Finding Birds in San Diego County, California

Lawrence's Goldfinch            Lawrence's Goldfinch

Want to see dozens of Elegant Terns fishing?
Listen and look for Ridgway's Rail in the cattails?
Watch a Peregrine Falcon send hundreds of shorebirds into frenzied flight?
Climb over mountains in a quest to locate Mountain Quail and White-headed Woodpecker?
Search for rarities like Masked Booby, Painted Redstart, eastern warblers, and Red-throated Pipit?
Hear the buzzing of California Gnatcatcher and the twittering of Lawrence's Goldfinch?

Now you can, by ordering a copy of Finding Birds in San Diego County, California! This book provides detailed accounts of the best areas to bird in San Diego County: mountains, seashore, marshes, lakes, and grasslands. At the end of the book is a comprehensive county bird checklist covering the past ten years. Each chapter contains the following information:
- Habitat
- Target birds
- Description
- Birding suggestions
- Driving directions

PREVIEW the "Introduction" by clicking here!
PREVIEW the "Julian and William Heise County Park" chapter by clicking here!
(previews open in new windows)

The print version of the book costs $20.00, which includes first-class postage. To order a copy of the book, choose from these options:
• Send a check for $20.00 to Henry Detwiler, 8815 S. Ave D., Yuma, AZ 85364, along with your name and address
• Click on the "Buy Now" button below to make an $20.00 payment using PayPal

A PDF version of the book is also available and costs $12.00. Pay $12 via check or PayPal and send me an e-mail, then I'll e-mail you the electronic copy of the bird guide. Thanks!


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