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Great birding in the Great Lakes

a guide to the 50 best birdwatching sites in the Great Lakes states

by Tom Powers

  • 367 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Walloon Press in Flint, Mich .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Lake States
    • Subjects:
    • Bird watching -- Lake States -- Guidebooks.,
    • Birding sites -- Lake States -- Guidebooks.,
    • Lake States -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Tom Powers ; illustrated by Timm E. Rye.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL683.L285 P69 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 183 p. :
      Number of Pages183
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL494093M
      ISBN 100966006801
      LC Control Number98226821
      OCLC/WorldCa38556216

      The five Great Lakes – Erie, Huron, Michigan, Ontario, and Superior – contain about 20% of the world’s fresh water. Learning more about this unique area will help you to appreciate your time at Lake Erie. Lake Erie is one of the five Great Lakes, bordering New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, and Ontario.   Great blue heron (Ardea Herodias) - The great blue heron is a large wading bird common to freshwater wetland habitats throughout North American, including the Great Lakes. Great blue herons have a long, sharp bill that they use to capture a variety of small prey animals such as fish, crustaceans, insects, rodents, amphibians, reptiles, and : Laura Klappenbach.


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If Great Birding in the Great Lakes is any indication, Walloon will be soaring like an eagle in short order. He brings to the subject a passion developed as a backyard birder, keen curiosity, enthusiasm for the hunt, wisdom to seek advice from more experienced hands and the grit to travel thousands of miles to check out the best birding sites in the Great lakes Region.4/5(2).

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Reviewed in the United States on Janu Verified Purchase. This arrived on time and in perfect condition. It packs a lot of information into a compact and lightweight format. I took it to the annual birding festival at Magee Marsh in Ohio and used it every day to learn the birds.4/5(2).

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Each featured species includes a short description of their physical features, body and wingspan measurements, and preferred habitats. The status of each species, including seasonal frequency, resident or 5/5(1).

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