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A complete guide to Arctic wildlife

Author: Richard Sale; Per Michelsen
Publisher: Buffalo, N.Y. ; Richmond Hill, Ont. : Firefly Books, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Chiefly a field guide to Arctic birds and mammals.
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Genre/Form: Field guides
Nonfiction
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sale, Richard, 1946-
Complete guide to Arctic wildlife.
Buffalo, N.Y. ; Richmond Hill, Ont. : Firefly Books, 2006
(OCoLC)989014303
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Sale; Per Michelsen
ISBN: 9781554071784 155407178X
OCLC Number: 70777835
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 464 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Preface --
Introduction: Defining the Arctic --
Arctic geology --
Arctic climate --
Humans in the Arctic --
Arctic habitats --
Adaptations for Arctic life --
Speciation and biogeography --
Fragile Arctic --
How to use the field guides --
Field guide to Arctic birds: Loons --
Grebes --
Albatrosses, petrels and allies --
Cormorants --
Wildfowl: Swans --
Geese --
Ducks --
Raptors --
Grouse --
Cranes --
Waders: Plovers --
Stints and sandpipers --
Snipes and dowitchers --
Curlews, godwits and allies --
Turnstones --
Phalaropes --
Skuas --
Gulls --
Terns --
Auks --
Owls --
Kingfishers --
Larks --
Swallows --
Pipits and wagtails --
Thrushes and chats --
Warblers, tits and chickadees --
Crows --
New world warblers --
New world sparrows and buntings --
Finches --
Field guide to Arctic mammals: Shrews --
Rodents --
Lagomorphs --
Ungulates --
Carnivores: Dogs --
Bears --
Cats --
Mustelids --
Pinnipeds --
Cetaceans --
Visitor's guide to the Arctic --
Index.
Other Titles: Arctic wildlife
Responsibility: Richard Sale ; photographs by Per Michelsen and Richard Sale.

Abstract:

Chiefly a field guide to Arctic birds and mammals.
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