Woodpeckers of North America

Woodpeckers of North America

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A complete guide to the natural history, ecology, and conservation of North America's 23 woodpecker species.

From the iconic Woody Woodpecker to the ubiquitous Northern Flicker, woodpeckers have long captivated our attention. Their astonishing anatomy makes them one of the most specialized bird families in the world, and their keystone ecological roles in our forests and woodlands makes them some of the most important birds on the continent.

This comprehensive and authoritative guide to the natural history, ecology, and conservation of North America's 23 woodpecker species goes far beyond identification. It explores their unique anatomy and their fascinating and often comical behaviors; it covers each species' North American conservation status; and it showcases over 250 stunning photographs of woodpeckers in their natural habitats, plus easy-to-read figures and range maps. This reference guide is an essential addition to every birder's library.
Published: Boston :, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,, 2016.
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9780618739950
0618739955
Branch Call Number: 598.7209 SHU
Characteristics: xi, 298 pages :,illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ;,26 cm.

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