Handy reference book describes and depicts 50 species commonly found in the Southwest, particularly those occurring in National Park Service areas.
All serious North American birders eventually end up in Southern California. This is not due to Hollywood, Disneyland, or Malibu beaches. The vast, varied topography that is Southern California has recorded over 555 naturally occurring bird species, many of which are near endemics to its geography.
An illustrated guide to the identification of 129 common birds in the United States and southern Canada, describing their physical characteristics and habitats. Includes a table listing migration dates and nesting and feeding habits.
The American Southwest boasts a greater variety of bird species than can be found anywhere else in North America.