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.

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

The Field Guide to Dumb Birds of North America (Bird Books, Books for Bird Lovers, Humor Books) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781452174037
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 2nd, 2019

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The Peregrine Cover Image
By J. A. Baker, Robert Macfarlane (Introduction by)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781590171332
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Published: NYRB Classics - December 31st, 2004

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

The Genius of Birds Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780399563126
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Published: Penguin Books - April 11th, 2017

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

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

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

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

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