New Mexico Birds: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Species (Paperback)

New Mexico Birds: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Species By James Kavanagh, Waterford Press, Leung Raymond (Illustrator) Cover Image
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A bird-finding Mecca, New Mexico has had over 550 bird species seen within its borders, including state bird Greater Roadrunner. Other stand-outs include Clark's Nutcracker, Bald Eagle, Mountain Bluebird, Phainopepla, and many species of hummingbirds. Perhaps the most impressive avian phenomenon is the winter congregations of tens of thousands of Sandhill Cranes and Snow Geese at Bosque del Apache. For many people, birds represent a major aspect of a landscape's character, so it helps to get acquainted with the most representative species first to establish a solid foundation of knowledge. You can do this with the portable reference New Mexico Birds, which includes beautiful illustrations of 140 common and familiar birds as well as an ecoregion map showing over 20 bird-finding hotspots and learning sites. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, 12-panel folding pocket guide is a great tool for educators, learners, naturalists, and birders to use to sharpen their bird identification skills and connect more meaningfully with New Mexico's many unique ecosystems through their attendant birds. Made in the USA.

About the Author

Zoologist Jim Kavanagh has made a career out of introducing novices to plants, animals, the sciences and world cultures. In addition to creating over 500 simplified nature guides, he has also authored guides to languages, cities and outdoor skills. An avid traveler and backpacker, Kavanagh's path has taken him around the world to many remote destinations including the upper Amazon, Africa, Australia, and the Arctic Circle (and this is just the As). He is also the author of a series of state-specific guides to common species and natural attractions and a children's book on evolution.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781583551875
ISBN-10: 1583551875
Publisher: Waterford Press
Publication Date: May 30th, 2017
Pages: 12
Language: English
Series: Pocket Naturalist Guide