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Birds of San Francisco and the Bay Area

3.81  ·  Rating Details ·  16 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
These attractive guides identify the birds most likely to be seen in your city's backyards, streets and parks. Introduces the fascinating and popular pastime of bird-watching. Includes advice on building feeders and birdhouses. Color illustrations help you identify birds quickly while the text provides interesting information about each bird. These books are easy-to-use re ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published February 1st 1997 by Lone Pine Publishing (first published June 12th 1996)
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Scott Cox
Jan 18, 2016 Scott Cox rated it it was amazing
Joe Morlan has taught Ornithology night classes in San Francisco for decades. He can be called the "dean" of San Francisco Bay Area birding as he has introduced, and educated many to the joys found in the art & science of birding. What little I know about birding (and that's certainly not Joe's fault!), I credit to Joe Morlan who has faithfully taught so many to appreciate his first love in nature.
Jul 30, 2007 Brian rated it liked it
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I ordered this book online before a trip out to San Francisco. I was a bit disappointed with it as it is not a field guide. It is more of a beginning birder's magazine of common birds in the area. That said, it was helpful at listing the common birds I could expect to see, especially the ones not found on my (eastern) side of the country. I really didn't need a full page devoted to the European Starling. I ended up using my National Geographic field guide, however, to actually identify what I wa ...more
Mara Gaulzetti
Apr 13, 2011 Mara Gaulzetti rated it liked it
This is a really handy book which features some of the more common birds of the Bay Area. It is well illustrated, and although there isn't as much information about the birds calls, habitats, etc as a traditional field guide, it provides a very good overview for the backyard birder. I would definitely recommend this book to anyone interested in learning more about the birds that coexist with us here in the city!
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