A classic field guide to these well-loved birds, updated with the latest taxonomical information. Nothing says spring to a birder like seeing the flash of bright plumage as a warbler, recently arrived from its southern wintering grounds, flits from branch to branch, hunting for insects. Eastern North America is home to over 40 species of warblers, and Warblers of Eastern North America is the essential guidebook to identifying and enjoying the huge range of species that live in this area of the continent.
With over 240 crisp, full-color photographs and precise identification notes, Warblers of Eastern North America is indispensable to naturalists, students and birders of all levels of experience. Author and naturalist Chris G. Earley's concise and well-organized text gives the reader pointers on identification - including male and female differences, seasonal plumages, distinctive markings, song descriptions and cheat sheets. The book also features range maps for each described species, charts showing the seasonal status of the warblers, and photographic comparison charts that group similar-looking birds on a single page for quick reference. Here are just a handful of the species profiled in Warblers of Eastern North America:
This new edition of Warblers of Eastern North America, updated for the first time in nearly two decades, features an additional warbler species as well as new taxonomical information and updated scientific names. The book also features all new photographs, lending this new edition of a classic text a fresh look.
Chris G. Earley is the interpretive biologist and education coordinator at the Arboretum, University of Guelph. He is also the author of numerous titles on birds and the natural world, including How to Feed Backyard Birds, 125 Nature Hot Spots in Ontario, Hawks and Owls of Eastern North America and Waterfowl of Eastern North America.