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Birds of Eastern and Central North America.

Birds of Eastern and Central North America. - 5th edition

ISBN13: 978-0395740460

Cover of Birds of Eastern and Central North America. 5TH 02 (ISBN 978-0395740460)
ISBN13: 978-0395740460
ISBN10: 0395740460
Edition: 5TH 02
Copyright: 1996
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Published: 1996
International: No

Birds of Eastern and Central North America. - 5TH 02 edition

ISBN13: 978-0395740460

Peterson Guides Publishing Staff

ISBN13: 978-0395740460
ISBN10: 0395740460
Edition: 5TH 02
Copyright: 1996
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Published: 1996
International: No

Table of Contents

Map of Area Covered by This Book ii
Foreword xi
Preface xvii
Acknowledgments xix

Life List
Loons: Gaviidae
Grebes: Podicipedidae
Shearwaters: Procellariidae
Storm-Petrels: Hydrobatidae
Casual or Accidental Seabirds and Coastal Species
Pelicans: Pelecanidae
Frigatebirds: Fregatidae
Gannets, Boobies: Sulidae
Tropicbirds: Phaethontidae
Cormorants: Phalacrocoracidae
Anhingas: Anhingidae
Loons in Flight
Cormorants in Flight
Herons, Egrets, Bitterns: Ardeidae
Limpkins: Aramidae
Ibises and Spoonbills: Threskiornithidae
Flamingoes: Phoenicopteridae
Storks: Ciconiidae
Cranes: Gruidae
Accidental Long-legged Wading Birds
Swans, Geese, Ducks: Anatidae
Swans: Anserinae
Geese: Anserinae
Geese and Swans in Flight
Whistling-Ducks: Dendrocygninae
Dabbling Ducks: Anatinae
Diving Ducks: Aythyinae
Stiff-tailed Ducks: Oxyurinae
Merganser: Merginae
Flight Patterns of Ducks
Accidentals from Eurasia
Accidentals from the Tropics
New World Vultures: Cathartidae
Caracaras and Falcons: Falconidae
Caracaras: Caracarinae
Hawks, Kites, Accipiters, Harriers, and Eagles: Accipitridae
Kites: Elaninae and Milvinae
Accipiters (Bird Hawks): Accipitrinae
Buteos (Buzzard Hawks): Buteoninae (in part)
Buteos Overhead
Harriers: Circinae
Blackish Birds of Prey Overhead
Eagles: Buteoninae (in part)
Ospreys: Pandionidae
Eagles, Osprey, and Vultures Overhead
Falcons: Falconidae
Accipiters and Falcons Overhead
Pheasant, Grouse, Turkey, and Allies: Phasianidae
Grouse, etc.: Tetraoninae
New World Quails: Odontophoridae
Ducklike Swimmers (Coots, Gallinules): Rallidae (in part)
Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae
Plovers: Charadriidae
Plovers and Turnstone in Flight
Large Shorebirds in Flight
Oystercatchers: Haematopodidae
Avocets and Stilts: Recurvirostridae
Sandpipers and Phalaropes: Scolopacidae
Snipe, Sandpipers, etc., in Flight
Sandpipers, Phalaropes in Flight
Phalaropes: Phalaropodinae
Accidental Shorebirds from Eurasia
Jaegers: Stercorariidae
Gulls: Laridae
Small Hooded Gulls: Adults
Immature Gulls: Larger Species
Immature Gulls: Smaller Species
Terns: Sterninae
Skimmers: Rynchopinae
Auks, etc.: Alcidae
Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae
Parrots, Parakeets: Psittacidae
Cuckoos: Cuculidae
Owls: Strigidae and Tytonidae
Nighthawks, Nightjars: Caprimulgidae
Nighthawks: Caprimulgidae
Hummingbirds: Trochilidae
Kingfishers: Alcedinidae
Woodpeckers: Picidae
Tyrant Flycatchers: Tyrannidae
Accidental Flycatchers
Larks: Alaudidae
Pipits: Motacillidae
Swallows: Hirundinidae
Swifts: Apodidae
Chickadees and Titmice: Paridae
Nuthatches: Sittidae
Creepers: Certhiidae
Wrens: Troglodytidae
Gnatcatchers (Polioptilinae) and Kinglets (Regulidae)
Bulbuls: Pycnonotidae
Thrushes: Turdidae
Mockingbirds and Thrashers: Mimidae
Crows, Jays, etc.: Corvidae
Shrikes: Laniidae
Waxwings: Bombycillidae
Vireos: Vireonidae
Wood-Warblers: Parulidae
Confusing Fall Warblers
Tanagers: Thraupidae
Grosbeaks, Finches, Sparrows, Buntings: Fringillidae, Emberizidae, Cardinalidae
Blackbirds, Orioles, etc.: Icteridae
Starlings: Sturnidae
Old World Sparrows: Passeridae
Miscellaneous Finchlike Birds
South Texas Specialties
More South Texas Specialties
Accidentals from the Tropics
Accidentals and Escapes from Eurasia

Range Maps
Index of Scientific Names
Index of Common Names

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