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Birds of Interior BC and the Rockies

by Richard Cannings

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More than 250 bird species are included in this handy guide to the birds of Interior BC and the Rockies. The region covered runs from the east slopes of the Coast Mountains to the Rockies, including the Okanagan, Thompson, Kootenays, Cariboo-Chilcotin; Jasper, Banff and Waterton national parks; and Highway 16 west from Jasper to Smithers. Birds of Interior BC and the Rockies is aimed at beginner and intermediate birders who wish to identify the birds they regularly spot in this area. However, 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 Interior BC and the Rockies features

  • colour coding by species
  • a checklist to record your sightings
  • 400+ full-colour photos
  • a compact, easy-to-carry size
  • insights from expert birders
About the Author
Richard Cannings was born and raised in the Okanagan Valley of BC and worked for most of his career as a biologist. He curated the Cowan Vertebrate Museum at the University of British Columbia for 17 years, then worked with Bird Studies Canada for 16 years, coordinating Canadian Christmas Bird Counts, the eBird program, and the British Columbia Owl Survey. He was a founding director of the Okanagan Similkameen Conservation Alliance and has also served as a board member for the Nature Conservancy of Canada. Richard has written over a dozen books on the natural history of British Columbia, including Birds of Interior BC and the Rockies. In 2015 he moved from biology to politics and now serves as a Member of Parliament in Ottawa.
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A must-have for anyone with any interest in local birds. —Judie Steeves, Kelowna Capital News


Dick Cannings is a well-known international lecturer on birds and their habitat. . . who better to give us the quintessential guide to local birds. . . I can’t recommend this book highly enough. . . a fantastic Christmas gift, if you can wait that long. —Judie Steeves, Kelowna Capital News


This little power pack guide of well thought out and very clear birding material is a must have. . . Superb pictures, excellent presentation and generally entertaining and informative narrative —Jim Peacock, British Columbia Birds

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