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The Complete Illustrated Guide to of Animals, Birds & Fish of the British Isles: A Natural History and Identification Guide with over 440 Native Species from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales

Field / Identification GuidePopular Science

By: Daniel Gilpin(Editor)

256 pages, 1000+ colour photos, colour illustrations and colour distribution maps


Paperback | Jul 2017 | #241224 | ISBN-13: 9781846815430
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Hardback | Oct 2009 | #178794 | ISBN-13: 9780754819684
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About this book

The British Isles provide a temperate climate and a rich feeding ground for many species of animals, birds and fish. From puffins in the Scilly Isles to the graceful red deer roaming the Scottish Highlands, there is a surprising diversity of life in this part of the world. This easy reference guide provides essential information about British habitats and the many and varied creatures found in them.

Native and visiting birds and animals are all included, so that nature lovers can find out about all the species that might be seen around the British Isles. With entries for over 440 creatures, The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Animals, Birds and Fish of the British Isles will make an indispensable addition to any nature lover's bookshelf.

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Daniel Gilpin studied zoology at Bristol University before becoming a natural history author. He has written more than 30 books and contributed to several encyclopedias.

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