Peterson Guide Books
Peterson Field Guide to Rocky Mountain Wildflowers
By: Craighead, Craighead & Davis This guide describes 590 species, with detailed information of flowering season, related species, range, and habitat. More than 100 plant drawings supplement these descriptions, and more than 200 color photographs show flowers as the appear...
Peterson Field Guide to Western Trees
By: George A. Petrides & Olivia Petrides This newly designed field guide features detailed descriptions of 387 species, arranged in six major groups by visual similarity. The 47 color plates and 5 text drawings show distinctive details needed for identification....
Peterson Field Guide to Venomous Animals & Poisonous Plants
By: Steven Foster & Roger Caras This essential guide to safety in the field features 90 venomous animals and more than 250 poisonous plants and fungi. The 340 line drawings make identification fast and simple; 150 species are also illustrated...
Peterson Field Guide to Mammals of North America
By: Fiona A. Reid The most comprehensive, in-depth, and current guide to North American mammals, this book covers all the mammals found in North America north of Mexico, including those that live in near-shore waters. The only guide to include...
Peterson Field Guide to Insects
By: Donald Borror & Richard White Detailed descriptions of insect orders, families, and many individual species are illustrated with 1,300 drawings and 142 superb color paintings. Illustrations - which use the unique Peterson Identification System to distinguish one insect from...
Peterson Field Guide to Hawks of North America
By: William S. Clark & Brian K. Wheeler This guide includes all 39 species of North American hawks and other diurnal raptors, including eagles, falcons, and cultures. Color paintings and photographs show each species in various morphs and plumages, which...
Peterson Field Guide to Western Reptiles & Amphibians
By: Robert C. Stebbins This third edition covers all the species of reptiles and amphibians found in western North America. More than 650 full-color paintings and photographs show key details for making accurate identifications. Up-to-date color range maps give species'...
Peterson Field Guide to Western Butterflies
By: Paul Opler & Amy Wright This second edition, featuring 44 color plates, 110 color photos, and new color range maps, covers 590 species of butterflies found in western North America. Detailed accounts describe where to find butterflies, what their...
Peterson Field Guide to Stars & Planets
By: Jay M. Pasachoff The fourth edition of this must-have field guide has been completely updated to include the latest astronomical information. All time-sensitive material is now valid through 2014. Newly revised color Monthly Sky Maps and Atlas Charts by...
Peterson Field Guide to Rocky Mountain & Southwest Forests
By: John Kricher & Gordon Morrison In one easy-to-carry volume, this comprehensive field guide includes plants and wildlife it would otherwise take ten field guides to cover - all the flora and fauna you're most likely to see in the...
Peterson Field Guide to Mushrooms
By: Kent H. McKnight & Vera B. McKnight More than 1,000 species of mushrooms described in detail. Over 700 paintings and drawing reveal subtle field marks that cannot be captured in photographs. Other Information: Published: 1998 Pages: 429
Peterson Field Guide to Freshwater Fishes
By: Lawrence M. Page and Brooks M. Burr There are nearly 1,000 species of freshwater fishes in North America north of Mexico, and identifying them can be a daunting task. In fact, in just the twenty years since the publication...
Peterson Field Guide to Birds of Western North America
By: Roger Tory Peterson Accessible, concise, and easy to use, Peterson Field Guides are ideal for beginning and intermediate bird watchers. A cornerstone of the Peterson Field Guide series, this guide uses paintings rather than photographs, making identification easier. This...
Peterson Field Guide to Beetles
By: Richard E. White Over 600 drawings and 65 color paintings portray representative species of the 111 families of North American beetles. Includes information on collecting and preserving beetles.Other Information: Published: 1998 Pages: 368
Peterson Field Guide to Animal Tracks
By: Olaus J. Murie and Mark Elbroch This completely updated edition includes 100 color photographs of tracks and signs, more than 1,000 line drawings, and updated nomenclature for all the mammals of North America. The text includes descriptions of habits,...
Peterson Field Guide Rocks and Minerals
By: Frederick H. Pough The definitive guide to rocks and minerals, completely updated for the fifth edition, includes 385 color photographs showing rocks, minerals, and geologic formations. Hundreds of minerals are described, with details such as geographic distribution, physical properties,...