National Geographic Field Guide to Birds: New Jerseyprovides affordable, portable, reliable, region-specific informationperfect for the novice or experienced birder. The introduction by expert birder Mel Baughman offers guidance on how to look for key birds in the region, where to look for them, and what to focus on when you find them. Each guide features 150 specimens, grouped by family with quick-reference alphabetical and color-coded indexes that provide easy ways to identify a bird quickly. Each entry has a vivid photograph showing the bird in its native habitat. On the facing page, a list of bulleted points confirms at a glance the bird's identity. Special field notes give additional information about what to look for in a bird's behavior, and detailed maps show the range of each bird's habitat. With comprehensive coverage of the region and valuable advice from experts, these user-friendly guides will quickly become favorite companions on the journey to lifelong birding. New Jersey, a favorite among birders, is home to urban birds, suburban birds, and shore birds alike.