The Songbirds Bible.The Songbirds Bible
Noble S. Proctor Ph.D.
Ronnie Sellers Productions
81 West Commercial Street, Portland, ME 04101
1569065969 $19.95 www.rsvp.com
An essential birdwatcher bird watcher or bird·watch·er also bird-watch·er
A person who observes and identifies birds in their natural surroundings.
bird watching n. reference manual, THE SONGBIRDS BIBLE: A VISUAL DICTIONARY OF 100 OF THE MOST POPULAR SONGBIRDS IN NORTH AMERICA North America, third largest continent (1990 est. pop. 365,000,000), c.9,400,000 sq mi (24,346,000 sq km), the northern of the two continents of the Western Hemisphere. comes with a free cd of birdsong birdsong. Song, call notes, and certain mechanical sounds constitute the language of birds. Song is produced in the syrinx, whose firm walls are derived from the rings of the trachea, and is modified by the larynx and tongue. , large-size bird paintings capturing each bird's coloring and plumage plumage, of birds: see feathers. , and tips on origin, behavior, feeding and more. Small maps show distribution areas at a glance while sidebars of song notes and behavior and habitat make for quick at-a-glance information. Invaluable tips on how to attract each bird make for an especially revealing survey.