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Illustrated throughout with watercolour paintings by renowned wildlife artist Dan Powell. This full-colour guide covers the surface wildlife that inhabits the waters of the North Atlantic. As a practical guide, it's an ideal companion for anyone at sea or exploring the coast between Brittany and the British Isles, Norway, the Faroe Islands, Iceland, Greenland, Newfoundland and Maine.
Sail the region and experience the company of gannets, fulmars, pigeons, leaping dolphins and sociable seals. As a souvenir, it is the perfect book to bring back memories of the birds, whales and other marine life to whom these waters are home.
(1) Introduction (2) Invertebrates (3) Fish (4) Turtles (5) Birds (6) Divers (7) Tubenoses (8) Gannets & Cormorants (9) Ducks (10) Raptors (11) Waders (12) Skuas (13) Gulls (14) Terns (15) Auks (16) Doves (17) Seals (18) Whales (19) Further Reading (20) Index (21) Acknowledgements
Tony Soper has written over a dozen books on birds and other natural history topics, including Antarctica: A Guide to the Wildlife. Nowadays, he leads expeditions in small ships in search of ocean-going seabirds, whales and the wildlife of remote islands. Dan Powell is a full-time wildlife artist best known for his studies of birds. He is also the illustrator of The Arctic: A Guide to Coastal Wildlife. In 1996, he received the British Birds' award for Bird Illustrator of the Year.