Title: Birding Sites of Nova Scotia : A Comprehensive Year-Round Guide for Birdersand Other Nature Lovers. First Edition.
Publisher:  Nimbus Publishing Ltd, Halifax, NS, 2005, ISBN:155109519x
Seller ID: 113794
MAYBANK, Blake. Birding Sites of Nova Scotia : A Comprehensive Year-Round Guide for Birders and Other Nature Lovers. (Halifax, NS) : Nimbus PublishingLtd, (2005). First Printing. Pp. (2),[iii]-xxi,(1),-554. Illustrated wi th some small maps and a few drawings. 8vo, photo-illustrated peach card covers. A travel guide showcasing excellent birdwatching locations throughoutNova Scotia. "Nova Scotia, which juts into the Norh Atlantic hslfway betwe en the equator and the North Pole, hosts a great diversity of breeding and migrant birds, and has been visited by vagrant species from around the world. In addition, the province offers renowned avian spectacles - autumn shorebird migration, pelagic birding, seabird colonies, and winter congregations of birds of prey. The pleasures of birding in Nova Scotia are matched by the splendid scenery, and even the most dedicated birder can become distracted by diverse coastlines, picturesque coastlines, and the famous Cape Breton Highlands. In Birding Sites of Nova Scotia , author Blake Maybank provides, county by county, directions to and information about hundreds of places to bird. An icon system - including birding potential, aesthetic quality,habitat, and amenities - allows you to quickly judge whether a site suits your needs. The guide also offers comprehensive checklists (with seasonal status and abundance) of the province's birds, butterflies, dragonflies, mammals, and reptiles to help you plan and record your explorations. This is an indispensable guide for anyone wishing to experience the birds, nature, or beauty of Nova Scotia." - from rear cover. Very good. 30.00