Describes and illustrates 1500 species commonly found in coastal areas from Cyprus in the east to Spain in the west, and also includes Portugal and the Algarve. Also features species likely to be found in mountain foothills and shells and animals likely to be seen while snorkelling. Species covered include mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians, butterflies and moths, other insects, spiders, slugs and snails, trees and flowering plants are all included.
Paul Sterry, author and photographer of Complete British Wildlife has travelled extensively around Europe taking photographs for this guide. Trained as a Zoologist, Paul has been a wildlife photographer for 20 years and regularly undertakes research expeditions.