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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Chris Fisher  

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Born: 1970 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada


-- Website -- http://www.chrisfisher.ca
-- Chris Fisher on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=chris+fisher


Illinois Connection

Fisher wrote a book on the birds of Chicago, an Illinois subject of interest. While he has written many other books, this is the only book listed on this site. To check out his other books, go to his website or Amazon.

Biographical and Professional Information

Fisher is a university-educated naturalist with a background in research in endangered species management and wildlife interpretation. He has conducted birding expeditions extensively throughout the United States, Canada and Thailand and is the author or co-author of eleven books on birds.


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Titles At Your Library

Birds of Chicago (U.S. City Bird Guides)
ISBN: 1551051125

Lone Pine. 1998

This attractive guide identifies the birds most likely to be seen in the backyards, streets and parks of the Windy City. The books introduce the fascinating and popular pastime of birdwatching and include advice on building feeders and birdhouses. Color illustrations help you identify birds quickly while the text provides interesting information about each bird. These books are easy-to-use references for the urban birdwatcher.


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