RSPB Spotlight Puffins

£ 12.99
In Stock
£ 12.99
£ 12.99
RSPB > Books & stationery > Bird books > Bird reference books

FREE UK delivery with orders over £50

We accept Visa, Mastercard and PayPal

Product information

Enduringly popular, the puffin is perhaps our most iconic species of bird, with their decorative bills and clown-like gait. In the air they are known for their energetic, beetling flight, while underwater these stocky little seabirds use specially adapted wings to propel themselves through the water in pursuit of fish.

Until recently, surprisingly little was known about puffin ecology, thanks to their chosen breeding habitat being underground on remote islands or hard-to-reach coastlines.
Now, Euan Dunn discloses all we have learnt about them through technological advances and provides a revealing account of their life cycle, behaviour and breeding, what they eat, how they interact in their busy colonies and where they migrate to in winter. Euan also exposes the mounting threats puffins face and offers advice on the best places to see them.

About the author
Euan Dunn is Principle Marine Advisor at the RSPB. He studied seabirds at Durham and Oxford Universities and has worked on many seabird islands including the UK's biggest puffin colony - the remote Atlantic citadel of St Kilda. Euan has written many papers and articles and was the natural history editor of The Countryman magazine for 13 years. He has also illustrated books on whales, dolphins and robins. In 2007, Euan was awarded an MBE for contributions to marine conservation.

Type of bird
  • Seabirds

By Euan Dunn

128 pages Paperback ISBN: 9781472903549 21 x 14.8 cm

Delivery & returns

  • Free UK delivery for orders of £30 or more (or £3.95)*

See our delivery and returns page for full details.

RSPB Shop offers a no-quibble free returns policy. We hope you will be delighted with every purchase, but if not, we will offer you a replacement or a full refund - whatever the reason. Just let us know within 90 days of delivery by contacting our customer service team on 0345 034 7733. Full details of our returns policy >

*Free delivery when you spend £30 offer ends 14th September 2021

Ratings and reviews

Rating Snapshot


Average Customer Reviews

Value for money:

We'd like your opinion! Rate and review this item

There are no reviews from other users.

You may also like

Recently viewed