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On Our Website: Video Podcasts!

Richly illustrated with paintings, photographs, and sound recordings of featured birds, these video podcasts are an entertaining and educational supplement to the Peterson Field Guide to Birds of North America. You may view and download three hours of podcasts from our web site. Choose from the cateogries below:

Family Overviews Species Profiles Biography Tutorials

A Field Guide to Eastern Birds' Nests: United States east of the Mississippi River

Hal H. Harrison
Mada Harrison (Guest Editor)
Ned Smith (Illustrated by)

Covers nests and eggs of 285 species of birds found east of the Mississippi River. Includes 222 color photographs.

A Field Guide to Feeder Birds: Eastern and Central North America

Covers 124 species of birds. Includes 34 color plates with multiple illustrations.

A Field Guide to Hawks of North America:

Covers all 39 species of North American hawks and diurnal raptors. Includes 40 color plates with multiple illustrations.

A Field Guide to Hummingbirds of North America:

Covers 31 North American species. Includes more than 220 color photographs.

A Field Guide to Warblers of North America:

Covers 60 species in detail. Includes 32 plates with multiple illustrations.

A Field Guide to the Birds of Eastern and Central North America: Large Format Edition

Covers more than 400 species. Includes over 125 color plates with multiple "large format" illustrations.

Introducing the founder of our field guide series:
Roger Tory Peterson

Roger Tory Peterson, the artist, the photographer, the writer, the guide who turned the skies into a cathedral for the worship of living things ... [is] one of America's most talented men.

- PETER JENNINGS, ABC World News Tonight, recognizing Roger Tory Peterson as Person of the Week.

Learn More About Roger Tory Peterson