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Manitoba Birds

by Andy Bezener & Ken De Smet, illustrated by Gary Ross
edition: Paperback
tagged: birdwatching guides, reference, birds

Manitoba's 145 most commonly seen birds are profiled in this beautifully illustrated book. Each account includes a description of the bird's key features for quick identification in the field, as well as the bird's song, habitat, nesting and feeding habits and best locations for viewing. Ken De Smet, of the Manitoba Wildlife branch, is a biologist …

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Saskatchewan Birds

by Alan Smith
edition: Paperback
tagged: birdwatching guides, reference

A bird specialist with the Canadian Wildlife Service, Alan Smith has used his experience to good effect in this colourful and beautifully illustrated book. Features 145 birds common to Saskatchewan with a description of each bird's key features for quick identification, as well as information about songs, habitat, nesting, feeding and best viewing …

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The Bedside Book of Birds

An Avian Miscellany

by Graeme Gibson, foreword by Margaret Atwood
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover Paperback
tagged: birdwatching guides, environmental conservation & protection, wildlife

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

In this stunning assemblage of words and images, novelist and avid birdwatcher Graeme Gibson offers an extraordinary tribute to the venerable relationship between humans and birds.
 
From the Aztec plumed serpent to the Christian dove to Plato's vision of the human soul growing wings, religion and philosophy use birds to represen …

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A Celebration of Prairie Birds

by Wayne Lynch
edition: Paperback
tagged: birdwatching guides

I became enchanted by the prairie grasslands more than 40 years ago, and have been bewitched by birds even longer. This book combines both of these personal passions. But it is more than just a book about the birds of the prairies; it is a celebration of the beauty and biology of the natural world.

Originally, native prairie grasslands occupied the …

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Birds of British Columbia

by Wayne Campbell & Gregory Kennedy
edition: Paperback
tagged: birdwatching guides, reference

This illustrated field guide helps readers identify, understand and appreciate the birds of British Columbia. It contains full-colour illustrations and detailed descriptions of 325 species, with each account including information on: *Size * Status * Habitat * Nesting * Feeding * Voice * Similar species cross-referenced * Best sites for viewing * R …

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Birds of Michigan

by Ted Black & Gregory Kennedy, illustrated by Ted Nordhagen
edition: Paperback
tagged: birdwatching guides, reference, birds

Learn about 320 of Michigan's most abundant or notable bird species. Full-color illustrations complement detailed accounts that cover habitat, nesting, feeding, voice, best sites for viewing and similar species and include a range map. A Quick Reference Guide organizes the species into color-coded family groupings. The book also includes a glossary …

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Birds of Northern California

by David Fix & Andy Bezener, illustrated by Gary Ross
edition: Paperback
tagged: birdwatching guides, reference, birds

Learn about 320 species of Northern California birds in fascinating detail. Descriptions, illustrations and range maps help you identify birds and understand their habits. A checklist helps you keep a list of your birding accomplishments. Perfect for beginner birders and beyond.

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Waterfowl of Eastern North America

by Chris G. Earley
edition: Paperback
tagged: birdwatching guides

This is an attractive handbook for novice birders, new hunters, and others wanting to name waterfowl. Summing Up: Recommended. --Choice

The eastern Continental Divide from Florida to Ontario contains the world's largest network of freshwater lakes, rivers, wetlands and coastal waters. It is home to an astonishingly large variety of ducks, geese and …

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Pocket Birds of Canada 2nd Edition

edited by David Bird, by DK
edition: Paperback
tagged: birds, birdwatching guides, ethology (animal behavior)

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, …

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Birds of Alberta

by Chris Fisher & John Acorn, illustrated by Gary Ross
edition: Paperback
tagged: birdwatching guides, birds, reference

This illustrated field guide helps readers identify, understand and appreciate the birds of Alberta. It contains full-colour illustrations and detailed descriptions of 388 species, with each account including information on: * Size * Status * Habitat * Nesting * Feeding * Voice * Similar species cross-referenced * Best sites for viewing * Range map …