Southwestern British Columbia is an oasis for birds of many habitats. Saltwater and freshwater species are present, along with birds of the temperate rainforest, hardwood stands, forest edges and open areas. This illustrated guide includes color photographs, detailed identification tips and surprising facts of interest about a total of 154 residents and migratory species in the area. With a concise list of good observation sites, the book is perfect for planning a birdviewing outing with friends or family. This great new guide is all you need to identify the interesting birds you see at the feeders, parks, beaches and wilderness areas around you.
About the author
J. Duane Sept is a biologist, freelance writer and professional photographer. His biological work has included research on various wildlife species and service as a park naturalist. His award-winning photographs have been published internationally, in displays and in books, magazines and other publications, for clients that include BBC Wildlife, Parks Canada, Natural Canada, National Wildlife Federation and World Wildlife Fund.
Today Duane brings wealth of information to the public as an author, in much the same way he has inspired thousands of visitors to Canada's parks. His published books include The Beachcomber's Guide to Seashore Life in the Pacific Northwest (Harbour Publishing), Common Birds of British Columbia (Calypso Publishing) and Wild Berries of the Northwest: Alaska, Western Canada and the Northwestern United States (Calypso Publishing).
Other titles by J. Duane Sept
The New Beachcomber’s Guide to the Pacific Northwest
Second Revised Edition
The New Beachcomber’s Guide to Seashore Life of California
Completely Revised and Expanded
The New Beachcomber's Guide to the Pacific Northwest
Completely Revised and Expanded 2019
Common Wildflowers of the Pacific Northwest
British Columbia, Washington and Oregon
Wild Berries of the Northwest
Common Birds of Interior British Columbia
Okanagan and Rocky Mountains
Atlantic Seashore Field Guide
Florida to Canada
Edible and Medicinal Plants of the Northwest
Alaska, Western Canada & the Northwestern United States