Birds of the Adirondacks

Birds of the Adirondacks Author Alan Bessette
ISBN-10 0932052940
Release 1993-01-01
Pages 240
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Birds of the Adirondacks has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Birds of the Adirondacks also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Birds of the Adirondacks book for free.

Adirondack Wildlife

Adirondack Wildlife Author James M. Ryan
ISBN-10 1584657499
Release 2009-04-01
Pages 249
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The first comprehensive field guide to the habitats and wildlife of the Adirondack State Park

American Birding Association Field Guide to Birds of New York

American Birding Association Field Guide to Birds of New York Author Corey Finger
ISBN-10 193562251X
Release 2015-09-01
Pages 352
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A comprehensive guide to New York birdwatching from the American Birding Association The Empire State is one of the best places for birding in North America—from the Adirondack Mountains in the north; the Finger Lakes in the west; the Hudson Valley in the east; and the marshes, bays, and beaches of the south, New York provides habitats for an amazing array of birds. As a flyover state for many migrating species, backyard birders can see hundreds of species per year as they head north in the spring and south for the winter. TheAmerican Birding Association Field Guide to Birds of New York includes more than 300 species birders are most likely to see in the state. Illustrated with hundreds of crisp, color photographs, it includes descriptions of each bird along with tips of when and where to see them, written by an expert New York birder. It is the perfect companion for anyone interested in the amazing diversity and beauty of the birds of New York.

A Guide to Field Guides

A Guide to Field Guides Author Diane Schmidt
ISBN-10 1563087073
Release 1999
Pages 304
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Focusing on the North American continent, this book, the first of its kind, identifies and describes major field guides in all scientific subject areas (from plants, animals, and insects to astronomy and weather, geology and fossils, and man-made objects). Organized by topic, it offers complete bibliographic information and descriptions of more than 1,300 field guides.

Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America

Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America Author David Beadle
ISBN-10 9780547727431
Release 2012-04-17
Pages 752
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Peterson The best-selling field guides of all time There are thousands of moth species in the northeast of North America, and while it might seem that they are all drab grays and browns, there is actually a startling variety. They come in a rainbow of colors, from brilliant oranges and pinks to soft greens and violets. There are moths with colorful leopardlike spots, and ones that look more like B-movie aliens; some that are as large as your hand, and others the size of a grain of rice. With helpful tips on how to attract and identify moths, range maps and season graphs showing at a glance when and where to find each species, and clear photographs that use the unique Peterson arrow system for easy identification, this guide provides everything an amateur or experienced moth-watcher needs. Sponsored by the National Wildlife Federation and the Roger Tory Peterson Institute

Kaufman Field Guide to Nature of New England

Kaufman Field Guide to Nature of New England Author Kenn Kaufman
ISBN-10 9780618456970
Release 2012
Pages 416
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Presents an illustrated field guide to the plants, wildlife, night sky, and natural environments of New England.

Birds of New York State

Birds of New York State Author Robert E Budliger
ISBN-10 1551053268
Release 2005
Pages 384
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An outstanding field guide features 320 of New York state's most abundant or notable bird species, with each account including a full-color illustration as well as detailed notes on habitat, nesting, feeding, voice, similar species, best sites for viewing, and a range map. Original.

National Geographic Field Guide to Birds

National Geographic Field Guide to Birds Author Jonathan K. Alderfer
ISBN-10 079225564X
Release 2006
Pages 271
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Sized for backpack or pocket, each 272-page volume highlights a single state or two and covers 125 species (each with a photograph and range map), with local expertise provided by experienced birders. Even novice birders will make quick and confident identifications thanks to the uncluttered, easy-to-use format. An introductory locator map pinpoints top birding sites, and customized range maps detail each species' winter, breeding, migration, and resident ranges. New Yorkboasts a rich mix of city and country birds, from Long Island waterfowl to Niagara's famous gulls and various high-latitude Adirondack species. Springtime hawk-watching makes Derby Hill Bird Observatory a favorite; at Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge in the Finger Lakes, seasonal migrations promise sightings galore, while New York City's Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge shelters birds of interest all year.

The Adirondack Nature Guide

The Adirondack Nature Guide Author
ISBN-10 0963247638
Release 1997
Pages 119
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The Adirondack Nature Guide has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Adirondack Nature Guide also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Adirondack Nature Guide book for free.

Orchids of the Northeast

Orchids of the Northeast Author William K. Chapman
ISBN-10 0815626975
Release 1997
Pages 200
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This field guide provides a survey of orchids found in the northeastern United States. Along with identification keys and glossary of botanical terms, the book includes research collected on orchids.

Flight Paths

Flight Paths Author Darryl McGrath
ISBN-10 9781438459264
Release 2016-02-01
Pages 378
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How a small group of New York biologists brought the peregrine falcon and bald eagle back from the brink of extinction. In the late 1970s, the bald eagle and the peregrine falcon were heading toward extinction, victims of the combined threats of DDT, habitat loss, and lax regulation. Flight Paths tells the story of how a small group of New York biologists raced against nature’s clock to bring these two beloved birds back from the brink in record-setting numbers. In a narrative that reads like a suspense tale, Darryl McGrath documents both rescue projects in never-before-published detail. At Cornell University, a team of scientists worked to crack the problem of how to breed peregrine falcons in captivity and then restore them to the wild. Meanwhile, two young, untested biologists tackled the overwhelming assignment of rebuilding the bald eagle population from the state’s last nesting pair, one of whom (the female) was sterile. McGrath interweaves this dramatic retelling with contemporary accounts of four at-risk species: the short-eared owl, the common loon, the Bicknell’s thrush, and the piping plover. She worked alongside biologists as they studied these elusive subjects in the Northeast’s most remote regions, and the result is a story that combines vivid narrative with accessible science and is as much a tribute to these experts as it is a call to action for threatened birds. Readers are taken to a snow-covered meadow as an owl hunts her prey, a loon family’s secluded pond, an eagle nest above the Hudson River, and a mountaintop at dusk in search of the Bicknell’s thrush, one of the planet’s rarest birds. Combining a little-known chapter of New York’s natural history with a deeply personal account of a lifelong devotion to birds, Flight Paths is not only a story of our rapidly changing environment and a tribute to some of New York’s most heroic biologists, but also a captivating read for anyone who has ever thrilled to the sight of a rare bird. “In Flight Paths Darryl McGrath weaves together science, politics, personal struggle, and the emotional gravity of permanent loss into poignant tales of survival. She reminds us that our actions and determination can have a huge impact on birds and other wildlife that make their homes in the Adirondack Park. She brings a fresh perspective to modern conservation efforts and reminds us why birds matter in our everyday lives. Anyone who loves the Adirondack Park, or just appreciates wild places, will enjoy reading this book.” — William C. Janeway, Executive Director, Adirondack Council “Not since David R. Zimmerman’s To Save a Bird in Peril has there been a popular book on rare and endangered birds so well researched and documented as this one. McGrath writes the story of the remarkable restoration of our national bird in New York, a saga that is largely the story of a few unique people who devoted their lives to this endeavor. She writes similar stories about the peregrine falcon, the common loon, the Bicknell’s thrush, and the short-eared owl, emphasizing the special problems and solutions for each species. Anyone interested in the details of what it takes to save rare or endangered species from extinction should read this sympathetic and well-written book.” — Tom J. Cade, Founding Chairman and Director, The Peregrine Fund “In Flight Paths, Darryl McGrath tells the compelling story of New York’s legacy as a national and international innovator in modern bird conservation. In an engaging style that often reads more like a novel than typical historical reporting, she focuses on the successful efforts to save the peregrine falcon and bald eagle from extinction in the Lower 48 states. Her conversations and field experience with the dedicated scientists and conservationists whose tireless efforts brought these magnificent birds back from the brink bring a rare depth and richness to the narrative. The pioneering work described in this well-told tale give some hope that when courageous and innovative scientists simply refuse to take ‘no’ for an answer, seemingly intractable problems will yield.” — Kenneth P. Able, editor of Gatherings of Angels: Migrating Birds and Their Ecology

Eastern New York All Outdoors Atlas Field Guide

Eastern New York All Outdoors Atlas   Field Guide Author Sportsman's Connection
ISBN-10 9781885010780
Release 2016-08-27
Pages 192
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Sportsman's Connection's Eastern New York All-Outdoors Atlas & Field Guide contains maps created at twice the scale of other road atlases, which means double the detail. And while the maps are sure to be the finest quality you have ever used, the thing that makes this book unique is all the additional information. Your favorite outdoor activities including fishing lakes and streams, hunting, camping, hiking and biking,snowmobiling and off-roading, paddeling, skiing, golfing and wildlife viewing are covered in great depth with helpful editorial and extensive tables, which are all cross-referenced and indexed to the map pages in a way that's fun and easy to use.

Field Notes from the Northern Forest

Field Notes from the Northern Forest Author Curt Stager
ISBN-10 0815605722
Release 1999-01-31
Pages 320
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A collection of essays exploring the natural history of the Northern Forest, one of North America's largest ecosystems.

Freshwater Fishes of the Northeastern United States

Freshwater Fishes of the Northeastern United States Author Robert G. Werner
ISBN-10 0815630204
Release 2004
Pages 335
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"As a standard resource, this guide will attract a wide audience. This book will be useful to biologists, ecologists, and zoologists and will have an indispensable appeal among anglers, environmentalists, and fisheries professionals."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Forests and Trees of the Adirondack High Peaks Region

Forests and Trees of the Adirondack High Peaks Region Author Edwin H. Ketchledge
ISBN-10 0935272496
Release 1996
Pages 163
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The Crossley ID Guide Raptors

The Crossley ID Guide  Raptors Author Richard Crossley
ISBN-10 9781400847044
Release 2012-03-01
Pages 304
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Part of the revolutionary "Crossley ID Guide" series, this is the first raptor guide with lifelike scenes composed from multiple photographs--scenes that allow you to identify raptors just as the experts do. Experienced birders use the most easily observed and consistent characteristics--size, shape, behavior, probability, and general color patterns. The book's 101 scenes--including thirty-five double-page layouts--provide a complete picture of how these features are all related. Even the effects of lighting and other real-world conditions are illustrated and explained. Detailed and succinct accounts from two of North America's foremost raptor experts, Jerry Liguori and Brian Sullivan, stress the key identification features. This complete picture allows everyone from beginner to expert to understand and enjoy what he or she sees in the field. The mystique of bird identification is eliminated, allowing even novice birders to identify raptors quickly and simply. Comprehensive and authoritative, the book covers all thirty-four of North America's diurnal raptor species (all species except owls). Each species is featured in stunning color plates that show males and females, in a full spectrum of ages and color variants, depicted near and far, in flight and at rest, and from multiple angles, all caught in their typical habitats. There are also comparative, multispecies scenes and mystery photographs that allow readers to test their identification skills, along with answers and full explanations in the back of the book. In addition, the book features an introduction, and thirty-four color maps accompany the plates. Whether you are a novice or an expert, this one-of-a-kind guide will show you an entirely new way to look at these spectacular birds.The most complete guide to North American raptors, written by some of the foremost experts The first raptor guide using Richard Crossley's acclaimed, innovative composite images that show birds as they actually appear in the field 101 stunning color plates--including thirty-five double-page layouts--composed from thousands of photographs Comparative, multispecies plates and photos of mystery species that allow readers to test their growing identification skills Complete with introduction, 34 color maps, and detailed species accounts

Common Birds and Their Songs

Common Birds and Their Songs Author Lang Elliott
ISBN-10 0395912385
Release 1998
Pages 127
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Describes the characteristics, behavior, habitat, and range of fifty birds, and includes recordings of their songs