took me no time at all to seize the opportunity to do more than fifty drawings
for this newly published book, written by the Cheshire Mammal Group.Having lived in Cheshire for over twenty
years, it was exciting for me to be involved in such an important local project,
and a chance to work on mammals again after many years working mostly as a bird
by Liverpool University Press 2008, it is the first up-to-date review of the
mammal fauna of Cheshire for over a hundred years. Chapters cover the main
species, looking at their distribution, biology and identification, along with
distribution maps.There are also
chapters covering Cheshire habitats, the history of mammals and their
recording, and conservation issues.It
is richly illustrated with drawings, colour photographs and maps.
cover illustration is from my acrylic painting of a Brown Hare, studied about a
mile from my home.