For nature-lovers, birders, and students of wildlife and biology, keeping a field notebook is essential to accurately recording outdoor observations. This unique guide offers instruction on how to do it--what to look for, what information should be recorded and how to organize it, basic drawing skills using line and color, and incorporating maps and charts, as well as advice on equipment to take in the field and using conventional field guides. A colorful book that will teach and inspire.
Susan Leigh Tomlinson is a paleontologist, artist, and faculty member of Texas Tech University, where she teaches a field craft class in the nature studies program. She lives in Lubbock, Texas.