National Audubon Society Regional Field Guides
This new series of comprehensive field guides covers flora, fauna, landscape, and climate of specific geographic regions of North America. As well as being an identification guide to approximately 1000 local animals and plants, there is a clear and thorough explanation of the regions' geology, rocks and minerals, clouds and weather patterns, and the night sky. Includes detailed descriptions of 50 of the best natural sights in the area including parks, preserves, beaches, forests, islands and wildlife sanctuaries - with notes on dozens of others. For every resident and visitor, this series is an indispensable tool for enjoyment and understanding of the natural surroundings.