Kaufman Field Guide to Insects of North America

Author: Eric R. Eaton
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780618153107
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Highlighted by more than two thousand digitally enhanced color photographs, a comprehensive guide to the insects of North America contains information--including life histories, behaviors, and habitats--on every major group of insects found north of Mexico.

Kaufman Field Guide to Mammals of North America

Author: Nora Bowers
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780618951888
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Now with a new lower price and a new ISBN, the Kaufman Field Guide to Mammals invites nature lovers to discover North America's wild animals This comprehensive guide treats every species of wild mammal found north of the Mexican border, from squirrels and chipmunks to grizzly bears and jaguars as well as those in offshore waters. More than 1,200 photographs have been digitally edited to show correct sizes, comparative colors, and the field marks necessary for identification in the wild. With each title in the distinguished Kaufman Field Guide series, Kenn Kaufman engages and educates naturalists of all ages and skill levels about the wonders of nature. In Mammals of North America, the format has been designed for easy field use, with illustrations, maps, and text arranged side by side. Detailed range maps show where each species is common or rare. The authoritative text discusses the identification of these animals and the essential facts about their habitats and behavior. Hundreds of illustrations show tracks, dens, and other signs that we may notice even when the animals themselves are out of sight.

Kaufman Field Guide to Advanced Birding

Author: Kenn Kaufman
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547248326
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A resource with nearly 900 full-color photos examines the basics of each major bird group, describes the principles of identification and much more. By the author of Lives of North American Birds. 20,000 first printing.

Lives of North American Birds

Author: Kenn Kaufman
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780618159888
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A natural history of birds provides information on more than nine hundred species of birds, including what they eat, where they build their nests, how many eggs they lay, what habitat they choose, when they migrate, and their current conservation status.

Naturally Curious Day by Day

Author: Mary Holland
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0811765598
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This follow-up to Naturally Curious, a National Outdoor Book Award winner, is a day-by-day account of nature observations throughout the year. Daily entries include entertaining and enlightening observations about specific animal or plant activity happening in eastern North America on that date. Set up as a naturalist's journal, entries describe in detail sightings and events in the natural world and are accompanied by stunning color photographs of birds, animals, insects, plants, and more. Essays throughout describe specific events in nature happening during each month, while sidebars supply natural history facts and information pertinent to the topics of the month or the time of year.

Kaufman Field Guide to Butterflies of North America

Author: Jim P. Brock
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780618768264
Format: PDF, Docs
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The most user-friendly butterfly guide ever published, still handy and compact, now updated with the very latest information - Follows the latest classification, recognizing more than forty additional species - Includes four new color plates of Mexican-border rarities - More than 2,300 images of butterflies in natural poses - Pictorial table of contents - Convenient one-page index - Range maps on text pages

More Than Birds

Author: Val Shushkewich
Publisher: Dundurn
ISBN: 1459705599
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Twenty-two profiles of significant naturalists, beginning with 19th-century Alexander Wilson and John James Audubon and including Jack Miner, Roger Tory Peterson, Robert Bateman, and David Allen Sibley, portray the development of natural heritage studies in North America. Their extraordinary stories inspire recognition of the need for conservation.

Nature Guide to the Blue Ridge Parkway

Author: Ann Simpson
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762793627
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The stunning wildlife along the Blue Ridge Parkway attracts more than 14 million annual visitors from near and far for viewing and photographing opportunities. This information-packed, pocket-size field guide features more than 200 species of mammals, birds, insects, fish, wildflowers, mushrooms and more in a convenient, portable package. Including full-color photos and easy-to-understand descriptions, species are arranged by family to aid in quick identification. This book also includes ecosystem and geology information about the park as well as suggested nature hikes. This is the perfect nature guide for your next trip to the Blue Ridge Parkway.