Mammal Tracks & Sign

A Guide to North American Species

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Author: Mark Elbroch

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 9780811726269

Category: Nature

Page: 779

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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

A Guide to North American Species

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Author: Mark Elbroch,Eleanor Marie Marks

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 9780811726962

Category: Nature

Page: 456

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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.

A Field Guide to Animal Tracks

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Author: Olaus Johan Murie,Mark Elbroch

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780618517435

Category: Nature

Page: 391

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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.

Field Guide to Animal Tracks and Scat of California

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Author: Lawrence Mark Elbroch,Michael Kresky,Jonah Evans

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 0520951646

Category: Science

Page: 398

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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.

Track Finder

A Guide to Mammal Tracks of Eastern North America

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Author: Dorcas S. Miller

Publisher: Nature Study Guild Publishers

ISBN: 9780912550121

Category: Nature

Page: 60

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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.

Camera Trapping Guide

Tracks, Sign, and Behavior of Eastern Wildlife

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Author: Janet Pesaturo

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 081176804X

Category: Nature

Page: 304

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Using a specially made, inexpensive and rugged heat-detecting camera, you can view wildlife up close. Camera Trapping Guide gives you the trapping techniques and knowledge of animal behaviors so you can get the best possible photos and videos. Includes 37 species common to the eastern U.S. Large and small mammals, squirrels to bears, deer, and moose, plus birds and even the American alligator—are covered. With photos and range maps each entry gives details on physical characteristics, tracks and sign, diet, habitat, and breeding. Also included are specific camera trapping techniques pertinent to each animal. You’ll learn the characteristics of the various cameras, where to place the camera and the camera settings to get best results, and how to minimize impacts on the environment.

A Field Guide to the Mammals

North America North of Mexico

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Author: William Henry Burt

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780395910986

Category: Nature

Page: 289

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Describes species with common and scientific names with detailed information

Scats and Tracks of North America

A Field Guide to the Signs of Nearly 150 Wildlife Species

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Author: James Halfpenny

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780762755615

Category: Nature

Page: 336

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

Die Säugetiere Europas, Nordafrikas und Vorderasiens

der Bestimmungsführer

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Author: Stéphane Aulagnier,Jean Chevallier,Olivier Roth

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783258075068

Category: Paläarktis West - Säugetiere - Wildtiere - Bestimmungsbuch

Page: 271

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Tracks and Signs of Reptiles and Amphibians

A Guide to North American Species

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Author: Filip A. Tkaczyk

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780811711869

Category: Nature

Page: 464

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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

Landowner's Guide to Wildlife Habitat

Forest Management for the New England Region

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Author: Richard M. DeGraaf

Publisher: UPNE

ISBN: 9781584654674

Category: Nature

Page: 111

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An easy-to-use guide for enhancing wildlife habitat quality, timber values, and the appearance of forest lands.

Pocketguide to Eastern Wetlands

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Author: T. Travis,Shanda Brown

Publisher: Stackpole Books

ISBN: 0811758613

Category: Nature

Page: 304

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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.

A Field Guide to the Familiar

Learning to Observe the Natural World

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Author: Gale Lawrence,Adelaide Tyrol

Publisher: UPNE

ISBN: 9780874518658

Category: Nature

Page: 274

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Essays offer a fresh look at common plants, animals, and natural phenomena

A Field Guide to Mammal Tracking in Western America

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Author: James C. Halfpenny

Publisher: Big Earth Publishing

ISBN: 9780933472983

Category: Nature

Page: 161

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Guide to identifying mammals in North America through tracking, and using this information in understanding their behavior.

Teaching Green

The Middle Years

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Author: Tim Grant,Gail Littlejohn

Publisher: New Society Publishers

ISBN: 9780865715011

Category: Education

Page: 240

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A complete resource for "teaching green" to young people in grades 6-8

Ponderosa

Big Pine of the Southwest

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Author: Sylvester Allred

Publisher: University of Arizona Press

ISBN: 0816531439

Category: Nature

Page: 120

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"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.

Kaufman Field Guide to Mammals of North America

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Author: Nora Bowers,Rick Bowers,Kenn Kaufman

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780618951888

Category: Nature

Page: 351

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Now with a new lower price and a new ISBN, the Kaufman Field Guide to Mammals invites nature lovers to discover North America's wild animals This comprehensive guide treats every species of wild mammal found north of the Mexican border, from squirrels and chipmunks to grizzly bears and jaguars as well as those in offshore waters. More than 1,200 photographs have been digitally edited to show correct sizes, comparative colors, and the field marks necessary for identification in the wild. With each title in the distinguished Kaufman Field Guide series, Kenn Kaufman engages and educates naturalists of all ages and skill levels about the wonders of nature. In Mammals of North America, the format has been designed for easy field use, with illustrations, maps, and text arranged side by side. Detailed range maps show where each species is common or rare. The authoritative text discusses the identification of these animals and the essential facts about their habitats and behavior. Hundreds of illustrations show tracks, dens, and other signs that we may notice even when the animals themselves are out of sight.

The Ultimate Man's Survival Guide

Rediscovering the Lost Art of Manhood

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Author: Frank Miniter

Publisher: Regnery Publishing

ISBN: 1621571696

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 224

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Do you know how to fight off an alligator? Throw a four-seam fastball? Mix the perfect martini? How about Ben Franklin’s 13 Rules of Improvement? Learn all this and more in the new expanded paperback edition of Frank Miniter’s New York Times bestseller The Ultimate Man’s Survival Guide. Broken into seven sections—survivor, provider, athlete, hero,romantic, cultured man, and philosopher—Miniter teaches guys the skills,attitudes, and philosophies they need to be the ultimate man.