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Albatrosses Their World, Their Ways

by Julian Fitter, Mark Jones, Tui De Roy

Albatrosses Their World, Their Ways Synopsis

Albatrosses are highly threatened and in the public eye; they are the ultimate seabirds, living almost their entire lives at sea. The RSPB currently has a big campaign to help save them. This book is both an authoritative book covering all the world's species and a beautiful work of art to admire. It is illustrated with 300 breathtaking colour photographs from an award-winning photographer. The text comprises a series of essays by leading experts in the field and a systematic section that gives identification, behavioural and distributional information for each of the world's 22 species.

Albatrosses Their World, Their Ways Press Reviews

'a significant and beautiful book about a charismatic family' BBC Wildlife (Summer 2008) 'The hundreds of photographs are luminous...the book is a lovely haunting way into the life of this most noble of bird families' The Times (July 17th 2008) A welcome addition to the library of any seabird enthusiast Galapagos News, Autumn/Winter 2008 A beautifully illustrated and sensitive portrayal of the plight of this magnificent seabird and icon of the ocean. WDCS 'This book is by far the most spectacular book on this amazing group of seabird yet published.' Seabird (2009)

Book Information

ISBN: 9780713688122
Publication date: 20th June 2008
Author: Julian Fitter, Mark Jones, Tui De Roy
Publisher: Helm an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 232 pages

About Julian Fitter, Mark Jones, Tui De Roy

Tui de Roy is a leading photographer with several books and awards to her credit Mark Jones is a renowned albatross academic Julian Fitter is the author of Galapagos Wildlife who has studied the Galapagos Albatross and other species.

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