Birding in the Pacific Northwest has never been easier!
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.
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
About the Author
Lifelong birding enthusiast John Shewey is a veteran writer, editor, and professional outdoor photographer, with credits in Birdwatching, Portland Monthly, Northwest Travel & Life, and dozens of other magazines, and co-author of Birds of the Pacific Northwest, a Timber Press Field Guide. John has photographed birds from the mountains of Alaska to the jungles of Central America to the islands of the Caribbean, and his website chronicles many of these travels in rich photographic detail. Visit him at birdingoregon.com.
Tim Blount has birded extensively in the United States and Europe. He is a director with the Oregon Birding Association and a board member of the Friends of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. Blount helps organize and conduct bird surveys on Malheur National Wildlife Refuge and surrounding areas and has guided numerous groups and individuals in Oregon, sharing his love of birds with beginners and experts alike.
“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