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The Natural History of Orkney (Collins New Naturalist Library, Book 70)电子书

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作       者:R. J. Berry

出  版  社:Collins

出版时间:2012-08-30

字       数:63.4万

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This is the first survey of the islands' natural history, complete in one volume. Because Orkney is exceptional, it is vital reading for the serious naturalist, as well as for being a comprehensive and absorbing guide for every visitor. This edition is exclusive to newnaturalists.com Orkney is a very special place for naturalists. Closer to Oslo than to London, its geography and climate create quite distinct environmental conditions - even though it is only six miles from the Scottish mainland. On these islands of fierce gales, long summer days and long winter nights, the wildlife has adapted in intriguing ways… Starlings adapt to ground-nesting…local sheep eat seaweed…and there are voles exclusive to Orkney. Here is one of the very few areas where the rare and delicate Scottish Primrose thrives…where you find the British stronghold of the Hen Harrier, and vast colonies of seabirds and seals. This is the first - and long-needed - survey of the islands' natural history, complete in one volume. Because Orkney is exceptional, it is vital reading for the serious naturalist, as well as for being a comprehensive and absorbing guide for every visitor. In his tracing of the island's evolution from its geological creation to the effects of oil technology; in the detailed, yet fascinating exploration of the plants and animals (and where best to see them), Professor Berry's expertise and enthusiasm is backed by that of local specialists, and Orkney's long tradition of natural history study. Appendices include definitive lists of all the species of flora and fauna on record, and an extensive bibliography.
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Cover

Title Page

Contents

Author’s Preface

Editors’ Preface

CHAPTER 1: Like Sleeping Whales

CHAPTER 2: Biological History

CHAPTER 3: Rocks

CHAPTER 4: Habitats and Vegetation

CHAPTER 5: Sea and Shore

CHAPTER 6: Otters, Seals and Whales

CHAPTER 7: Freshwater Habitats

CHAPTER 8: Terrestrial Animals

CHAPTER 9: Birds

CHAPTER 10: Orkney Man

CHAPTER 11: Orkney Naturalists

CHAPTER 12: Conservation, Development and the Future

Bibliography

Index

Appendices

Getting about Orkney

References and Further Reading

Plates

Copyright

About the Publisher

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