Celebrate the Birds of the Bay State

Author: Wayne R. Petersen

Photographer: Brian E. Small

From the rolling Berkshire Mountains and river valleys of the west to the coastal eastern plains, dunes, and scrub forests of Cape Cod, Massachusetts is a birder’s paradise. Nearly 500 species have been recorded in the Bay State making it one of the “birdiest” places in the nation. Massachusetts is rich in protected and preserved habitats, including 15 national parks and 143 state parks. Written by expert birder Wayne R. Petersen and filled with crisp, gorgeous color photography by Brian E. Small, the American Birding Association Field Guide to Birds of Massachusetts is the perfect companion for anyone learning more about the natural history and diversity of the commonwealth’s birds and when and where to see them.

  • 431 beautiful color photographs featuring 248 bird species in natural habitats
  • Clear and concise introduction, identification, and habitat, and birdsong text
  • Tips on when and where to see species
  • Organized by type of bird from waterfowl to finches
  • Table of birding sites and habitats
  • Complete state bird checklist, detailed state map, index, and quick index
  • Publisher: Scott & Nix, Inc.