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birds of California a complete, scientific and popular account of the 580 species and subspecies of birds found in the state by William Leon Dawson

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Published by South Moulton Co. in San Diego, CA .
Written in English


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Statementby William Leon Dawson ; illustrated by 16 photogravures, 32 full-page duotone plates ... chiefly by Donald R. Dickey ... [et al.] ; together with 44 drawings in the text and a series of 48 full-page color plates, chiefly by Major Allan Brooks.
ContributionsDickey, Donald R. 1887-1932., Brooks, Allan, 1869-1946.
The Physical Object
Pagination4 v. (xvii, 2121 p., [96] leaves of plates) :
Number of Pages2121
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17638158M

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This list of birds of California is a comprehensive listing of all the bird species seen naturally in the U.S. state of California as determined by the California Bird Records Committee (CBRC).. As of Janu , there are species on this list. Two of these species are endemic, 13 were introduced by humans (directly or indirectly), one species has been extirpated, and one was. “summer” is defined as birds that arrive in the spring and stay until fall. 3) Diet: The main food items. 4) Note: An interesting fact about the bird. 5) Conservation: Describes specific ways to conserve birds and their habitats. This is not a comprehensive guide to birds of the California coast, but an introduction to the speciesFile Size: 2MB.   Make bird watching in California even more enjoyable! With Stan Tekiela’s famous field guide, bird identification is simple and informative. There’s no need to look through dozens of photos of birds that don’t live in your area. This book features species of California birds, organized by color for ease of : Adventure Publications, Incorporated.   Habitat map by Rusty Scalf in Birds of Northern California. The book is organized taxonomically, covering the most common species found in the area. There are a few “extras”: A page of six vagrant warblers, an insert of Broad-winged Hawk on the Red-shouldered Hawk page, Glaucous Gull on the Glaucous-winged Gull page, etc.

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