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Guide to the Birds of Alaska

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ISBN-10: 0882407295

ISBN-13: 9780882407296

Edition: 5th 2008

Authors: Robert H. Armstrong

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Robert Armstrong's Guide to the Birds of Alaska has been a must-have for Alaska birders for more than twenty-five years. Now in its fifth edition, Armstrong provides completely updated information plus hundreds of new photos. Every bird is now illustrated in this classic guide, including all casuals and accidentals. This comprehensive guide offers the most up-to-date knowledge about the birds in Alaska, including the 480 species on the current list.
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: West Margin Press
Publication date: 4/1/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Bob Armstrong has pursued a career in Alaska as a biologist, naturalist, and nature photographer since 1960. He is the author of the best-selling book Nature of Southeast Alaska and numerous other popular and scientific books and articles on the natural history of the state. He lives in Juneau, Alaska. www.naturebob.com

Foreword
Acknowledgments
A Note on Alaska's Biogeographic Regions
Map
Introduction
Key to Charts
Checklist of Alaska's Birds
Bird Families
Geese, Swans, Ducks
Grouse, Ptarmigan
Loons
Grebes
Albatrosses
Fulmars, Petrels, Shearwaters
Storm-Petrels
Cormorants
Bitterns, Herons
Hawks, Eagles
Falcons
Rails, Coots
Cranes
Plovers
Oystercatchers
Sandpipers
Gulls, Terns
Jaegers
Alcids
Pigeons, Doves
Typical Owls
Goatsuckers
Swifts
Hummingbirds
Kingfishers
Woodpeckers
Tyrant Flycatchers
Shrikes
Vireos
Jays, Magpies, Crows
Larks
Swallows
Chickadees
Nuthatches
Creepers
Wrens
Dippers
Kinglets
Old World Warblers
Thrushes
Starlings
Wagtails, Pipits
Waxwings
Wood Warblers
Tanagers
Sparrows, Buntings
Blackbirds
Finches
Casual and Accidental Species
Further Reading
Index
Photo Credits
About the Author
Notes