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Rocky Mountain Nature Guide
by Andy Bezener and Linda Kershaw

      The Rocky Mountain Nature Guide is the perfect book for the beginning naturalist. This is Not a comprehensive guide to plants and animals, but a nice introduction to some of the most common species of mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, fish, invertebrates, trees, shrubs, and wildflowers. The book features 371 animals and plants found in the Rocky Mountains from New Mexico to British Columbia, grouped and color coded for easy identification. The book introduces native uses of plants, animal behavior, similar species, ecology and range. Color maps of all regions show parks and nature areas where people can go to see plants and wildlife. Lone Pine Publishing. ISBN: 978-1-55105-178-9. 1999. 192 Pages.

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Mammals of the Rocky Mountains
by Fisher, Pattie, and Hartson

      Mammals of the Rocky Mountains is a comprehensive guide featuring 91 species of mammals organized in six major groups: hoofed mammals, carnivores, rodents, hares and pikas, bats, shrews, and opossums. A quick reference guide at the front of the book is helpful for identification. The book includes detailed entries on each mammal, with excellent photos and/or drawing of every species. For each animal there is extensive background information, a description, and notes on habitat, diet, and other species of similar appearance. Like most Lone Pine guides, the cover is heavily laminated for outdoor use. Lone Pine Publishing. ISBN: 978-1-55105-211-3. 296 pages. 2000.

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Animal Tracks of the Rockies
by Ian Sheldon

      Animal Tracks of the Rockies is a great little book to help identify tracks of all shapes and sizes, from the Grizzly Bear to the Deer Mouse. Concise descriptions of the animals and their tracks are combined with detailed drawings of the front and back prints, stride patterns and other important identifying aspects. Each animal is captured in accurate black-and-white illustrations, including pattern and print comparisons. A perfect guide for teachers, parents, hikers and urban adventurers. Lone Pine Publishing. ISBN: 978-1-55105-089-8. 160 Pages. Pocket-sized. 1997.

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Scats and Tracks of the Rocky Mountains
by James C. Halfpenny, PH.D. Illustrated by Todd Telander

      See those animal signs on the trail? Was that footprint left by a fox or a wolf? Was that pile of droppings deposited by a moose, a mouse, or a marten? Scats and Tracks of the Rocky Mountains will help you determine which mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians have passed your way and could still be nearby. Clearly written descriptions and illustrations of scats, tracks, and gait patterns will help you recognize seventy Rocky Mountain species. An identification key, a glossary of tracking terms, and detailed instructions on how to document your finds are also included here. Easy-to-use scat and track measurements appear on each page, making this book especially field friendly and letting you know if a white tailed ptarmigan, a red fox, or even a black bear has been your way. Winner of the 1999 National Outdoor Books Award. Falcon Press. ISBN: 978-0762712410. 176 Pages. 2nd Edition, 2001.

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Birds in Place
A Habitat-based Field Guide to Birds of the Nothern Rockies
by Radd Icenoggle

      Birds in Place is a unique regional field guide that organizes the birds by the way you find them--by habitat. Written for both novice and long-time birders to use in the Northern Rockies, the guide covers 284 bird species. Rich color photographs illustrate the species, and graphics supply information on seasons, migration, residents. The text includes physical description, mating, nesting and fledging behaviors, as well as details on where to spot different species. Farcountry Press. ISBN: 978-1-56037-241-7. 384 pages, 6'' x 9'', 270 color photos, 284 maps. 2003.

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See also Montana Field Guides
Tracks and Tracking
Tracking Field Guides
Rocky Mountain Field Guides

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