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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 Trees: Eastern United States and Canada, Including the Midwest

Covers 455 species of trees. Includes 59 plates (b/w and color) with multiple illustrations.

A Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants: Eastern and central North America

Lee Allen Peterson
Roger Tory Peterson (Illustrated by)
Lee Allen Peterson (Illustrated by)
Lee Allen Peterson (Photographs by)

Covers more than 400 wild plants. Includes almost 500 illustrations (b/w and color).

A Field Guide to Mushrooms: North America

Covers more than 1,000 species of mushrooms. Includes more than 700 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 Western Medicinal Plants and Herbs:

Covers nearly 500 species. Includes more than 530 color photographs.

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