The guide once published on five VHS videos is now available on two DVDs. Beautiful moving footage and stills, bird calls and sounds, annotated visuals, authoritative narration and range maps help users quickly and precisely locate any of 247 bird species on DVD I and 258 species on DVD II at the touch of a button. Each DVD comes with a full color 64-page mini field guide to all the birds on both DVDs, a beautiful complement to the programs, and a handy book to bring out into the field.
Contents of DVD I: 247 birds including Loons; Grebes; Pelicans and their allies; Swans, Ducks and Geese including Dabbling Ducks, Bay Ducks, Sea Ducks, Mergansers, Whistling-Ducks and others; Vultures, Hawks and Falcons covering Eagles, Kites, Accipiters, Buteos, Caracaras and others; Chicken-like (or Scratching) Birds which include Turkey, Quail, Grouse, Prairie-Chickens, Pheasant, Ptarmigan and others; Wading birds, covering Spoonbill, Woodstork, Egrets, Herons, Bitterns, Ibises, Limpkin, and Cranes; Rails; Shorebirds, including Plovers, Sandpipers, Curlews, Phalaropes, Turnstones, Oystercatchers, Avocet, and many others; Gulls and Jaegers; Terns; Alcids, which include puffins, auks, Murres and Guillemots; Owls; and Kingfishers.
Contents of DVD II: 258 birds including Pigeons and Doves; Cuckoos and Anis; Nightjars; Hummingbirds and Swifts; Elegant Trogon; Woodpeckers; Flycatchers; Horned Lark; Swallows; Crows, Jays and Magpies; Chickadees and Titmice; Verdin; Bushtit; Nuthatches; Brown Creeper; Wrens; American Dipper; Kinglets and Gnatcatchers; Bluebirds, Robins and other Thrushes; Wrentit; Mimic Thrushes; Water Pipit; Waxwings; Shrikes; Phainopepla; Vireos; Warblers; Blackbirds and Orioles; Tanagers; and Grosbeaks, Buntings, Towhees, Sparrows, Juncos, Longspurs, and Finches.