"Birds of Washington is a quick and easy to use, light-weight, durable, all-weather field guide to the inspiring and incredibly varied birdlife inhabiting the State of Washington, in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. Stunning digital photographs depict 127 species of common and notable birds, enabling users to identify nearly every bird they encounter—day or night—within the guide’s extensive area of coverage. Designed to satisfy the needs of birders of all interest levels—but especially beginning and intermediate users trying to “make sense of it all”—this beautiful and amazingly informative six-fold guide will be an indispensable companion on all outings. Whether seeking forest birds at lush Mount Rainier National Park in the rain forests of the west; puffins, gulls, terns and shorebirds at Puget Sound, the Strait of Juan de Fuca, or San Juan Islands in the far northwest; montane species atop the lofty snow-clad volcanoes of the Cascade Range that divides Washington; raptors and grouse of the rain shadow in the dry east; shore birding hotspots such as the Walla Walla River Delta in the south; or a business trip to Seattle, Olympia, Tacoma or Yakima, and points between, you’ll be glad to have this booklet. This affordable guide will conveniently fit into any daypack, pocket or glove-compartment, facilitating easy field identification—whether in a Seattle garden, on a family vacation, or a serious birding trip visiting all the best birding hot spots within the aptly-named “Evergreen State.”"