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Bird Books

There are many beautiful birds in the world. They come in various shapes, colors, and sizes. Looking at birds can be an awe inspiring hobby. When you go bird seeking, it is best to have a field guide with you, or bird books. Bird books are an excellent source for basic referencing of different types of birds. This type of book is filled with an abundance of information about birds and the habitats in which they dwell. Bird books also show pictures of the various birds, and describes each one individually. Acquiring detail for the type of bird you looking for is especially important so you know where and when is the best time to find them. Bird books also give you tips while on your adventure. For one, it says that the best thing to do is have an expert birder with you.
There are different good bird books to invest in, depending on your geographic region. In North America alone, there are many bird books. Investing in all sorts of bird books is an excellent idea. If your budget allows, start with one book. As time goes by, increase your collection. No two books are exactly the same. This gives you increased knowledge, tips, and more information. When you do have more than one bird books, compare the illustrations and descriptions of the same bird. Each book may give a different description of the bird. This way, you get more handy tips. Then when you do get a chance to see the bird, you know exactly what characteristics to find.
One of the least expensive of all of the popular bird books is the Golden Field Guide. Just in one volume, it covers all of the birds in North America. This book is small enough to even fit into you pocket. Range maps are next to the text, and opposite the pictures of the birds. In the National Geographic Society Field Guide, it gives comprehensive descriptions of birds, including birds rare in their species. In western Alaska, and in the Dry Tortugas of Florida, you will find such birds. Because there is so much information found in this book, beginning birders may feel overwhelmed, so it might be best to start off small. Either way, having bird books, when on a bird expedition will definitely come in handy.
 

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