Common Dragonflies of California, Second Edition
A Beginner's Pocket Guide

Kathy Biggs, Color Photos by Rav Bruun

This first and only dragonfly field guide for California has been updated and expanded in a second edition. It provides clear, concise identification information and stunningly clear color photos of 100 species of dragonflies and damselflies.

With the recent boom in popular interest in dragonflies, this book is the handiest, most compact field guide available. This friendly guidebook allows amateur naturalists to identify what they see, with info on males vs.females, habitat, flight periods and behavior — a compact, affordable, accurate and fascinating "must-have" for western nature lovers.

The second edition features all new large close-up photos, updated flight seasons, clear and concise identification pointers, habitats, distribution and more. Not only that, it's easy to use and bring along: It fits in your pocket!


"Once again, Kathy Biggs has managed to pack an enormous amount of dragonfly information into an extremely compact format."
— Rich Bailowitz, author of 70 Common Butterflies of the Southwest


128 pages, 4-1/2" x 5-3/4", full-color cover, 211 color photographs, 15 other illustrations, bibliography, glossary, web references, checklist of species, index,2009. Published by Azalea Creek Publishing.
ISBN 978-0-9677934-6-7. trade paper

$9.95

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