Wednesday, August 7, 2013
Warbler Guy, do you have a list of birding resources to share (books, audio/video/slides/bird song-call recording equipment)? Can you post a link to a handout that features bird watching books, bird watching guides, bird watching videos, tapes, and CDs, etc.?
(my seven-year-old wood-warbler blog)
(my Merritt College blog)
Audubon Society Encyclopedia of North American Birds, John K. Terres,
Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1980
The Birder's Handbook, Paul R. Ehrlich, David S. Dobbins, Darryl Wheye, Simon & Schuster, 1988
Birds of North America: A Guide to Field Identification, Chandler S. Robbins, Bertel Bruun, Herbert S. Zim, Golden Press, New York, 1966
(The only field guide I’ve seen that features “sonogram” charts that
show the frequency range and song progression for birds.)
Field Guide to the Birds of North America, Nat. Geographic Society, 6th edition
Ornithology, Frank B. Gill, WH Freeman and Co.
Sibley Guide to Birds, David Allen Sibley, Alfred A. Knopf, New York
Sibley Guide to Bird Life & Behavior, David Allen Sibley, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 2001
Warblers, Jon Dunn and Kimball Garrett, The Peterson Field Guide Series, Houghton Mifflin Company, New York, 1997.
Warblers of Ontario, Chris G. Earley, Point Pelee Nature Series, Lithosphere Press, 1999
(The) Warbler Guide, Tom Stephenson and Scott Whittle, Princeton Univ. Press, 2013
(Note: Different published versions: "Eastern Central" and "Western")
Recording equipment, Full Compass Inc., Madison, WI
(speak to Sheldon Allen, firstname.lastname@example.org, 800/356-5844 x1132)
Slides of birds, VIDEO, email@example.com (Slides cost $2.95 each)
Watching Warblers (video), M. Male and J. Fieth, Blue Earth Films, 1996
Note: Many of these resources are available through the American Birding Association’s “Birder’s Catalog,” 800/634-7736; americanbirding.org or Buteo Books, 800/722-2460. Cheapest prices are usually obtained through www.addall.com or www.abebooks.com