Britain's Sea Mammals: Whales, Dolphins, Porpoises, and Seals and Where to Find Them


  • Author: Jon Dunn, Robert Still & Hugh Harrop
  • Date Pub: 2012
  • Published byWild Guides - more

  • Jon Dunn lives in Shetland, UK, working there and abroad as a wildlife tour guide and writer. Robert Still is the publishing director and chief designer of WILDGuides--a publishing company specializing in field guides that help raise funds for conservation. Hugh Harrop founded the award-winning ecotourism business Shetland Wildlife in 1992. He is the author of Where to Watch Birds in Shetland.
  • 120 pages 100 colour photos. 40 colour illustrations. Distribution maps.
    ISBN: 9780691156606

    An essential field guide to all the sea mammals: whales, dolphins, porpoises, and seals found around Britain's coasts. The book features more than 100 photographs and nearly 40 detailed illustrations of 34 species of sea mammal, paying special attention to the 14 species most readily seen and most likely to be encountered. Factoring in behavior and locations, introductory chapters look at sea mammal biology and ecology, and how, when, and where these creatures can be spotted. Species accounts highlight key identification characteristics and include information on status, habitat requirements, and distribution. Handy and informative.

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