Book Review – Dragonflies and Damselflies of the West

Dragonflies and Damselflies of the West – Dennis Paulson Dragonflies and Damselflies of the West Dennis Paulson Princeton University Press Paperback 535 pages 2009 Living in British Columbia, I’m fortunate to have a copy of Rob Cannings Introducing the Dragonflies of British Columbia and Yukon as a field guide when I’m out photographing dragonflies or practicing a little catch and …

Book Review – The Crossley ID Guide (Eastern Birds)

Crossley ID Guide (Eastern Birds) The Crossley ID Guide: Eastern Birds Richard Crossley Princeton University Press Cloth Flexibound 544 pages 2011 I have to admit that I was initially pretty skeptical about the huge hype surrounding Richard Crossley’s new field guide The Crossley ID Guide: Eastern Birds. It’s been described as “mind-blowing,” “revolutionary,” and “unconventional,” among countless other superlatives. What …

Book Review – Field Guide to Insects and Spiders of North America

Win a copy of Field Guide to Insects and Spiders of North America – see contest details below. National Wildlife Federation Field Guide to Insects and Spiders of North America Arthur V. Evans Sterling Publishing Company Paperback 497 pages 2007 I’ve been waiting for a rainy evening to review a copy of Field Guide to Insects and Spiders of North America …

Book Review – Field Guide to Birds of North America

Win a copy of Field Guide to Birds of North America – see contest details below. National Wildlife Federation Field Guide to Birds of North America Edward S. Brinkley Sterling Publishing Company Paperback 527 pages 2007 I’m always looking for good natural history reference books and discovered the National Wildlife Federation’s Field Guide to Birds of North America while browsing …