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New Book - Wild Derrynane

Available in 2021

Natural History, Stories, Wildlife Year and Explorer's Guide by Vincent Hyland 

Educational reference book full of wildlife stories, species identification and a full year explorer's guide.


Hardback, 300 pages, full colour

The definitive 300+ page full colour guide to a single ecosystem called Wild Derrynane, situated in Co. Kerry, Ireland. This forthcoming book is a visual and written insight spanning over 5 decades of personal stories and interaction with a unique ecosystem. Written by wildlife presenter, underwater filmmaker and founder of Wild Derrynane, Vincent Hyland. Gain month by month deep insights into the natural history of Derrynane. Travel through the geological timescale to see how Derrynane was formed. Explore the area’s ecosystems and biodiversity like never before. Use the book to identify plants and animals of the mountains, woodlands, heaths, rivers, coastal beaches, rock pools and underwater. Travel to the outer and inner islands including Skellig and Bull Rock to gain unique glimpses into some of the last wilderness areas left in Ireland. Compliment your own observations in the field and use the seasonal guides to discover wildflowers, moths, butteries, trees, mammals, birds, seashore life and much more.

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