Synopses & Reviews
California Seashore Life, An Introduction to Familiar Plants and Animals, is a must-have, reference guide for beginners and experts alike. Whether you're hiking along the coast, relaxing at the beach, or cruising along the shoreline, you'll want to take along a copy of this indispensable guide. The Pocket Naturalist(tm) series is an introduction to common plants and animals and natural phenomena. Each pocket-sized, folding guide highlights up to 150 species and most feature a map identifying prominent sanctuaries and outstanding natural attractions. Each is laminated for durability. (3 1/2 X 8 1/4 folded, opens to 22 X 8 1/4, color illustrations)
California Seashore Life features commonly viewed birds, mollusks, marine mammals and fish. Laminated for durability, these handy folding guides are a great resource of portable information. A map of tidal zones completes this indispensable resource.
Thorough and copiously illustrated, this pocket-sized reference highlights more than 140 species of seashore plants and animals found in California. Laminated for durability, this useful guide is a great source of portable information and ideal for field use by novices and experts alike.
The zone between the dry land and the wet land is its own unique ecosystem with its own inhabitants. California Seashore Life is the essential pocket-sized, folding guide for the seasonal tourist, beachcomber and state resident. Created and printed in the USA and updated in 2012 with a new cover design, this beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 130 familiar species of seashore plants and animals. Laminated for durability, it will last along with your seashore memories.
From the playful sea otter to the gargantuan elephant seals, the California coastline encompasses a variety of diverse habitats that are home to thousands of species of plants and animals. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species of birds, marine mammals, nearshore fishes, seashore creatures, seashells and plants. It also includes a tidal zone map that shows at what tidal depth the species occur. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by visitors and residents alike. Made in the USA.
About the Author
Zoologist James Kavanagh has researched and written more than 450 publications pertaining to wildlife observation and outdoor recreation. His unique talent is in taking complex information and synthesizing the salient points to make knowledge about nature and the outdoors more accessible to novices, and to present quick, portable reference information for more experienced wildlife and outdoor enthusiasts. His books have sold more than 5 million copies worldwide.