National Audubon Society Field Guide to California

Author: Peter Alden,National Audubon Society

Publisher: National Audubon Society Regio

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 447

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Identifies one thousand types of California's plant and animal life, offers an overview of its natural history, and describes the state's beaches, parks, preserves, and forests

The National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds

Eastern region

Author: John L. Bull

Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated

ISBN: 9780679428527

Category: Nature

Page: 796

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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.

National Audubon Society Field Guide to Florida

Author: Peter Alden

Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 447

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Identifies one thousand types of Florida's plant and animal life, offers an overview of its natural history, and describes the state's beaches, parks, preserves, and forests

The California Field Atlas

Author: N.A

Publisher: Heyday Books

ISBN: 9781597144025

Category: Design

Page: 527

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This lavishly illustrated atlas takes readers off the beaten path and outside normal conceptions of California, revealing its myriad ecologies, topographies, and histories in exquisite maps and trail paintings. Based on decades of exploring the backcountry of the Golden State, artist-adventurer Obi Kaufmann blends science and art to illuminate the multifaceted array of living, connected systems like no book has done before. Kaufmann depicts layer after layer of the natural world, delighting in the grand scale and details alike. The effect is staggeringly beautiful: presented alongside California divvied into its fifty-eight counties, for example, we consider California made up of dancing tectonic plates, of watersheds, of wildflower gardens. Maps are enhanced by spirited illustrations of wildlife, keys that explain natural phenomena, and a clear-sighted but reverential text. Full of character and color, a bit larger than life, The California Field Atlas is the ultimate road trip companion and love letter to a place.

A Field Guide to Pacific States Wildflowers

Washington, Oregon, California and Adjacent Areas

Author: Roger Tory Peterson,Theodore F. Niehaus

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780395910955

Category: Nature

Page: 432

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Here are descriptions and illustrations of 1,492 species from 77 families - virtually all of the wildflowers found from British Columbia to Baja California, from the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific Ocean. Grouped by color, each species description includes field marks, size, habitat, range, flowering season, and common and scientific names.

National Audubon Society Field Guide to African Wildlife

Author: Peter Alden,National Audubon Society

Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated

ISBN: 9780679432340

Category: Nature

Page: 988

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A tour of African wildlife covers the climates, landscapes, and creatures of Africa's fifty-eight countries; profiles 480 species; and includes maps that show country borders and park locations. 75,000 first printing.

National Audubon Society Field Guide to Fishes

North America

Author: Carter Rowell Gilbert,James David Williams

Publisher: Knopf

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 607

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Covering both freshwater and saltwater species, this fully revised edition brings a new level of accuracy and usefulness to the original fishes field guide published over 20 years ago. Over 700 new full-color photographs, 286 black-and-white illustrations, and 637 maps combine to make this book the most comprehensive field guide available to the fishes of North America. •635 species covered in detail, with notes on 771 more •723 full-color identification photographs •286 black-and-white illustrations •Visual organization of species photographs by shape for easy identification •Range map for each species •Glossary of useful terms

Northern California Nature Guide

Author: Erin McCloskey

Publisher: Lone Pine International

ISBN: 9789768200440

Category: Nature

Page: 224

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Learn to identify plant and animal species and their various roles in the diverse ecology of Northern California. Over 400 species of common plants and animals are described, with natural history, behaviors, ranges, and native uses. Over 450 color illustrations and 10 maps.

National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America

Author: Jon Lloyd Dunn,Jonathan K. Alderfer

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426208286

Category: Nature

Page: 574

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Presents a guidebook which provides identification tips, information on behavior and nesting, locator and range maps, and plumage and species classification data on over 990 species of birds found in North America.

Southern California Nature Guide

Author: Erin McCloskey

Publisher: Lone Pine International

ISBN: 9789768200556

Category: Nature

Page: 224

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This volume is a guide to aid in identifying animals and plants found in Southern California. Each species is portrayed by an accurate hand-drawn color illustration. Accompanying text presents the common and scientific names of the species, descriptions of size and other identifying characteristics, natural history and fascinating facts, and where you can expect to find that species. The book is organized by color-coded categories: mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles, fish, invertebrates, trees, shrubs, herbs, grasses and ferns. The author has included a full-color quick identification guide, an index and an illustrated glossary are among the features designed to enhance ease of use for the reader.

Familiar Birds of North America

Western Region

Author: National Audubon Society,John Farrand,Kenn Kaufman

Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated

ISBN: 9780394748429

Category: Nature

Page: 192

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A guide containing full-color photographs, range maps, and comprehensive information on eighty species of birds that inhabit the western region of North America, arranged by shape and size

National Audubon Society Field Guide to New England

Author: Peter Alden,National Audubon Society

Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated

ISBN: 9780679446767

Category: Nature

Page: 447

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Identifies the region's plant and animal life, offers an overview of natural history, and describes the area's beaches, parks, preserves, and forests

Wildflowers of California

Author: N.A

Publisher: Graphic Arts Center Publishing Company

ISBN: 0944197310

Category: Photography

Page: 135

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From February through July, from desert to seashore, interior valley to mountain meadow, California's wildflowers show the delicate beauty of life. "Wildflowers of California" invites you to become part of this fascinating world.

National Audubon Society First Field Guide

Night Sky

Author: Gary Mechler

Publisher: Turtleback

ISBN: 9780606185837

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: N.A

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A field guide to the night sky, explaining through text and maps how to locate and identify stars, planets, meteors, comets, and constellations.

American Birding Association Field Guide to Birds of California

Author: Alvaro Jaramillo

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781935622505

Category: Nature

Page: 352

View: 6195

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California has it all for birders--lush coastal coniferous forests, dry chaparral, oak woodlands, grasslands, alpine slides, riparian valleys, watered suburbs, and desert scrubs. Hundreds of types of birds nest in the Golden State or stop by seasonally on migration routes. California has one of the largest state and federal parks programs, as well as extensive protected wildlife areas, which preserve and protect bird habitats. From geese and ducks, herons and storks, eagles, hawks, and owls to hummingbirds, warblers, and sparrows, California is one of the finest birding destinations on earth. The American Birding Association Field Guide to Birds of California includes more than 300 species birders are most likely to see in the state. Illustrated with nearly 450 crisp, color photographs, it includes clearly written descriptions along with tips of when and where to see birds penned by an expert Californian birder. It's the perfect companion for anyone interested in the amazing diversity and beauty of California's birds.

Birds of Northern California

Author: David Fix,Andy Bezener

Publisher: Renton, WA ; Edmonton : Lone Pine Pub.

ISBN: 9781551052274

Category: Nature

Page: 384

View: 7008

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Learn about 320 species of Northern California birds in fascinating detail. Descriptions, illustrations and range maps help you identify birds and understand their habits. A checklist helps you keep a list of your birding accomplishments. Perfect for beginner birders and beyond.