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A diverse and habitat-rich state, California offers many spectacular wildlife viewing opportunities. On a visit to California there is an opportunity to see grey whales breaching off the coast during migration, to thousands of snow geese taking to flight at the same moment. California Wildlife is the ideal pocket-sized, folding guide for the seasonal visitor or resident. Over 140 familiar species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, insects and fishes are highlighted with exquisite illustrations. Created and printed in the USA, this guide was updated in 2012 with a new cover design and a back panel map highlighting the state's prominent wildlife sanctuaries. This is the nature guide to take along as you marvel at the diversity of California's wildlife.
California Wildlife, An Introduction to Familiar Species, is a must-have, reference guide for beginners and experts alike. Whether you're on a nature hike or taking a stroll in your neighborhood, you'll want to take along a copy of this indispensable guide.The Pocket Naturalist 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. (31/2 X 81/4 folded, opens to 22 X 81/4, color illustrations, map)
California Wildlife is a pocket-sized, folding Pocket Naturalist guide highlighting the most commonly seen birds, mammals, marine life and insects. Laminated for durability, these handy guides are a great source of portable information for all levels of nature enthusiasts. A map of state parks and preserves completes this essential guide.
Thorough and effective, this beautifully illustrated reference spotlights more than 140 species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, insects, and fishes found in California and includes a map featuring prominent, state-wide wildlife sanctuaries. Laminated for durability, this handy guide is ideal for field use by novices and experts alike.
The state fish and#150; the California golden trout and#150; is one of thousands of species of animals inhabiting the diverse ecosystems found throughout The Golden State. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes and butterflies/insects and includes a map featuring prominent wildlife-viewing areas. 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.