A field guide to Rocky Mountain and southwest forests (1998)

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In one easy-to-carry volume, this comprehensive field guide includes plants and wildlife it would otherwise take ten field guides to cover - all the flora and fauna you're most likely to see in the forest communities of the Rocky Mountains and the Southwest. With 53 colour plates and more than 80 colour photos illustrating trees, birds, mammals, wildflowers, mushrooms, reptiles and amphibians, butterflies, beetles, and other insects, this is the one field guide to carry!

Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars. Gordon Morrison is a well-known naturalist whose work has been praised by Roger Tory Peterson as "Marvellous, beautiful, excellent . . . Morrison's work is so inspiring that I wish such clear material was available when I was slowly learning ecology. . . . We owe a debt of gratitude to Gordon for his interpretive skills as an artist. He is a superb teacher who uses visual methods." Robert Bateman likened his work to that of Albrecht Durer and Andrew Wyeth. Gordon Morrison makes his home in Massachusetts.

Language: English
Houghton Mifflin Field Guides, 1998.



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