National Audubon Society
Most widely held works about National Audubon Society
Most widely held works by National Audubon Society
Audubon ( Serial )
18 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 3,463 libraries worldwide
Each vol. contains Annual report of the National Audubon Society for the corresponding year.
The Audubon Society encyclopedia of North American birds by John K Terres ( Book )
7 editions published between 1980 and 1996 in English and held by 2,472 libraries worldwide
The Audubon Society field guide to North American rocks and minerals by Charles Wesley Chesterman ( Book )
5 editions published between 1978 and 1990 in English and held by 2,210 libraries worldwide
These are fully illustrated with color photographs, comprehensive field guides including extensive descriptions covering appearance, habitat, range and much more! A key by color arrangement plus color illustrations of each rock and mineral are two features of this basic guide. Perfect for mountain climbers and hikers, this valuable reference covers more rocks and minerals in North America than any other available guide. 794 full-color photographs depict all the important rocks, gems, and minerals, in many variations of color and crystal form, and the natural environments in which they occur; written descriptions provide information on field marks, similar rocks and minerals, environment, areas of occurrence, and derivation of names. Includes a guide to mineral collecting and a list of rock-forming minerals.
A field guide to eastern forests, North America by John C Kricher ( Book )
11 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 2,115 libraries worldwide
Provides an introduction to patterns of forest ecology, looks at each of the major forest types of eastern North America, examines changes that occur as abandoned fields turn into forests, features background on the process of adaptation and natural selection, and describes forest changes in each of the four seasons.
The Audubon Society field guide to North American trees by Elbert L Little ( Book )
8 editions published between 1980 and 1990 in English and held by 2,099 libraries worldwide
The Audubon Society field guide to North American reptiles and amphibians by John L Behler ( Book )
9 editions published between 1979 and 1998 in English and held by 2,098 libraries worldwide
Provides identification information and color photographs of 657 reptiles and amphibians of North America.
The Audubon Society field guide to North American butterflies by Robert Michael Pyle ( Book )
6 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 2,031 libraries worldwide
Describes the habitat, behavior, range, and developmental stages of native butterflies, native skippers, and migrating tropical butterflies.
The Audubon Society field guide to North American birds. Eastern region by John L Bull ( Book )
10 editions published between 1977 and 1994 in English and held by 1,994 libraries worldwide
A simple and enjoyable book to aid in the identification of eastern species of birds.
The Audubon Society field guide to North American mammals by John O Whitaker ( Book )
6 editions published between 1980 and 1996 in English and held by 1,935 libraries worldwide
Describes mammals of North America in taxonomic order, includes scientific names, describes characteristics, breeding habits, habitat and geographic range. Includes photographs.
The Sibley guide to bird life & behavior by David Sibley ( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 1,916 libraries worldwide
Designed to enhance the birding experience and to enrich the popular study of North American birds, the book combines more than 795 of full-color illustrations with authoritative text by 48 expert birders and biologist, This new guide shows how birds live and what they do. Introductory essays outlive the principles if avian evolution, life cycle, body structure, flight dynamics, and more. This is an indispensable source of information on the avian life around us.
The Audubon Society field guide to North American fossils by Ida Thompson ( Book )
5 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in English and held by 1,892 libraries worldwide
This, the first all-photographic field guide to cover fossils found throughout North America north of Mexico, includes nearly 500 full-color photographs identifying corals, trilobites, shells, teeth, bones, as well as fossil-bearing rocks and outcrop formations. The descriptive text includes information on size, geological period, geographical distribution, and ecology of the animal or plant before it was fossilized. In addition, the book provides lists of Geological Survey offices and major fossil collections, a geological time chart, and a guide to collecting and preserving fossils.
Guide to marine mammals of the world ( Book )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 1,809 libraries worldwide
Covers 120 species of whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals, and sea lions. Information about each species covers every aspect of the animal's anatomy, life cycle, and behavior. The guide delineates evolution, worldwide population, migratory routes, and habitats, and describes feeding habits, vocalizations, social organization, surface behavior, and threats to and chances for survival. The text for each animal is accompanied by up to three richly detailed full-color paintings by marine artist Pieter Folkens, full-color photographs illustrating typical behavior, and a map indicating the species' range and migration. Additional maps give water temperatures, ocean currents, and ocean floor geography. "Watching" guidelines include identification techniques, where and when to go, and how to deal with a stranded animal.
A field guide to rocks and minerals by Frederick H Pough ( Book )
6 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in English and held by 1,807 libraries worldwide
Explains how to start and organize a rock collection; provides detailed descriptions of hundreds of minerals with information on geographic distribution, physical properties, chemical composition, and crystalline structures; and includes 385 color photographs.
A field guide to freshwater fishes : North America north of Mexico by Lawrence M Page ( Book )
4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 1,741 libraries worldwide
"The first comprehensive field guide to freshwater fishes - covers all 790 species known in the United States and Canada. More than 700 illustrations, most in color, show identifying marks. Also includes 377 distribution maps and additional drawings of key details."--P.  of cover.
The Audubon Society field guide to North American wildflowers, eastern region by William A Niering ( Book )
7 editions published between 1979 and 1988 in English and held by 1,735 libraries worldwide
Text and 700 color photographs provide detailed identification information on more than 600 species of wildflowers, with notes on more than 400 others.
A field guide to western birds : a completely new guide to field marks of all species found in North America west of the 100th meridian and north of Mexico by Roger Tory Peterson ( Book )
4 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and held by 1,652 libraries worldwide
On t.p.: A completey new guide to field marks of all species found in North America west of the 100th meridian and north of Mexico.
National Audubon Society field guide to North American mammals by John O Whitaker ( Book )
9 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in English and held by 1,602 libraries worldwide
Describes mammals of North America in taxonomic order, includes scientific names, describes characteristics, breeding habits, habitat and geographic range.
The National Audubon Society North American birdfeeder handbook by Robert Burton ( Book )
10 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 1,589 libraries worldwide
A complete guide to feeding and observing birds.
The National Audubon Society field guide to North American birds. Eastern region by John L Bull ( Book )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 1,532 libraries worldwide
Provides identification information and color photographs of 508 birds of eastern North America.
Bird : the definitive visual guide by National Audubon Society ( Book )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,045 libraries worldwide
This visual guide to every bird order and family profiles more than 1,500 species, photographed in their native environment by photographers around the globe. Authoritative, comprehensive, and completely up to date, this reference volume of the world's birds illustrates the full range of birds, bird behavior, and bird-watching locations organized in taxonomic order with detailed introductions to every bird order. Features special double-pages on the most spectacular birds and an audio CD of bird songs and calls.
Amphibians Animals Bird attracting Bird feeders Birds Birds--Behavior Birds--Conservation Birdsongs Bird watching Botany Butterflies Canada Canada, Eastern Coastal ecology Coastal plants Dictionaries East (U.S.) Environmental protection Films for the hearing impaired Fishes Florida Forest animals Forest ecology Forest plants Fossils--Collection and preservation Guidebooks Handbooks, manuals, etc. Insects Juvenile works Mammals Minerals--Collection and preservation Mushrooms National Audubon Society Natural areas Natural history Nature conservation North America Ornithology Periodicals Pictorial works Plants Reptiles Rocks--Collection and preservation Shells Trees United States United States--Atlantic Coast West (U.S.) Wild flowers Zoology
Audubon society Etats-Unis
National Association of Audubon Societies for the Protection of Wild Birds and Animals
National Committee of the Audubon Societies of America
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