Spotted Owls: Shadows In an Old-Growth Forest

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D&M Publishers Incorporated, 2007 - Nature - 144 pages
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As old-growth forest is increasingly lost to logging, the spotted owl population is declining precipitously in both Canada and the U.S. This beautiful book is a must for anyone who cares about the preservation of nature and the fate of this emblem of the old-growth forest. Jared Hobbs' stunning images capture these nocturnal hunters in flight with wings spread, at rest on moss-covered branches, or tending to their young. Master birder Richard Cannings explores the natural history of the owls, the threats to their survival, and the attempts at their recovery.

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About the author (2007)

Jared Hobbs is a senior biologist and has studied spotted owls extensively. He is also a wildlife photographer whose images have appeared in numerous publications. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of British Columbia and is currently completing his Master of Science. He lives in Victoria, British Columbia.

Richard Cannings works as a consulting biologist in Naramata, British Columbia, and teaches field ecology at the University of British Columbia, and works at Bird Studies Canada. He is the author of An Enchantment of Birds, The Rockies: A Natural History, and, with Sydney Cannings, British Columbia: A Natural History. He holds a Master of Science degree in Biology from Memorial University in Newfoundland. Richard Cannings lives in Naramata, British Columbia, Canada.

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