Framed Sibley’s Waterfowl of North America Poster
Illustrator: David Sibley
Publisher: Scott & Nix, Inc.
Size: 26.25 × 38.5"
Covering an array of more than 45 species of geese, swans, and ducks, this dynamic poster will bring vibrant life to any wall. Reproduced in relative scale, multiple images of each species are shown—including the black-bellied whistling duck, the blue-winged teal, the surf scoter, and the long-tailed duck—to convey the differences in sizes and to make them identifiable in the wild. Birders, art-lovers, and naturalists alike will discover that this high-quality poster is a fine addition to any collection.
24 × 36" poster, printed in full color on 100-lb matte paper.
Species included: Black-bellied Whistling-Duck, Fulvous Whistling-Duck, Greater White-fronted Goose, Emperor Goose, Snow Goose, Ross’s Goose, Brant, Cackling Goose, Canada Goose, Mute Swan, Trumpeter Swan, Tundra Swan, Wood Duck, Gadwall, Eurasian Wigeon, American Wigeon, American Black Duck, Mallard, Mottled Duck, Blue-winged Teal, Cinnamon Teal, Northern Shoveler, Northern Pintail, Green-winged Teal, Canvasback, Redhead, Ring-necked Duck, Tufted Duck, Greater Scaup, Lesser Scaup, Steller’s Eider, Spectacled Eider, King Eider, Common Eider, Harlequin Duck, Surf Scoter, White-winged Scoter, Black Scoter, Long-tailed Duck, Bufflehead, Common Goldeneye, Barrow’s Goldeneye, Hooded Merganser, Common Merganser, Red-breasted Merganser, and Ruddy Duck.
“Once in a great while, a natural history book changes the way people look at the world. In 1838, John James Audubon’s Birds of America was one...In 1934, Roger Tory Peterson produced Field Guide to the Birds...Now comes The Sibley Guide to Birds.”
—New York Times
“This wonderful book is comprehensive—erudite—in fact, magnificent, a powerful book that will start a new generation of bird books and birding. It provides triple the educational content over any predecessor. The treatments are innovative and superb.”
—Frank Gill, National Audubon Society
About the Artist
David Allen Sibley began seriously watching and drawing birds as a young boy. In 1980, he began traveling throughout North America studying the natural world, both on his own and as a leader of bird-watching tours. This intensive travel and study led to the publication of his comprehensive guide to bird identification, The Sibley Guide to Birds, followed by The Sibley Guide to Bird Life & Behavior, Sibley’s Birding Basics, The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America, and The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Western North America. His most recent book, The Sibley Guide to Trees, was published in September 2009. His work is featured in a series of posters and cards from Scott & Nix, Inc., including Sibley’s Backyard Birds of Eastern North America. He lives with his family in Concord, Massachusetts.
About the Frames
Choose from two styles of custom high quality black matte or matte silver anodized aluminum frames. Sturdy, lightweight, and elegant. (Final frame size is 26.25 × 38.5 in).
Each framed poster has a special Framers BrandTM uv-filtering protective lens cover. This archival-quality cover is better than glass and prevents sunlight from damaging your poster. It’s also scratch-resistant and will not show fingerprints. It’s the perfect cover to preserve and protect your poster for over 100 years. Each framed poster is backed with acid-free foamcore for maximum archival protection.
The poster is shipped fully framed with wire hanging hardware, bumper stickers to protect your wall, and nails.
All shipments are sent via Federal Express Ground in a specially designed shipping container to arrive in perfect condition.
Orders take 2–3 business days to process and arrive to most destinations within 2–3 days.
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