A Field Guide to the Mammals

North America North of Mexico
Author: William Henry Burt
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395910986
Category: Nature
Page: 289
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Describes species with common and scientific names with detailed information

Peterson Field Guide to Finding Mammals in North America


Author: Vladimir Dinets
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544373278
Category: Nature
Page: 368
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A guide to finding and observing 420 species of North American mammals, including the art of mammal watching, the best locations, and a species-finding guide.

A Field Guide to Western Birds

A Completely New Guide to Field Marks of All Species Found in North America West of the 100th Meridian and North of Mexico
Author: Roger Tory Peterson
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780618132188
Category: Nature
Page: 432
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Featuring the unique Peterson Identification System, a guide to more than 1,000 birds from 700 species, including summer and winter ranges, breeding grounds, and other special range data on easy-to-read maps.

Peterson Field Guide to Birds of Eastern and Central North America


Author: Roger Tory Peterson
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547152462
Category: Nature
Page: 445
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Presents illustrations and detailed descriptions of the most common species of birds found in the eastern and central areas of North America, with advice on bird identification and maps indicating the range of each species.

A Field Guide to Western Butterflies


Author: Paul A. Opler
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395791516
Category: Nature
Page: 540
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Encompassing nearly six hundred species of butterlies found west of the 100th meridian, this updated handbook features lifelike color plates, photographs, maps, and line drawings, as well as information on habitats, ranges, flight seasons, food plants, and special characteristics of each species. Simultaneous.

A Field Guide to Animal Tracks


Author: Olaus J. Murie
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395910948
Category: Nature
Page: 375
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Text and drawings explain how to identify wild animals by the tracks and other signs they leave.

Kaufman Field Guide to Mammals of North America


Author: Nora Bowers,Rick Bowers,Kenn Kaufman
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780618951888
Category: Nature
Page: 351
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Now with a new lower price and a new ISBN, the Kaufman Field Guide to Mammals invites nature lovers to discover North America's wild animals This comprehensive guide treats every species of wild mammal found north of the Mexican border, from squirrels and chipmunks to grizzly bears and jaguars as well as those in offshore waters. More than 1,200 photographs have been digitally edited to show correct sizes, comparative colors, and the field marks necessary for identification in the wild. With each title in the distinguished Kaufman Field Guide series, Kenn Kaufman engages and educates naturalists of all ages and skill levels about the wonders of nature. In Mammals of North America, the format has been designed for easy field use, with illustrations, maps, and text arranged side by side. Detailed range maps show where each species is common or rare. The authoritative text discusses the identification of these animals and the essential facts about their habitats and behavior. Hundreds of illustrations show tracks, dens, and other signs that we may notice even when the animals themselves are out of sight.

A Field Guide to Insects

America North of Mexico
Author: Donald Joyce Borror,Richard E. White
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395911709
Category: Nature
Page: 404
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Covers over five hundred families of North American insects

Peterson Field Guide to Birds of Western North America


Author: Roger Tory Peterson
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547152707
Category: Nature
Page: 493
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Presents illustrations and detailed descriptions of the most common species of birds found in the western areas of North America, with advice on bird identification and maps indicating the range of each species.

A Field Guide to Geology

Eastern North America
Author: David C. Roberts,W. Grant Hodsdon
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780618164387
Category: Nature
Page: 402
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Provides information on each geological region of eastern North America, covering such topics as plate movements, glaciers, rivers, seas, and other forces that shaped the area.

Mammals of North America

Second Edition
Author: Roland W. Kays,Don E. Wilson
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400833504
Category: Nature
Page: 816
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The best-selling field guide that "sets new standards" (New Scientist) and "makes all other field guides for mammals of the United States. . . and Canada obsolete" (Journal of Mammalogy) is now even better. Covering 20 species recognized since 2002 and including 13 new color plates, this fully revised edition of Mammals of North America illustrates all 462 known mammal species in the United States and Canada--each in beautiful color and accurate detail. With a more up-to-date species list than any other guide, improved facing-page descriptions, easier-to-read distribution maps, updated common and scientific names, and track and scat illustrations, this slim, light, and easy-to-use volume is the must-have source for identifying North American mammals. Roland Kays and Don Wilson have scoured the technical literature to pull out the key differences between similar species, and illustrated these whenever possible, making the guide useful to amateur naturalists and professional zoologists alike. Casual animal watchers will appreciate the overview of mammal diversity and the tips on identifying animals they can spy in their binoculars, while scientists will appreciate the exacting detail needed to distinguish similar species, including illustrations of shrew teeth, bat toes, and whale dorsal fins. The best-illustrated and easiest-to-use field guide to North American mammals Beautiful and accurate color illustrations of all 462 mammals found in the United States and Canada--including 20 species recognized since 2002 112 color plates--including 13 new ones Key identification information--fully revised--on facing pages The most current taxonomy/species list Fully revised, easy-to-read range maps Illustrations of tracks, scat, and whale and dolphin dive sequences

A Field Guide to Mexican Birds

Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador
Author: Roger Tory Peterson,Edward L. Chalif
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395975145
Category: Nature
Page: 320
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Describes the calls, range, and male and female markings of more than one thousand species

Peterson First Guide to Mammals of North America


Author: Peter Alden,Roger Tory Peterson
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395911815
Category: Nature
Page: 128
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Offers concise descriptions and detailed illustrations of the diverse mammal species and inlcudes specific guidelines on techniques of field identification

Behavior of North American Mammals


Author: Mark Elbroch,Kurt Rinehart
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
ISBN: 9780618883455
Category: Nature
Page: 374
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A comprehensive reference on animal behavior focuses on 70 North American mammal species and includes authoritative, engaging details about habitats, life cycles and daily and seasonal activities. 15,000 first printing.

A Field Guide to Freshwater Fishes

North America North of Mexico
Author: Lawrence M. Page,Brooks M. Burr
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395910917
Category: Nature
Page: 432
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Gives the description, size, range, habitat, and behavior of 790 species of fish

Peterson Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of Eastern and Central North America, Fourth Edition


Author: Robert Powell,Roger Conant,Joseph T. Collins
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544662490
Category: Nature
Page: 608
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A completely updated edition, including 122 newly recognized or recently established non-native species of reptiles and amphibians. The new edition of this definitive guide reflects 25 years’ worth of changes in our knowledge of reptiles and amphibians. It includes descriptions of 122 newly recognized or recently established non-native species, updated maps, and new figures and photos. Color illustrations and drawings show key details for accurate identification. More than 100 color photographs and 322 color distribution maps accompany the species descriptions. Clear and concise species accounts provide key characteristics, similar species, habitats, and ranges, as well as subspecies, voice descriptions, and conservation status. This edition will be a crucial resource for professional and amateur herpetologists, naturalists, outdoor enthusiasts, and students.