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National Audubon Society Regional Guide to the Pacific Northwest (Audubon Society Field Guide)by National Audubon Society
Synopses & Reviews
Filled with concise descriptions and stunning photographs, the National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Pacific Northwest belongs in the home of every Pacific Northwest resident and in the suitcase or backpack of every visitor. This compact volume contains:
The guide is packed with visual information — the 1,500 full-color images include more than 1,300 photographs, 14 maps, and 16 night-sky charts, as well as 150 drawings explaining everything from geological processes to the basic features of different plants and animals.
For everyone who lives or spends time in Washington or Oregon, there can be no finer guide to the area's natural surroundings than the National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Pacific Northwest.
Book News Annotation:
A guide to the region' wildflowers, trees, mushrooms, mosses, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, butterflies, and mammals, along with an overview of geology, wildlife habitats, ecology, fossils, rocks and minerals, clouds and weather patterns, and the night sky, and a sampling of sites with visitor information--all this in a dandy, compact (4x7.75"), abundantly illustrated vade mecum.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
A whole new way to look at your world: New England, Florida, California, and the Pacific Northwest are the first four subjects in a series of comprehensive field guides to the flora, fauna, landscape, and climate of specific geographic regions of North America.
Up-to-date, concise, accurate species accounts; sensible, user-friendly organization; and extraordinary color photographs and illustrations throughout — all are features of these compact, portable, encyclopedic guides. Each easy-to-carry volume contains:
For every resident and every visitor, this series is an indispensable tool for enjoyment and understanding of our natural surroundings.
About the Author
Peter Alden, principal author of this series, is a birder, naturalist, author, and lecturer. He has led nature tours to more than 100 countries for the Massachusetts Audubon Society, Lindblad Travel, Friends of the Harvard Musum of Natural History, and cruises on all the world's oceans. Author of books on North American, Latin American, and African wildlife, Peter organized an event called Biodiversity Day in his hometown of Concord, Massachusetts.
Dennis Paulson, contributing author and regional consultant for this guide, is Director of the Slater Museum of Natural History at the University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, Washington.
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