Birds of Hamilton and Surrounding Areas, Including All or Parts of Brant, Halton, Haldimand, Niagara, Norfolk, Peel, Waterloo and Wellington: Hamilton Naturalists Club (a SIGNED copy) (Ontario / county )


-----------hardcover, a Near Fine example, no dustjacket as issued, signed and inscribed by the author "To Don and Eleanor with best wishes Robert Curry", ---647 pages plus a few that are unpaginated, colour and b&w photos, ---"This large reference book to the status of over 386 species of birds that have occurred in the Hamilton Study Area (HSA) was published by Bob Curry and the Hamilton Naturalists' Club in October 2006, of 1400 copies sold out. The HSA covers a 25-mile/40 km radius circle centered on Dundurn Castle in Hamilton, and so also includes all or parts of Hamilton, Halton, Brant, Haldimand, Norfolk, Peel, Waterloo, Wellington and Niagara counties. As well as detailed bird species accounts written by Bob Curry the book features: 32 pages of colour photographs by such expert bird photographers as Barry Cherriere, Brandon Holden, Robert McCaw, Ken Newcombe and George Peck. Original art by Robert Bateman, David Beadle and Peter Burke. A provocative foreword by Fred Bodsworth. Chapters by leading local field naturalists covering a wide range of birding projects, and the history of birding activity in the area. Detailed colour maps of the regional hot spots and vegetation types. Seasonal bar graphs for each species.” ---contents include: Foreword by Fred Bodsworth; Preface by Bob Curr;/ Acknowledgements;/ Birding in the Hamilton area - A historical overwiew by Lois Evans; Birding Hotspots in Hamilton and surrounding areas by Dobos; The birding year by Curry; Changes in the birdlife of the Hamilton Study Area by Curry; Introduction to the species accounts by Curry; Species accounts by Curry with accounts references; Bald Eagle hacking by Bruce Duncan; Wood Duck conservation by Brian Wylie; History of the Eastern Bluebird in the Hamilton Study Area by Bill Read; Prothonotary Warbler conservation in the Hamilton Study Area by Don Willis and Kim Barrett; The Trumpeter Swan reintroduction program in the HSA by Bev Kingdon; Falconwatch in Hamilton, 1995-2005 by Audrey Gamble and Mike Street; Raptors over Grimsby by Mike Street; Ecological and behavioural research with the colonial nesting waterbirds of Hamilton Harbour by Ralph D Morris; Studies of contaminants and population levels of waterbirds in Hamilton Harbour, 1970-2005 by Weseloh ; Hamilton Fall Bird Count by William Lamond; Hamilton Christmans Bird Count by Ian Richards; Peel-Halton Counties Christmas Bird Count (1963-2005) by Mark Chojnacki; Lake Ontario Midwinter Waterfowl Census by George Naylor; Lake Ontario Pelagics: A Review by George Bryant; Egg Collecting in East Hamilton, 1960-1965 by Phil Waggett; Bird-banding in the Hamilton Area by David Brewer and John Miles; Seasonal Bar Graphs by Sheldon McGregor; Contributors; Index of Species, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE///

Title: Birds of Hamilton and Surrounding Areas, Including All or Parts of Brant, Halton, Haldimand, Niagara, Norfolk, Peel, Waterloo and Wellington: Hamilton Naturalists Club (a SIGNED copy) (Ontario / county )

Author Name: Curry, Robert (signed); Fred Bodsworth, Lois Evans, Robert Z Dobos, Bruce Duncan, Brian Wylie, Bill Read, Don Wills, Kim Barrett, Bev Kingdon, Audrey Gamble, Mike Street, Ralph D Morris, D V Weseloh, William Lamond, et al; Hamilton Naturalists' Club

Illustrator: Robert Bateman Cover Art

Categories: Non Fiction,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Hamilton, Ontario, Hamilton, ON: Hamilton Naturalists' Club, 2006, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2006

ISBN Number: 0973248882

ISBN Number 13: 9780973248883

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)

Jacket Condition: No Jacket as issued

Inscription: Signed (see description)

Size: 8.5w x 11h Inches

Seller ID: 166003

Keywords: Birds of Hamilton and Surrounding Areas, Including All or Parts of Brant, Halton, Haldimand, Niagara, Norfolk, Peel, Waterloo and Wellington: Hamilton Naturalists’ Club –(a SIGNED copy)- (Ontario / county )