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Thursday, March 21, 2013

Today's Mystery Bird for the Stokes Big Countdown Bird Quiz.

Here is the mystery bird for you to ID for today. Guess the answer and enter the Big Countdown Bird Quiz! Only 5 more days until The New Stokes Field Guide to Birds: Eastern and Western Region is published!

Contest Rules

1. Each day, for the next 5 days we will post a bird quiz on our blog.

2. Identify the bird. Send us your answer here.

3. If you get the correct answer, your name will be put in a raffle. On March 26th, the publication date of our new guides, we will pull 10 names out of the raffle hat at the end of the day. The winners will each be sent an autographed set of our new guides, The New Stokes Field Guide to Birds: Eastern Region and The New Stokes Field Guide to Birds: Western Region.

4. You can enter the contest each day, but you will only win one set of books.
Remember to send your answers by filling out the email form here.

Here's a peek inside the book. Look at all the photos of Cape May Warbler and the extensive text. We include more photos for the difficult to identify birds or birds with multiple plumages due to age, sex, morph and subspecies.

"The photos are just downright amazing. Even the LBJs, oh, I mean the drab sparrows are easily identifiable using The New Stokes Field Guide to Birds..." says the review on Thermal Birding Blog.

"The New Stokes Field Guide to Birds: Eastern and Western Region continues and expands on their record of excellent books about birds. I was... impressed by the depth and authority of the species descriptions... If you have not yet used a Stokes photographic guide, I highly recommend trying one" says the review of our new guides on 10,000 Birds Blog.

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