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North American Bird Folknames and Names

North American Bird Folknames and Names

Author: James Kedzie Sayre

Published: 1996-04-01

Publisher's Description:

Book Features
  • Over 8,000 names for the 500+ species of birds that breed in and regularly visit North America
  • Each folkname and name is fully indexed
  • 75-page long detailed comprehensive etymology of the three hundred most common bird names
  • six pages of References
  • 294 page paperback, perfect bound
  • color picture of Two Sparrow Hawks featured on the front cover of the book is from a 1903 pen, ink and watercolor drawing



  • Language: English
  • Biogeographical Realm: Nearctic
  • Countries Covered: Canada, United States
  • Families Covered:

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  • Publisher: Bottlebrush Press
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  • Country: United States

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  • Date Published: 31 Mar 1996
  • ISBN-10: 0964503905
  • ISBN-13: 9780964503908