by James Kavanagh
illustrated by Raymond Leung
West Virginia is the permanent or temporary home of over 350 species of birds, including the state bird â€“ the conspicuous northern cardinal. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species and includes an ecoregion map featuring prominent bird-viewing areas. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by visitors and residents alike. This easy to carry, pocket guide is just what nature loverâ€™s need. This colorful guide covers common varieties of birds, such as perching birds, waterfowl, doves and woodpeckers found in our beautiful state. The guide lists the common and Latin name, standard sizes, and lists all bird sanctuaries in the state.
About the author:
Zoologist James Kavanagh has researched and written more than 450 publications pertaining to wildlife observation and outdoor recreation. His unique talent is in taking complex information and synthesizing the salient points to make knowledge about nature and the outdoors more accessible to novices, and to present quick, portable reference information for more experienced wildlife and outdoor enthusiasts. His books have sold more than 5 million copies worldwide.