Designed for beginning and experienced birders, this new edition expands the best-selling regional guide, Birds of the Puget Sound Region (out of print), to include all of western Washington, from the Coast to the Cascades. Lead author Dennis Paulson, ornithologist and regional expert on birding, has revised and updated Birds of the Puget Sound Region. The 450 new photographs are state-of-the-art digital images. Pocket sized for easy traveling. Species pages are organized in the publisher's best-selling format: Description, Similar Species, Status and Habitat, Behavior, Voice and Did You Know. Eleven habitats are described in six pages. A Quick Guide to Local Birds, at the front of Birds of the Puget Sound Region, provides an easy reference to the pages that provide a complete description of the different birds.
Dennis Paulson is the author of nine natural history books and retired from the Directorship of the Slater Museum of Natural History, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA. Bob Morse has written/published twelve birds books focused on regional birds. Tom Aversa teaches about wildlife and captive wildlife care at Unity College, Maine. Hal Opperman has written, edited, and contributed to numerous publications and online resources on birds and birding in the Pacific Northwest.