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Introduction I. Divers of Lakes and Bays, Wanderers of Seas and Coasts (plates 1--46) Loons, Grebes, Albatrosses, Fulmars, Shearwaters, Storm Petrels, Tropicbirds, Pelicans, Boobies, Gannets, Cormorants, Darters, Frigatebirds, Herons, Bitterns, Stork, Ibises, Spoonbills, and Flamingos II Waterfowl (plates 47--86) Swans, Geese, and Ducks III Scavengers and Birds of Prey (plates 87--117) Vultures, Kites, Hawks, Eagles, Harriers, Osprey, Caracaras, and Falcons IV Upland Gamebirds and Marsh-dwellers (plates 118--143) Grouse, Ptarmigan, Quails, Turkeys, Cranes, Limpkins, Rails, Gallinules, and Coots V Shorebirds (plates 144--185) Oystercatchers, Stilts, Avocets, Plovers, Sandpipers, and Phalaropes VI Seabirds (plates 186--221) Jaegers, Gulls, Terns, Skimmers, and Auks VII Showy Birds, Nocturnal Hunters, and Superb Aerialists (plates 222--252) Pigeons, Parrots, Cuckoos, Owls, Nightjars, Swifts, and Hummingbirds VIII Gleaners of Forest and Meadow (plates 253--297) Kingfishers, Woodpeckers, Tyrant Flycatchers, Larks, Swallows, Jays, Magpies, Crows, Titmice, and Nuthatches IX Songsters and Mimics (plates 298--327) Dippers, Wrens, Mockingbirds, Thrashers, Gnatcatchers, Kinglets, Pipits, Waxwings, and Shrikes X Woodland Sprites (plates 328--381) Vireos and Warblers XI Flockers and Songbirds (plates 382--435) Meadowlarks, Blackbirds, Orioles, Tanagers, and Finches Concordance Sequence of this edition related to original plate numbers Index of Bird Names

About the Author

Roger Tory Peterson established himself as America's leading ornithologist with his best-selling Field Guide to the Birds. Like Audubon, Peterson received many honorary degrees and awards, including the Presidential Medal of Honor. Virginia Marie Peterson was a scientist and an expert on the environmental effects of oil spills.

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