Natural History in the Highlands and Islands (Collins New Naturalist Library, Book 6)

Natural History in the Highlands and Islands (Collins New Naturalist Library, Book 6)

F. Fraser Darling


The Highlands and Islands of Scotland are rugged moorland, alpine mountains and jagged coast with notable normal background. This version is unique to newnaturalists.com

The Highlands and Islands of Scotland are rugged moorland, alpine mountains and jagged coast with amazing common heritage, together with relict and specialized animals and vegetation. listed here are animals in rather huge numbers: St. Kilda with its sea-birds, North Rona its seals, Islay its wintering ducks, rivers and lochs with their spawning salmon and trout, the ever-present midges! this is often enormous nation with pink deer, wildcat, pine marten, badger, otter, fox, ermine, golden eagle, osprey, raven, peregrine, gray lag, divers, phalaropes, capercaillie and ptarmigan. Off-shore are killer whales and basking sharks. the following too in huge scale interplay is forestry, sheep farming, recreation, tourism and wild lifestyles conservation.

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