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Kaufman Field Guide to Nature of New England
     

Kaufman Field Guide to Nature of New England

by Kenn Kaufman, Kimberly Kaufman
 

Whether you’re walking in the woods or along the beach, camping, hiking, canoeing, or just enjoying your own backyard, this book will help identify all your nature discoveries. With authoritative and broad coverage, using nontechnical and lively language and more than 2,000 color photographs, this guide is an essential reference for nature lovers living in or

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Whether you’re walking in the woods or along the beach, camping, hiking, canoeing, or just enjoying your own backyard, this book will help identify all your nature discoveries. With authoritative and broad coverage, using nontechnical and lively language and more than 2,000 color photographs, this guide is an essential reference for nature lovers living in or visiting New England.

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Library Journal
Building on the success of his earlier field guides, naturalist Kenn Kaufman (Kaufman Field Guide to Birds of North America), here with his wife, Kimberly (contributing editor, Birds & Blooms), introduces a guide to the nature of New England. This volume contains more than 2000 color photographs and covers New England flora and fauna along with regional geology, astronomy, and marine habitats. Employing his trademark straightforward and nontechnical language, Kaufman provides concise guidelines for locating, observing, and identifying different species. The book's clean layout and easy-to-use features, such as range maps and colorful reference tabs, cement Kaufman's reputation for producing the most user-friendly field guides around. His innovative approach to species classification—such as organizing wildflowers by color—makes his book an excellent starting point for neophytes. VERDICT A welcome update to the National Audubon Society's 1998 Field Guide to New England, this is an essential compact reference guide for any amateur naturalist interested in New England.—Kelsy Peterson, Prairie Village, KS

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780618456970
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
10/16/2012
Series:
Kaufman Field Guides Series
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
464,754
Product dimensions:
4.50(w) x 7.60(h) x 1.00(d)

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Meet the Author

KENN KAUFMAN, originator of the Kaufman Field Guide series, is one of the world's foremost naturalists.
  

KIMBERLY KAUFMAN is the executive director of Ohio's Black Swamp Bird Observatory and a contributing editor to Birds & Blooms

 

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