The ROM Field Guide to Birds of Ontario
By Janice Hughes;
(McClelland & Stewart, Paperback, 9780771076503, 416pp.)
Publication Date: April 24, 2001
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This unique publication, produced in association with the Royal Ontario Museum, is the guide Ontario birders have been waiting for…
The ROM Field Guide to Birds of Ontario is researched and written specifically for the Ontario bird watcher. It is the most authoritative, easy to use, and beautifully designed guide to Ontario birds available.
This landmark publication features:
• Detailed and clearly written descriptions of more than 300 migrant and resident Ontario bird species and accidentals, including notes on Appearance, Voice, Habitat and Behaviour, and Status.
• Close to 400 stunning full-colour photographs from Canada’s top wildlife photographers, carefully selected for quick and easy identification in the field.
• Over 300 easy-to-read colour distribution maps, showing summer and winter ranges and breeding grounds.
• Handy page-per-species format, with photo, description, and range map all in one place.
• Glossary, Checklist of Ontario Birds, and Index.
Dr. Janice Hughes received her Ph.D. in ornithology from the University of Toronto. She is a Royal Ontario Museum departmental associate and a professor of vertebrate ecology at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Dr. Hughes has authored numerous scientific and popular publications on birds, including four species accounts for the Birds of North America: Life Histories for the 21st Century series. She lives in Thunder Bay, Ontario.
“A must-have for beginning bird-watchers and a delight for seasoned ones. … Superb.”
–The Record (Kitchener)
“Excellent photographs. … A very worthwhile addition to a birder’s library.”
“Much more detail for each bird species. … [The] maps are a great boon.”
“Very pleasing to the eye and easy to read. … Would I recommend the ROM guide as a ‘must buy’? Yes, I would.”
–The Kingston Field Naturalist