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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Animal tracks,
  • Animal behavior,
  • Tracking and trailing

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesAnimal tracking.
Statementby Donald W. Stokes and Lillian Q. Stokes ; illustrations by Leslie Holt Morrill ; range maps by Leslie Cowperthwaite ; tracks by Donald W. Stokes.
SeriesStokes nature guides
ContributionsStokes, Lillian Q.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL768 .S76 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 418 p. :
Number of Pages418
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2542325M
ISBN 100316817309
LC Control Number85023994

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  The Scouting Guide to Tracking: An Officially-Licensed Book of the Boy Scouts of America: Essential Skills for Identifying and Trailing Animals (A BSA Scouting Guide) Len McDougall out of 5 stars /5(12). Stokes Guide to Animal Tracking and Behavior. With these handy paperback reference guides, illustrated throughout with black-and-white line drawings, nature watchers know what to look for and how to interpret what they see/5. The tracking world has long awaited a book to rival Olaus Murie's "A Field Guide to Animal Tracks," which has been the field standard for years. Elbroch's book covers some new ground, bringing together coverage of subjects that previously were found only in specialized, and not widely available, publications/5(99). A Field Guide to Mammal Tracking in North America, James Halfpenny, Johnson Books, Boulder, CO A Field Guide to Tracking Animals in Snow, Louise Forrest, Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, PA Tom Brown's Field Guide to Nature Observation and Tracking, Tom Brown and Brandt Morgan, Berkeley Publishing.

  Other tracking field guides have of course been published, but I have not yet reviewed them, including Stokes Guide to Animal Tracking and Behavior, Animal Tracks and Signs: Track Over Animals From Big Cats to Backyard Birds, and Tracking and Reading Sign: A Guide to Mastering the Original Forensic Science, for instance. There are also some good wildlife tracking books that aren’t field guides. For the begginer to seasoned trackers, very informative, details the methods of tracking with plenty of explanations of procedures used. Tracking and the. Art of Seeing. A comprehensive guide to animal tracking covers rodents, rabbits, weasels, racoons, foxes, coyotes, deer, sheep, elk, moose, and bears. Unique to tracking guides on the market, this one includes scores of track interpretation examples. pages. And now, combine this field guide with two workbooks described below, written to provide you with lots of practice on track identification, gaits and track interpretation. Guide to Animal Tracking Sign Tracking The first thing to learn about tracking is knowing where to look for animals. Much of this is done by what is called "sign tracking". Signs are anything besides a track proper that is an indication of an animal - e.g. trails, scat (animal waste), etc. About 1/2 of tracking is sign tracking the otherFile Size: KB.

By Donald W. Stokes, , Published on 01/01/ Recommended Citation. Stokes, Donald W., , "A Guide To Animal Tracking And Behavior" ().Cited by: Animal Track Identification Guide The black and white sketches in this guide represent actual size tracks for an adult animal. 5 Small Birds junko tracks crow track in snow Other bird tracks in this guide: Duck page 11 Goose page 13 Grouse page 14 Gull page 14 Wild turkey page 25 junko Crows StudyWorks! Online StudyWorks! OnlineFile Size: 1MB. OA Guide to Animal Tracking by Rick Curtis “The earth is a manuscript, being written and unwritten every day. The Pine Barrens are a geological track, the Mississippi River is a track, and so are the Rocky Mountains. The track/print/geology is made and then slowly worn down or built upon by the forces of natural erosion and gravity. Gravity File Size: 87KB. This portable Animal Tracking Guide features information on tracks, scat, and other signs for a wide variety of North American animals. There are comprehensive sections on not only tracks, but also bedding areas, feeding sites, and other signs that will help you get close to your game, or avoid animals you'd rather steer clear : $