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Wildlife Of The Pacific Northwest Tracking And Identifying Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, And Invertebrates (a Timber Press Field Guide) [Moskowitz, Da] (Tapa Blanda)

Modelo 9780881929492
Fabricante o sello Waveland Pr Inc
Peso 0.76 Kg.
Precio:   $5,439.00
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Descripción
-Autor: Moskowitz, Da
-Editorial: Timber Press
-Formato: Tapa Blanda
-Idioma: Español
-ISBN-13: 9780881929492
-Páginas: 364
-Dimensiones: cm. x cm. x cm.
-Peso (kg.): 0.76

-Descripcion:

A stunning, essential reference for nature lovers in the Pacific Northwest Its possible to safely see fascinating wildlife-if you know what to look for and where and if you understand what you see. Wildlife of the Pacific Northwest makes it easier than ever with illustrated descriptions for more than 180 mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates. This book is a must-have for nature lovers of all ages and skill levels. Covers Washington, Oregon, British Columbia, northern California, Idaho, and western Montana More than 180 species described in detail More than 460 color photographs shot in the wild Silhouettes and track keys for quick identification More than 200 original scale drawings of tracks and track patterns 92 range maps Clear color-coded layout Review “This book is a delight to peruse or use in detail. . . . It is a beautiful functional field guide for anyone who appreciates nature.” - American Reference Books Annual “ Wildlife of the Pacific Northwest will give you the tools you need to better understand the creatures that live there. Outdoor educator David Moskowitzs superb field guide describes more than 180 species and features hundreds of color photographs and scale drawings of tracks and track patterns.” - Oregon Live “Chock full of useful, detailed information and stunning photography.” - Island Park News “Belongs in every pack and is a must-have for nature lovers of all ages and skill level. A useful guide for Pacific Northwest naturalists.” - ScienceBlogs From the Back Cover Includes all mammals and the most common birds, reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates found in Washington, Oregon, British Columbia, northern California, Idaho, and western Montana More than 180 species described in detail More than 460 color photographs shot in the wild Silhouettes and track keys for quick identification More than 200 original scale drawings of tracks and track patterns 92 range maps Clear color-coded layout Stunning, essential reference for nature enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels About the Author David Moskowitz is a professional wildlife tracker, photographer, and outdoor educator. He has tracked, documented, and photographed wolves in the wild in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, British Columbia, and southern Alberta, studying den and rendezvous sites. He helped establish and co-manages the Cascades Citizen Wildlife Monitoring Project, teaches wildlife tracking programs internationally, and has led wolf-tracking expeditions in Washington, Idaho, and Wisconsin. As an evaluator for Cybertracker Conservation, he provides certification of wildlife tracking skills as part of efforts to increase observer reliability and the use of tracking in research and conservation initiatives across North America. Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved. Preface It’s a sunny winter day in the Cascades. Since close to first light I have been following the fresh trail of a bobcat over a perfect blanket of gleaming white snow. As the day has begun to warm, the bobcat’s trail winds its way up through open timber toward a small cliff band and angles toward a narrow slot through the middle of the rock. I approach slowly to see if I, too, will be able to pass through the opening in the cliff where the trail is clearly leading. As I get closer, I realize that what at first appeared to be passageway is actually an overhanging recess, and I understand where these tracks have taken me. Cautiously, I take a few steps toward the base of the rock and peer into the fissure’s shadowed depths. I see nothing in the dark but two green eyes staring back at me. Again and again while writing this book, I have been overwhelmed at the magnificent diversity of wildlife in the Pacific Northwest and the captivating signs animals leave across the landscape. For me, wild animal tracks and signs have a compelling, magical quality. This book is my attempt
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