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Books

Birds

Backyard Bird Song (cassette or CD) 
Richard K. Walton and R. W. Lawson
(Peterson Field Guide) Houghton Mifflin Co, 1991

Birding by Ear: A Guide to Bird-Song Identification - Eastern and Central North America
R. K. Walton and R. W. Lawson
(Peterson Field Guide Series) Houghton Mifflin Co, 1989 (cassette or CD)

Birds of Mississippi
William H. Turcotte and David L. Watts
University Press of Mississippi, 1999

A Field Guide to the Birds of Eastern and Central North America
Roger Tory Peterson & Virginia Marie Peterson
(Peterson Field Guide Series) 5th ed., Houghton Mifflin, 2002

Field Guide to the Birds of North America
National Geographic Society, 4th., 2002

A Guide to Mississippi Bird Songs (cassette)
William H. Turcotte (Out of Print)
Ms Department of Wildlife Conservation, 1985

National Audubon Society, The Sibley Guide to Birds
David Allen Sibley
Knopf, 2000

Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America
David Allen Sibley
Knopf, 2003

 

Invertebrates

Butterflies and Moths: A Guide to the More Common American Species
Robert T. Mitchell and Herbert S. Zim
Golden Press, 1977

Butterflies Through Binoculars
Jeffery Glassberg
Oxford University Press, 1993

Dragonflies Through Binoculars: A Field and Finding Guide to 
Dragonflies of North America

Sidney W. Dunkle
Oxford University Press, 2000

A Field Guide to Common Texas Insects
B. M. Drees and John A. Jackman
Gulf Publishing Company, 1998

A Field Guide to Eastern Butterflies
Paul A. Opler
(Peterson Field Guide) Houghton Mifflin, 1992

A Field Guide to Spiders and Scorpions of Texas
John A. Jackson
Gulf Publishing Company, 1997

A Guide to Spiders and Their Kin
Herbert W. Levi and Lorna R. Levi
Golden Press, 1968

Peterson First Guide to Caterpillars of North America
Amy Bartlett Wright
(Peterson First Guides) Houghton Mifflin, 1993

Stokes Beginner's Guide to Dragonflies and Damselflies
Blair Nikula and Jackie Sones
Little, Brown and Company, 2002

Texas Bug Book: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Malcolm Beck
University of Texas Press, 1999

 

Fish

A Field Guide to Freshwater Fishes: North America North of Mexico
Lawrence M. Page and Brooks M. Burr
(Peterson Field Guide)  Houghton Mifflin, 1991

Fishes of Alabama and the Mobile Basin
M.  F. Mettee, Patrick E. O'Neil, and J. Malcolm Pierson
Oxmoor House, 1996

Fishes of Missouri
William L. Pflieger
Missouri Department of Conservation, rev. 1997

The Fishes of Tennessee
David A. Etnier and Wayne C. Starnes
University of Tennessee Press, 1993

Fishes of the Gulf of Mexico, Texas, Louisiana, and Adjacent Waters
H. Dickson Hoese and Richard H. Moore
Texas A&M University Press, 1998

Adjacent Waters
H. Dickson Hoese and Richard H. Moore
Texas A&M University Press, 1998

Inland Fishes of Mississippi
Stephen T. Ross
University Press of Mississippi, 2001

Peterson First Guide to Caterpillars of North America
Amy Bartlett Wright
(Peterson First Guides) Houghton Mifflin, 1993

 

Fossils

Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Fossils
Ida Thompson
Knopf, 1982

The Collector's Guide to Fossil Sharks and Rays from the Cretaceous of Texas
Bruce J. Welton and Roger F. Farish
Before Time, 1993

Fossil Vertebrates of Alabama
John T. Thurmond and Douglas E. Jones
University of Alabama Press, 1981

Fossil Vertebrates of Florida
Richard Hulbert
University Press of Florida, 2001

Fossils in America: Their Nature, Origin, Identification and Classification, and a Range Guide to Collecting Sites
Jay Ellis Ransom 
Harper & Row, 1964

Lost Worlds in Alabama Rocks: A Guide to the State's 
Ancient Life and Landscapes

Jim Lacefield, 2000

Mammalian Osteology
B. Miles Gilbert
Published by Gilbert, 1980

A Pictorial Guide to Fossils
Gerard R. Case
Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1982

 

Mammals

A Field Guide to Mammals of North America
Fiona A. Reid
(Peterson Field Guide) Houghton Mifflin, 4th ed., 2006

Handbook of Mammals of the South-Central States
Jerry R. Choate, J. Knox Jones, Jr., and Clyde Jones
Louisiana Sate University Press, 1994

Mammal Tracks and Sign: A Guide to North American Species
Mark Elbroch
Stackpole Books, 2003

The Mammals of Louisiana and its Adjacent Waters
George H. Lowery
Louisiana State University, 1974

Mammals of North America
Roland Kays and Don Wilson
Princeton University Press, 2002

The Marine Mammals of the Gulf of Mexico
Bernd Wursig, Thomas A. Jefferson and David J. Schmidly
Texas A & M University Press, 2000

Mississippi Land Mammals: Distribution, Identification, Ecological Notes
James L. Wolfe
Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, 
Mississippi Game and Fish Commission, 1971

The Wild Mammals of Missouri
C. W. Schwartz and Elizabeth R. Schwartz
Missouri Department of Conservation, 1981

 

Plants

Ferns and Wildflowers of Tishomingo State Park
Fred T. Searcy
Mississippi State Park Commission, 1977

A Field Guide to Southern Mushrooms
Nancy S. Weber and A. H. Smith
University of Michigan, 1985

An Illustrated Guide to Tidal Marsh Plants of Mississippi and Adjacent States
Lionel Eleuterius
Pelican Press, 1990

Louisiana Ferns and Fern Allies
John W. Thieret (Out of Print)
University of Southwestern Louisiana, 1980

A Mississippi Woodland Fern Portfolio
George H. Dukes, Jr.
Poplar Petal Publishers, 2002

Mushrooms of Mississippi: and Other Fungi and Protists
George H. Dukes, Jr.
Poplar Petal Publishers, 2000

National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Trees
Elbert L. Little
Knopf, 1994

Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of the Southeast: Landscaping Uses and Identification
Leonard E. Foote and Samuel B. Jones
Timber Press, 1989

Trees, Shrubs, and Woody Vines of Louisiana
Charles M Allen, Dawn Allen Newman, and Harry H. Winters
Allen's Native Ventrues, 2002

Trees of the Southeastern U. S. 
Wilbur H. Duncan and Marion B. Duncan
University of Georgia Press, 1988. Reprinted, 1992.

Wildflowers of Mississippi
S. Lee Timme
University Press of Mississippi, 1989

Wildflowers of the Natchez Trace
S. Lee Timme and Cale C. Timme
University Press of Mississippi, 2000

 

Reptiles & Amphibians

A Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of Eastern and Central North America
Roger Conant and Joseph T. Collins
(Peterson Field Guide) Houghton Mifflin, 1998

A Guide to Mississippi Frog Songs [cassette]
William H. Turcotte
MS Depart of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, 1988

Mississippi Herpetology
Ren Lohoefener (Out of Print)
MS State University Research Center, 1983

Snakes of North America: Eastern and Central Regions
Alan Tennant and R. D. Bartlett
Gulf Publishing Company, 2000

Venomous Snakes of Mississippi [pamphlet]
Terry L. Vandeventer
Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, 1994

Snakes of the Southeast
Whit Gibbons and Mick Dorcas
University of Georgia Press, 2005