Wildlife

Wildlife has always been close to our hearts and our Wildlife printed guides are full-colour handbooks to some of the world’s richest wildlife destinations. Suitable for both novices and enthusiasts, each guide is packed with photographs and written by experts but designed for the layman, to enthuse and inform travellers of all ages.

Our authoritative text on behaviours and habitats, plus tips on where and when to see different species, how to identify them, and the threats that they face, naturally extends to our online content.

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Yukon dog-sledding

The coldest miles: a quest through Yukon

As part of the Bradt Travel-writing competition, Polly Evans depicts her incredible dog-sledding adventures in the bitter cold of Canada.

Footprints in the sand: An extract from West with the Light

In this excerpt of his autobiography, the acclaimed nature writer Brian Jackman shares his unique adventures in Namibia.

9 of the best young wildlife photographers

They say that a picture is worth a thousand words. Nowhere is that more true than in our social-media world.

Cwm Idwal Snowdonia Wales by Stephen Bridger Shutterstock

Nature notes: summer wildlife breaks in Wales

From red squirrels and rare wildflowers to seabirds and spider crabs, this country abounds with wildlife delights.

The extraordinary endemic wildlife of the Galápagos Islands

From the majestic giant tortoise to the curious-looking red-lipped batfish.

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Yukon dog-sledding

The coldest miles: a quest through Yukon

As part of the Bradt Travel-writing competition, Polly Evans depicts her incredible dog-sledding adventures in the bitter cold of Canada.

Photographing birds: A traveller’s guide

Wildlife journalist Mike Unwin shares his advice for getting the most out of your avian photography.

Footprints in the sand: An extract from West with the Light

In this excerpt of his autobiography, the acclaimed nature writer Brian Jackman shares his unique adventures in Namibia.

Commons Seals Orkney UK by Raymond Besant Orkney.com

The best wildlife experiences in Orkney

From greater skuas to grey seals, Orkney boasts a wealth of fantastic wildlife-watching opportunities. 

North York Moors Minke Whale by Tom marshall Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

The best places to see whales in Britain

Once you’ve seen your first whale, you will want to see another… and another.

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