Kaufman Field Guide to Birds of North America

Front Cover
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2005 - Nature - 391 pages
In 2000 Houghton Mifflin first published the Kaufman Focus Guide to the Birds of North America. Critically acclaimed for its innovative design, the Kaufman guide began introducing a new generation to birding. In 2005, this new Kaufman Field Guide to Birds of North America is now the most up-to-date field guide, including dozens of changes by the American Ornithologists' Union in official names of birds; the addition of new species to reflect the latest scientific discoveries; and dozens of updated range maps. Additional information helps beginning birdwatchers get started, all in the same compact format that has made this guide the easiest to use for fast identification in the field.
 

What people are saying - Write a review

Excellent Bird Book

User Review  - austindon - Overstock.com

I have found Kaufmans Field Guide to North American Birds to be the best of the many similar books commonly available. The photos are great and illustrate the bird well. The descriptions and ... Read full review

Kaufman Field Guide to Birds Of North America

User Review  - mlertym - Overstock.com

Price for text for birding class was better than Amazon. Read full review

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2005)

Kenn Kaufman is the originator of the Kaufman Field Guide series, which includes books on birds, butterflies, mammals, and insects. He has also written Lives of North American Birds, Kingbird Highway, and the Peterson Field Guide to Advanced Birding.

Bibliographic information