A Field Guide to Cape Cod Including Nantucket, Martha’s Vineyard, Block Island, and Eastern Long Island Patrick J. Lynch

Publication date:
13 Nov 2018
Yale University Press
448 pages: 203 x 127 x 32mm
570 color illus.

A richly illustrated full‑color guide to the unique plants, wildlife, and environments of Cape Cod and the other nearby “Outer Lands” that face the Atlantic Ocean
This essential guidebook presents the most abundantly illustrated and fascinating account of the natural history of Cape Cod, its nearby islands, Block Island, the western coast of Rhode Island, and southeastern Long Island ever published.
Exploring the ecology and most common plants and animals of the various regional environments—beaches, dunes, salt marshes, heathlands, and coastal forests—the book also encompasses marine mammals, sea turtles, and fish offshore. For nature-loving local residents and visitors alike, this essential book will be a treasured resource.

Patrick J. Lynch, retired senior digital officer in Yale University’s Office of Public Affairs and Communications, is an award‑winning illustrator, photographer, and artist and the author or coauthor of eight previous books. He lives in North Haven, CT.