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Field Guide to the Natural World of New York City

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New York just might be the most biologically diverse city in temperate America. The five boroughs sit atop one of the most naturally rich sites in North America, directly under the Atlantic migratory flyway, at the mouth of a 300-mile-long river, and on three islands—Manhattan, Staten, and Long.

Leslie Day, a New York City naturalist, reveals this amazing world in her Field
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Paperback, 356 pages
Published October 19th 2007 by Johns Hopkins University Press
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Ann
Aug 29, 2012 Ann rated it really liked it
This is so much more than a field guide. Despite being understandably limited in the parks and species it chooses to cover, this book fills an important need and makes great strides toward promoting a green image of New York City that fights the common stereotypes. Plus it's just a beautiful book - gorgeous illustrations, good layout, high production values all around.
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Lovely and surprising guide to nature and wilderness in the city.
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