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  1. Trail Posts: A Literary Exploration of California's State Parks
    $18.00
    A lively introduction to California’s natural and literary heritage Learn More
  2. Butterflies of Southern California
    $7.95
    Butterflies of Southern California—including the desert, mountains and metro areas—beautifully illustrates 84 species of butterfly and nearly all of the corresponding caterpillar forms found in Southern California. This pocket-sized guide features color photos in a side-by-side format that makes it ideal for field use. Included along with most of the more common species are several of the most unique species of the region. Common and scientific names, adult size, season when they can be found, and their caterpillar host plants are listed. Nature enthusiasts of all ages will enjoy using this marvelous guide. Learn More
  3. Wildflowers of Southern California
    $7.95
    Wildflowers of Southern California: People exploring nature in Southern California can use this handy photographic field guide to identify common native wildflower species. The flowers in the guide are grouped by color to make identification as easy as possible, and the accompanying text indicates size, bloom period, and other characteristics of each plant. The guide’s six double-sided panels fold up into a packet narrow enough to fit in a back pocket yet sturdy enough to stand up under repeated use. Lamination has also made the guide waterproof. The plants identified in Southern California Wildflowers grow in a large area that includes the valleys, coastal mountains, and coastal plains of Los Angeles, San Diego, Santa Barbara, Orange and Ventura Counties and many other nearby places. Learn More
  4. Warblers of North America
    $7.95
    Warblers of North America provides comprehensive coverage of all the regularly occurring warblers of NA, plus a few rarities. Over 150 photos include breeding adults, nonbreeding and first-winter plumages of many species where pertinent, and immature male and female photos of some species. Similar species are often shown adjacent to each other to allow for direct comparison in the field. Each species includes a short description of their physical and plumage features, body and wingspan measurements, and preferred habitats. The status of each species, including seasonal frequency, resident or migrant occurrence, along with the habitat preferences are noted, and geographic occurrence for most species is provided. Learn More
  5. Tracks, Scats and Signs of Central and Northern California
    $7.95
    The wild mammals of central and northern California are often elusive and difficult to locate. They range from deserts to mountain tops. Their tracks, scats, and signs may be the best clue for the nature-wise detective whether a casual observer, amateur naturalist, or outdoor adventure enthusiast of any age. Now, a practical, convenient-sized guide for use in track-scene investigation. Color photos show common and some rare mammals of the region along with selected tracks, scats, and signs to facilitate visual identification of the animal or its trail. Mammals are listed by common and scientific name. Useful identification features including weight and size describe animals and signs, respectively, to facilitate field identification. Text explains behavioral, ecological, and habitat relationships for each species. Learn More
  6. Reptiles & Amphibians of Mojave Desert
    $7.95
    Reptiles and Amphibians of the Mojave: A guide featuring 41 of the most commonly encountered reptiles and amphibians native to the Mohave Desert region of the southwestern United States. Some of the rare and more unique species are included to underscore the biological importance of this interesting biome. The most current taxonomic and common names are used in this guide to assist the enthusiast in keeping abreast with the many changes in this dynamic field. This guide covers Joshua Tree National Park, Death Valley National Park, Mojave National Preserve, Lake Mead, Lake Mohave, Lake Havasu, California State Park, Antelope Valley, California Poppy Reserve and many other areas. Full color photographs and descriptions keying on important characters will help inexperienced and seasoned outdoors people to identify the animal. Species are grouped by similarity to each other which aides in quick comparisons of one animal to another. Accompanying the photograph is information on distribution, behavior, diet, and size of each species of the southwestern United States featuring the most common species and some of the more interesting or unique species found in the area. A photo of each species is included along with information on distribution, behavior, diet, and size. Learn More
  7. Raptors of Western North America
    $7.95
    Raptors of Western North America contains over 120 color photos of all the raptors that occur west of the Rocky mountains in the continental United States and Canadian provinces. Multiple photos for many species show a variety of plumage conditions for males, females and different color morphs, upperside and underside flight views, as well as a number of different wing shapes for each species in flight. Perched birds are also shown. Each species featured includes a short description of the physical features, its size, and preferred habitats. The status—seasonal frequency, resident or migrant, geographic breeding habitats—of each raptor within the range is also noted. Learn More
  8. Hummingbirds of North America
    $7.95
    Hummingbirds of North America is a quick and easy to use, light-weight, durable, all-weather field guide to the smallest, and some of the most colorful, popular, mysterious and alluring birds in North America—Hummingbirds. Over 100 stunning digital photographs depict every hummingbird species ever recorded in the United States and Canada. And just as importantly, each species is represented by a variety of images that show precisely which field marks to look for and how each may appear in the field at differing lighting angles. Organized by region (Widespread, Eastern, Pacific States, Rockies and Montane West, Desert Southwest, U.S./Mexican Borderland, etc.), the guide immediately sets users in the right direction by narrowing down the possibilities while answering the pivotal question: “Which hummingbirds occur in my region?” Designed to satisfy the needs of birders of all interest levels—but especially beginning and intermediate users trying to make sense of it all—this beautiful and amazingly informative six-fold guide will be an indispensable companion on all outings. Learn More
  9. Mammals of Southern California
    $7.95
    The wild mammals of southern California are often elusive and difficult to locate. They range from deserts to mountain tops. Their tracks, scats, and signs may be the best clue for the nature-wise detective whether a casual observer, amateur naturalist, or outdoor adventure enthusiast of any age. Now, a practical, convenient-sized guide for use in track-scene investigation. Color photos show common and some rare mammals of the region along with selected tracks, scats, and signs to facilitate visual identification of the animal or its trail. Mammals are listed by common and scientific name. Useful identification features including weight and size describe animals and signs, respectively, to facilitate field identification. Text explains behavioral, ecological, and habitat relationships for each species. Learn More
  10. Snakes of Southern California
    $7.95
    Snakes of Southern California: This fact-filled identification guide is an excellent resource for all outdoor and nature enthusiasts. It describes 26 species of snakes commonly found along the coast, mountains, and deserts of Southern California, including 6 venomous snakes. The guide also features color photos that make it ideal for field use. Common and scientific names, average adult size, habitat, diet, and behavior are described. Tips on field identification and safety instructions are also presented. Learn More

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