Take a walk on London's wild side. A bustling city of seven million people, but home to some of Britain's rarest species of wildlife. A thriving metropolis, yet one of the greenest capitals in the world.
In contrast to the normal vision of London, this book showcases the remarkable and fascinating diversity of wildlife to be found within its boundaries - from familiar species to the rare and unusual. inhabiting ancient woodlands or living on high-rise office blocks... The sumptuous photography of Wild London by acclaimed wildlife photographer, Iain Green, allows the reader to explore the nature of the capital through the changing seasons.
Discover the floral anarchy in Downing Street, newts at Heathrow, stag nights in south London, tranquil urban wetlands, theatreland frogs, power station peregrines, bee orchids, bluebells, black redstarts, water voles and even seals and dolphins in the Thames - just a few of the city's wild highlights.
An evocative and informative text takes the reader through London's important habitats and species and compliments 175 beautiful photographs.
Let this book take you on an urban safari.
- Hardback with jacket (250 mm x 250 mm)
- 176 pages, 200 plus colour photographs with a 'Wild Guide' gazetteer to some of London's best wild sites
- ISBN : 0-9543115-1-5
- Publisher's UK Price £25.00
"Iain Green's photographs contrast the brutal and beautiful ... an inspiring reminder to city dwellers that they are not as removed from nature as they're so often told..."
BBC Wildlife Magazine
"An inspiring journey through the green spaces of London that opens your eyes to a world of urban wildlife potential ... valuable contribution to UK wildlife photography..."
Digital Photography User
'Wild London is a splendid …lovingly researched book, Iain Green’s enthusiasm is highly contagious...'
Geographical – The Royal Geographical Society Magazine