Nests, Eggs, and Nestlings of North American Birds: Second Edition (Princeton Field Guides)

Nests, Eggs, and Nestlings of North American Birds: Second Edition (Princeton Field Guides)

Paul J. Baicich


Nests, Eggs, and Nestlings of North American Birds, moment Edition presents an intensive, species-by-species consultant to the breeding biology of the birds of North the United States. a few 670 breeding species are defined in complete, protecting the birds of an enormous sector, from the Arctic to the southern boundary of the continental usa. the most textual content provides entire uncomplicated details at the breeding cycle of every species, summarized in a usual 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 precious details at the identity of the nests, eggs, and nestlings of 597 species. The publication covers possibly the main attention-grabbing elements of North American fowl lifestyles, their copy and the care in their younger, crucial components within the survival of any species. The e-book summarizes all that's recognized of this important a part of a bird's lifestyles cycle, and via omission, issues to what's but unknown and will but be came across via the clinical ornithologist and birder alike. in case your fascination within the nests, eggs, and nestlings of North American birds facilities on picking them within the box, you can find this e-book crucial. If conservation can be a priority, you are going to savour the price of figuring out the breeding specifications and biology of even the most typical of species. This booklet will turn out beneficial no matter what your curiosity in North American birds.

Key Features:

  • Describes nests, eggs, and nestlings and provides simple organic details on nesting and breeding biology
  • Includes up to date assurance of all breeding species present in North the USA, 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. average 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. previous global 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.

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