255 pp. Hardcover with dust jacket in very good condition. Edge wear, one minor bumped corner. With 119 photographs including 66 in color. This book is as interesting to read as it is useful for reference. It is both a guide to the identification and range of all familiar American species and a first-hand account of bird behavior, including courting, mating, migration, feeding habits, flight and status. Supplementing the text is a distinguished collection of photographs by some of our best bird photographers. This is a book for everyone who wants to know more about the bird life of North America.