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Chicago Birds: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Species
Contributor(s): Kavanagh, James, Waterford Press, Leung, Raymond (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 1583551387     ISBN-13: 9781583551387
Publisher: Waterford Pr
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: April 2001

Annotation: Chicago Birds, An Introduction to Familiar Species in Northeastern Illinois, is a must-have, reference guide for beginners and experts alike. Whether you're on a nature hike or in your own backyard, you'll want to take along a copy of this indispensable guide. The Pocket Naturalist(tm) series is an introduction to common plants and animals and natural phenomena. Each pocket-sized, folding guide highlights up to 150 species and most feature a map highlighting prominent sanctuaries and outstanding natural attractions. Each is laminated for durability. (31/2 X 81/4 folded, opens to 22 X 81/4, color illustrations, map)

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Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Travel | United States | Midwest
- Nature | Birds & Birdwatching
- Science | Life Sciences | Zoology
Dewey: 917
Academic/Grade Level: General Adult
Series: Wildlife and Nature Identification
Book type: Non-Fiction
Physical Information: 8.25" H x 4.00" W x 0.50" (0.05 lbs)
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Contributor Bio(s):
Zoologist James Kavanagh has researched and written more than 450 publications pertaining to wildlife observation and outdoor recreation. His unique talent is in taking complex information and synthesizing the salient points to make knowledge about nature and the outdoors more accessible to novices, and to present quick, portable reference information for more experienced wildlife and outdoor enthusiasts. His books have sold more than 5 million copies worldwide.
Zoologist Jim Kavanagh has made a career out of introducing novices to plants, animals, the sciences and world cultures. In addition to creating over 500 simplified nature guides, he has also authored guides to languages, cities and outdoor skills. An avid traveler and backpacker, Kavanagh’s path has taken him around the world to many remote destinations including the upper Amazon, Africa, Australia, and the Arctic Circle (and this is just the As). He is also the author of a series of state-specific guides to common species and natural attractions and a children's book on evolution.
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