The National Audubon Society Field Guide To North American Birds

Author: John L. Bull
Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated
ISBN: 9780679428527
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A revised edition of the popular field guide includes hundreds of all new, full-color photographs, along with information on diverse species of eastern birds, their characteristics, habitats and ranges, identification tips, and more. 200,000 first printing.

Familiar Birds Of North America

Author: National Audubon Society
Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated
ISBN: 9780394748399
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This guide contains full-color photographs, range maps, and comprehensive information on eighty species of birds, arranged by shape and size, that inhabit the eastern region of North America

A Guide To Field Guides

Author: Diane Schmidt
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781563087073
Size: 39.99 MB
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Focusing on the North American continent, this book, the first of its kind, identifies and describes major field guides in all scientific subject areas (from plants, animals, and insects to astronomy and weather, geology and fossils, and man-made objects). Organized by topic, it offers complete bibliographic information and descriptions of more than 1,300 field guides.

The Quarry Fox

Author: Leslie T. Sharpe
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 1468315307
Size: 30.26 MB
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A red fox stands poised at the edge of a woodchuck den, his ears perked for danger as two pudgy fox cubs frolic nearby. A mother black bear and her cubs hibernate beneath a felled tree. A barred owl snags a hapless cottontail from a meadow with its precise talons. In The Quarry Fox and Other Tales of the Wild Catskills, Leslie T. Sharpe trains her keen eye and narrative gifts on these and other New York wildlife through her tales of close observations as a naturalist living in the Great Western Catskills. The Quarry Fox is the first in-depth study of Catskill wildlife since John Burroughs invented the genre of nature-writing, in which Sharpe weaves her experiences with the seasons, plants, and creatures with the natural history of each organism, revealing their sensitivity to and resilience against the splendor and cruelty of Nature.Sharpe's frank, scientific observations join with her deeply felt connection to these creatures to instill in readers an appreciation of the undaunted and variegated beauty of the Catskills and camaraderie with its animals. From contemplating the importance of milkweed for monarchs to lay their eggs to reveling in the first steps of a wobbly fawn, The Quarry Fox is a celebration of the natural world and our place in it.

The New York City Audubon Society Guide To Finding Birds In The Metropolitan Area

Author: Marcia T. Fowle
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 9780801485657
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Provides up-to-date descriptions of forty important birding sites within the metropolitan area of the five boroughs of New York City, New Jersey, Long Island, and Westchester County, along with detailed maps, lists of birds that can be seen at each site, information on public transportation, suggestions for day trips, and other birding resources. Original.

Warblers Of The Great Lakes Region And Eastern North America

Author: Chris G. Earley
Publisher: Firefly Books
ISBN: 9781552977095
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Identifies all the various species of wood warbler in eastern North America, including the appearances of both sexes in both spring and fall, songs, range, and behavior.

In Search Of Swampland

Author: Ralph W. Tiner
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 9780813536811
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Focusing on wetland environments throughout the Northeast and North Central regions of the United States, an updated examination of swamp ecology offers an introduction to its animals and plant life, and discusses the causes of wetland loss and degradation, wetland protection, and wetland characteristics, formation, functions, and values. Original.

The Joy Of Birding

Author: Kate Rowinski
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 1616081228
Size: 30.75 MB
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Presents an introduction to bird watching, providing details about the twenty-five most common backyard birds and describing how to provide feeders and water, create special blends of bird food, set up nesting sites, and make the yard bird-safe.