Field Guides By

On Our Website: Video Podcasts!

Richly illustrated with paintings, photographs, and sound recordings of featured birds, these video podcasts are an entertaining and educational supplement to the Peterson Field Guide to Birds of North America. You may view and download three hours of podcasts from our web site. Choose from the cateogries below:

Family Overviews Species Profiles Biography Tutorials

A Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals:

Covers all the important minerals, as well as others that are rare and intriguing. Includes 385 color photographs.

A Field Guide to Stars and Planets:

Jay M. Pasachoff
Wil Tirion (Illustrated by)

All the time-sensitive material in this guide is valid through 2014. Color illustrations throughout.

Introducing the founder of our field guide series:
Roger Tory Peterson

Roger Tory Peterson, the artist, the photographer, the writer, the guide who turned the skies into a cathedral for the worship of living things ... [is] one of America's most talented men.

- PETER JENNINGS, ABC World News Tonight, recognizing Roger Tory Peterson as Person of the Week.

Learn More About Roger Tory Peterson