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Shorebirds of North America

Shorebirds of North America contains over 200 color photos of all the breeding and commonly occurring shorebird species found in North America. Species accounts show breeding and nonbreeding plumages when differences occur, as well as many immature and juvenile plumages. Some similar species are shown side by side to allow for easier ID comparison, such as the dowitchers, yellowlegs and willets.

Each featured species includes a short description of their physical and plumage features, body and wingspan measurements, and preferred habitats. The status of each species, including seasonal frequency, resident or migrant occurrence, and breeding location and habitats are also noted.

These guides differ from other similar products by the increased number of photos for each species, which allows readers to compare a variety of individuals on the same page. This laminated, waterproof, folding field guide is a must for anyone who wants to identify shorebirds anywhere in 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 shorebirds.

ISBN: 978-1-936913-78-7

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Butterflies of Central and Northern California

Butterflies of Central and Northern California: This guide—including the valley, foothills, coastal and metro areas—beautifully illustrates 84 species of butterfly and nearly all of the corresponding caterpillar forms found in Central and Northern California.

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: 978-1-936913-55-8

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Fresh Water Fishes of Central & Northern California

Whether you’re an angler or naturalist this handy field guide will help you identify 64 species of freshwater fish likely to be caught on hook-and-line anywhere from the Klamath Basin to the Golden Trout Wilderness.
The noted diagnostic characters and beautiful color illustrations will prove an indispensable aid for identification. Included are notes on preferred habitat, geographical distribution and favorite baits for landing each species.
This 12-panel guide, conveniently folds up in to a packet narrow enough to fit in a back pocket, glovebox, or tackle box yet sturdy enough to stand up under repeated use – durable lamination also makes it waterproof.

Size: 4”x 9” folded; 9” x 24.5” unfolded.

ISBN: 978-1-936913-67-1

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Saltwater Fishes of Northern California

“Saltwater Fishes of Northern California” is an easy-to-use, 12-panel identification guide to 63 saltwater fishes found from the northern border of California near Crescent City south of Monterey Bay. This convenient guide is designed to help quickly identify common and notable species that inhabit inshore estuaries and tidepools, bays and kelp beds, rocky and sandy shores, and deep offshore environments.

Each species is illustrated in stunning color including adults, females, males and juveniles.
The highly detailed and scientifically accurate full-color 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.

– 63 species descriptions, 74 full-color illustrations
– Key to features of fishes
– Dimensions: 4”x9” folded; 9”x24.5” unfolded
– Laminated for repeated, waterproof use

ISBN: 978-1-943334-53-7

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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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