By Paul J. Baicich
Nests, Eggs, and Nestlings of North American Birds, moment Edition presents an intensive, species-by-species advisor 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 unlimited quarter, from the Arctic to the southern boundary of the continental usa. the most textual content offers whole easy info at the breeding cycle of every species, summarized in a typical 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 helpful info at the id of the nests, eggs, and nestlings of 597 species. The ebook covers possibly the main attention-grabbing features of North American poultry lifestyles, their replica and the care in their younger, crucial parts within the survival of any species. The ebook summarizes all that's identified of this significant a part of a bird's existence cycle, and by means of omission, issues to what's but unknown and will but be came upon 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 deciding on them within the box, you can find this booklet crucial. If conservation is usually a priority, you are going to get pleasure from the worth of figuring out the breeding standards and biology of even the most typical of species. This booklet will turn out necessary no matter what your curiosity in North American birds.
- Describes nests, eggs, and nestlings and provides uncomplicated organic info on nesting and breeding biology
- Includes updated insurance of all breeding species present in North the US, together with Alaska and Canada in a single finished 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. general 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 global Warblers, Gnatcatchers, previous 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. previous international Sparrows: Passeridae.