Pocket Guides

Pocket ID Guides

Mass Audubon has published eight field guides, which are perfect for any curious naturalist—or the parent of one. They are beautifully and accurately illustrated, inexpensive, durable, easy to carry, and crammed with fascinating information about the natural world. Wholesale orders welcome.

Paddlers Guide to New England River Habitats

The perfect companion as you meander down any New England river. The Paddlers Guide highlights plants and animals that are commonly found while navigating through these waterways.

A Guide to Northeastern Dragonflies and Damselflies

Over 100 species are featured, including full-color portraits and brief accounts of more than 50. Now you can easily identify these beautiful, fascinating, and beneficial insects as you fish, swim, or just relax near your favorite lake, pond or stream.

A Guide to Northeastern Butterflies and Butterfly Gardening

Highlights all common butterfly species of the Northeast and includes flight times, capsule description, and food and nectaring plants. Other features include life history, migration, tips on identification, and gardening.

Beachcombers Guide to the North Atlantic Seashore

More that 60 tide-pool, wrack-line, and beach species, plus descriptions of how beaches work, the marine food web, and tidal mudflats.

Whale Watchers Guide to the North Atlantic

Whales, birds, fish, turtles, seals, and dolphins—features more than 60 species you might see on your next marine cruise.

Guide to Backyard Birds of Eastern North America

Over 40 common neighborhood birds, plus urban birds and birds beyond the backyard. Includes information on bird migration and attracting birds in any season.

Pond Watchers Guide to Ponds and Vernal Pool of Eastern North America

More than 60 species of amphibians, reptiles, and invertebrates; descriptions of pond habitats and the seasons of a vernal pool.

Guide to the Cloud Forest of Monteverde, Costa Rica

Nearly 100 species of tropical plants, insects, reptiles, amphibians, birds, and mammals.