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Beginners Guide to Birds

Beginners Guide to Birds
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From America's foremost authorities on birds, this pocket-size, brilliantly colorful, simple-to-use guide is an ideal introduction to the birds of the Western United States.
Is that butterfly outside your window a Monarch or a Giant Swallowtail? What's the best kind of feeder for attracting birds to your backyard? This pocket-size, brilliantly colorful, simple-to-use guide is an ideal introduction to the birds of the Western United States. It contains dozens of full-color photographs that enable readers of all ages to identify the most common species; range maps; tips on attracting and observing birds; information on habitat needs, life cycle, food preferences; and much more.
Special features include:

  • Coverage of 100 species
  • Unique organization by birds' plumage colors
  • User-friendly color tab index for quick reference
  • Brilliant full-color photographs of each species, plus separate images of male and female when plumage differs
  • Useful tips for attracting birds
  • Information on voice, habitat, nest, eggs, incubation time, population trends, behavior, birdhouse and feeder preferences, and much more

  • Publication Date: 
    1996-10-01
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    Birds of Colorado

    Birds of Colorado
    $14.95

    Learn to Identify Birds in Colorado!

    Make bird watching in Colorado even more enjoyable! With Stan Tekiela's famous field guide, bird identification is simple and informative. There's no need to look through dozens of photos of birds that don't live in your area. This book features 130 species of Colorado birds, organized by color for ease of use. Do you see a yellow bird and don't know what it is? Go to the yellow section to find out. Fact-filled information, a compare feature, range maps, and detailed photographs help to ensure that you positively identify the birds that you see.

    Publication Date: 
    2001-10-11
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    Edible & Medicinal Plants Rockies

    Edible & Medicinal Plants Rockies
    $24.95

    Throughout human history, plants have provided us with food, clothing, medicine and shelter.  The Rocky Mountains are home to a diversity of plant species that have helped Fist Nations peoples and settlers survive through the centuries.  Edible and Medicinal Plants of the Rockies describes 333 common trees, shrubs, flowers, ferns, mosses and lichens that have been used by people from ancient times to the present.  This comprehensive guide contains:

    • more than 700 color photographs and illustrations
    • an introduction explaining the use of wild plants, including gathering, preparing and cooking
    • food, medicinal and other uses for each species
    • clear descriptions of the plants and where to find them
    • warnings about plant allergies, poisons and digestive upsets
    • a special section at the end detailing 46 of the more common poisonous plants in the Rocky Mountain region.
    Publication Date: 
    2017-03-21
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    Pocket Guide Colorado Wildlife

    Pocket Guide Colorado Wildlife
    $7.95

    The majestic state mammal, the bighorn sheep, is one of thousands of species of animals inhabiting the diverse ecosystems found throughout the Centennial State. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes and butterflies/insects and includes an ecoregion map featuring prominent wildlife-viewing areas. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, pocket-sized folding guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by visitors and residents alike. Made in the USA.www.waterfordpress.com

    Publication Date: 
    2018-04-09
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    Pocket Guide Edible Wild Plants

    Pocket Guide Edible Wild Plants
    $7.95

    Some wild edible plants have poisonous look-alikes, and it is important to know the difference when harvesting. Edible Wild Plants is a simplified guide to familiar and widespread species of edible berries, nuts, leaves and roots found in North America. This beautifully illustrated guide identifies over 100 familiar species and includes information on how to harvest their edible parts. It also includes a section on dangerous poisonous plants to avoid that have contact poisons that can blister skin. This convenient guide is a portable source of practical information and ideal for field use. Made in the USA.www.waterfordpress.com

    Publication Date: 
    2018-01-23
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    Pocket Guide Mammal Tracks Scats and Signs

    Pocket Guide Mammal Tracks Scats and Signs
    $7.95

    How do you know wildlife is there if you dont see it? This laminated, pocket-sized guide is an excellent resource for interpreting the signs and clues left behind by Rocky Mountain wildlife. This guides uses color photos of some common and elusive Rocky Mountain mammals, reptiles, birds, and amphibian species and their key identifiers tracks, scats, or signs. Common and scientific names and education tips are included.

    Publication Date: 
    2012-02-01
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    Pocket Guide Medicinal Plants

    Pocket Guide Medicinal Plants
    $7.95

    This guide describes how to use common wild plants to help treat injuries and backcountry maladies. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 80 familiar species of medicinally relevant, widespread trees, shrubs and wildflowers. The plants are sorted into categories based on the injuries/ailments they can help to alleviate. It also identifies the most commonly encountered noxious plants. This indispensable guide is an excellent source of essential information for hikers and campers of all ages.

    Publication Date: 
    2017-11-16
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    Pocket Guide Raptors

    Pocket Guide Raptors
    $7.95

    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.

    Publication Date: 
    2012-10-12
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    Pocket Guide Wildflowers

    Pocket Guide Wildflowers
    $7.95

    Encompassing a multitude of National Parks, Monuments, National Forests and Wilderness Areas, the southern Rocky Mountains are celebrated for striking alpine scenery and contain the highest mountains in the Rocky Mountain system.

    Publication Date: 
    2012-02-01
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    Wild Plants & Native People

    $22.50

    This book emphasizes prehistoric uses of plants in the Four Corners area, focusing on Mesa Verde National Park, Chaco Canyon, Canyon de Chelly, Aztec Ruins, Hovenweep, and other major sites of the region once occupied by the Navajo, Ute, Paiute, Hopi, and Apache peoples. Dunmire and Tierney are able to eloquently illustrate the importance of the people-plant relationship that has existed throughout the ages among Native peoples and how ancient traditional uses of these plants inform contemporary uses today. Through vignettes of background information drawn from lore and cultural traditions and interviews with tribal elders, Wild Plants and Native Peoples of the Four Corners describes uses for edible, medicinal, and dye plants, as well as plants used for making baskets, tools, and shelters. Complementing these essays are profiles of fifty new trees, shrubs, herbaceous perennials, and grasses common to traditional Native America.

    Publication Date: 
    1997-05-01
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    Wildflowers of Colorado

    Wildflowers of Colorado
    $16.95

    A field guide to 200 of Colorado's beautiful wildflowers!

    Full-page photos and descriptions make this the best guide to Colorado's wildflowers

  • organized by color and size
  • icons make visual identification quick and easy
  • full-page, professional-quality photographs
  • easy-to-read format presenting information critical to accurate identification
  • Publication Date: 
    2007-05-09
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    Wildflowers of Mesa Verde

    $11.95

    This book is a visitor's guide to some of the more commonly seen plants of Mesa Verde National Park.  It was inspired by Stephen Wenger's wonderful book, Flowers of Mesa Verde National Park, that was published over thirty years ago by the Mesa Verde Museum Association.  To facilitate identification of the plants, both a close-up of the flower or cone as well as a photo of the entire plant are included for each of the featured wildflowers, tree, shrubs, cacti, and grasses.  Uses by Indians and ecological information have been incorporated into the book.  There is a place at the bottom of each page to record when and where each plant was first seen.  Invasive plants that have created problems in the area are discussed in a special section at the end of the book.

    Publication Date: 
    2007-01-01
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    Plants & Wildlife