Nature

Birds of Pennsylvania

Author: Franklin C. Haas,Roger Burrows

Publisher: Lone Pine Pub

ISBN: 9781551053714

Category: Nature

Page: 352

View: 7206

More than three hundred of Pennsylvania's most abundant or notable bird species are color-illustrated in a handy, comprehensive field guide that includes full-color and detailed illustrations; information about habitat, nesting, feeding, voice, and similar species; and a range map that shows distribution of each species throughout the year as well as migratory pathways. Original.
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Wildlife of Virginia and Maryland and Washington

Author: Charles Fergus

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 9780811728218

Category: Nature

Page: 474

View: 3369

Documents mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians Includes over 100 line art illustrations Details the animals found in the remarkably diverse habitats throughout Virginia and Maryland: their life in the wild, what they look like, what and how they eat, and how they raise their young. Intended for a general audience with any level of knowledge, the material presented serves as an informative companion to a wide range of field guides. The introduction provides general information about the various types of landscape in these Mid-Atlantic states, and how they support wildlife populations.
Nature

Birds Of Pennsylvania Field Guide

Author: Stan Tekiela

Publisher: Adventure Publications

ISBN: 9781591930877

Category: Nature

Page: 308

View: 6452

Make bird watching in Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania. This book features 117 species of Pennsylvania 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.
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Guide to the Mammals of Pennsylvania

Author: Joseph F. Merritt,Ruth Anne Matinko

Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Pre

ISBN: 9780822953937

Category: Nature

Page: 408

View: 3456

From the tiny shrew to the black bear, Pennsylvania's hills and valleys are teeming with sixty-three species of wild mammals. Many of these animals are rarely seen except when pursued by an interested biologist, mammologist, or nature photographer. Now, with the publication of this book, student, scholar, and nature lover alike will have a ready reference to distinguish between a deer mouse and a white-footed mouse, to identify raccoon tracks, and to learn about Pennsylvania's other inhabitants. An attractive backpack-size volume, written in lively prose, the Guide to the Mammals of Pennsylvania opens with a short introduction to Pennsylvania's environment and the characteristics defining a mammal. The bulk of the book consists of species accounts of the mammals grouped into families and orders. Each account includes a short list of data, a Pennsylvania range map, a North American range map, and a narrative of the physical, ecological, and behavioral characteristics of the species. Exciting photographs of each of the species in its natural habitat, 17 in color, and drawings of animal tracks are especially useful for identification, and a glossary and a bibliography provide definitions and references for the serious reader. Naturalists, whether amateur or professional, will find the book useful in the field; it will be an indispensable tool in the classroom.
Nature

Trees of Pennsylvania

A Complete Reference Guide

Author: Ann Fowler Rhoads,Timothy A. Block

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 407

View: 8053

Authoritative, encyclopedic, lavishly illustrated guide to the trees of the state and region--from the Morris Arboretum, the official arboretum of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Nature

National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Birds of North America

Author: Jonathan K. Alderfer,Paul Hess

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426207204

Category: Nature

Page: 254

View: 3244

Covers more than 150 species of North American birds and includes nearly 300 full-color photos, 150 range maps and 500 additional illustrations, as well as tips on feeding, birdhouses and creating bird-friendly backyard landscapes. Original.
Nature

American Birding Association Field Guide to Birds of Pennsylvania

Author: George L. Armistead

Publisher: Scott & Nix Incorporated

ISBN: 9781935622529

Category: Nature

Page: 352

View: 8124

Pennsylvania is one of the best places to go birding in North America. From the shores of Lake Erie in the northwest and the great river basins of the Ohio, Allegheny, and Monongahela to the central Allegheny Mountains and east along the Pocono Mountains and the rich farmlands and rolling hills of the south, the Keystone State has a great diversity of birds. The American Birding Association Field Guide to Birds of Pennsylvania includes more than 275 species birders are most likely to see in the commonwealth. Illustrated with hundreds of crisp, color photographs, it includes descriptions of each birds along with tips of when and where to see them, written by an expert Pennsylvanian birder. It's the perfect companion for anyone interested in the amazing diversity and beauty of Pennsylvania's birds.
Nature

Field Guide to Backyard Birds of the Mid-Atlantic

Author: Cool Springs Press

Publisher: Cool Springs Press

ISBN: 9781591860105

Category: Nature

Page: 90

View: 1216

From the expert editors at Cool Springs Press, a series of regional bird books that love the outdoors as much as you do. “Patience is a virtue,” said no backyard bird ever. That’s why, when these busy creatures come flitting into view, you need to have your resources ready at a moment’s notice. Have you spent all this time mistaking Carolina Wrens for House Wrens? A forgivable error, but with the Field Guide to Backyard Birds of the Mid-Atlantic, you’ll be pointing out those distinct upturned tails in no time. Each book in this series has been conveniently packaged in a field-sized 5”x8” format: large enough to showcase the gorgeous close-up photography within, but small enough to keep dependably at the ready. In this edition, each of the Mid-Atlantic region’s 80 most popular bird species gets its own page, complete with a concise description, preferred habitat, feeding and migration habits, and tips for attracting them to your bird feeders. Illustrated with colorful range maps, vibrant images, and a brilliant tabbed layout that helps you quickly search for birds by color, this portable field book will never again let that elusive Ruby-throated Hummingbird buzz stealthily out of range. Mid-Atlantic states include Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, and Delaware. Look for our other four Field Guide to Backyard Birds titles, covering the Midwest, South, Northeast, and West regions of the United States.
Art

Birds of Wisconsin

Author: Owen J. Gromme,Milwaukee Public Museum

Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press

ISBN: 9780299158606

Category: Art

Page: 227

View: 9642

Art lovers and bird watchers, rejoice! Owen J. Gromme's classic Birds of Wisconsin comes to life again in a splendid new edition with completely rephotographed color plates and a new introduction by well-known ornithologist Samuel D. Robbins, Jr. This stunning revised edition features eighty-nine full-color portraits depicting the state's rich variety of native species and seventeen new paintings showing birds in their natural habitat. Bird watcher, ornithologist, or curious observer will find information here valuable in identifying birds accurately. When, where, and how abundantly each bird is present in Wisconsin is indicated with easy-to-read maps and datelines, updated by Robbins. This widely praised book is published in cooperation with the Milwaukee Public Museum, where Gromme worked as curator of birds and mammals for more than forty years. Gromme, who was born in 1896 and died in 1991, began Birds of Wisconsin in 1941. The book was finally published in 1963 and has since become a must for bird lovers everywhere. Nationally recognized as a pioneer in conservation and the dean of wildlife artists, Gromme was the recipient of numerous awards and honors during his lifetime. Among his accomplishments, Gromme painted the 1945 federal duck stamp as well as the first Wisconsin duck stamp in 1978.
Birds

Field Guide to the Birds of Colombia

Author: Miles McMullan,Thomas Donegan,Alonso Quevedo

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780982761502

Category: Birds

Page: 225

View: 5962

A pocket-sized comprehensive field-guide for the neotropical avifaunas. It features texts, maps and illustrations for various birds recorded in Colombia, including offshore islands. Every species is illustrated and various non-pelagic species are mapped.
Nature

Trees of Pennsylvania

Field Guide

Author: Stan Tekiela

Publisher: Adventure Publications

ISBN: 9781591930471

Category: Nature

Page: 244

View: 3747

Trees are all around, but how much do you know about them? With this handy field guide, you can make tree identification simple, informative and productive. Learn about 117 Pennsylvania trees, organized in the book by leaf type and attachment. Fact-filled information contains the information you want to know, while full-page photos provide the visual detail needed for accurate identification. Trees are fascinating and wonderful, and this is the perfect introduction to them.
Nature

Birds of the Northeast

Washington, D.C. through New England

Author: Winston Williams

Publisher: World Pubns

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 128

View: 4139

Nature

A Guide to Common Pennsylvania Wildflowers

Author: Carol A. Sanderson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780977655007

Category: Nature

Page: 230

View: 8322

The aim of this book is to help the reader identify most of the common wildflowers in Pennsylvania. The book concentrates on 285 of the most common wildflowers in the state, including a few outstanding trees and shrubs.
Nature

Fish of Pennsylvania Field Guide

Author: Dave Bosanko

Publisher: Adventure Publications

ISBN: 9781591930808

Category: Nature

Page: 192

View: 2274

Make identifying fish easy and enjoyable. The field guide features detailed information about 75 species of Pennsylvania fish, and its waterproof pages make it perfect for the dock or boat. Read fascinating facts on spawning behavior, feeding habits and more. Plus, compare your best catches to the state and North American records. With inside information for locating fishing hotspots, this book is essential for every tackle box, beach bag, RV and cabin.
Nature

Butterflies and Skippers of Pennsylvania

A Field Guide

Author: James L. Monroe,David M. Wright

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780822964551

Category: Nature

Page: 336

View: 2649

A full color field guide to all species of butterflies and skippers of Pennsylvania. Lavishly illustrated with over 900 color illustrations.
Nature

Backyard Birds of New Jersey

How to Identify and Attract the Top 25 Birds

Author: Bill Fenimore

Publisher: Gibbs Smith

ISBN: 9781423603559

Category: Nature

Page: 95

View: 7456

BACKYARD BIRDS How to Identify and Attract the Top 25 Birds BACKYARD BIRDS IS AN EXCITING SERIES of books that explores the top twenty-five backyard birds most commonly found in each state. It includes a profiled size scale that allows the reader to quickly identify the correct bird, and each bird entry is accompanied by a stunning color photograph and specific description, including identification marks, behavior, habitat, and nesting style-even the song the bird makes! As an added feature, author Bill Fenimore also provides expert tips for building the ultimate backyard bird sanctuary, from creating birdbaths and planting proper foliage to offering a bird's favorite foods. Fenimore was awarded the Ludlow Griscom Award, the American Birding Association's highest honor. Bird-watching is one of the most popular activities in the United States, with approximately fifty-one million bird-watchers nationwide. Bird-watching is a $6 million business. More than $400 million is spent each year on bird-related magazines and books. The series will soon include all fifty states. Author is a franchisee of Wild Bird Center, which has more than eighty locations in twenty-nine states. Online marketing and promotions. Print and web advertising campaign. National broadcast and print publicity. Co-op available. Bill Fenimore is owner of the National Best Environmental Stewardship Award-winning Wild Bird Center franchise in Layton, Utah. He conducts seminars and workshops that educate the public about birds and their critical habitat needs, and he leads birding field trips for clients from around the globe.
Nature

Birds Of New York

Field Guide

Author: Stan Tekiela

Publisher: Bird Identification Guides

ISBN: 9781591931089

Category: Nature

Page: 328

View: 1929

Focusing on birds of New York, this field guide features full-color photographs and information, organized by color, to help readers quickly and easily identify the birds they see.
Nature

Birds of Prey of Minnesota

Field Guide

Author: Stan Tekiela

Publisher: Adventure Publications(MN)

ISBN: 9781885061454

Category: Nature

Page: 71

View: 3355

Includes hawks, eagles, falcons, kites, vulture, and owls.
Nature

The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America

Author: David Sibley

Publisher: Knopf

ISBN: 9780679451204

Category: Nature

Page: 431

View: 1475

A guide for bird enthusiasts specifically designed for use in the field features descriptions of 650 species of birds from east of the Rocky Mountains, and illustrations that depict species from different views.
Nature

Birds of Alabama Field Guide and Audio CD Set

Author: Stan Tekiela

Publisher: Adventure Publications

ISBN: 9781591931522

Category: Nature

Page: 350

View: 7746

This is it: Alabama's ultimate bird-watching set! Use the remarkable field guide to identify 140 of your state's bird species. Utilize the CDs, and learn to identify them by sound. It comes all together in one field-friendly package!