The Sibley Guide to Birds Reference Book
David Allen Sibley, Published by the National Audubon Society in 2000

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A flexbound edition in 546 pages fully illustrated with Sibley wonderful illustrations. This is a must have reference book for anyone interested in the birds of North America.

David Allen Sibley, America's most gifted contemporary painter of birds, is the author and illustrator of this comprehensive guide. His beautifully detailed illustrations—more than 6,600 in all—and descriptions of 810 species and 350 regional populations will enrich every birder's experience.

The Sibley Guide's innovative design makes it entirely user friendly. The illustrations are arranged to facilitate comparison, yet still capture the unique character of each species.

The Sibley Guide to Birds provides a wealth of new information: —Captioned illustrations show many previously unpublished field marks and revisions of known marks —Nearly every species is shown in flight —Measurements include length, wingspan, and weight for every species —Subspecies and geographic varients are covered thoroughly —Complete voice descriptions are included for every species —Maps show the complete distribution of every species: summer and winter ranges, migration routes, and rare occurrences

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