Raptors of Western North America contains over 120 color photos of all the raptors that occur west of the Rocky mountains in the continental United States and Canadian provinces. Multiple photos for many species show a variety of plumage conditions for males, females and different color morphs, upperside and underside flight views, as well as a number of different wing shapes for each species in flight. Perched birds are also shown.
Each species featured includes a short description of the physical features, its size, and preferred habitats. The status—seasonal frequency, resident or migrant, geographic breeding habitats—of each raptor within the range is also noted.
These guides differ from other similar products by the increased number of photos for each species, such as ten photos for Red-tailed Hawk complex and seven for Swainson’s Hawk. This laminated, waterproof, folding field guide is a must for anyone who wants to identify birds of prey anywhere in western North America—and they fit in your back pocket when you complete your ID conclusion. You’ve tried the rest; now try the best quick reference guides for North American raptors.Click here to view an electronic sample »
Birds of Nevada is a quick and easy to use, light-weight, durable, all-weather field guide to the inspiring, incredibly varied and colorful birdlife inhabiting the State of Nevada. Stunning digital photographs depict 130 species of common and notable birds, enabling users to identify nearly every bird they encounter—day or night—within the guide’s impressive area of coverage.
Designed to satisfy the needs of birders of all interest levels—but especially beginning and intermediate users trying to “make sense of it all”—this beautiful and amazingly informative six-fold guide will be an indispensable companion for visitors and residents alike on all regional outings.
Whether you’re seeking lekking Greater Sage Grouse; on a quest to see nesting Sandhill Cranes at Ruby Lake NWR; chasing spring migrants in the Lower Colorado River Valley; birding the region’s far-flung constellation of wildlife refuges, national forests, state and national parks; or combining birding with sightseeing or business at any season, you’ll be glad to have this guide.
Birds of Nevada will serve as a lasting memento of any visit to Nevada and will conveniently fit into any daypack, pocket or glove-compartment, facilitating easy field identification—whether in a Carson City garden, on a family vacation to Las Vegas, or a serious birding trip visiting all the best birding hot spots in The Sagebrush State.Click here to view an electronic sample »
Hummingbirds of North America is a quick and easy to use, light-weight, durable, all-weather field guide to the smallest, and some of the most colorful, popular, mysterious and alluring birds in North America—Hummingbirds. Over 100 stunning digital photographs depict every hummingbird species ever recorded in the United States and Canada. And just as importantly, each species is represented by a variety of images that show precisely which field marks to look for and how each may appear in the field at differing lighting angles.
Organized by region (Widespread, Eastern, Pacific States, Rockies and Montane West, Desert Southwest, U.S./Mexican Borderland, etc.), the guide immediately sets users in the right direction by narrowing down the possibilities while answering the pivotal question: “Which hummingbirds occur in my region?” Designed to satisfy the needs of birders of all interest levels—but especially beginning and intermediate users trying to make sense of it all—this beautiful and amazingly informative six-fold guide will be an indispensable companion on all outings.
This affordable guide will conveniently fit into any daypack, pocket or glove-compartment, facilitating easy field identification—whether in a home garden, on a family vacation, or a serious trip visiting all the best hummingbird hot spots within the United States and Canada.Click here to view an electronic sample »
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.Click here to view an electronic sample »
Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises of the Pacific Coast is an easy-to-use, 12-panel identification guide to 32 species of cetaceans that occur in the northeastern Pacific from Alaska to California. This convenient guide is designed to help quickly identify resident and migratory baleen whales, and toothed whales that include: sperm whales, beaked whales, killer whales, pilot whales, dolphins and porpoises.
Each species illustration is highly detailed, scientifically accurate, and rendered in stunning full-color. The illustrations are accompanied by common and scientific names, adult lengths, and concise text that highlights key features, habitat, range, and ecology.
This foldable and durable guide is light weight, weather proof and easily fits into a pocket, glove compartment, backpack, tote, or boat console. Whale watchers, naturalists, students, and teachers alike will find it to be an excellent resource on the water, in the classroom, at home, or in the office.
Size: 4”x 9” folded; 9” x 24.5” unfolded.Click here to view an electronic sample »