These colour Illustrations by Roger Tory Peterson and John A. Crosby are only some of those that appear in Robie Tufts’ Birds of Nova Scotia.

More colour plates can be found at the Virtual Museum Exhibit at: http://museum.gov.ns.ca/mnh/nature/nsbirds/plates.htm

All text, images and graphics on this site are the property of the Province of Nova Scotia, Department Tourism, Culture and Heritage, Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History.

All text, images and graphics may be downloaded or printed for use within school classrooms, or for personal non-profit educational use. Please acknowledge the source as "Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History Website".

Further copy right information can be found here: http://museum.gov.ns.ca/mnh/credits.htm

These colour Illustrations by Roger Tory Peterson and John A. Crosby are only some of those that appear in Robie Tufts’ Birds of Nova Scotia.

More colour plates can be found at the Virtual Museum Exhibit at: http://museum.gov.ns.ca/mnh/nature/nsbirds/plates.htm

All text, images and graphics on this site are the property of the Province of Nova Scotia, Department Tourism, Culture and Heritage, Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History.

All text, images and graphics may be downloaded or printed for use within school classrooms, or for personal non-profit educational use. Please acknowledge the source as "Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History Website".

Further copy right information can be found here: http://museum.gov.ns.ca/mnh/credits.htm


© 1998, Canadian Heritage Information Network. All Rights Reserved.

Sea Birds

Some Nova Scotia sea birds.

Colour illustrations by Roger Tory Peterson and John A. Crosby
Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History

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Water Birds

Some Nova Scotia water birds

Colour illustrations by Roger Tory Peterson and John A. Crosby
Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History

© 1998, Canadian Heritage Information Network. All Rights Reserved.


Hawks and Falcons

Some Nova Scotia hawks and falcons.

Colour illustrations by Roger Tory Peterson and John A. Crosby
Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History

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Shore Birds

Some Nova Scotia shore birds.

Colour illustrations by Roger Tory Peterson and John A. Crosby
Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History

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Nova Scotia Woodpeckers

Nova Scotia woodpeckers.

Colour illustrations by Roger Tory Peterson and John A. Crosby
Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History

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Song Birds

Some Nova Scotia song birds.

Colour illustrations by Roger Tory Peterson and John A. Crosby
Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History

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Some Nova Scotia Warblers

Some Nova Scotia warblers.

Colour illustrations by Roger Tory Peterson and John A. Crosby
Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History

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sparrows

Some Nova Scotia sparrows

Colour illustrations by Roger Tory Peterson and John A. Crosby
Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History

© 1998, Canadian Heritage Information Network. All Rights Reserved.


Learning Objectives

The learner will:

  • Recognize differences in bird species and taxonomic groups on the basis of appearance
  • Appreciate aesthetics of works of art that depict nature

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