Travelling the Dempster

Travelling the Dempster

by John Neville

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Travelling the Dempster by John Neville

Travel Canada's fabulous Dempster Highway with nature recordist John Neville, the Birdsong Man.

Experience the Natural History of this tundra wilderness highway in the Yukon and NWT, the land of midnight sun.

Enjoy bird encounters from a nature recordist's point of view.

Meet some of the historical characters in Goldrush Dawson.

Explore with Mackenzie and Franklin in this area above the Arctic Circle.

Feel heartache experienced by the Lost Patrol and the determination of the Mounties tracking the Mad Trapper of Rat River.

Learn about Aurora Borealis, the Porcupine herd of the Barren Ground Caribou, Willow Ptarmigan and much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781926866062
Publisher: John Neville
Publication date: 01/05/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 103
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

John has had a lifelong interest in birds. He began serious field recording of bird song in British Columbia, Canada, in 1993. HIs audio productions include:

"Birds of the Kootenays" - 1994
"Bird Songs of the Creston Valle"y - 1995
"Bird Songs of the Okanagan" - 1996
"Songs and Sounds of the Canadian Rockies" - 1997
"Bird Songs of Canada's West Coast" - 1999
"Bird Songs of the Great Lakes" - 2002
"Beginners Guide to BC Bird Song" - 2003
"Bird Song - Western Boreal Forest" - 2004
"Bird Songs of the Arctic - Along the Dempster Highway" - 2005
As an active birder and naturalist, John has lectured, made presentations, written articles and appeared on radio and television. Some of his nature recordings have been used on The Nature of Things and in National Film Board documentaries. John and his wife have two grown daughters and live on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia.

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