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Chesapeake almanac: following the bay through the seasons

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Tidewater Publishers,
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1st ed.
Where do the Chesapeake Bay's sea turtles come from in the summer, and where do they go in winter? Where do swans come from when they arrive in the region in November? Why do fishermen and sailors consistently see monarch butterflies out over the open bay in late summer?Chesapeake Almanac: Following the Bay through the Seasons answers those questions and more. The fascinating natural history sketches in this book will enable those who love the Chesapeake to tune in to the bay's creatures and seasonal events. The fishing enthusiast will discover things that help him or her catch more bluefish or white perch; the bird watcher and the hiker will learn when to look for the appearance of the ospreys in the spring and the geese in the fall. The cruising sailor drinking morning coffee while anchored in a quiet cove will learn why a great blue heron stalks the shallows in summer; the canoeist will discover when to look for wild marsh flowers.
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Grouping Title chesapeake almanac following the bay through the seasons
Grouping Author williams john page
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subject_facet Natural history -- Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.)
Seasons -- Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.)
title_display Chesapeake almanac : following the bay through the seasons
title_full Chesapeake almanac : following the bay through the seasons / by John Page Williams, Jr. ; illustrations by Alice Jane Lippson
title_short Chesapeake almanac :
title_sub following the bay through the seasons
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Natural history