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Great Smoky Mountain Birds: An Introduction to Familiar species (Pocket Naturalist Series)
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Great Smoky Mountain Birds: An Introduction to Familiar species (Pocket Naturalist Series)

by James Kavanagh, Waterford Press, Raymond Leung (Illustrator)
 

At least 240 bird species find permanent or temporary homes in the Great Smoky Mountains region, emblematic of the area's globally recognized biodiversity. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information and

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At least 240 bird species find permanent or temporary homes in the Great Smoky Mountains region, emblematic of the area's globally recognized biodiversity. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species. 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.

Editorial Reviews

Straddling the border of Tennessee and North Carolina, the Great Smoky Mountains are a natural habitat of truly incredible biological diversity: Scientists have already documented more than 10,000 species which, we are told, represents only a small proportion of those present. James Kavanagh's Great Smoky Mountain Birds introduces visitors to 140 birds that you might encounter in this awe-inspiring preserve.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781583554227
Publisher:
Waterford Press Ltd.
Publication date:
05/01/2008
Series:
Pocket Naturalist Guide Series
Pages:
12
Sales rank:
395,122
Product dimensions:
3.90(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range:
10 Years

Meet the Author

Zoologist Jim Kavanagh has made a career out of introducing novices to plants, animals, the sciences and world cultures. In addition to creating over 500 simplified nature guides, he has also authored guides to languages, cities and outdoor skills. An avid traveler and backpacker, Kavanagh’s path has taken him around the world to many remote destinations including the upper Amazon, Africa, Australia, and the Arctic Circle (and this is just the As). He is also the author of a series of state-specific guides to common species and natural attractions and a children's book on evolution.

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