Trees of North America

Trees of North America
Author: Christian Frank Brockman
Publsiher: Macmillan
Total Pages: 282
Release: 2001
Genre: Trees
ISBN: 9781582380926

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Presents a handbook for the identification of over five hundred species of trees by illustration and text.

National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds

National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds
Author: Miklos D. F. Udvardy
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 0
Release: 2000
Genre: Birds
ISBN: OCLC:779021851

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National Audubon Society Field Guide to Butterflies

National Audubon Society Field Guide to Butterflies
Author: Robert Michael Pyle,National Audubon Society
Publsiher: Knopf
Total Pages: 934
Release: 1981-07-12
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN: MINN:31951D012172424

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Describes the butterflies of North America and includes scientific names, physical description, related species, life cycle and habitat.

National Audubon Society Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals

National Audubon Society Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals
Author: Charles Wesley Chesterman,National Audubon Society
Publsiher: Knopf
Total Pages: 876
Release: 1978
Genre: Nature
ISBN: UCSD:31822002096212

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National Audubon Society Birds of North America

National Audubon Society Birds of North America
Author: National Audubon Society
Publsiher: National Geographic Books
Total Pages: 0
Release: 2021-04-06
Genre: Nature
ISBN: 9780525655671

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Updated for the first time in decades, this unparalleled reference work is the most comprehensive and authoritative guide to the birds of North America and now includes the latest information on conservation status and the effects of climate change--from the world's most trusted name in birding, beloved by millions of backyard enthusiasts and experts alike “If you’ve ever wondered what birds show up in your backyard or which species you see when your family is on vacation, then this beautiful, freshly updated bird guide from the National Audubon Society is perfect for you.” —Portland Book Review Developed by the creators of the best-selling Audubon field guides, this handsome volume is the result of a collaboration among leading scientists, scholars, taxonomic and field experts, photo editors, and designers. An indispensable reference, it covers more than 800 species, with over 3,500 full-color photographs of birds in their natural habitat, often with four or five images of each species. For ease of use, the book includes a glossary, an index, and a ribbon marker, and is arranged according to the American Ornithological Society's latest Checklist of North and Middle American Birds—with birds sorted by taxonomic orders and grouped by family, so that related species are presented together. Range maps, reflecting the impact of climate change, accompany nearly every entry, along with a physical description and information on voice, nesting, habitat, and similar species. This guide also includes an important new category on conservation status and essays by leading scholars in each field who provide holistic insights into the world of birds. Whether trying to determine which owl is interrupting your dinner or successfully identifying all of the warblers that arrive in spring, readers will come to rely on this work of remarkable breadth, depth, and elegance. It is a must-have reference for the library of any birder, and is poised to become the number one guide in the field.

A Field Guide to Eastern Trees

A Field Guide to Eastern Trees
Author: George A. Petrides
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 428
Release: 1988
Genre: Nature
ISBN: WISC:89046772943

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National Audubon Society Field Guide to Weather

National Audubon Society Field Guide to Weather
Author: David Ludlum
Publsiher: Knopf
Total Pages: 660
Release: 1991-10-15
Genre: Nature
ISBN: 9780679408512

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Incredibly comprehensive yet portable enough for your day pack, the definitive field guide to every type of weather system, cloud formation, and atmospheric phenomenon common to North America--from the go-to reference source for over 18 million nature lovers. The 378 dramatic photographs in National Audubon Society Field Guide to Weather capture cloud types, precipitation, storms, twisters, and optical phenomena such as the Northern Lights. Essays with accompanying maps and illustrations discuss the earth's atmosphere, weather systems, cloud formation, and development of tornadoes and many other weather events.

Trees of Eastern North America

Trees of Eastern North America
Author: Gil Nelson,Christopher J. Earle,Richard Spellenberg
Publsiher: Princeton University Press
Total Pages: 720
Release: 2014-07-27
Genre: Nature
ISBN: 9781400852994

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The most comprehensive and user-friendly field guide to the trees of eastern North America Covering 825 species, more than any comparable field guide, Trees of Eastern North America is the most comprehensive, best illustrated, and easiest-to-use book of its kind. Presenting all the native and naturalized trees of the eastern United States and Canada as far west as the Great Plains—including those species found only in tropical and subtropical Florida and northernmost Canada—the book features superior descriptions; thousands of meticulous color paintings by David More that illustrate important visual details; range maps that provide a thumbnail view of distribution for each native species; "Quick ID" summaries; a user-friendly layout; scientific and common names; the latest taxonomy; information on the most recently naturalized species; keys to leaves and twigs; and an introduction to tree identification, forest ecology, and plant classification and structure. The easy-to-read descriptions present details of size, shape, growth habit, bark, leaves, flowers, fruit, flowering and fruiting times, habitat, and range. Using a broad definition of a tree, the book covers many small, overlooked species normally thought of as shrubs. With its unmatched combination of breadth and depth, this is an essential guide for every tree lover. The most comprehensive, best illustrated, and easiest-to-use field guide to the trees of eastern North America Covers 825 species, more than any comparable guide, including all the native and naturalized trees of the United States and Canada as far west as the Great Plains Features specially commissioned artwork, detailed descriptions, range maps for native species, up-to-date taxonomy and names, and much, much more An essential guide for every tree lover