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Tom Brown's Field Guide to the Forgotten Wilderness

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ISBN-10: 0425097153

ISBN-13: 9780425097151

Edition: N/A

Authors: Tom Brown, Tom Brown

List price: $15.00
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Description:

This unique volume in the series shows readers how to open their eyes to the surprising abundance of natural beauty in the everyday world-urban and suburban landscapes, backyards, local parks, highway medians, and even windowsill flower boxes. Tom Brown, Jr., takes you on a fascinating journey into nature's mysteries and magic, revealing a treasure trove of knowledge, insight, and anecdotes. It's the perfect wilderness guide for everyone-and everywhere. Book jacket.
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Book details

List price: $15.00
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 4/1/1987
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Introduction
Suburban Wilderness
Lawns
Animal Life
Starling
Robin
Mockingbird
Garden spider
Wolf spider
Grass spider
Earthworm
Field cricket
Bumblebee
Little black ant
Hedgerows
Animal Life
Daddy longlegs
Millipede
Bush katydid
Blister beetle
Redbacked salamander
Garter snake
Catbird
White-eyed vireo
White-throated sparrow
Chipmunk
Abandoned Areas
Abandoned Lots, Old Fields and Roadsides
Brush Tangles and Closed Forests
Animal Life
Voles
White-footed mouse
Long-tailed weasel
Red fox
Opossum
Meadowlark
Grasshopper sparrow
Meadow grasshopper
Ponds, Streams and Drainage Ditches
Animal Life
Bluegill sunfish
Water strider
Back swimmer
Painted turtle
Dragonfly
Pickerel frog
Barn swallow
Great blue heron
Brown bullhead catfish
Urban Wilderness
Streets
Abandoned Lots and Alleys
Playgrounds and Parks
Waterfronts
Animal Life
Gray squirrel
Little brown bat
House mouse
Norway rat
House sparrow
Pigeon
House finch
Mallard
Feral dog
Carp
Green heron
Feral cat
Herring gull
The Country
Fields, Transition Areas, Forests
Water Areas
Seashores
Animal Life
Coyote
White-tailed deer
Striped skunk
Pygmy shrew
Common mole
Red squirrel
Eastern screech owl
Eastern cottontail
Black-and-white warbler
Boat-tailed grackle
Sparrow hawk
Muskrat
Porcupine
Red-tailed hawk
Great horned owl
Barn owl
Tracking and Stalking in the Forgotten Wilderness
Tracking
Where to Find Tracks
How to Tell Tracks
Signs
Stalking and Camouflage
Grandfather and the Fisherman
Studying Nature
Index