Posts Tagged ‘Peterson guide’

Peterson Field Guide to Bird Sounds of Eastern North America by Nathan Pieplow From Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: The first comprehensive guide to the sounds of eastern North American birds, featuring an innovative visual index that allows readers to quickly look up unfamiliar sounds in the field.​ Bird songs and calls are just as important as […]
Peterson Field Guide to Finding Mammals in North America by Vladimir Dinets From Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: To see a fog shrew, should you go to Muir Woods National Monument? If you’re planning to visit Yellowstone National Park, what animals can you expect to see? When should a photographer visit to get a shot of a […]

by Roger Tory Peterson

This combination of the Peterson guides to Eastern and Western North America has been extensively updated and enhanced. These changes, and the wonderful art, create a guide that is worth checking out.

Read the full review »

Read the full review »

As you can see, the new Peterson guide (in the middle) is significantly larger than the last edition of the eastern regional guide. It even approaches the “large Sibley” in size. Naturally, since this new book covers all the species in North America, you would expect it to be thicker. But the trim size has […]
August of 2008 marks the centennial of the birth of Roger Tory Peterson, one of the 20th century’s most influential people. To commemorate the event, Houghton Mifflin is publishing a new version of Peterson’s field guide to birds, a book whose importance to birding and conservation cannot be overstated. This volume combines the previously separate […]
Publishers seem determined to test the maxim that you can’t have too many field guides. But who am I kidding? If these have new content, then I’ll be getting them! Smithsonian Field Guide to the Birds of North America Ted Floyd May 27, 2008 Details are available from ABA Sales. This sounds very intriguing, especially […]

by Jon Dunn and Kimball Garrett

The best field guide available for North American warblers.

Read the full review »