National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Pacific Northwest

Author: Peter Alden,National Audubon Society
Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated
ISBN: 9780679446798
Category: Nature
Page: 448
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Identifies one thousand types of the regions plant and animal life, offers an overview of its natural history, and describes the areas beaches, parks, preserves, and forests

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).

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: 1604693371
Category: Nature
Page: 244
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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.

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.

Trees of the Pacific Northwest

Author: George A. Petrides,Olivia Petrides
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 9780811731676
Category: Nature
Page: 103
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This engaging book presents 101 things individuals can do to help both individual birds and bird populations as a whole. It also explains exactly how these actions can make a difference--what wrongs they help correct and what improvements they can bring about. Bird-friendly (and environment-friendly) practices are described in detail-- things anyone can do around the home and garden, at work, at the store, in their community, in the outdoors, and on the road. Anyone who appreciates wild birds knows that the animals need our help. This timely guide shows bird-lovers what they can do.

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.

The Beachcomber's Guide to Seashore Life in the Pacific Northwest

Author: J. Duane Sept
Publisher: Harbour Publishing
Category: Nature
Page: 223
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More than 270 of the sponges, mollusks, crustaceans, sea stars, jellies, fishes, seaweeds and other flora and fauna you're likely to see in the Pacific Northwest are described here and each is photographed in color for identification in their natural habitat. The guide includes extra information on tidal action, differerent types of intertidal habitats, environmentally-friendly viewing techniques and the best intertidal sites in British Columbia, Washington and Oregon. --From publisher's description.

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.

Plants and Animals of the Pacific Northwest

An Illustrated Guide to the Natural History of Western Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia
Author: Eugene N. Kozloff
Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre
ISBN: 9780295955971
Category: Nature
Page: 264
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Describes and illustrates over four hundred plant and animal species fairly common and widely distributed in the Pacific Northwest, from southern Oregon to British Columbia

Natural History of the Pacific Northwest Mountains

Timber Press Field Guide
Author: Daniel Mathews
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 1604697849
Category: Nature
Page: 584
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Natural History of the Pacific Northwest Mountains is an engagingly written, portable history and identification guide for the flora, fauna, and geology of the region. This guide also includes information about the landscape and weather. Packed with 800 color photographs, this is the perfect overview of the Pacific Northwest if you are looking for a simple way to discover the great outdoors.

National Audubon Society Field Guide to Florida

Author: Peter Alden
Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated
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

National Audubon Society Field Guide to California

Author: Peter Alden,National Audubon Society
Publisher: National Audubon Society Regio
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

Curious Kids Nature Guide

Explore the Amazing Outdoors of the Pacific Northwest
Author: Fiona Cohen
Publisher: Sasquatch Books
ISBN: 1632170833
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 96
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Filled with fun facts and 100 full-color, beautiful, and scientifically accurate illustrations, this nature guide will inspire kids to go outdoors and discover the natural wonders of the Pacific Northwest. Did you know that baby raccoons are smaller than a bar of soap? Or that salmon smell using little pits in the front of their eyes? Curious Kids Nature Guide is filled with full-color illustrations and fun facts about the natural wonders of the Pacific Northwest, encouraging kids to discover and explore nature in their own backyards and beyond. Organized by habitat--forest, beach, fresh water, and backyards and urban parks--this book will teach kids about some of the most intriguing flora, fauna, and natural phenomena of the region while also sharing ecological lessons.

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.

Seashore of the Pacific Northwest

Author: Ian Sheldon
Publisher: Lone Pine Pub
ISBN: 9781551051611
Category: Travel
Page: 192
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A spectacular guide to the Pacific Northwest's intertidal life with full-color illustrations of 150 species and concise descriptions of mammals, jellyfish, starfish, arthropods, worms, seaweeds and more.

A Field Guide to California and Pacific Northwest Forests

Author: John C. Kricher
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395928967
Category: Nature
Page: 378
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A detailed guide brings to life the beauty, inhabitants, and various kinds of trees and plants of the Sierra Nevada forests, the California forests, the Pacific Northwest forests, and the boreal forests of Canada and Alaska. Original.

Field Guide to the Cascades and Olympics, 2nd Edition

Author: Rob Sandelin,Stephen R. Whitney
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 1594851603
Category: Nature
Page: 320
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* More than 700 color illustrations for easy identification * Expanded with new sections on mushrooms, insects, and rock identification * Handy color tabs for easy access, and quick reference index on back cover Don't just call it a mushroom when it's a golden chanterelle; know your screech owl from your saw-whet owl; distinguish a monarch butterfly from a painted lady -- all with the help of this comprehensive guide to the common plants and animals of the Cascade and Olympic Mountains. The species accounts have been updated with the latest taxonomic changes and, as before, include common name, scientific name, and description of important features, habitat, and geographic range.