Techniques from international tracking experts applicable to any quarry and terrain How to follow and find elk, elephants, cougars, leopards, deer, lions, bears, and cape buffalo Finding and identifying tracks and sign of an animal's passing is only part of the ultimate goal for serious trackers, hunters, rhinos, and outdoorspeople.
Mammal Tracks & Sign: A Guide to North American SpeciesIncludes 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. An invaluable resource for beginning or professional trackers and wildlife enthusiasts in all North American locations.
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, tunnels, bedding areas, and full-color photographs showing feeding signs, this amazing guide brings together clear track and trail illustrations, range maps, scat, and more, remains, burrows, to give a wealth of information about hundreds of mammal species living in North America.
How to find, identify, measure, and interpret the clues mammals leave behind--explained and illustrated like never before. Author: Mark Elbroch.
Mammal Tracks & Sign: A Guide to North American SpeciesThe most comprehensive reference guide to mammal tracks and sign for North America. Isbn: 9780811726269. This new edition is more visual, with more than 1300 photos and 450 illustrations for easy comparison and identification of similar sign. Author: Mark Elbroch. Each species account includes information on tracks and trails, scat and urine, as well as sign on the ground, in trees and shrubs, nests and lodges, on fungi and on plants.
Animal Tracking BasicsAuthors: tiffany Morgan and Jon Young. Offers expert instruction and in-the-field advice for the novice and experienced trackerTracking wildlife successfully requires more than just looking for trails and scat. Also describes aging tracks and sign, understanding ecology and mapping, using track tools, keeping field notes, and making casts.
It requires an awareness of how an animal behaves in its environment--how it finds food, travels, and rests. Isbn: 9780811733267. A tracker must know how to find and interpret behavioral clues animals leave behind. This how-to book teaches the basics of being a successful tracker--explaining what to look for to find or identify an animal and how to develop an essential environmental awareness.
Author: Mark Elbroch. Isbn: 9780811726269.
Peterson Reference Guide to the Behavior of North American Mammals Peterson Reference GuidesWe want to know, and field guides are an ideal aid for identification. For example, when an opossum plays dead, it isn't pretending: opossums actually do enter a catatonic deathlike state. Comprehensive, development and dispersal of young, and accessible, the book includes information on daily and seasonal activity, food and foraging, interactions with their own species, communication, authoritative, courtship and mating, home range and habitat, and interactions with other species.
A guide not to identifying mammals, but to understanding what they do, Behavior of North American Mammals provides detailed information on more than 70 species of mammals and includes illuminating and attractive photographs and drawings. Isbn: 9780811726269. Authors: tiffany Morgan and Jon Young. This exciting addition to the Peterson Reference Guide series is highly readable and full of fascinating facts.
. Isbn: 9780811733267. Author: Mark Elbroch. Armadillos sequester air in their guts, blow up to twice their normal volume, and paddle across the water. Houghton Mifflin. And beavers stockpile food for winter by catching it in beneath a raft of branches, which gets frozen in place and keeps them well supplied until spring.
Field Guide to Animal Tracks and Scat of California California Natural History GuidesHoughton Mifflin. Used book in Good Condition. Isbn: 9780811726269. Author: Mark Elbroch. Spotting an animal’s fresh footprints in the wild can conjure a world for the hiker: why did the deer tracks disappear? Where did the cougar turn off the trail? What does it mean when two sets of footprints seem to coincide? This beautifully illustrated field guide, amphibians, mammals, reptiles, the first devoted to the tracks and signs of California animals―including birds, and invertebrates like spiders and beetles―blends meticulous science with field experience to provide an engaging companion for both armchair exploration and easy field identification.
Isbn: 9780811733267. Authors: tiffany Morgan and Jon Young. Filled with useful tools for the wildlife expert, and essential background and visual aids for the novice, including in-depth information about the ecology of each species, this book goes beyond basic recognition of types to interpret what animals leave behind as a way of “seeing” how they move through the world.
Bird Tracks & Sign : A Guide to North American SpeciesAuthor: Mark Elbroch. It also offers keys to the birds' behavior in the wild. Songbirds, warblers, owls, nightjars, waterfowl, shorebirds, woodpeckers, birds of prey Dozens of feather groups photographed in color A sighting in the field is just one way birders can identify bird species. Authors: tiffany Morgan and Jon Young.
Isbn: 9780811733267. 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. Houghton Mifflin. Used book in Good Condition.
Observant nature-lovers can discover what birds are where by examining tracks, trails, and a variety of bird sign: discarded feathers, droppings, feeding leftovers and caches, pellets, nests, and skulls and bones. Isbn: 9780811726269. Used book in Good Condition.
Animal Skulls: A Guide to North American SpeciesThis 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. Isbn: 9780811733267. 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.
Used book in Good Condition. Houghton Mifflin. 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. 6" x 9", paperback, 740 Pages. Isbn: 9780811726269. Author: Mark Elbroch.
Used book in Good Condition. Illustrations, descriptions, and measurements for skulls of 275 animal species in North America. Authors: tiffany Morgan and Jon Young. Life-size drawings and detailed measurements make this guide an invaluable reference for wildlife professionals, trackers, and animal-lovers alike.
Tracking and the Art of Seeing: How to Read Animal Tracks and SignIllustrated with hundreds of his original photographs, droppings, dens, Tracking & the Art of Seeing provides complete information on the behavior and habitat of over 50 animal species and shows you how to identify animals by their tracks, tail patterns, scratches and other signs. Isbn: 9780811726269.
In this newly revised and updated edition of his highly acclaimed field guide, renowned nature photographer and tracking expert Paul Rezendes brings the fields and forests to life with his unique observations on North American wildlife and their tracks and sign. 6" x 9", paperback, 740 Pages. Houghton Mifflin.
HarperResource. Authors: tiffany Morgan and Jon Young. Used book in Good Condition. Author: Mark Elbroch. Isbn: 9780811733267. Used book in Good Condition. Illustrations, descriptions, and measurements for skulls of 275 animal species in North America.
Bird Feathers: A Guide to North American SpeciesUsed book in Good Condition. HarperResource. Authors: tiffany Morgan and Jon Young. Used book in Good Condition. Illustrations, descriptions, and measurements for skulls of 275 animal species in North America. Isbn: 9780811726269. Stackpole Books. Author: Mark Elbroch. Isbn: 9780811733267. 6" x 9", paperback, 740 Pages.
Houghton Mifflin. 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. In the feather identification section, more than 400 color photographs show feather samples from 379 bird species from all over North America.
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.
Wildlife of the Pacific Northwest: Tracking and Identifying Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, and Invertebrates A Timber Press Field GuideIllustrations, descriptions, and measurements for skulls of 275 animal species in North America. Stackpole Books. Covers washington, british columbia, oregon, idaho, northern california, and western MontanaMore than 180 species described in detailMore than 460 color photographs shot in the wildSilhouettes and track keys for quick identificationMore than 200 original scale drawings of tracks and track patterns92 range mapsClear color-coded layout Author: Mark Elbroch.
Used book in Good Condition. A stunning, essential reference for nature lovers in the Pacific Northwest It's 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, reptiles, birds, amphibians, and invertebrates.
HarperResource. Isbn: 9780811726269. Used book in Good Condition. 6" x 9", paperback, 740 Pages. Houghton Mifflin. Used book in Good Condition. Authors: tiffany Morgan and Jon Young. Isbn: 9780811733267.