Birdwatching -- Virginia

The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America

By David Allen Sibley

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One of the newer field guides, this one has lovely illustrations and maps all on the same page for ease of use. It also shows birds in different poses - very helpful! It is a bit heavy to carry in the field, but the quality is worth the weight! The library also owns his guide to birds of Western North America.

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Peterson Field Guide to Birds of North America

By Roger Tory Peterson and Virginia Marie Peterson

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"In celebration of the centennial of Roger Tory Peterson's birth comes a historic collaboration among renowned birding experts and artists to preserve and enhance the Peterson legacy. This new book combines the Peterson Field Guide to Eastern Birds and the Peterson Field Guide to Western Birds in one volume, filled with accessible, concise information and including almost three hours of video podcasts to make bird watching even easier."

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A Birder's Guide to Virginia

By David W. Johnston

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Beginning birders often start by checking out their own neighborhoods. Most states will have their own guides, and this is an excellent one for our library's patrons.

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