Books for Birders

Selected Books on the Birds of Florida

Appreciation of and information about Florida birds in books can come in many forms. Whether you have a technical bent, a yen for non-fiction, or an affinity for fiction, you can find something to suit your taste and interests.

Florida Bird Life

by Arthur H. Howell, with illustrations by Francis L. Jaques

The Bird Life of Florida

by Henry M. Stevenson and Bruce H. Anderson

Florida Bird Species: An Annotated List, No. 6

by William B. Robertson, Jr. and Glen E. Woolfenden

Florida Bird Species: An Annotated List, No. 8

by Jon S. Greenlaw, Bill Pranty, and Reed Bowman

A Birder’s Guide to Florida

by Bill Pranty

Identification Guide to North American Birds

by Peter Pyle

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Books for birders

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