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National Audubon Society Regional Guide to the Southwestern States: Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah (Audubon Field Guide)

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Publisher Comments:

Filled with concise descriptions and stunning photographs, the National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Southwestern States belongs in the home of every resident of the Southwest and in the suitcase or backpack of every visitor.  This compact volume contains:

An easy-to-use field guide for identifying 1,000 of the state's wildflowers, trees, mushrooms, mosses, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, butterflies, mammals, and much more;

A complete overview of the southwestern region's natural history, covering geology, wildlife habitats, ecology, fossils, rocks and minerals, clouds and weather patterns, and the night sky;

An extensive sampling of the area's best parks, preserves, mountains, forests, and wildlife sanctuaries, with detailed descriptions and visitor information for 50 sites and notes on dozens of others.

The guide is packed with visual information — the 1,500 full-color images include more than 1,300 photographs, 9 maps, and 16 night-sky charts, as well as more than 100 drawings explaining everything from geological processes to the basic features of different plants and animals.  

For everyone who lives or spends time in Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, or Utah, there can be no finer guide to the area's natural surroundings than the National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Southwestern States.

Book News Annotation:

Covering the states of Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah, this excellent pocket guide covers a vast array of the trees, flowers, mushrooms, animals, insects, reptiles, fishes, geology, fossils, and other forms of life encountered in the area. Includes some 1,500 color photographs, drawings, and maps. 4x8<">.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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 and is the author of books on North American, Latin American, and African wildlife. Peter organized an event called Biodiversity Day, the first of which took place in his hometown of Concord, Massachusetts.

Peter Friederici, author of the habitats, conservation and ecology, and parks and preserves sections of this guide, is a writer and field biologist who contributes articles and essays to many national and regional periodicals. He lives in Flagstaff, Arizona.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679446804
Other:
Alden, Peter
Author:
Friederici, Peter
Author:
National Audubon Society
Author:
Alden, Peter
Publisher:
Knopf Publishing Group
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Guidebooks
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Parks
Subject:
Natural history
Subject:
Southwest, new
Subject:
Natural areas
Subject:
Natural history -- Southwest, New.
Subject:
General Nature
Subject:
Biology-Reference
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series:
Audubon Field Guide
Publication Date:
19990931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
WITH 1200 COLOR PHOTOGRAPHS AN
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
7 x 4 x 1.4 in 1 lb

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