About the Book
Recently published ~ July 30, 2015. This publication presents the atlas results in the traditional soft cover smaller 8" x 10" format. It is a practical reference guide to Solano's nesting birds, and includes a new introduction to the county as well as updated detailed accounts for all 147 breeding species in Solano County. This atlas also describes current and historical distribution, habitat, conservation, and population trends, an introduction to the biogeography of Solano County, and individual maps for every breeding species.
Murray Berner is a North Bay Area field ornithologist, field trip leader, and occasional teacher. He also wrote the species accounts for the Napa County BBA. When not observing the habits of the region's nesting birds, Murray follows songbird migration through the Coast Range canyons and across its ridges. ~ Pamela Rose Hawken is a retired entrepreneur, and is currently an avid bird photographer. Her photos have been published in Audubon publications and breeding atlases, as well as the recently published The Beauty of Birding available on Blurb.com and Amazon. ______________________________________________________________________________________ Murray is the author of the SOLANO COUNTY BREEDING BIRD ATLAS; Pamela designed this publication; photographs are by both Murray and Pamela. ______________________________________________________________________________________ Murray is also the author of THE BEAUTY OF BIRDING. Photography, concept, and design are by Pamela.