Birds of Napa County

A birds-eye view of the wine country

From grebes, herons, loons, and ducks to creepers, owls, flycatchers, and sparrows, there is a liveliness to renowned illustrator Hermann Heinzel’s Napa. Its playfulness, sophistication, and emotion add depth to our understanding of this place that two million people visit each year. It is more than just a convenient bird guide: it reveals a world beyond vineyards, an affirmation that there is both a beauty and a magic to the forests and rolling hills of Napa.

With over three hundred species of birds depicted realistically in their natural environment–poking at the ground or pecking at pinecones–organized by species as well as by season and region, Birds of Napa County has everything for the experienced or novice birder, including a locater map, a checklist, and a section on rare birds. And it will fit in your back pocket.

About the Author

Hermann HeinzelHermann Heinzel, who lives in the south of France, has been involved with birds and bird illustration for many years, working for television, magazines, and book publishers on many projects. He illustrated the highly successful Birds of Britain and Europe.