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Maine's Favorite Birds by Jeffrey V. Wells & Allison Childs Wells

Written by well-known birders and native Mainers, and based on their years of experience answering questions, leading bird walks, and teaching people about birds, Maine's Favorite Birds puts the focus on Maine's most-loved and best-known birds. This makes the book uniquely suited to bird enthusiasts who want to identify and learn more about the birds around them without the expense and confusion of more advanced field guides. 

Maine's Favorite Birds is perfect for everyone from kids to grandparents, parents to teachers, Mainers and tourists alike anyone who wants to know and better appreciate the birds they see in backyards, parks, wild areas, and nature preserves.

  • Paperback
  • Each bird beautifully illustrated in large format
  • Clear and concise identification tips
  • Habitat references
  • Easy-to-remember song descriptions
  • Birding hot spots 
  • Ways birders can put their observations to use for science and conservation
  • Illustrated by Evan Barbour
  • 72 pages
  • Dimensions: 9"H x 6"W

ISBN: 9781684752119

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Down East Books® was the book publishing division of Down East magazine. It published its first book, Leroy the Lobster and Crabby Crab, in 1967, and this beloved children’s book is still in print. Even today, this book, along with the nearly 1,000 other books published since, is a testament to the enduring appeal of Maine. The Maine mystique is difficult to express in writing, but you know it when you arrive here and feel it.
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