A Field Guide to the Southeast Coast & Gulf of Mexico: Coastal Habitats, Seabirds, Marine Mammals, Fish, & Other Wildlife

Editorial Reviews


“[A] field guide that will be a treat for anyone interested in the ecology of the Gulf of Mexico and the southeast coast. . . . for a handy reference to keep in one’s boat, backpack, or beach tote while exploring, this guide is essential.”—K.A. Reycraft, Choice

“This impressive book is a comprehensive guide to 619 coastal and ocean species, with 1 114 color illustrations and 452 range maps. . . . It is ‘not just for beachgoers, it is valuable for birders, whale watchers, fishers, boaters, scuba divers and snorkelers, and shoreline visitors. . . .’ If you are planning a trip to this region, I highly recommend taking a copy.” —Chris Eberly, Marine Orinthology

Winner of the 2012 National Outdoor Book Award in the Nature Guidebook category

Runner-up in the Photography/Art category at the 2013 Great Southeast Book Festival

“No matter which side of the waves you labor or play this is the perfect guide to the wonders that surround you.”—Pete Dunne, author of Pete Dunne’s Essential Field Guide Companion: A Comprehensive Resource for Identifying North American Birds

“Unique and amazing. . . . Important as a conservation education tool because it allows more citizens to appreciate their natural ecosystems.”—Margaret Lowman, Director, Nature Research Center, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

“I recommend this book for anyone who spends time on the southeast coast. Whether your interest is beach-combing, fishing, snorkeling, birdwatching, or just strolling, this excellent book will help you identify and understand virtually every living thing you encounter.”—David Sibley

About the Author

Noble S. Proctor is professor emeritus, biological sciences, Southern Connecticut State University. He is also a nature and birding tour leader to far-flung locations from Chile to Alaska to Southeast Asia. He lives in Branford, CT. Patrick J. Lynch, an illustrator, artist, and computer graphics illustrator and programmer, is also director, Design and User Experience, Yale University. He lives in North Haven, CT.

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