Brittle Stars and Mudbugs: An Uncommon Field Guide to Northwest Shorelines and Wetlands

Brittle Stars and Mudbugs: An Uncommon Field Guide to Northwest Shorelines and Wetlands

by Patricia K. Lichen, Linda M. Feltner
     
 

Birds that walk underwater. Slugs that mate while suspended in midair. Frogs who star on Hollywood soundtracks. The Pacific Northwest abounds in natural wonders, and here are field guides as interesting as the world they describe. Filled with both amazing and amusing true-life tales about Northwest plants and animals, this new series of uncommon fieldSee more details below

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Birds that walk underwater. Slugs that mate while suspended in midair. Frogs who star on Hollywood soundtracks. The Pacific Northwest abounds in natural wonders, and here are field guides as interesting as the world they describe. Filled with both amazing and amusing true-life tales about Northwest plants and animals, this new series of uncommon field guides will appeal to the casual observer and the avid naturalist alike. Each of these illustrated books describes more than sixty plants, animals, and natural phenomena of a particular Northwest habitat. Author Patricia Lichen combines standard field guide information about habitat, appearance, and range with delightful and engaging descriptions of the little-known facts, surprising details, and amusing— even bizarre— tidbits rarely found in ordinary field guides. Discover how amazing the Northwest natural world really is with these uncommon field guides.

Author Biography: Patricia Lichen worked for eight years as a U.S. Forest Service interpretive naturalist in Washington and Oregon. She is now a freelance writer living in Oregon City, and an essayist on Oregon Public Broadcasting radio.; Linda Feltner is a wildlife artist and graphic designer whose work has been shown in solo exhibitions, reproduced in books and magazines, and used in national park interpretive exhibits. She lives in Seattle.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781570612206
Publisher:
Sasquatch Books
Publication date:
06/28/2003
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.39(h) x 0.57(d)

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