Birds of the Great
A Guide to Common and Notable Species
The Quick Reference Guide to The Great Lakes is a quick and easy to use,
light-weight, durable, all-weather field guide to the inspiring, incredibly
varied and colorful birdlife inhabiting the six beautiful states surrounding the
United States’ phenomenal Great Lakes (Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois,
Indiana, and Ohio). And for those with wander lust on either side of the
international border, this guide can easily do double-duty in adjacent Canada,
Stunning digital photographs depict 130 species of common and notable birds,
enabling users to identify nearly every bird they encounter—day or night—within
the guide’s impressive area of coverage.
Designed to satisfy the needs of birders of all interest levels—but
especially beginning and intermediate users trying to “make sense of it
all”—this beautiful and amazingly informative six-fold guide will be an
indispensable companion for visitors and residents alike on all outings in the
Whether you’re seeking the flurries of migratory ducks, geese, swans (two
species no less) and Sandhill Cranes in Wisconsin and Minnesota; on a quest to
set sight of a Kirtland’s Warbler in Peninsular Michigan; chasing spring
migrants in Illinois, Indiana or Ohio; birding the region’s far-flung
constellation of national parks; or combining birding with sightseeing or
business at any season, you’ll be glad to have this booklet.
This affordable guide will serve as a lasting memento of any Great Lakes trip
and will conveniently fit into any daypack, pocket or glove-compartment,
facilitating easy field identification—whether in a Chicago garden, on a family
vacation, or a serious birding trip visiting all the best birding hot spots in a
six state area. Author: Greg R. Homel
Dimensions: .10" x 4" x 9"
About Quick Reference
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- We take pride in the presentation and easy access of our
product. designed to fit in your pocket or backpack. QRP guides are laminated,
waterproof and durable so you can take them anywhere you want to go!
Our photographers and their breath-taking images - We have
assembled some of the worlds finest nature photographers who have dedicated
their lives to re.cording and capturing these indigenous species in their
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All our guides are written to be scientifically accurate and we maintain that
they should be easy to read and understand to make them accessible to
Our mission is to create pocket-size, waterproof, quick reference guides
that are easy-to-use and scientifically accurate in each subject of nature. What
makes Quick Reference guides stand out is our team of expert photographers,
illustrators and naturalists. All of our guides are custom designed to best
represent the flora or fauna of each specific geographic region.
We strive to honor nature by printing every Quick Reference Guide
using paper from certified managed forests with recycled content and soy
inks. All guides are printed in the USA.