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Birds of Pennsylvania


320 of Pennsylvania's most abundant or notable bird species are color-illustrated in this handy, comprehensive field guide. A Quick Reference Guide organizes all species into color-coded family groupings. You'll also find a glossary of terms, a birder's checklist and separate indexes for scientific and common names. A map features the state's best birding sites and describes Pennsylvania's most notable viewing locations. Each species account includes a full-color and detailed illustration, along with information about habitat, nesting, feeding, voice, similar species, as well as a range map that shows distribution of the species throughout the year as well as migratory pathways.



About the Authors

Franklin C. Haas is one of Pennsylvania's leading ornithologists. He is the founder and former chief editor of Pennsylvania Birds, the quarterly journal of the Pennsylvania Society for Ornithology. Haas grew up as a boy near Hawk Mountain Sanctuary in east-central Pennsylvania, on the migratory path of hawks, eagles and falcons. His fascination with the high-flying birds of prey grew into a life-long study of all birds across North America.


Roger Burrows has traveled North America extensively. While completing his B.Sc., he worked as a naturalist, interpretive planner and avifaunal consultant and has since worked as a bird identification workshop provider, avifaunal surveyor and naturalist on cruise ships. He has also been a writer/photographer for, and then owner of, a rural lifestyle magazine.


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  • ISBN-13: 978-1551053714
  • Shipping Weight: 2lbs
  • Author: Haas & Burrows

This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 18 May, 2011.