Field Guides By

On Our Website: Video Podcasts!

Richly illustrated with paintings, photographs, and sound recordings of featured birds, these video podcasts are an entertaining and educational supplement to the Peterson Field Guide to Birds of North America. You may view and download three hours of podcasts from our web site. Choose from the cateogries below:

Family Overviews Species Profiles Biography Tutorials

A Field Guide to Eastern Forests: North America

John C. Kricher
Gordon Morrison (Illustrated by)
John C. Kricher (Photographs by)

Covers the flora and fauna found in forests of eastern North America. Includes 53 color plates with multiple illustrations.

A Field Guide to Trees and Shrubs: Northeastern and north-central United States and southeastern and south-centralCanada

Covers 646 species. Illustrated with drawings throughout.

A Field Guide to Venomous Animals and Poisonous Plants: North America North of Mexico

Covers 90 venomous animals and more than 250 poisonous plants and fungi. Includes 500 illustrations.

A Field Guide to Western Trees: Western United States and Canada

Covers 387 species. Includes 47 color plates with multiple illustrations.

Introducing the founder of our field guide series:
Roger Tory Peterson

Roger Tory Peterson, the artist, the photographer, the writer, the guide who turned the skies into a cathedral for the worship of living things ... [is] one of America's most talented men.

- PETER JENNINGS, ABC World News Tonight, recognizing Roger Tory Peterson as Person of the Week.

Learn More About Roger Tory Peterson