To see accurate pricing, please choose your delivery country.
 
 
United States
£ GBP
All Shops
We're still open for business - read our Brexit and Covid-19 statements

British Wildlife

8 issues per year 84 pages per issue Subscription only

British Wildlife is the leading natural history magazine in the UK, providing essential reading for both enthusiast and professional naturalists and wildlife conservationists. Published eight times a year, British Wildlife bridges the gap between popular writing and scientific literature through a combination of long-form articles, regular columns and reports, book reviews and letters.

Subscriptions from £40 per year

Conservation Land Management

4 issues per year 44 pages per issue Subscription only

Conservation Land Management (CLM) is a quarterly magazine that is widely regarded as essential reading for all who are involved in land management for nature conservation, across the British Isles. CLM includes long-form articles, events listings, publication reviews, new product information and updates, reports of conferences and letters.

Subscriptions from £18 per year
Field Guides & Natural History  Marine & Freshwater Biology  Marine Biology  Marine Fauna & Flora

Beachcomber's Guide to Seashore Life in the Pacific Northwest

Field / Identification Guide Out of Print
By: J Duane Sept(Author)
224 pages, colour photos
Beachcomber's Guide to Seashore Life in the Pacific Northwest
Click to have a closer look
  • Beachcomber's Guide to Seashore Life in the Pacific Northwest ISBN: 9781550174533 Edition: 2 Paperback Jul 2008 Out of Print #208824
About this book Related titles Recommended titles

About this book

Newly revised and updated in 2008 with additional photographs and an easier-to-use layout, this beautifully illustrated guide aids in identifying the most common intertidal animals and plants of British Columbia, Washington and Oregon.

What's that purple stuff you and the kids always see at the edge of the water when you go to the beach? Is it okay to touch those gooey little creatures you always find in tidepools? And where's the best place along the coast to see bat stars? Beachcomber's Guide to Seashore Life in the Pacific Northwest can tell you.

The 274 most common animals and plants to be seen along the saltwater shores of the Pacific Northwest are described here – the ones that stay put and that cover great distances; the ones that hide and that love a party; the ones that look like rocks or feathers or blobs of jelly. Illustrating each entry is a full-colour photo of the species in its natural habitat, so that even the novice can identify it confidently – without disturbing it.

There are special sections on great Pacific Northwest viewing sites for intertidal life, ways to understand tides and choose the best times to look for beach wildlife, intertidal habitats ranging from sandy beaches to ageing wharves to rocky, wave-swept shores, and ecologically friendly observation methods. Packed with expert information but wonderfully accessible to any interested layperson, Beachcomber's Guide to Seashore Life in the Pacific Northwest is perfect for a family, a school group, a Saturday beachwalker or a naturalists' club.


The species described here include sponges, clams, snails, crabs, sea stars, sea anemones, jellies, fishes, seaweeds and others. This informative guide was written to be both accurate and easy to understand. Details for each plant or animal include: description, habitat, range, additional notes and more.

Customer Reviews

Field / Identification Guide Out of Print
By: J Duane Sept(Author)
224 pages, colour photos
Current promotions
British WildlifeHarper Collins PublishersSeabirds The New Identification GuideOrder your free copy of our 2021 equipment catalogues