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Butterflies of Central & Northern Arizona

The beautiful digital photographs in this inclusive guide will aid beginners as well as experienced watchers in identifying not only the common butterflies of the low desert area and gardens in and around Phoenix and the high desert areas to the north and east but also the more common and unique species found in central and northern Arizona’s mountains. Covered are such iconic localities as the red rock canyon country of Sedona, the White Mountains, the Grand Canyon, Kingman and the Flagstaff region including the San Francisco Peaks.

Featured among the 84 illustrated species are the Two-tailed Swallowtail (the state butterfly), Monarch and it’s desert cousin the Queen. Lovely species found in the mountains include Milbert’s Tortoiseshell, Weidemeyer’s Admiral and Northwestern Fritillary. The caterpillars for each species are also featured in a side by side format. It also features all of the corresponding caterpillar forms for each of the adult butterflies.

This compact, waterproof guide easily fits into a day pack or pocket for use in the field. Nature enthusiasts of all ages will enjoy using this marvelous guide at home or on a hike.

ISBN: 978-1-936913-32-9

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Butterflies of Southeast Arizona

Butterflies of Southeast Arizona: Southeast Arizona region is considered one of the best butterfly watching areas in the U.S. Butterflies of Southeast Arizona—including both Saguaro and Organ Pipe National Parks—beautifully illustrates 84 species of butterflies and all of the corresponding caterpillar forms found in Southeast Arizona.

This pocket-sized guide features color photos in a side-by-side format that makes it ideal for field use. Included along with most of the more common species are several of the most unique species of the region. Common and scientific names, adult size, season when they can be found, and their caterpillar host plants are listed. Nature enthusiasts of all ages will enjoy using this marvelous guide.

ISBN: 978-1-936913-98-5

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Butterflies of the Rocky Mountains

This waterproof guide beautifully illustrates over 80 species of butterflies and most of their caterpillars found in the Rocky Mountains, including all of the national parks: Glacier, Yellowstone, Grand Teton, Rocky Mountain, Mesa Verde, Canyonlands, Zion, and Grand Canyon.

This pocket-sized guide features color photos in a side-by-side format that makes it idea for field use. The guide includes, along with many of the more common species, several of the region’s most unique species:

  • Rocky Mountain Parnassian
  • Pale Swallowtail; Large Marble
  • Pine White
  • Tailed, Edith’s, Blue, and Lilac-bordered coppers
  • Western Pine Elfin
  • Arrowhead, Greenish, and Arctic blues
  • Milbert’s Tortoiseshell
  • Gillett’s, Arachne, and Sagebrush checkerspots
  • Great Spangled, Zerene, and Frigga fritillaries
  • Hayden’s Ringlet
  • Small Wood-Nymph
  • Grizzled and Arctic Skippers
  • Western Branded-Skipper

Common and scientific names, adult size, season when they can be found, and their caterpillar host plants are listed. Nature enthusiasts of all ages will enjoy using this marvelous guide.

ISBN: 978-1936913152

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Sharks and Relatives of the Pacific Coast

Sharks and Relatives of the Pacific Coast is an easy-to-use, 12-panel identification guide to the 38 coastal sharks and 12 cartilaginous relatives found from Alaska to California.

This convenient guide is designed to help quickly identify common and notable species that inhabit inshore estuaries and tide pools, bays and kelp beds, rocky and sandy shores, and deep offshore environments.

Each species is illustrated in stunning full-color. The shark illustrations are supplemented by line drawings of their teeth. The highly detailed and scientifically accurate illustrations are accompanied by common and scientific names, maximum length, and concise text that highlights key features, and habitat typical of the species.

This foldable and durable guide is light weight, weather proof and easily fits into a pocket, glove compartment, backpack, tackle box, or boat console. Anglers, naturalists, students, teachers, and divers alike will find it to be an excellent resource in the office, at home, in the class room, in the field, or out on the water.

ISBN: 978-1-943334-20-9

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Sharks of the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts

Sharks of the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts is an easy-to-use, 12-panel identification guide to the 50 coastal shark species found from Maine to Texas. This convenient guide is designed to help quickly identify all common and notable species that inhabit inshore bays and estuaries, river mouths and channels, rocky and sandy shores, reefs, and deep offshore environments.

Each species is illustrated in stunning full-color and are supplemented by line drawings of their teeth. The highly detailed and scientifically accurate illustrations are accompanied by common and scientific names, maximum length, and concise text that highlights key features, and habitat typical of the species.

This foldable and durable guide is light weight, weather proof and easily fits into a pocket, glove compartment, backpack, tackle box, or boat console. Anglers, naturalists, students, teachers, and divers alike will find it to be an excellent resource in the office, at home, in the class room, in the field, or out on the water.

ISBN: 978-1-943334-68-1

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