Christopher S. Smith (Author)
This most comprehensive and detailed full-color pocket field guide includes everything needed to correctly identify 73 species of North American waterfowl and game birds. Chris Smith, a widely-known artist, provides excellent full color illustrations that detail every important aspect of each bird, from grouse and quail to puddle ducks and divers. You will find 23 upland game birds and 50 waterfowl and shore birds with detailed full color illustrations, distribution and flyway maps for each species, as well as thorough descriptions covering special features of identification, habitat, breeding habits, vocalizations, and flock information for waterfowl. Special features of identification are also illustrated, including the wings of each waterfowl species and how to identify between the male and female of game birds and waterfowl. It is printed on water-resistant paper and will fit in you bird vest or waterfowl parka.