Birds of Canada Paperback by DK

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Birds of Canada Paperback by DK

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  • Publisher: DK (2022-09-06)
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 520 pages
  • ISBN-13: 9780744057874
  • Item Weight: 1649.97 grams
  • Dimensions: 11.06 x 7.88 x 1.27 cm

The ultimate photographic guide to over 600 bird species in Canada.

Recently updated to reflect all the latest taxonomic data, Birds of Canada is the complete photographic guide to 613 species of birds found in Canada, including the most common species, and rare and vagrant birds.

The 436 most commonly seen birds are pictured with plumage variations, and information on similar birds is provided to make differentiation easy, from game birds and waterfowl to shorebirds and swifts to owls, wood warblers, finches, and so many more!

Soar into the pages of this brilliant bird-watching book to discover

- Bird profiles with a wealth of information on social behavior, nesting and feeding habits, and flight pattern
- 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 of Birds of Canada is the ultimate photographic guide to Canadian birds.

Ideal for the armchair bird enthusiast or dedicated bird watcher, from children aged 12+ to adults alike, this book includes stunning full-color photographs revealing individual species with unrivaled clarity, proving an excellent gift book for anyone interested in birds and Canadian wildlife.

About the Author

DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world's leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House, formed on July 1, 2013. DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 87 countries and in 62 languages, with offices in Delhi, London, Melbourne, Munich, New York, and Toronto. DK's aim is to inform, enrich, and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products.   Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery, and parenting. DK’s extensive children’s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers, and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the bestselling LEGO® books. DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series and Prima Games, video gaming publishers, as well as the award-winning travel publisher, Rough Guides.


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