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Backyard Birds : Peterson Field Guides for Young Naturalists S. - NOLTING KAREN

Backyard Birds

Peterson Field Guides for Young Naturalists S.

Paperback Published: 26th April 1999
ISBN: 9780395922767
Number Of Pages: 48
For Ages: 8 - 9 years old

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This new series is designed with the beginner in mind. Featuring the original art of celebrated naturalist Roger Tory Peterson; incorporating the Peterson Identification System, the most effective method for bird identification; and using a straightforward design. This series makes field guides accessible and appealing to children. Roger Tory Peterson was the inventor of the modern field guide. Known as the father of modern bird watching, he has been called "the greatest conservationist who ever walked this planet" (ornithologist Chandler S. Robbins). More than anyone else in the twentieth century, his work as an artist, photographer, writer, editor, educator, and conservationist has increased environmental awareness and helped millions to understand and enjoy the natural world. For his work, Dr. Peterson received every major award in the field of conservation; twenty-three honorary degrees from major universities; and the United States' highest civilian award, the Presidential Medal o

Foreword
How to Watch Birdsp. 4
Red Birds
Robinp. 8
Cardinalp. 10
House Finchp. 12
Blue Birds
Jaysp. 14
Yellow Birds
Goldfinchp. 16
Meadowlarksp. 18
Green Birds
Hummingbirdsp. 20
Brown Birds
House Sparrowp. 22
House Wrenp. 24
Mourning Dovep. 26
Black Birds
Crowp. 28
Red-winged Blackbirdp. 30
Brown-headed Cowbirdp. 32
Starlingp. 34
Black and White Birds
Woodpeckersp. 36
Black-capped Chickadeep. 38
Nuthatchesp. 40
Towheesp. 42
Gray Birds
Pigeonp. 44
Mockingbirdp. 46
Index & Life Listp. 48
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ISBN: 9780395922767
ISBN-10: 0395922763
Series: Peterson Field Guides for Young Naturalists S.
Audience: Primary / High School
For Ages: 8 - 9 years old
For Grades: 3 - 4
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 48
Published: 26th April 1999
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 12.7  x 0.3
Weight (kg): 99.0