Secret Nature of The Isles of Scilly
15 Nov 2006
With over 200 colour photographs, and maps to guide the reader to the reader to places where rare wildlife can be seen,Secret Nature of The Isles of Scilly is a comprehensive guidebook to the island’s wildlife, and to the species that are special to Scilly.
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‘Whenever a book bearing the name Andrew Cooper lands on the desk you know the day just got better. . . . ‘Always informative, never dry and yet never given to hyperbole, Cooper’s personality shines through each page and huis enthusiasm whets the appetite for the next visit’ – Mid Devon Advertiser
‘As a guide to the secret nature of the islands, Andrew Cooper’s book is outstanding. But it is more than that. It is a celebration of the Isles of Scilly and its wildlife’. – Western Morning News
With over 200 colour photographs, and maps to guide the reader to the reader to places where rare wildlife can be seen, Secret Nature of The Isles of Scilly is a comprehensive guidebook to the island’s wildlife, and to the species that are special to Scilly.
ï An island-by-island guide to footpaths, trails, visitor centres and Sites of Special Scientific Interest
ï A comprehensive list of the species that make the Isles of Scilly special, from seals to subtropical plants
ï What to see, and where and when to see it
ï Geology and climate, and how they affect wildlife
The Author: Andrew Cooper has written five books including The Secret Nature of Devon, and is a BBC broadcaster, presenter, writer and international award-winning wildlife film-maker. He has compiled Secret Nature of The Isles of Scilly with advice from county Wildlife Trusts, the RSPB, Butterfly Conservation and many other organisations. He lives in south Devon, and is an expert on wildlife of The Scillies.
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