Heyday Bay Area Wildlife: An Irreverent Guide Heyday Bay Area Wildlife: An Irreverent Guide
Heyday Bay Area Wildlife: An Irreverent Guide Heyday Bay Area Wildlife: An Irreverent Guide

Bay Area Wildlife: An Irreverent Guide

By Jeff Miller


Publication Date: November 12, 2024

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Learn about the wildlife of the Bay Area from a lifelong protector of endangered species, and enjoy the wild ride.Jeff Miller's quirky guide to the coolest animal neighbors in the Bay Area will have you gawking at elk, whooping with cranes, and crowning yourself a crossing guard for newts before you know it. Join Jeff on a local safari to meet more than sixty species of mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, amphibians, and insects, and discover the fascinating and sometimes bizarre mating, feeding, and athletic antics of our most charismatic animals.Portraits by Obi Kaufmann, the renowned conservationist artist who created The California Field Atlas, bring each animal to vivid life alongside fun facts, comical photos, and maps to help you scope out the best spots to find your furred, feathered, slimy, and slithery friends. Imbued with the author’s deep compassion for the well-being of our local fauna, Bay Area Wildlife reveals why each of these creatures matters, as well as the threats that loom over our region's incredible biodiversity.

About the Author

Jeff Miller is the founder of the Alameda Creek Alliance and has served as executive director since 1997. Jeff also works with the Center for Biological Diversity on media, outreach, writing endangered species listing petitions, and working on biodiversity issues and endangered species protection throughout California. He lives in Ashland, OR.Obi Kaufmann is the author and illustrator of The California Field Atlas (2017), The State of Water (2019), The Forests of California (2020), The Coasts of California (2022), and The Deserts of California (2023), all published by Heyday.

Format: Trade Paperback

Length: 368 pages

Publisher: Heyday

Publication Date: November 12, 2024

ISBN: 9781597146630

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