Britain's Mammals: A Field Guide to the Mammals of Britain and Ireland

Britain's Mammals: A Field Guide to the Mammals of Britain and Ireland

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Britain's Mammals is a comprehensive and beautifully designed photographic field guide to all the mammals recorded in Britain and Ireland in recent times – including marine mammals, bats and introduced species. It features hundreds of stunning photographs and incorporates invaluable tips and suggestions to help you track down and identify even the most difficult species.

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This easy-to-use book provides an introduction to the different types of mammal, and concise species accounts that include details of habitat, daily and yearly activity rhythms, feeding behaviour, sounds, breeding biology and general habits. It also contains descriptions of key field signs – including tracks, scats and nests – that give away the presence of mammals even when they are out of sight. In addition, guidance is provided on ways of studying and observing mammals – including small-mammal trapping, bat detecting and whale watching – as well as mammal conservation and the law and sources of further useful information.

Handy and informative, Britain's Mammals is the ideal companion for anyone interested in watching mammals in Britain and Ireland.

"This is a very good book and the best of what is proving to be an excellent series of field guides." – Mike Toms, British Trust for Ornithology

ISBN 9780691156972
Format Paperback
Language English
Author Dominic Couzens, Andy swash
Page Count 328
Published 2017
Illustrations Colour Photographs, Distribution Maps

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