Finding all the birds in Texas can be a lifetime pursuit. "Basic Texas Birds", an easy-to-use field guide, will help you identify over 180 species of birds that are found across the state, including a selection of the rarer 'Texas specialties' that draw birders to Texas from around the world. These are the birds that form the basis of a birder's life list for Texas."Basic Texas Birds" is organized by bird families to aid in identifying any bird you see in the wild. It is loaded with resources, including: 200 full-color, close-up photos of the birds; state-of-the-art range maps - the most accurate of any currently available - that show each species' distribution within the state; up-to-date species accounts that provide a wealth of current and historical information, including each bird's appearance, habitat, status, and distribution, and that also identify similar species; a glossary of terms used in bird identification *A list of selected readings for learning more about birds found in Texas; and, the Texas Ornithological Society's list of birds documented in Texas. Much more convenient for identifying common birds than a comprehensive state or national field guide, "Basic Texas Birds" is a must-have resource for both beginning and experienced birders.
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