From the Back Cover
The essential quick reference to the wildlife of one of America's most beloved parks From elk to American dipper and bighorn sheep to Colorado columbine, the stunning wildlife at Rocky Mountain National Park attracts millions of visitors from near and far for viewing and photographing opportunities. This easy-to-use field guide will help you identify more than 200 species of mammals, birds, insects, fish, wildflowers, mushrooms, and more in Rocky Mountain National Park. Information-packed with beautiful photographs, this field guide features: • Vibrant nature photography• Detailed and user-friendly descriptions with notes on size, color, habitat, best season, natural history, and other attributes• Ten suggested nature hikes and wildlife viewing areas• A detailed park map• Handy information about Rocky Mountain National Park, including elevations, ecosystems, geology, and visitor services
About the Author
Ann and Rob Simpson are professional photographers, biologists, and authors, as well as noted national park experts. Their books include Wildflowers of Shenandoah National Park, Yellowstone National Park Pocket Guide (both FalconGuides), and Born Wild in Shenandoah; and their work has been published in numerous magazines including National Geographic.