1961 National Audubon Society 'Field Guide to the Birds' Peterson - Vintage
BEAUTIFUL full color plates and black & white illustrations throughout the book. Wonderful black & white silhouettes illustrated endpapers front and back o; the front ones 28 roadside silhouettes, back 26 flight silhouettes.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, Copyright, 1961, 28th impression.
Hawks, egrets, owls, ducks, eagles, warblers, gulls, ospreys, falcons, wrens, warblers and so much more.
Your favorite swimmers, aerialists, long-legged waders, smaller waders, fowl-like birds, birds of prey, nonpasserine land birds, passerine - or perching - land birds).
It is well organized and easy to find your favorite birds and make friends with new ones.
Peterson's illustrations remain the best in the birding guides. It's much simpler to identify a bird based on these drawings than from a photograph. He uses arrows to point to key characteristics that distinguish one bird from a similar looking one.
Entries include a brief description of the bird in its habitat, how to distinguish it from similar species, voice, range, habitat, breeding, migratory, and year-round areas.
Hardcover, green cloth boards-red bird illustration imprint/titles. Glossy pages-290pp. Excellent/very good vintage condition.
Pages excellent-minimal wear. Cover excellent-light wear-few light spots-very light corner bumping-light rubbing/light fading spine edges. Binding tight.
Item ID: BK692
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