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Natural Wonders of Assateague Island

Mark Hendricks

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Assateague Island, primarily known for its population of wild horses and pristine beaches, is a magical place. Yet few people have experienced all of its natural wonders. Noted wildlife photographer Mark Hendricks has spent years exploring the barrier island and shares his passion for the area’s incredible biodiversity in this stunning collection of more than 190 color pictures. Through his lens and words, he captures truly rare moments with some elusive creatures, including a river otter, snowy owl, black stallion, and the threatened piping plover. From the windswept beaches to inland forests and through all seasons, this personal journey is relatable to all who have visited, or wish to visit, this enchanted island off the coasts of both Maryland and Virginia.

Size: 10" x 7" | 197 color images | 144 pp
ISBN13: 9780764353406

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Mark Hendricks is an award-winning wildlife and conservation photographer as well as writer whose work focuses on the diverse habitats of the Chesapeake Bay watershed and the Maryland Coastal Bays. His images and articles have been featured in Nature Photographer, the Maryland Natural Resource, National Parks Traveler, and many others. His photographs grace the walls of both public and private collections and have been exhibited in galleries such as the famed G2 Gallery of Venice, California. His website is www.markhendricksphoto.com.