Bird Nest Finder

Bird Nest Finder


This item will be released October 8, 2024.

Identifying Aboveground Bird Nests in Eastern North America

Author Bio: Dorcas S. Miller, founding president of the Maine Master Naturalist Program, has written more than a dozen books, including, Constellation FinderScat FinderTrack Finder, and Winter Weed Finder. Dorcas is a former contributing editor to Backpacker magazine’s “Moveable Feast” column, and has worked as an Outward Bound instructor and as a whitewater rafting guide.

Identify aboveground nests in eastern North America with this pocket-size guide.

Whether you’re hiking with your family, on a camping trip, or visiting a park, you’re sure to notice a variety of bird nests. If you’re curious about these nests—and which feathered friends built them—then Bird Nest Finder by Dorcas S. Miller is just what you need. With the handy, easy-to-use format, you can identify commonly seen bird nests—from water birds like the Great Blue Heron to raptors like the Bald Eagle to backyard birds like the American Robin—in the eastern half of North America.

The booklet provides a dichotomous key to identifying aboveground bird nests. Simply answer a series of simple questions about the type, size, and location of the nest, as well as the materials from which it’s made. Along the way, professional illustrations help to guide you to a positive identification.

Book Features:

  • Step-by-step guide to identifying aboveground nests
  • More than 70 species of birds and their nests
  • Professional line illustrations with key markings for identification
  • Small format that fits into a pocket or pack

This guide is applicable to eastern Canada and the US states of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and parts of Florida, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas.

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Dimensions 5.88 × 4 in

Dorcas S. Miller



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Publication Date

October 8, 2024


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