Birds and Birding in West Marin

With nearly 490 species recorded (over 50% of species of birds in North America), Point Reyes National Seashore easily claims the prize for the greatest avian diversity in any U.S. national park. The species total here, in fact, is larger than the species total in each of forty of the United States. Some of the factors responsible for attracting this amazing diversity are Point Reyes' location at an optimal latitude its diverse habitats, its location along the Pacific Flyway, and the shape of the peninsula which acts as a geographic magnet.

Included below are some books relating to birding specifically in Point Reyes and the California coast, as well as other classics of the genre.

Bird Feathers: A Guide to North American Species Cover Image
$34.95
ISBN: 9780811736183
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Published: Stackpole Books - September 3rd, 2010

Birds in the Ancient World: Winged Words Cover Image
$39.95
ISBN: 9780198713654
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - August 5th, 2018

Birds of Northern California Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780964081093
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Published: R.W. Morse Company - November 1st, 2016

A Californian's Guide to the Birds Among Us Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9781597143837
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Published: Heyday Books - August 1st, 2017

Field Guide to Birds of the Northern California Coast (California Natural History Guides #109) Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780520276178
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Published: University of California Press - August 6th, 2014

Field Guide to Owls of California and the West (California Natural History Guides #93) Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780520252806
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Published: University of California Press - October 9th, 2007

The Genius of Birds Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780399563126
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Published: Penguin Books - April 11th, 2017

In the Company of Crows and Ravens Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780300122558
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Published: Yale University Press - June 5th, 2007

Introduction to California Birdlife (California Natural History Guides #83) Cover Image
By Jules Evens, Ian Tait (Illustrator)
$26.95
ISBN: 9780520242548
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Published: University of California Press - April 7th, 2005

The Laws Guide to Drawing Birds Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781597141956
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Published: Heyday Books - April 1st, 2015

Raptors of California (California Natural History Guides #82) Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780520242005
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Published: University of California Press - February 28th, 2005

Secrets of the Oak Woodlands: Plants & Animals Among California's Oaks Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781597142625
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Published: Heyday Books - August 15th, 2013

The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Western North America: Second Edition (Sibley Guides) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780307957924
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Published: Knopf - March 29th, 2016