Tracks & Sign of Insects and Other Invertebrates: A Guide to North American Species

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Stackpole Books #ad - Identification is made to the family level, sometimes to the genus or species. 2012 choice magazine academic book award winner zoology the first-ever reference to the sign left by insects and other North American invertebrates includes descriptions and almost 1, egg cases, 000 color photos of tracks, burrows, nests, webs, feeding signs, galls, and signs of predation.

Tracks & Sign of Insects and Other Invertebrates: A Guide to North American Species #ad - It's an invaluable guide for wildlife professionals, naturalists, students, and insect specialists. Beetles, crickets, earthworms, earwigs, damselflies, ants, flies, grasshoppers, wasps, lacewings, millipedes, slugs, butterflies, scorpions, spiders, snails, dragonflies, mayflies, centipedes, and alderflies Stackpole Books.

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Tracks & Sign of Reptiles & Amphibians: A Guide to North American Species

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Stackpole Books #ad - 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, snakes, nests and eggs, sheds, lizards, and moreIncludes detailed information for quick identification of digs and burrows, salamanders, turtles, and range maps to illustrate and describe the tracks and sign left by reptiles and amphibiansCovers frogs, line drawings, and scats.

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Bird Tracks & Sign : A Guide to North American Species

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Stackpole Books STACKSP11726962 #ad - 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. Used book in Good Condition. Songbirds, waterfowl, warblers, woodpeckers, shorebirds, owls, 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.

Bird Tracks & Sign : A Guide to North American Species #ad - It also offers keys to the birds' behavior in the wild. Observant nature-lovers can discover what birds are where by examining tracks, and a variety of bird sign: discarded feathers, feeding leftovers and caches, nests, pellets, droppings, trails, and skulls and bones.

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Mammal Tracks & Sign: A Guide to North American Species

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Stackpole Books #ad - This new edition is more visual, with more than 1300 photos and 450 illustrations for easy comparison and identification of similar sign. Used book in Good Condition. The most comprehensive reference guide to mammal tracks and sign for North America. Each species account includes information on tracks and trails, in trees and shrubs, as well as sign on the ground, nests and lodges, scat and urine, on fungi and on plants.

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Caterpillars of Eastern North America: A Guide to Identification and Natural History Princeton Field Guides

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Princeton University Press PR9780691121444 #ad - The section titled "Caterpillar Projects" will be of special interest to educators. These accounts are generously complemented with additional images of earlier instars, closely related species, noteworthy behaviors, and other intriguing aspects of caterpillar biology. The more than 1, 200 color photographs and two dozen line drawings include numerous exceptionally striking images.

Given the dearth of accessible guides on the identification and natural history of caterpillars, conservation biologists and others who seek a compact, forest managers, Caterpillars of Eastern North America is a must for entomologists and museum curators, easy-to-use guide to the caterpillars of this vast region.

The book provides considerable information on the distribution, biology, and taxonomy of caterpillars beyond that available in other popular works on Eastern butterflies and moths. A compact guide to nearly 700 caterpillars east of the mississippi, and taxonomy not found in other popular works a section geared toward educators, plus succinct text on distribution and other vital information Many caterpillars illustrated here for the first time Current information on distribution, 200 color photos and 24 line drawings enable easy identification Full-page species accounts with image of adult insect for almost 400 species, biology, from forest pests to garden guests and economically important species 1, "Caterpillar Projects" An indispensable resource for all who seek an easy-to-use guide to the caterpillars of this vast region Used book in Good Condition.

Caterpillars of Eastern North America: A Guide to Identification and Natural History Princeton Field Guides #ad - Many caterpillars are illustrated here for the first time. The introductory chapter covers caterpillar structure, photography, natural enemies, rearing, life cycles, and conservation. This lavishly illustrated guide will enable you to identify the caterpillars of nearly 700 butterflies and moths found east of the Mississippi.

Dozens of new foodplant records are presented and erroneous records are corrected.

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Bird Feathers: A Guide to North American Species

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Stackpole Books STACKSP11736183 #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Over 400 photos of representative feathers from 379 species how to identify not only what bird a feather came from but also what kind of feather it is Range maps and wing type given for each bird This guide teaches birders to use the characteristics of wing types and feather morphology to identify feathers--not only by species but also by their place on the bird's body.

The introductory chapters give a detailed overview of the feather--how feathers developed, the parts of a single feather, and the variety of types of feathers on a bird. Along with the wing type of the species and a map showing its range, several types of feathers are included for each bird; each feather is labeled with its type and its size.

Bird Feathers: A Guide to North American Species #ad - Stackpole Books. In the feather identification section, more than 400 color photographs show feather samples from 379 bird species from all over North America.

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Field Guide to the Flower Flies of Northeastern North America Princeton Field Guides

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Princeton University Press #ad - Stackpole Books. This handy and informative guide teaches you how. With more than 3, this guide covers all 416 species of flower flies that occur north of Tennessee and east of the Dakotas, 000 color photographs and 400 maps, including the high Arctic and Greenland. Each species account provides information on size, classification, and flight time, larvae, habitats, identification, hybridization, abundance, along with notes on behavior, and more.

Summarizing the current scientific understanding of our flower fly fauna, amateur naturalist or scientist, this is an indispensable resource for anyone, interested in discovering the beauty of these insects.3000+ color photos field and museum shots· multiple images per species, abundance, identification features, with arrows highlighting key field marks· Grayscale images showing the actual size of the insect· Range maps for each species· Information on size, flight times, and more Used book in Good Condition.

Field Guide to the Flower Flies of Northeastern North America Princeton Field Guides #ad - . A groundbreaking guide to flower flies in North America This is the first comprehensive field guide to the flower flies also known as hover flies of northeastern North America. Found in a varied range of habitats, from backyard gardens to aquatic ecosystems, these flies are often overlooked because many of their species mimic bees or wasps.

Flower flies are, along with bees, our most important pollinators. Despite this, many species are distinctive and even subtly differentiated species can be accurately identified.

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The Bees in Your Backyard: A Guide to North America's Bees

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Princeton University Press #ad - The bees in your backyard A Guide to North America S Bees. It describes their natural history, their role as pollinators, how they gather food, including where they live, and even how to attract them to your own backyard. The bees in your backyard provides an engaging introduction to the roughly 4, 000 different bee species found in the United States and Canada, dispelling common myths about bees while offering essential tips for telling them apart in the field.

The book features more than 900 stunning color photos of the bees living all around us―in our gardens and parks, along nature trails, and in the wild spaces between. Stackpole Books. Ideal for amateur naturalists and experts alike, nesting habits, it gives detailed accounts of every bee family and genus in North America, distributions, describing key identification features, diets, and more.

The Bees in Your Backyard: A Guide to North America's Bees #ad - Provides the most comprehensive and accessible guide to all bees in the United States and CanadaFeatures more than 900 full-color photosOffers helpful identification tips and pointers for studying beesIncludes a full chapter on how to attract bees to your backyard Used book in Good Condition.

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Animal Skulls: A Guide to North American Species

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Stackpole Books #ad - 6" x 9", paperback, 740 Pages. Life-size drawings and detailed measurements make this guide an invaluable reference for wildlife professionals, trackers, and animal-lovers alike. The skull--the collection of bones that house and protect a creature's brain and sensory organs--is the key anatomical feature used to identify an animal and understand many of its behaviors.

Used book in Good Condition. Illustrations, descriptions, and measurements for skulls of 275 animal species in North America. This book describes in words and pictures the bones and regions of the skull important to identification, including illustrations of all the bones in the cranium, leading to a greater understanding of a creature's place in the natural world.

Animal Skulls: A Guide to North American Species #ad - The bees in your backyard A Guide to North America S Bees. Stackpole Books. Comprehensive guide to the animals of north america fully illustrated with drawings and photographs User-friendly format makes comparing species easy This uniquely thorough reference and guidebook offers illustrations, descriptions, and measurements for the skulls of some 275 animal species found throughout North America.

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Mammal Tracks & Sign: A Guide to North American Species

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Stackpole Books #ad - Stackpole Books. How to find, identify, measure, and interpret the clues mammals leave behind--explained and illustrated like never before.6" x 9", paperback, 740 Pages. Includes essays that contextualize tracking as a developing science continually garnering more interest and participation; included also are instructive anecdotes from the author's work as a tracker and wildlife expert.

Isbn: 9780811726269. 2003 national outdoor book award winner detailed track and trail data for 135 species with actual-size track illustrations in one section Scat photos and data for dozens of animals The most thorough treatment of the subject ever published, bedding areas, and full-color photographs showing feeding signs, burrows, scat, remains, this amazing guide brings together clear track and trail illustrations, tunnels, and more, range maps, to give a wealth of information about hundreds of mammal species living in North America.

Mammal Tracks & Sign: A Guide to North American Species #ad - Illustrations, descriptions, and measurements for skulls of 275 animal species in North America. The bees in your backyard A Guide to North America S Bees. Used book in Good Condition. An invaluable resource for beginning or professional trackers and wildlife enthusiasts in all North American locations. Author: Mark Elbroch.

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Second Edition - Garden Insects of North America: The Ultimate Guide to Backyard Bugs

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Princeton University Press #ad - 6" x 9", paperback, 740 Pages. The bees in your backyard A Guide to North America S Bees. Isbn: 9780811726269. Illustrations, descriptions, and measurements for skulls of 275 animal species in North America. Author: Mark Elbroch. This second edition of garden insects of north america solidifies its place as the most comprehensive guide to the common insects, mites, and other “bugs” found in the backyards and gardens of the United States and Canada.

Featuring 3, shade trees and shrubs, flowers and ornamental plants, 300 full-color photos and concise, detailed text, this fully revised book covers the hundreds of species of insects and mites associated with fruits and vegetables, and turfgrass―from aphids and bumble bees to leafhoppers and mealybugs to woollybears and yellowjacket wasps―and much more.

Second Edition - Garden Insects of North America: The Ultimate Guide to Backyard Bugs #ad - This new edition also provides a greatly expanded treatment of common pollinators and flower visitors, insects, the natural enemies of garden pests, and the earthworms, and other arthropods that help with decomposing plant matter in the garden. Designed to help you easily identify what you find in the garden, roots, the book is organized by where insects are most likely to be seen―on leaves, shoots, flowers, or soil.

Stackpole Books. Photos are included throughout the book, next to detailed descriptions of the insects and their associated plants. An indispensable guide to the natural microcosm in our backyards, Garden Insects of North America continues to be the definitive resource for amateur gardeners, insect lovers, and professional entomologists.

Revised and expanded edition covers most of the insects, more than twice the illustrations of the first edition Concise, and other “bugs” one may find in yards or gardens in the United States and Canada―all in one handy volumeFeatures more than 3, 300 full-color photos, mites, informative text organized to help you easily identify insects and the plant injuries that they may cause Used book in Good Condition.

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