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Author Howell, Steve N. G., author.

Title Rare birds of North America / Steve N.G. Howell, Ian Lewington, and Will Russell.

Publication Info. Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    598.168 HOW    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    598.097 HOW    Available
Description xviii, 428 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
cartographic image cri rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 411-423) and index.
Contents What is a 'rare bird' - and when and whence? -- Migration and vagrancy in birds -- Where do North American vagrants come from? -- Topography, molt, and aging -- Waterfowl -- Sungrebes -- Alcids -- Pelagic seabirds -- Gulls and terns -- Shorebirds -- Wading birds -- Raptors and owls -- Larger landbirds -- Aerial landbirds -- Songbirds-- Appendix A. Species new to North America, fall 2011-summer 2012 -- Appendix B. Species of hypothetical occurrence -- Appendix C. Birds new to North America, 1950-2011.
Subject Rare birds -- North America -- Identification.
Rare birds -- North America -- Geographical distribution.
Added Author Lewington, Ian, author.
Russell, Will (Ornithologist) (Will Conor), 1941- author.
ISBN 9780691117966

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