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The birds of British Columbia

Author: R Wayne Campbell; Royal British Columbia Museum.; Canadian Wildlife Service.
Publisher: Victoria, B.C. : Royal British Columbia Museum ; [Ottawa, Ont.] : Environment Canada, Canadian Wildlife Service, ©1990-©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The four volumes of The Birds of British Columbia provide extensive coverage of the region's birds, presenting a wealth of information on the ornithological history, regional environment, habitat, breeding habits, migratory movements, seasonality, and distribution patterns of 472 species of birds.
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R Wayne Campbell; Royal British Columbia Museum.; Canadian Wildlife Service.
ISBN: 0771888724 9780771888724 0771889739 9780771889738 0771889747 9780771889745 0774805722 9780774805728 0774806214 9780774806213
OCLC Number: 23086993
Notes: Imprint varies. Vols. 3-4 published: Vancouver : UBC Press in cooperation with Canadian Wildlife Service, et al.
Col. map on lining papers.
Awards: Short-listed for BC Book Prize, Roderick Haig-Brown Regional, Province of British Columbia 2002 (Canada)
Description: 4 volumes : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 32 cm
Contents: v. 1. Nonpasserines : introduction and loons through waterfowl --
v. 2. Nonpasserines : diurnal birds of prey through woodpeckers --
v. 3. Passerines : flycatchers through vireos --
v. 4. Passerines : Wood-warblers through Old World sparrows. Synopsis.
Responsibility: by R. Wayne Campbell [and others].

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The culmination of more than 25 years of effort, this much-awaited final volume of The Birds of British Columbia completes what some have called one of the most important regional ornithological  Read more...

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The hefty hardcover tome, which covers 91 species of passerines (perching birds) is crammed with information in text, graphs, charts and full-colour photos. The third in a series of four volumes on Read more...

 
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