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Sierra birds : a hiker's guide

Author: John Muir Laws; California Academy of Sciences.
Publisher: Berkeley, CA : Heyday Books, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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"From the distinctive Mountain Quail and Great Gray Owl to the seemingly indistinguishable small brown birds, the Sierra Nevada is alive with flapping, soaring, hopping, perching, swooping, twittering, squawking, and hooting bird life. Here is a brilliantly illustrated, thoroughly annotated, and uniquely arranged guide that anyone -- with or without formal training -- can use to identify birds in the Sierra Nevada,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Field guides
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Muir Laws; California Academy of Sciences.
ISBN: 9781597144858 1597144851
OCLC Number: 1089344286
Notes: "California Academy of Sciences."
Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Waterbirds 10 --
Hawks & Owls 18 --
Red Birds 28 --
Orange Birds 30 --
Yellow Birds 32 --
Green Birds 36 --
Blue Birds 39 --
Gray, Black, & White Birds 44 --
Brown Birds 52.
Responsibility: written and illustrated by John Muir Laws.

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"From the distinctive Mountain Quail and Great Gray Owl to the seemingly indistinguishable small brown birds, the Sierra Nevada is alive with flapping, soaring, hopping, perching, swooping, twittering, squawking, and hooting bird life. Here is a brilliantly illustrated, thoroughly annotated, and uniquely arranged guide that anyone -- with or without formal training -- can use to identify birds in the Sierra Nevada, from the Feather River in the north through Sequoia National Park in the south. And it will fit in your back pocket. Book jacket."--Jacket.

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