Stokes Beginner's Guide to Bats (Paperback)

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A pocket-size, brilliantly colorful, simple-to-use guide to bats, containing dozens of full-color photographs that enable readers of all ages to identify the most common species; range maps; tips on the best times to view bats, information on habitat needs, life cycle, food preferences; and much more.

Whether you're intrigued by the amazing ability of bats to eat over 1,000 insects per hour or want to identify bats roosting or in flight, you'll find everything you need in this easy-to-use guide. The Stokes Beginner's Guide to Bats is factually, visually, and organizationally superior to any other beginner's guide. Special features include:
  • Coverage of the 45 species in North America, including all of the endangered species
  • User-friendly color tab index for quick reference
  • Brilliant full-color photographs of each species
  • Information about the benefits of bats, which devour thousands of harmful insects
  • Up-to-date range maps
  • Plans for building a bat house and other ways to attract bats
  • Details on habitat, bat biology, food preferences, and much more



 

About the Author


Donald and Lilian Stokes are widely recognized as America's foremost authorities on birds and nature. They are the hosts of the PBS series BirdWatch with Don and Lilian Stokes. Their books include the bestselling Stokes Field Guide to Birds (Eastern and Western editions). 
Kim Williams and Rob Mies are leading authorities in bat conservation throughout North America and founded the Organization for Bat Conservation. They have collectively authored more than 17 publications on bats. 


Product Details
ISBN: 9780316816588
ISBN-10: 0316816582
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Publication Date: April 29th, 2002
Pages: 160
Language: English
Series: Stokes Beginner's Guide