Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Peterson Field Guide to Animal Tracks (Peterson Field Guides)” as Want to Read:
Peterson Field Guide to Animal Tracks (Peterson Field Guides)
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Peterson Field Guide to Animal Tracks

(Peterson Field Guides #9)

4.16  ·  Rating details ·  213 ratings  ·  7 reviews
Roger Tory Peterson's unique identification system explains exactly what features to look for to tell one species from another. In each Peterson Field Guide, an author with expertise in the subject and an experienced artist work closely with the editors to ensure that both text and illustrations are accurate. This edition includes 100 color photographs of tracks and signs, ...more
Paperback, Third Edition, 432 pages
Published November 10th 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (first published January 1st 1954)
More Details... Edit Details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Peterson Field Guide to Animal Tracks, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Peterson Field Guide to Animal Tracks

Community Reviews

Showing 1-30
Average rating 4.16  · 
Rating details
 ·  213 ratings  ·  7 reviews


More filters
 | 
Sort order
Nikki
Jul 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I can't remember how long it's been since I last read a guide like this; this is definitely one of the best on the market. It's thorough and detailed without being pretentious, definitely by animal lovers for animal lovers.
Jamie
Jun 22, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I think I read this many years ago but it's never a bad idea to refresh one's memory. As far as I'm concerned, this is the best book I've ever read concerning animal tracks and traces. I have another somewhere that I have not yet read though; it seems more appealing and updated but until I read it I must give this field guide the 5 stars that it deserves.
Foxtower
Jan 25, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: florafauna
I've had great fun with this book, an easy to use and clearly illustrated guide to tracks and scat(AKA poop!. it goes beyond just illustrations of tracks and scat (ewww POOP!) and talks about the animals habits and habitats. A book that certainly enriches the experience of walking through the woods on a snowy day! (YUK POOP!)
James
Jun 28, 2008 rated it it was amazing
The only animal track/sign book worth having. Not because the others are so terrible, but rather because this one is so good.
Don Gubler
Sep 06, 2012 rated it liked it
Shelves: mental-acuity
If you want to know something you avail yourself of resources like this.
Kham
Jan 23, 2008 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Actually the book discusses how to identify scat as much as tracks. I found most of the poo looks the same in the book, and probably will in the field as well, guess it's not my cup of tea.
Robert Hult
rated it it was amazing
Sep 07, 2013
Michael
rated it really liked it
May 25, 2013
Sean
rated it liked it
May 25, 2010
Katherine A. Trotter
rated it it was amazing
Feb 10, 2016
Jason Mateljak
rated it really liked it
Dec 27, 2015
Chris
rated it liked it
Jan 17, 2012
Eliza A. H. Lord
rated it liked it
Jun 27, 2012
Saul Alvarado
rated it really liked it
Oct 14, 2019
Elizabeth Sims
rated it it was amazing
Mar 12, 2017
K
rated it liked it
Apr 04, 2018
Ben
rated it it was amazing
Jun 27, 2012
Leilah Thiel
rated it liked it
Aug 14, 2013
Emily
rated it really liked it
Aug 26, 2019
Barry
rated it it was amazing
Jul 07, 2012
Mark Hines
rated it really liked it
Aug 23, 2015
James
rated it it was amazing
Jun 07, 2008
Karl Ito
rated it it was amazing
Apr 08, 2015
Joey
rated it it was amazing
Aug 14, 2010
Kat Hentsch
rated it liked it
Nov 01, 2014
Amanda
rated it really liked it
Mar 24, 2010
Lisa Schuyler
rated it it was amazing
Jul 16, 2019
Sean
rated it really liked it
Oct 12, 2009
Daniel Hamel
rated it it was amazing
Jun 24, 2015
Nick Vittum
rated it it was amazing
Jul 04, 2013
« previous 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Readers also enjoyed

  • A Field Guide to Western Birds: A Completely New Guide to Field Marks of All Species Found in North America West of the 100th Meridian and North of Mexico
  • Kaufman Field Guide to Insects of North America
  • National Audubon Society Field Guide to Insects and Spiders: North America
  • A Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants: Eastern and Central North America
  • National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Reptiles and Amphibians
  • The Sibley Guide to Bird Life & Behavior
  • A Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians: Eastern and Central North America
  • Tracking and the Art of Seeing: How to Read Animal Tracks and Sign
  • A Field Guide to Eastern Trees: Eastern United States and Canada, Including the Midwest
  • National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Trees: Eastern Region
  • A Field Guide to Medicinal Plants and Herbs
  • Animal: The Definitive Visual Guide to the World's Wildlife
  • Tom Brown's Field Guide to Nature Observation and Tracking
  • National Audubon Society Field Guide to Weather: North America
  • A Peterson Field Guide to Insects: America North of Mexico
  • Newcomb’s Wildflower Guide
  • National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds: Western Region (National Audubon Society Field Guide)
  • Reef Fish Identification: Florida Caribbean Bahamas
See similar books…

Goodreads is hiring!

If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you.
Learn more »
Olaus Murie called the "father of modern elk management", was a naturalist, author, and wildlife biologist who did groundbreaking field research on a variety of large northern mammals. He also served as president of The Wilderness Society, The Wildlife Society, and as director of the Izaak Walton League. With his wife, Mardie Murie, he successfully campaigned to enlarge the boundaries of the Olymp ...more

Other books in the series

Peterson Field Guides (1 - 10 of 54 books)
  • A Field Guide to the Birds of Eastern and Central North America
  • A Field Guide to Western Birds: A Completely New Guide to Field Marks of All Species Found in North America West of the 100th Meridian and North of Mexico
  • A Field Guide to Shells: Atlantic and Gulf Coasts and the West Indies
  • A Field Guide to Eastern Butterflies
  • Peterson Field Guide to Mammals of North America
  • A Field Guide to Pacific Coast Shells
  • A Peterson Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals
  • A Field Guide to the Birds of Britain and Europe
  • Ferns of Northeastern and Central North America
  • A Field Guide to Trees and Shrubs: Northeastern and north-central United States and southeastern and south-central Canada