Mark Carwardine's Guide to Whale Watching in North America
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Mark Carwardine's Guide to Whale Watching in North America

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No one ever says 'I can't remember if I've seen a whale.' A close encounter with one of the most enigmatic and remarkable creatures on the planet is a life-changing experience.

This comprehensive and authoritative guide covers everything you need to know about where, when and how to watch whales, dolphins and porpoises in North America. Packed with useful information and top tips to help you get the most out of your trip, it includes a thorough account of whale-watching opportunities in some of the world's hotspots, from Hawai'i and Vancouver Island to the Gulf of Maine and Baja California, as well as detailed accounts of every cetacean species found in North America.

Whether you want to watch Blue Whales in Monterey Bay, Killer Whales in the San Juan Islands, Narwhals in the high Arctic or North Atlantic Right Whales in the Bay of Fundy, this is an ideal companion.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 148 x 210 x 20.32mm | 594g
  • Bloomsbury Natural History
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Each species account includes an illustration and a distribution map. Approximately 130 colour photographs are also included.
  • 147293069X
  • 9781472930699
  • 1,544,929

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"Every bit as readable as it is practical. If you can't book a spot on his next guided trip to Baja, this is the next best thing." - Wanderlust
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About Mark Carwardine

Whale expert Mark Carwardine has been studying, protecting, photographing and taking people to see whales and dolphins all over the world for 30 years, and has written many books on the subject. He presented the weekly half-hour programme Nature on BBC Radio 4 for many years, co-presented the six-part BBC2 series Last Chance to See (and various spin-offs) with Stephen Fry, and co-presented the six-part BBC2 series Museum of Life.

A professional zoologist and best-selling author, he has written a regular column in BBC Wildlife magazine for more than a decade.
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