Mammal Tracks & Sign

A Guide to North American Species
Author: Mark Elbroch
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 9780811726269
Category: Nature
Page: 779
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Organized for in-the-field use or at-home reference, this guide brings together text, line drawings, range maps, and more than 1,000 color photographs to illustrate and describe the tracks and sign left by North American mammals -- feeding signs, scat, burrows, tunnels, bedding areas, rubbings, remains, and 104 life-size tracks.

Bird Tracks & Sign

A Guide to North American Species
Author: Mark Elbroch,Eleanor Marie Marks
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 9780811726962
Category: Nature
Page: 456
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Songbirds, waterfowl, owls, shorebirds, warblers, woodpeckers, nightjars, birds of prey Dozens of feather groups photographed in color A sighting in the field is just one way birders can identify bird species. Observant nature-lovers can discover what birds are where by examining tracks, trails, and a variety of bird sign: discarded feathers, feeding leftovers and caches, pellets, nests, droppings, and skulls and bones. This fully illustrated guide--the first of its kind for North American birds--presents thorough and straightforward instruction for identifying bird families or individual species by careful examination of the unique sign they leave behind. It also offers keys to the birds' behavior in the wild.

Animal Skulls

A Guide to North American Species
Author: Mark Elbroch
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811733092
Category: Nature
Page: 727
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This reference and guidebook offers illustrations, descriptions, and measurements for the skulls of some 275 animal species found throughout North America. The skull is the key anatomical feature used to identify an animal and understand many of its behaviors. This book describes in words and pictures the bones and regions of the skull important to identification, including illustrations of all the bones in the cranium, leading to a greater understanding of a creature's place in the natural world. With life-size drawings, this guide is a reference for wildlife professionals, trackers, and animal-lovers.

A Field Guide to Mammal Tracking in Western America


Author: James C. Halfpenny
Publisher: Big Earth Publishing
ISBN: 9780933472983
Category: Nature
Page: 161
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Guide to identifying mammals in North America through tracking, and using this information in understanding their behavior.

Field Guide to Animal Tracks and Scat of California


Author: Lawrence Mark Elbroch,Michael Kresky,Jonah Evans
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520951646
Category: Science
Page: 398
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Spotting an animal’s fresh footprints in the wild can conjure a world for the hiker: Why did the deer tracks disappear? Where did the cougar turn off the trail? What does it mean when two sets of footprints seem to coincide? This beautifully illustrated field guide, the first devoted to the tracks and signs of California animals—including birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates like spiders and beetles—blends meticulous science with field experience to provide an engaging companion for both armchair exploration and easy field identification. Filled with useful tools for the wildlife expert, and essential background and visual aids for the novice, including in-depth information about the ecology of each species, this book goes beyond basic recognition of types to interpret what animals leave behind as a way of "seeing" how they move through the world.

Tracks and Signs of Reptiles and Amphibians

A Guide to North American Species
Author: Filip A. Tkaczyk
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780811711869
Category: Nature
Page: 464
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Library Journal wrote that Mammal Tracks & Sign "will set the standard for years to come and is essential to anyone interested in tracking this continent's mammals." This new book in the Tracks & Sign series aims to set the same standard for reptile and amphibian tracking. It's an invaluable resource for both beginning and experienced trackers. Features over 600 color photos, line drawings, and range maps to illustrate and describe the tracks and sign left by reptiles and amphibians Covers frogs, snakes, lizards, turtles, salamanders, and more Includes detailed information for quick identification of digs and burrows, nests and eggs, sheds, and scats

A Field Guide to Animal Tracks


Author: Olaus J. Murie
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395910948
Category: Nature
Page: 375
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Text and drawings explain how to identify wild animals by the tracks and other signs they leave.

Mammal Tracks and Sign of the Northeast


Author: Diane K. Gibbons
Publisher: UPNE
ISBN: 9781584652427
Category: Nature
Page: 137
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A field guide to mammal tracks with detailed illustrations, concise useful information, and a key for identification.

Tracks & Sign of Insects & Other Invertebrates

A Guide to North American Species
Author: Charley Eiseman,Noah Charney,John Carlson
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811736245
Category: Nature
Page: 582
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This Ground-Breaking Reference offers details for identifying beetles, spiders, flies, ants, butterflies, moths, dragonflies, earwigs, mayflies, crickets, grasshoppers, centipedes, millipedes, scorpions, earthworms, slugs, lacewings, wasps, bees, damselflies, alderflies, crabs, and many other invertebrates from the sign they leave behind. Includes almost 1,000 color photos and some 2,000 species.

Animal Tracks & Signs


Author: Jinny Johnson,John A. Burton
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426302534
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 192
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A species-by-species guide to the clues left behind by more than four hundred animals helps readers identify what to look for when tracking animals (or imagining tracking them) in the wild or in the back yard.

Behavior of North American Mammals


Author: Mark Elbroch,Kurt Rinehart
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
ISBN: 9780618883455
Category: Nature
Page: 374
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A comprehensive reference on animal behavior focuses on 70 North American mammal species and includes authoritative, engaging details about habitats, life cycles and daily and seasonal activities. 15,000 first printing.

Bird Feathers

A Guide to North American Species
Author: S. David Scott,Casey McFarland
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 9780811742177
Category: Nature
Page: 368
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Over 400 photos of representative feathers from 379 species.

Tracking and the Art of Seeing 2e

How to Read Animal Tracks and Sign
Author: Paul Rezendes
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062735241
Category: Nature
Page: 336
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In this newly revised and updated edition of his highly acclaimed field guide, renowned nature photographer and tracking expert Paul Rezendes brings the fields and forests to life with his unique observations on North American wildlife and their tracks and sign. Illustrated with hundreds of his original photographs, Tracking & the Art of Seeing provides complete information on the behavior and habitat of over 50 animal species and shows you how to identify animals by their tracks, tail patterns, droppings, dens, scratches and other signs.

Tracks and Signs of the Animals and Birds of Britain and Europe


Author: Lars-Henrik Olsen
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400847923
Category: Nature
Page: 272
View: 2009
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This beautifully illustrated field guide enables you to easily identify the tracks and signs left by a wide variety of mammal and bird species found in Britain and Europe, covering behaviors ranging from hunting, foraging, and feeding to courtship, breeding, and nesting. Introductory chapters offer detailed drawings of footprints and tracks of large and small mammals, which are followed by sections on mammal scat, bird droppings, and the feeding signs of animals on food sources such as nuts, cones, and rose hips. The book then describes specific mammal species, providing information on size, distribution, behavior, habitat, and similar species, as well as more specific detail on tracks and scat. Distribution maps are also included. This indispensable field guide covers 175 species of mammals and birds, and features a wealth of stunning color photos and artwork throughout. Helps you easily identify the tracks and signs of a variety of mammals and birds Covers 175 species Illustrated throughout with photos, drawings, and artwork ncludes informative descriptions of mammal species along with distribution maps

Practical Tracking

A Guide to Following Footprints and Finding Animals
Author: Mark Elbroch,Louis Liebenberg,Dr Adriaan Louw
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811741273
Category: Nature
Page: 352
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Techniques from international tracking experts applicable to any quarry and terrain. How to follow and find elk, deer, bears, cougars, lions, elephants, leopards, rhinos, and cape buffalo.

Scats and Tracks of North America

A Field Guide to the Signs of Nearly 150 Wildlife Species
Author: James Halfpenny
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780762755615
Category: Nature
Page: 336
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This guide helps readers figure out what they are looking at with superb illustrations and informative text.

Animal Tracks

A Folding Pocket Guide to the Tracks and Signs of Familiar North American Species
Author: James Kavanagh
Publisher: Waterford Press
ISBN: 9781583550724
Category: Nature
Page: 1
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Animal Tracks provides a simplified field reference to the tracks, signs and scat of over 65 familiar North American species. Included is a ruler for measuring the tracks. This beautifully illustrated guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by visitors and residents alike. Made in the USA.

Animal Tracking Basics


Author: Tiffany Morgan,Jon Young
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811742423
Category: Nature
Page: 304
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Offers expert instruction and in-the-field advice for the novice and experienced tracker.

A Field Guide to the Mammals of Central America and Southeast Mexico


Author: Fiona Reid
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0195343220
Category: Nature
Page: 346
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This is the only comprehensive guide to mammals in Central America and southeast Mexico. Unlike most field guides, it covers smaller mammals in depth and also provides and extensive bibliography. In addition to detailed species accounts and range maps for all species, the book has 52 full-color plates. The 49 animal plates cover almost all the species in the region. 4 color maps are new to the second edition, detailing parks, elevations and biomes in the region.

Britain's Mammals

A Field Guide to the Mammals of Britain and Ireland
Author: Dominic Couzens,Andy Swash,Robert Still,Jon Dunn
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400866030
Category: Nature
Page: 320
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Britain's Mammals is a comprehensive and beautifully designed photographic field guide to all the mammals recorded in the wild in Britain and Ireland in recent times—including marine mammals, bats and introduced species that have bred. The book features hundreds of stunning photographs and incorporates invaluable tips and suggestions to help you track down and identify even the most difficult species. This easy-to-use book provides an introduction to the different types of mammal. Concise species accounts focus on identification and include up-to-date information on sounds, habitat, food, habits, breeding behaviour and population and status, as well as descriptions of key field signs—including tracks, droppings and nests—that give away the presence of mammals even when they are out of sight. In addition, guidance is provided on ways of studying and observing mammals—including small-mammal trapping, bat detecting and whale watching—as well as mammal conservation, legislation and further sources of useful information. Handy and informative, this guide is the ideal companion for anyone interested in watching mammals in Britain and Ireland. Comprehensive coverage of every mammal recorded in Britain and Ireland 500 superb colour photographs carefully selected to show key identification features Up-to-date distribution maps Detailed illustrations of tracks, dentition and other identification features Helpful tips for identifying tracks and other signs you may find in the field Latest information on status, population, distribution and conservation designations Advice on finding and watching mammals