Gettysburg: The Nature of a Battlefield

A Guide to Birds and Flowers in the Gettysburg National Military Park

Patricia Rich

This full-color, photographic field guide identifies the natural treasures of the Gettysburg National Military Park's thriving ecosystem. Over 160 stunning color photos of flowers and birds, accompanied by common and scientific names with brief, informative text. Ideal for Gettysburg visitors, armchair naturalists, and nature photographers.
Date Published :
April 2015
Publisher :
Gettysburg Publishing
Editor :
Lana Taylor
Illustration :
166
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Paperback
ISBN : 9780983863151
Pages : 180
Dimensions : 8.5 X 5.5 inches
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$24.95

Overview
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Thanks to years of dedicated preservation efforts, the Gettysburg National Military Park has evolved into a thriving, diverse ecosystem. It is home to many native, and introduced, species of plants and birds. This full-color, photographic field guide identifies the natural treasures of the Military Park's trails and fields. Over 160 stunning color photos are accompanied by common and scientific names with brief, informative text. Ideal for Gettysburg visitors, armchair naturalists, and nature photographers.

About The Author
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Patricia Rich was raised in southern Maryland and developed an early interest in history. Starting with their honeymoon in Gettysburg nearly 30 years ago, she and her husband are still regular visitors to the battlefield. Patricia's photography is now featured in her Gettysburg Landscapes Calendar, prints, and notecards. A graphic designer by trade, Patricia lives in North Point, Maryland, an area steeped in history of the War of 1812, with her husband and cats.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
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Acknowledgments
Preface
Flowers: Yellow
Flowers: Orange
Flowers: Red/Pink
Flowers: Purple/Blue
Flowers: White
Flowering Trees
Birds: Prey/Scavenger
Birds: Tree-Clinging
Birds: Perching
Birds: Water

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