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 beginner to the seasoned explorer, will relish the abundance of detailed information packed within these handheld guides.
The most common wildlife species found in and around Marylandincluding the Baltimore checkerspot, the diamondback terrapin, and the Baltimore orioleare highlighted in this pocket reference. A helpful map to the area’s wildlife sanctuaries is also included, giving intrepid nature explorers ample suggestions for locating and identifying more than 140 species collected within this portable guide.
The ubiquitous ground squirrel is one of thousands of species of animals inhabiting the diverse ecosystems found throughout the grasslands region. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and butterflies/insects and includes a map featuring prominent wildlife-viewing areas. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by visitors and residents alike. Made in the USA.
Olympic National Park includes an astonishing variety of climates, habitats, and wildlife. The park includes coastline, mountains, glaciers, and rainforest. Within its boundaries exists a unique mixture of species, including some species that are completely unique to the Olympic Peninsula. This Pocket Naturalist will guide you to identify the most common among them.
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