Scats and Tracks of Alaska Including the Yukon and British Columbia: A Field Guide to the Signs of Seventy Wildlife Species

Scats and Tracks of Alaska Including the Yukon and British Columbia: A Field Guide to the Signs of Seventy Wildlife Species

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Overview

Scats and Tracks of Alaska Including the Yukon and British Columbia: A Field Guide to the Signs of Seventy Wildlife Species by James Halfpenny, Todd Telander

Trying to tell the difference between moose tracks and those of caribou? Searching for river otters or mink? Or just need to find out what animal is nibbling the lettuces in your garden? Scats and Tracks of Alaska will help you figure out what you're looking at and find out what you're looking for, with its superb illustrations by Todd Telander and a helpful and informative text.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780762742301
Publisher: Falcon Guides
Publication date: 01/01/2007
Series: Scats and Tracks Series
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 784,717
Product dimensions: 4.25(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Dr. James Halfpenny (Gardiner, Montana) is among the world's leading experts on animal tracking and the author of several previous books on the subject.

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     ix
Introduction     xi
About tracking     xiii
Field notes and preserving tracks     xiii
Scats and bird pellets     xvi
Anatomy and footprint nomenclature     xviii
Track measurements     xx
Gaits and trails     xxii
Trail measurements     xxvi
Glossary of terms     xxviii
How to use Scats and Tracks     xxxiii
Illustrations     xxxiii
How to use the track accounts     xxxiii
Visual key to tracks     xxxvi
Scats and Tracks of Alaska Including the Yukon and British Columbia
Amphibians: Salamanders, toads, and frogs     2
Reptiles: Turtles and snakes     8
Avians: Birds     12
Insectivores: Shrews     56
Canids: Wolves, dogs, and relatives     58
Felids: Cougars, cats, and relatives     66
Ursids: Bears     72
Procyonid: Raccoon     80
Mustelids: Weasels and relatives     82
Lagomorphs: Rabbits, hares, and pikas     98
Rodents: Squirrels, mice, muskrats, and relatives     102
Hoofed mammals: Deer, caribou, and relatives     126
Selected reading     140
Index     142
About the author     145
About the illustrator     146

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