A photographic field guide devoted to identifying the birds of New Jersey. 565 beautiful color photographs featuring birds in natural habitats; Clear and concise introduction, identification, habitat, and birdsong text; Tips on when and where to see each species; Organized by type of bird from waterfowl to finches; Table of excursions and bird-watching through the seasons; Complete bird checklist, detailed state map, index, and quick index; Perfect portable book for beginning to intermediate birders. This guide to the Garden State's birds features 235 bird species in their natural habitats, presented in stunning color photographs complemented by detailed information on their habitats, birdsongs, and tips on when and where to see them. The birds are organized by species for quick reference, and the book includes a complete state bird guide with a bonus directory of birding destinations. American Birding Association State Field Guides
From High Point State Park to Cape May Point, New Jersey is home to an amazing diversity of bird species. More than 375 types of birds nest in the dozens of state parks, forests, and natural areas created by local, state, and national authorities, including the centimeters-long ruby-throated hummingbird and large raptors such as the bald eagle. This is an excellent resource for birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts who want to learn more about New Jersey's natural history and the diversity of its birds.
About the authors: Rick Wright is a professional bird tour leader and a department editor at Birding, the flagship publication of the American Birding Association. A widely published writer and sought-after speaker at birding festivals and conventions, Wright lives in Bloomfield, New Jersey, with his wife, Alison Beringer, and their chocolate lab, Gellert. Brian E. Small is a professional bird and nature photographer with more than 20 years of experience. His father, Dr. Arnold Small, was one of the founding members and a former president of the ABA. He lives in the Los Angeles area.