National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Southwestern States: Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah
  • National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Southwestern States: Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah
  • National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Southwestern States: Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah

National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Southwestern States: Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah

by NATIONAL AUDUBON SOCIETY, National Audubon Society, Brian Cassie, Peter Friederici
     
 

Filled with concise descriptions and stunning photographs, the National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Southwestern States belongs in the home of every resident of the Southwest and in the suitcase or backpack of every visitor.  This compact volume contains:

An easy-to-use field guide for identifying 1,000 of the state's wildflowers,

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Overview

Filled with concise descriptions and stunning photographs, the National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Southwestern States belongs in the home of every resident of the Southwest and in the suitcase or backpack of every visitor.  This compact volume contains:

An easy-to-use field guide for identifying 1,000 of the state's wildflowers, trees, mushrooms, mosses, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, butterflies, mammals, and much more;

A complete overview of the southwestern region's natural history, covering geology, wildlife habitats, ecology, fossils, rocks and minerals, clouds and weather patterns, and the night sky;

An extensive sampling of the area's best parks, preserves, mountains, forests, and wildlife sanctuaries, with detailed descriptions and visitor information for 50 sites and notes on dozens of others.

The guide is packed with visual information — the 1,500 full-color images include more than 1,300 photographs, 9 maps, and 16 night-sky charts, as well as more than 100 drawings explaining everything from geological processes to the basic features of different plants and animals.  

For everyone who lives or spends time in Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, or Utah, there can be no finer guide to the area's natural surroundings than the National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Southwestern States.

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Covering the states of Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah, this excellent pocket guide covers a vast array of the trees, flowers, mushrooms, animals, insects, reptiles, fishes, geology, fossils, and other forms of life encountered in the area. Includes some 1,500 color photographs, drawings, and maps. 4x8<">. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780679446804
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
09/28/1999
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
4.00(w) x 7.61(h) x 0.88(d)

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