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A guide to night sounds

Author: Lang Elliott
Publisher: Mechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole Books, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. and expanded edView all editions and formats
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Book has remarkable close-up photos of 60 night-active mammals, birds, amphibians, and insects with information about appearance and behavior as well as a CD recording of their nocturnal songs, calls or other sounds.
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Genre/Form: Field guides
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lang Elliott
ISBN: 0811731642 9780811731645
OCLC Number: 54487435
Notes: "This is a revised and expanded edition of the book originally published in 1994 by Northword Press"--Title page verso.
Description: vii, 62 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Thrushes. Wood thrush ; Veery ; Hermit thrush ; Swainson's thrush --
Nightjars. Whip-poor-will ; Chuck-will's-widow ; Common poorwill ; Common nighthawk --
Shorebirds. American woodcock ; Common snipe ; Killdeer ; Black-necked stilt --
Ducks and geese. Mallard ; Canada goose --
Owls. Barred owl ; Great horned ; Eastern screech-owl ; Western screech-owl ; Common barn-owl ; Northern saw-whet owl --
Frogs and toads. Spring peeper ; Pacific treefrog ; Pickerel frog ; Chorus frog ; Northern cricket frog ; Green frog ; Bullfrog ; Pig frog ; American toad ; Woodhouse's toad --
Rails and relatives. Clapper rail ; Black rail ; Sora ; Virginia rail ; Yellow rail ; Common moorhen ; Sandhill crane ; Limpkin --
Alligators. American alligator --
Herons. Great blue heron ; Black-crowned night-heron ; American bittern --
Wrens. Marsh wren ; Sedge wren --
Sparrows. White-throated sparrow --
Mimic thrushes. Gray catbird --
Insects. Snowy tree cricket ; Mole cricket ; Ground cricket ; Katydids ; Cone-headed grasshopper ; Pine sawyer --
Mammals. Coyote ; Raccoon ; American beaver ; Porcupine ; River otter ; White-tailed deer --
Loons. Common loon.
Responsibility: Lang Elliott.
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Book has remarkable close-up photos of 60 night-active mammals, birds, amphibians, and insects with information about appearance and behavior as well as a CD recording of their nocturnal songs, calls or other sounds.

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