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Nature Birdwatching Guides

Birds of Ontario (Vol. 1)

by (author) J. Murray Speirs

introduction by Robert Bateman

Publisher
Dundurn Press
Initial publish date
Jun 1985
Category
Birdwatching Guides, Birds, General
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781459718418
    Publish Date
    Jun 1985
    List Price
    $11.99
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9780920474389
    Publish Date
    Jun 1985
    List Price
    $49.95

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This extensive and long overdue work of reference covers all of the bird species, more than 400 of which have been recorded in the province of Ontario. Birds of Ontario contains an identification and description of all species, with 344 outstanding colour plates. Anyone with even a casual interest in birds will find the colour plates and informative text of considerable interest. This volume contains a list of all the birds identified in Ontario up to the end of 1983, with the common and scientific names given by the American Ornithologists’ Union 1983 Check-list as arranged in that work.

About the authors

J. Murray Speirs' profile page

Canadian painter Robert Bateman has been featured in exhibits across the globe, opening a permanent exhibition at The Robert Bateman Centre, in Victoria, B.C., in 2013. He was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada in 1984 and a Member of the Order of British Columbia in 2001. In 2013, he was awarded the Royal Canadian Geographical Society Gold Medal in recognition for his commitment to preserving the Canadian landscape. Bateman’s notable achievements include being named one of the twentieth century’s 100 Champions of Conservation by the U.S. National Audubon Society in 1998 and bestowed the Amnesty International Human Rights Defender Award in 2007. A beloved teacher, avid geographer, and renowned naturalist celebrated for his accessible realist style, Bateman is a Life Member of the Royal Canadian Academy of the Arts. He is the bestselling author of fourteen books, including his memoir Life Sketches. He continues to paint and lives with his artist wife, Birgit, in Salt Spring Island, British Columbia. Visit BatemanCentre.org for more information on Bateman and his art.

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