“It’s a great reference for when you need a more detailed description of a bird or help with a difficult identification.” –The Birders Library blog
“Illustrated with paintings as well as photographs, this is an essential book for your birding library.” —Star Tribune
About the Author
JONATHAN ALDERFER, a widely published author and field guide illustrator, is well known in the birding community for his expertise as a field ornithologist and his knowledge of North American birds. He has served as editor, author, and illustrator on a number of National Geographic birding books, including the 4th, 5th, and 6th editions of the bestselling Field Guide to the Birds of North America.