The National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds: Western Region is the bestselling photographic field guide covering the states west of the Rocky Mountains. It’s a birding bible for more than four million enthusiasts, featuring virtually every bird found in western North America.
This portable guide is an essential companion in the field and a staple in any birdwatcher’s library, with a durable vinyl binding and brilliant full-color photographic identification pictures arranged for quick access and definitive text, including information on the bird’s voice, nesting habits, habitat, range, and interesting behaviors. Accompanying range maps, overhead flight silhouettes, sections on bird-watching, accidental species, and endangered birds make this the most comprehensive field guide available.
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Incorporated in 1905, the National Audubon Society is a nonprofit conservation organization that uses education and advocacy to advance its mission to conserve and restore natural habitats of birds and wildlife in the United States and across the Americas. Audubon also produces bestselling descriptive field guides on a wide variety of nature-related topics.
Miklos D. F. Udvardy made significant contributions to the scientific literature in the fields of ornithology, biogeography, and vegetation classifications, including many papers, books, and maps.
John Farrand, Jr. is an ornithologist who has written extensively about birds. He has also been president of the Linnaean Society of New York and former editor of American Birds.