Oliver James at Books Inc. Berkeley

Thursday May 03 2018   7:00 PM
Books Inc.  1491 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA  map

Artist and birder Oliver James shares his charming guide, Birds of Berkeley. Complete with full-color illustrations, this quirky yet informative book will enchant readers far beyond the city limits with its findings gleaned from painstaking and patient wildlife observation.

Free and open to the public. More info here.

Oliver JamesOliver James was born in Berkeley in 1991. He started watching birds in his backyard on Colusa Avenue at age five and never turned back. Since then he has competed in national birding tournaments, worked as a birding tour guide, and joined ornithological research teams from Peru to Alaska. He graduated from Berkeley High School in 2009 and Wesleyan University in 2014 with a degree in biology and environmental studies. James is also the author of A Field Guide to the Birds of Wesleyan (Wesleyan University Press, 2014).