Distinct sketches and colorful paintings from renowned wildlife artist Robert Bateman capture birds in their habitats and teach young naturalists about birding environments. With brief facts about different speciesincluding their common calls, widths of their wing spans, and their various dietsthis introduction to robins, chickadees, woodpeckers, blue jays, finches, and others also offers Bateman s personal tips on identifying, feeding, and finding birds, making this a perfect backyard reference."
Robert Batemanis an internationally acclaimed wildlife artist and naturalist and a former high school geology and art teacher. His passion for wildlife and nature led him to become an advocate for environmental concerns. He is the author of "The Art of Robert Bateman," "An Artist in Nature," "Birds of Prey," "Natural Worlds," "Polar Worlds," "Safari," and "The World of Robert Bateman." He lives in Salt Spring Island, British Columbia."