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Backyard Birds of the Inland Empire

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ISBN-10: 1597141321

ISBN-13: 9781597141321

Edition: 2010

Authors: Sheila N. Kee

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List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Heyday
Binding: Paperback
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Getting Started
Introduction
How to Use This Book
Location, Location, Location
Tools
Top Ten Points for Beginners to Know
Lists of Common Inland Empire Yard Birds
Most Likely to Be Seen Yard Birds: Permanent, Year-Round Residents and Breeders
Visitors
Birds by Size
Birds by Behavior
Birds by Group
Species Descriptions Arranged by Conspicuous Color
Blue Accents
Western Bluebird
Western Scrub Jay
Yellow Accents
Lesser Goldfinch
Wilson's Warbler
American Goldfinch
Pine Siskin
Orange-crowned Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Bullocks Oriole (female)*
Hooded Oriole (female)*
Red Accents
House Finch (male)
American Robin
Northern Flicker (Red-shafted)
Red-shouldered Hawk (adult)
Red-tailed Hawk (adult)
Green Accents
Costa's Hummingbird
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Anna's Hummingbird
Black (Iridescent)
Brown-headed Cowbird (male)
Phainopepla (male)
European Starling (adult)
Brewer's Blackbird (male)
American Crow
Common Raven (see photo at American Crow)
Black and White
Black-throated Gray-Warbler
Black Phoebe
White-crowned Sparrow (adult)
Nuttall's Woodpecker
Acorn Woodpecker
Black and Orange
Hooded Oriole (male)
Black-headed Grosbeak (male)
Bullock's Oriole (male)
Gray
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Bushrit
Warbling Vireo
Western Screech Owl
Northern Mockingbird
Rock Dove
Band-tailed Pigeon
Cooper's Hawk
Phainopepla (female)*
Brown: Light to Dark
House Wren
Bewick's Wren
House Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Cedar Waxwing
California Towhee
Hermit Thrush
Killdeer
Mourning Dove
Barn Owl
Great Horned Owl
Greater Roadrunner
Brewer's Blackbird (female)*
Red-shouldered Hawk (immature)*
Red-tailed Hawk (immature)*
American Kestrel (female)*
House Finch (female and immature)*
Brown-headed Cowbird (female and immature)*
White-crowned Sparrow (immature)*
European Starling (immature)*
Black-headed Grosbeak (female and immature)*
Multicolored: Three Distinct Colors
Cliff Swallow
Dark-eyed Junco
Western Tanager
Spotted Towhee
American Kestrel (male)
Rock Dove**
Appendices
Look-alikes
Hummingbird Females and Immatures
Hawks in Flight and Immatures
Oriole and Tanager Females and Immatures
Sparrow, Finch, Starling, and Grosbeak Females and Immatures
Dark Birds
Unusual Birds You Might See in Your Yard
Attracting Birds to Your Yard
Plan your "Birdscape"
"Birdscaping" Suggestions
Birder Ethics and Potential Human Impacts
Food Preferences of Inland Empire Birds
Plants for Attracting Birds
What Else Can I Do?
Activities to Help You Learn More
Places and Organizations to Help You Learn More
References and Suggested Reading
Glossary
Index to Birds in This Book