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Birds of the Pacific Northwest (A Timber Press Field Guide) by [John Shewey, Tim Blount]

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Birds of the Pacific Northwest (A Timber Press Field Guide) Kindle Edition

4.8 out of 5 stars 536 ratings
Part of: A Timber Press Field Guide (11 Books)

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“The field guide is for all levels of bird watchers. . . . All you need is a pair of binoculars and this book to become an expert.” —The Oregonian
 
--This text refers to the flexibound edition.

From the Back Cover

  • 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
--This text refers to the flexibound edition.

Product details

  • ASIN : B01MXONSK9
  • Publisher : Timber Press (March 1, 2017)
  • Publication date : March 1, 2017
  • Language : English
  • File size : 150177 KB
  • Text-to-Speech : Enabled
  • Screen Reader : Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
  • X-Ray : Not Enabled
  • Word Wise : Not Enabled
  • Print length : 1748 pages
  • Lending : Enabled
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.8 out of 5 stars 536 ratings

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Reviewed in the United States on February 6, 2019
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4.0 out of 5 stars Great Regional Guide Needing a Splash More Detail
By AMG de Wet on February 6, 2019
The handiness of this guide for birders in the Pacific Northwest (PNW) from Vancouver, BC to Boise, ID is undisputed. It photographs the majority of species beautifully, often including images of birds in flight, color morphs, appropriate subspecies, and sexual dimorphism. Some photos are not 100% perfect, like the dark image of the Black-billed Magpie, with no hint of its green and blue iridescence. However, these flaws are rare, and difficult to control with moving subjects like birds.

The introduction of the book provides a descent overview of tools for birding, identification tips, confusing regional lookalike species, and of course, highlights some birding hotspots in the PNW.

Each of the nearly 400 species (300 breeding) are given at least a page, including photos, description, species' dimensions (size), voice, behaviors, habitat, status, and distribution map. Maps are a bit too small, despite having page space available. However, they are detailed when it comes to temporal changes (season movements) to species' ranges.

This book at 559-pages long is perhaps unnecessarily bulky, considering it's dedicated to one region within the world's smallest (by species) avifaunal region, the Neararctic. Unallocated white space is commonplace on pages and it lacks the intense detail in distribution maps I would like to see from a regional guide. Whist the seasonality in the maps is appreciated, species' status (where common or uncommon) should be included when dealing with a small region, as one might find in a birding atlas.

Notwithstanding, this is a great regional guide. If a little more attention was given to species' accounts spatial allocations, map sizing and distribution detail therein, then a subsequent edition may be rendered utterly unparalleled.
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Reviewed in Canada on August 8, 2019
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