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 maps showing seasonal occurrences of the bird and migration routes
Colour-coded header bars and a quick reference guide make finding information fast and easy. Also includes a glossary of terms and a birder’s checklist.
About the Authors:
John Acorn has been a "critter fanatic" his entire life. He is perhaps best known as the writer and host of the television series Acorn, the Nature Nut. These days John lectures at the University of Alberta and is a spokeperson for the Royal Tyrrell Museum. He still finds time for entomology and is an Associate of the E.H. Stickland Entomology Musuem. John has written 15 books, including may well-received field guides and is the recipient of numerous awards.
Chris Fisher is the author of seventeen wildlife & bird guides to regions throughout North America. His experience with wildlife compliments his passion for travel through which he has guided adventures to every continent and over 70 countries. His books and writings hope to reinforce our connection to the wonders of the natural world.