Wild Scotland: Essential Guide to the Best of Natural Scotland (Paperback)James McCarthy (author)
Paperback 172 Pages / Published: 31/03/2005
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Wild Scotland is a fascinating overview of the animals, plants, birds and marine creatures which populate the beautiful countryside of Scotland. With indispensable advice on where to go and when, how to see the wildlife, how best to photograph it, and what you can do to help conserve the unspoilt land you visit, this revised and updated edition of James McCarthy?s classic guide to the Scottish wilderness is essential reading for tourist and local alike. Where are you most likely to see otters in Scotland? When is the best time to see Scotland?s orchids? In which city can you see fossil trees over 300 million years old? Where can you be guaranteed to see, at close quarters, a peregrine feeding its chicks? Wild Scotland, the site by site guide to the best of natural Scotland, answers these and many other questions. ? Descriptions of 65 key sites to visit, plus an additional 95 nearby sites ? Details of 36 providers of wildlife viewing services ? All the latest developments of sites, protected areas and conservation of species across the whole of Scotland ? A chapter on photographing wildlife by acclaimed photographer Laurie Campbell ? 32 pages of striking colour wildlife photographs and clear regional = maps throughout
Publisher: Luath Press Ltd
Number of pages: 172
Dimensions: 210 x 135 x 11 mm
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