Paperback - 192 pp
Extremely well set out, very clear 'page-per-mammal' format!
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Field Guide to the Mammals of Britain and Europe by
John A. Burton, William Oliver and Guy Troughton (Illustrators)
A guide to all
the terrestrial and aquatic mammals likely to be seen in Britain and
Europe, with over 160 covered in detail.
Concise descriptions summarize
the key physical features, behaviour and range of each main animal, as
well as distinguishing the similar species.
Complete checklists of
identification are provided in handy fact panels. These also give
important supplementary information such as life cycle and conservation
status. Illustrations show each main animal together with nests,
tracks, signs and close-up details that help to differentiate similar
The distribution of each mammal is shown in a clear map, which
illustrates both the main range and any remnant populations.
also includes a practical introduction to the techniques of mammal
identification, and lists of further reading, and useful addresses.
Extremely well thought out - good illustrations, map
distributions and concise 'at-a-glance' charts of physical details, food and
habitats, and life cycle details.
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