The Peterson First Guide to Birds features:
188 common and conspicious birds of North America
Full-color illustrations and a clear, precise description of each bird
The Peterson Identification System, which uses arrows on the illustrations and italics in the descriptions to show you exactly what to look forory Peterson, one of the worlds greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars. These editions include updated material by Michael OBrien, Paul Lehman, Bill Thompson III, Michael DiGiorgio, Larry Rosche, and Jeffrey A. Gordon.