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Pacific Northwest Birds: Forest & Mountains

A Pocket Reference


The Mountaineers Books
Available: 04/01/21
5.27 x 6.09 · 12 pages
CDN $11.95 · fl

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by (photographer) Gerrit Vyn

This full-color visual guide to birds is a handy pocket reference, particularly useful for novice or casual birdwatchers. Guide consists of folded and laminated panels showcasing 40 of the most common species found across Washington and Oregon - including perennial favorites such as American Dipper, Mountain Chickadee, and Varied Thrush. Features include:
• Clear color photos of each species
• Icons for habitat, conservation status
• Concise field listings detail common and Latin names, brief description, where to look for it, what it sounds like, fun facts
• Mini eco-regional map
• Ideal for hikers, backpackers, car campers, paddlers, beach-goers, climbers, park visitors

Gerrit Vyn is wildlife photographer and cinematographer for the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, a Senior Fellow at the International League of Conservation Photographers and has been photographing birds and wildlife professionally for the last 25 years. His most recent book, The Living Bird, was a New York Times Bestseller and National Outdoor Book Award winner. Gerrit's work is published regularly in magazines, including National Geographic, BBC Wildlife and Audubon, and has been featured in media outlets including NPR's Fresh Air with Terry Gross, Morning Edition, and The Seattle Times . Visit him online at GerritVynPhoto.com and on Instagram @gerritvyn.