New Jersey is home or a stop-over for hundreds of species of birds, from the state bird, the American Goldfinch, to the migratory flocks that touch down at Cape May. The Compact Guide to New Jersey Birds is an easy-to-use field guide that will help even the novice birder identifiy the species spied in backyards and along wilderness trails. Over 80 different birds are featured, complete with color illustrations, photographs of eggs and extensive natural history.
About the Author
KRISTA KAGUME is a nature writer who has travelled across North America, working as a freelance journalist, cycling-tour guide and deckhand on a commercial fishing vessel. After earning her degree in conservation biology, Krista focused on environmental research and communications. Her work in Alberta and the Northwest Territories has included research on tiny tundra plants, organic farming, breeding birds and one grizzly bear immobilization. She currently lives in a small town outside Edmonton with her adventurous family, who enjoys the outdoors and encourages others to appreciate nature.