In Wild Maine, renowned wildlife photographer Bill Silliker shares both stunning images of wild mammals and birds from around the state and amusing anecdotes of his unusual encounters with the wild creatures he photographs. He opens our eyes to the wilderness that still exists a few miles beyond the settled towns of Maine. Blessed with a varied topography and a mix of climate zones, Maine is home to an impressive variety of wildlife. By sharing his photographs and personal experiences, Bill Silliker introduces us to some of the fascinating creatures of wild Maine: from black bears to moose, loons to harbor seals, he introduces us to Maine's diverse fauna with fascinating facts and beautiful photos.
Bill Silliker's photographs have appeared in many books, as well as in Audubon, Backpacker, Field & Stream, National Geographic Traveler, National Wildlife, Outdoor Photographer, Outdoor Life, Sports Afield, and many other magazines. Until his untimely death in 2003, he was an instructor of wildlife and nature photography for L.L. Bean and a frequent speaker for the Fujifilm Professional Talent Team.