Wild Coast

Wild Coast

A Celebration of the Places Where Land Meets Sea

Book - 2015
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This book is a celebration of the wildlife and landscapes of Britain's most vital wildlife habitats - those that make up our coastline. Sheer limestone crags resound with the voices of thousands of bickering seabirds; endless acres of estuarine mud are packed with squirming invertebrates that sustain thousands of wading birds. In between are the dazzling chalk outcrops of the south coast with glorious floral communities on the clifftop meadows, shingle beaches where terns and plovers hide their eggs among the stones, and dune systems bound together with marram grass and supporting a unique and fragile ecosystem. Rocky shores harbour microcosms of marine life when the retreating tide leaves rockpools exposed for our exploration, and even the rowdiest seaside towns have their own special wildlife alongside the wild nightlife.
Publisher: London, UK, Bloomsbury,, [2015]
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781408181782
1408181789
Branch Call Number: 577.51 T216w 2015
Characteristics: 208 pages : colour illustrations ; 27 cm

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