Birds of the Pacific Northwest

Timber Press Field Guide
Author: John Shewey,Tim Blount
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 1604697857
Category: Nature
Page: 560
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Birding in the Pacific Northwest has never been easier! Birds of the Pacific Northwest describes and illustrates more than 400 bird species commonly encountered in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and British Columbia. This comprehensive, full-color guide is organized to follow the order in which groups and species are presented by the American Union. Range maps for each species provide valuable information for identification.

Natural History of the Pacific Northwest Mountains

Timber Press Field Guide
Author: Daniel Mathews
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 1604696354
Category: Nature
Page: 584
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As a part of the Timber Press Field Guide book series, Natural History of the Pacific Northwest Mountains is the must-have book for witnessing exploring all the natural Pacific Northwest Mountains have to offer.

Wildlife of the Pacific Northwest

Tracking and Identifying Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, and Invertebrates
Author: David Moskowitz
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 0881929492
Category: Nature
Page: 364
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This guide includes illustrated descriptions for more than 180 mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates most common in the Northwest. Features more than 460 photographs, scale drawings, and 90 distribution maps.

Must-See Birds of the Pacific Northwest

85 Unforgettable Species, Their Fascinating Lives, and How to Find Them
Author: Sarah Swanson,Max Smith
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 160469548X
Category: Nature
Page: 244
View: 9781

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Must-See Birds of the Pacific Northwest is a lively, practical guide that helps readers discover 85 of the region’s most extraordinary birds. Each bird profile includes notes on what they eat, where they migrate from, and where to find them in Washington and Oregon. Profiles also include stunning color photographs of each bird. Birds are grouped by what they are known for or where they are most likely to be found—like beach birds, urban birds, colorful birds, and killer birds. This is an accessible guide for casual birders, weekend warriors, and families looking for an outdoor experience. Eight easy-going birding weekends, including stops in Puget Sound, the Central Washington wine country, and the Klamath Basin, offer wonderful getaway ideas and make this a must-have guide for locals and visitors alike.

A Field Guide to Birds of the Pacific Northwest

Author: Tony Greenfield
Publisher: Harbour Publishing Company Limited
ISBN: 9781550176056
Category: Nature
Page: 8
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Do you know a tanager from a towhee? A goatsucker from a grosbeak? Here, after much demand, is a portable 8-fold guide featuring 112 photos of the common birds found in coastal areas of Oregon, Washington, British Columbia and Alaska. Each species is labelled with common name, size, distribution range and favoured habitat. This full-colour pamphlet is useful to anyone who has an interest in taking up birdwatching, or just wants to figure out what's flitting about the birdfeeder. Tony Greenfield is a founding member and past president of the BC Field Ornithologists and operates Whiskeyjack Nature Tours, offering excursions from Panama to the Yukon. Greenfield's previous publications include Waterfalls of British Columbia: A Guide to BC's 100 Best Falls (Harbour Publishing, 2009).

Wildflowers of the Pacific Northwest

Author: Mark Turner,Phyllis Gustafson
Publisher: Timber Press (OR)
Category: Nature
Page: 511
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A comprehensive field guide to the wildflowers of the Pacific Northwest describes and illustrates more than 1,200 common species, both native and non-native, in a handbook that is organized according to flower color and shape and that includes a range map for each entry.

Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest

Timber Press Field Guide
Author: Joe Ammirati,Steve Trudell
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 9781604691412
Category: Nature
Page: 352
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Explore the heart of mushroom country The Pacific Northwest is one of the best places to find mushrooms—they are both abundant and spectacularly diverse. Yet until now, there has been no mushroom guide that focuses on the region. This compact, beautifully illustrated guide presents descriptions and photographs of 460 of the region's mushrooms. In addition to profiles on individual species, Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest also includes a general discussion and definition of fungi, information on where to find mushrooms and guidelines on collecting them, an overview of fungus ecology, and a discussion on how to avoid mushroom poisoning.

Trees and Shrubs of the Pacific Northwest

Timber Press Field Guide
Author: Mark Turner,Ellen Kuhlmann
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 1604696192
Category: Travel
Page: 448
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In Trees and Shrubs of the Pacific Northwest, Mark Turner and Ellen Kuhlman cover 568 species of woody plants that can be found in Oregon, Washington, British Columbia, and northern California. The comprehensive field guides features introductory chapters on the native landscape and plant entries that detail the family, scientific and common name, flowering seasons, and size. Each entry includes color photographs of the plant’s habitat and distinguishing characteristics and a range map. Trees and Shrubs of the Pacific Northwest is for hikers, nature lovers, plant geeks, and anyone who wants to know more about, and be able to identify, the many plants of the Pacific Northwest.

Birds of the Pacific Northwest Mountains

The Cascade Range, the Olympic Mountains, Vancouver Island, and the Coast Mountains
Author: Jan L. Wassink
Publisher: Mountain Press Publishing
ISBN: 9780878423088
Category: Nature
Page: 199
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Bird-watchers of all ages and abilities will enjoy this field guide to 197 common and distinctive bird species for the Pacific Northwest mountains. Beginners will appreciate the book's easy-to-use format, while seasoned birders will delight in the fine f

Birds of Oregon Field Guide

Author: Stan Tekiela
Publisher: Adventure Publications
ISBN: 9781885061317
Category: Nature
Page: 328
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Make bird watching in Oregon even more enjoyable! With this field guide, bird identification is simple and informative. There's no need to look through dozens of photos of birds that don't live in Oregon. This book features 130 species of Oregon birds, organized by color for ease of use. Do you see a yellow bird and don't know what it is? Go to the yellow section to find out. Fact-filled information, a compare feature, range maps and detailed photographs help to ensure that you positively identify the birds that you see.

Birds of the Pacific Northwest Coast

Author: Nancy Baron,John Acorn
Publisher: Renton, Wash. : Lone Pine
ISBN: 9781551050829
Category: Nature
Page: 240
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More than 200 species of common birds are grouped and color-coded for quick identification. Beautiful illustrations accompany the insightful text on behavior, seasonal occurrence and local range of species.

Birds of Washington State

Author: Brian Bell,Gregory Kennedy
Publisher: Publishing Partners
ISBN: 9781772130232
Page: 384
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Full of interesting facts and useful information, this book has something for anyone with an interest in birds, from the casual backyard observer to the keen naturalist. You'll find full-page accounts, complete with color illustrations and range maps, for 318 birds that are found in Washington State on a regular basis. The notes cover habitat, nesting, feeding, voice and similar species. There's also a Quick Reference Guide, organized into color-coded family groupings and a map and descriptions of best birding sites in the state. An appendix covers 33 occasional and accidental species found in the state. The book also features a glossary of terms, a birder's checklist, and separate indexes for scientific and common names. On the back cover, there's a color-coded guide to the bird groups for quick and handy use in the field.

Butterflies of the Pacific Northwest

Author: Robert Michael Pyle,Caitlin LaBar
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 1604698616
Category: Nature
Page: 488
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A comprehensive field guide to the butterflies of the Pacific Northwest from renowned experts Easy to use and beautifully illustrated with more than 600 color photographs and nearly 200 maps, Butterflies of the Pacific Northwest is a must-have for nature lovers in Washington, Oregon, western Idaho, northern California, and British Columbia. The profiles include preferred common name for both genus and species, type locality, conservation status, the look and distinguishing traits of each butterfly, the preferred foodplants and nectar plants, habitat and range, and much more. Additional information includes a brief introduction to how butterflies work and details on ecology and conservation.

Pacific Northwest Medicinal Plants

Identify, Harvest, and Use 120 Wild Herbs for Health and Wellness
Author: Scott Kloos
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 1604698071
Category: Nature
Page: 416
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“An incredibly thorough guide for identifying, harvesting, and utilizing medicinal plants.” —Dr. Deborah Frances RN, ND Naturopathic physician, herbalist, author, and lecturer In Pacific Northwest Medicinal Plants, Scott Kloos is your trusted guide to finding, identifying, harvesting, and using 120 of the region’s most powerful wild plants. You’ll learn how to safely and ethically forage, and how to use wild plants in herbal medicines including teas, tinctures, and salves. Plant profiles include clear, color photographs, identification tips, medicinal uses and herbal preparations, and harvesting suggestions. Lists of what to forage for each season makes the guide useful year-round. Thorough, comprehensive, and safe, this is a must-have for foragers, naturalists, and herbalists in Oregon, Washington, Alaska, and northern California.

Insects of the Pacific Northwest

Author: Peter Haggard,Judy Haggard
Publisher: Timber Press (OR)
ISBN: 9780881926897
Category: Nature
Page: 295
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A comprehensive, illustrated field guide to the insects of the Pacific Northwest encompasses more than 450 species of common insects and noninsect invertebrates, furnishing detailed descriptions, visual identification keys, and more than seven hundred full-color photographs.

The Pacific Northwest Garden Tour

The 60 Best Gardens to Visit in Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia
Author: Donald Olson
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 1604694513
Category: Gardening
Page: 300
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The Pacific Northwest is full of glorious public gardens, but where are they and what are they? This delightfully written guide takes you to the best gardens to visit in Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia. With an easy-to-use format and enticing photographs, it's an indispensable companion to one of the lushest garden belts in North America, if not the world. Whether you're a resident or a visitor, you'll discover little-known gems and rediscover classic gardens—all of them places of beauty, history, drama, and excitement.

Field Guide to the Spiders of California and the Pacific Coast States

Author: Richard J. Adams
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520276604
Category: Nature
Page: 452
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"A user-friendly guide to identifying and understanding the spiders of the Pacific Coast. There are 67 families of spiders found in North America, and 59 of them can be found in California. This field guide will cover all 59 of those families, including introduced species and common garden spiders--those will be given extra coverage. Each family is reviewed including details of their identification, taxonomy, distribution, and natural history. There will be a full color plate for each of the families."--

Birds of the Pacific Northwest

A Photographic Guide
Author: Tom Aversa,Richard Cannings,Hal Opperman
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780295999920
Category: History
Page: 464
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Published simultaneously in Canada by Heritage House Publishing under title: Birds of British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest: a complete guide. (Verso of title page)

Mushrooms of the Southeast

Author: Todd F. Elliott,Steven L. Stephenson
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 160469730X
Category: Nature
Page: 408
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Fully illustrates 330 species and discusses more than 1000 of the region's most conspicuous, distinctive, interesting, and ecologically important mushrooms, Covers northern Florida, Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, Helpful keys for identification, Clear, color-coded layout, An essential reference for mushroom enthusiasts, hikers, and naturalists