Full of interesting facts and useful information, Birds of Washington State has something for anyone with an interest in birds, from the casual backyard observer to the keen naturalist. You'll find full-page accounts, complete with colour illustrations and range maps, for 318 birds that are found in Washington State on a regular basis. The notes cover habitat, nesting, feeding, voice and similar species. There's also a Quick Reference Guide, organized into colour-coded family groupings and a map and descriptions of best birding sites in the state. An appendix covers 33 occasional and accidental species found in the state. Birds of Washington State also features a glossary of terms, a birder's checklist, and separate indexes for scientific and common names. On the back cover, there's a colour-coded guide to the bird groups for quick and handy use in the field.