Books about birds and birding from Bored Feet Press

Sibley's Backyard Birds of Southern California

Written & Illustrated by David Allen Sibley

Covers 73 backyard bird species, including descriptions, size, range, seasonal occurrence, and multiple illustrations.


Sibley’s Backyard Birds of Northern California

Written & Illustrated by David Allen Sibley

Covers 69 backyard bird species, including descriptions, size, range, seasonal occurrence, and multiple illustrations.


Sibley’s Backyard Birds of the Pacific Northwest

Written & Illustrated by David Allen Sibley

Covers 69 backyard bird species, including descriptions, size, range, seasonal occurrence, and multiple illustrations.


Sibley’s Birds of the California Coast

Written & Illustrated by David Allen Sibley

Covers 56 waterbirds: shorebirds, gulls, terns, wading birds, ducks, geese, swans, loons, and more.


Sibley’s Hummingbirds of North America

Written & Illustrated by David Allen Sibley

Includes all 18 species of hummingbirds found in North America, with captions, detailed range maps, both in-flight and perched illustrations with call-outs.


Sibley’s Owls of North America

Written & Illustrated by David Allen Sibley

All 19 species of owls found in North America. Includes detailed range maps, both in-flight and perched illustrations with call-outs.


Sibley’s Backyard Birds of the Desert Southwest

Written & Illustrated by David Allen Sibley

Covers 72 bird species, including description, size, range, seasonal occurrence, and multiple illustrations.


Sibley’s Birds of the Pacific Northwest Coast

Written & Illustrated by David Allen Sibley

Covers 53 waterbirds: shorebirds, gulls, terns, wading birds, ducks, geese, swans, loons, and more. Each entry includes descriptive caption, size, range, seasonal occurrence, and illustrations.


Sibley’s Backyard Birds of the Rocky Mountain States

Written & Illustrated by David Allen Sibley

Covers 72 backyard bird species, including descriptions, size, range, seasonal occurrence, and multiple illustrations.


The Last Great Auk
A Novel

Allan W. Eckert

The protagonist of this novel is heroic, majestic, a born leader, a devoted husband and proud father. He is destined to be remembered by whoever reads about his life. He is a great auk.


American Dippers
Singers in the Mountain Streams

Mary F. Willson & Katherine M. Hocker

This fascinating and concise book invites readers into the world of these fascinating aquatic songbirds. How do dippers keep warm in the frigid water? What do they eat? What do their nests look like? This natural history of one of North America's most charming songbirds answers these questions, and many more.


Sibley’s Seabirds of the Pacific Coast

Written & Illustrated by David Allen Sibley

Covers 53 species, both common and rare, found along the Pacific Coast of North America. Includes migratory and year-round residents, loons, auklets, cormorants, shearwaters, storm-petrels, gulls, terns, and more.


Sibley’s Ducks, Geese, & Swans of Western North America

Written & Illustrated by David Allen Sibley

Covers 46 waterbirds: dabbling ducks, diving ducks, geese, plus swan and other domestic waterfowl.


Wild Birds of California

David Lukas

California is a great place for wild birds and the people who enjoy watching them! Over 600 bird species inhabit, migrate, or visit here. This lavishly photographed volume features usual and unusual birds in their wildland homes throughout California.


Sibley’s Woodpeckers of North America

Written & Illustrated by David Allen Sibley

Covers all 22 species, both common and rare, found in North America. Plus woodpecker behavior, anatomy and drumming, detailed range maps.


Sierra Birds: A Hiker's Guide

Written & Illustrated by John Muir Laws

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.


Southeast Alaska's Natural World
Amphibians, Birds, Fish, Insects, Mammals, Plants, Other Natural Things

Robert H. Armstrong & Marge Hermans

Discover the fascinating secrets of the unique natural world found in Southeast Alaska. This beautiful book by two residents and naturalists explores both spectacular and subtle and hidden creatures that inhabit this natural world.


The Mendenhall Wetlands
A Globally Recognized Important Bird Area

Robert Armstrong, Richard Carstensen, Mary Willson & Marge Hermans Osborn

This wildlife guide covers birds found around Mendenhall Glacier near Juneau, Alaska. Mendenhall Wetlands is widely recognized as one of the key stopover points for migratory waterfowl and shorebirds in coastal Alaska.




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