A Field Guide to Warblers of North America

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The first comprehensive field guide to North American warblers describes all 60 species in detail, from field marks and vocalizations to mating habits and preferred habitats. The 32 color paintings use the unique Peterson Identification System to indicate what distinguishes one bird from another. 141 color photographs show various plumages for each species, and 60 large color maps show species' ranges.
 

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Hands down - one of the best field guides ever written. The descriptions are amazingly accurate. Everything you need to know is here and the illustrations are the best.

Contents

The Natural History of Warblers
5
How to Identify Warblers
31
FAMILY PEUCEDRAMIDAE
109
FAMILY PARULIDAE
117
Genus Dendroica
210
Genus Mniotilta
411
Genus Setophaga
418
Genus Protonotaria
427
Genus Geothlypis
512
Genus Wilsonia
541
Genus Cardellina
568
Genus Euthlypis
584
Genus Icteria
598
Acknowledgments
611
Glossary
618
References
626

Genus Helmitheros
435
Genus Seiurus
448
Genus Oporornis
475

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About the author (1997)

Kimball Garrett has worked as the ornithology collections manager at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County and the book review editor of Birding . He has also served as president of the Western Field Ornithologists.

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