Near the Fast Water is a collection of near fiction, illustrated stories about native Wild Birds and other Wildlife in the Northern California Delta, especially Bethel Island and East Contra Costa County.


Bird Watching, Links & Activities

A Beginners Bird Watching Checklist for Bethel Island & the Lowlands of East Contra Costa County

Near the Fast Water Stories

Delta Birds Coloring Book

Art Gallery 







This web site is intended to promote Delta Bird Watching, Ornithology, Conservation & Art with Stories, Birding tips, a Birding Checklist and Coloring Book, and celebrates Wild Birds & Delta Landscapes with the Birding Art and Stories of  Bethi Carver.  This web-site has no E-Commerce.   webmaster

All artwork, text, titles and images belong to and are the property of the artist, Bethi Carver. No reproductions, copies or using in any internet or other media of any kind is allowed without the express written permission of the artist. Thank you very much,  Bethi Carver.  Copyright 2013 Bethi Carver. All rights reserved.