By Paul J. Baicich
Nests, Eggs, and Nestlings of North American Birds, moment Edition offers an intensive, species-by-species consultant to the breeding biology of the birds of North the US. a few 670 breeding species are defined in complete, overlaying the birds of an enormous sector, from the Arctic to the southern boundary of the continental usa. the most textual content offers entire easy info at the breeding cycle of every species, summarized in a average series: nest habitat, nest-site, nest building, breeding season, eggs, incubation and nesting and nestling interval. greater than seven-hundred colour and line illustrations offer useful info at the id of the nests, eggs, and nestlings of 597 species. The publication covers might be the main interesting facets of North American chook existence, their copy and the care in their younger, crucial components within the survival of any species. The e-book summarizes all that's identified of this significant a part of a bird's lifestyles cycle, and by way of omission, issues to what's but unknown and should but be chanced on by means of the clinical ornithologist and birder alike. in the event that your fascination within the nests, eggs, and nestlings of North American birds facilities on picking them within the box, you'll find this booklet crucial. If conservation can also be a priority, you'll savor the worth of knowing the breeding specifications and biology of even the commonest of species. This ebook will turn out worthy no matter what your curiosity in North American birds.
- Describes nests, eggs, and nestlings and offers simple organic info on nesting and breeding biology
- Includes updated assurance of all breeding species present in North the USA, together with Alaska and Canada in a single entire quantity
- Contains greater than seven-hundred colour and line illustrations of nests, eggs, and nestlings
Species checklist via Family:
Loons: Gaviidae. Grebes: Podicipedidae. Shearwaters: Procellariidae. Storm-Petrels: Hydrobatidae. Boobies and Gannets: Sulidae. Pelicans: Pelecanidae. Cormorants: Phalacrocoracidae. Darters: Anhingidae. Frigatebirds: Fregatidae. Bitterns and Herons: Ardeidae. Ibises and Spoonbills: Threskiomithidae. Storks: Ciconiidae. Swans, ducks, and geese: Anatidae. American Vultures: Catharidae. Kites, Hawks, Eagles and Allies: Accipitridae. Caracaras and Falcons: Falconidae. Guans: Cracidae. Partridges, Grouse, Turkey, and Quail: Phasianidae. Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae. Limpkins: Aramidae. Cranes: Gruidae. Plovers: Charadriidae. Oystercatchers: Haematopodidae. Stilts and Avocets: Recurvirostridae. Jacanas: Jacanidae. Sandpipers, Phalaropes, and Allies: Scolopacidae. Jaegers, Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers: Laridae. Auks, Murres, and Puffins: Alcidae. Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae. Parakeets and Parrots: Psittacidae. Cuckoos, Roadrunner, and Anis: Cuculidae. Barn Owls: Tytonidae. usual Owls: Strigidae. Goatsuckers: Caprimulgidae. Swifts: Apodidae. Hummingbirds: Trochilidae. Trogons: Trogonidae. Kingfishers: Alcedinidae. Woodpeckers: Picidae. Tyrant Flycatchers: Tyrannidae. Larks: Alaudidae. Swallows: Hirundinidae. Jays, Magpies, and Crows: Corvidae. Titmica: Paridae. Verdin: Remizidae. Bushtits: Aegithalidae. Nutcatchers: Sittidae. Creepers: Certhiidae. Bulbuls: Pycnonotidae. Wrens: Troglodytidae. Dippers: Cinclidae. outdated international Warblers, Gnatcatchers, outdated global Flycatchers, Thrushes and Wrentit: Uscicapidae. Mockingbirds and Thrashers: Mimidae. Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae. Waxwings Bombycillidae. Silky-Flycatchers: Ptilogonatidae. Shrikes: Laniidae. Starlings: Stumidae. Vireos: Vireonidae. Wood-Warblers, Tanagers, Cardinals, Grosbreaks, Sparrows, Buntins, Blackbirds, and Allies: Emberizidae. Fringinlline and Carueline Finches and Allies: Fringillidae. outdated global Sparrows: Passeridae.