The Birds of British Columbia: Passerines : flycatchers through vireos, Volume 3
UBC Press, 1997 - Nature - 693 pages
British Columbia has one of the richest assemblages of bird speciesin the world. The four volumes of The Birds of BritishColumbia provide unprecedented coverage of this region'sbirds, presenting a wealth of information on the ornithologicalhistory, habitat, breeding habits, migratory movements, seasonality,and distribution patterns of each of the 472 species of birds.
This third volume, covering the first half of the passerines, buildson the authoritative format of the previous bestselling volumes. Itcontains 89 species, including common ones such as swallows, jays,crows, wrens, thrushes, and starlings. The text is supported byhundreds of full-colour pictures, including unique habitat photographs,detailed distribution maps, and beautiful illustrations of the birds,their nests, eggs, and young.
The Birds of British Columbia is a complete reference workfor bird-watchers, ornithologists, and naturalists who want in-depthinformation on the province's regularly occurring and rarebirds.