Limit search to available items
Result page: Previous Record Next Record
Author Russo, Monica.
Title Watching nature : a beginner's field guide / Monica Russo ; photographs by Kevin Byron.
Pub Info New York : Sterling Pub. Co., ©1998.
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Falmouth-Children's Room  J 507.2 Rus     AVAILABLE
 Wellfleet-Children's Area  J 508 Rus     AVAILABLE
Descript 96 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes index.
Summary Describes how to make close-up observations of nature and how to record what you see, including recognizing field marks, identifying plants, noting characteristic sounds, and watching specific animal activities.
Contents Wildlife Watching -- How Do They Do It? -- Field Marks on Birds -- The Shape of Things -- Measuring Up -- The Right Moves -- Butterflies, Moths, Beetles, and Other Insects -- Reptiles and Amphibians -- You Do It All the Time -- Special Effects -- On the Move -- Starting Small -- Have a Seat! -- Three's a Crowd -- What's Going on Here? -- Is This Really Happening? -- It's Professional -- Landmarks & Highlights -- Trailside Landmarks -- Smaller Clues -- Among Rocks -- Diggers and Dusters -- Holes and Hideaways -- Tracks -- Cocoon and Chrysalis Hunt -- Feathers on the Ground -- Insect Wings -- Flowers, Trees & Lichens -- Food and Shelter -- Just Read the Label! -- Out on Your Own -- Create Your Own Image -- Looking at Leaves -- Just Trees -- Ornamental and Exotic Trees -- Not Just Leaves -- Looking at Lichens -- Try This! -- Sounds of Summer -- A Natural Background -- Bird Songs -- Start Listening Right Now -- Draw Your Own Sonogram! -- Don't Be Fooled -- Insect Sounds -- Other Insect Noisemakers -- Frogs and Toads -- Patience and Stealth Needed -- Wetland Walks -- Waterways & Seashores -- Swamps, Bogs, and Ponds -- Wetland Wildflowers -- Small Wonders -- Life on the Edge -- Keep an Eye on the Sky -- Look Down at This! -- Beachside Botany: The Shore and Coast -- Not Just Dune Grass -- Walking the Line -- Be Careful! -- Watching Water Birds -- Look at Those Legs -- The Shorebird Migration -- Go on a Whale-Watch Cruise -- Be on the Alert! -- Winter Wonders -- Observing Mammals -- Detective Work -- The Right Track -- Try It Yourself -- As Clean As Snow? -- Construction Sites -- Winter Birds -- Starting a Feeding Station -- Be Patient -- Trees in Winter -- No Snow at All? -- Backyard Sanctuary -- Water Works -- Flowers Are Food -- Try This! -- A Note of Caution -- Building a Brush Pile -- Nesting Boxes for Birds -- Butterfly Roosts, Bat Houses, and Bee Boxes -- Backyard Surprises -- Don't Get Distracted -- A Bird's-Eye View -- The Naturalist's Notebook -- Making Memories -- Field Notes -- Getting Started -- Pens and Pencils -- Wired? -- Just the Facts -- Symbols and Signs -- Be Objective -- Tools of the Trade -- Binoculars -- Closer and Closer -- How to Use Magnifiers -- Take a Look! -- Field Bags -- Field Guides -- Trail Guides and Maps -- You Are Not Alone -- Special Events -- On Alert! -- Country Comforts -- Get Comfortable! -- Pay Attention to Your Feet -- Special Needs -- Handling Heat and Cold -- Safety First! -- Refreshment Time -- The Battle Against Bugs -- Don't Get Stung! -- Tips on Ticks -- Weather Conditions -- A Separate Sport -- Saving It -- Keeping Memories on Paper -- Outdoor Photography -- Seashells by the Seashore -- Collecting Leaves -- Legal Souvenirs?
Subject Wildlife watching -- Juvenile literature.
Nature study -- Juvenile literature.
Wildlife watching.
Nature study.
Add Author Byron, Kevin, illustrator.
ISBN 0806995157
9780806995151
Result page: Previous Record Next Record