america's wetland natural history 
a selected bibliography

AMPHIBIANS AND REPTILES

Clarke, Dr. Barry.  1993.  Eyewitness Books.  Amphibian.  Alfred A. Knopf, New York.

Conant, Roger and Joseph T. Collins.  1998.  A Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of Eastern and Central North America.  3rd, expanded ed.  Houghton-Mifflin, Boston.

Duellman, William E. And Linda Trueb.  1986.  Biology of Amphibians.  McGraw-Hill, New York. 

Dundee, Harold A. and Douglas A. Rossman.  1989.  The amphibians and reptiles of Louisiana.  L.S.U. Press, Baton Rouge.

Fuller, D. A., A. M. Tappan, and M. C. Hester.  1987.  Sea turtles in Louisiana's coastal waters.  LA Sea Grant Coll. Prog.  39pp.

Keiser, Edmund D. and Larry David Wilson.  1979.  Checklist and key to the amphibians and reptiles of Louisiana.  Lafayette Nat. Hist. Mus. Bull. (1):1-49.

Petranka, James W.   1998.  Salamanders of the United States and Canada.  Smithsonian Press, Washington, DC.

Pough, F. Harvey, R. M. Andrews, J. E. Cadle, M. L. Crump, A. H. Savitzky, and K. D. Wells.  1998.  Herpetology.  Prentice-Hall.

Smith, Hobart M.  1978.  A Guide to Field Identification.  Amphibians of North America.  Golden Press, New York.

Stebbins, Robert C.  1985.  A Field Guide to Western Reptiles and Amphibians.  2nd ed.  Houghton-Mifflin, Boston.

Stebbins, Robert C. And Nathan W. Cohen.  1995.  A Natural History of Amphibians.  Princeton Univ. Press, Princeton, NJ.

Zug, George R.  Herpetology.  1993.  An Introductory Biology of Amphibians and Reptiles.  Academic Press, New York..

 

 

 

AMPHIBIAN WEBSITES

Organizations:

              American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists (

              Herpetologists’ League (

Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles (

 

Amphibian Issues:

              North American Amphibian Monitoring Program (

Declining Amphibian Population Task Force (

North American Reporting Center for Amphibian Malformations (

 

General:

The Center for North American Amphibians & Reptiles (

Florida Museum of Natural History (

              Savannah River Ecology Lab (

              Herpetology.Com (

              Zoological Miscellania Links (

 

University of Michigan Biology (Herp) (

Selected Conservation/Herp Law and General Herpetology Websites (

Animal Network’s Reptile Roundup (

 

TREE OF LIFE: (

 

 

BIRDS

 

Arthur, Stanley Cliby.  1931.  The Birds of Louisiana.  Bull. Louisiana Dept. Conserv. 20: 1-598.

 

Bull, John and John Farrand, Jr.  1977.  The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds.  Eastern Region.  Alfred A. Knopf.  0-394-41405-5.

 

Burnie, David.  1988.  Bird.  Eyewitness Books, Alfred A. Knopf, New York.  0-394-89619-x.

 

Dunn, Jon L. and Kimball L. Garrett.  1997.  A Field Guide to Warblers of North America.  Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston.  0-395-78321-6.

 

Ehrlich, Paul R., David S. Dobkin, and Darryl Wheye.  1988.  The Birder’s Handbook.  A Field Guide to the Natural History of North American Birds.  The Essential Companion to Your Identification Guide.  Fireside Book (Simon & Schuster), New York.  0-671-65989-8.

 

Farrand, John, Jr. (ed).  1983.  The Audubon Society Master Guide to Birding.  Vol. 1.  Loons to Sandpipers.  Alfred A. Knopf, New York.  0-394-53382-8.

 

__________  (ed.).  1983.  The Audubon Society Master Guide to Birding.  Vol. 2.  Gulls to Dippers.  Alfred A. Knopf, New York.  0-394-53384-4.

 

__________ (ed).  1983.  The Audubon Society Master Guide to Birding.  Vol. 3.  Old World Warblers to Sparrows.  Alfred A. Knopf, New York.  0-394-53383-6.

 

__________.  1988.  An Audubon Handbook.  How to Identify Birds.  McGraw-Hill Books, New York.  0-07-019975-2.

 

Hansard, Peter and Burton Silver.  1991.  What Bird Did That?  Ten Speed Press, San Francisco.  0-898-15427-8.

 

Harrison, Colin.  1978.  A Field Guide to Nests, Eggs, and Nestlings of North American Birds.  William Collins & Sons, Glasgow.  0-529-05484-1.

 

Kaufman, Kenn.  1990.  A Field Guide to Advanced Birding.  Birding Challenges and How to Approach Them.  Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston.  0-395-53376-7.

 

Lowery, George H., Jr.  1974.  Louisiana Birds.  3rd ed.  Louisiana St. Univ. Press, Baton Rouge.

 

National Geographic Society.  1999.  Field Guide to the Birds of North America.  2nd ed.  National Geographic Society, Washington, DC.

 

Newfield, Nancy L.  1993.  Louisiana’s Hummingbirds.  LA Dept. Wildl. Fish. Nat. Heritage Prog. 

 

__________ and Barbara Nielsen.  1996.  Hummingbird Gardens.  Attracting Nature’s Jewels to your Backyard.  Chapters Publ. Ltd., Shelburne, VT.

 

Peterson, Roger Tory.  1980.  A Field Guide to the Birds.  Houghton Mifflin Co., New York. 

 

Pope, Thomas, Neil Odenwald, and Charles Fryling, Jr.  1993.  Attracting Birds to Southern Gardens.  Taylor Publ. Co., Dallas.

 

Purrington, Dan, Al Smalley, Gwen Smalley, Ronald J. Stein, and James Whelan.  1987.  A Bird Finder’s Guide to Southeastern Louisiana.  Orleans Audubon Society, New Orleans.

 

Robbins, Chandler S., Bertel Bruun, and Herbert S. Zim.  1983.  A Guide to Field Identification. Birds of North America.  Golden Press, New York.  0-307-33656-5.

 

Stokes, Donald W. and James F. Lansdowne.  1983.  A Guide to Bird Behavior.  Vol. 1.  Little Brown and Co., New York.  0-316-81725-2.

 

__________ and Lillian Q. Stokes.  1985.  A Guide to Bird Behavior: In the Wild and at your Feeder.  Vol. 2.  Little Brown & Co., New York.  0-316-81729-5.

 

__________ and __________.  1989.  A Guide to Bird Behavior.  Vol. 3.  Little Brown & Co., New York.  0-316-81717-3.

 

 

BUILDING NEW ORLEANS

 

Janssen, James S.  Building New Orleans.  The Engineer’s Role.  Waldemar S. Nelson Co, Inc., New Orleans.

 

 

EDIBLE PLANTS

 

Brown, Tom.  1983.  Tom Brown’s Guide to Wilderness Survival.  Berkeley Books.

 

__________.  1985.  Tom Brown’s Guide to Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants.  Berkeley Books.

 

Gibbons, Euell.  1964.  Stalking the Blue-Eyed Scallop.  McKay.

 

__________.  1970.  Stalking the Healthful Herbs.  McKay.

 

__________.  1970.  Stalking the Wild Asparagas.  McKay.

 

__________ and George Tucker.  1979.  Euell Gibbon’s Handbook of Edible Plants.  Donning Co.

 

McKenny, Margaret.  1962.  The Savory Wild Mushrooms.  Univ. Washington Press, Seattle.

 

Medsger, Oliver Perry.  1966.  Edible Wild Plants.  Collier Books.

 

Peterson, Lee A.  1977.  A Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants.  Houghton Mifflin, Boston.

 

Saunders, Charles F.  1976.  Edible and Useful Wild Plants.  Dover.

 

FISH

 

Davis, Frank.  1988.  Frank Davis Fishing Guide to Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Borgne.  Pelican Publ., Gretna, LA.

 

Douglas, Neil H.  1974.  Freshwater Fishes of Louisiana.  Claitor’s Books, Baton Rouge.

 

Gresham, Claude “Grits.”  1965.  Fishes and Fishing in Louisiana.  Claitor’s Books, Baton Rouge.

 

Hoese, H. Dickson and Richard H. Moore.  1977.  Fishes of the Gulf of Mexico.  Texas, Louisiana, and Adjacent Waters.  Texas A&M Univ. Press, College Station.

 

Shipp, Robert L.  1986.  Dr. Bob Shipp’s Guide to Fishes of the Gulf of Mexico.  KME Seabooks, Mobile, AL.

 

Walls, Jerry G.  1975.  Fishes of the Northern Gulf of Mexico.  T.F.H. Publ., Neptune City, NJ.

 

 

GULF OF MEXICO AND COASTAL SHORE

 

Britton, Joseph C. And Brian Morton.  1989.  Shore Ecology of the Gulf of Mexico.  Univ. Texas Press, Austin. 

 

Fotheringham, Nick and Susan Brunenmeister.  1989.  Beachcomber’s Guide to Gulf Coast Marine Life.  Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, & Texas.  Gulf Publ., Houston, TX.

 

 

INSECTS

 

Damrosch, Barbara.  Theme Gardens.  Workman Publ. Co., New York.

 

Mitchell, Robert and Herbert Zim.  1987.  Butterflies and Moths.  Golden Press, New York.

 

Pyle, Robert.  1981.  Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Butterflies.  Alfred A. Knopf.

 

__________, The Audubon Society Handbook for Butterfly Watchers.  Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York.

 

Ross, Gary Noel.  1994.  Gardening for Butterflies in Louisiana.  LA Dept. Wildl. Fish. Nat. Heritage Prog.

 

Tekulsky, Matthew.  The Butterfly Garden.  Harvard Common Press, Boston.

 

MAMMALS

 

Arthur, Stanley Cliby.  1931.  The Fur Animals of Louisiana.  Bull. Louisiana Dept. Conserv. 18: 1-444.

 

Lowery, George S., Jr.  1974.  The Mammals of Louisiana and Adjacent Waters.  Louisiana St. Univ. Press, Baton Rouge.

 

 

MOLLUSKS

 

Branson, Branley A.  1980.  The recent Gastropoda of Oklahoma, Part VIII.  The slug families Limacidae, Arionidae, Veronicellidae, and Philomycidae.  Proc. Okla. Acad. Sci. 60: 29-35.

 

Burch, John B.  1962.  How to Know the Eastern Land Snails.  William C. Brown Co. Publ., Dubuque, Iowa.

   

Hannen, G. Dallas.  1966.  Introduced mollusks of western North America.  Occas. Pap. Calif. Acad. Sci. 48(108):

 

Heard, Richard W.  1979.  Guide to common tidal marsh invertebrates of the northeastern Gulf of Mexico.  Mississippi Alabama Sea Grant Consortium, MASGP-79-004.

 

Pillsbury, Henry A.  1948.  Land Mollusca of North America (north of Mexico).  Monographs Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia.

 

Vidrine, Malcolm F.  1993.  The historical distribution of Freshwater Mussels in Louisiana.  Gail Q. Vidrine Collectables, Eunice, LA. 

                                                                                                 

 

 

MUSHROOMS

 

McKenny, Margaret.  1962.  The Savory Wild Mushrooms.  Univ. Washington Press, Seattle.

 

Weber, Nancy Smith and Alexander H. Smith.  1985.  A Field Guide to Southern Mushrooms.  Univ. Michigan Press, Ann Arbor.

 

 

NATIVE AMERICANS

 

Dormon, Caroline.  1967.  Southern Indian Boy.  Claitor’s Books, Baton Rouge.

 

Kniffen, Fred B.  1976.  The Indians of Louisiana.  Pelican Publ., Gretna, LA.

 

__________, Hiram F. Gregory, and George A. Stokes.  1987.  The Historic Indian Tribes of Louisiana.  From 1542 to the Present.  Louisiana St. Univ. Press, Baton Rouge.

 

Moore, Elizabeth and Alice Couvillon.  1990.  Louisiana Indian Tribes.  Pelican Pub., Gretna, LA.

 

 

PLANTS

 

Allen, Charles A.  1992.  Grasses of Louisiana.  2nd ed.  Cajun Prairie Habitat Preservation Soc., Eunice, LA.

 

Brown, Clair A.  1945.  Louisiana Trees and Shrubs.  Louisiana Forestry Comm. Bull. 1: 1-262.  Reprinted 1965, Claitor’s Book Store, Baton Rouge.

 

__________.  1972.  Wildflowers of Louisiana and Adjoining States.  Louisiana St. Univ. Press, Baton Rouge.

 

__________ and Donovan S. Correll.  1942.  Ferns and Fern Allies of Louisiana.  Louisiana St. Univ. Press, Baton Rouge.

 

Caillet, Marie and Joseph K. Mertzweiller [eds.].  1988.  The Louisiana Iris.  The History and Culture of Five Native American Species and their Hybrids.  Texas Gardener Press, Waco, TX

 

Chabreck, R. H. and R. E. Condrey.  1979.  Common Vascular Plants of the Louisiana Marsh.  Louisiana St. Univ. Center Wetland Resources, Baton Rouge.  Sea Grant Publ. LSU-T-79-003.

 

Duncan, Wilbur H. and Marion B. Duncan.  1987.  The Smithsonian Guide to Seaside Plants of the Gulf and Atlantic Coasts from Louisiana to Massachusetts, Exclusive of Lower Peninsular Florida.  Smithsonian Inst. Press, Washington, DC.

 

__________ and __________.  1988.  Trees of the Southeastern United States.  Univ. Georgia Press, Athens.

 

___________ and Leonard E. Foote.  1975.  Wildflowers of the Southeastern United States.  Univ. Georgia Press, Athens.

 

Fontenot, William R.  1992.  Native Gardening in the South.  A Personal Guide for Understanding, Appreciating, and Using the Indigenous Plants of Dixie.  Prairie Basse Publ., Carencro, LA

 

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

 

Friends of Hilltop Arboretum, Inc.  1997.  A Pocket Guide to Louisiana Native Trees.  Friends of Hilltop Arboretum, Baton Rouge.

 

Lasseigne, Alex.  1973.  Louisiana Legumes.  Southw. Stud., Univ.Southw. LA (1): 1-255.

 

MacRoberts, D. T.  1984.  The Vascular Plants of Louisiana.  An Annotated Checklist and Bibliography of the Vascular Plants Reported to Grow without Cultivation in Louisiana.  Bull. Mus. Life Sci., Louisiana St. Univ. Shreveport (6): 1-165.

 

Odenwald, Neil and James Turner.  1996.  Identification, Selection and Use of Southern Plants for Landscape Design.  3rd ed.  Claitor’s Books, Baton Rouge.

 

Orso, Ethelyn G.  1992.  Louisiana Live Oak Lore.  Ctr. Louisiana Stud., Univ. Southw. LA, Lafayette.

 

Reese, William Dean.  Acadiana Flora.  1992.  Native and Naturalized Woody Plants of South-Central Louisiana. Ctr. Louisiana Stud., Univ. Southw. LA, Lafayette.

 

Thomas, R. Dale and Charles M. Allen.  1993.  Atlas of the Vascular Flora of Louisiana.  Volume I: Ferns & Fern Allies, Conifers, & Monocotyledons.  LA Dept. Wildl. Fish. Nat. Heritage Prog. & Nature Conserv. LA.

 

__________ and ___________.  1996.  Atlas of the Vascular Flora of Louisiana.  Volume II: Dicotyledons, Acanthaceae - Euphorbiaceae.  LA Dept. Wildl. Fish. Nat. Heritage Prog. & Nature Conserv. LA.

 

__________ and __________.  1998.  Atlas of the Vascular Flora of Louisiana.  Volume III: Dicotyledons, Fabaceae - Zygophyllaceae.  LA Dept. Wildl. Fish. Nat. Heritage Prog. & Nature Conserv. LA.

 

REPTILES (see AMPHIBIANS AND REPTILES above)

 

WETLANDS