The Art of Bird Identification

A Straightforward Approach to Putting a Name to the Bird


Book Description

  • How to get good, then better, then even better at identifying birds in the field-and have fun doing it
  • A straightforward approach from Pete Dunne, one of the country's top birders and birding instructors, written in his distinctive style
  • Includes descriptive information for 75 bird groups to help get the ID process off on the right foot
  • Practical, expert advice and entertaining in-the-field examples of birding successes and common mistakes
  • About the Author

    Pete Dunne is the author of a dozen birding books, including Pete Dunne's Essential Field Guide Companion, The Art of Bird Identification, The Feather Quest, and Tales of a Low-Rent Birder. Birding ambassador with the New Jersey Audubon Society's Cape May Bird Observatory, he has written articles for virtually every birding magazine and for the New York Times. He lives in Cumberland County, New Jersey.

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