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Roger Tory Peterson

Full Name: Roger Tory Peterson
Gender: Male
Hometown: Jamestown, New York
Born: 1908-08-28
Died: 1996-07-28
Number of Works: 111
Roger Tory Peterson was an American naturalist, ornithologist, artist, and educator, and held to be one of the founding inspirations for the 20th century environmental movement.

ISBN: 0395911729, 9780395911723
Keywords: north, central, america, northeastern, guide, wildflowers, field
Pages: 448
Published: 1968
  • Rating: 80%

Grouped by color and by plant characteristics, 1,293 species in 84 families are described and illustrated. Included here are all the flowers you're most likely to encounter in the eastern and north-central U.S., westward to the Dakotas and southward to North Carolina and Arkansas, as well as the adjacent parts of Canada.
ISBN: 0395864976, 9780395864975
Keywords: naturalist, british, colleague, distinguished, continent, america, record, journey, wild
Pages: 448
Published: 1997
  • Rating: 80%

On an April day in 1953, renowned American naturalist, author, and illustrator Roger Tory Peterson met his British friend James Fisher, an authority on seabirds, in Newfoundland. There they began a strenuous and thrilling hundred-day field trip around the edge of the continent. Part travelogue, part epic natural adventure, their richly illustrated record is "the superlatively good product of ideal circumstances" (Chicago Sunday Tribune).
ISBN: 0618966145, 9780618966141
Keywords: north, america, birds, guide, field, peterson
Pages: 528
Published: 2008
  • Rating: 100%

In celebration of the centennial of Roger Tory Peterson’s birth comes a historic collaboration among renowned birding experts and artists to preserve and enhance the Peterson legacy. This new book combines the Peterson Field Guide to Eastern Birds and Peterson Field Guide to Western Birds into one volume, filled with accessible, concise information and including almost three hours of video podcasts to make bird watching even easier.• 40 new paintings• Digital updates to Peterson’s original paintings, reflecting the latest knowledge of bird identification• All new map
ISBN: 0618758623, 9780618758623
Keywords: adventures, birding, reconsidered, things
Pages: 354
Published: 2006
  • Rating: 80%

A "rara avis" in his own right, ornithologist Roger Tory Peterson was a triple-threat illustrator, photographer, and writer whose 1934 Field Guide to the Birds remains the gold standard for excellence. Now, ten years after Peterson's death, this wonderful book collects the best of his columns from Bird Watcher's Digest -- delightfully discursive essays that include profiles of admired colleagues, gorgeously descriptive travelogues, and deeply felt opinions on a variety of nature and wildlife topics. As for the writing, we defy anyone to resist the timeless appeal of prose like this:
ISBN: 0789208148, 9780789208149
Keywords: america, birds, audubon
Pages: 435
Published: 1981
  • Rating: 100%

One of Abbeville's most spectacular achievements, representing the highest standards in fine art printing, now available at a more economical price. This marvelous edition of Audubon's Birds of America displays all 435 of Audubon's brilliant handcolored engravings in exquisite reproductions taken from the original plates of the Audubon Society's archival copy of the rare Double Elephant Folio. Although many attempts have been made to re-create the magnificent illustrations in Audubon's masterpiece, nothing equals the level of fidelity or scale achieved in this high-quality edition. Completel