The National Geographic Guide to Birding in North America

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The National Geographic Guide to Birding in North America

2017

Birding offers direct contact with one of our primary treasures of wildlife. Learn core elements of birding and methods for observing birds in the field. You'll also take a panoramic look at the bird species of North America,...

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James Currie

In This Series

Birding Basics: Bird Origins and Taxonomy
Episode 1
Birding Basics: Bird Origins and Taxonomy
Basic Bird Anatomy
Episode 2
Basic Bird Anatomy
Size, Shape, and Color as Birding Tools
Episode 3
Size, Shape, and Color as Birding Tools
Bird Distribution, Status, and Endemism
Episode 4
Bird Distribution, Status, and Endemism
Habitat and Season as Birding Tools
Episode 5
Habitat and Season as Birding Tools
Introduction to Birding Optics
Episode 6
Introduction to Birding Optics
Tactics for Better Birding
Episode 7
Tactics for Better Birding
Using Bird Behavior to Identify Birds
Episode 8
Using Bird Behavior to Identify Birds
Understanding Variations in Plumage
Episode 9
Understanding Variations in Plumage
Birding by Ear
Episode 10
Birding by Ear
Essentials of Bird Migration
Episode 11
Essentials of Bird Migration
Birding at Night
Episode 12
Birding at Night
Pelagic Birding
Episode 13
Pelagic Birding
Waterbirds, Shorebirds, and Game Birds
Episode 14
Waterbirds, Shorebirds, and Game Birds
Diurnal Raptors
Episode 15
Diurnal Raptors
From Doves to Kingfishers
Episode 16
From Doves to Kingfishers
Passerines: From Flycatchers to Thrushes
Episode 17
Passerines: From Flycatchers to Thrushes
Passerines: From Thrashers to Warblers
Episode 18
Passerines: From Thrashers to Warblers
Passerines: From Tanagers to Finches
Episode 19
Passerines: From Tanagers to Finches
Photography for Birders
Episode 20
Photography for Birders
Birding Sites in Eastern North America
Episode 21
Birding Sites in Eastern North America
Birding Sites in Western North America
Episode 22
Birding Sites in Western North America
Birds and People
Episode 23
Birds and People
Birding Ethics and Conservation
Episode 24
Birding Ethics and Conservation