The Southern California Nature Guide is a handy aid for area residents and visitors alike in identifying the animals and plants you'll find when visiting the region's great outdoors. This book teaches you to identify 393 species of mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, fish, trees, shrubs, herbs, grasses and ferns: * Color illustrations of each species * Native uses of plants * Ecology and range * Similar species cross-referenced * Maps showing ecoregions, parks and nature areas.
About the author
GREGORY KENNEDY has been an active naturalist since he was very young. He is the author of many books on natural history, and has also produced film and television shows on environmental issues and indigenous concerns in Southeast Asia, New Guinea, South and Central America, the High Arctic and elsewhere.