Birds of Illinois Field Guide (Bird Identification Guides) (Libro en Inglés)

$ 616.00
ISBN: 9781647552374
ISBN: 9781647552374
Editorial: Adventure Publications
Autor: Tekiela, Stan
Año de edición: 2022
N° Paginas: 304
Tipo de pasta: Pasta blanda
Descripción: Product DescriptionGet the New Edition of Illinois’s Best-Selling Bird GuideLearn to identify birds in Illinois, and make bird-watching even more enjoyable. With Stan Tekiela’s famous field guide, bird identification is simple and informative. There’s no need to look through dozens of photos of birds that don’t live in your area. This book features 117 species of Illinois birds organized by color for ease of use. Do you see a yellow bird and don’t know what it is? Go to the yellow section to find out.Book Features:117 species: Only Illinois birds Simple color guide: See a yellow bird? Go to the yellow section Compare feature: Decide between look-alikes Stan’s Notes: Naturalist tidbits and facts Professional photos: Crisp, stunning full-page imagesThis new edition includes more species, updated photographs and range maps, revised information, and even more of Stan’s expert insights. So grab Birds of Illinois Field Guide for your next birding adventure—to help ensure that you positively identify the birds that you see.About the AuthorNaturalist, wildlife photographer and writer Stan Tekiela is the author of more than 190 field guides, nature books, children’s books, wildlife audio CDs, puzzles and playing cards, presenting many species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, trees, wildflowers and cacti in the United States. With a Bachelor of Science degree in Natural History from the University of Minnesota and as an active professional naturalist for more than 30 years, Stan studies and photographs wildlife throughout the United States and Canada. He has received various national and regional awards for his books and photographs. Also a well-known columnist and radio personality, his syndicated column appears in more than 25 newspapers and his wildlife programs are broadcast on a number of Midwest radio stations.Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.American GoldfinchSpinus tristisSize: 5" (13 cm)Male: A perky yellow bird with a black patch on forehead. Black tail with conspicuous white rump. Black wings with white wing bars. No marking on the chest. Dramatic change in color during winter, similar to female.Female: dull olive yellow without a black forehead, with brown wings and white rumpJuvenile: same as femaleNest: cup; female builds; 1 brood per yearEggs: 4-6; pale blue without markingsIncubation: 10-12 days; female incubatesFledging: 11-17 days; female and male feed youngMigration: partial migrator, flocks of up to 20 birds move around North AmericaFood: seeds, insects, will come to seed feedersCompare: Confused with other winter birds. The Pine Siskin (pg. 74) has streaked chest and belly, and yellow wing bars. Female Purple Finch (pg. 84) has a heavily streaked chest and a white eye stripe. The female House Finch (pg. 70) has a heavily streaked white chest.Stan’s Notes: Most often found in open fields, scrubby areas and in woodlands. Often called Wild Canary. A feeder bird that enjoys Nyjer seed. Late summer nesting, uses the silky down from wild thistle for nest. Appears roller-coaster-like in flight. Listen for it to twitter during flight. Almost always in small flocks. Moves only far enough south to find food. Small percentage stays all winter.
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