Familiar species, common plants, and natural phenomena are introduced in these beautifully illustrated guides to nature and the outdoors. Printed on laminated, water-resistant paper in a folded format, Pocket Naturalist Guides are highly durable for use in the field as each title provides a portable reference to a variety of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes, butterflies, and insects. Nature enthusiasts, from the ultimate beginner to the seasoned explorer, will relish the abundance of detailed information packed within these hand-held guides.
The mountain bluebird, cutthroat trout, bighorn sheep, and orange sulphur are just a few of the more than 140 common species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, butterflies, insects, and fishes highlighted in this handy guide to the wildlife of Idaho. A map featuring prominent statewide wildlife sanctuaries is also included, making this a must-have identification resource for both visitors to the state and locals alike.
Australia enjoys an abundance of unique wildlife from inspiring marine mammals to colourful birds, countless species of insects and the well-known and well-loved favourites including kangaroos, emus, wombats and koalas. In this practical Wild Australia Guide Steve Parish shares his wealth of experience gleaned over many years and countless images taken in the field. It is packed with how-to information and stunning wildlife examples and it even delves into the philosophy behind the passion for wildlife photography.
Yosemite was one of the first National Parks in the U.S. It is still one of the landmark parks, glorified by the photographs of Ansel Adams. It extends for 1200 square miles in Northern California, and is visited by 3 ½ million people a year, one of the busiest parks in the country. Known best for its spectacular landscapes, it is also the home of over 250 vertebrate species.
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