Mammals in the British Isles

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StatementL. Harrison Matthews.
SeriesThe New naturalist ;, [68]
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LC ClassificationsQL727 .M384 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination207 p., [16] p. of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3217690M
ISBN 100002197383
LC Control Number83126626
OCLC/WorldCa9312988

About this book. The definitive handbook for the study of British mammals. The text covers appearance, distribution, ecology and behaviour of all land and sea mammals, a history of the mammal fauna, habitats and their mammalian communities, extinct and introduced species and mammals and the law.

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The text covers appearance, distribution, ecology and behaviour of all land and sea mammals, a history of the mammal fauna, habitats and their mammalian communities, extinct and introduced species and mammals and the by: Kearney takes a genuinely 'British Isles' approach noting not only the differences between the various parts of the Isles but also what they had in common.

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Complete your New Naturalist collection with Harper Collins's facsimile versions, which are printed on s in the British Isles was first published in Mammals in the British Isles looks at the influences on their numbers and distribution, both now and in the past, examines aspects of their biology with emphasis on function and physiology, and concludes with.

About this Item: Southampton: Mammal Society, (, fourth edition).Quarto, laminated boards, pp.,illustrations, colour photographs, maps. Definitive handbook for the study of British mammals. The text covers appearance, distribution, ecology and behaviour of all land and sea mammals, a history of the mammal fauna, habitats and their mammalian communities, extinct and introduced.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(41). The following is a full list of mammal species found in and around the British Isles, totalling Cut off from the continent around 8, years ago, as the ice retreated and re-opened the North Sea and English Channel, our native mammal fauna was fixed.

Since then a number of introductions have taken place, such that today we have. Mammals in the British Isles looks at the influences on their numbers and distribution, both now and in the past, examines aspects of their biology with emphasis on function and physiology, and concludes with an account of relationships with man.

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New edition of the Handbook of British Mammals, the definitive handbook for the study of British mammals. The text covers appearance, distribution, ecology and behaviour of all land and sea mammals, a history of the mammal fauna, habitats and their mammalian communities, extinct and introduced species and mammals and the law.5/5(4).

Mammals of the British Isles: This chapter concludes with an outline of other legislation affecting mammals and mammalogists.

This book is undoubtedly the most important and informative work on British and Irish mammals for many years, and a credit to its editors (at whose commitment, dedication and work load the imagination boggles) and Author: Christopher Lever. Mammals of the British Isles: Handbook Article in Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society (4) December with 33 Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Christopher Lever.

This is a list of mammals of Great Britain. The Great Britain mammal fauna is impoverished compared with that of continental is because there was only a short time between the last ice age and the flooding of the land bridge between Britain and the rest of Europe.

The list only has land species which crossed before the creation of the English Channel, and those later brought in by. Mammals in the British Isles by MATTHEWS, L.

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The text covers appearance, distribution, ecology and behaviour of all land and sea mammals, a history of the mammal fauna, habitats and their mammalian communities, extinct and. TY - BOOK. T1 - Mammals of the British Isles: handbook.

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Animal life of the British Isles. A pocket guide to the mammals, reptiles and batrachians of wayside and woodland. Related Titles. Series: Wayside and woodland series. Step, Edward, Type. Book Material. Published material. Publication info. London,Frederick Warne, Subjects.

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Individual maps show the distribution of each species in the British Isles; Includes a mammal ‘family tree’ showing how the main mammal groups evolved and a guide to the tracks of foxes, badgers, rabbits and deer; Foreword by respected zoologist Pat Morris.

Contents:. Like the Fair Isle Wren, the Skomer Vole takes its name from the only place where it can be found, on Skomer island in Pembrokeshire, Wales. Despite being one of only four mammalian species found on the island, there are at le of the voles there.

With predators including buzzard, kestrels, and hawks, the voles are lucky if they see. Join Us. Sign up for news and exclusive offers on our range of stunning products.

Sign up. Pleistocene vertebrates in the British Isles. Stuart - Science - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying hyaena interstadial Ipswichian interglacial Ireland lacustrine Last Cold Stage Late Devensian lemming Lower Pleistocene mammals mammoth Mammuthus primigenius mandible marine material Microtus.

Instead the book presents a small, very precise pen portrait of 64 selected mammals of the British Isles, including some extinct and introduced species. Each page is packed with knowledge and up-to-date information that shows the expertise of the PTES has been put to good use.

Research and Enterprise Development | Feedback University of Bristol, Senate House, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TH, UK. Email: [email protected] by: British Isles Exotic and Introduced Mammals. Many mammals have been introduced to the British Isles, I will only deal with those introduced in the last couple of hundred years.

Older introductions include - Rabbit, Brown Rat and fallow deer Grey Squirrel - Sciurus carolinensis.Mammals of the British Isles: Handbook, 4th edition.

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