Animal Tracks: A Falcon Field Guide (Falcon Field Guide Series)

By Todd Telander

Animal Tracks is one in a chain of entire, nature-based field courses in a pocket-size trim with transparent, full-color illustrations for simple topic id.

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Three Pikas (Family Ochotonidae) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . four Rabbits, Hares (Family Leporidae) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . five Beavers (Family Castoridae) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . eight Nutrias (Family Capromyidae) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . nine Porcupines (Family Erethizontidae) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Pocket Gophers (Family Geomyidae) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . eleven Pocket Mice, Kangaroo Rats (Family Heteromyidae) . . . . . 12 Mice (Family Muridae) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Squirrels (Family Sciuridae) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 leaping Mice (Family Dipodidae) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Voles, Woodrats, Muskrats (Family Cricetidae) . . . . . . . . . 24 Coyotes, Wolves, Foxes (Family Canidae) . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Bears (Family Ursidae) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Ringtails, Raccoons (Family Procyonidae) . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Mustelids (Family Mustelidae) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Skunks (Family Mephitidae) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . forty four Cats (Family Felidae) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . forty six Deer, Elk, Moose (Family Cervidae) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . forty nine Pronghorn (Family Antilocapridae) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . fifty four Sheep, Goats, Bison (Family Bovidae) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . fifty five Wild Boars (Family Suidae) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . fifty eight Peccaries (Family Tayassuidae) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . fifty nine Armadillos (Family Dasypodidae) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 AnimalTracks_4pp. indd three 3/23/12 2:21 PM Birds geese, ducks (Family Anatidae) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . sixty two Pheasants, Grouse, Turkeys (Family Phasianidae) . . . . . . . sixty four Loons (Family Gaviidae) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . sixty seven Cormorants (Family Phalacrocoracidae) . . . . . . . . . . . . . sixty eight Pelicans (Family Pelecanidae) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . sixty nine Herons, Egrets (Family Ardeidae) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70 Hawks, Eagles (Family Accipitridae) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . seventy one Rails, Coots (Family Rallidae) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . seventy three Cranes (Family Gruidae) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . seventy four Plovers (Family Charadriidae) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . seventy five Avocets, Stilts (Family Recurvirostridae) . . . . . . . . . . . . . seventy six Gulls, Terns (Family Laridae) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . seventy seven common Owls (Family Strigidae) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . seventy eight Woodpeckers (Family Picidae) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . seventy nine Jays, Crows (Family Corvidae) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . eighty Thrushes (Family Turdidae) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . eighty two Reptiles Fence Lizards (Family Iguanidae) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . eighty four Snapping Turtles (Family Chelydridae) . . . . . . . . . . . . . eighty five Alligators (Family Alligatoridae) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86 Snakes (Suborder Serpentes) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87 Amphibians Toads (Family Bufonidae) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89 precise Frogs (Family Ranidae) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ninety Newts (Family Salamandridae) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ninety two Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ninety five concerning the Author/Illustrator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ninety six iv AnimalTracks_4pp. indd four 3/23/12 2:21 PM Introduction The tracks that animals go away usually are not in basic terms symptoms of what species they're but additionally clues as to their existence background, habitats, and events. Wild animals are often cautious of people, and masses in their job continues to be undetected by way of our eyes. yet no matter if they themselves should not noticeable, they go away a checklist in their lifestyles through their tracks.

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