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    DescriptionPuffins are among the most instantly recognisable, iconic and well loved of birds. For many they are a highlight of the UK's summer coastline and their colourful appearance, comedy antics and approachability just add to their popularity. Several 'hotspot' are attracting high levels of interest in visits to their colonies. In spite of the high level of interest in, and appeal of, these birds there has been a surprising lack of books focused on Puffins as a species. Award-winning wildlife photographer Mark Sisson has spent several years photographing Puffins and this new book combines images that beautifully encapsulate their charm and visual appeal with an accessible text written by leading wildlife writer Dominic Couzens. The book covers the birds' life cycle, behaviour, habitats and the current and future challenges that they face, along with many surprising facts and anecdotes.


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    Title
    The Secret Lives of Puffins
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Dominic Couzens, Photographs by Mark Sisson
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 176
    Width: 214 mm
    Height: 256 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 780 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781408186671
    ISBN 10: 1408186675
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: WNCB
    BIC E4L: SCP
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.2
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC subject category V2: PSVW6
    B&T General Subject: 560
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14280
    Ingram Subject Code: AN
    Libri: I-AN
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    BISAC V2.8: NAT043000, NAT004000
    DC22: 598.3/3
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 598.33
    LC subject heading:
    DC23: 598.33
    LC classification: QL696.C42 C68 2013
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Theme: ASPT/SCITAS
    Thema V1.0: WNCB, PSVJ
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    Full colour photos throughout
    Publisher
    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
    Imprint name
    Christopher Helm Publishers Ltd
    Publication date
    28 January 2014
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Shropshire-based photographer Mark Sisson's photographic work is regularly published in an array of books and journals including BBC Wildlife, Birds and The Countryman. Dominic Couzens is the author of many books on birds and other aspects of natural history including RSPB The Secret Lives of British Birds, RSPB The Secret Lives of Garden Birds and RSPB The Secret Lives of Garden Wildlife, all published by Christopher Helm, as well as The Mitchell Beazley Pocket Guide to Garden Birds, Identifying British Birds and Identifying Birds by Behaviour (Collins), The Complete Back Garden Birdwatcher, Bird Migration and Top 100 Birding Sites of the World (New Holland), 100 Birds to See Before You Die (Carlton) and My Family and 50 Other Animals.
    Review quote
    ...packed with photos of this most gloriously and comically photogenic of birds. Simon Barnes, The Times ...stunning imagery and informative writing. Welsh Coastal Life This is an extraordinary collection of images of one of the nation's favourite wildlife species. Accompanied by informative captions and insightful text. Outdoor Photography ...beautifully produced volume...Fascinating insights abound. BBC Wildlife Mark Sisson has taken superb colour photographs The Times Puffins are famously photogenic birds and this coffee-table book of photographs fully lives up to this. BTO News fascinating...This is a delightful book, beautifully encapsulating the charm and visual appeal of this iconic bird. It will appeal to all Puffin lovers. Scottish Birds