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Kansas Birds

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Published by Waterford Press .
Written in English


  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Nature,
  • Birds & Birdwatching - Guides,
  • Reference,
  • United States - Midwest - Kansas,
  • Travel / United States / Midwest / West North Central (IA, KS, MN, MO, ND, NE, SD),
  • Birds & Birdwatching - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8791107M
ISBN 10158355047X
ISBN 109781583550472

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Make bird watching in Kansas even more enjoyable! With Stan Tekiela's famous field guide, bird identification is simple and informative. There's no need to look through dozens of photos of birds that don't live in Kansas. This book features species of Kansas birds, organized by color for ease of use/5(3). The first such survey in twenty years, this remarkable book depicts every one of the state's now-documented species. Designed for all knowledgeable birders and professional ornithologists, it provides scientifically accurate information on distribution, breeding, and behavior for each species. From , a provocative little book. An English reporter spent several months in "Bird", Kansas. The town name is changed but the rest of it is all too familiar. It is remarkable how little has changed in 30 years. The town is worried about keeping young people in town, racism, poverty/5. Groove-billed Ani: Medium-sized black bird with iridescent blue and green overtones, with a very long tail (half the length of the bird). Bill is huge, with arched ridge and narrow grooves. Feeds on insects, ticks, spiders, lizards, fruits, berries and seeds. Flies low to the ground.

  The most common backyard birds in Kansas in summer (June to July) are these: Mourning Dove (60% frequency) Northern Cardinal (47%) American Robin (42%) Common Grackle (34%) Blue Jay (34%) Barn Swallow (34%) Brown-headed Cowbird (31%) House Sparrow (30%) European Starling (29%) Indigo Bunting (28%) Eastern Kingbird (28%) American Goldfinch (26%). Today the official Kansas birds checklist hovers around the mark. Within a decade the number could approach the nice round species mark. The Western Meadowlark stands out among the entire list, chosen as the official state bird. Less well known is the fact that both native meadowlark species inhabit the Kansas grasslands. Kansas Birding has 5, members. WELCOME NEW MEMBERS! PLEASE READ BEFORE POSTING! This group was established to allow birders of any and all levels of knowledge or experience to share their love of birds and birding, specifically in Kansas, and .   The Red-shouldered hawk is a year-round resident along the eastern border of Kansas, and much of the eastern half of the United States. They eat mostly small mammals, other birds, reptiles, and amphibians. They are known for living and nesting in wooded areas and forests. Red-shouldered Hawks will commonly re-use the same nest year after year.

  Make bird watching in Kansas even more enjoyable! With Stan Tekiela’s famous field guide, bird identification is simple and informative. There’s no need to look through dozens of photos of birds that don’t live in your area. This book features species of Kansas birds Brand: Adventure Publications, Incorporated. Shop › Birds of Kansas Book. Birds of Kansas Book $ Quantity. Add to Cart. Description; Reviews; Finally, a field guide dedicated to just your area. Why look through a bird book only to never see any! Fully illustrated with color photographs. pages. Related Documents. About this book Ever since the Lewis and Clark Expedition spotted its first wild turkey in Kansas, the state has celebrated a rich ornithological history – especially in light of its habitat diversity and its location within the Central Migratory Flyway.   The western meadowlark is the state bird of Kansas. This list of birds of Kansas includes species documented in the U.S. state of Kansas and accepted by the Kansas Ornithological Society (KOS). As of March , there are species included in the official list. Of them, 70 are classed as accidental, 12 are classed as hypothetical, and five have.