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Horicon Marsh Wildlife: An Introduction to Familiar Species
     

Horicon Marsh Wildlife: An Introduction to Familiar Species

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

At over 33,000 acres in size, Horicon Marsh in Wisconsin is one of the largest freshwater marshes in the United States. The marsh provides habitat for endangered species and is a critical rest stop for thousands of migrating ducks and Canadian geese. It is recognized as a Wetland of International Importance and also as both Globally and State Important Bird Areas.

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At over 33,000 acres in size, Horicon Marsh in Wisconsin is one of the largest freshwater marshes in the United States. The marsh provides habitat for endangered species and is a critical rest stop for thousands of migrating ducks and Canadian geese. It is recognized as a Wetland of International Importance and also as both Globally and State Important Bird Areas. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 130 familiar and unique species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes and insects and includes a regional map. 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781583556795
Publisher:
Waterford Press Ltd.
Publication date:
04/01/2013
Series:
Pocket Naturalist Guide Series
Pages:
1
Sales rank:
1,339,133
Product dimensions:
4.70(w) x 4.70(h) x 1.70(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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