Begin your birding adventure this fall as the birds migrate through our State. We have books for all ages. Get started
with this fun and easy hobby today. Don’t forget to stop by the Youth Room Terrace bird feeder if you want to begin your birding adventure here at the Library.
1001 secrets every birder should know : tips and trivia for the backyard and beyond / Sharon “Birdchick” Stiteler
Offers facts about a variety of birds, including physical characteristics, habitats, and eating habits; and shares identification tips, migration patterns, and birding vacation spots.
National geographic guide to birding hot spots of the United States / Mel White
Pinpoints the best places to view more than four hundred species of birds, utilizing color photographs and maps to identify bird sanctuaries, national and state parks, wildlife refuges, nature trails, and other birding locales.
Sibley’s birding basics / David Allen Sibley
A noted bird painter and author of the Sibley Guide to Bird Life and Behavior offers an easy-to-follow introduction to birding, explaining how to identify various species of birds from their habitats, behaviors, characteristic feathers, and sounds and providing tips on where to look for birds.
National Audubon Society birds of North America : the complete guide to birding–with full-color photographs, updated range maps, and authortative notes on voice, behavior, habitat, nesting, and conservation status.
A result of a collaboration among leading scientists, scholars, taxonomic and field experts, photo editors, and designers, this indispensable reference covers more than 800 species, with over 3,500 full-color photographs of birds in their natural habitat.
National Geographic kids bird guide of North America : the best birding book for kids from National Geographic’s bird experts / by Jonathan Alderfer.
A habitat-organized reference shares profiles of 100 bird species from coast to coast, offering young enthusiasts information about topics ranging from bird calls to behaviors while providing engaging complementary sidebars, range maps and instructions for building birdhouses and bird feeders.
Birds of Michigan : field guide 3rd edition / by Stan Tekiela
Make bird watching even more enjoyable. With Michigan’s best-selling bird guide, field identification is simple and informative. There’s no need to look through dozens of photos of birds that don’t live in your area. This book features 118 species of Michigan birds organized by color for ease of use. Do you see a yellow bird and don’t know what it is? Go to the yellow section to find out. Crisp, stunning full-page photographs present the species as you’ll see them in nature, and a “compare” feature helps you to decide between look-alikes. Plus, Stan Tekiela’s naturalist notes feature fascinating tidbits and facts. So grab Birds of Michigan Field Guide for your next birding adventure—to help ensure that you positively identify the birds that you see.