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.

A Field Guide to Animal Tracks

Author: Olaus Johan Murie
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 061851743X
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Nature

A new edition of the classic guide to animal tracking includes descriptions of habitats, habits, signs, and much more, providing thousands of line drawings of bird, reptiles, amphibians, and insects that leave tracks. Original.

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.

Field Guide to Animal Tracks and Scat of California

Author: Lawrence Mark Elbroch
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520951648
Release Date: 2012-05-07
Genre: Science

Spotting an animal’s fresh footprints in the wild can conjure a world for the hiker: Why did the deer tracks disappear? Where did the cougar turn off the trail? What does it mean when two sets of footprints seem to coincide? This beautifully illustrated field guide, the first devoted to the tracks and signs of California animals—including birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates like spiders and beetles—blends meticulous science with field experience to provide an engaging companion for both armchair exploration and easy field identification. Filled with useful tools for the wildlife expert, and essential background and visual aids for the novice, including in-depth information about the ecology of each species, this book goes beyond basic recognition of types to interpret what animals leave behind as a way of "seeing" how they move through the world.

Tracks and Signs of Reptiles and Amphibians

Author: Filip A. Tkaczyk
Publisher:
ISBN: 0811711862
Release Date: 2015-10-01
Genre: Nature

Library Journal wrote that Mammal Tracks & Sign "will set the standard for years to come and is essential to anyone interested in tracking this continent's mammals." This new book in the Tracks & Sign series aims to set the same standard for reptile and amphibian tracking. It's an invaluable resource for both beginning and experienced trackers. Features over 600 color photos, line drawings, and range maps to illustrate and describe the tracks and sign left by reptiles and amphibians Covers frogs, snakes, lizards, turtles, salamanders, and more Includes detailed information for quick identification of digs and burrows, nests and eggs, sheds, and scats

Animal Tracks and Signs of North America

Author: Richard P. Smith
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811721248
Release Date: 1982
Genre: Nature

Explains how to identify and interpret the tracks, sounds, and other signs of wild animals, such as bears, deer, birds, squirrels, and weasels

Scats and Tracks of North America

Author: James Halfpenny
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 076275561X
Release Date: 2008-10-03
Genre: Nature

This guide helps readers figure out what they are looking at with superb illustrations and informative text.

Animal Tracks of New England

Author: Ian Sheldon
Publisher: Renton, WA ; Edmonton : Lone Pine Pub.
ISBN: 1551052466
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Nature

Keep track of New England's wildlife with this pocket-sized guide. Concise descriptions of more than 50 animals and their tracks are combined with detailed drawings of the front and back prints, stride patterns and other important identifying features. Pe

Track Finder

Author: Dorcas S. Miller
Publisher: Nature Study Guild Publishers
ISBN: 0912550120
Release Date: 1981
Genre: Nature

Pocket guide to mammal tracks. Includes keys to print shapes and track patterns, discussion of scat and other signs, habitat information, range maps, and drawings of the animals and their tracks. For identifying tracks in mud or snow. Covers the eastern half of U.S. and Canada.

Pocketguide to Eastern Wetlands

Author: T. Travis
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 9780811758611
Release Date: 2014-01-01
Genre: Nature

More than 200 plants, trees and shrubs, invertebrates, fish, amphibians, reptiles, mammals, and birds commonly found in eastern wetland habitats are featured in this detailed field guide.

Animal Skulls

Author: Mark Elbroch
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 9780811733090
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Nature

This reference and guidebook offers illustrations, descriptions, and measurements for the skulls of some 275 animal species found throughout North America. The skull is the key anatomical feature used to identify an animal and understand many of its behaviors. This book describes in words and pictures the bones and regions of the skull important to identification, including illustrations of all the bones in the cranium, leading to a greater understanding of a creature's place in the natural world. With life-size drawings, this guide is a reference for wildlife professionals, trackers, and animal-lovers.

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.

Ponderosa

Author: Sylvester Allred
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
ISBN: 9780816531431
Release Date: 2015-02-19
Genre: Nature

"This manuscript examines the ponderosa pine forests of the US Southwest (Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah) by describing the author's observations as he walks through the forests around his home in Flagstaff, Arizona. It discusses the basic history of ponderosa pines, their range from Canada to Mexico, and the plant and animal life found in these forests"--Provided by publisher.

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

Animal Tracks of Quebec

Author: Ian Sheldon
Publisher: Renton, WA ; Edmonton : Lone Pine
ISBN: 1551052520
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Animal tracks

Animal Tracks of Quebec will help you identify tracks of all shapes and sizes, from the Deer Mouse to the White-tailed Deer. This book is perfect for children, teachers, parents, backwoods explorers and naturalists: * Excellent illustrations of the animals * Detailed drawings of fore and hind prints * Stride patterns * Easy track identification * Animal behavior.