Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars. These editions include updated material by Michael O'Brien, Paul Lehman, Bill Thompson III, Michael DiGiorgio, Larry Rosche, and Jeffrey A. Gordon.
Peterson Field Guide to Birds of Massachusettsby Roger Tory Peterson
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Identifying a bird is just a tap away with the Peterson Field Guide to Birds of Massachusetts. Peterson's art, conveying each bird's essence, and the innovative Peterson Identification System, are all at the casual bird watcher's disposal. 439 species are in this visual treasure chest. Arrows point to the key field marks that distinguish each species, and range maps tell users where and when to find the birds. Add in descriptions of habitats, vocalizations, similar species, and an easy-to-use index, and a bird watcher is fully prepared to enjoy the natural wonders of Massachusetts.
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Once outside of camp if a cat travels east they will soon spot a rocky outcrop jutting out of the landscape. A thin layer of grasses grows here and large boulders provide cover or launching points for those practicing their attacks. These will be useful as this is the new training area for apprentices and their mentors. Situated close to the Rainclan and Sandclan borders, it provides a good view of the surrounding land and is a relatively safe place for learning cats. There is also some prey in this area. Jackrabbits, shrews, and ground squirrels can all be found darting between the rocks while sparrows and ravens often search the ground for insects or seeds. Predators rarely visit but when they do the openness of this place does not allow for an easy escape. Aerial hunters such as hawks or eagles are the greatest threat. Overall this outcrop provides a nice area for apprentices to learn the skills of hunting and fighting that are necessary for becoming a warrior. ~ The Training Outcrop, Lilywolf <br> <br>