By Ted Beedy,Ed Pandolfino,Keith Hansen

ISBN-10: 0520274938

ISBN-13: 9780520274938

ISBN-10: 0520274946

ISBN-13: 9780520274945

This fantastically illustrated and straightforward booklet provides the main up to date details to be had in regards to the usual histories of birds of the Sierra Nevada, the origins in their names, the habitats they like, how they convey and engage with each other, their relative abundance, and the place they ensue in the area. every one species account gains unique illustrations via Keith Hansen.

In addition to characterizing person species, Birds of the Sierra Nevada additionally describes ecological zones and poultry habitats, fresh traits in populations and levels, conservation efforts, and greater than one hundred sixty infrequent species. it's also a word list of phrases, particular maps, and an intensive bibliography with over 500 citations.

Show description

Read Online or Download Birds of the Sierra Nevada: Their Natural History, Status, and Distribution PDF

Similar birdwatching books

The Herons of Europe (Poyser Monographs) - download pdf or read online

Even though nearly all of the world's Herons reside within the tropics and subtropics, Europe is domestic to 9 species, a few huge, a few small, a few colonial, a few solitary breeders. hugely really good birds, they convey many attention-grabbing modifications of their behaviour and ecology and are a favorite team for plenty of ornithologists.

New PDF release: The Common Eider (Poyser Monographs)

A typical sight round the extra northerly seashores of the British Isles, the typical Eider is the biggest duck within the northern hemisphere. The eider is especially good tailored to cold-water environments; the insulating homes of eider down are iconic. The species is taxonomically attention-grabbing, with a variety of well-marked subspecies reflecting the styles of ice assurance in the course of historic glaciations, and those geese have additionally supplied the focal point for a couple of very important behavioural reviews, specifically on feeding ecology and effort budgets.

Birds of Prey: Hawks, Eagles, Falcons, and Vultures of North - download pdf or read online

A visually wonderful, complete source on North America’s birds of prey

New PDF release: 50 Top Birding sites in Kenya

For the first actual time, neighborhood and vacationing birders can have an in depth consultant to Kenya’s most sensible birding websites. The booklet may help them to find the most important species in each one sector, together with sought-after ‘specials’ and endemics. It deals: a close map for every website with particular information on what to appear for and the place information regarding the birds more likely to be obvious, descriptions of every website, indicating the vegetation and flora and fauna which may be encountered as well as the birds, suggestions for making plans your journey, highway instructions to every web site.

Additional resources for Birds of the Sierra Nevada: Their Natural History, Status, and Distribution

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Birds of the Sierra Nevada: Their Natural History, Status, and Distribution by Ted Beedy,Ed Pandolfino,Keith Hansen


by Daniel
4.3

Rated 4.39 of 5 – based on 43 votes