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6 edition of Field Guide to Owls of California and the West (California Natural History Guides) found in the catalog.

Field Guide to Owls of California and the West (California Natural History Guides)

by Hans J. Peeters

  • 330 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Birds & birdwatching,
  • Birds (ornithology),
  • Bird Anatomy And Physiology,
  • Bird Watching,
  • Nature,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Animals,
  • Birds & Birdwatching - Guides,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • Nature / General,
  • Birds & Birdwatching - General,
  • Life Sciences - Zoology - Ornithology,
  • California,
  • Owls,
  • West (U.S.)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages346
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10434859M
    ISBN 100520247418
    ISBN 109780520247413
    OCLC/WorldCa82772646

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Field Guide to Owls of California and the West (California Natural History Guides) by Hans J. Peeters Download PDF EPUB FB2

Far more than a Field Guide to the Owls of California and the West, this wonderful book is a primer in ornithology, a work of strong scholarship, a guide to conservation, and an entertainment. Peeters is a distinguished raptor biologist, a bird painter and illustrator, a naturalist of extraordinary experience/5(11).

This accessible guide, full of intriguing anecdotes, covers all 19 species of owls occurring in North America. More than an identification guide, Field Guide to Owls of California and the West describes the biology and behavior of owls to make finding and identifying them easier and watching them more enjoyable.

The guide also explores the. Far more than a Field Guide to the Owls of California and the West, this wonderful book is a primer in ornithology, a work of strong scholarship, a guide to conservation, and an entertainment.

Peeters is a distinguished raptor biologist, a bird painter and illustrator, a naturalist of extraordinary experience/5.

Field Guide to Owls of California and the West book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Most owls are almost perfectly adapte /5(3). Field Guide to Owls of California and the West, Hans Peeters. This accessible guide, full of intriguing anecdotes, covers all 19 species of owls occurring in North America.

More than an identification guide, Field Guide to Owls of California and the West describes the biology and behavior of owls to make finding and identifying them easier and. This accessible guide, full of intriguing anecdotes, covers all 19 species of owls occurring in North America.

More than an identification guide, Field Guide to Owls of California and the West describes the biology and behavior of owls to make finding and identifying them easier and watching them more enjoyable. The guide also explores the Brand: University of California Press.

Authors: Forsman, Eric D. Publication Year: Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL) Source: Journal of Raptor Research. 44(1): Abstract. Field Guide to Owls of California and the West.

Written primarily for nonprofessionals,this little field guide is a treasure trove of published and unpublished information on the natural history and distribution of owls in the western United Cited by: 1. Field Guide to Owls of California and the West (California Natural History Guides #93) (Paperback) By Hans J.

Peeters. University of California Press,pp. Publication Date: October 9, Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover (10/1/). This accessible guide, full of intriguing anecdotes, covers all 19 species of owls occurring in North America.

More than an identification guide, "Field Guide to Owls of California and the West" describes the biology and behavior of owls to make finding and identifying them easier and watching them more enjoyable/5(19). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

This accessible guide, full of intriguing anecdotes, covers all 19 species of owls occurring in North America. More than an identification guide, Field Guide to Owls of California and the West describes the biology and behavior of owls to make finding and identifying them. Field guide to owls of California and the West.

Berkeley: University of California Press, © (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Hans J Peeters.

Table of contents for Field guide to owls of California and the West / Hans Peeters. Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog. Note: Contents data are machine generated based on pre-publication provided by the publisher.

Beautifully illustrated, with more than 1, species of birds. Easy to use, and a good size for the field. Matches the latest American Ornithological Society taxonomy. Good for novice to experienced birders. Features a fold-out visual index and thumb tabs. The binding isn't that good, leading the cover to separate or the glue to melt.

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Field Guide to Owls of California and the West (California Natural History Guides) by Hans J. Peeters, October 9,University of California Press edition, Hardcover in English - 1 edition. Owls of Southern Africa, The. by Kemp, Alan and Simon Calburn. pp, ISBN: hardcover; reference and illustrated guide to all 12 owls of southern Africa; large artistic color plate shows a single adult; another sketches show each bird in various poses; mini-chapter of pages on each bird reviews life history, behavior, diet, descriptions; 47 pages introduce the general.

The Northern California coast--from Monterey County to the Oregon border--is home to some of the richest avian habitats on the North American continent. Field Guide to Birds of the Northern California Coast provides a comprehensive ecological overview of this extensive and diverse region.

It features detailed discussions of the area's most common waterbirds, raptors, and landbirds and. The California Coastal Commission’s Whale Tail License Plate Grants Program provided the lead grant to develop this guide.

The California Coastal Commission works to protect, conserve, restore, and enhance environmental and human-based resources of the California coast and ocean for environmentally sustainable and prudent use by current andFile 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 Brand: Adventure Publications, Incorporated.

Cowboys sometimes called these owls "howdy birds," because they seemed to nod in greeting from the entrances to their burrows in prairie-dog towns. Colorful fiction once held that owls, prairie-dogs, and rattlesnakes would all live in the same burrow at once.

A long-legged owl of open country, often active by day, the Burrowing Owl is popular with humans wherever it occurs, but it has become.From deserts and grasslands to glaciers and the spectacular Pacific coast, California is a naturalists paradise.

The authors of the California Natural History Guides have walked into wildfires, plunged into shark infested waters, scaled the Sierra Nevada, peeked under rocks, and gazed into the sky to present the most extensive California More.

(NOTE: this guide currently only comes in an Eastern U.S. version, so this isn’t the one to get if you’re visiting the West Coast). Best Guide for the Field - National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America - With stunning artwork and comprehensive coverage, the National Geographic guide remains the favorite of many serious.