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Coloring Southern California Birds

Watching and identifying wild birds in their natural habitat is a very popular pastime for many people. Being able to recognize birds at a glance is what many enthusiasts strive to do. Bird watchers of all ages will find Color and Learn Southern California Birds very helpful in the quick identification of many birds frequently seen.

This book has 40 commonly seen birds in southern California including year-round residents, migratory visitors, those occurring in coastal, wetlands, inland foothills, mountains, and desert regions. The book includes the common and scientific name of each bird, where it can be found, its food preferences, and something interesting about it. The illustrations provide an easy identification for those just starting to observe birds as well as a good review for those who are already familiar with them. The Color and Learn series will help you learn about birds as you add color and create your very own piece of artwork.

About the Author

Wendy Esterly

Wendy Esterly is a photographer, nature enthusiast, and avid birder. She volunteers at theNAT|San Diego Natural History Museum with the Canyoneers and at Mission Trails Regional Park in San Diego, California. For both organizations she is a trail guide and a member of the team who instruct the training course for future trail leaders. She has received awards from the City of San Diego, theNAT|San Diego Natural History Museum, and Mission Trails Regional Park for her volunteerism, and her photos have been used in publications and displays. Wendy is graciously donating her author royalties to support the San Diego Natural History Museum.