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The Bald Eagle
Haunts and Habits of a Wilderness Monarch
Written by Jon M. Gerrard and Gary R. Bortolotti


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $16.95

The Bald Eagle is a comprehensive description of the morphology, behavior, flight patterns, hunting, migration, nesting, development, and growth of bald eagles. Read more >
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National Geographic Complete Birds of North America, 2nd Edition
National Geographic Complete Birds of North America, 2nd Edition
Edited by Jonathan Alderfer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426213731
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National Geographic Complete Birds of North America, 2nd Edition
Now Covering More Than 1,000 Species With the Most-Detailed Information Found in a Single Volume
Edited by Jonathan Alderfer


Format: Hardcover, 744 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $40.00

Essential, comprehensive, and easy to use, the revised edition of National Geographic Complete Birds of North America is an astonishing resource that covers every bird species found in North America as well as all the seasonal visitors. Entries are organized by family group, the taxonomic organization newly updated to match current... Read more >
The Sibley Guide to Birds, Second Edition
The Sibley Guide to Birds, Second Edition
Written by David Allen Sibley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307957900
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The Sibley Guide to Birds, Second Edition

Written by David Allen Sibley


Format: Hardcover, 624 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $40.00

“Undoubtedly the finest guide to North American birds.”—Guy McCaskie, Birding
The publication of The Sibley Guide to Birds in 2000 quickly established David Allen Sibley as the author and illustrator of the nation’s supreme and most comprehensive guide to birds. Used by millions of birders from novices to the most expert... Read more >
The Habitat Guide to Birding
The Habitat Guide to Birding
Written by Thomas P. McElroy
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307828088
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The Habitat Guide to Birding

Written by Thomas P. McElroy


Format: eBook, 257 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2013
Price: $12.99

The United States is blessed with birds, a vast and richly varied population that changes considerably as the habitat changes from forest, to meadow, to marsh. As Thomas P. McElroy puts it in this unique birding guide, "Birds are everywhere . . . and this fact alone provides innumerable ecological equations... Read more >
Why Do Bluebirds Hate Me?
Why Do Bluebirds Hate Me?
Written by Mike O'Connor
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807012536
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Why Do Bluebirds Hate Me?
More Answers to Common and Not-So-Common Questions about Birds and Birding
Written by Mike O'Connor


Format: Trade Paperback, 200 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $12.95

A collection of humorous Q&As about everything you've always wanted to ask about birds and birding
 
Mike O’Connor knows bird watchers as well as he knows birds. He knows that if you’re even slightly interested in identifying birds or attracting them to your backyard with a feeder, then you’ve also had... Read more >
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Why Do Bluebirds Hate Me?
More Answers to Common and Not-So-Common Questions about Birds and Birding
Written by Mike O'Connor


Format: eBook, 200 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $12.95

A collection of humorous Q&As about everything you've always wanted to ask about birds and birding
 
Mike O’Connor knows bird watchers as well as he knows birds. He knows that if you’re even slightly interested in identifying birds or attracting them to your backyard with a feeder, then you’ve also had... Read more >
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National Geographic Angry Birds
National Geographic Angry Birds
Written by Mel White, Foreword by Peter Vesterbacka
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426213199
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National Geographic Angry Birds
50 True Stories of the Fed Up, Feathered, and Furious
Written by Mel White
Foreword by Peter Vesterbacka


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $22.95

"If playing Angry Birds has suddenly turned you into a bird lover, you’ll want to get your talons on the latest book National Geographic Angry Birds: 50 True Stories of the Fed Up, Feathered and Furious." --geekstyleguide.com

This hilariously eye-popping book showcases real-world angry birds and 50 fantastic stories peppered with tips... Read more >
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National Geographic Pocket Guide to the Birds of North America
National Geographic Pocket Guide to the Birds of North America
Written by Laura Erickson and Jonathan Alderfer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426210440
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National Geographic Pocket Guide to the Birds of North America

Written by Laura Erickson and Jonathan Alderfer


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2013
Price: $12.95

This fun, affordable, beautifully illustrated introduction to birding is like taking a walk with National Geographic's birding experts. Of this book's 192 pages, 160 are devoted to North America's top species, one per page, from the lowly House Wren to the majestic Bald Eagle. Carefully chosen illustrations and photographs capture the... Read more >
Sibley Backyard Birding Postcards
Sibley Backyard Birding Postcards
Written by David Sibley
Format: Non-traditional book
ISBN: 9780770433963
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Sibley Backyard Birding Postcards
100 Postcards
Written by David Sibley


Format: Non-traditional book
On Sale: February 5, 2013
Price: $20.00

This handsome box set of 100 postcards features original watercolor illustrations from David Sibley, America’s leading ornithologist.

Culled from The Sibley Field Guide to Birds, each bird is lovingly rendered in watercolors by David Sibley and chosen with their individual beauty and prominence in the country (with special focus on backyard birds)... Read more >
Birds of Paradise
Birds of Paradise
Written by Tim Laman and Edwin Scholes
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426209581
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Birds of Paradise
Revealing the World's Most Extraordinary Birds
Written by Tim Laman and Edwin Scholes


Format: Hardcover, 228 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $50.00

"You’ll initially find it hard to believe that these pictures are real—but they are. These are the most beautiful photographs of the world’s most beautiful birds. The birds’ behavior, richly described in the text, is as remarkable as their appearance. This is a book like no other book."
--Jared Diamond, ornithologist and... Read more >
Rare Birds
Rare Birds
Written by Elizabeth Gehrman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807010761
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Rare Birds
The Extraordinary Tale of the Bermuda Petrel and the Man Who Brought It Back from Extinction
Written by Elizabeth Gehrman


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2012
Price: $26.95

The inspiring story of David Wingate, a living legend among birders, who brought the Bermuda petrel back from presumed extinction
 
Rare Birds is a tale of obsession, of hope, of fighting for redemption against incredible odds. It is the story of how Bermuda’s David Wingate changed the world—or at least a little... Read more >
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Rare Birds
The Extraordinary Tale of the Bermuda Petrel and the Man Who Brought It Back from Extinction
Written by Elizabeth Gehrman


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 9, 2012
Price: $26.95

The inspiring story of David Wingate, a living legend among birders, who brought the Bermuda petrel back from presumed extinction
 
Rare Birds is a tale of obsession, of hope, of fighting for redemption against incredible odds. It is the story of how Bermuda’s David Wingate changed the world—or at least a little... Read more >
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National Geographic Bird-watcher's Bible
National Geographic Bird-watcher's Bible
Edited by Jonathan Alderfer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426209642
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National Geographic Bird-watcher's Bible
A Complete Treasury
Edited by Jonathan Alderfer


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $40.00

"This book is a treasure trove of colorful paintings and photographs, interesting sidebars, top-ten lists... worth its considerable price for the artwork alone. A browser’s delight... This book should have wide appeal for all birders and bird enthusiasts. Highly recommended." –Library Journal

A lighthearted and broadly cultural and visual approach to learning everything there... Read more >
National Geographic Angry Birds
National Geographic Angry Birds
Written by Mel White, Foreword by Peter Vesterbacka
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426209963
Our Price: $13.95
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National Geographic Angry Birds
50 True Stories of the Fed Up, Feathered, and Furious
Written by Mel White
Foreword by Peter Vesterbacka


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: September 25, 2012
Price: $13.95

"If playing Angry Birds has suddenly turned you into a bird lover, you’ll want to get your talons on the latest book National Geographic Angry Birds: 50 True Stories of the Fed Up, Feathered and Furious." --geekstyleguide.com

This hilariously eye-popping book showcases real-world angry birds and 50 fantastic stories peppered with tips... Read more >
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The Goshawk

Written by T.H. White
Introduction by Marie Winn


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 25, 2012
Price: $16.95

What is it that binds human beings to other animals? T. H. White, the author of The Once and Future King and Mistress Masham’s Repose, was a young writer who found himself rifling through old handbooks of falconry. A particular sentence—”the bird reverted to a feral state”—seized his imagination, and, White... Read more >
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Sibley Backyard Birding Flashcards
Sibley Backyard Birding Flashcards
Written by David Allen Sibley
Format: Non-traditional book
ISBN: 9780307888976
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Sibley Backyard Birding Flashcards
100 Common Birds of Eastern and Western North America
Written by David Allen Sibley


Format: Non-traditional book
On Sale: February 7, 2012
Price: $14.99

From leading ornithologist David Sibley, this flashcard deck is designed for the beginner and backyard bird watcher.
     
The Sibley Field Guide to Birds is now transformed into 100 easy-to-reference cards housed in one handsome pull-drawer gift box. Divided into one stack of 50 common Western and Eastern North American birds, and one stack... Read more >
National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America, Sixth Edition
National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America, Sixth Edition
Written by Jon L. Dunn and Jonathan Alderfer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426208287
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National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America, Sixth Edition

Written by Jon L. Dunn and Jonathan Alderfer


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $27.95

National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America, 6th Edition contains the most all-new material since the first edition was published more than 25 years ago. The latest edition will include 300 new art figures; unique subspecies maps never before seen in a field guide; extensive migration information overlaid... Read more >
The American Bird Conservancy Guide to the 500 Most Important Bird Areas in the
The American Bird Conservancy Guide to the 500 Most Important Bird Areas in the
Written by American Bird Conservancy
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307481382
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The American Bird Conservancy Guide to the 500 Most Important Bird Areas in the
Key Sites for Birds and Birding in All 50 States
Written by American Bird Conservancy


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: April 13, 2011
Price: $17.99

The American Bird Conservancy Guide to the 500 Most Important Bird Areas in the United States offers both bird enthusiasts and conservationists specialized information never before compiled in a single comprehensive volume.

This expert resource organizes the United States into 36 ornithologically distinct bird regions, then identifies and describes the 500 sites within... Read more >
Red-Tails in Love
Red-Tails in Love
Written by Marie Winn
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307787897
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Red-Tails in Love
PALE MALE'S STORY--A True Wildlife Drama in Central Park
Written by Marie Winn


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: March 30, 2011
Price: $13.99

Marie Winn is our guide into a secret world, a true wilderness in the heart of a city. The scene is New York's Central Park, but the rich natural history that emerges here--the loons, raccoons, woodpeckers, owls, and hundreds of visiting songbirds--will appeal to wildlife lovers everywhere. At its heart is... Read more >
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National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Birds of North America
National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Birds of North America
Written by Jonathan Alderfer and Paul Hess
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426207204
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National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Birds of North America

Written by Jonathan Alderfer and Paul Hess


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: March 15, 2011
Price: $18.95

Essential for the estimated 62 million Americans who watch and feed birds in their backyards—from the experts at National Geographic and co-author of the popular and perennial best seller Field Guide to the Birds of North America.
 
No matter where you live—in the country, city, a high-rise or house—this handy guide will quench... Read more >
Rare Encounters with Ordinary Birds

Written by Lyanda Lynn Haupt


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2011
Price: $12.95

Naturalist Lyanda Lynn Haupt, an ornithology teacher and researcher, examines the amazing talents and personalities of the most common of birds. She muses on the tarnished reputation of the starling, the sexed-up antics of male woodpeckers, and the mysterious behavior and startling population explosion of crows in her hometown. Through the... Read more >
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Flights of Fancy
Flights of Fancy
Written by Peter Tate
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307783974
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Flights of Fancy
Birds in Myth, Legend, and Superstition
Written by Peter Tate


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: February 16, 2011
Price: $9.99

The perfect bedside companion for every bird-watcher and nature lover, inside Flights of Fancy you’ll find:

Cranes
“Don’t promise the crane in the sky, but give the titmouse in your hand.”
Russian proverb

Magpies
“One for sorrow, two for joy…”
Traditional English rhyme

Owls
“The owl shrieked at thy birth, an evil sign.”
Shakespeare, Henry VI, Part III

Peacocks
“The peacock... Read more >
A Hummingbird in My House
A Hummingbird in My House
Written by Arnette Heidcamp
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307774071
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A Hummingbird in My House
The Story of Squeak
Written by Arnette Heidcamp


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: November 3, 2010
Price: $11.99

Anyone who has fallen under the spell of the hummingbird will treasure this lovable true story of a young ruby-throated hummingbird who becomes part of someone's household and life. 57 full-color photographs; 10 black-and-white drawings.


From the Hardcover edition. Read more >
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Global Birding
Global Birding
Written by Les Beletsky
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426206405
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Global Birding
Traveling the World in Search of Birds
Written by Les Beletsky


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: September 21, 2010
Price: $35.00

A general "how-to" book for international birding is absent. This unprecedented new book by top-selling author Les Beletsky (Birds of the World, Birdsongs) will aim to explain why birders are interested in going to other countries and where they like to go. It will act as a "bridge" for domestic birders... Read more >
The Bird
The Bird
Written by Colin Tudge
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307342058
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The Bird
A Natural History of Who Birds Are, Where They Came From, and How They Live
Written by Colin Tudge


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2010
Price: $17.00

• How are birds so good at flying and navigating?
• Why are birds so like mammals– and yet so very different?
• Did birds descend from dinosaurs, and if so, does that mean birds are dinosaurs?
• How do they court each other and fend off rivals?
• What' s being communicated in... Read more >
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