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9780679446798

National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Pacific Northwest Regional Guide: Birds, Animals, Trees, Wildflowers, Insects, Weather, Nature Pre serves, and More

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  • ISBN13:

    9780679446798

  • ISBN10:

    0679446796

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1998-05-26
  • Publisher: Knopf
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Summary

Filled with concise descriptions and stunning photographs, theNational Audubon Society Field Guide to the Pacific Northwestbelongs in the home of every Pacific Northwest resident 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 region's wildflowers, trees, mushrooms, mosses, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, butterflies, mammals, and much more; A complete overview of the Pacific Northwest's natural history, covering geology, wildlife habitats, ecology, fossils, rocks and minerals, clouds and weather patterns and night sky; An extensive sampling of the area's best parks, preserves, beaches, forests, islands, 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, 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 theNational Audubon Society Field Guide to the Pacific Northwest.

Author Biography

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.<br><br>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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