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Breeding Bird Atlas of Los Angeles County

June 27, 2016

AtlasLogoForWebsite2Many local birders put in a lot of time to bring this book to fruition, and we are eager, thrilled, and relieved to see that it is now on its way to the publishers.

List price: $49.95
20% discount if ordered by 7-15-16: -$9.99
Net: $39.96
Handling: Free if ordered by 15 July 2016
Sales tax @9% $3.60 (California shipping addresses only)
Shipping $8.00 to addresses in the contiguous United States
Total: $51.56 (California addresses) 

From the posting on Los Angeles Audubon Society:
This 660-page hardcover compendium addresses 228 species found with evidence of breeding during the 1995–1999 Atlas survey period plus 18 additional historical, island-breeding, and post-Atlas breeding species. Our Atlas findings are based on over 28,000 records provided by over 300 volunteer observers contributing more than 10,000 hours of field effort. The authors have supplemented this information by consulting extensive ornithological and paleontological literature, extracting data from over 5600 egg-set records, and analyzing trend data from eight county BBS routes and eight county CBC circles in the attempt to provide as comprehensive a picture of Los Angeles County’s breeding avifauna as possible.

Link to description and order page.

Order your copy today. Really! I’ve ordered mine.
[Chuck Almdale]

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3 Comments
  1. Dave Weeshoff permalink
    June 28, 2016 11:10 am

    Is it now OK to wear the BBA T-shirt I got for donating to the preparation of the Atlas a few years ago? Thanks to all for the hard work. Dave Weeshoff

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    • Chukar permalink*
      June 28, 2016 12:13 pm

      Dave: Wear it proudly, assuming it still fits. It may have shrunk over the decades. Mine died at the ripe old age of 120. (T-shirts age at the rate of 8 years for each human year.) Chuck

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  2. June 27, 2016 11:52 am

    How can any local birding enthusiast pass this up? A 600-page compendium of maps and species accounts for app. $50, postpaid!

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