Publisher: Princeton University Press, 2023.
Status: Not yet published, publication scheduled for October 2023. Available for preorder.
Established in 1872, Yellowstone National Park is the oldest and arguably the most famous national park in North America, attracting millions of visitors each year. While many come to the park for its recreational activities, the wildlife of Yellowstone is just as alluring. This book brings together more than 30 leading experts to provide the first comprehensive survey of the natural history, science, and conservation of birds in Yellowstone. Covering most bird species breeding within the great park as well as the many migrants that pass through, Yellowstone’s Birds is a scientific tour de force and an essential resource for visitors to Yellowstone and bird lovers everywhere.
Tallies more than 200 species, including migrants
Describes the natural history, status, and latest science on the birds of Yellowstone
Features fact-filled, easy-to-read chapters, informative sidebar essays, maps, infographics, and photos that present current science in an easily understood way
Accompanied by videos by award-winning cinematographer Bob Landis
Draws on a wealth of data on Yellowstone’s birds collected over many decades
With contributions by many of today’s leading bird experts, this is a long-overdue survey of Yellowstone’s breathtaking avian fauna.