Bird expert Kevin Karlson will help you improve your birding skills with this guide to identifying birds that are often confusing to birders. He shows you how to focus first on the bird's general size, shape, structure (beak, legs, neck and wings).You will also take note of its behavior and habitat to narrow your choices. He follows this with tips and specific clues to help you identify and learn the bird. In this way, you will enrich your intuitive understanding of birding and improve your practical skills. Fully illustrated with color photos.