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Roger Tory Peterson Institute

Overview
Works: 93 works in 171 publications in 1 language and 21,502 library holdings
Genres: Guidebooks  Pictorial works  Handbooks and manuals  Popular works 
Classifications: QL715, 595.70973
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Roger Tory Peterson Institute
A field guide to freshwater fishes : North America north of Mexico by Lawrence M Page( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and held by 1,675 WorldCat member 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. [4] of cover
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 )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and held by 1,638 WorldCat member 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
A field guide to eastern forests, North America by John C Kricher( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 1,504 WorldCat member 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
A field guide to rocks and minerals by Frederick H Pough( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,238 WorldCat member 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 the insects of America north of Mexico by Donald J Borror( Book )

4 editions published between 1970 and 1987 in English and held by 1,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detailed descriptions of insect orders, families, and many individual species are illustrated with 1,300 drawings and 142 superb color paintings
A field guide to wildflowers of Northeastern and North-Central North America by Roger Tory Peterson( Book )

3 editions published between 1968 and 1996 in English and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a guide to the wildflowers in the Northcentral and Eastern regions of the United States
A field guide to venomous animals and poisonous plants, North America, north of Mexico by Steven Foster( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes dangerous mammals, reptiles, spiders, insects, flowers, shrubs, trees, and mushrooms
A field guide to medicinal plants : eastern and central North America by Steven Foster( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to medicinal plants showing how to identifying 500 plants. Information on where the plants are found and detailed descriptions of all their known uses
A field guide to eastern trees : eastern United States and Canada, including the Midwest by George A Petrides( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in English and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to identifying trees in the eastern United States and Canada
Lives of North American birds by Kenn Kaufman( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information on more than 900 birds, including what they eat, where they build their nests, how many eggs they lay, what habitat they choose, when they migrate, and their current conservation status
A field guide to trees and shrubs; field marks of all trees, shrubs, and woody vines that grow wild in the northeastern and north-central United States and in southeastern and south-central Canada by George A Petrides( Book )

4 editions published between 1972 and 1997 in English and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book gives accounts of 646 species of trees, shrubs, and woody vines
A field guide to the mammals : field marks of all North American species found north of Mexico by William Henry Burt( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Descriptions of 380 species include size, witht, color, markings, number of teeth, habitat, habits and comparisons with similar species. Includes range maps as well as photos of skulls and drawings of animal tracks, dens, nests and burrows
A field guide to advanced birding : birding challenges and how to approach them by Kenn Kaufman( Book )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how to identify the most difficult species of birds
A field guide to shells of the Atlantic and gulf coasts and the West Indies by Percy A Morris( Book )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes and depicts eight hundred species of shells
A field guide to warblers of North America by Jon L Dunn( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes sixty species of North American warblers
A field guide to eastern butterflies by Paul A Opler( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains descriptions of 590 species of butterflies found in western North America, discussing their habitats, caterpillars, the plants they use, and flight periods; and includes range maps, photographs, and illustrations
A field guide to Western medicinal plants and herbs by Steven Foster( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features more than five hundred plants and herbs of North America providing information on their location and medicinal uses
Peterson first guide to butterflies and moths by Paul A Opler( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peterson First Guides are the first books the beginning naturalist needs. Condensed versions of the famous Peterson Field Guides, the First Guides focus on the animals, plants, and other natural things you are most likely to see. They make it fun to get into the field and easy to progress to the full-fledged Peterson Guides
A field guide to the birds of Britain and Europe by Roger Tory Peterson( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For nearly 40 years, the Paterson Guide has been the standard field guide to British and European birds. No other book provides such a simple, concise guide to the essential features of bird recognition, enabling precise identification based on comparisons with other species and on distinctive field marks. The Fifth Edition has been completely reconstructed. Roger Tory Paterson has revised many of the color plates and has painted 32 new color plates, for a total of 96
Handbook for butterfly watchers by Robert Michael Pyle( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A field guide to freshwater fishes : North America north of Mexico
Alternative Names
Peterson Institute

Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History

RTPI

Languages
English (66)

Covers
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 MexicoA field guide to eastern forests, North AmericaA field guide to rocks and mineralsA field guide to the insects of America north of MexicoA field guide to wildflowers of Northeastern and North-Central North AmericaA field guide to venomous animals and poisonous plants, North America, north of MexicoA field guide to medicinal plants : eastern and central North AmericaA field guide to eastern trees : eastern United States and Canada, including the Midwest