Discover over 1,200 species of animals and plants found in the coastal regions of Britain and make the most of your surroundings, whether you are on a holiday browse or serious quest. This is the definitive photographic reference guide for nature enthusiasts.
Paul Sterry has written and illustrated more than 50 books, including the bestselling Collins Complete British Wildlife and Collins Complete British Birds. Trained as a zoologist, Paul has been a wildlife photographer for over 20 years and regularly undertakes research expeditions. He has worked as a Research Fellow at Sussex University studying freshwater ecology. Paul is a keen birder and conservationist.
'Beautiful photographs' The London Naturalist Praise for the Collins Complete series: 'Wonderfully descriptive photographs' BBC Wildlife 'Packs in lots of well-chosen detail in compact form' British Wildlife 'A bookshelf essential' The Field