Southwestern British Columbia is an oasis for birds of many habitats. Saltwater and freshwater species are present, along with birds of the temperate rainforest, hardwood stands, forest edges and open areas. This illustrated guide includes color photographs, detailed identification tips and surprising facts of interest about a total of 154 residents and migratory species in the area. With a concise list of good observation sites, the book is perfect for planning a birdviewing outing with friends or family. This great new guide is all you need to identify the interesting birds you see at the feeders, parks, beaches and wilderness areas around you.