Celebrate the Birds of the Great Lakes State

Author: Allen T. Chartier

Photographer: Brian E. Small

From the green suburbs, farm fields, and parks of the lower peninsula to the subboreal forests of the upper peninsula, to the thousands of miles of shoreline along four of the five Great Lakes, Michigan has it all for birds and for birders. The American Birding Association Field Guide to Birds of Michigan covers 300 species with over 550 color images of birds in nature along with detailed identification text including preferred habitats, behaviors, vocalizations, and when and where to see them. Written by expert Michigan birder Allen T. Chartier and filled with gorgeous color images by Brian E. Small, this new guide is the perfect companion for anyone interested in learning more about the natural history and diversity of Michigan’s bird life.

  • 513 beautiful color photographs featuring 300 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.