Stokes Beginner's Guide to Shorebirds

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Stokes Beginner's Guide to Shorebirds

by by Donald & Lillian Stokes

ISBN: 0316816965
Dimensions (in inches): 0.28 x 4.55 x 7.01; Color photograph of each bird.

Whether you want to identify the shorebirds that you see along sandy beaches, rocky shores, tidal flats, salt marshes, or interior woodlands, you'll find everything you need in this easy-to-use guide. The Stokes Beginner's Guide to Shorebirds is factually, visually, and organizationally superior to any other beginner's guide. Special features include:

• Coverage of more than 45 of the most common shorebirds

• Unique, helpful organization by the silhouette and size of the shorebird

• User-friendly color tab index for quick reference

• Brilliant full-color photographs of each species

• Innovative range and spring and fall migration maps

• Tips on where to look for shorebirds, including seashore, lake, inland, woodland, and grassland locations

• Details about their migratory patterns—some shorebirds travel over 9,000 miles twice a year between their breeding and wintering grounds

• Information on habitat, life cycle, population trend, food preferences, shorebird conservation, and much more

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