Tracking and the Art of Seeing 2e

Author: Paul Rezendes
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780062735249
Release Date: 1999-03-24
Genre: Nature

In this newly revised and updated edition of his highly acclaimed field guide, renowned nature photographer and tracking expert Paul Rezendes brings the fields and forests to life with his unique observations on North American wildlife and their tracks and sign. Illustrated with hundreds of his original photographs, Tracking & the Art of Seeing provides complete information on the behavior and habitat of over 50 animal species and shows you how to identify animals by their tracks, tail patterns, droppings, dens, scratches and other signs.

Tracking the Art of Seeing

Author: Paul Rezendes
Publisher: Camden House Pub
ISBN: 0944475299
Release Date: 1992
Genre: Nature

A comprehensive guide to animal tracking covers rodents, rabbits, weasels, racoons, foxes, wolves, coyotes, deer, sheep, elk, moose, and bears

Animal Tracking Basics

Author: Tiffany Morgan
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 9780811742429
Release Date: 2007-01-23
Genre: Nature

Offers expert instruction and in-the-field advice for the novice and experienced tracker.

Stories in Tracks Sign

Author: Diane Gibbons
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 9781461751755
Release Date: 2002-08-06
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Test your ability to "read" the wilderness environment Dozens of illustrated examples of animal behaviors and the resulting sign Beautiful nature photographs combined with illustrations allow readers to discover the mystery behind wild animal tracks and sign. Detailed information about each sign is provided, urging readers to imagine what animal might have made a particular footprint, left fleece on a rock, built a nest in a grill, and so on. On the next page, an illustration overlaid on the photograph shows what animal made the sign, such as a bobcat balancing on a snow-covered log. Certain to delight readers of all ages, this book presents a unique perspective on how to read animal tracks and sign 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.

The Wild Within

Author: Paul Rezendes
Publisher: Booksurge Llc
ISBN: 1439231044
Release Date: 2009-05
Genre: Nature

A dramatic, deeply spiritual book, The Wild Within is one of those rare books with the power to change the way we see ourselves-and make the natural world come alive.

A Field Guide to Animal Tracks

Author: Olaus J. Murie
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0395910943
Release Date: 1997-12-18
Genre: Nature

Text and drawings explain how to identify wild animals by the tracks and other signs they leave.

Stokes Guide to Animal Tracking and Behavior

Author: Donald Stokes
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 0316817341
Release Date: 1987-09-30
Genre: Nature

With these handy paperback reference guides, illustrated throughout with black-and-white line drawings, nature watchers know what to look for and how to interpret what they see. Whether carried into the field or consulted at home, these books provide readers with fascinating facts and insights into the behavior of birds and wildlife. With more than 3 million copies of their books sold to date, Donald and Lillian Stokes are increasingly recognized and celebrated as Americas preeminent authorities on nature and birding.

Mammal Tracks Sign

Author: Mark Elbroch
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 9780811743334
Release Date: 2003-08-01
Genre: Nature

Detailed track and trail data for 135 species with actual-size track illustrations.

Bird Tracks Sign

Author: Mark Elbroch
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 9780811742535
Release Date: 2001-11-01
Genre: Nature

Songbirds, waterfowl, owls, shorebirds, warblers, woodpeckers, nightjars, birds of prey. Dozens of feather groups photographed in color.

Animal Tracking Basics

Author: Jon Young
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811733262
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Nature

Offers expert instruction and in-the-field advice for the novice and experienced tracker Tracking wildlife successfully requires more than just looking for trails and scat. It requires an awareness of how an animal behaves in its environment--how it finds food, travels, and rests. A tracker must know how to find and interpret behavioral clues animals leave behind. This how-to book teaches the basics of being a successful tracker--explaining what to look for to find or identify an animal and how to develop an essential environmental awareness. Also describes aging tracks and sign, understanding ecology and mapping, keeping field notes, using track tools, and making casts.

Complete Tracker

Author: Len McDougall
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780762785599
Release Date: 2012-04-03
Genre: Nature

The Complete Tracker is a concise, thorough guide to the tracks, signs, and habits of North America's most popular species of wildlife. Readers learn the secrets of a master tracker, assembling a clear picture from tracks, scat, and other signs. Was it a dog or a wolf? Fox or coyote? Did it pass by yesterday or an hour ago? The Complete Tracker also teaches how to get close to animals - everything from bobcats to beavers, marmots to moose - by knowing the details of their habits and a master-tracker's tips on avoiding detection. Over 150 line drawings show tracks of 60 different species of wildlife under a great variety of terrain conditions. Also inlcudes maps, charts, and diagrams.

Tom Brown s Field Guide to Nature Observation and Tracking

Author: Tom Brown
Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group
ISBN: 0425099660
Release Date: 1986-10
Genre: Gardening

America's most popular nature reference books, Tom Brown's bestselling field guides are specially designed for both beginners and experienced explorers. Fully illustrated and comprehensive, each volume includes practical information, time-tested nature skills, and exciting new ways to rediscover the earth around us. Utilizing the ancient lore of Native Americans, Tom Brown passes on a timeless tradition that connects humankind to the earth. This unique volume teaches us the basics of sight, smell, and taste; it shows us how to become one with nature and how to receive all the signs and signals of the multitude of living creatures with whom we share the beauty and bounty of the wilderness.