The Isles of Scilly (Collins New Naturalist Library, Book 103)

The Isles of Scilly (Collins New Naturalist Library, Book 103)

Rosemary Parslow

About 30 miles south-west of Land’s finish is the low team of rocks and islands that shape the Isles of Scilly. Mysterious, romantic and gorgeous, they've got lengthy exercised the mind's eye of tale tellers and historians.

Rosemary Parslow has spent decades engaged on the islands, each one of which has its personal distinct personality and designated vegetation and animals. during this New Naturalist quantity she examines the numerous points that make the islands and their wildlife so particular: their geography, geology and weather, the folk of the islands, the way in which they used the land and its modern day management.

She brings to lifestyles the key types of habitats present in Scilly: the heathlands, the coast, cultivated fields and wetlands. She additionally discusses the folks who've been vital within the research of the island natural world, and tells the tale of the increase in acclaim for the islands for birdwatchers.

This publication enhances different nearby titles within the New Naturalist sequence which come with Loch Lomondside, the Broads, the Lakeland region and Northumberland.

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