Nature Guides

Type: Books & Guides
Price: $9.00


Handy waterproof, foldable guides to the common and notable species of Southern (and the Central Coast of) California. Handy side-by-side images help with identification in the field.

Birds of Southern California includes information on their habitats, seasons, and field identification.

Local Birds of San Luis Obispo County: 200 species found on trail and at the shore.

Butterflies of Southern California beautifully illustrates 84 species of butterfly and nearly all of the corresponding caterpillar forms found in Southern California.

Mammals of Southern California including tracks, scats, and signs. Also contains description of ranges, habitats, sizes, and descriptions

Mushroom of California guide to 54 of the most common edible and poisonous species found in this region.

Night Sky is an excellent introduction to the stars, constellations, and nebulae that make up the visible sky at night.

Raptors of Western North America has more than 120 color photos of all the raptors that occur west of the Rocky mountains.

Seashore Life of California is a handy, laminated guide to identifying your mysterious tidepooling finds.

Shorebirds of North America has 200 photos to help you identify common shorebirds.

Wildflowers of Southern California with plant features, bloom season, and color groups. 

Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises of the Pacific Coast is an easy-to-use identification guide to 32 species of cetaceans.