Field Guide to the Birds of Eastern North America


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Field Guide to the Birds of Eastern North America Author: Format: Paperback / softback First Published: Published By: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Pages: 464 Language: English ISBN: 9781472982056 Categories: , ,

The publication of Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America and its companion edition, Field Guide to Birds of Western North America, quickly established David Sibley as the author and illustrator of the most comprehensive guides to these regions. This second edition builds on this foundation of excellence, with a wealth of improvements and updates. It offers expanded and updated information, new illustrations, larger reproduction and an improved design. Covering species east of the Rocky Mountains, the book features illustrations of 698 species and regional populations, with more than 4,600 illustrations digitally remastered from original art for perfect reproduction, and more than 600 colour maps. This is an indispensable resource for all birders seeking an authoritative yet portable guide to the birds of eastern North America.

Weight0.606 kg


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Author Biography

Artist, writer and naturalist David Sibley is the author and illustrator of a series of successful guides to nature, including the best-selling The Sibley Guide to Birds. He has travelled extensively throughout North America and abroad as a birding tour leader and lecturer. Sibley has contributed art and articles to Smithsonian, Science, The Wilson Journal of Ornithology, Birding, and North American Birds, and wrote and illustrated a syndicated column for The New York Times. He is the recipient of the Roger Tory Peterson Award for Lifetime Achievement from the American Birding Association, and the Linnaean Society of New York's Eisenmann Medal. He lives in Concord, Massachusetts.