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    Puffins are among the most instantly recognisable, iconic and well loved of birds. For many they are a highlight of the UK's summer coastline and their colourful appearance, comedy antics and approachability just add to their popularity. Several hotspots are attracting high levels of interest in visits to their colonies. In spite of the high level of interest in, and appeal of, these birds there has been a surprising lack of books focused on puffins as a species.

    Award-winning wildlife photographer Mark Sisson has spent several years photographing puffins and this new book combines images that beautifully encapsulate their charm and visual appeal with an accessible text written by leading wildlife writer Dominic Couzens. The book covers the birds' life cycle, behaviour, habitats and the current and future challenges that they face, along with many surprising facts and anecdotes.

    About the author
    Shropshire-based photographer Mark Sisson's photographic work is regularly published in an array of books and journals including BBC Wildlife, Birds and The Countryman. Dominic Couzens is the author of many books on birds and other aspects of natural history including RSPB The Secret Lives of British Birds, RSPB The Secret Lives of Garden Birds and RSPB The Secret Lives of Garden Wildlife.



    Type of bird
    • Seabirds

    Features
    By Dominic Couzens |Photographs by Mark Sisson

    Specification
    176 pages Hardback ISBN: 9781408186671
    R405132
    • Recipient
      Bird watchers

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