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: 24/05/2013
- 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 renowned naturalist, conservationist, and lecturer on birds and bird habitats. He works as a consulting biologist assessing endangered species and organizing bird population surveys, and he can be heard on the CBC Radio 1 program BC Almanac as its regular birding expert. 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 Cannings works as a field biologist. In 2011, he and his father set a twenty-four-hour bird record for the province (202 species), and in 2012, Maclean's named him Canada's top birder.
"A must-have for novice and expert birders alike." -The Guardian