A Guide to Coastal Wildlife

A Guide to Coastal Wildlife

The BBC Radio 4 Series

by Stephen Moss and Brett Westwood

CD-Audio Publication Date: 15/04/2016

  $35.00
An entertaining guide to some of our commonest and most curious coastal wildlife.

Brett Westwood is joined by naturalist Phil Gates in this informative and entertaining guide to a variety of common coastal wildlife. Recorded in early summer along the coast of Northumberland, each programme focuses on a different habitat - rock pools, sandy beaches, sea cliffs, strandlines and mudflats adjoining saltmarshes.

The series offers helpful advice on the appearance, behaviourand sounds of some of the typical species you're likely to find around Britain's coast. Brett and Phil peel back the seaweed, clamber across rocks and sift through mud to examine the plants and animals that make this environment their home, and discuss how they've adapted to survive and thrive in some of the most hostile coastal habitats.

A Guide to Coastal Wildlife will give listeners the confidence to identify everything from sea squirts to sandhoppers and from marram grass to mud shrimps. It will appeal to the complete novice and to more experienced naturalists who want to learn more about our fascinating and diverse coastal wildlife. Duration- 1 hour 15 mins approx
ISBN:
9781785291883
9781785291883
Category:
The environment
Format:
CD-Audio
Publication Date:
15-04-2016
Language:
English
Publisher:
Penguin Random House
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Dimensions (mm):
142x125x11mm
Weight:
0.09kg
Stephen Moss

Stephen Moss is a naturalist, broadcaster, television producer and author. In a distinguished career at the BBC Natural History Unit his credits included Springwatch, Birds Britannia and The Nature of Britain.

His books include A Bird in the Bush, A Sky Full of Starlings, The Bumper Book of Nature and Wild Hares and Hummingbirds. Originally from London, he now lives with his wife and children on the Somerset Levels.

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