A photographic field guide with one bird featured per page. Each concise species account includes measurements, scientific name, identification description, voice, behavior, and the habitat it is likely to be found in.
From the green suburbs, farm fields, and parks of the lower peninsula to the subboreal forests of the upper peninsula, to the thousands of miles of shoreline along four of the five Great Lakes, Michigan has it all for birds and for birders. The American Birding Association Field Guide to Birds of Michigan covers 300 species with 513 color photos of birds in nature along with detailed identification text including preferred habitats, behaviors, vocalizations, and when and where to see them. Written by expert Michigan birder Allen T. Chartier and filled with gorgeous color images by Brian E. Small, this new guide is the perfect companion for anyone interested in learning more about the natural history and diversity of Michigan's bird life.
Allen T. Chartier has served several years on the Michigan Bird Records Committee, was a co-editor of A Birder's Guide to Michigan, and was a contributing author for National Geographic. Brian E. Small has been a full-time professional bird and nature photographer for more than 30 years. He served as the photo editor for the American Birding Association's membership magazine Birding for 15 years.