Wildlife of the Pacific Northwest: Tracking and Identifying Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, and Invertebrates (A Timber Press Field Guide) (Paperback)

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It's possible to safely see fascinating wildlife—if you know what to look for and where, and if you understand what you see—whether you are far from civilization or right in your own backyard. Wildlife of the Pacific Northwest includes illustrated descriptions for more than 180 mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates most common in Washington, Oregon, British Columbia, northern California, Idaho, and western Montana. With more than 460 photographs, hundreds of scale drawings, and more than 90 distribution maps. This book belongs in every pack and is a must-have for nature lovers of all ages and skill levels.

About the Author


David Moskowitz is a professional wildlife tracker, photographer, and outdoor educator. He has tracked, documented, and photographed wolves in the wild in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, British Columbia, and southern Alberta, studying den and rendezvous sites. He helped establish and co-manages the Cascades Citizen Wildlife Monitoring Project, teaches wildlife tracking programs internationally, and has led wolf-tracking expeditions in Washington, Idaho, and Wisconsin. As an evaluator for Cybertracker Conservation, he provides certification of wildlife tracking skills as part of efforts to increase observer reliability and the use of tracking in research and conservation initiatives across North America.

Praise For…


“This book is a delight to peruse or use in detail. . . . It is a beautiful functional field guide for anyone who appreciates nature.” —American Reference Books Annual

Wildlife of the Pacific Northwest will give you the tools you need to better understand the creatures that live there. Outdoor educator David Moskowitz's superb field guide describes more than 180 species and features hundreds of color photographs and scale drawings of tracks and track patterns.” —Oregon Live

“Chock full of useful, detailed information and stunning photography.” —Island Park News

“Belongs in every pack and is a must-have for nature lovers of all ages and skill level. A useful guide for Pacific Northwest naturalists.” —ScienceBlogs.com
Product Details
ISBN: 9780881929492
ISBN-10: 0881929492
Publisher: Timber Press
Publication Date: May 19th, 2010
Pages: 364
Language: English
Series: A Timber Press Field Guide