Princeton: Princeton University Press/WILDGuides, 2012. Octavo, paperback, colour photographs and illustrations, maps.
The essential field guide to all the sea mammals found in coastal Britain. The book features more than 100 stunning photographs and close to 40 detailed and beautiful illustrations of 34 species of sea mammals, paying special attention to the 14 species most readily seen and most likely to be encountered. Factoring in behaviour 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, this is the ideal guide to sea mammal watching in the United Kingdom.
Price: $30.00 AU