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Ornithology - Selected Library Resources: Field Guides & Map & Other Reference Works

This guide identifies reference works, other library resources, key classic books and major Internet sites for studies on birds.

Map of Selected Bird Field Guides from Yale University Library & Yale Ornithology Library

Field Guides to Birds and Other Reference Books

Birds: An Illustrated Field Guide to the Birds of Singapore 1997 location

Birrds in Japan: A Field Guide 1982 location

Birds of Argentina and Uruguay: A Field guide 2003 location 

Birds of Seychelles and the Outlying Islands 1986 location  

Birds of the Indian Subcontinent: A Field Guide 2011 location 

Birds of Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao: A Site and Field Guide online 2017

Birds of Nicaragua: A Field Guide 2018 location 

Birds of Trinidad and Tobago 2019 location 

Endemic Birds of Cuba: A Comprehensive Field Guide 2015 location 

Field Guide To Birds of Puget Sound 1952 location 

Field Guide To Birds of Russia and Adjacent Territories 1989 location 

Field Guide To Birds of the Northern California Coast online 2014

Field Guide To the Birds of Brazil online 2009

Field Guide To the Birds of Colombia 2014 2nd ed. location 2010 1st ed. location 

Field Guide To the Birds of Galapagos 1974 location 

Field Guide To the Birds of New Zealand 1997 location 

Field Guide To the Birds of Thailand 2004 new ed. location 

Field Guide To the Neighborhood Birds of New York City 2015 location 

Book of Eggs: a lifesize guide to the eggs of six hundred of the world's bird species 2014 location 

Smithsonian Field Guide to the Birds of North America 2008 location 

Ornithologist's Dictionary 2007 location 

Kaufman Field Guide to Advanced Birding: understanding what you see and hear 2011 location 

Birds of North America 2009 accompanied by a bird song DVD location 

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia 17 volume set, 2nd edition 2003 print ed. location volumes 8-11 are on Birds

Clements Checklist of Birds of the World 6th ed. 2007 location 

Extinct Birds 2001 location 

National Geographic Complete Birds of North America 2006 location 

RSPB Handbook of British Birds 2014 location 

Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Western North America 2003 location 

Raptors: a field guide for surveys and monitoring 2009 location 

Birds of Panama: a field guide 2010 location 

Birds of Costa Rica: a field guide 2010

Field Guide to Birds of the Palearctic: non-passerines 2009 location 

Field Guide to the Birds of East Asia: eastern China, Taiwan, Korea, Japan and eastern Russia - Marx Library QL691 A1 B73 2009 (LC) online edition is 2010

A Field Guide to the Southeast Coast & Gulf of Mexico: coastal habitats, seabirds, marine mammals, fish, & other wildlife 2011 location 

Complete Photographic Field Guide: birds of Southern Africa 2009 location 

Field Guide to Australian Birds 2 volumes 2009 location 

Sibley Guide to Bird Life & Behavior 2001 location 

Sibley Guide to Birds 2nd ed. 2014 location 

Distribution and Taxonomy of Birds of the World by Sibley and Monroe, Yale University Press 1990 location  

International Field Guides - Searchable database that encompasses A Guide to Field Guides: identifying the natural history of North America - by Diane Schmidt, 1999 with its companion web site, covers 1359 field guides to animals, plants and other objects.

In the Field, Among the Feathered: a history of birders and their guides by Thomas R. Dunlap 2011 paper ed. location Illustrated with reprinted plates from many field guides.

Australian Bird Names: a complete guide by Ian Fraser and Jeannie Gray 2013 location 

Crossley ID Guide: Raptors by Richard Crossley, Jerry Liguori, and Brian Sullivan 2013 location  

New Stokes Field Guide to Birds: Western Region by Donald and Lillian Stokes 2013 location 

New Stokes Field Guide to Birds: Eastern Region by Donald and Lillian Stokes 2013 location 

National Geographic Pocket Guide to the Birds of North America 2013 location 

Birds of the Mascarene Islands 2012 location 

Hummingbirds: a life-size guide to every species 2014 location 

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