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Armstrong, Robert H.
Bob Armstrong has written about and photographed nature in Alaska since 1960. His books include Guide to the Birds of Alaska; Alaska’s Birds; and Alaska’s Fish. In addition he has coauthored The Nature of Southeast Alaska; Alaska’s Natural Wonders; Southeast Alaska’s Natural World; Whistlers on the Mountains; Along the Mt. Roberts Trail in Juneau, Alaska; Dragonflies of Alaska; Dragons in the Ponds, Life around Mendenhall Glacier in Juneau Alaska, Beavers by the Mendenhall Glacier, Lichens Around the Mendenhall Glacier, and The Mendenhall Wetlands an Important Bird Area. He has also authored and coauthored numerous scientific and popular articles on fish, birds, mammals, plants, and insects in Alaska. He has worked as a fishery biologist and research supervisor for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game and as an Associate Professor for the University of Alaska where he taught courses in fisheries and ornithology. Bob Armstrong currently lives in Juneau where he continues to photograph and write about the Natural History of Alaska.
"Photographs, essays, and fact boxes present each species in fascinating detail. . . . Anyone who likes fish, nature, or Alaskana will enjoy this book." --Alaska magazine
This book is about the plants and animals you can see in the alpine portion of the Mt. Roberts Trail. The trail reveals a stunning variety of alpine flowers and vegetations, small mammals, and several species of birds all of which are showcased here by stunning photos and clear text.
Guide to the Birds of Alaska has been a must-have for Alaska birders for more than twenty-five years. Completely updated text and all new photographs from Robert Armstrong distinguish this fifth edition. Every bird will be illustrated including the casuals and accidentals. This comprehensive guide provides the most current knowledge about the birds in Alaska, including the 478 species on the 2007 list (up from 457 in the previous edition).
This full-color photo book introduces the reader to the hoary marmot, a member of the squirrel family.
This full-color photographic children's book describes: how ferocious dragonflies are how they live two lives, what they eat and what eats them how to tell a damsel from a dragon With stunning photos by Juneau photographer, Bob Armstrong you'll learn about these lively inhabitants of streams, lakes, and ponds.
This full color reference book contains more than 350 photos of animals, plants, and other natural phenomena in Southeast Alaska.