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Sierra Birds: A Hiker's Guide

Sierra Birds: A Hiker's Guide

by John Muir Laws


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Over 35,000 copies sold! As a naturalist managing the field studies program at the California Academy of Sciences, John Muir Laws noticed that novice birders often distinguish birds by color and size rather than species. This inspired him to createSierra Birds: A Hiker's Guide, a unique book that assumes no prior birding knowledge on the part of the reader. Color-coded keys eliminate the time-consuming frustration of thumbing randomly through a guide, and a cross-index is also included for more advanced birders. All this in a format that is simply organized, lightweight, and small enough to tuck inside a pocket. A first-rate naturalist, Laws is also an accomplished artist. His illustrations are lively, colorful, and accurate, and drawn to represent species in the manner in which one generally sees them in the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781597144872
Publisher: Heyday
Publication date: 05/28/2019
Pages: 64
Sales rank: 260,089
Product dimensions: 4.50(w) x 8.75(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Hawks & Owls18
Red Birds28
Orange Birds30
Yellow Birds32
Green Birds36
Blue Birds39
Gray, Black, & White Birds44
Brown Birds52