By Paul J. Baicich
Nests, Eggs, and Nestlings of North American Birds, moment Edition presents a radical, species-by-species consultant to the breeding biology of the birds of North the United States. a few 670 breeding species are defined in complete, protecting the birds of an enormous sector, from the Arctic to the southern boundary of the continental usa. the most textual content provides whole easy details at the breeding cycle of every species, summarized in a normal series: nest habitat, nest-site, nest development, breeding season, eggs, incubation and nesting and nestling interval. greater than seven hundred colour and line illustrations supply worthwhile info at the identity of the nests, eggs, and nestlings of 597 species. The booklet covers probably the main attention-grabbing points of North American chicken lifestyles, their copy and the care in their younger, crucial components within the survival of any species. The booklet summarizes all that's identified of this important a part of a bird's existence cycle, and via omission, issues to what's but unknown and will but be chanced on by means of the medical ornithologist and birder alike. in case your fascination within the nests, eggs, and nestlings of North American birds facilities on determining them within the box, you will discover this ebook crucial. If conservation can also be a priority, you are going to savour the worth of knowing the breeding specifications and biology of even the most typical of species. This e-book will turn out beneficial no matter what your curiosity in North American birds.
- Describes nests, eggs, and nestlings and offers easy organic details on nesting and breeding biology
- Includes updated assurance of all breeding species present in North the USA, together with Alaska and Canada in a single accomplished quantity
- Contains greater than seven-hundred colour and line illustrations of nests, eggs, and nestlings
Species checklist via Family:
Loons: Gaviidae. Grebes: Podicipedidae. Shearwaters: Procellariidae. Storm-Petrels: Hydrobatidae. Boobies and Gannets: Sulidae. Pelicans: Pelecanidae. Cormorants: Phalacrocoracidae. Darters: Anhingidae. Frigatebirds: Fregatidae. Bitterns and Herons: Ardeidae. Ibises and Spoonbills: Threskiomithidae. Storks: Ciconiidae. Swans, ducks, and geese: Anatidae. American Vultures: Catharidae. Kites, Hawks, Eagles and Allies: Accipitridae. Caracaras and Falcons: Falconidae. Guans: Cracidae. Partridges, Grouse, Turkey, and Quail: Phasianidae. Rails, Gallinules, and Coots: Rallidae. Limpkins: Aramidae. Cranes: Gruidae. Plovers: Charadriidae. Oystercatchers: Haematopodidae. Stilts and Avocets: Recurvirostridae. Jacanas: Jacanidae. Sandpipers, Phalaropes, and Allies: Scolopacidae. Jaegers, Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers: Laridae. Auks, Murres, and Puffins: Alcidae. Pigeons and Doves: Columbidae. Parakeets and Parrots: Psittacidae. Cuckoos, Roadrunner, and Anis: Cuculidae. Barn Owls: Tytonidae. average Owls: Strigidae. Goatsuckers: Caprimulgidae. Swifts: Apodidae. Hummingbirds: Trochilidae. Trogons: Trogonidae. Kingfishers: Alcedinidae. Woodpeckers: Picidae. Tyrant Flycatchers: Tyrannidae. Larks: Alaudidae. Swallows: Hirundinidae. Jays, Magpies, and Crows: Corvidae. Titmica: Paridae. Verdin: Remizidae. Bushtits: Aegithalidae. Nutcatchers: Sittidae. Creepers: Certhiidae. Bulbuls: Pycnonotidae. Wrens: Troglodytidae. Dippers: Cinclidae. outdated global Warblers, Gnatcatchers, outdated global Flycatchers, Thrushes and Wrentit: Uscicapidae. Mockingbirds and Thrashers: Mimidae. Wagtails and Pipits: Motacillidae. Waxwings Bombycillidae. Silky-Flycatchers: Ptilogonatidae. Shrikes: Laniidae. Starlings: Stumidae. Vireos: Vireonidae. Wood-Warblers, Tanagers, Cardinals, Grosbreaks, Sparrows, Buntins, Blackbirds, and Allies: Emberizidae. Fringinlline and Carueline Finches and Allies: Fringillidae. previous international Sparrows: Passeridae.