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Birds of Yosemite and the East Slope

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Published by Artemisia Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nature/Ecology

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    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9345046M
    ISBN 100932347053
    ISBN 109780932347053
    OCLC/WorldCa232618195


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Birds of Yosemite and the East Slope by David Gaines Download PDF EPUB FB2

Birds of Yosemite and the East Slope Revised Edition. by David Gaines (Author) out of 5 stars 4 ratings. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

/5(3). Birds of Yosemite and the East Slope by Gaines, David and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Birds of Yosemite and the East Slope by Gaines, David, Used - AbeBooks Passion for books.

Sign On My Account Basket Help. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Responsibility: David Gaines, illustrated by Keith F. Hansen. Birds of Yosemite and the East Slope. David Gaines (revised ). Artemisia Press, Lee Vining, CA. An important distributional book on the most complex region of the Sierra by one of the state's greatest naturalists; strong on habitat preferences, seasonal cycles, and vivid prose.

Keith Hansen is a professional bird artist who illustrated Discovering Sierra Birds, Distributional Checklist of North American Birds, Birds of Yosemite and the East Slope, California Wild Lands, A. As a wildlife intake center volunteer, this book offers a lot of info into locations of types of birds, their habitats their elevations, history, how they interact and even communicate and much more.

Lists recent trends, ranges, seasonal range, conservation efforts too/5(19). Animal Life in the Yosemite. THE BIRDS. MONO FOX SPARROW, Passerella iliaca monoensis Grinnell and Storer, summers in Canadian Zone on east slope of Sierra Nevada, as at Mono Lake Post Office ( feet), Walker Lake ( feet), and on Parker Creek (at and feet).

Earliest spring record May 9,at Walker Lake; last fall. Strays to higher altitudes in summer and fall months, as in Yosemite Valley, near Glacier Point, and on slope north of Mirror Lake. Recorded once east of mountains, at Williams Butte, Septem Forages chiefly in foliage of oaks.

Birds of Yosemite and the East Slope, the late David Gaines, Artemisia Press. An important distributional book on the most complex region of the Sierra by one of the state's greatest naturalists; strong on habitat preferences, seasonal cycles, and vivid prose. Yosemite National Park. California.

This checklist includes the species of birds presently known to have occurred within the boundaries of Yosemite National Park and in El Portal. The bar graphs indicate seasonal occurrence and abundance of birds. For more detailed information, consult Birds of Yosemite and the East Slope (Gaines ).

Help improve this checklist by. Key to the Yosemite Birds will be found on pages The birds are segregated, first, on the basis of some conspicuous color or other characteristic and, second, on the basis of size, comparing with certain well-known birds.

Hawks, eagles, owls, and hummingbirds are not included since most people recognize these birds as to group. In the early fall, as is shown by records from Ten Lakes, McGee Lake trail, and the Clouds Rest trail near Little Yosemite Valley, the birds invade the higher mountains.

On the east slope of the mountains Slender-billed Nuthatches were found at Mono Mills on June 7and at Williams Butte, Walker Lake, and Warren Fork of Leevining.

Whole demeanor of bird very quiet. Voice (seldom heard): A single low note, churr, or cheer-r-r, burred at end.

Occurrence.—Common in summer in parts of Transition Zone and lower portion of Canadian Zone on west slope of Sierra Nevada; found also at Walker Lake, on the east slope. Birds of Yosemite and the East Slope, a volume belonging to a science writer friend, harbors an owl feather and the tip of a squirrel’s tail, evidence of a crime scene near Tioga Pass.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Birds of Yosemite and the East Slope at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5. Keith Hansen is a professional bird artist who illustrated Discovering Sierra Birds, Distributional Checklist of North American Birds, Birds of Yosemite and the East Slope, California Wild Lands, A Guide to the Nature Conservancy Preserves, and The Natural History of the Point Reyes Peninsula, among other books.

but was limited to the area around Yosemite—it was updated in as Birds of Yosemite and the East Slope. Published inDiscovering Sierra Birds, by Ed-ward Beedy and Stephen Granholm, covered the western slope only and focused on Yosemite, Kings Canyon, and Sequoia national parks.

The need for a book covering. Birds of Yosemite and the East Slope, by David Gaines, ASIN BP3Q46, Artemisia Press, Discovering Sierra Reptiles and Amphibians (Discovering Sierra Series), by Harold Basey, ISBNYosemite Association, Discovering Sierra Birds, by Ted Beedy, ISBNYosemite Association,   She also mentions a science writer whose copy of “Birds of Yosemite and the East Slope” contains an owl feather and the tip of a squirrel’s tail — remnants of.

Birds of the Sierra Nevada: Their Natural History, Status, and Distribution - Kindle edition by Beedy, Ted, Pandolfino, Ed, Hansen, Keith. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Birds of the Sierra Nevada: Their Natural History, Status, and Distribution/5(19).

Interestingly, they found that, while dates from eBird data were generally consistent with personal experience, they differed for many species from the best historical reference, David Gaines’, Birds of Yosemite and the East Slope (, Artemisia Press). For many insectivorous birds such as Olive-sided, Pacific Slope, and Ash-throated Flycatchers.

Keith Hansen is a professional bird artist who illustrated Discovering Sierra Birds, Distributional Checklist of North American Birds, Birds of Yosemite and the East Slope, California Wild Lands, A Guide to the Nature Conservancy Preserves, and The Natural History of the Point Reyes Peninsula, among other books.

You should also consider picking up an excellent resource of birding information for this area; David Gaines' book entitled Birds of Yosemite and the East Slope. The San Bernadino Mountains Only a minute drive from downtown Los Angeles you can find some of the finest montane birding in all of California.

Bald eagles are most likely to be seen at lower elevations in the Yosemite region and they have been reported as nesting at Bower Cave, Mariposa County.

With a wingspan reaching feet, the golden eagle is the largest of Sierran land birds. The birds are marked by dark brown coloring that becomes paler and more golden brown on the top and.

Knowing the habitats frequented by birds often helps to corroborate an identification, for you learn to look for certain species of birds in particular habitats.

Life zones —The variety of living conditions available to birds in the Yosemite region is reflected in the richness of its birdlife. In an airline distance of 70 miles, between the.

on the Heermann's Gull. David Gaines'book, "Birds of Yosemite and the East Slope", (), shows no records of this bird for Mono Lake and the area. Other birders will want to see this bird too. We'll try tomorrow as we're driving to Benton. Club Books, San Francisco, National Geographic Society, Fie ld Guide to the Birds of North America, Fouth Edition, David Gaines, Birds of Yosemite and the East Slope, Artemisia Press, Lee Vining, Edward C.

Beedy and Stephen L. Granholm, Discovering Sierra Birds: Western Slope, Yosemite Natural History Association, Birds of the Yosemite Sierra: A distributional survey by Gaines, David and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at One of the real joys of birding in the Yosemite region is the ready access to an incredible diversity of habitats, from valley grassland and oak woodlands on the west slope, to alpine peaks at the crest, and Great Basin desert habitats on the east slope.

Each zone has a unique subset of birds, making it possible to target a single habitat, or. Breeds over a wide zonal range from the Lower Sonoran to the Hudsonian life zone. at lower elevations in the Yosemite region, sparingly including Yosemite Valley and Wawona.

largely below 4, feet on the west slope of the Sierra. In the fall stragglers may reach 9, feet on the east slope. Books about Birds North American. The following is a list of books that have been published in the last 20 years or so.

It does not claim to be complete or exclusive. Some of the books are now out of print. Birds of Yosemite and the East Slope by D. Gaines The Breeding Bird Atlas of Ohio by B.G.

Peterjohn and D.L. Rice. Birds of Yosemite- on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Birds of YosemiteManufacturer: Yosemite Naturalist Division, Publishing.

Keith Hansen is a professional bird artist who illustrated Discovering Sierra Birds, Distributional Checklist of North American Birds, Birds of Yosemite and the East Slope, California Wild Lands, A Guide to the Nature Conservancy Preserves,and The Natural History of the Point Reyes Peninsula, among other books.

Frequents open forests with an understory of bushes. Forages well up in trees but nests on or near the ground. chiefly in the Transition and lower Canadian life zones along the west slope of the Sierra. Widespread M. In the Yosemite region, as at Yosemite Valley, to be found among the black oaks and maples.

NPSpecies_ National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior. Home. IRMA Portal; Search. Get a Park Species List; Find Parks Where a. Swallows are indeed harbingers of spring and are among the first arriving migrants in California.

This particular Barn Swallow, for example, documents the earliest ever arrival date in the Yosemite region (Gaineswho says this 3/24/78 record at El Portal is the "extreme" date for the west slope).

Gaines () also informs us that Barn. Fortunately, the authors of the Poyser book are also the authors of the Handbook of the Birds of the World chapter: Ormerod & Tyler (). Thus their prior research is now incorporated in a true "family" text, and now gilded with some dazzling photos.

Literature cited: Gaines, D. Bird of Yosemite and the East Slope. This is a comprehensive listing of all the bird species recorded in Yosemite National Park, which is in the U.S. state of list is based on one published by the National Park Service (NPS) with species confirmed to Between when the NPS list was compiled and Augustfour species have been added through eBird for a total of Birds of the Los Angeles Region.

by Garrett, Kimball L., Jon L. Dunn, and Bob Morse. pp, ISBN: softcover; small book with good color photos of of the more likely species in a 5-county area around the Los Angeles region; nice sized photos show most of the birds with male and female plumages; some smaller inset photos show similar species.

Data for this checklist was obtained from The Birds of Yosemite and the East Slope by David Gaines, and from other ornithologists familiar with the Mono Basin. For a thorough account of the Mono Basin avifauna The Birds of Yosemite is an indispensable and excellent guide worth investing in (currently out of print).

Keith Hansen is a professional bird artist who illustrated Discovering Sierra Birds, Distributional Checklist of North American Birds, Birds of Yosemite and the East Slope, California Wild Lands, A Guide to the Nature Conservancy Preserves, and The Natural History of the Point Reyes Peninsula, among other : University of California Press.Most of all, David loved Yosemite National Park, and published two classic books on the birds of Yosemite (Gaines; the latter [cover shown at right; the exceptional cover art is by Keith Hanson] also covered the Mono Basin in detail, although both texts covered both slopes of the Yosemite Sierra).Editors Note: This issue of Yosemite Nature Notes has been prepared by the class of the Yosemite Field School.

Cover Photo: Aerial view of Tenaya Lake-Tuolumne Meadows area, Yosemite Notional Park. Made and donated to Yosemite Museum by Mr.

Clarence Sleek oApies, California. See for outline index chart.