The Sibley Guide to Birds, Second Edition


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The Sibley Guide to Birds is a completely new edition of the most respected field guide to North American birds and now features over 100 new species!

The Sibley Guide to Birds is a best seller for more than a dozen years, and now: the completely revised and updated second edition of the most comprehensive, widely acclaimed bird guide available.
  • Among the revisions that have been made for this second edition:
  • All illustrations are approximately 15%-20% larger than they appeared in the first edition.
  • Every image from the first edition has been re-digitized from the original art.
  • 600 new paintings: including illustrations of 85 rare species and additional aspects of the species included in the original edition.
  • Two-thirds (4,356) of all original art has been revised, providing improved detail, and reflecting new physical and behavioral information.
  • The expanded text includes conservation status, habitat, and tips on finding species in the field.
  • More than 600 updated new maps.
  • Elegant overall new design.
About the author:

DAVID ALLEN SIBLEY is the author and illustrator of the series of successful guides to nature that bear his name, including The Sibley Guide to Birds. He has contributed to Smithsonian, Science, The Wilson Journal of Ornithology, Birding, BirdWatching, and North American Birds, and to The New York Times. He is the recipient of the Roger Tory Peterson Award for Lifetime Achievement from the American Birding Association and the Linnaean Society of New York’s Eisenmann Medal. He lives and birds in Massachusetts.


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The Sibley Guide to Birds, Second Edition

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