Complete Irish Wildlife

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Collins, 2004 - Travel - 319 pages
Complete Irish Wildlife describes almost all the mammals, birds, fish and butterflies of Ireland likely to be encountered by the keen amateur naturalist, as well as all the common and widespread flowers, trees and shrubs. With over 1,000 colour photographs, this comprehensive guide illustrates every species described. The introduction by Ireland's best known wildlife expert, Derek Mooney, sets out where you can find the best of Irish wildlife. Reptiles and amphibians, insects and spiders, molluscs and other invertebrates are also featured, and species are organized taxonomically. Each section is coded with a symbol for quick reference and species are grouped according to natural relationships and similarities. With its handy format and PVC wallet, Complete Irish Wildlife is a book no nature lover should travel without.

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About the author (2004)

Paul Sterry is author of the two titles above and has co-authored Complete North American Wildlife and is currently writing Complete British Birds (pub April 04). He owns the photo-library, Nature Photographers.

Derek Mooney is Ireland's best known media wildlife expert. His RTE radio show, Mooney Goes Wild has nearly 300,000 listeners (see, and he also presents Ireland's second most popular TV show, The Winning Streak, attracting viewers of 776,000 every week. He has just signed a three year contract with the BBC, and will be presenting Cabin Fever, which starts in June for two months.

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