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Birds of the Lahontan Valley: A Guide to Nevada's Wetland Oasis

Field / Identification Guide

By: Graham Chisholm and Larry A Neel

224 pages, 60 illus, 4 maps

University of Nevada Press

Paperback | Jun 2001 | #126080 | ISBN: 0874174791
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About this book

Provide a comprehensive discussion of the geologic history of the area; the intricate relationships between climate, soil, vegetation, and local fauna; and the impact of humankind, from the ancient Paiute people to the farmers and ranchers of today. The book's greatest significance, however, lies in its detailed account of the bird species sighted in the Lahontan Valley.

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Graham Chisholm is executive director for the Nature Conservancy of California. Co-founder of the Great Basin Bird Observatory, he has been active in conserving the wetlands of the Lahontan Valley since 1992. Larry A. Neel is the nongame biologist for the Western Region of the Nevada Department of Wildlife, stationed in Fallon, Nevada. In this position, he has been involved in a diverse array of avian conservation projects, including serving as chief editor of the Nevada Partners in Flight Bird Conservation Plan.

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