A Field Guide to the Birds Eastern Land and Water Birds by Roger Peterson 1947 Part of the Peterson Guide Series Houghton Miffin Company

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Immerse yourself in the world of ornithology with the 1947 edition of A Field Guide to the Birds: Eastern Land and Water Birds by renowned naturalist Roger Tory Peterson.

Part of the acclaimed Peterson Guide Series and published by Houghton Mifflin Company, this hardcover book is an essential companion for any bird enthusiast. This guide combines Peterson's signature art style with his innovative identification system, making it an invaluable tool for bird watchers.  It remains a handy reference for exploring the natural beauty of eastern land and water birds.


  • Author: Roger Tory Peterson
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company
  • Series: Peterson Guide Series
  • Year: 1947
  • Format: Hardcover with dust jacket
  • Pages: 229
  • Dimensions: 8x5x1 inches
  • Condition: Wear on dust jacket; writing on the front pages

Four Key Features:

  1. Expert Guidance: Authored by a celebrated naturalist with numerous awards and honors.
  2. Innovative System: Features the Peterson Identification System, revolutionizing bird watching.
  3. Detailed Illustrations: Peterson's art captures the essence of each bird species.
  4. Practical Use: Easy to use with concise descriptions, color plates, and range maps.

    Bird Watcher's Companion:

    This field guide is more than a book; it's a portal to the diverse world of birds. It equips bird watchers, from casual to seasoned, with the knowledge and tools to fully appreciate the splendors of Eastern land and water birds.

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