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Pocket Naturalist Guide to New Mexico Wildlife: An Introduction to Familiar Species

Pocket Naturalist Guide to New Mexico Wildlife: An Introduction to Familiar Species

by James Kavanagh, Raymond Leung
     
 

The state mammal – the black bear – is one of thousands of species of animals inhabiting the diverse ecosystems found throughout New Mexico. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes, seashore creatures and butterflies/insects and includes an ecoregion map featuring

Overview


The state mammal – the black bear – is one of thousands of species of animals inhabiting the diverse ecosystems found throughout New Mexico. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes, seashore creatures and butterflies/insects and includes an ecoregion map featuring prominent wildlife-viewing areas. 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:
9781583552902
Publisher:
Waterford Press Ltd.
Publication date:
10/01/2005
Series:
Pocket Naturalist Guide Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
1
Sales rank:
1,118,378
Product dimensions:
3.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.10(d)

Read an Excerpt


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.

Meet the Author


Zoologist James Kavanagh has researched and written more than 450 publications pertaining to wildlife observation and outdoor recreation. His unique talent is in taking complex information and synthesizing the salient points to make knowledge about nature and the outdoors more accessible to novices, and to present quick, portable reference information for more experienced wildlife and outdoor enthusiasts. His books have sold more than 5 million copies worldwide.

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