American Birding Association Field Guide to the Birds of New Jersey (American Birding Association State Field)$14.30
- great starting point for beginning or intermediate birders
- photos are excellent
- easy to navigate
- does not include many birds that could be seen in the state
- font is pretty small
- unlike some older ABA guides, does not specify which species likely at specific locations
From High Point State Park to Cape May Point, New Jersey is home to an amazing diversity of birds. More than 375 species nest in the dozens of state parks, forests, and natural areas created by local, state, and national authorities, from the centimeters-long ruby-throated hummingbird to large raptors such as the bald eagle.
This guide to the Garden State’s birds features 255 bird species in their natural habitats, presented in stunning color photographs complemented by detailed information on habitats, vocalizations, and when and where to see them. The birds are organized by species for quick reference, and the book includes a complete state bird list and a directory of birding destinations. This is an excellent resource for birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts who want to learn more about New Jersey’s natural history and the diversity of its birds.