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Sparrows and Finches of the Great Lakes Region and Eastern North America

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ISBN-10: 1552977072

ISBN-13: 9781552977071

Edition: 2003

Authors: Chris G. Earley, Chris Earley

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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Firefly Books, Limited
Publication date: 4/10/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.660
Language: English

Chris Earley

LBJs (Little Brown Jobs) and you
How to use this book (terminology)
A note to beginners
The quotes
Taxonomy
Classification of the birds in this book
Identification features
Sparrow & finch look-alikes
Seasonal status of sparrows & finches
Listing of 45 species each on a double page spread and illustrated with multiple photographs
The listing includes common and Latin species name, description, range map, graphic representation of the female's breast pattern, and identification prompts.
Eastern Towhee
American Tree Sparrow
Chipping Sparrow
Clay-colored Sparrow
Field Sparrow
Vesper Sparrow
Lark Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow
Grasshopper Sparrow
Henslow's Sparrow
Le Conte's Sparrow
Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow & Saltmarsh Sharp-tailed Sparrow
Seaside Sparrow
Fox Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Lincoln's Sparrow
Swamp Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
Harris's Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Junco Vagrants
Smith's Longspur
Lapland Longspur
Snow Bunting
Northern Cardinal
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Blue Grosbeak
Indigo Bunting
Dickcissel
Pine Grosbeak
Purple Finch
House Finch
Red Crossbill
White-winged Crossbill
Common Redpoll
Hoary Redpoll
Pine Siskin
American Goldfinch
Evening Grosbeak
House Sparrow
What can I do to help sparrows & finches?
References
Cheat sheets
Index
Comparison charts of similar birds with chart to aid in differentiation, cross referenced to the species listings.
Sparrows with Rufous Crowns Comparison
Ammodramus Sparrow Comparison
Blue Grosbeak / Indigo Bunding Comparison
Purple / House Finch Comparison
Redpoll Comparison
Streaked Underparts Comparison
Unstreaked or Faintly Streaked Underpart Comparison
Author notes