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Field Guides for Birders

Y'all know I'm a bit of a bird geek. Here are the field guides that I like best and that are often in stock at Sunrise Books. --Angel

Peterson Field Guide to Birds of Eastern & Central North America, Seventh Edition (Peterson Field Guides) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781328771438
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - October 13th, 2020

Angel's personal favorite. Each edition gets more user-friendly. I started with a battered, thrift-store 4th edition and I still have it!


AMNH Birds of North America Eastern Cover Image
By DK
$18.99
ISBN: 9780744027365
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Published: DK - February 2nd, 2021

I normally prefer drawings to pictures, but the photography in this one is amazing. It's a really fun one to just flip through. Each page has room for recording sightings, too. 


Birds of the Southeast (Adventure Quick Guides) Cover Image
$9.45
ISBN: 9781591934080
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Published: Adventure Publications - January 29th, 2014

This is perfect for the beginner. The birds are grouped by color, and the spiral binding makes it easy to flip through quickly.


The New Stokes Field Guide to Birds: Eastern Region Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316213936
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - March 26th, 2013

Birds of the Carolinas Field Guide (Bird Identification Guides) Cover Image
$16.10
ISBN: 9781647550684
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Adventure Publications - September 29th, 2020

This is a great, pocket-sized guide for local bird-warching. I try to keep these in stock. $16.95.


National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America, 7th Edition Cover Image
$28.49
ISBN: 9781426218354
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Published: National Geographic - September 12th, 2017

Stokes Beginner's Guide to Birds: Eastern Region Cover Image
$10.44
ISBN: 9780316818117
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - October 1st, 1996

National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds--E: Eastern Region - Revised Edition (National Audubon Society Field Guides) Cover Image
$22.75
ISBN: 9780679428527
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Knopf - September 27th, 1994

National Geographic Kids Bird Guide of North America, Second Edition Cover Image
Email for price
ISBN: 9781426330735
Availability: Backordered
Published: National Geographic Kids - March 6th, 2018

National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Birds of North America, 2nd Edition Cover Image
$20.89
ISBN: 9781426220623
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: National Geographic - October 15th, 2019