The Warblers of North America Author:Frank M. Chapman Thirty-seven leading naturalists, among them William Brewster, A. F, Ganier, E. H. Forbush, and Gerald Thayer, contributed personal observations and notes (many of them never before published)to Frank Chapman's classic study of the 55 species and 19 sub-species of Warblers that have been found in America north of Mexico. These contributions have... more » given the book a lasting charm and value that have made it uncommonly durable for a nature book and the finest of the many books on this bird family.
An introductory section summarizes the general characteristics, distribution, plumage, migration, habits, songs, feeding and nesting habits of the Warbler. Then individual life histories provide full details on migration routes and dates, habitat, size and color, eggs, etc. for each species. Includes 24 plates with drawings by Louis Agassiz Fuertes and Bruce Horsfall to illustrate every species as well as 128 black-and-white photographs of eggs and nests in natural sites. This book is an unaltered, unabridged republication of the 3rd (1917) edition.« less