Alabama Wildlife Volumes 1-4
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With its many aquatic and terrestrial habitats,
Volume 1, A Checklist of Vertebrates and Selected Invertebrates: Aquatic Mollusks, Fish, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds, and Mammals
This is a field guide to all vertebrates and many important invertebrates found within the state. It provides brief descriptions of each species, including scientific and common names, range, habitat, and level of conservation concern.
Color photographs are included for many species.
Volume 2, Imperiled Aquatic Wildlife
Volume 3, Imperiled Terrestrial Wildlife
These volumes provide a closer focus on the vertebrates and invertebrates of special interest within the state, many of which are rare and endangered.
Each contains expanded species descriptions that include anatomic features, more detailed habitat and distribution information, and distribution maps.
Together, Volumes 2 and 3 provide a detailed review of at-risk
Entries in these volumes also describe the factors that place each species in danger.
Volume 4, Conservation and Management Recommendations for Imperiled Taxa
This book is divided into three sections:
Although this book is directed at the professional wildlife researcher involved in the study and protection of endangered populations, it is written so the layperson can understand it and follow the wildlife management recommendations on their private lands.
For additional information call the Wildlife Section at 334-242-3469.