Field Guide to Urban Wildlife

Common Animals of Cities & Suburbs How They Adapt & Thrive

Book Description

  • Identify and understand the wildlife most commonly found living near humans--and how they've adapted to thrive in cities and suburbs
  • The first field guide of its type ever published
  • Species accounts for 135 common urban North American mammals, birds, and insects
  • Explores the relationships between animals and humans

  • About the Author

    Julie Feinstein is collection manager of the Ambrose Monell Cryo Collection at the American Museum of Natural History. She has authored numerous scientific papers and has done biological field research in the rainforests of French Guiana and Peru and the cloud forest of Taiwan. An avid birder, Feinstein has been birdwatching in every continent except Australia and Antarctica. She blogs about urban wildlife at She lives in Brooklyn.

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