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Collins British Wildlife

Field / Identification Guide

By: Paul Sterry (Author)

484 pages, Col illus throughout

Harper Collins

Hardback | Oct 2008 | #172278 | ISBN-13: 9780007263530
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NHBS Price: £29.99 $37/€34 approx

About this book

Ever wanted to know if it's a great tit, or a blue tit, a rabbit or a hare, a cowslip or an oxlip?

Covering all common animals and plants found in British Isles, Collins British Wildlife tells you everything you need to know about the things you see in your garden, the park or the countryside - and how to tell the difference between them.

The key to enjoying the natural world is being able to put a name to the animal or plant that you see outdoors. Including all wildlife groups in one comprehensive volume, this is the perfect home reference guide - an essential volume for every bookshelf. With over 3,500 stunning photographs, and written by one of the UK's leading naturalists, this is a book that will unlock the secrets of the extraordinary natural world around you.

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Paul Sterry has written and illustrated more than 50 books, including the bestselling Collins Complete Guide to British Birds and Collins Complete Guide to British Trees. Trained as a zoologist, Paul has been a wildlife photographer for over 20 years and regularly undertakes research expeditions. He has worked as a Research Fellow at Sussex University studying freshwater ecology. Paul is a keen birder and conservationist.

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