National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Pacific Northwest

Author: Peter Alden,National Audubon Society

Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated

ISBN: 9780679446798

Category: Nature

Page: 448

View: 3874

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

A Field Guide to Birds of the Pacific Northwest

Author: Tony Greenfield

Publisher: Harbour Publishing Company Limited

ISBN: 9781550176056

Category: Nature

Page: 8

View: 6309

Do you know a tanager from a towhee? A goatsucker from a grosbeak? Here, after much demand, is a portable 8-fold guide featuring 112 photos of the common birds found in coastal areas of Oregon, Washington, British Columbia and Alaska. Each species is labelled with common name, size, distribution range and favoured habitat. This full-colour pamphlet is useful to anyone who has an interest in taking up birdwatching, or just wants to figure out what's flitting about the birdfeeder. Tony Greenfield is a founding member and past president of the BC Field Ornithologists and operates Whiskeyjack Nature Tours, offering excursions from Panama to the Yukon. Greenfield's previous publications include Waterfalls of British Columbia: A Guide to BC's 100 Best Falls (Harbour Publishing, 2009).

Birds of the Pacific Northwest

Timber Press Field Guide

Author: John Shewey,Tim Blount

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604697857

Category: Nature

Page: 560

View: 6767

Birding in the Pacific Northwest has never been easier! Birds of the Pacific Northwest describes and illustrates more than 400 bird species commonly encountered in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and British Columbia. This comprehensive, full-color guide is organized to follow the order in which groups and species are presented by the American Union. Range maps for each species provide valuable information for identification.

Must-See Birds of the Pacific Northwest

85 Unforgettable Species, Their Fascinating Lives, and How to Find Them

Author: Sarah Swanson,Max Smith

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 160469548X

Category: Nature

Page: 244

View: 4496

Must-See Birds of the Pacific Northwest is a lively, practical guide that helps readers discover 85 of the region’s most extraordinary birds. Each bird profile includes notes on what they eat, where they migrate from, and where to find them in Washington and Oregon. Profiles also include stunning color photographs of each bird. Birds are grouped by what they are known for or where they are most likely to be found—like beach birds, urban birds, colorful birds, and killer birds. This is an accessible guide for casual birders, weekend warriors, and families looking for an outdoor experience. Eight easy-going birding weekends, including stops in Puget Sound, the Central Washington wine country, and the Klamath Basin, offer wonderful getaway ideas and make this a must-have guide for locals and visitors alike.

Trees of the Pacific Northwest

Author: George A. Petrides,Olivia Petrides

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 9780811731676

Category: Nature

Page: 103

View: 8805

This engaging book presents 101 things individuals can do to help both individual birds and bird populations as a whole. It also explains exactly how these actions can make a difference--what wrongs they help correct and what improvements they can bring about. Bird-friendly (and environment-friendly) practices are described in detail-- things anyone can do around the home and garden, at work, at the store, in their community, in the outdoors, and on the road. Anyone who appreciates wild birds knows that the animals need our help. This timely guide shows bird-lovers what they can do.

National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Rocky Mountain States

Author: Peter Alden,National Audubon Society

Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated

ISBN: 9780679446811

Category: Nature

Page: 447

View: 4349

Identifies the different types of plant and animal life in this region, and offers an overview of its natural history

Birds of the Pacific Northwest Coast

Author: Nancy Baron,John Acorn

Publisher: Renton, Wash. : Lone Pine

ISBN: 9781551050829

Category: Nature

Page: 240

View: 8014

More than 200 species of common birds are grouped and color-coded for quick identification. Beautiful illustrations accompany the insightful text on behavior, seasonal occurrence and local range of species.

Mac's Field Guide to Pacific Northwest Trees

Author: Craig MacGowan

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780898863918

Category: Nature

Page: N.A

View: 6054

Great for families, kids, educators, and amateur naturalistsWaterproof and transportable for use in the fieldMore than 400,000 Mac's Field Guides sold!Tape them onto the deck of your kayak! Slip them into your pack! Keep them handy for backyard use! No matter the weather or terrain, Mac's Field Guides are the perfect wildlife identification tool for the amateur naturalist, covering a wide variety of subjects and regions in North America.Created by Craig MacGowan, a teacher of marine science, these two-sided, laminated cards contain detailed, full-color drawings of flora and fauna as well as information on size and habitat or region.

The Beachcomber's Guide to Seashore Life in the Pacific Northwest

Author: J. Duane Sept

Publisher: Harbour Publishing

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 223

View: 9772

More than 270 of the sponges, mollusks, crustaceans, sea stars, jellies, fishes, seaweeds and other flora and fauna you're likely to see in the Pacific Northwest are described here and each is photographed in color for identification in their natural habitat. The guide includes extra information on tidal action, differerent types of intertidal habitats, environmentally-friendly viewing techniques and the best intertidal sites in British Columbia, Washington and Oregon. --From publisher's description.

Birds of Oregon Field Guide

Author: Stan Tekiela

Publisher: Adventure Publications

ISBN: 9781885061317

Category: Nature

Page: 328

View: 1324

Make bird watching in Oregon even more enjoyable! With this field guide, bird identification is simple and informative. There's no need to look through dozens of photos of birds that don't live in Oregon. This book features 130 species of Oregon birds, organized by color for ease of use. Do you see a yellow bird and don't know what it is? Go to the yellow section to find out. Fact-filled information, a compare feature, range maps and detailed photographs help to ensure that you positively identify the birds that you see.

National Audubon Society Field Guide to California

Author: Peter Alden,National Audubon Society

Publisher: National Audubon Society Regio

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 447

View: 9104

Identifies one thousand types of California's plant and animal life, offers an overview of its natural history, and describes the state's beaches, parks, preserves, and forests

A Field Guide to Trees of the Pacific Northwest

Author: Phillipa Hudson

Publisher: Harbour Publishing Company Limited

ISBN: 9781550175721

Category: Nature

Page: 14

View: 1614

Tree identification is easy and fun with "A Field Guide to Trees of the Pacific Northwest"!

National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Weather

Author: David McWilliams Ludlum

Publisher: Knopf

ISBN: 0679408517

Category: Nature

Page: 656

View: 3100

A guide to observing and forecasting all types of weather features 350 photographs of natural phenomena and a discussion of all facets of weather

National Audubon Society Field Guide to Florida

Author: Peter Alden

Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 447

View: 5679

Identifies one thousand types of Florida's plant and animal life, offers an overview of its natural history, and describes the state's beaches, parks, preserves, and forests

The Northwest Coastal Explorer

Your Guide to the Places, Plants, and Animals of the Pacific Coast

Author: Robert Steelquist

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604697717

Category: Travel

Page: 284

View: 1067

“Part field guide, part travel guide, Steelquist writes with the authoritative voice of that friend you want next to you on the trail or in the dunes—the one who knows just where to go for a weekend getaway and what to pack for the Pacific Northwest’s unpredictable weather.” —Portland Monthly Millions of visitors explore the magnificent coastline of the Pacific Northwest and all that it provides—unique plant life, easy-to-find animals, and magical places. The Northwest Coastal Explorer is a fun, engaging, lushly-illustrated guide to the marine life of Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia. Profiles of the flora and fauna include tips on where and how to find them—like the ochre sea stars commonly discovered on exposed rocks and the olive snails found on sandy beaches—while the included getaway guide highlights the best weekend trips for each area.

Curious Kids Nature Guide

Explore the Amazing Outdoors of the Pacific Northwest

Author: Fiona Cohen

Publisher: Sasquatch Books

ISBN: 1632170833

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

View: 378

Filled with fun facts and 100 full-color, beautiful, and scientifically accurate illustrations, this nature guide will inspire kids to go outdoors and discover the natural wonders of the Pacific Northwest. Did you know that baby raccoons are smaller than a bar of soap? Or that salmon smell using little pits in the front of their eyes? Curious Kids Nature Guide is filled with full-color illustrations and fun facts about the natural wonders of the Pacific Northwest, encouraging kids to discover and explore nature in their own backyards and beyond. Organized by habitat--forest, beach, fresh water, and backyards and urban parks--this book will teach kids about some of the most intriguing flora, fauna, and natural phenomena of the region while also sharing ecological lessons.

A Field Guide to California and Pacific Northwest Forests

Author: John C. Kricher

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780395928967

Category: Nature

Page: 378

View: 1172

A detailed guide brings to life the beauty, inhabitants, and various kinds of trees and plants of the Sierra Nevada forests, the California forests, the Pacific Northwest forests, and the boreal forests of Canada and Alaska. Original.

Field Guide to the Cascades and Olympics, 2nd Edition

Author: Rob Sandelin,Stephen R. Whitney

Publisher: The Mountaineers Books

ISBN: 1594851603

Category: Nature

Page: 320

View: 6642

* More than 700 color illustrations for easy identification * Expanded with new sections on mushrooms, insects, and rock identification * Handy color tabs for easy access, and quick reference index on back cover Don't just call it a mushroom when it's a golden chanterelle; know your screech owl from your saw-whet owl; distinguish a monarch butterfly from a painted lady -- all with the help of this comprehensive guide to the common plants and animals of the Cascade and Olympic Mountains. The species accounts have been updated with the latest taxonomic changes and, as before, include common name, scientific name, and description of important features, habitat, and geographic range.

A Field Guide to Edible Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest

Author: Daniel Winkler

Publisher: Harbour Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781550175424

Category: Nature

Page: 1

View: 5466

A Field Guide to Edible Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest is a pocket-sized guide with full-colour photographs of mushrooms from Pacific Northwest trails and roadsides, forests and lawns. With this guide, identify over thirty common and easily-recognized edible mushrooms--and stay away from their not-so-edible look-alikes. Discover boletes, chanterelles, matsutake, shaggy mane, cauliflower, candy cap and many other tasty wild mushrooms. Easy to use and light to carry, this compact text is a must-have for all mushroom lovers who delight in searching for the next macrofungi bonanza.