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How to keep a naturalist's notebook

Author: Susan Leigh Tomlinson
Publisher: Mechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole Books, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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For nature-lovers, birders, and students of wildlife and biology, keeping a field notebook is essential to accurately recording outdoor observations. This unique guide offers instruction on how to do it-what to look for, what information should be recorded and how to organize it, basic drawing skills using line and color, and incorporating maps and charts, as well as advice on equipment to take in the field and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Field guides
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Leigh Tomlinson
ISBN: 9780811735681 0811735680
OCLC Number: 241304634
Description: xv, 151 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm
Contents: Getting started. The field kit ; Preparing the kit --
Field sketching : basic skills. Basic drawing skills ; Drawing wild subjects --
Field sketching : beyond the basics. Color and line ; Layout ; Perspective --
Field drawing : tips for the field. Techniques ; Types of field sketches --
Field identification. Taxonomic classification ; Wildflowers ; Birds --
Putting it all together. Field notes ; Maps ; Final words.
Responsibility: Susan Leigh Tomlinson.
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For nature-lovers, birders, and students of wildlife and biology, keeping a field notebook is essential to accurately recording outdoor observations. This unique guide offers instruction on how to do it-what to look for, what information should be recorded and how to organize it, basic drawing skills using line and color, and incorporating maps and charts, as well as advice on equipment to take in the field and using conventional field guides.

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