Wildlife of the Pacific Northwest

Tracking and Identifying Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, and Invertebrates

Written, photographed, and Illustrated by David Moskowitz

Wildlife of the Pacific Northwest“Chock full of useful, detailed information and stunning photography.”  Bren Dismuke, Island Park News

“This book is a delight to peruse or use in detail. … It is a beautiful functional field guide for anyone who appreciates nature.”  American Reference Books Annual

“Belongs in every pack and is a must-have for nature lovers of all ages and skill level. A useful guide for Pacific Northwest naturalists.”  ScienceBlogs.com

Wild animals fascinate, yet are rarely seen. It is possible, however — if you know what to look for and where, and if you understand what you see — to increase your chances of wildlife sightings, whether you are far from civilization or right in your own backyard.

Wildlife of the Pacific Northwest includes illustrated descriptions for more than 180 mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and invertebrates most common in Washington, Oregon, British Columbia, northern California, Idaho, and western Montana. With more than 460 photographs, hundreds of scale drawings, and more than 90 distribution maps, it belongs in every pack and is a must-have for nature lovers of all ages and skill levels.


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This field guide instantly become my favorite tracking guide. David Moskowitz has a masterful way of teaching wildlife tracking and animal behavior that makes this guide very user friendly for beginners and expert trackers alike. I recommend this book to anyone who spends time in the outdoors and has interest in animal behavior and/or wildlife tracking.

S. David Scott, co-author of Bird Feathers: A Guide to North American Species.