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Nature Birdwatching Guides

Birds of Canada 2nd Edition

by (author) DK

edited by David Bird

Publisher
DK
Initial publish date
Sep 2017
Category
Birdwatching Guides
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781553632849
    Publish Date
    Sep 2017
    List Price
    $45.00

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Updated to reflect all the latest taxonomic data, Birds of Canada is the complete photographic guide to 613 species of birds found in Canada, including the most common species, rare, and vagrant birds.

Ideal for the armchair bird enthusiast or dedicated bird watcher, this book includes stunning full-color photographs revealing individual species with unrivaled clarity. The 436 most commonly seen birds are pictured with plumage variations, and information on similar birds is provided to make differentiation easy, from game birds and waterfowl to shorebirds and swifts to owls, wood warblers, finches, and more.

Written by a team of more than 30 birders and ornithologists with expertise in particular species or families, and produced in association with David M. Bird, Emeritus Professor of Wildlife Biology at McGill University, this updated edition of Birds of Canada is the ultimate photographic guide to Canadian birds.

Canadian consultant 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, 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 of DK's Pocket Birds of Canada, Birds of Eastern Canada, and Birds of Western Canada.

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DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world's leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House, formed on July 1, 2013. DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 87 countries and in 62 languages, with offices in Delhi, London, Melbourne, Munich, New York, and Toronto. DK's aim is to inform, enrich, and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products.   Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery, and parenting. DK’s extensive children’s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers, and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the bestselling LEGO® books. DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series and Prima Games, video gaming publishers, as well as the award-winning travel publisher, Rough Guides.

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