A great introductory field guide to the birds of Saskatchewan and Manitoba. This book features over 80 species found across two prairie provinces. Each account has two pages of colour illustrations and detailed information including each bird's common and scientific name, its size and voice, a range map, a photograph of the bird's egg, along with information on nesting, size of the egg and incubation period. Illustrations of similar species also are featured.
KRISTA KAGUME is a nature writer who has travelled across North America, working as a freelance journalist, cycling-tour guide and deckhand on a commercial fishing vessel. After earning her degree in conservation biology, Krista focused on environmental research and communications. Her work in Alberta and the Northwest Territories has included research on tiny tundra plants, organic farming, breeding birds and one grizzly bear immobilization. She currently lives in a small town outside Edmonton with her adventurous family, who enjoys the outdoors and encourages others to appreciate nature.