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Birding at the Bottom of the Bay

SCVAS Publication:
Birding at the Bottom of the Bay

cover of Birding at the Bottom of the Bay book

Best Guide to Birding
Southern San Francisco
Bay Area

This book is published by the Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society with descriptions written by the Bay Area's premier birders of their favorite birding locales.

Discover the best publicly-accessible birding sites in Santa Clara County and the Southern San Francisco Bay Area. This is the essential guide for birders of all levels, from beginner to advanced, and especially for those new to the Bay Area. Read an excerpt.

Includes five areas and 54 sites - from San Francisco Bay frontage lands, to the East and West foothills, the Valley floor, and South and East as far as Mount Madonna County Park and Henry Coe State Park.

Other Features

  • 158 pages with spiral binding
  • County bird checklist (383 recorded species!)
  • Locations for California specialties
  • Birding route directions
  • Maps and original artwork
  • Web site resource addresses
  • Revised Third Edition, 2002

If you are not a member of Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society already, become a member now and pick up this book for free in our Nature Shop as a welcome gift! If you only wish to purchase the book, stop by to get your copy for the rock bottom price of $10!

Also, check out our other book, the Breeding Bird Atlas of Santa Clara County (also free with membership), compiled and written by William Bousman and with contributions from over fifteen prominent birders.