A Field Guide to Eastern Forests North America

A Field Guide to Eastern Forests  North America Author John C. Kricher
ISBN-10 0395928958
Release 1988
Pages 488
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Identifies birds, mammals, reptiles, insects, trees, and flowers



A Field Guide to Eastern Forests North America

A Field Guide to Eastern Forests  North America Author John C. Kricher
ISBN-10 0395479533
Release 1988
Pages 368
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Identifies North American forest fauna and flora



A Field Guide to Eastern Forests North America

A Field Guide to Eastern Forests  North America Author John C. Kricher
ISBN-10 0395928958
Release 1988
Pages 488
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Identifies birds, mammals, reptiles, insects, trees, and flowers



A Field Guide to Rocky Mountain and Southwest Forests

A Field Guide to Rocky Mountain and Southwest Forests Author John C. Kricher
ISBN-10 0395928974
Release 1998
Pages 374
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Describes the different kinds of forests found in the southwestern United States and identifies and describes the plants and animals found in each habitat



Peterson Field Guide to Bird Sounds of Eastern North America

Peterson Field Guide to Bird Sounds of Eastern North America Author Nathan Pieplow
ISBN-10 9780547905600
Release 2017-03-07
Pages 512
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The first comprehensive guide to the sounds of eastern North American birds, featuring an innovative visual index that allows readers to quickly look up unfamiliar sounds in the field.​ Bird songs and calls are just as important as visual field marks in identifying birds. But until now, the only way to learn them was by memorization. With this groundbreaking book, it’s possible to visually distinguish bird sounds and identify birds using a field guide format. At the core of this guide is the spectrogram, a visual graph of sound. With a brief introduction to five key aspects—speed, repetition, pauses, pitch pattern, and tone quality—readers can learn to visualize sounds, without any musical training or auditory memorization. Picturing sounds makes it possible to search this book visually for a bird song heard in the field. The Sound Index groups similar songs together, narrowing the identification choices quickly to a brief list of birds that sound alike. Readers can then turn to the species account for more information and/or listen to the accompanying audio tracks available online, through Cornell's Lab of Ornithology. Identifying birds by sound is arguably the most challenging and important skill in birding. This book makes it vastly easier to master than ever before.



A Field Guide to Medicinal Plants and Herbs of Eastern and Central North America

A Field Guide to Medicinal Plants and Herbs of Eastern and Central North America Author Steven Foster
ISBN-10 0395988144
Release 2000
Pages 411
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A reference to the medicinal plants and herbs of Eastern and Central North American includes specific remedies for asthma, headaches, colds, stomachaches, depression, and many other common ailments.



A Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants of Eastern and Central North America

A Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants of Eastern and Central North America Author Lee Peterson
ISBN-10 039592622X
Release 1999-09-01
Pages 330
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An illustrated handbook describes the most common edible plants, their range, uses as food, and suggested methods of cooking.



A field guide to the ecology of western forests

A field guide to the ecology of western forests Author John C. Kricher
ISBN-10 UOM:39015029976985
Release 1993-06
Pages 554
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Describes the different kinds of forests found in the Western United States, and identifies and describes plants and animals found in each type of habitat



A Field Guide to Mammals of North America North of Mexico

A Field Guide to Mammals of North America  North of Mexico Author Fiona Reid
ISBN-10 0395935962
Release 2006
Pages 579
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A field guide to mammals in North America includes information about each animal's physical characterstics, appearance, habitat and range, sounds, and behaviors.



Field Guide to the Birds of Eastern and Central North America

Field Guide to the Birds of Eastern and Central North America Author Roger Tory Peterson
ISBN-10 0547345852
Release 2002-04-04
Pages 456
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Roger Tory Peterson had already made his mark with his innovative field guide when he conducted DDT research during World War II. His friend and fellow naturalist Rachel Carson built on these efforts and eventually wrote Silent Spring, a landmark text that, along with Peterson’s field guide, jump-started the modern environmental movement. By combining the tireless observation of a scientist with the imaginative skills of an artist and writer, Peterson created a field guide that Robert Bateman, in his foreword to the fifth edition, says was the doorway for millions of people into the wonderland of natural history. The Peterson Identification System has been used in the more than fifty books that make up the Peterson Field Guide series. Peterson’s magnum opus, now in its fifth edition, created the trail for countless field guides to follow. They are still following year by year, but his is the standard by which all other field guides are judged. On the morning of July 28, 1996, Roger Peterson was painting his final bird plate. He died peacefully in his sleep later that day. It is fitting that his final work—a culmination of more than sixty years of observing, painting, and writing—should be this one, a revision of the guide that started his legacy.



A Field Guide to Trees and Shrubs

A Field Guide to Trees and Shrubs Author George A. Petrides
ISBN-10 039535370X
Release 1973-09
Pages 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.



A Field Guide to Wildflowers

A Field Guide to Wildflowers Author Roger Tory Peterson
ISBN-10 0395911729
Release 1968
Pages 420
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This book is a guide to the wildflowers in the Northcentral and Eastern regions of the United States.



Caterpillars of Eastern North America

Caterpillars of Eastern North America Author David L. Wagner
ISBN-10 1400834147
Release 2010-04-25
Pages 512
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This lavishly illustrated guide will enable you to identify the caterpillars of nearly 700 butterflies and moths found east of the Mississippi. The more than 1,200 color photographs and two dozen line drawings include numerous exceptionally striking images. The giant silk moths, tiger moths, and many other species covered include forest pests, common garden guests, economically important species, and of course, the Mescal Worm and Mexican Jumping Bean caterpillars. Full-page species accounts cover almost 400 species, with up to six images per species including an image of the adult plus succinct text with information on distribution, seasonal activity, foodplants, and life history. These accounts are generously complemented with additional images of earlier instars, closely related species, noteworthy behaviors, and other intriguing aspects of caterpillar biology. Many caterpillars are illustrated here for the first time. Dozens of new foodplant records are presented and erroneous records are corrected. The book provides considerable information on the distribution, biology, and taxonomy of caterpillars beyond that available in other popular works on Eastern butterflies and moths. The introductory chapter covers caterpillar structure, life cycles, rearing, natural enemies, photography, and conservation. The section titled "Caterpillar Projects" will be of special interest to educators. Given the dearth of accessible guides on the identification and natural history of caterpillars, Caterpillars of Eastern North America is a must for entomologists and museum curators, forest managers, conservation biologists and others who seek a compact, easy-to-use guide to the caterpillars of this vast region. A compact guide to nearly 700 caterpillars east of the Mississippi, from forest pests to garden guests and economically important species 1,200 color photos and 24 line drawings enable easy identification Full-page species accounts with image of adult insect for almost 400 species, plus succinct text on distribution and other vital information Many caterpillars illustrated here for the first time Current information on distribution, biology, and taxonomy not found in other popular works A section geared toward educators, "Caterpillar Projects" An indispensable resource for all who seek an easy-to-use guide to the caterpillars of this vast region



A Field Guide to Eastern Trees

A Field Guide to Eastern Trees Author George A. Petrides
ISBN-10 0547351178
Release 1998-07-15
Pages 448
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This field guide features detailed descriptions of 455 species of trees native to eastern North America, including the Midwest and the South. The 48 color plates, 11 black-and-white plates, and 26 text drawings show distinctive details needed for identification. Color photographs and 266 color range maps accompany the species descriptions.



A Field Guide to Mexican Birds

A Field Guide to Mexican Birds Author Roger Tory Peterson
ISBN-10 039597514X
Release 1999-03-01
Pages 320
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Describes the calls, range, and male and female markings of more than one thousand species



Peterson Field Guide to Freshwater Fishes of North America North of Mexico

Peterson Field Guide to Freshwater Fishes of North America North of Mexico Author Lawrence M. Page
ISBN-10 9780547242064
Release 2011
Pages 663
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In the 20 years since publication of the first edition, the number of freshwater fish species has risen by almost 150. This second edition incorporates all of these new species, plus all-new maps and a collection of new and revised plates.



Birding by Ear

Birding by Ear Author Richard K. Walton
ISBN-10 0395528119
Release 1990
Pages 64
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Designed to help listeners recognize birds of western North America by their songs and calls. Points out exactly what to listen for to tell one bird from another.