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Chris Packham's Wild Side Of Town

This new edition is suitable for anybody with an interest in urban wildlife and conservation and is written by the renowned TV presenter Chris Packham. It is an educational and striking guide to the full range of wildlife that can be found in all manner of urban habitats in our towns and cities. Increasingly, wildlife is finding a home in our built-up, concrete and noisy cities. Urban sites such as canals, disused railway embankments, reservoirs, rubbish tips and inner-city gardens are becoming popular abodes for a huge number of species. This book is at once a source to the best urban sites in Britain and the different habitats that exist there, and a revealing field guide to the wildlife inhabiting these city locations. Beautiful illustrations, stunning photographs and informed reference material combine with this popular author's entertaining style to bring a novel look at wildlife away from the countryside.
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Table of Contents

The Wildlfie Trusts Introduction; There's No Place Like Home: Insects; Urban Champions: Cats Among the Rats Among the Pigeons; Skyscrapers: Birds; The Green Team: Plant Life; City Safari: Mammals; Reptiles, Amphibians and Fish; Century 21 and Beyond; A field Guide to Urban Species; Mammals; Birds; Reptiles and Amphibians; Insects; Plant Life; The Wildlife Trusts' Top Urban Sites

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Written by the renowned TV presenter Chris Packham, this book is suitable for anybody with an interest in urban wildlife and conservation.

About the Author

Chris Packham is a popular television personality, as well as an accomplished naturalist, photographer and writer, whose career has revolved around promoting public awareness of wildlife and conservation. He has worked as a natural history broadcaster for nearly 30 years, on 75 series and over 500 programmes, most recently on the BBC's popular Springwatch and Autumnwatch series. His books include the successful Chris Packham's Back Garden Nature Reserve. Chris is active in many wildlife conservation bodies: he is Vice President of the RSPB, The Wildlife Trusts and the Butterfly Conservation Trust; and is President of the Bat Conservation Trust and the Hawk Conservancy Trust. Chris lives near Southampton.


Chris Packham celebrates the modern city as a habitat for wildlife...this book is ideal for those wanting to discover nature on their doorstep. -- Outdoor Photography * Outdoor Photography *

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