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Britain's Best Wildlife - Nature's Top 40: The Top 40 Sights to See

Wildlife GuideOut of Print

By: Mike Dilger

224 pages, colour photos

Harper Collins

Hardback | Apr 2008 | #171618 | ISBN-13: 9780007275915
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The Nature Top 40 as voted for on BBC TV.

From Natterjack toads to diving Gannets, Nightingales to adders and from the northern tip of Scotland to the Isles of Scilly - this is the most spectacular wildlife in Britain. Mike Dilger, presenter of the series, introduces you to every spectacle in his fantastic, easy to read style. He will tell you why you are seeing what you are seeing, but he will also tell you where to go and when to go. Illustrated with the very best wildlife photography available, showing the splendor of natural Britain, this is the perfect introduction to the very best that Britain has to offer.

Features include: Diving Gannets, Starling roost, Salmon leaping, Black grouse lek, Meadows, Dawn chorus, Bluebells, Adders, Basking Sharks, Barn Owl, Geese, Deer rutting, Sea eagles, Hares boxing, Dolphins, Great crested grebe, Wahle watching, Wild orchids, Trees and fungi in autumn, Puffins, Spider webs, Redt Kites, Common Cranes, Parakeets, Pine Martin, Terns, Butterflies, Bats, Rooks, Otters, Swallows, Goats, Machair, High tide roost, Seals, Moths, Fox cubs, Glow worms, Wood Ants, Natterjack toad

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Mike Dilger is an enthusiastic naturalist and freelance presenter. He spent four years as a research biologist in the tropics of Ecuador, Tanzania and Vietnam and is a regular presenter on nature programmes. Having birded, botanized and entomologised in a huge range of countries, he has accumulated an encyclopaedic knowledge of British and South American wildlife and a strong familiarity with the nature of Vietnam and Tanzania. Mike is also a member of many wildlife charities and has trained as a PADI open water diver.

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