Posts Tagged ‘hummingbirds’

My review of Hummingbirds: Volume 1, by John C. Arvin, is now up on the American Birding Association blog.
Hummingbirds: Volume 1 (North America, Central America & Caribbean) by John C. Arvin From Gorgas Science Foundation: As the distinguished ornithologist Alfred Newton noted in 1881, “There is hardly a precious stone ruby, amethyst, sapphire, emerald, or topaz the name of which may not fitly, and without any exaggeration, be employed in regard to hummingbirds.” […]

by George C. West

A nice ID guide to hummingbirds for birders and banders.

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North American Hummingbirds: An Identification Guide by George C. West From University of New Mexico Press: Designed to help birders and banders identify, age, and sex all seventeen species of hummingbirds found in North America, this is the only identification guide devoted entirely to hummingbirds that includes up-close, easy-to-use illustrations. It also provides information on […]
From Florida to Hawaii to New Guinea; hummingbirds to kestrels; checklists to novels – there’s something in January’s reviews for everyone. American Birding Association Field Guide to Birds of Florida and Colorado 10,000 Birds Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World, Volume 1 Non-passerines Wildlife Activist American Kestrel: Pint-sized Predator The Well-read Naturalist Birds […]

by Ronald Orenstein; Photography by Michael and Patricia Fogden

A celebration of hummingbirds’ uniqueness, both in words and images.

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Hummingbirds by Ronald I. Orenstein, with photographs by Michael and Patricia Fogden From Firefly Books: A comprehensive natural history of nature’s smallest bird species. The tiny hummingbird has long been a source of fascination for birdwatchers and naturalists alike. They number 300 species and Ronald Orenstein has a passion for all of them. Hummingbirds are […]

A surprising DVD from the National Audubon Society, this guide would be a great help in hummingbird identification.

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by Michael and Patricia Fogden

What a wonderful and beautiful book! Very highly recommended to birders everywhere.

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