Identifying wildlife in Britain and Ireland is quick and easy with this complete practical field guide to the animals, plants, and fungi of the British Isles.
The pocket-sized format means Wildlife of Britain & Ireland is perfectly portable and ideal for slipping into your rucksack while rambling, or popping into the glove compartment for trips further afield. Packed with in-situ photography and text written by wildlife experts, this indispensable book covers everything from trees, wildflowers, and fungi to wild animals, including mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, and insects.
The book is organized into groups that are easily understood and recognized by the complete novice. Coverage is comprehensive, with more than 1,000 species included. Each entry comprises a prominent photo of the subject for identification, supporting photos that show important details or variations, and a data panel to summarize key facts consistently. A simple text profile picks out the most useful details to aid accurate identification and provides interesting background information. Maps show you where you can expect to find a species, so you can plan your spotting and make the most of your surroundings, whether you are on a holiday browse or a serious quest.
From the Hummingbird Hawk-moth to the False Deathcap fungus, Wildlife of Britain & Ireland is the ideal family guide to wildlife in the British Isles.