Sierra Birds: A Hiker's Guide
Written & Illustrated by John Muir Laws
The Sierra Nevada is alive with flapping, soaring hopping, perching, swooping, twittering squawking and hooting bird life, from the mountain quail and great gray owl to the seemingly indistinguishable small brown birds.
This book is a brilliantly illustrated, thoroughly annotated, and uniquely arranged guide that anyone — with or without formal training — can use to identify birds in the Sierra Nevada, from Lassen National Forest in the north through Sequoia National Park in the south. And it fits in your hip pocket!
64 pages, 4-¾" x 8-¾", full-color printing on glossy paper, durable binding, more than 500 color illustrations, index of common names, 2004.
Published by Heyday Books with assistance from the California Academy of Sciences.
Books and Maps on Related Topics:
Laws Field Guide to the Sierra Nevada by Written and Illustrated by John Muir Laws
The Last Great Auk by Allan W. Eckert
American Dippers by Mary F. Willson & Katherine M. Hocker
Wild Birds of California by David Lukas
Southeast Alaska's Natural World; Amphibians, Birds, Fish, Insects, Mammals, Plants, Other Natural Things by Robert H. Armstrong & Marge Hermans
The Mendenhall Wetlands: A Globally Recognized Important Bird Area by Robert Armstrong, Richard Carstensen, Mary Willson & Marge Hermans Osborn
Exploring Eastern Sierra Canyons: Bishop to Lone Pine by Sharon Giacomazzi
Exploring Eastern Sierra Canyons: Sonora Pass to Pine Creek by Sharon Giacomazzi
Sierra Nevada Topographic Map by Imus Geographics
Mount Whitney; Mountain Lore from the Whitney Store, 2nd Edition by Doug Thompson & Elisabeth Newbold
Eastern Sierra Hot Springs by George J. Williams III
Field Guide to Manzanitas: California, North America, and Mexico by Michael Kauffmann, Tom Parker and Michael Vasey; Photographs by Jeff Bisbee