Bug Hunting, Animal Tracking, Bird Watching, Shore Walking With Jim ArnoskyBook - 2002
Shares tips for watching wildlife--bugs, animal tracks, birds, and shoreline plants--explaining how to sharpen observational skills and identify various plants and animals.
With Jim Arnosky as your guide, an ordinary hike becomes an eye-opening experience. He'll help you spot a hawk soaring far overhead and note the details of a dragonfly up close. Study the black-and-white drawings -- based on his own field research -- and you'll discover if those tracks in the brush were made by a deer or a fox.
In his celebrated style, this author, artist, and naturalist enthusiastically shares a wealth of tips. Jim Arnosky wants you to enjoy watching wildlife. He carefully explains how field marks, shapes, and location give clues for identifying certain plants and animals wherever you are. He gives hints for sharpening observational skills. And he encourages you to draw and record birds, insects, shells, animal tracks, and other finds from a busy day's watch.
Shares a wealth of tips for watching wildlife--particularly bugs, animal tracks, birds, and shoreline plants--explaining how to sharpen observational skills and identify various plants and animals.