=A guide with illustrations or photographs for identification
Birds of the Pacific Northwest describes and illustrates more than 400 bird species commonly encountered in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and British Columbia. This comprehensive, full-color guide is organized to follow the order in which groups and species are presented by the American Union. Range maps for each species provide valuable information for identification.
Features: Detailed accounts of nearly 400 bird species, including common favorites and rare curiosities; More than 870 spectacular photographs of relevant plumages and birds in flight; Precise descriptions of voices, behaviors, and habitats; Top birding sites in the Pacific Northwest; Individual range maps, showing seasonal and migratory patterns; Easy to use for beginners and experts alike
Our Opinion: A photographic field guide with a full page per species (some lucky birds get a two-page spread). Species accounts include English and Latin names, brief description, length, wingspan, sexes similar, adult, male, female, juvenile; voice, behaviors, habitat, status, key sites and similar species, with a color range map and at least one if not multiple color photos per species. Families or groups of families have brief introductions. The book also includes a list of the best sites in the region for birdwatching with concise descriptions.
Publisher: Timber Press
Year of Publication: 2017
Page Count: 559
Weight: 2.1 lb