Quick Reference Guide

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Waterproof foldable guides to different subjects related to Alaska. Size: 4”x 9” folded; 9” x 24.5” unfolded.

Birds of Alaska

Birds of Alaska is a quick and easy to use, light-weight, durable, all-weather (important in Alaska) field guide to the inspiring, incredibly varied and often little-known birdlife inhabiting the great State of Alaska. Stunning digital photographs depict over 120 species of common and notable birds, enabling users to identify nearly every bird they encounter—day or night—within the guide’s extensive area of coverage.

Designed to satisfy the needs of birders of all interest levels—but especially beginning and intermediate users trying to “make sense of it all”—this beautiful and amazingly informative six-fold guide will be an indispensable companion on all outings within this huge state.

Whether seeking flurries of puffins, guillemots, cormorants and kittiwakes at Glacier Bay National Park and the greatest concentration of Bald Eagles in the world in Haines in the southeast; on a quest to see all four species of eiders at Barrow in the far north; chasing spring migrants and Bristle-thighed Curlews at Nome in the west; birding the far-flung Bering Sea (Pribilofs, Saint Lawrence) and Aleutian islands of the immense Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge in the southwest, with their “auklet hazes”; or combining birding with sightseeing and big mammal viewing at unforgettable Denali National Park south of Fairbanks, in central Alaska, you’ll be glad to have this booklet.

Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest:

Did you ever find a mushroom and wonder what species it was? The mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest always intrigue! This guide will help you learn about 54 of the most common edible and poisonous species found in this region. Using crisp, clear photographs along with short, detailed descriptions you will learn which common mushrooms to watch for. Additional information included in this guide includes:

• How to make a spore print
• A diagram illustrating the parts of a mushroom
• Illustrations of the major mushroom groups

Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises of the Pacific Coast

Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises of the Pacific Coast is an easy-to-use, 12-panel identification guide to 32 species of cetaceans that occur in the northeastern Pacific from Alaska to California. This convenient guide is designed to help quickly identify resident and migratory baleen whales, and toothed whales that include: sperm whales, beaked whales, killer whales, pilot whales, dolphins and porpoises.

Each species illustration is highly detailed, scientifically accurate, and rendered in stunning full-color. The illustrations are accompanied by common and scientific names, adult lengths, and concise text that highlights key features, habitat, range, and ecology.

Night Sky: A Guide to Our Galaxy

This informative guide is an excellent introduction to the stars, constellations and nebulae that make up the visible sky at night. Nearly two-thirds of Americans no longer live in a place where the Milky Way, our home galaxy, is visible after dark. This guide not only shows you when it is visible, but also describes its major features and where to travel in order to see it.

The guide contains three maps showing the evening sky four months apart, covering the entire year. Major stars and constellations are shown in each along with the position of the Milky Way. Information is given for how to spot these features during the night and any time of year. A fourth map highlights specific details of the summer Milky Way, the most spectacular sight anyone can see without need of a telescope, or even binoculars, under naturally dark conditions.

In addition, we also provide a map of the United States showing where the darkest locations are and under what conditions the Milky Way and a sky full of stars are still visible.


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