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Frequently Asked Questions

Miscellaneous Nature Related

Can you recommend a good bird identification book?

There are lots of good guides, and everyone will have their favorite. Look for guides with good, clear drawings or photographs, with range maps, and with vivid, easy to understand written descriptions. Drawings are sometimes preferable to pictures, since the artist can highlight key field marks, draw different color phases of the bird, and draw different life phases of the bird. Some good field guides include: