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Pocket Birds of Canada 2nd Edition

edited by David Bird

by (author) DK

Publisher
DK
Initial publish date
Apr 2020
Category
Birds, Ethology (Animal Behavior), Birdwatching Guides
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781553633051
    Publish Date
    Apr 2020
    List Price
    $18.99

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Description

Compact, easy-to-use, and fully updated, this pocket guide features 435 species of birds found in Canada and is the perfect field companion for bird enthusiasts of all ages and levels of experience.

Pocket Birds of Canada is perfectly sized to carry along with you on a bird-watching expedition. Each half- or full-page profile features high-quality, close-up annotated photographs of each bird, showing differences between males and females or juveniles and adults, along with range maps and descriptive text explaining key information to aid in identification. Further details on voice, nesting and feeding habits, and preferred habitats help to complete the picture.

Produced in association with David M. Bird, Emeritus Professor of Wildlife Biology at McGill University and a longtime bird enthusiast, this 2nd edition of Pocket Birds of Canada is an indispensible addition to any birder's library.

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Contributor Notes

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, and 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 Birds of Canada, Birds of Eastern Canada, and Birds of Western Canada.

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