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field guide

n.
An illustrated book that provides descriptions to aid in identifying commonly encountered organisms or objects, such as species of wild birds or types of rock.

field′ guide`


n.
a portable illustrated book to help identify birds, plants, rocks, etc., as on a nature walk.
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Noun1.field guide - a guidebook describing natural objects of some type that might be encountered in the field; "a field guide to mushrooms"
guidebook, guide - something that offers basic information or instruction
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This book has a more flexible format than a standard field guide, and the illustrations do not follow any rigid rules for how a species is depicted.
A Field Guide to the Natural Communities of Michigan
Lagoon Time: A Guide to Gray Whales and the Natural History of San Ignacio Lagoon is packed with nearly three hundred images and nine maps, and offers California collections the first complete field guide to the gray whales of the San Ignacio Lagoon in Baja California.
Black (Research Associate, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Poiknt and manager of the 'Plants of Wisconsin' web site) "Field Guide to Wisconsin Grasses" is a profusely illustrated guide to the grasses of the Badger State and deftly organized into five major sections (Morphology: Grass Structure; Agrostology: The Study of Grasses; Grasses in Wisconsin Plant Community; Keys to the Grass Genera of Wisconsin; and Field Guide to Wisconsin Grasses).
The author previously has written several insect books, including "National Wildlife Federation Field Guide to Insects and Spiders & Related Species of North America" and "Field Guide to Beetles of California".
Proofs: High resolution, contract color proofs of covers and 20 text pages of the field guide, plus digital blueline, of entire field guide.
David Busch's compact field guide for the Canon EOS Rebel T3i/600D.
Eight local tourguides completed the Level 1 Field Guide training course funded by the Amarula Trust.
The Africa Adventure Company, a travel company specialising in safari trips to over 14 African countries, revealed on Thursday that Global Travel Publishers has announced the publication of African Safari Journal & Field Guide by Mark Nolting and Duncan Butchart.
The newest of Mark Nolting's guidebooks, the African Safari Journal & Field Guide is a comprehensive, compact travel companion for Africa enthusiasts.
After he personally nominated me for nature educator of the year for North America, I spent considerable time with country's greatest field guide illustrator, Roger Tory Peterson.
We see the Field Guide activity index as a tool to help people share and discover the treasures all around our state," says Chris D'Arcy, executive director of the Cultural Trust.