Birds of North America: A Photographic Atlas

From the publisher:

A Great Blue Heron, a Wood Duck, a Baltimore Oriole, an Eastern Bluebird or a Belted Kingfisher―which North American bird species is your favorite? In Birds of North America: A Photographic AtlasBruce M. Beehler provides the information and images you need to identify and enjoy each of the 1,144 amazing and diverse bird species recorded in the United States and Canada, including Hawaii and Alaska. Featuring more than 1,200 full-color photographs and illustrations and more than 700 range maps, this comprehensive reference provides both beginners and seasoned birders with important facts about each bird’s ecology, behavior, seasonal movements, nesting biology and conservation status.

Birds of North America gives bird-lovers everything they could ask for: The photographs and illustrations, selected and curated by Brian E. Small, one of America’s most talented nature photographers, depict each species in its most beautiful plumage and natural habitat. The largest, most detailed and most up-to-date range maps available anywhere provide invaluable insider information on the best birding hotspots. And the special sections rounding out the book offer helpful guidance on birding gear, field trip planning, critical resources and conservation issues. This is the book for aspiring and veteran bird enthusiasts alike.