Roger Tory Peterson

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

Bibliography

A Field Guide to the Birds of Eastern and Central North America‚ fifth edition. Houghton Mifflin‚ 2002 (earlier editions 1934‚ 1939‚ 1941‚ 1947‚ 1980‚ 1994).

The Field Guide Art of Roger Tory Peterson. Easton Press, 1990. 2 volumes.

Save the Birds (with Antony W. Diamond‚ Rudolf L. Schreiber‚ Walter Cronkite). Houghton Mifflin‚ 1987.

Peterson First Guide to Wildflowers of Northeastern and North-central North America. Houghton Mifflin‚ 1986.

Peterson First Guide to Birds of North America. Houghton Mifflin‚ 1986.

The Audubon Society Baby Elephant Folio (with Virginia Peterson). Abbeville Press‚ 1981.

Penguins. Houghton Mifflin‚ 1979.

Birds of America. National Audubon Society‚ 1978.

A Field Guide to Mexican Birds (with Edward Chalif). Houghton Mifflin, 1973 (Spanish translation‚ Editorial Diana‚ 1989).

A Field Guide to Wildflowers of Northeastern and North-central North America (with Margaret McKenny). Houghton Mifflin‚ 1968.

The World of Birds (with James Fisher). Doubleday‚ 1964.

The Birds (with the editors of Life). Life Nature Library‚ Time Inc.‚ 1963 (Young Readers' Edition‚ 1967).

A Field Guide to the Birds of Texas and Adjacent States. Houghton Mifflin‚ 1960 (revised 1963).

A Bird-Watcher's Anthology. Harcourt Brace‚ 1957.

Wild America (with James Fisher). Houghton Mifflin, 1955.

A Field Guide to the Birds of Britain and Europe (with Guy Mountfort and P.A.D. Hollom). Collins and Houghton Mifflin‚ 1953 (revised 1959‚ 1993).

Wildlife in Color. Houghton Mifflin‚ 1951.

How to Know the Birds. Houghton Mifflin‚ 1949.

Birds Over America. Dodd, Mead and Company‚ 1948 (revised 1964).

A Field Guide to Western Birds. Houghton Mifflin‚ 1941 (revised 1961‚ 1990).

The Audubon Guide to Attracting Birds (with John H. Baker). National Audubon Society‚ 1941.

The Junior Book of Birds. Houghton Mifflin‚ 1939.

Books illustrated in part or whole by Roger Tory Peterson

The History of Wildlife in America‚ by Hal Borland. National Wildlife Federation‚ 1975.

Birds of New York State‚ by John Bull. Doubleday‚ 1973.

Birds of Colorado‚ by Alfred M. Bailey and Robert J. Niedrach. Denver Museum of Natural History‚ 1965.

Birds of Nova Scotia‚ by Robie W. Tufts. Nova Scotia Museum‚ 1961.

Birds of Newfoundland‚ by Harold Seymour Peters. Houghton Mifflin‚ 1951.

Arizona and Its Bird Life‚ by Herbert Brandt. The Bird Research Foundation‚ 1951.

South Carolina Bird Life‚ by Alexander Sprunt. University of South Carolina‚ 1949.

Birds of North Carolina‚ by Thomas Gilbert Pearson. Bynum Printing Co.‚ 1942.

A Natural History of the Birds of Eastern and Central North America‚ by Edward Howe Forbush. Houghton Mifflin‚ 1939.

Beautiful Birds of Southern Audubon Sanctuaries‚ by Alexander Sprunt. National Association of Audubon Societies‚ 1938.

The Hawks of North America‚ by John B. May. National Association of Audubon Societies‚ 1935.

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.

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