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East Bay Nature carries a huge selection of field guides, nature-oriented books, children's books and fold-out guides from these publishers / distributors:*

ABA Audubon
Azalea Creek Bauer
Bay Nature Magazine Bee Diverse
Birdco Birding Company
Birdwatcher's Digest Crane Creek Graphics
DK Publishing Earth, Sun, Moon
Heyday Books Local Birds
Lone Pine Lukas Guides
MDIA Penguin Books
Quick Reference Guide Songbird Essentials
STOKES Willow Creek

* availability in each store may vary.

Conversation with a Hawk


One thing we hate to see when we look out the window into the backyard is a brownish streak that zips through and snatches a songbird. The culprit is usually a Cooper’s Hawk or a Sharp-shinned Hawk. And, to make things worse, to watch it eat the bird in front of you. I happened to be out in the yard filling bird baths when this exact thing took place, literally a few feet from me. Luckily, the hawk missed its victim and landed on the bird bath.

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