Animal Skulls

Author: Mark Elbroch
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 9780811742412
Release Date: 2006-11-21
Genre: Nature

Comprehensive guide to the animals of North America. Fully illustrated with drawings and photographs. User-friendly format makes comparing species easy.

Mammal Tracks Sign

Author: Mark Elbroch
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811726266
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Nature

Organized for in-the-field use or at-home reference, this guide brings together text, line drawings, range maps, and more than 1,000 color photographs to illustrate and describe the tracks and sign left by North American mammals -- feeding signs, scat, burrows, tunnels, bedding areas, rubbings, remains, and 104 life-size tracks.

Bird Tracks Sign

Author: Mark Elbroch
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811726967
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Nature

Songbirds, waterfowl, owls, shorebirds, warblers, woodpeckers, nightjars, birds of prey Dozens of feather groups photographed in color A sighting in the field is just one way birders can identify bird species. Observant nature-lovers can discover what birds are where by examining tracks, trails, and a variety of bird sign: discarded feathers, feeding leftovers and caches, pellets, nests, droppings, and skulls and bones. This fully illustrated guide--the first of its kind for North American birds--presents thorough and straightforward instruction for identifying bird families or individual species by careful examination of the unique sign they leave behind. It also offers keys to the birds' behavior in the wild.

Bird Feathers

Author: S. David Scott
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811742172
Release Date: 2010-09-03
Genre: Nature

Over 400 photos of representative feathers from 379 species.

Illustrated Key to Skulls of Genera of North American Land Mammals

Author: J. Knox Jones
Publisher: Texas Tech University Press
ISBN: 0896722899
Release Date: 1992-01
Genre: Nature

Complete with glossary and bibliography, this book is a must have for every serious student of mammology. Illustrated with photographs and line drawings, this volume uses two or more pairs of contrasting characters in the keys.

Skulls and Bones

Author: Glenn Searfoss
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811725715
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Nature

How to identify mammal bones and comprehend what the structures indicate about each animal's lifestyle.

A Field Guide to the Mammals

Author: William Henry Burt
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0395910986
Release Date: 1998-05-01
Genre: Nature

Describes species with common and scientific names with detailed information

Behavior of North American Mammals

Author: Mark Elbroch
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
ISBN: 0618883452
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Nature

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.

Tracks Sign of Insects Other Invertebrates

Author: Charley Eiseman
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 9780811736244
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Nature

This Ground-Breaking Reference offers details for identifying beetles, spiders, flies, ants, butterflies, moths, dragonflies, earwigs, mayflies, crickets, grasshoppers, centipedes, millipedes, scorpions, earthworms, slugs, lacewings, wasps, bees, damselflies, alderflies, crabs, and many other invertebrates from the sign they leave behind. Includes almost 1,000 color photos and some 2,000 species.

Skulls

Author: Simon Winchester
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal
ISBN: 9781579129125
Release Date: 2012-10-09
Genre: Nature

Shares photographs of a variety of skulls, including those of mammals, birds, and fish.

National Geographic Kids Bird Guide of North America

Author: Jonathan Alderfer
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426310942
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Profiles one hundred bird species from coast to coast, offers information about topics ranging from bird calls to behaviors, and provides complementary sidebars, range maps, and instructions for building birdhouses and bird feeders.

Mammals of North America

Author: Roland W. Kays
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400833507
Release Date: 2009-11-09
Genre: Nature

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

Practical Tracking

Author: Mark Elbroch
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 9780811741279
Release Date: 2010-03-08
Genre: Nature

Techniques from international tracking experts applicable to any quarry and terrain. How to follow and find elk, deer, bears, cougars, lions, elephants, leopards, rhinos, and cape buffalo.