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Birding Hot Spots of Santa Fe, Taos, and Northern New Mexico

By Judy Liddell and Barbara Hussey 1623492540

Following the same format as their book on the Albuquerque area, the authors describe 32 sites organized by geographic regions. Along with a general description of each area, the authors list target birds; explain where and when to look for them; give driving directions; provide information about public transportation, parking, fees, restrooms, food, and lodging; and give tips on availability of water and picnic facilities and on the presence of hazards such as poison ivy, rattlesnakes, and bears. Maps and photographs provide trail diagrams and images of some of the target birds and their environments.

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Birds of New Mexico Field Guide

By Stan Tekiela 1591930200

Birds of New Mexico Feild Guide contains 140 different species in New Mexcio. This book has an easy-to-use color guide. You see a yellow bird and don't know what it is? Flip to the yellow section! This also contains range maps showing where in New Mexico to find birds in the summer, winter, or all year during migration. Perfect for cruising the Festival of the Cranes, spotting hawks in the Sandias, or identifying wintering species in the desert.

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Birds of Prey in the American West

By Tom Vezo 9781887896382

The American West boasts the greatest variety of birds of prey in North America. In Birds of Prey in the American West acclaimed photographer Tom Vezo and raptor expert Clay Sutton celebrate the power and majesty of these remarkable creatures which include several that have been brought back from the brink of extinction and others that continue to be threatened by loss of fragile habitat. 114pp, 2003

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Ducks At A Distance


The best pocket guide to waterfowl. Hunters and ornithologists alike will appreciate the illustrations of silhouette, flight pattern, and markings of common North American ducks and geese. 52 pp.

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National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America

By Jon L. Dunn and Jonathan Alderfer 0792253140

Birding is the fastest growing wildlife-related activity in the U.S., and even conservative estimates put the current number of U.S. birders at 50 million. According to the New York Times, some authorities predict that by 2050 there will be more than 100 million—and the National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America will be the essential reference for field identification and the cornerstone of any birder's library. This is the ultimate, indispensable bird field guide—comprehensive, authoritative, portable, sturdy, and easier than ever to use. Among the the new edition's key elements and practical improvements: Every North American species—more than 960, including a new section on accidental birds—classified according to the latest official American Ornithologists' Union checklist 4,000 full-color illustrations by the foremost bird artists at work todayand newly updated range maps that draw on the latest data New durable cover for added protection against adverse weather, plus informative quick-reference flaps that double as placemarkers New reader-friendly features like thumbtabs that make locating key sections faster and easier, and a quick-find index to direct users straight to the information they need.

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Natl Geographic Field Guide to Birds of AZ & NM

By Jonathan Alderfer 780792253129

Whether chasing cranes at New Mexico`s Bosque del Apache, trogons in Arizona`s Chiricahua Mountains, or spotting raptors over the Grand Canyon, this is the book for you. This book offers tips for beginners and practiced birders alike for the ultimate southwest birding adventure.

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Peterson Field Guide To Western Birds

By Roger Tory Peterson 061813218X

The definitive birder`s guide to the birds of the West, by the all-time great master of ornithology. Includes full-color illustrations. 2001.

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Pocket Naturalist: Birds of Prey

By James Kavanaugh 1583551891

A light and easy guide to Birds of Prey with gorgeous full color illustrations. Waterproof and tearproof plastic coating, 2002 fold out guide.

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Pocket Naturalist: New Mexico Birds

By James Kavanaugh 158355187-5

Perching birds, hummers, owls, waterfowl, birds of prey, doves, woodpeckers, etc - they are all shown in full color in this handy guide to our feathered friends here in The Land Of Enchanting Flyers. Folds up and fits in your pocket too, for convenient carrying to the Bosque del Apache or other New Mexico birding hot spots.

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Raptors of New Mexico

By Jean-Luc E. Cartron 826341457

No book has ever before specifically focused on the birds of prey of New Mexico. Raptors of New Mexico will provide readers with a comprehensive treatment of all hawks, eagles, kites, vultures, falcons, and owls breeding or wintering in New Mexico, or simply migrating through the state. This landmark study is also beautifully illustrated with more than seven hundred photographs, including the work of more than one hundred photographers, and nearly fifty species distribution maps.

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Sibley Guide to Birds

By David Allen Sibley 0679451226

Even non-birders will appreciate this beautiful book with its more than 6,600 illustrations by the dean of contemporary American painters of birds. Each page is a visual delight and full of detail, “a testament to the majesty of birds.” 546 pp. 2000

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Sibley Guide to Birds of Western North America

By David Allen Sibley 0679451218

Sibley's comprehensive field guide is organized by species, and includes all birds spotted in or west of the Rocky Mountains over the past 25 years. The guide includes details, profuse color ilustrations, range, and characteristic features. Additional sections offer tips on viewing and conservation, charts, and study guides. 471 pp, ©2003.

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The Roadrunner

By James W Cornett 0937794317

The roadrunner is unquestionably the best known bird in the Southwest--and why not? Compared with other American birds the roadrunner is decidedly unique. 2001

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Nature » Mammals

California Wildlife Viewing Guide

By Jeanne Clark 1-56044-494-0

200 viewing sites around the Golden State.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Coyotes

By Michael Rigsby 9781583691113

Why do coyotes howl? What is the difference between a coyote and a dog? Where do coyotes live? What do they eat? How fast can they run? Learn the answers to these questions and many others in this easy-to-follow book. Concise text and colorful photos and illustrations help you learn about this iconic predator. 20pp

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Javelinas (Look West)

By Lauray Yule 9781887896610

This addition to the "Look West Series Introduces the reader to the bristly pelt and razor-sharp teeth of the javelina. 64pp, 2004

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Pocket Naturalist: Mammals

By James Kavanaugh 1583551778

A light and easy guide to the most common species in North America with gorgeous full-color illustrations. Waterproof and tearproof plastic coating. 2002, fold-out guide

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Pocket Naturalist: Animal Tracks

By James Kavanaugh 1583550720

A light and easy guide to Animal Tracks with gorgeous full-color illustrations. Waterproof and tearproof plastic coating, 2000 fold out guide.

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Pocket Naturalist: New Mexico Wildlife

By James Kavanagh NM171

This slick little accordian folded "Introduction To Familiar Species" is a pocket naturalist`s field identification guide with color illustrations of most of the common mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fishes. A great backpack or glove compartment item no matter how you travel New Mexico.

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Scats and Tracks of the Desert Southwest

By James C. Halfpenny, Ph.D. 1560447869

Whether you're on the lookout of a kit fox, or trying to steer clear of a bear, this book helps you recognize what critters went before you and is a primer for reading the stories written in sand.

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