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Cover - Hummingbirds of the West

Hummingbirds of the West, by Pinau Merlin

Hummingbirds, with their iridescent plumage, pugnacious nature, and high-energy lifestyle, are some of North America's most captivating birds. They both fascinate and entertain. They also can be a challenge to identify for many people. That's why the Desert Museum produced this colorful new guide. more...


Cover - Soaring Birds of the West

Soaring Birds of the West, Pinau Merlin

Majestic, powerful, Elegant. Hawks, eagles and other soaring birds inspire awe and capture our imaginations as they float effortlessly above us. Learning to identify raptors is a fascinating, fun and engaging activity. This new pocket guide makes it easy! more...


Cover - Guide to Birds of the Salton Sea

Guide to Birds of the Salton Sea, Barbara W. Massey and Richard Zembal

This volume is the first full-length book to focus attention on the Sea's unique natural wonders and importance while providing a wealth of useful information for birders and naturalists. more...


Cover - A Guide to Southern Arizona Bird Nests & Eggs

A Guide to Southern Arizona Bird Nests & Eggs, Pinau Merlin

Southern Arizona is one of the premier birding locations in the United States. This book gives birders, naturalists and visitors to the region information on desert nests in this world-renowned birding hot-spot. Each entry includes Nest Shape and Material, Habitat and Location, Eggs, Possible Builder, Natural History, Diet and Feeding, and Similar Nests. more...


Cover - The Secret Lives of Hummingbirds

The Secret Lives of Hummingbirds, David Wentworth Lazaroff

The Secret Lives of Hummingbirds takes the reader into the high-energy world of North America's smallest bird. There is a sense of mystery that surrounds hummingbirds. more...


Cover - Vanishing Circles: Portraits of Disappearing Wildlife of the Sonoran Desert Region

Vanishing Circles: Portraits of Disappearing Wildlife of the Sonoran Desert Region, By Linda M. Brewer
Foreword by Richard Leakey

Vanishing Circles is a richly illustrated volume documenting an important Desert Museum exhibition and showcasing the beauty and diversity of species rapidly disappearing from the American Southwest. more...