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Peterson Field Guide to Western Reptiles & Amphibians, Fourth Edition

Author: Robert C. Stebbins,Samuel M. McGinnis

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 1328508013

Category: Nature

Page: 588

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PETERSON: The best-selling field guides of all time This is the most comprehensive and trusted guide to reptiles and amphibians of western North America. The new edition retains the realistic and accurate paintings by Robert Stebbins and includes 160 color photographs for additional detail. All range maps are up to date and placed within their species accounts. Family, genus, species, and subspecies names have been updated to the currently accepted usage. Illustrations of eggs and larvae, which can aid in identifying salamanders and frogs, are a particularly helpful feature. The area covered includes Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Northwest Territories, the western corner of Nunavut, Yukon, and Baja California. Sponsored by the National Audubon Society, the National Wildlife Federation, and the Roger Tory Peterson Institute

A Field Guide to Western Reptiles and Amphibians

Field Marks of All Species in Western North America, Including Baja California

Author: Robert Cyril Stebbins

Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin

ISBN: 9780395194218

Category: Amphibians

Page: 336

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A Field Guide to Western Reptiles and Amphibians

Author: Robert Cyril Stebbins

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780395982723

Category: Nature

Page: 533

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Identifies more than five hundred species and subspecies of reptiles and amphibians, providing information on habitat, behavior, breeding data, key characteristics, and survival status of threatened species.

Field Guide to Amphibians and Reptiles of California

Revised Edition

Author: Robert C. Stebbins,Samuel M. McGinnis

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 0520949978

Category: Nature

Page: 552

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This user-friendly guide is the only complete resource that identifies and describes all the amphibians and reptiles—salamanders, frogs and toads, lizards, snakes, and tortoises and turtles—that live in California. The species are described in richly detailed accounts that include range maps, lifelike color paintings by Robert C. Stebbins, clear drawings of various life stages including eggs, notes on natural history, and conservation status. Easy-to-use keys for every order help identify species, and informative chapters cover more general topics including evolution, habitat loss, and photography. Throughout, anecdotes and observations reveal new insights into the lives of California’s abundant but often hidden amphibians and reptiles.

A Field Guide to Western Birds' Nests

Of 520 Species Found Breeding in the United States West of the Mississippi River

Author: Hal H. Harrison,Mada Harrison

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780618164370

Category: Nature

Page: 320

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The nests and eggs of all the common birds found west of the Mississippi are covered in detail - 520 species in all. More than 400 photographs show the nests and eggs in their typical habitats. Descriptive text includes color, shape, and number of eggs for each species, plus information on nesting materials, construction, and dimensions.

A Field Guide to Southwestern and Texas Wildflowers

Author: Theodore F. Niehaus,Roger Tory Peterson

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780395936122

Category: Nature

Page: 400

View: 1789

Identifies over fifteen hundred species of wildflowers found in Louisiana, Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, and Arizona, and describes the distinguishing characteristics of each plant

A Field Guide to Western Birds

A Completely New Guide to Field Marks of All Species Found in North America West of the 100th Meridian and North of Mexico

Author: Roger Tory Peterson

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780618132188

Category: Nature

Page: 432

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Featuring the unique Peterson Identification System, a guide to more than 1,000 birds from 700 species, including summer and winter ranges, breeding grounds, and other special range data on easy-to-read maps.

Amphibians and Reptiles of the Pacific Northwest

Author: Ronald A. Nussbaum,Edmund D. Brodie,Robert M. Storm

Publisher: Caxton Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 332

View: 5934

Written by outstanding authorities in the field, this Northwest guide tells in interesting and readable fashion how to find and identify the various salamanders, frogs, turtles, lizards, and snakes that inhabit Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and British Columbia.

Peterson Field Guide to Birds of Western North America

Author: Roger Tory Peterson

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780547152707

Category: Nature

Page: 493

View: 9445

Presents illustrations and detailed descriptions of the most common species of birds found in the western areas of North America, with advice on bird identification and maps indicating the range of each species.

A Field Guide to Reptiles & Amphibians

Eastern and Central North America

Author: Roger Conant,Joseph T. Collins

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780395904527

Category: Nature

Page: 616

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This newly designed field guides features detailed descriptions of 595 species and subspecies. The 656 full-color illustrations and 384 drawings show key details for accurate identification. More than 100 color photographs and 333 color photographs and 333 color distribution maps accompany the species descriptions.

Guide and Reference to the Snakes of Western North America (north of Mexico) and Hawaii

Author: Richard D. Bartlett,Patricia Bartlett,Patricia Pope Bartlett

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780813033013

Category: Nature

Page: 277

View: 8433

A field guide to reptiles and amphibians

eastern and central North America

Author: Roger Conant,Joseph T. Collins

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 450

View: 1223

A Field Guide to the Mammals

North America North of Mexico

Author: William Henry Burt

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780395910986

Category: Nature

Page: 289

View: 9874

Describes species with common and scientific names with detailed information

A Field Guide to Mexican Birds

Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador

Author: Roger Tory Peterson,Edward L. Chalif

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780395975145

Category: Nature

Page: 320

View: 1767

Describes the calls, range, and male and female markings of more than one thousand species

Connecting with Nature

A Naturalist's Perspective

Author: Robert Cyril Stebbins

Publisher: NSTA Press

ISBN: 1936959119

Category: NATURE

Page: 206

View: 9768

This book tells an irresistible story of how one child fell in love with nature, and your students can too. Taking what he calls "a nature-centered worldview," author Robert Stebbins blends activities, examples, and stories with his perspectives on the importance of dealing objectively yet compassionately with social and environmental problems. As thought-provoking as it is charming, Connecting With Nature includes: discussion of "ecological illiteracy" and the impediments that keep people, young and old, from bonding with nature; recommendations for establishing a nature-centered education program and encouraging interest in nature at home; advice on doing accurate observations and field reports and understanding natural selection; and a captivating array of activties to capture the attention of students of all ages. Even a quick glance through Connecting With Nature will make you wish you could give your students the joy of a day in the hills with the author. Failing that, you can use his book to instill a love of nature in your students, and rekindle it in yourself.

A Field Guide to California and Pacific Northwest Forests

Author: John C. Kricher

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780395928967

Category: Nature

Page: 378

View: 660

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.

Peterson First Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians

Author: Roger Conant,Robert C. Stebbins,Joseph T. Collins

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780395971956

Category: Nature

Page: 128

View: 9487

Discusses an assortment of specimens located in North America, and offers advice on catching and caring for them

Reptiles and Amphibians

Author: Sarah Anne Hughes,Roger Tory Peterson,Sally Hughes,Robert C. Stebbins

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780618307371

Category: Nature

Page: 107

View: 4182

From the purplish gray of a Barking Frog to the pink and orange blotches of a Gila Monster, coloring your own field guide is the most enjoyable way to learn about reptiles and amphibians. Each drawing is accompanied by a brief description that educates as it entertains. Place the new color stickers next to the drawings for a visual reference while coloring. Coloring the drawings helps reinforce the color, image, and shape of each reptile or amphibian, improving your memory and perception while offering a pleasant and easy way to learn. Fun for adults as well as children, beginning and experienced naturalists alike.

Western Reptiles and Amphibians

Author: Robert C. Stebbins

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780618331642

Category: Nature

Page: 544

View: 2731

An updated guide to the reptiles and amphibians of Western North America identifies more than five hundred species and subspecies and provides information on habitat, behavior, breeding data, key characteristics, and survival status of threatened species, along with updated range maps and hundreds of color photographs, illustrations, and line drawings.

Peterson Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of Eastern and Central North America, Fourth Edition

Author: Robert Powell,Roger Conant,Joseph T. Collins

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0544662490

Category: Nature

Page: 608

View: 4926

A completely updated edition, including 122 newly recognized or recently established non-native species of reptiles and amphibians. The new edition of this definitive guide reflects 25 years’ worth of changes in our knowledge of reptiles and amphibians. It includes descriptions of 122 newly recognized or recently established non-native species, updated maps, and new figures and photos. Color illustrations and drawings show key details for accurate identification. More than 100 color photographs and 322 color distribution maps accompany the species descriptions. Clear and concise species accounts provide key characteristics, similar species, habitats, and ranges, as well as subspecies, voice descriptions, and conservation status. This edition will be a crucial resource for professional and amateur herpetologists, naturalists, outdoor enthusiasts, and students.

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