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Field Guides

Roger Tory Peterson’s innovative format uses accurate‚ detailed drawings to pinpoint key field marks for quick recognition of species and easy comparison of confusing look-alikes.

Click on the category below for a complete listing within the series.

A Field Guide to the Birds of Eastern and Central North America


A Field Guide to Wildflowers: Northeastern and North-central North America


A Field Guide to Animal Tracks


A Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians: Eastern and Central North America

Reptiles and Amphibians

A Field Guide to Atlantic Coast Fishes: North America


A Field Guide to Insects: America North of Mexico


A Field Guide to Stars and Planets

Earth and Sky

A Field Guide to the Atlantic Seashore: From the Bay of Fundy to Cape Hatteras


A Field Guide to Eastern Forests: North America


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