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A Spotter's Guide to Countryside Mysteries

A Spotter's Guide to Countryside Mysteries

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A Spotter's Guide to Countryside Mysteries by John Wright 

Ever wondered about the masses of twigs in bare-branched trees that look like abandoned nests?
Seen fuzzy red balls on roses? A stranded pond on a hilltop? Or even considered the shaded ways we walk along?

One of Britain's best-known naturalists, John Wright here introduces us to the natural (and unnatural) mysteries of the countryside, giving us the tools to identify Witch's Broom, Robin's Pincushion, Dew ponds and Hollow Ways, and also their histories, how they come to be, and where to find them. From the enormous to the truly tiny he illuminates the oddities that pepper our countryside and the pleasure of spotting and understanding them.

Beautifully illustrated, practical and entertaining, this is for anyone who has wondered 
what is that? Or simply longs to get outside.


  • Author: John Wright
  • Format: Hardback
  • Publisher: Profile Books
  • Pages: 240
  • Dimensions: 14 x 2.8 x 22.2 cm

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