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Field Guide to Urban Wildlife: Common Animals of Cities and Suburbs - How They Adapt and Thrive

Field / Identification Guide

By: Julie Feinstein

454 pages, 270 colour photos, colour tables

Stackpole Books

Paperback | Apr 2011 | #191097 | ISBN-13: 9780811705851
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NHBS Price: £32.00 $42/€36 approx

About this book

This title helps to identify and understand the wildlife most commonly found living near humans--and how they have adapted to thrive in cities and suburbs. This is the first field guide of its type ever published. This title includes species that accounts for 135 common urban North American mammals, birds, and insects. It explores the relationships between animals and humans.


Julie Feinstein is collection manager of the Ambrose Monell Cryo Collection at the American Museum of Natural History. She has authored numerous scientific papers and has done biological field research in the rainforests of French Guiana and Peru and the cloud forest of Taiwan. An avid birder, Feinstein has been birdwatching in every continent except Australia and Antarctica. She blogs about urban wildlife at She lives in Brooklyn.

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