Robie Tufts’ Birds of Nova Scotia has been a fixture on the bookshelves of bird lovers since the first edition was published in 1961. Not only is it an excellent resource for anyone wanting to know about the birds that visit Nova Scotia, it is a pleasure to read, full of interesting observations, amusing anecdotes and beautiful illustrations.

Since it was last published in 1986, several new species have been recorded in the province, and the status of some of the birds has changed.

There are 411 species of birds described in Birds of Nova Scotia. In this learning object we include one example from the following categories: Water Birds; Sea Birds and Gulls; Marsh Birds; Shore Birds; Kingfisher

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Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History

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