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On the Trail of Red Squirrels

Art / Photobook

By: Will Nicholls (Author), Steve Backshall (Foreword By)

112 pages, 95 colour photos

Wagtail Press

Hardback | Oct 2013 | #213419 | ISBN-13: 9780955939525
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NHBS Price: £24.99 $31/€28 approx

About this book

Join wildlife photographer Will Nicholls on a journey to find the elusive British red squirrel, documenting its secret life with words and beautiful photographs. If you sit quietly in a woodland, a new world will reveal itself around you. The red squirrel is one of the most treasured mammals in Britain, but if you are lucky enough to see one it will often be just a fleeting glimpse. Filled with many images, On the Trail of Red Squirrels will provide you with a window into the world of the red squirrel. Stories of Will's experiences studying this fascinating creature are interwoven with factual information about many aspects of the squirrel's life.


- Introduction
- Getting ready for winter
- Tufts and tails
- Life in the trees
- Posing for the camera
- Up close and personal
- Family life
- Nuts, seeds & other delights
- Saving the red squirrel
- Branching out
- How to find squirrels
- Looking ahead

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Will Nicholls is a young wildlife photographer from Northumberland, England. With a huge fascination for the natural world, he hopes to pursue a career in natural history documentary film making and presenting. Sharing and documenting the secrets of our planet's wildlife is what motivates him to continue following his dream. Will's photographs have won him a series of awards, including the prestigious "Young British Wildlife Photographer of the Year" title from the British Wildlife Photography awards in 2009.

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