Check out this book
If you like books about nature and wildlife, you will love this book. It mostly deals with birds and wetlands but there are some herps too. It is full of great photos and interesting stories and the proceeds go to the California Waterfowl Association. b.t.w. the Author is my Grandfather.
Check it out. A Jewel in the Pacific Flyway
If there is anything the nonconformist hates worse than a conformist, it's another nonconformist who doesn't conform to the prevailing standard of nonconformity.