With practical guidance, helpful tips, and informative overviews of each location, The Wildlife of New England invites you to discover more than 80 wildlife-viewing areas around New England.
• Where are you most likely to spot a moose, black bear, or otter in the wild?
• On what hilltop can you see thousands of migrating hawks in a single day?
• Where might you see a basking shark, seal, or sea star?
Experienced nature writer and photographer John S. Burk answers these questions and more in this unique guidebook. Organized by state, each viewing location is discussed in detail, including its natural habitats and their unique features, characteristic species to watch for and when to see them, and recommended trails, auto roads, and driving directions. The Wildlife of New England also offers informative introductions to 60 of the region's iconic animals organized by their natural habitats and shown in stunning photographs, many in color.
JOHN S. BURK is a writer, photographer, and researcher who has written and worked for the AMC Images of America series, Harvard University Forest, Natural New England magazine, and local conservation groups.
"In The Wildlife of New England (University of New Hampshire), John S. Burk suggests more than 80 places to see wildlife and highlights which species to watch . . . and [which] trails to take for optimum viewing."—Boston Globe
"Even if you've lived in New England for decades and tromped its many trails, you'll see it anew through the keen eyes and wit of John Burk. Burk not only shows you wildlife, he evokes the wilderness still thriving in this densely populated region. This book is more than instruction; it is an invitation."—Elizabeth Farnsworth, author of Peterson Field Guide to Ferns and The Connecticut River Boating Guide: Source to Sea