Offshore Sea Life ID Guide
East Coast
Steve N. G. Howell & Brian L. Sullivan

Editions

Atlantic Puffin
Atlantic Puffin
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Shearwaters and Petrels
Shearwaters and Petrels
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Jellyfish
Jellyfish
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Two-thirds of our planet lies out of sight of land, just offshore beyond the horizon. What wildlife might you see out there? This handy guide, designed for quick use on day trips off the East Coast, helps you put a name to what you find, from whales and dolphins to shearwaters, turtles, and even flying fish. Carefully crafted color plates show species as they typically appear at sea, and expert text highlights identification features. Essential for anyone heading out on a whale-watching or birding trip, this guidebook provides a handy gateway to the wonders of the ocean.

  • Over 100 color photos and composite plates
  • Includes whales, dolphins, birds, sharks, turtles, flying fish, and more
  • Accessible and informative text reveals what to look for
  • Great for beginners and experts alike

Steve N.G. Howell is an international bird tour leader with WINGS and a research associate at the California Academy of Sciences. His other books include Petrels, Albatrosses, and Storm-Petrels of North America and The Amazing World of Flyingfish (both Princeton). Brian L. Sullivan is eBird program codirector and photographic editor for Birds of North America Online at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, and a coauthor of The Crossley ID Guide: Raptors (Princeton). Howell and Sullivan are the coauthors of Offshore Sea Life ID Guide: West Coast (Princeton).