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Wildlife Conservation Society Birds of Brazil
The Pantanal and Cerrado of Central Brazil
John A. Gwynne, Robert S. Ridgely, Guy Tudor, Martha Argel
Brazil, the fifth largest nation in the world, is one of the planet's richest places for avian diversity and endemism. With the Birds of Brazil field guide series, the Wildlife Conservation Society brings together a top international team to do justice to the incredible diversity of Brazil's avifauna. This first guide of the planned five-volume...



The Birds of Panama
A Field Guide
George R. Angehr, Robert Dean
The Birds of Panama will be an essential tool for the new generation of birders traveling in search of Panama's spectacular avifauna.



Climate Change in the Adirondacks
The Path to Sustainability
Jerry Jenkins
Although global in scale, the impact of climate change will be felt at the local level. Refocusing our attention away from the ice shelves disintegrating in the Antarctic, the flooding of Pacific islands, and carbon inventories measured in billions of...



The Wildlife of Costa Rica
A Field Guide
Fiona A. Reid, Twan Leenders, Jim Zook, Robert Dean
This full-color field guide is an indispensable companion to Costa Rica, the most popular neotropical ecotourism destination, featuring all the mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and arthropods that the visitor can hope to see there.



The Eagle Watchers
Observing and Conserving Raptors around the World
Eagles have fascinated humans for millennia. For some, the glimpse of a distant eagle instantly becomes a treasured lifelong memory. Others may never encounter a wild eagle in their lifetime. This book was written by people who have dedicated years to...



Wild Urban Plants of the Northeast
A Field Guide
Peter Del Tredici
The book covers 222 species of plants that flourish in harsh urban and suburban environments without human intervention. Del Tredici stresses that it is important to notice, recognize, and appreciate their contribution to the quality of urban life.



A Bird-Finding Guide to Costa Rica
Barrett Lawson
Marked by its superb natural beauty, Costa Rica has the greatest percentage of preserved land of any nation worldwide; nearly a third of the country is protected in national parks, reserves, and refuges. The wildlife that abounds in these tropical...



Biological Systematics
Principles and Applications
Randall T. Schuh, Andrew V. Z. Brower
A core systematics textbook with a focus on parsimony-based approaches for students and biologists interested in systematics and comparative...



The North American Porcupine, Second Edition
Uldis Roze
"Long and sympathetic watching, radio tracking, chemical analysis are all part of this naturalist's ingenious and peaceable arsenal of inquiry into the lives of porcupines."—Scientific American



Seedlings of Barro Colorado Island and the Neotropics
Nancy C. Garwood
Knowledge of seedling ecology is essential for understanding the local abundance, distribution, and dynamics of plant species, for deciphering the mechanisms of high species diversity in tropical forests, and for forest conservation and management.



Snakes
Ecology and Conservation
In the first book on snakes written with a focus on conservation, editors Stephen J. Mullin and Richard A. Seigel bring together leading herpetologists to review and synthesize the ecology, conservation, and management of snakes worldwide.



Manual of Leaf Architecture
Beth Ellis, Douglas C. Daly, Leo J. Hickey, John V. Mitchell, Kirk R. Johnson, Peter Wilf, Scott L. Wing
The Manual of Leaf Architecture is an essential reference for describing, comparing, and classifying the leaves of flowering plants.



The Second Atlas of Breeding Birds in New York State
Both an indispensable scientific work and a beautiful collection of art, The Second Atlas of Breeding Birds in New York State documents and illustrates the current distribution of breeding birds within the state and the significant change in bird...



Nature of the Rainforest
Costa Rica and Beyond
Adrian Forsyth
A Zona Tropical Publication "The words 'tropical rainforest' may conjure up vistas populated by jaguars, brilliant macaws, and flowers amid the grandeur of towering buttressed trees. But the eager, expectant visitor is not regaled with the sight of...



Urban Ants of North America and Europe
Identification, Biology, and Management
John Klotz, Laurel Hansen, Reiner Pospischil, Michael Rust
Ants that commonly invade homes, damage structures, inflict painful bites, or sting humans or their pets are considered pest ants. This illustrated identification guide highlights forty species of ants that pose difficulties in urban settings...



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