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PETERSON FIELD GUIDE: WESTERN BIRDS: 3RD ED.
Author: Roger Tory Peterson
Publisher: HOUGHTON-MIFFLIN CO, Apr 2001
Completely revised, range maps t/out. A completely new guide to field marks of all species found in North America West of the 100th meridian & north of Mexico. 1000 birds from 700 species. 165 color plates, multiple illus; 432 pgs.
"The Birders Bible" for more than 60 years, Roger Tory Petersons classic Field Guide to Western Birds includes all species found in North America west of the 100th meridian and north of Mexico. Featuring the unique Peterson Identification System, Western Birds contains 165 full-color paintings that show more than 1,000 birds from 700 species. Summer and winter ranges, breeding grounds, and other special range data are shown on easy-to-read range maps.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Roger Tory Peterson, one of the worlds greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation, as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars, and the Peterson Field Guides are credited with helping to set the stage for the environmental movement.