by Roger Tory Peterson, 2020. Paperback, 480 pages.
For decades, the Peterson Field Guide to Birds of Western North America has been a popular and trusted guide for birders of all levels, thanks to its famous system of identification and unparalleled illustrations. This Spring 2020 updated edition features updated text and range maps, and art updated to reflect current knowledge in ornithology. Now that the American Birding Association has expanded its species checklist to include Hawaii, this guide includes 25 all-new plates covering the birds of Hawaii.
About the Author
Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world’s greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars.