Field Guides and Literature
Selected guides and resources for learning more about California wildlife.
Alden, Peter, Heath, Fred. National Audubon Society Field Guide to California. Alfred A. Knopf. 1998.
Bauer, Nancy. California Wildlife Habitat Garden: How to Attract Bees, Butterflies, Birds and Other Animals. University of California Press. 2012.
Berthoin, Paola F., Bayless, Laura, Dotson, John et al. Passion for Place: Community Reflections on the Carmel River Watershed. 2012.
California Wildlife Conservation Challenges: California's Wildlife Action Plan. California Department of Fish and Wildlife. 2005.
Clark, Jeanne L. California Wildlife Viewing Guide. FalconGuides. 1996.
Elbroch, Mark and Michael Raymond Kresky. Field Guide to Animal Tracks and Scat of California. 2012.
Fenimore, Bill. Backyard Birds of California. Gibbs Smith. 2008.
Jameson Jr., E.W., Peeters, Hans J. Mammals of California. University of California Press. 2004.
Kaufman, Obi. The California Field Atlas. Heyday. 2017.
Kavanagh, James. The Nature of California. Waterford Press. 2005.
Kavanagh and Leung, California Wildlife: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Animals. Waterford Press. 2016.
Kramer, Gary. California Wildlife Impressions. Farcountry Press. 2006.
Marianchild, Kate. Secrets of the Oak Woodlands: Plants and Animals Among California's Oaks. 2014.
Muir, John. My First Summer in the Sierras
Muir, John. The Mountains of California.
Muir, John. Spiritual Writings. Orbis Books. 2013.
Muir, John. The Yosemite.
Stienstra, Tom. Foghorn Outdoors: California Wildlife. Rick Steves. 2000.
Tekiela, Stan. Birds of California. Adventure Publications. 2003.