Tracks and Signs of the Animals and Birds of Britain and Europe
Lars-Henrik Olsen (Author)
This beautifully illustrated field guide enables you to easily identify the tracks and signs left by a wide variety of mammal and bird species found in Britain and Europe, covering behaviors ranging from hunting, foraging, and feeding to courtship, breeding, and nesting. Introductory chapters offer detailed drawings of footprints and tracks of large and small mammals, which are followed by sections on mammal scat, bird droppings, and the feeding signs of animals on food sources such as nuts, cones, and rose hips. The book then describes specific mammal species, providing information on size, distribution, behavior, habitat, and similar species, as well as more specific detail on tracks and scat. Distribution maps are also included. This indispensable field guide covers 175 species of mammals and birds, and features a wealth of stunning color photos and artwork throughout. * Helps you easily identify the tracks and signs of a variety of mammals and birds * Covers 175 species * Illustrated throughout with photos, drawings, and artwork * ncludes informative descriptions of mammal species along with distribution maps 25 Maps
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About the Author
Lars-Henrik Olsen is a zoologist, writer, and lecturer. He has worked at the Zoological Museum in Copenhagen and the World Wildlife Fund, and is the producer of a number of Danish radio and television programs. His books include Small Freshwater Creatures.
- Contributor: Lars-Henrik Olsen
- Imprint: Princeton University Press
- ISBN13: 9780691157535
- Number of Pages: 272
- Packaged Dimensions: 152x229mm
- Packaged Weight: 454
- Format: Paperback
- Publisher: Princeton University Press
- Release Date: 2013-07-02
- Binding: Paperback / softback
- Biography: Lars-Henrik Olsen is a zoologist, writer, and lecturer. He has worked at the Zoological Museum in Copenhagen and the World Wildlife Fund, and is the producer of a number of Danish radio and television programs. His books include Small Freshwater Creatures.
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