Michigan Wildlife: An Introduction to Familiar Species

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As part of the Great Lakes Basin, the habitat for Michigan wildlife ranges from aquatic to terrestrial. Michigan Wildlife is an essential guide for the eco-tourist or the intrepid traveler visiting the Great Lakes State. Detailed color illustrations highlight over 140 familiar species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians and fishes. A map featuring prominent state-wide wildlife sanctuaries has been included. Durable and lightweight, it conveniently folds to fit into a pocket when you want to reach for your ...

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Overview

As part of the Great Lakes Basin, the habitat for Michigan wildlife ranges from aquatic to terrestrial. Michigan Wildlife is an essential guide for the eco-tourist or the intrepid traveler visiting the Great Lakes State. Detailed color illustrations highlight over 140 familiar species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians and fishes. A map featuring prominent state-wide wildlife sanctuaries has been included. Durable and lightweight, it conveniently folds to fit into a pocket when you want to reach for your water bottle, camera, or binoculars. This is the one to take on your next Michigan adventure!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781583552926
  • Publisher: Waterford Press Ltd.
  • Publication date: 10/1/2005
  • Series: Pocket Naturalist Guide Series
  • Pages: 12
  • Sales rank: 769,976
  • Product dimensions: 3.50 (w) x 8.25 (h) x 0.20 (d)

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James Kavanagh has written over 450 pocket guides to nature, travel, science and languages that have sold over 4.5 million copies worldwide.

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Michigan Wildlife

An Introduction to Familiar Species
By Kavanagh, James

Waterford Press

Copyright © 2005 Kavanagh, James
All right reserved.

ISBN: 9781583552926

MAMMALS
White-tailed Deer, Odocoileus virginianus, To 7 ft. (2.1 m). Fluffy tail is held erect, flag-like, while running.
BIRDS
American Kestrel, Falco sparverius, To 12 in. (30 cm). Male is told by small size and blue wings.
REPTILES & AMPHIBIANS
Chorus Frog, Pseudacris triseriata, To 1.5 in. (4 cm). Note dark stripes on back. Call sounds like running a thumbnail over the teeth of a comb.


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Table of Contents

(1) Wildlife Sanctuaries (2) Mammals (3) Birds (4) Reptiles & Amphibians

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