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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.

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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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Field guides for seven of the eleven field trips scheduled during the 2017 Geological Society of America southeastern section meeting illustrate the geological diversity of Virginia from the Blue Ridge Mountains and Burnsville Cove caves to the Potomac River cliffs and Petersburg batholith.
Thousands of claims professionals also carry one or more of Haag's Damage Assessment Field Guides on every claim, as an aid in deciphering the causes of damage.
Informed and informative, "A Field Guide to the Natural Communities of Michigan" is exceptionally well organized and would prove to be a useful template for the creation of similar field guides for other states.
The beetle pictures and associated text are next to each other (4 images per page), so there is no flipping between color plates and text pages as is found in many field guides.
Course instructor, Marc Gunn said the Amarula Field Guide Scholarship Programme, accredited by the Field Guide Association of South Africa, is a one month intensive course which assists people, already in the tourism industry to further their careers and on successful completion graduate as field guides for tourists.
A high quality product, this book covers Indian birds with the skill and convenience of the best US and European general field guides.
Amateur bird watchers are likely to benefit from these improvements the most; the placement of species in taxonomic order throughout field guides is not necessarily an intuitive arrangement for many.
In a time that was called "the battle of the field guides," many new books came out.
Updated editions of two Warman's field guides are fine picks for any collector, packaged in pocket-sized take-along totes and packed with color illustrations and at-a-glance prices.
The Moving Field Guides (MFG) project is a creative take on site interpretation.
Green Mountain Digital, a US-based digital media publisher, has launched three new field guides in their Audubon Guide Series.
I asked in confusion as I looked at the array of field guides to the birds of Borneo.