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Alan Smith (Signing)

Saturday May 19 2018 1:00 pm, Saskatoon, Storefront

Join Alan Smith signing Best Places to Bird in the Prairies (Greystone Books).

In Best Places to Bird in the Prairies, three of Canadaís top birders reveal their favourite destinations for spotting local birds in Alberta, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan. They highlight thirty-six of the regionís most highly recommended sites, each of which has been expertly selected for the unique species that reside there. With exclusive lists of specialty birds, splendid color photography, and plenty of insider tips for finding and identifying birdlife year-round, the book is accessible and easy-to-useóan indispensable resource that will inspire both novice and seasoned birders to put on their walking shoes, grab their binoculars, and start exploring.

Alan Smith spent thirty-seven years with the Canadian Wildlife Service, during which time he helped establish and run the Last Mountain Bird Observatory. He is a life member of Nature Saskatchewan, sits on the board of directors of Bird Studies Canada, and is the author of several birding books, including the forthcoming The Birds of Saskatchewan. He lives in Avonlea, Saskatchewan.

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Best Places to Bird in the Prairies

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Three local experts reveal their favorite places to watch birds in Alberta, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan. In Best Places to Bird in the Prairies, three of Canada's top birders reveal their favorite destinations for spotting local birds in Alberta, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan. They highlight thirty-six highly recommended sites, each of which has been expertly selected for the unique species that reside there. With exclusive lists of specialty birds, splendid color photography, and plenty of insider tips for finding and identifying birdlife year-round, the book is accessible and easy-to-use--an indispensable resource that will inspire both novice and seasoned birders to put on their walking shoes, grab their binoculars, and start exploring. The destinations they feature are as varied as the birds that are found there, ranging from rural to urban, easily accessible to remote. The authors provide clear maps, detailed directions, and alternative routes wherever possible to ensure the experience is satisfying for first-time visitors and experienced birders alike.