The Wildlife of New England, by Burk, John S.
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- ISBN: 9781584658344 | 1584658347
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 5/10/2011
Where in New England are you most likely to see a black bear in the wild? What places are most reliable for spotting species such as moose, deer, and common loons? On what hilltop can you see thousands of migrating hawks in a single day? Nature lovers both young and old get a special thrill from viewing wildlife in the great outdoors. In a unique guide sure to be welcomed by a broad range of nature enthusiasts, nature writer and photographer John S. Burk presents the first usable and informative handbook to seeing all manner of New England fauna in their natural surroundings. This book is a fascinating and essential resource to discovering more than 80 wildlife-viewing areas that represent the diversity of New England's natural landscape. It provides a helpful introduction to the wilderness habitats in the region. Organized by state, the entries for each viewing area detail the natural habitats and their unique features, identify characteristic species to watch for and when to see them, and list recommended trails, auto roads, and driving directions. In addition, the author offers informative introductions to 60 of the region's iconic animals organized by their natural habitats and shown in stunning photographs, many in color.