On Our Shelves Now
With more than 15,000 interior lakes and bordering both Lake Superior to the north and Lake Michigan to the east, Wisconsin is famous as a place to observe waterbirds of all types. It also has expansive forested areas, plains, and farmlands providing ideal habitats for hummingbirds, raptors, warblers, sparrows and more. And with nine national wildlife refuges, two national parks, and more than three million acres of IBAs (Important Bird Areas), Wisconsin is truly a great state for birds and birders. Written by expert Wisconsin birder Charles Hagner and filled with gorgeous color images by Brian E. Small, the American Birding Association Field Guide to Birds of Wisconsin is the perfect companion for anyone wanting to learn more about the natural history and diversity of the state’s birds and when and where to see them.
About the Author
Charles Hagner is the state director of Bird City Wisconsin, the board chair of the Western Great Lakes Bird and Bat Observatory, and a member of the Steering Committee of the Wisconsin Bird Conservation Initiative. He was also Editor-in-Chief of BirdWatching magazine, which he joined after a successful career at Time Life Books. Brian E. Small has been a professional bird and nature photographer for more than twenty-five years, serving as the photo editor at Birding magazine for fifteen.