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Maryland & DC Wildlife: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Species

Field / Identification Guide

Series: Waterford Pocket Naturalist Guide

By: James R Kavanagh (Author), Raymond Leung (Illustrator)

12 pages, colour illustrations

Waterford Press

Unbound | May 2012 | #231146 | ISBN-13: 9781583556924
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NHBS Price: £6.99 $9/€8 approx

About this book

With habitats from tidal marshes, to grasslands to old growth forests, Maryland is home to a wide range of species. Maryland's state reptile – the diamondback terrapin – is one of thousands of species of animals inhabiting the diverse ecosystems found throughout the region. This beautifully illustrated guide highlights over 140 familiar and unique species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes, seashore creatures 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.

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Zoologist James Kavanagh has researched and written more than 450 publications pertaining to wildlife observation and outdoor recreation. His unique talent is in taking complex information and synthesizing the salient points to make knowledge about nature and the outdoors more accessible to novices, and to present quick, portable reference information for more experienced wildlife and outdoor enthusiasts. His books have sold more than 5 million copies worldwide.

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