Peterson Field Guide to Birds of North America

by Lee Peterson, Roger Peterson


In celebration of the centennial of Roger Tory Peterson’s birth comes a historic collaboration among renowned birding experts and artists to preserve and enhance the Peterson legacy. This new book combines the Peterson Field Guide to Eastern Birds and Peterson Field Guide to Western Birds into one volume, filled with accessible, concise information and including almost three hours of video podcasts to make bird watching even easier.

• 40 new paintings

• Digital updates to Peterson’s original paintings, reflecting the latest knowledge of bird identification

• All new maps for the most up-to-date range information available

• Text rewritten to cover the U.S. and Canada in one guide

• Larger trim size accommodates range maps on every spread

• Contributors include: Michael DiGiorgio, Jeff Gordon, Paul Lehman, Michael O’Brien, Larry Rosche, and Bill Thompson III

• Includes URL to register for access to video podcasts

  • ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780618966141
  • ISBN-10: 0618966145
  • Pages: 544
  • Publication Date: 08/28/2008
  • Carton Quantity: 16
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  • In celebration of the centennial of Roger Tory Peterson’s birth comes a historic collaboration among renowned birding experts and artists to preserve and enhance the Peterson legacy. This new book combines the Peterson Field Guide to Eastern Birds and Peterson Field Guide to Western Birds into one volume, filled with accessible, concise information and including almost three hours of video podcasts to make bird watching even easier.

    • 40 new paintings

    • Digital updates to Peterson’s original paintings, reflecting the latest knowledge of bird identification

    • All new maps for the most up-to-date range information available

    • Text rewritten to cover the U.S. and Canada in one guide

    • Larger trim size accommodates range maps on every spread

    • Contributors include: Michael DiGiorgio, Jeff Gordon, Paul Lehman, Michael O’Brien, Larry Rosche, and Bill Thompson III

    • Includes URL to register for access to video podcasts


  • "I'm happy to report, the Peterson guide is back, and in a big way." - Birders World

    "This new field guide should solidify Peterson's already monumental place in the history of birding." Cleveland Plain Dealer

    "This book is a classic with updated information." - Birding Business