Synopses & Reviews
"Fred A Ryser has studied the birds and mammals of the Great Basin region for over three decades. A faculty member in the Biology Department at the University of Nevada, Ren,o for thirty-two years, he is also the curator of the UNR Museum of Biology. Dr Ryser is currently at work on books covering the natural history of Lake Tahoe and the mammals of the Great Basin.".
Based on over thirty years of research, this comprehensive book on the diverse bird life of the Great Basin discusses the physiology, behavior, ecology, and distribution of over 300 species, including information on navigation, flight, territorial behavior, courtship, nesting, hunting, and the great migrations that pass through the region each year.