Trees of North America

Author: C. Frank Brockman
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1582380929
Format: PDF
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Presents a handbook for the identification of over five hundred species of trees by illustration and text.

Birds of North America

Author: Chandler S. Robbins
Publisher: Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1466862491
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This eBook is best viewed on a color device. Spot the silhouette of a Northern Goshawk in flight. Identify the raucous call of the Red-winged Blackbird. Discover the secret of picking out a Chipping Sparrow from its look-alike cousins. It's simple with this classic field guide, Birds of North America, a treasured favorite among amateur bird lovers and exacting professionals. Recognized as the authority on bird identification, this invaluable resource provides: -All of North America in one volume -Over 800 species and 600 range maps -Arthur Singer's famous illustrations featuring male, female, and juvenile plumage -Sonograms that picture sound for easy song recognition -Migration routes, feeding habits, and characteristic flight patterns -American ornithologists' classifications -Convenient check boxes to record birds you have identified -Color tabs for quick references

Illustrated Book of Trees

Author: William Carey Grimm
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811741648
Format: PDF
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Completely revised and updated. More than 30 new species described and illustrated.

Seashells of North America

Author: R. Tucker Abbott
Publisher: Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1466864842
Format: PDF, Docs
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This eBook is best viewed on a color device. Scoop up plentiful Cockles on Eastern beaches. Spy a fabulous Emperor Helmet in Southern Florida. Find a Red Chiton on the Pacific shore. The coasts of North America yield a wondrous variety of shells, from the majestic Conch to tiny Bittium. This beautifully illustrated guide, Seashells of North America by R. Tucker Abbott, helps both the novice and experienced shell hunter distinguish between similar varieties and find the glorious specimens that become a collection's prize. -Native varieties and important introduced species -Expert tips on cleaning and preservation -Common and scientific names -Convenient measuring rules...and more!!

Reptiles and Amphibians

Author: Herbert S. Zim
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1582381313
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Describes 212 species of turtles, snakes, frogs, salamanders and their relatives.

Insects

Author: Clarence Cottam
Publisher: Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1466862505
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This eBook is best viewed on a color device. Enjoy and Learn! Expert Knowledge! Easy-to-Read! This handy guide to the most common, important and showy North American insects will help the novice begin a fascinating study. Includes: A key to insect groups Mature and immature forms How insects grow and develop and what they eat How to find and observe them Full color pictures, nontechnical language, and up-to-date range maps make this a gem of a guide for beginners at any age.

Trees of Eastern North America

Author: Gil Nelson
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400852994
Format: PDF, Docs
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Covering 825 species, more than any comparable field guide, Trees of Eastern North America is the most comprehensive, best illustrated, and easiest-to-use book of its kind. Presenting all the native and naturalized trees of the eastern United States and Canada as far west as the Great Plains--including those species found only in tropical and subtropical Florida and northernmost Canada--the book features superior descriptions; thousands of meticulous color paintings by David More that illustrate important visual details; range maps that provide a thumbnail view of distribution for each native species; "Quick ID" summaries; a user-friendly layout; scientific and common names; the latest taxonomy; information on the most recently naturalized species; keys to leaves and twigs; and an introduction to tree identification, forest ecology, and plant classification and structure. The easy-to-read descriptions present details of size, shape, growth habit, bark, leaves, flowers, fruit, flowering and fruiting times, habitat, and range. Using a broad definition of a tree, the book covers many small, overlooked species normally thought of as shrubs. With its unmatched combination of breadth and depth, this is an essential guide for every tree lover. The most comprehensive, best illustrated, and easiest-to-use field guide to the trees of eastern North America Covers 825 species, more than any comparable guide, including all the native and naturalized trees of the United States and Canada as far west as the Great Plains Features specially commissioned artwork, detailed descriptions, range maps for native species, up-to-date taxonomy and names, and much, much more An essential guide for every tree lover

The Complete Trees of North America

Author: Thomas S. Elias
Publisher: Random House Value Pub
ISBN: 9780517641040
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A field guide identifies nearly 800 species of North American trees, listing scientific and common names, and showing geographic distribution

Trees of North America

Author: C. Frank Brockman
Publisher: Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1466862475
Format: PDF
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This eBook is best viewed on a color device. Smell the bark of the aromatic Sassafras. Wonder at the Lodgepole Pine, whose heat-activated cones reseed forests destroyed by fire. Search for the Sugar Maple, whose foliage blazes red and yellow in autumn. North America's trees rank among nature's most awesome creations. This premier field guide features all characteristics-tree shape, bark, leaf, flower, fruit and twig-for quick identification, making it a superior choice for trail walks, creating displays, and scientific or commercial needs. -All of North America in one volume -Over 730 species in 76 families and 160 range maps -Native species and important introduced foreign varieties -Text, range maps, and illustrations seen together at a glance -Common and scientific names -Convenient measuring rules

A Field Guide to Trees and Shrubs

Author: George A. Petrides
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395353707
Format: PDF
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All the wild trees, shrubs, and woody vines in the area north to Newfoundland, south to North Carolina and Tennessee, and west to the Dakotas and Kansas are described in detail. Accounts of 646 species include shape and arrangement of leaves, height, color, bark texture, flowering season, and fruit. Clear, accurate drawings illustrate leaves, flowers, buds, tree silhouettes, and other characteristics.