Stan Tekiela

Stan Tekiela

Naturalist, wildlife photographer and writer Stan Tekiela is the author of more than 175 field guides, nature books, children’s books, wildlife audio CDs, puzzles and playing cards, presenting many species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, trees, wildflowers and cacti in the United States.

With a Bachelor of Science degree in Natural History from the University of Minnesota and as an active professional naturalist for more than 25 years, Stan studies and photographs wildlife throughout the United States and Canada.

He has received various national and regional awards for his books and photographs. Also a well-known columnist and radio personality, his syndicated column appears in more than 25 newspapers and his wildlife programs are broadcast on a number of Midwest radio stations.

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The Bird-Watching Basics series provides an introduction to bird-watching for beginners. Part “how to” information and part bird identification guide, each of the 5.25″ x 7.25″ books focuses on one of 7 specific regions within the United States. Each book includes more than 50 common and important bird species of a given region—organized by color for ease of use. Full-color photography is paired with headings and small blocks of text for convenient browsing of information. The high-quality paperback books feature rounded corners for added visual appeal. Each regional book is 176 to 192 pages and priced at $16.95.


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