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  • The Chihuahuan desert is the second largest in North America and its northern, or United States, portion occupies southeastern Arizona, southern New Mexico, and Texas west of the Pecos River. Hot, dry, and windy, the desert is home to a unique community of plants that have adapted to its harsh environment. Visitors to the area will find this volume a practical identification guide, offering descriptions of seventy-five representative species of northern Chihuahuan Desert plants. Each illustrated profile includes the plant's common and Latin name and a brief description, as well as its role in human history, its relationship to the surrounding flora and fauna, medicinal uses, nutritional value, habitat, toxicity, and other interesting facts.
  • 2021 Festival Notecard Printed on recycled paper  
  • Amazing vest for birding or hiking with over 8 pockets to carry everything you need.
  • This book is unlike any other. Throughout the 216 pages, It will guide you into deeper connections with birds through focused explorations, stunning imagery, and prompted interactive journaling experiences between you and the birds around you. We bring mindfulness together with observation in a way that will enhance your awareness and understanding of birds, and your ability to ID them. Practicing Ornitherapy with this book will enrich your life and nourish your mind, body, and soul.
  • Exclusive limited time signed pendant made by Jana for our 2021 Fiesta
  • A workbook-style book -designed to make you a better birder. Reality Birding -the only guide with lifelike scenes showing birds, habitat, behavior, and how they are all connected. A picture says a thousand words, and practice makes perfect - repetition in a lifelike environment is the key to learning. The premier photo ID resource -the reliable place to ID, age, and sex your photos. Another stunning and revolutionary book from award-winning author and photographer Richard Crossley. Perfect for all birders regardless of experience, this book challenges traditional field guide design by providing a real-life approach to bird ID, focusing on all aspect of how a species appears, its habitat and behavior, which Crossley perfectly illustrates for every species in the Western US. The Crossley ID Guide: Western Birds will vastly improve your ability to identify birds in its innovative approach of how to look at birds to get to know them. Like others in the Crossley ID Guide series, Western Birds features lifelike scenes for each species. These scenes―650 in all―are composed from more than 10,000 of the author's images showing birds in a wide range of views--near and far, from different angles, in various plumages and behaviors, including flight, and in the habitat in which they live.
  • Field Guide=A guide with illustrations or photographs for identification
    The Crossley ID Guide: Eastern Birds, published in 2011, revolutionized birding and books by providing the first real-life approach to ID. The Crossley ID Guide: Waterfowl, the fourth of these user-friendly guides, is for both hunters and birders. Unlike other guides, which provide isolated individual photographs or paint illustrations, this book features large, lifelike scenes that are ‘painted in pixels.’ Nearly 300 pages of waterfowl scenes – showing waterfowl in a wide range of views – near and far, from different angles, in various plumages and behaviors, including flight, and in the habitat in which they live. These beautiful compositions show how a bird’s appearance changes with distance, and give equal emphasis to characteristics experts use to identify birds: size, structure and shape, behavior, probability, and color. This is the first book to convey all of these features visually – in a single image – and to reinforce them with accurate text. Each scene provides a wealth of detailed visual information that invites and rewards careful study. By making identification easier, more accurate, and more fun than ever before, The Crossley ID Guides redefine how readers look at nature. Essential for anyone interested in waterfowl, it also promises to make new birders of many people who have despaired of using traditional guides. This waterfowl guide also carries a strong underlying conservation message. If all the readers of this book come together as one, we can better protect the things we love. The waterfowl bible with the award-winning Crossley-style plates
    • Covers all of North America’s ducks, geese, and swans
    • More than 5,000 photos in Crossley-style scenes – seen near and far, from different angles, and in various plumages and behaviors, including flight
    • Includes other wildlife, beautiful scenery, and wing cutouts. Good teachers are fun, create reaction, and are interesting!
    • Lots of mystery photos to challenge you
    • Painting with pixels, rather than a paint brush, created apples to apples imagery
    • Friendly, interactive writing style, cutting-edge ID, conservation, fun facts… and everything between


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