The hummingbirds of North America

by Paul A. Johnsgard

Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press in Washington, D.C

Written in English
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Places:

  • North America.

Subjects:

  • Hummingbirds -- North America.,
  • Birds -- North America.

Edition Notes

StatementPaul A. Johnsgard.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL696.A558 J63 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination303 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages303
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3256700M
ISBN 100874745624
LC Control Number83175661

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This book is the first ever, comprehensive photographic guide to the identification of all 24 species of hummingbirds to be seen as breeders or vagrants in North America.

For all their startling colors, the speed of hummingbird flight and the often drab coloration of females and immatures make this group especially difficult to deal with in the. Paul A. Johnsgard's Hummingbirds of North America is the only book devoted to the identification, distribution, and biology - both individual and comparative - of all hummingbirds that breed in North America.

First published inthis acclaimed volume now has been revised and expanded to include twenty-five Mexican species, such as the long-billed starthroat and the fork-tailed emeralds. Welcome. Sheri L. Williamson is a naturalist, ornithologist, conservationist, writer, speaker, artist, and author of A Field Guide to Hummingbirds of North America in the Peterson Field Guide Series.

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In North America, hummingbirds tend to spend the winter months in central America or Mexico, and they will not start to migrate until around the month of February.

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The Hummingbirds of North America, Second Edition Summary Swift and iridescent, hummingbirds are found only in the New World, and encompass an amazing variety of specializations. No other family of birds can lay claim to so many superlatives, including smallest size, most rapid wingbeat, and most specialized plumages.

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The middle segment has been transformed. There are 20 hummingbird species that regularly visit the United States and Canada, and while only a few of them regularly breed north of Mexico, vagrant sightings are always possible and knowing how to distinguish between similar species is useful.

While some of these hummingbirds are unique and distinctive, others are very similar and can only be told apart by one or two definitive clues.

Covering 31 North American species, with more than color photos and 33 maps, this is the most comprehensive field guide to hummingbirds. Introductory chapters cover the natural history of hummingbirds, ways to attract and feed them, and major hot spots in the United States and Canada for observing these fascinating : HMH Books.

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Indeed, of the sixteen species of hummingbirds resident in North America, all but one either nest in or migrate through the region. Paul A. Johnsgard’s Hummingbirds of North America is the only book devoted to the identification, distribution, and biology — both individual and comparative — of all hummingbirds that breed in North America.

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Book: All Authors / Contributors: Paul A Johnsgard. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description. The book called "The Complete Birds of North America", is a book recommended to be part of any birders library. This book covers all the native and vagrant species of birds seen on the North American Continent.

It provides information on all the birds listed on the ABA bird list. Hummingbirds are found only in the New World and encompass a variety of specializations. This volume covers the identification, distribution and biology of the hummingbirds of North America. It includes 25 Mexican species.

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Hummingbird by Nicola Davies, illustrated by Jane Ray. PICTURE BOOK/NON-FICTION. Candlewick Press, $ BUYING ADVISORY: EL(K-3) - OPTIONAL AUDIENCE APPEAL: AVERAGE Ruby-throated hummingbirds make an incredible journey every year from Central America up into the far reaches of North America.

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