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Title:
Stokes field guide to birds. Western region
Author:
Colver, Kevin J.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York, NY : Time Warner AudioBooks, [1999]

â„—1999
Physical Description:
4 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
Summary:
Covers the songs and calls of 551 bird species living in western North America, named and ordered according to the 7th ed. of the Checklist of North American birds (American Ornithologists' Union, 1998).
General Note:
Booklet containing descriptions of the songs and index (60 p.) inserted in container.

Compact disc.
ISBN:
9781570425882
Format :
Audiobook on CD

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Recent surveys by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service indicate that 70 million people feed and watch birds in the United States. The easiest way to locate and identify the widest variety of bird species is often through sound. These clear recordings allow listeners to identify not only more species, but also more sounds per species, including their unique songs and calls. Comprehensive and informative, each entry starts with the name of the bird, followed by its respective song and call. Additionally, both audio packages contain a companion booklet featuring:
-- a brief introduction to bird sounds
-- an alphabetical index to Western birds
-- common and scientific names of each bird
-- habitats and locations of each bird
-- a list of the bird's sounds by name with brief descriptions of the functions of these sounds
-- and much more.


Author Notes

Donald Stokes is one of the most trusted names in bird & nature writing. He divides his time between Carlisle, Massachusetts & Sanibel, Florida.

(Bowker Author Biography)