Birds of Southwestern British Columbia


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Author: Cannings, Richard

Number Of Pages: 432

EAN: 9781894384964

Release Date: 26-06-2008

Languages: English

Item Condition: UsedGood

Binding: Paperback

Details: Product Description Now in its 7th printing! Discover more than 200 birds species in Birds of Southwestern BC. This guide covers the Lower Mainland, including Greater Vancouver, the Fraser Valley, Fraser Canyon, Manning Park and Whistler; the mid-coast as far north as Bella Coola; Vancouver Island; the Gulf Islands; and the Sunshine Coast. Aimed at beginning and intermediate birders who wish to identify the birds they regularly spot in their area, the book will also appeal to more experienced local and visiting birders who want to learn more about the behaviour, habitat and seasonal occurrence of local birds. Packed with useful information, this handy, portable guide tells you how to identify local birds, find out where they live and what they eat, how to attract birds to your yard and how to select a pair of binoculars. Birds of Southwestern British Columbia features colour coding by species a checklist to record your sightings 400+ full-colour photos a compact, easy-to-carry size insights from three expert birders Review “This guidebook was created by someone who understands both birds and the needs of birdwatchers.” —Sandy Campbell, Canadian Book Review Annual (2005-01-05) An ideal local reference. . . fits snugly into one hand while you flip through the colour-coded pages. . . A few moment's orientation with the system and you are ready to track down anything in southwestern British Columbia with feathers. . . Highly recommended. —Catherine Dook, The Boat Journal (2006-01-05) Bird Watching 101. . . The information is useful and user-friendly. . . Among the plethora of birding guides, this excellent little book is the one to start your collection. —Trysh Ashby-Rolls, Island Tides (2006-01-06) “It’s an easy book to recommend for either the beginner or the more sophisticated birder.” —Judie Steeves, Kelowna Capital News About the Author Richard Cannings is a renowned naturalist, conservationist, and bird expert. He is the author of Birds of Interior BC and the Rockies, An Enchantment of Birds, and The Rockies: A Natural History, and is coauthor of Birds of Southwestern British Columbia, Best Places to Bird in British Columbia, and British Columbia: A Natural History. He lives in Penticton, British Columbia. Hal Opperman is the principal author of A Birder's Guide to Washington; co-author of Birds of Southwestern British Columbia, Birds of the Puget Sound Region, and Birds of the Willamette Valley Region; and past editor of the Washington Ornithological Society's journal, Washington Birds. He lives in Seattle, Washington. Tom Aversa is the coauthor of Birds of Southwestern British Columbia, Birds of the Puget Sound Region, and Birds of the Willamette Valley Region. He lives in Unity, Maine.

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