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DuPage Birding Club Lending Library

The following birding books, audios and videos are available for use by DBC members. While many materials are available at every meeting, if there is a resource from this list that you would like to reserve or view, please contact the lending library team JSmith@DuPageBirding.org and mention the title you would like made available at the next meeting.

Books – Field Guides, Bird Families

 

Peterson’s Guide to Bird Nests (Harrison, 1975)

Seabirds of the World (Harrison, 1996)

Shorebirds of the Pacific Northwest (Paulson, 1993)

North American Raptors (Wheeler, 1995)

Sibley's Birding Basics (David Allen Sibley)

Birds if the Grand Teton National Park (Rayes, 1984)

 

 

Books - Miscellaneous

The Verb ’To Bird’ (Cashwell, 2003)

My Life as a Birder (Davidson, 2007)

The Grail Bird (Gallagher, 2005)

To See Every Bird on Earth (Koeppel, 2005)

Side Channels (Lerczak, 2011)

Diary of a Left-handed Birder (Nathan, 1996)

Birdscaping in the Midwest (Nowak, 2007)

Bird Traditions of the Lime Village Area (Russel, 2003)

Living on the Wind (Weidensaul, 1999)

The Ghost With Trembling Wings (Weidensaul, 2002)

 

For Beginning or Young Birders

Techniques of Birding with Arnold Small –VHS

How to Begin Bird watching (Donald & Lillian Stokes) – VHS

How to Start Watching Birds (Porter) – VHS

Everybody Loves Birds – DVD (for kids)
Includes a digital activity book for coloring, counting, projects & puzzles

 

DVD/Video - General

Birds, Birds, Birds! An Indoor Birdwatching Field Trip (Feith) – DVD

Birds of the Backyard (Harrison) – VHS

A Celebration of Birds (Male & Fieth) – VHS

Life of Birds with David Attenborough – 5 tape series – VHS

Winged Migration (Perrin) – DVD

Quiz Birds, Birding the Hot Spots (Walton & Dodge, 2006) – DVD

Techniques of Birding with Arnold Small – VHS

 

DVD/Video - Regional

AFRICA:

A Nature Safari to Kenya and Northern Tanzania (Knott) – VHS

ALASKA:

Birds of Alaska (Herriott)

ANTARCTICA:

A Spring Expedition to the Falkland Islands and Antarctica (Knott) – VHS

Life in the Freezer (Attenborough) – DVD

March of the Penguins – DVD

ARIZONA:

Chiricahuas, Mountain Island in the Desert (New Mexico State Univ.) – VHS

Birding Southeastern Arizona (Herriott) – VHS

AUSTRALIA:

Land of the Birds – VHS

CANADA:

Churchill and Southern Manitoba (Herriott) – VHS

CENTRAL AMERICA:

Alexander Skutch: Naturalist in the Rainforest (Bullfrog Films) – VHS

At a Bend in a Mexican River (Bax) – VHS

Birds of Costa Rica (Kuehn & Schuler) – VHS

FLORIDA:

Birds of Sanibel (Herriott) – VHS

Rare Birds of Sanibel (Herriott) – VHS

Identifying Florida Birds (Hobe Sound Productions) – VHS

SOUTH AMERICA:

Hooked on Galapagos Birds (Kaminski) – DVD

TEXAS:

Birding Hotspots in Texas (Herriott) – VHS

 

DVD/Video – Bird Families

PENGUINS:

March of the Penguins – DVD

CRANES:

Creatures of the Earth or Tillers of the Soil? (International Crane Foundation) – DVD

GULLS:

The Large Gulls: Adv. Birding Video Series Vol. 1 (Dunn) – VHS and DVD

The Small Gulls: Adv. Birding Video Series Vol. 2 (Dunn) – VHS and DVD

HUMMINGBIRDS:

Hummingbirds of North America (Dunn & Williamson) – VHS

Hooked on Hummingbirds (Kaminski) – see also videos – DVD

Hummingbirds Up Close (Nature Science Network) – VHS

OWLS:

Owls Up Close (National Audubon Society & Nature Science Network) – VHS

RAPTORS (DIURNAL):

Hawks up Close (Nature Science Network) – VHS

Hawk Watch, A Video Guide to Eastern Raptors – DVD

SHOREBIRDS:

Shorebirds of North America (Avian Spectrum) – VHS

An Identification Guide to the World's Calidris Sandpipers (Butler) – VHS

An Identification Guide to the World's Tringa Sandpipers (Butler) – VHS

Shorebirds, A Guide to Shorebirds of Eastern North America – DVD

SPARROWS:

Sparrows & Other Finches (Avian Spectrum) – VHS

Watching Sparrows (Male & Fieth) – see also videos – DVD

WADERS:

Watching Waders (Male & Fieth) – VHS

WARBLERS:

Watching Warblers (Male & Fieth) – VHS

 

DVD/Video - Miscellaneous

Cameramen Who Dared (National Geographic) – VHS

Common Butterflies and Skippers of Eastern North America (Walton & Dodge) – DVD

Eastern Butterflies (Nature Science Network) – VHS

Common Dragonflies and Damselflies of Eastern North America (Walton & Dodge) – DVD

Edens Lost & Found (Chicago Wilderness) – DVD

Landscaping Naturally (Chicago Academy of Sciences for Chicago Wilderness) – VHS

Robert Bateman, Artist and Naturalist – VHS

Books – Bird Finding Guides

AFRICA:

Roberts Birds of South Africa (McLachlan, Liversidge, 1981)

A Field Guide to the Birds of West Africa (Serle, Morel, Hartwig, 1983)

Birds of Kenya and Northern Tanzania (Zimmerman, Turner, Pierson, 1999)

Birds of East Africa (Stevenson, Fanshawe, 2002)

ALABAMA:

A Birder's Guide to Alabama (Porter, 2001)

ALASKA:

A Birder's Guide to Alaska (West, 2002)

Guide to Birds of Alaska (Armstrong, 1995)

A Nature of Southeast Alaska (O’Clair, Armstrong, Cartenson, 2003)

Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula Trail Guide

Birds of Denali (McIntrye, 2002)

A Guide to Alaska Seabirds (Stromson, 1995)

ARIZONA:

Birder's Guide to Southeastern Arizona (ABA Guide, 2005)

Birds in Southeast Arizona

ASIA:

Birds of Nepal (Flemming, 1989)

A Field Guide to the Birds of Southeast Asia (Kerry, Woodcock,Dickinson,1983)

A Field Guide to the Birds of Japan (Wild Bird Society, 1982)

A Field Guide to the Waterbirds of Asia (Wildbird Society, 1993)

Birds of New Guinea (Beehler, Pratt, Zimmerman, 1986)

A Birding Guide to Japan (Robinson, 1987)

AUSTRALIA

A Field Guide to the Birds of Australia (Pizzey, Knight, 2003)

CALIFORNIA:

Birder's Guide to Southern California (ABA Guide, 2007)

Where Birders go in Southern California (Childs, 1990)

Birding Northern California (Falcon Guide, 2001)

Monterey Birds (Roberson, 1985)

San Francisco Peninsula Birdwatching (Sequoia Audubon, 1988)

A Birders Guide to Northern California (Westrich, 1991)

CANADA:

Birder's Guide to Point Pelee (Hince, 1999)

Birding Nova Scotia (Cohrs, 1991)

Birding in Metro Halifax (Stevens, 1996)

A Bird Finding Guide to Canada (Finlay, 2000)

Birds of Alberta (Fisher, Acorn, 1998)

A Bird Finding Guide to Ontario (Goodwin, 1982)

A Birder’s Guide to Churchill (Lane, 1983)

Where to Find Birds in British Columbia (Mark, 1984)

A Bird Finding Guide to Vancouver Island (Taylor, 1990)

CARIBBEAN:

Where to Watch Birds in Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean (Wheatley & Brewer 2001)

A Guide to the Birds of the West Indies (Raffaele, 1998)

CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA:

Birds of Southern South America & Antarctica (De La Pina, Rimmboll, 1998)

Birds of Argentina & Uruguay (Norosky, Yzurieth, 1989)

Birds of Chile (Jaramillo, 2003)

The Birds of Ecuador (Ridgely, Greenfield, 2001)

A Field Guide to the Birds of Peru (Clements, Sherry, 2001)

A Guide to the Birds of Columbia (Hilty, Braun, 1986)

Birds of Venezuela (Hilty, 2003)

A Bird-finding Guide to Panama (Angehr, 2008)

Birds of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands (Rafaelle, 1989)

A Guide to the Birds of Costa Rica (Stiler, Skutch, 1989)

Birds of Belize (Jobes, 2003)

CHINA:

The Birds of China (De Shannensee, 1984)

COLORADO:

Birder's Guide to Colorado (ABA Guide, 1997)

Birding Colorado (Kingery, 2007)

Southwest Colorado Birding Trail Guide

EUROPE:

Birds of Britain and Europe (Peterson, Monfort, Hollom, 1993)

Birds of Berkshire (Standley, 1992)

FLORIDA:

Birder's Guide to Florida (ABA Guide, 1996 edition)

GEORGIA

Birding Georgia (Beaton, 2000)

A Birders Guide to Georgia (Hitt, Blackshaw, 1996)

HAWAII:

Hawaii Birds (Audubon)

Enjoying Birds in Hawaii (Pratt, 1983)

A Pocket Guide to Hawaii’s Birds (Pratt, 1996)

The Birds of Hawaii and the Tropical Pacific (Pratt, Brunner, Barrett, 1987)

The Birdwatchers Guide To Hawaii (Soehren, 1996)

IOWA:

Birding Areas of Iowa (Peterson, 1979))

 IDAHO:

Idaho Birding Trail (2006)

A Birders Guide to Idaho (ABA, 1996)

KANSAS:

A Guide to Bird Finding in Kansas and Western Missouri (Zimmerman, Patti, 1988)

MAINE:

A Birders Guide to the Coast of Maine (Pearson, 1981)

Birding Maine (Seymour, 2008)

MASSACHUSETTS:

Birding Cape Cod (Mass Audubon, 1990)

MEXICO:

A Guide to the Birds of Mexico and Northern Central America (2007)

A Bird Finding Guide to Mexico (Howell ,1999)

MICHIGAN:

A Birder's Guide to Whitefish Point (Lovitch, 2002)

A Birder's Guide to Michigan (ABA Guide, 2004)

MINNESOTA:  

A Birder's Guide to Minnesota (Eckert, 2002)

MONTANA:  

The Birder’s Guide to Montana (McEnaeney, 1993)

NEW JERSEY:  

Bird Finding in New Jersey (Boyle)

Birds and Birding at Cape May – What to See, When and Where to Go (Sutton, 2006)

Birding the Delaware Valley Region (Harding, 1980)

NEW MEXICO:

New Mexico Bird Finding Guide (Pameter, Neville & Emkalns, 2002)

NEW YORK:

Where to Find Birds Iin New York State (Drennan 1981)

NEW ZEALAND:

Which New Zealand Bird? (Crowe, 2001)

Collins Guide to the Birds of New Zealand (Falla, Sibson, Turbott, 1986)

NORTH CAROLINA:

A Birder's Guide to Coastal North Carolina (Fussell, 1994)  

NORTH DAKOTA:

Birding North Dakota (Svingen, Martin)

A Birders Guide to North Dakota (Zimmerman, Patti, 1979)

OHIO:

Birding in Ohio (Thompson, 1983)

OREGON:

Birding Oregon (Rake Straw, 2007)

Birding Oregon (Ramsey, 1981)

TEXAS:

A Birders Guide to the Texas (Kutac, 1989)

A Birders Guide to the Concan, Texas (Osburne, 1994)

Birds of Big Bend National Park(Wauer, 1973)

A Birders Guide to the Rio Grande Valley (ABA, 2003)

A Birders Guide to the Texas Coast (ABA, 2006)

UTAH:

Utah Birds  (Behle, 1975)

UNITED STATES:

Where the Birds Are

The 500 Most Important Bird Areas

A Birders Guide to Metropolitan Areas of North America

USSR :

Birds of the USSR (Flint, Boehme, Kostin, Kuznetsov)

VIRGINIA:

A Birder's Guide to Virginia (ABA Birdfinding Guide, 1999)

WASHINGTON:

A Birders Guide to Washington (ABA, 2003)

Birds of Washington State (Bell , Kennedy, 2006)

Birding in the San Juan Islands (Lewis, Sharpe, 1987)

Birding Washington (McNair, Huff, 2005)

A Birders Guide to Coastal Washington (Morse, 2001)

A Guide to Birdfinding in Washington (Wahl, Paulsen, 1987)

WISCONSIN:

Wisconsin's Favorite Bird Haunts (Tessen, 2000)

WYOMING

A Birders Guide to Wyoming (ABA Guide, 1993)

A Birdwatchers Guide to the Black Hills (Peterson, 1993)

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