Common Birds of Nunavut (English) (Paperback)

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Explore the fascinating world of Nunavut's diverse bird populations in this richly visual, informative book.

Through beautiful photographs and a broad range of information, readers will learn about the appearances, traditional uses, and behaviours of Arctic birds. With detailed information on more than 50 species, this book provides an in-depth look at Arctic birds.

Far from a barren land of ice and snow, this book will introduce readers to the vibrant natural life of Nunavut through its distinct ornithology.

About the Author


Mark L. Mallory moved to Iqaluit in 1999 with his wife, Carolyn, and three children. He has had a lifelong passion for birds, and knew he was going to be a bird biologist in grade three. Fulfilling that dream, Mark received his M.Sc. studying the effects of acid rain on wildlife in Ontario, before the Arctic beckoned. In Nunavut, Mark worked as a seabird biologist with the Canadian Wildlife Service, giving particular attention to marine birds in the High Arctic, and using both southern scientific information and local ecological knowledge from Inuit communities to research and monitor birds of that area. He received his Ph.D. conducting studies on the northern fulmar, one of the most fascinating birds in this territory. This is the first book that Mark has written solo, although he was recently an editor and contributor for A Little Less Arctic, a scientific book that discusses how climate change is affecting top predators (marine mammals and birds) in Hudson Bay and Foxe Basin.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781927095669
ISBN-10: 1927095662
Publisher: Inhabit Media
Publication Date: April 21st, 2014
Pages: 174
Language: English