Know Your Bird Sounds

Songs and Calls of Birds of the Countryside

Book Description

  • Each book includes an hour-long CD with sounds for 35+ species
  • How to identify species by ear with text that provides helpful mnemonics for each sound plus when and how each call or song is used
  • Information on physical characteristics and life history of each species

    These superb collections of field recordings and descriptions offer unparalleled access to the sounds and calls of numerous popular and less well known birds and amphibians. Each book and CD provides an introduction to the sound repertoire of species living in eastern and central North America--a variety of calls from each species are included, along with an in-depth description and explanation of their significance. In addition to color photographs of the most common species, the text offers a fascinating look at the science of avian and amphibian calls, making these guides indispensable aids for the outdoor enthusiast.

    Birds covered in this volume: American Goldfinch - Eastern Meadowlark - Northern Bobwhite - Killdeer - Barn Swallow - Indigo Bunting - Yellow Warbler - Eastern Towhee - Canada Goose - Mallard - Spotted Sandpiper - Tree Swallow - Marsh Wren - Common Yellowthroat - Red-winged Blackbird - Barred Owl - Great Horned Owl - Downy Woodpecker - Hairy Woodpecker - Pileated Woodpecker - Great-crested Flycatcher - Eastern Wood-Pewee - Wood Thrush - Rose-breasted Grosbeak - Scarlet Tanager - Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - Hermit Thrush - Dark-eyed Junco - Common Raven - Common Loon - Least Tern - Herring Gull - Clapper Rail - Willet

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