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Stan Tekiela’s famousBirds of California Field Guidehas been delighting bird watchers for years. Now, the award-winning author has written the perfect bird identification guide for children!The Kids’ Guide to Birds of Californiafeatures 86 of the most common and important birds to know, with species organized by color for ease of use. Do you see a yellow bird and don’t know what it is? Go to the yellow section to find out. Each bird gets a beautiful full-color photograph and a full page of neat-to-know information such as field marks, calls/songs, a range map, and Stan’s cool facts that make identification a snap. Fun bonus activities for the whole family, like building a birdhouse and preparing your own bird food, make this the perfect introduction to bird identification for a new generation!
Inside You’ll Find
86 of the most common and important California birds to know
Species organized by color for quick and easy identification
Full-color photographs and a full page of information for each bird
Field marks, favorite hangouts, range maps, Stan’s cool facts and more
BONUS: Fun activities for the whole family to enjoy
About the Author
Naturalist, wildlife photographer, and writer Stan Tekiela is the author of more than 190 field guides and educational books presenting many species of animals and plants. With a Bachelor of Science degree in Natural History from the University of Minnesota and as an active professional naturalist for more than 25 years, Stan studies and photographs wildlife throughout the United States and Canada. He has received various national and regional awards for his books and photographs. Also a well-known columnist and radio personality, his syndicated column appears in more than 25 newspapers and his wildlife programs are broadcast on a number of Midwest radio stations.