Birds of Southwestern British Columbia

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Heritage House Publishing Co, 2005 - Nature - 414 pages
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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

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About the author (2005)

Richard Cannings Co-author of Birds of the Okanagan Valley, co-author of British Columbia: A Natural History; Program Coordinator for Bird Studies Canada, and former curator of the Cowan Vertebrate Museum at the University of British Columbia; now a consulting bologist living in Naramata, BC.Tom Aversa Co-author of Birds of the Puget Sound Region, co-author of Birds of the Willamette Valley Region; records compiler for the Washington Ornithological Society, and member of the Washington Bird Records Committee; has worked at the Woodland Park Zoo since arriving from Massachusetts in 1996.Hal Opperman Principal author of A Birder's Guide to Washington; co-author of Birds of the Puget Sound Region, co-author of Birds of the Willamette Valley Region; past editor of the Washington Ornithological Society's journal, Washington Birds; has lived in the Seattle area since 1967.

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