Amphibians of Oregon, Washington and British Columbia: A Field Identification Guide

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Lone Pine, 2006 - Nature - 176 pages
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Frogs, toads and salamanders are important indicators of the quality of the environment, and they're cute little critters too. Newly revised and updated, this innovative field guide describes the life histories, habitat requirements and vulnerabilities of 38 species of amphibians in the Pacific Northwest, plus a new appendix of additional species. Color photographs and illustrated keys help identify all life stages of each species. As well, a multitude of fascinating details about amphibians are provided, including: ˇ habitat preferencesˇ tips for finding themˇ planning amphibian surveysˇ their activity through the seasonsˇ guidelines for handling and measuring themˇ photography tipsˇ a table that compares confusing speciesˇ current status.This handy, informative book is sure to be invaluable to biologists and field technician experts as well as to individuals on a family outing or school field trip.

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Aquatic Salamanders 34
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Corkran studied zoology and paleontology at Brown University. After moving to Oregon, she was an environmental activist and teacher. volunteering on wildlife research projects with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife and the Audubon Society of Portland led eventually to a career as an independent wildlife consultant.

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