide geared to both the casual backyard observer and the experienced naturalist. The book features over 300 of Georgia's most abundant or notable bird species, each one illustrated in color.

Birding Georgia

Author: Giff Beaton
Publisher: Falcon Guides
ISBN: 1560447842
Size: 18.77 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Where-to site guide to the best birding locations in Georgia including information on when to go and every species in the state.

Birds Of Texas

Author: John H. Rappole
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press
ISBN: 0890965455
Size: 17.82 MB
Format: PDF
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"W.L. Moody, Jr., natural history series ; no. 14." Guide to 622 birds found in Texas with information on habitat preferences, abundance, seasonal occurance, and more.

Southern Birds

Author: Bill Thompson
Publisher: Cool Springs Press
ISBN: 9781610589703
Size: 15.84 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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DIVFrom the editor of the nation’s premier birding magazine, a no-nonsense, no-fluff quick guide to the birds you see every day./divDIV /divDIVOf all the classic American pastimes, perhaps none is as widely accessible as watching birds. Our unusually vast, diverse environmental landscape supports fascinating species and variations exclusive to each region of the country. But while birders often spend their efforts in search of the rarest creatures, some of the most beautiful and intriguing birds are the ones that frequent our backyards (or nearby) daily. For that reason, where other, larger volumes focus on bird types that the casual observer is never likely to encounter, Southern Birds concisely celebrates those species living under our very noses. Written by Bill Thompson III, the editor and co-publisher of Bird Watcher’s Digest, this portable 5"x8" book contains the same variety of entertaining and informative entries that make Bird Watcher’s Digest the nation’s most popular birding magazine. Inside, you’ll find profiles of the 55 most common birds in the South, complete with large color photos, gender-specific physical descriptions, nesting and feeding information, bird call particulars, and interesting stories about each species. Thompson also introduces the reader to the basics of bird watching: essential gear, bird-friendly food and plantings, housing tips, and observational techniques./divDIV /divDIVThis guide covers North and South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama, Tennessee, and Texas./divDIV /divDIVLook for our other backyard bird guides covering the Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, Northeast, and West regions of the United States./div

The Breeding Bird Atlas Of Georgia

Author: Todd M. Schneider
Publisher:
ISBN: 0820328936
Size: 16.86 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This is a comprehensive historical record of all free-ranging bird species known to be breeding in Georgia around the beginning of the new millennium. The atlas profiles 182 species, from the sociable House Wren to the secretive Black Rail; from the thriving Red-shouldered Hawk to the threatened Wilson's Plover. The atlas is the result of a systematic survey conducted from 1994 to 2001, the massive collaborative effort of several private organizations, public agencies, and many individuals. It offers a wealth of information critical to bird-conservation efforts and provides a baseline so that changes to species ranges, numbers, and other significant aspects of each species' status can be better understood. Each species account includes: Color photograph of the bird Information on the bird's habitat and life history, distribution, population trends, and conservation status. Details discussed include diet, nesting habits, life cycle of the young, predators, and interactions with humans. Color distribution map showing the state's six ecoregions and indicating possible, probable, and confirmed breeding Graphs showing population trends, when appropriate Also included are chapters on the survey methodology, results of the surveys, influence of the physical environments of the state on bird distribution, changes in the avifauna since European settlement, and bird conservation.