Birds of Western Canada

Birds of Western Canada

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Ideal for Canadian birdwatchers and bird lovers of every age! Each of   these regional field guides are filled with page after page of   magnificent close-up photographs and helpful full-page profiles of   hundreds of commonly seen species.

With an East / West division   made at the 100th meridian (approximately Winnipeg) these handy books   offer scientifically accurate and readable accounts of notable   characteristics and information everything from behavior and habitat to   nest construction and conservation status. Each profile also features   diagrams of flight patterns and statistics of size, wingspan and   lifespan.

 These invaluable reference guides are both detailed   and accessible, with a user-friendly format that will make it easy for   birders to enjoy either studying one species account at a time or   browsing to make cross comparisons.

+ Features over 350 full-colour photographs
+ Each page includes a notes section for recording bird-watching activities
+ Both titles include rare birds

About the Editor - David M. Bird is Emeritus Professor of Wildlife Biology and former Director of the Avian Science and Conservation Centre at McGill University. As a past president of the Society of Canadian Ornithologists, a director with Bird Studies Canada, and a Fellow of the American Ornithologists’ Union, he has received several awards for his conservation and education efforts. Dr. Bird is a regular columnist for both Bird Watcher’s Digest and Canadian Wildlife and is the author of several books and over 200 scientific publications. He is the consultant editor for DK’s Birds of Canada,  Birds of Eastern Canada, Birds of Western Canada, and Pocket Birds of Canada. Visit his website at

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario :, DK Publishing,, 2013
Edition: First edition, 2013
Description: 439 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 22 cm
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9781553631941
Branch Call Number: 598.09712 Bir
Additional Contributors: Bird, David M. (David Michael), 1949-


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