Ontario Wildlife: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Animals (Paperback)

Ontario Wildlife: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Animals By James Kavanagh, Leung Raymond (Illustrator), Waterford Press Cover Image
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Description


Ontario is so vast that it stretches from temperate hardwood forests in the south to sub-Arctic tundra in the north. In between is the expansive Precambrian Shield with its patchwork of lakes, rivers, and forests that transition from mixed to boreal. These regions plus the Great Lakes and Saint Lawrence River are home to thousands of animals, including iconic provincial bird Common Loon. Large congregations of migratory waterfowl, raptors, shorebirds, and songbirds stage at various points along two flyways, while megafauna like Moose occupy rich forests and Polar Bears roam the tundra lowlands of the far north. Ontario is a great place to learn about animals, and it helps to have a portable reference on hand to focus on the most representative species and establish a solid foundation of knowledge on which to build. You can do this with the beautifully illustrated Ontario Wildlife, which features 140 mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fishes, butterflies, and other insects as well as an ecoregion map showing over 20 wildlife-viewing hotspots and learning sites. Laminated for durability, this lightweight, 12-panel folding pocket guide is the ideal companion for educators, learners, naturalists, birders, and wildlife enthusiasts who wish to forge deeper and more meaningful connections with the land through its animal life. Made in the USA.

About the Author


Zoologist Jim Kavanagh has made a career out of introducing novices to plants, animals, the sciences and world cultures. In addition to creating over 500 simplified nature guides, he has also authored guides to languages, cities and outdoor skills. An avid traveler and backpacker, Kavanagh's path has taken him around the world to many remote destinations including the upper Amazon, Africa, Australia, and the Arctic Circle (and this is just the As). He is also the author of a series of state-specific guides to common species and natural attractions and a children's book on evolution.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781583552834
ISBN-10: 1583552839
Publisher: Waterford Press
Publication Date: March 31st, 2017
Pages: 12
Language: English
Series: Pocket Naturalist Guide