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Nature Birdwatching Guides

Birds of British Columbia

by (author) Wayne Campbell & Gregory Kennedy

Publisher
Lone Pine Media
Initial publish date
Sep 2020
Category
Birdwatching Guides, Reference
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780986786259
    Publish Date
    Sep 2020
    List Price
    $29.95 USD

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Description

This illustrated field guide helps readers identify, understand and appreciate the birds of British Columbia. It contains full-colour illustrations and detailed descriptions of 325 species, with each account including information on: *Size * Status * Habitat * Nesting * Feeding * Voice * Similar species cross-referenced * Best sites for viewing * Range maps showing seasonal occurrences of the bird and migration routes. * Colour-coded header bars and a quick reference guide make finding information fast and easy. Also includes a glossary of terms and a birder’s checklist.

About the authors

Wayne Campbell is a renowned bird biologist and co-author of Birds of British Columbia: Volumes 1-4. Born in Edmonton, Alberta, he graduated from the University of Victoria in 1976 and received his M.Sc. from the University of Washington in 1983. After graduation he joined the staff of the University of British Columbia as Curator of the Cowan Vertebrate Museum in the Department of Zoology. For almost 20 years, Wayne Campbell has been the Curator of Ornithology at the Royal British Columbia Museum where he conducted wildlife inventories of remote areas of the province including the first complete census of breeding seabird colonies. Since the early seventies, Wayne Campbell has spoken to naturalist groups in almost every B.C. community to impress upon them the importance of their contributions to the knowledge of the birds of our province. He has written more than 300 scientific and popular articles, reports and books on higher vertebrates, including Birds of British Columbia, for which he was one of the six co-authors.

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Professor-emeritus Ken Brock is an accomplished birding enthusiast. He is author of Birds of the Indiana Dunes, a former regional editor of the national ornithological journal North American Birds, and functions as a birding consultant to government. Brock is the former interim Dean of Arts and Sciences at Indiana University Northwest and a one-time U.S. Navy lieutenant.

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