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PETERSON FIELD GUIDE TO MAMMALS OF NORTH AMERICA 4th EDITION
Author: Fiona A. Reid
Publisher: HOUGHTON-MIFFLIN CO, Oct 2006
The most comprehensive, in-depth, & current guide to North American mammals. 80 color plates, 46 additional color & B&W illus; 4.5x7 inches, 592 pgs.
Fiona Reid wrote the first comprehensive guide to the mammals of Central America; she leads tours with an emphasis on mammals, and she is trained as an artist. She is one of those rare field guide authors who can do it all herself?authoritative writing as well as stunning illustrations. This fourth edition of the Peterson Field Guide to Mammals of North America has been completely rewritten, with all-new range maps and illustrations for all species. All the mammals of North America north of Mexico are covered, including those found in near-shore waters. The most comprehensive, in-depth, and current guide to North American mammals, this book is the only one to include both paintings and photographs as well as photographs of animal skulls.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Fiona A. Reid has led nature tours for Questers Tours and Travel, New York, for the past decade, showing tourists the wonders of diverse lands from Indonesia to Alaska to Venezuela. An accomplished writer and artist, she has written and/or illustrated numerous field guides, including A Field Guide to the Mammals of Central America and Southeast Mexico, The Golden Guide to Bats of the World, and Mammals of the Neotropics.