Central Park Wildlife: An Introduction to Familiar Species
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Central Park Wildlife: An Introduction to Familiar Species

by James Kavanagh, Raymond Leung
     
 

An 840-acre natural oasis in a concrete jungle, New York’s Central Park home is a magnet for wildlife, including over 200 species of birds. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes and butterflies, pond invertebrates and includes an park map featuring prominent wildlife

Overview


An 840-acre natural oasis in a concrete jungle, New York’s Central Park home is a magnet for wildlife, including over 200 species of birds. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes and butterflies, pond invertebrates and includes an park 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. Researched with the assistance of the Central Park Conservancy, a portion of the proceeds go to support the important work of this organization.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781583557747
Publisher:
Waterford Press Ltd.
Publication date:
08/24/2012
Series:
Pocket Naturalist Guide Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
1
Sales rank:
1,137,585
Product dimensions:
0.40(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author


With 40 million visits each year to its 843 acres, Central Park is the most frequently visited urban park in the United States. The Conservancy is committed to help strengthen urban parks and the communities that surround them by expanding our work outside Central Park to develop support for stewardship and respect for urban parks. Zoologist James Kavanagh has researched and written more than 450 publications pertaining to wildlife observation and outdoor recreation. His unique talent is in taking complex information and synthesizing the salient points to make knowledge about nature and the outdoors more accessible to novices, and to present quick, portable reference information for more experienced wildlife and outdoor enthusiasts. His books have sold more than 5 million copies worldwide.

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