The Peterson Field Guide to Birds of Eastern and Central North America, Seventh Edition
The Peterson Field Guide to Birds of Eastern and Central North America, Seventh Edition is the best-selling field guide since 1934 and is now in its seventh edition.
Author: Roger Tory Peterson
Illustrator: Roger Tory Peterson
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Year of Publication: 2020
392 pp., over 150 color plates, over 500 range maps
A new (2020) edition of the classic, best-selling field guide from Peterson Field Guides.
The Peterson Field Guide to Birds of Eastern and Central North America, Seventh Edition has clear, succinct accounts of more than 500 species, accurate and beautiful paintings on color plates, and range maps annotated with extensive range information, this is the most up-to-date and accessible field guide for bird watchers in eastern North America.
For decades, the Peterson Field Guide to Birds of Eastern and Central North America has been a popular and trusted guide for birders of all levels, thanks to its famous system of identification and unparalleled illustrations. Following the Spring 2020 update to Peterson Field Guide to Birds of North America, this guide will feature updated text and range maps, and art updated to reflect current knowledge in ornithology.
With all-new range maps, updated text, and 40 new paintings, the completely revised editions of two classic Peterson Field Guides are sure to be valuable additions to any birder’s pocket or day pack.
At a trim size of 5 x 8, they are portable but also beautifully illustrated. Photographs, while modern looking and colorful, capture just one moment in time. The paintings in these guides, however, show all of a bird’s key field marks and use the Peterson Identification System to make bird identification easier for beginning and intermediate bird watchers.
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.
A team of professional birders has updated the text, the maps, and the art for these authoritative guides.
Expert birders also created 35 entertaining and easy-to-use video podcasts, which are available to download. They make fun and educational viewing on a computer desktop or MP3 player.
|Dimensions||10 × 8 × 1.2 in|