Birdfinding in British Columbia
- ISBN: 9781771000031
- Tags: Donald Gunn, Nature & Environment, Richard Cannings, Russell Cannings, Sports & Recreation, Travel & Adventure,
- Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.5
- Published On: 5/24/2013
- 480 Pages
The definitive guide to finding birds in British Columbia, from Canada's top birding team.
Veteran naturalist and birdfinder Richard Cannings and his son, Russell Cannings, a gifted birder in his own right, use their combined knowledge and expertise to guide readers to the best birding sites in the province. Packed with descriptions of the natural history, ecosystems, and diverse landscapes of British Columbia and accompanied by numerous maps, this thorough guide is enhanced by Donald Gunn's charming line drawings and the authors' infectious~enthusiasm, making it a must-have for novice and expert birders alike.
Richard Cannings is a veteran biologist, birder, and nature writer. A lifetime resident of B.C.’s Okanagan Valley, he is a founding director of the Okanagan Similkameen Conservation Alliance and a member of the national board of the Nature Conservancy of Canada. He is the author of Birds of Interior BC and the Rockies, An Enchantment of Birds, and The Rockies: A Natural History, and is co-author of Birds of Southwestern British Columbia and British Columbia: A Natural History. He lives in Penticton, BC.
Russell Canningshas been an avid birder since his childhood in B.C.’s Okanagan. He has worked extensively as a field biologist throughout the province. In 2012 MacLean's called him "Canada's Top Birder". He now lives in New Zealand.
"A must-have for novice and expert birders alike." -The Guardian