|Subject:||NATURE / Animals / Birds|
|NATURE / Birdwatching Guides|
|NATURE / Ecosystems & Habitats / General|
|NATURE / Reference|
|Size:||8.25in x 5.81in|
|From The Publisher*||The ultimate photographic guide to over 350 bird species found in eastern Canada, ideal for bird watchers of all ages.|
Updated in this 3rd edition to reflect the latest taxonomic data, Birds of Eastern Canada is the complete guide to 354 species of birds found east of the 100th Meridian in Canada, including the most common species and rare birds.
Perfect for both dedicated and casual bird watchers, this regional guide includes stunning full-color photographs revealing individual species with unrivaled clarity. The 330 most commonly seen birds are given full-page profiles with lively and clear accounts detailing notable characteristics and information on everything from behavior and habitat to nest construction and conservation status. Each profile also features diagrams of flight patterns and statistics of size, wingspan and lifespan. Information on similar birds is provided to make differentiation easy.
Soar into the pages of this brilliant bird book to discover:
- Bird profiles include a wealth of information on social behavior, nesting and feeding habits, and flight patterns.
- Full-color photographs show the adult bird in typical plumage, with male/female, juvenile, and seasonal variations included as appropriate.
- Up-to-date, color-coded maps highlighting resident and migratory distributions help spotters discover which species to expect when and where.
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, former Emeritus Professor of Wildlife Biology at McGill University, this updated edition is the ultimate photographic guide to birds of eastern Canada.
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