These field guides will help you identify the plants and animals who live in the Pacific Northwest, whether they are in the forest or your own back yard. A good field guide is a reference that belongs in every Northwesterner's personal library.
Readers will want to bring this book along on their nature excursions; natives will enjoy using it to identify flora and fauna in their own backyard. The information for each entry - plant or animal - includes the common and scientific names, important features, habitat and geography range, similar species, and an illustration.
"Passionate Slugs & Hollywood Frogs: An Uncommon Field Guide to Northwest Backyards" is part of a three book series that present information about Northwest fauna in an amusing way. Other titles are "River-Walking Songbirds & Singing Coyotes: An Uncommon Field Guide to Northwest Mountains," and "Brittle Stars & Mudbugs: An Uncommon Field Guide to Northwest Shorelines & Wetlands."
A comprehensive guide to not only the plants and animals of the region, but the weather, the geology, and more. Conveniently-sized for carrying along in you daypack.
Filled with black-and-white sketches, this guide will come in handy for identifying the gorgeous range of wildflowers you see on a Pacific Northwest hike.
Exquisite black-and-white drawings, color photos, and detailed identification information make this book valuable to shorebird enthusiasts.
A comprehensive guide to all forms of plant life in the Northwest. Color photographs, detailed close-ups, and easy-to-read descriptions fill this densely-packed volume.
Whale watchers will enjoy this lovely book that includes information about the orcas' social behavior, language, and sightings.
Slugs are part of the circle of life here in the Pacific Northwest; this guide will fill you in on the important role they play as nature's recyclers.
Backyard bird watchers and beginners will appreciate this guide that focuses on this specific region of the Pacific Northwest.