Colorado Nature Almanac: A Month-by-Month Guide to Wildlife and Wild Places

Colorado Nature Almanac: A Month-by-Month Guide to Wildlife and Wild Places

by Stephen R Jones, Ruth Carol Cushman, Emerling Dorothy
     
 


Have you ever had the chance to see the courtship dance of the sandhill crane? Have you been stumped by the question, "is that a spruce, fir, or pine?" What do pasque-flowers, prairie chickens, and the Swainson's hawk have in common ? (Spring, of course! One blooms, one booms, and the other looms high overhead, all in a Colorado April). Where are the best places… See more details below

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Have you ever had the chance to see the courtship dance of the sandhill crane? Have you been stumped by the question, "is that a spruce, fir, or pine?" What do pasque-flowers, prairie chickens, and the Swainson's hawk have in common ? (Spring, of course! One blooms, one booms, and the other looms high overhead, all in a Colorado April). Where are the best places to see mountain goats, bugling elk, and snow geese? And have you asked yourself, "what is that butterfly doing flittering around in February?"

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This guide describes seasonal changes as they happen throughout the year in Colorado's many diverse ecosystems. The authors cover an incredible range of natural phenomena ranging from where and when to see wildflowers in bloom to how to identify different mammal prints and where to see fossils and rock art. Includes b&w photographs and drawings. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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ISBN-13:
9780871088833
Publisher:
Pruett Publishing Company
Publication date:
06/01/1998
Series:
The Pruett Series
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
7.43(w) x 9.05(h) x 0.65(d)

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