Alaska Birds: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Species (Paperback)

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By James Kavanagh, Raymond Leung (Illustrator)
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Description


The Last Frontier State is the permanent or migratory home of 493 species of birds, including the state bird - the willow ptarmigan and the bird with the longest migration route in the world, the artic tern, who winters in the Antarctic (2,200 miles each way). This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species and includes an ecoregion map featuring prominent bird-viewing areas. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by visitors and residents alike. Made in the USA.

About the Author


Zoologist Jim Kavanagh has made a career out of introducing novices to plants, animals, the sciences and world cultures. In addition to creating over 500 simplified nature guides, he has also authored guides to languages, cities and outdoor skills. An avid traveler and backpacker, Kavanagh's path has taken him around the world to many remote destinations including the upper Amazon, Africa, Australia, and the Arctic Circle (and this is just the As). He is also the author of a series of state-specific guides to common species and natural attractions and a children's book on evolution.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781583551226
Publisher: Waterford Press
Publication Date: March 1st, 2001
Pages: 1