The nests and eggs of all the common birds found west of the Mississippi are covered in detail - 520 species in all. More than 400 photographs show the nests and eggs in their typical habitats. Descriptive text includes color, shape, and number of eggs for each species, plus information on nesting materials, construction, and dimensions.WHIP-POOR-WILL 97 Notes: Audubona#39;s account of disturhed Chuck-willa#39;s-widow earning eggs in mouth to new location is ... White, irregularly spotted, hlotched with gray, overlaid with brown. ... Notes: Reports that Whip-poor-wills remove eggs or young from nesting site when disturhed need further study and verification.
|Title||:||A Field Guide to Western Birds' Nests|
|Author||:||Hal H. Harrison, Roger Tory Peterson, Mada Harrison|
|Publisher||:||Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2001-09-30|