Adirondack Wildlife ? A Field Guide: A Field Guide
 
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ISBN13:9781584657491
ISBN10:1584657499
Binding:Paperback
No. of pages:296 pages
Size:209x127x17 mm
Weight:880 g
Language:English
Illustrations: 221 illus. (51 colour)
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Adirondack Wildlife ? A Field Guide

A Field Guide
 
Edition number: New
Publisher: University Press of New England
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The first comprehensive field guide to the habitats and wildlife of the Adirondack State Park

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The breathtaking six-million-acre Adirondack Park in upstate New York is comprised of a multiplicity of habitats, including over 2,800 lakes and ponds, more than 30,000 miles of running water, and 46 major mountain peaks. Adirondack Wildlife: A Field Guide is, astonishingly, the first authoritative handbook devoted to the natural history and ecology of the Adirondacks and the Park's invertebrates, fish, reptiles, birds, and mammals.

The book leads the reader on an intimate journey through the Adirondack Park, beginning with the alpine communities above timberline and descending through the conifer and hardwood forests to the wetlands, streams, and lakes. Ryan's crisp and authoritative species-by-species accounts of the park's fauna are fabulously illustrated in color and in black and white. The book is portable and geared towards use in the field. Each chapter concludes with"sources and additional readings;" back matter includes a glossary and species checklists. The park's hundreds of thousands of residents and millions of visitors will profit immeasurably by having the indispensable Adirondack Wildlife at hand.