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National Audubon Society Field Guide to California: Regional Guide: Birds, Animals, Trees, Wildflowers, Insects, Weather, Nature Pre Serves, and More [Hardcover]

By Peter Alden (Author), Fred Heath (Author), Amy Leventer (Author), Richard Keen (Author) & Wendy B. Zomlefer (Author)
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Item description for National Audubon Society Field Guide to California: Regional Guide: Birds, Animals, Trees, Wildflowers, Insects, Weather, Nature Pre Serves, and More by Peter Alden, Fred Heath, Amy Leventer, Richard Keen & Wendy B. Zomlefer...

Identifies one thousand types of California's plant and animal life, offers an overview of its natural history, and describes the state's beaches, parks, preserves, and forests

Publishers Description
Filled with concise descriptions and stunning photographs, the National Audubon Society Field Guide to California belongs in the home of every California resident and in the suitcase or backpack of every visitor. This compact volume contains:

An easy-to-use field guide for identifying 1,000 of the state's wildflowers, trees, mushrooms, mosses, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, butterflies, mammals, and much more;

A complete overview of California's natural history, covering geology, wildlife habitats, ecology, fossils, rocks and minerals, clouds and weather patterns and night sky;

An extensive sampling of the area's best parks, preserves, beaches, forests, islands, and wildlife sanctuaries, with detailed descriptions and visitor information for 50 sites and notes on dozens of others.

The guide is packed with visual information -- the 1,500 full-color images include more than 1,300 photographs, 14 maps, and 16 night-sky charts, as well as 150 drawings explaining everything from geological processes to the basic features of different plants and animals.

For everyone who lives or spends time in California, there can be no finer guide to the area's natural surroundings than the National Audubon Society Field Guide to California.
Peter Alden, principal author of this series, is a birder, naturalist, author, and lecturer. He has led nature tours to more than 100 countries and is the author of books on North American, Latin American, and African wildlife. Peter organized an event called Biodiversity Day, the first of which took place in his hometown of Concord, Massachusetts.

Fred Heath, author of several sections of this guide, as well as regional consultant, is a naturalist, field trip leader, and lecturer, who is active in the Los Angeles chapter of the National Audubon Society and the North American Butterfly Association.

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Item Specifications...

Studio: Knopf
Pages   447
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 7.73" Width: 4.17" Height: 0.87"
Weight:   0.95 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   May 26, 1998
Publisher   Knopf
Edition  New  
ISBN  0679446788  
ISBN13  9780679446781  

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More About Peter Alden, Fred Heath, Amy Leventer, Richard Keen & Wendy B. Zomlefer

National Audubon Society RICHARD K. WALTON is director and co-founder of the Monarch Monitoring Project for the New Jersey Audubon, a non-profit organization that promotes environmental awareness and conservation. He has studied at Hobart College and Lesley College.

National Audubon Society has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Audubon Field Guide
  2. National Audubon Society Field Guide
  3. National Audubon Society Field Guides (Hardcover)
  4. National Audubon Society Field Guides (Paperback)
  5. National Audubon Society Pocket Guides
  6. National Audubon Society Regional Field Guides

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Reviews - What do customers think about National Audubon Society Regional Guide to California?

These are great field guide books  May 18, 2008
These Audbon field guides are really great for lots information in a small book. I wish they would put one out for Minnesota/Upper Midwest.
Great book for an all purpose overview  Apr 20, 2008
This was my first field guide and it served us well on many a hike. The only problem I found was that I needed more detail on wildflowers, so I've augmented with a specific field guide to wild flowers. Other than that, this is perfectly shaped to fit into an outside pants pocket for easy access; pictures are fantastic, as are descriptions.

I don't use it much for birding, as again I've got a more extensive guide book to birds. It's primarily for the fauna.

Well worth the investment.
audubon  Nov 13, 2007
A great quick reference that covers everything from flora to fauna to star maps and parks.
National Audubon Society Regional Guide to California  Jan 10, 2007
I own numerous Audubon nature books. They are all wonderful to have for reference. Instead of taking many of my Audubon books with me on my outings, I wanted to have one general and all inclusive book when space was limited, so I purchased this one. It lives up to the Audubon reputation!
Just like all my other Audubon books, this one is first rate! My 7 year old will even go for these books and enjoys the colorful pictures!
Easy to use guide  Aug 2, 2005
Upon moving to a less developed area of CA, I wanted a quick reference to identify wildlife I was starting to observe. This guide is a great way to get started. It is very well organized into groups (reptiles, birds, trees, etc.) and I am able to find what I am looking for quickly and easily. It has great pictures and descriptions that are detailed enough without going overboard. (It is supposed to be a QUICK reference.) The only negative is that sometimes I see something in the wild that is not in the guide. However, due to the large variety of subject matter that is covered, this is totally understandable. If I want more detail on a specific subject, I will need to purchase a book that concentrates on that subject. Overall a great guide to start enjoying the CA wilderness.

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