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Whales, Dolphins and Seals


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The author's unique depth of experience and knowledge, coupled with the artist's unrivalled skill, have come together to produce a neat, practical field guide that will enable any observer to quickly identify any mammals they may encounter at sea.

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Hadoram Shirihai is a globally reknowned ornithologist and mammalogist with many books to his credit including the award-winning Antarctic Wildlife (Alula) and Sylvia Warblers (Helm). Brett Jarrett is an acclaimed wildlife artist.


"One of the most attractive, well-produced and comprehensive guides ever published... 'Whales, Dolphins and Seals' is a tour de force for authors Hadoram Shirihai and artist Brett Jarrett." "The lavishly illustrated paperback is a delight, with Jarrett's exquisitely crafted paintings, copious colour photographs and a text that is well laid out and highly informative." "It really is a delightful book." * Sunday Express (22nd October 2006) *
"A bargain at GBP12.99, this is an excellent buy and a must for cetacean lovers." * Birdwatch (December 2006) *
"It is likely to become the definitive guide to these fascinating creatures." * Saturday Guardian (25th November 2006) *
"An excellent book. The layout for the species pages is eye-catching but easy to read. There is a pleasing mix of photographs and and high quality artwork for each species together with texts that cover descriptions, behaviour, distribution and similar species. An invaluable field guide at a very reasonable price." * BTO News (March/April 2007) *
"This beautifully illustrated and informative text has fast become the definitive guide to the marine mammals of the world." * WDCS *
'Excellent field guide' * Wanderlust (October 2010) *
Keep handy in the cockpit on your next adventure. * Ontario Sailor *

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