Peterson Field Guide to Birds of North America-9780618966141

Peterson Field Guide to Birds of North America

by Lee Peterson and Roger Peterson
$26.00
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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


  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780618966141
  • ISBN-10: 0618966145
  • Pages: 544
  • Publication Date: 08/28/2008
  • Carton Quantity: 16

About the book

This historic collaboration among renowned birding experts and artists preserves and enhances 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 paintings  

• Text that covers 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    

• Access to video podcasts 

 

About the author
Lee Peterson

Lee Allen Peterson holds a degree in the natural sciences from Johns Hopkins University. He is intimately acquainted with the field guide approach created by Roger Tory Peterson, his father. Peterson was raised in Connecticut and has traveled widely in the United States and Canada. He is well versed in the study and practice of gastronomic botany.  

Roger Peterson

Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars. These editions include updated material by Michael O'Brien, Paul Lehman, Bill Thompson III, Michael DiGiorgio, Larry Rosche, and Jeffrey A. Gordon.

Reviews

"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