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Nature's Calendar: A month-by-month guide to the best wildlife locations in the British Isles

Wildlife GuideOut of Print
Where to go to see the best of British Wildlife

By: Chris Packham

256 pages, colour photos, maps

Harper Collins

Hardback | Mar 2007 | #160646 | ISBN-13: 9780007246465
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About this book

Bill Oddie showed you how to watch wildlife, now Chris Packham shows you where. In this tie-in to a 40-part BBC 2 series, "Nature's Calendar", Chris gives you insider knowledge about the best times to visit the best wildlife locations across the UK, and what you are likely to see there.

This highly personal and inspirational guide from one of the UK's top wildlife experts, celebrates our unique countryside, rich habitats and extraordinary diversity of species. Covering locations across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, including woodland, rivers, hills, grassland, seashore, grassland, Chris gives you his ten top locations each month with: his personal take on the location, and its highlights; detailed site map; visitor information (opening times, entry cost, how to get there etc); and animal and plant profiles for each location.

"Nature's Calendar" covers all the locations shown in the series, and lists numerous other hotspots around the country that are worth visiting too.

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Chris Packham first came to public attention as presenter of the BBC wildlife show for children, The Really Wild Show. Since then, he has presented numerous programmes, including X-Creatures, Watch Out and Inside Out. Mike Dilger is an obsessive naturalist and freelance presenter. He spent four years as a research biologist in the tropics of Ecuador, Tanzania and Vietnam. Recent presenting projects include Springwatch, CBeebies, Autumnwatch, Nature of Britain and Inside Out. Sanjida O'Connell is a director of science documentaries, a writer, and has presented on The Natural History of Britain, The British Isles: A User's Guide and Hands on Nature. Janet Sumner is a research fellow at the Open University and volcanologist. She has also presented on Science Shack, What the Industrial Revolution Did for Us and The Natural History of Great Britain.

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