Filled With Concise Descriptions And Stunning Photographs, The National Audubon Society Field Guide To Florida Belongs In The Home Of Every Florida Resident And In The Suitcase Or Backpack Of Every Visitor This Compact Volume Contains An Easy To Use Field Guide For Identifying 1,000 Of The State S Wildflowers, Trees, Mushrooms, Mosses, Fishes, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds, Butterflies, Mammals, And Much A Complete Overview Of Florida S Natural History, Covering Geology, Wildlife Habitats, Ecology, Fossils, Rocks And Minerals, Clouds And Weather Patterns And Night Sky An Extensive Sampling Of The Area S Best Parks, Preserves, Beaches, Forests, Islands, And Wildlife Sanctuaries, With Detailed Descriptions And Visitor Information For 50 Sites And Notes On Dozens Of Others.The Guide Is Packed With Visual Information The 1,500 Full Color Images Include Than 1,300 Photographs, 14 Maps, And 16 Night Sky Charts, As Well As 150 Drawings Explaining Everything From Geological Processes To The Basic Features Of Different Plants And Animals For Everyone Who Lives Or Spends Time In Florida, There Can Be No Finer Guide To The Area S Natural Surroundings Than The National Audubon Society Field Guide To Florida. Good overview of the state s ecosystems and natural splendors followed by in depth exploration of plants, insects, snakes, fishes, mammals, and so on For visitors whose home turf doesn t feature mangrov
Of all the Audubon regional field guides, this is only one devoted to a single state All the others cover an entire region of the United States Now that I ve been in Florida for awhile, I can see why that was a neces
Lots of great information I was really looking for something that listed edible and non edible plants that grow wild in Florida This book lists some like the coco plum , but not all It s fairly basic and I wouldn t trust it for a guide on wild foraging. Although it s not very complete, this guide gives a great overview of species common in Florida Well organized and easy to get to what you re looking for But definitely should be supplemented with specific guides, as there s a LOT missing here. A great and handy field guide to natural Florida has Flora, Fauna, Stars, Weather, Geology I keep a copy in my car and use it all the time Perfect size to stuff in a big pocket, small bag, or purse. A good field guide Well arranged Compact.portable and easy to use.
- 448 pages
- National Audubon Society Field Guide to Florida
- Peter Alden
- 11 February 2017 Peter Alden