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.

Eastern region


Author: Elbert Luther Little
Publisher: New York : Knopf
ISBN: N.A
Category: Trees
Page: 714
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Tree peepers everywhere will enjoy these two guides which explore the incredible environment of our country's forests-including seasonal features, habitat, range, and lore. Nearly 700 species of trees are detailed in photographs of leaf shape, bark, flowers, fruit, and fall leaves -- all can be quickly accessed making this the ideal field guide for any time of year. Note: the Eastern Edition generally covers states east of the Rocky Mountains, while the Western Edition covers the Rocky Mountain range and all the states to the west of it.

Trees of North America


Author: C. Frank Brockman
Publisher: Turtleback Books
ISBN: 9781417770717
Category: Nature
Page: 280
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Presents a handbook for the identification of over five hundred species of trees by illustration and text.

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

Familiar Flowers of North America

Eastern Region
Author: N.A
Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated
ISBN: N.A
Category: Nature
Page: 192
View: 2016

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This guide includes full-color photographs, outline drawings, and comprehensive information on eighty species of flowers, arranged by color, that grow in the eastern region of North America

National Audubon Society First Field Guide

Amphibians
Author: Brian Cassie
Publisher: Scholastic Reference
ISBN: 9780590639828
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 159
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Explores the world of amphibians, discussing their classification, anatomy, behavior, and habitat, and providing photographs and detailed descriptions of individual species.

Trees of Eastern North America


Author: Gil Nelson,Christopher J. Earle,Richard Spellenberg
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400852994
Category: Nature
Page: 720
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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

A Field Guide to Eastern Trees

Eastern United States and Canada
Author: George A. Petrides,Janet Wehr
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin
ISBN: 9780395467329
Category: Trees
Page: 272
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The successor to Petrides's classic Field Guide to Trees and Shrubs, this is probably the most beautifully illustrated and cleverly organized guide to trees ever published. 96-page color insert, illustrations and maps.

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.

A Field Guide to Trees and Shrubs

Northeastern and North-Central United States and Southeastern and South-Central Canada
Author: George A. Petrides
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395353707
Category: Nature
Page: 428
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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.

The Audubon Society field guide to the night sky


Author: Mark R. Chartrand
Publisher: Knopf
ISBN: N.A
Category: Nature
Page: 714
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A handbook for stargazers features hundreds of photographs and sky charts and discusses constellations, the phases of the moon, and the Northern and Southern skies, and provides month-by-month sky tours.

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