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  • National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mammals (Revised Edition)

    By John O. Whitaker

    Our Price: $23.95
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9780679446316
    • Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
    • Published: May 1996
    An updated and expanded edition of the popular field guide presents 375 new color photographs and information on 390 species of North American mammals, along with keys for indentification, range maps, and information on tracks and anatomy. 50,000 first printing.
  • National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Seashore Creatures

    By Norman A. Meinkoth

    Our Price: $23.35
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9780394519937
    • Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
    • Published: December 1981
    Each of the 690 identification pictures is a full-color photograph of a seashore creature. Arrangement by shape and by color makes identification quick and easy. 666 species are covered in full detail.
  • National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Wildflowers: Eastern Region (Revised Edition)

    By Audubon Society

    Our Price: $21.55
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9780375402326
    • Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
    • Published: April 2001
    Photographs, diagrams, physical descriptions, and details about habitat, season, and other characteristics facilitate the identification of eastern North America's wildflowers.
  • National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Mid-Atlantic States

    By Peter Alden

    Our Price: $24.95
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9780679446828
    • Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
    • Published: March 1999
    For the states of New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, West Virginia, and Virginia, this compact volume contains an easy-to-use field guide for identifying 1,000 of the region's wildflowers,trees, mushrooms, mosses, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, butterflies, mammals; a complete overview of the region's natural history, covering geology, wildlife habitats, ecology, fossils, rocks & minerals, clouds & weather patterns, and the night sky; a sampling of parks, preserves, beaches, forests, and wildlife sanctuaries. Illustrated with 1,500 full-color images that include more than 1,300 photographs, 18 maps, 16 night-sky charts & over 100 drawings. 447p.
  • National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Pacific Northwest

    By Peter Alden

    Our Price: $22.95
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9780679446798
    • Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE
    • Published: May 1998
    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
  • National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Southwestern States

    By Peter Alden

    Our Price: $23.95
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9780679446804
    • Publisher: Knopf
    • Published: September 1999
    Describes the geology, habitats, weather, plants, wildlife, and parks of the American Southwest
  • National Audubon Society Field Guide to Wildflowers: Western Region (Revised Edition)

    By Richard Spellenberg

    Our Price: $24.95
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9780375402333
    • Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
    • Published: March 2001
    The Western guide to identifying wildflowers in North America encompasses updated descriptions of a wide variety of species, distribution, and taxonomy, among other important topics, and features more than seven hundred full-color, close-up photographs of flowers in their natural habitats. 40,000 first printing.
  • Perennials for Michigan

    By Nancy Szerlag

    Our Price: $22.95
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9781551053455
    • Publisher: LONE OAK PRESS
    • Published: February 2002
  • Peterson Field Guide to Birds of North America

    By Roger Tory Peterson

    Our Price: $26.00
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9780618966141
    • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company
    • Published: August 2008
    In celebration of the centennial of Roger Tory Peterson's birth, this new book combines Peterson Field Guide to Eastern Birds and the Peterson Field Guide to Western Birds in one volume, filled with accessible, concise information & including almost three hours of video podcasts to make birdwatching even easier. Updated features include: 40 new paintings; digital updates to Peterson's original paintings; all-new maps that update range information; rewritten text; larger trim size to accommodate range maps on every spread and showcase Peterson's classic art. Life List; Index. Illus., paintings/photographs. 531p.
  • Peterson Field Guide to Birds of Western North America (Fourth Edition)

    By Roger Tory Peterson

    Our Price: $22.99
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9780547152707
    • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
    • Published: March 2010
    Each book in this series covers all the different species of a particular type of plant or animal, providing hundreds of color illustrations and range maps so that both nature enthusiasts and backyard observers can easily identify a particular type of flora or fauna.
  • Shells

    By S. Peter Dance

    Our Price: $24.00
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9780789489876
    • Publisher: Dorling Kindersley
    • Published: May 2002
    (DK/Smithsonian Handbooks series). Packed with detailed information on the shape of each genus, differences between the major classes, and more, this comprehensive and concise pocket guide contains more than 600 full-color photographs of over 500 species of seashells. Each species entry combines a precise description with annotated photographs to highlight each shell's characteristics and distinguishing features. A distribution map, showing the geographical range of the species, as well as color-coded bands, provide at-a-glance key facts. Glossary; Index. 256p.
  • Shorebird Guide

    By Michael O'Brien

    Our Price: $28.99
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9780618432943
    • Publisher: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN
    • Published: April 2006
    Now birders at all levels can learn how to identify shorebirds quickly and simply. This guide includes more than 870 stunning color photographs, starting with a general impression of the species and progressing to more detailed images of the bird throughout its life cycle. Quiz questions in the captions will engage and challenge all birders and help them benefit from this streamlined, commonsense approach to identification. Appendix,Glossary, Bibliography, Photo Credits, Index. Illus., color photographs throughout. 477p.
  • Smithsonian Handbook: Insects

    By George C. McGavin

    Our Price: $24.00
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9780789493927
    • Publisher: DK
    • Published: February 2003
    Collects annotated photographs and descriptions of over 300 species of insects, crustaceans, and arachnids, such as mayflies, bees, isopods, scorpions, and spiders.
  • Smithsonian Handbooks: Reptiles and Amphibians

    By Mark O'shea

    Our Price: $24.00
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9780789493934
    • Publisher: DORLING KINDERSLEY
    • Published: October 2002
    (Smithsonian Handbooks series). This publication combines 600 vivid full-color photos with more than 400 species descriptions. Expertly written, each entry combines a precise description with fully annotated photographs to highlight the chief characteristics and distinguishing features of each species. A comprehensive introduction describes the anatomy, lifecycle, and behavior of the major groups, together with a clear key. Each entry is accompanied by a map showing the geographical distribution of the species, while the text and color-coded bands give the internationally accepted scientific name and provide size, diet, habitat, reproduction and population status info.
  • Smithsonian Handbooks: Rocks and Minerals

    By Chris Pellant

    Our Price: $24.00
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9780789491060
    • Publisher: Dorling Kindersley
    • Published: September 2002
    Describes the properties and distinguishing characteristics of more than 500 rocks and minerals around the world, and includes a color photograph of each specimen.

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