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African East Atlantic Flyway Guide: Photographic field guide to waterbirds and seabirds of Africa's Western coastline

African East Atlantic Flyway Guide: Photographic field guide to waterbirds and seabirds of Africa's Western coastline

Clive Richard Barlow & Tim Dodman

281 pages. More details…

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Bill Bailey's Remarkable Guide to British Birds

Bill Bailey's Remarkable Guide to British Birds

Bill Bailey

Informative, funny and insightful. Positively crackles with energy, knowledge and wit. 224 pages. More details…

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Hardback £20.00 £16.99

A Naturalist's Guide to Birds of Britain & Northern Europe

A Naturalist's Guide to Birds of Britain & Northern Europe

Peter Goodfellow

160 pages. More details…

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Softback £8.99

 

Birds of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East: An Annotated Checklist

Dominic Mitchell

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Hardback £37.99 £34.99

Birds: A Complete Guide to Their Biology and Behaviour

Birds: A Complete Guide to Their Biology and Behaviour

Jonathan Elphick

272 pages. More details…

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Softback £16.99

Collins Bird Guide 2nd edition (Large Format)

Collins Bird Guide 2nd edition (Large Format)

Killian Mullarney, Dan Zetterström & Lars Svensson

This large format version of the best-selling guide does full justice to the superb illustrations. Size is 12.4 x 8.75 inches / 317 x 220mm. 448 pages. More details…

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(LxWxD) 31.6 x 22.4 x 3 cm Large Format Hardback (Un-revised 2nd edition) £50.00 £34.99

The Curious Bird Lover's Handbook

The Curious Bird Lover's Handbook

Niall Edworthy

224 pages. More details…

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The Everyday Guide to British Birds

The Everyday Guide to British Birds

Charlie Elder

Available from 25 January 2018. 204 pages. More details…

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Softback £12.99

A Fieldworker's Guide to the Golden Eagle

A Fieldworker's Guide to the Golden Eagle

Dave Walker

253 pages. More details…

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Softback £19.99 £18.99

A Naturalist's Guide to Garden Birds of the British Isles

A Naturalist's Guide to Garden Birds of the British Isles

Peter Goodfellow

160 pages. More details…

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Garden Birds and Other Wildlife

Garden Birds and Other Wildlife

Kate Risely & Clare Simm

222 pages. More details…

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Softback £14.99

Great British Birding Experiences

Great British Birding Experiences

Dan Brown

320 pages. More details…

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Softback £16.99 £11.99

The Hen Harrier

The Hen Harrier

Donald Watson, Foreword by Mark Avery

416 pages. More details…

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Hardback £18.99 £15.99

Identification Guide to Birds in the Hand

Identification Guide to Birds in the Hand

Laurent Demongin

Please note we do not currently have stock of this title. 392 pages. More details…

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Softback £49.99 £45.99

RSPB Spotlight: Kingfishers

RSPB Spotlight: Kingfishers

David Chandler

128 pages. More details…

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Softback £9.99 £8.99

London Bird Atlas

London Bird Atlas

Ian Woodward, Richard W Arnold & Neil Smith

Available from 28 November 2017. More details…

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Softback £39.99

Birds of the Nene Washes

Birds of the Nene Washes

Jonathan P Taylor

100 pages. More details…

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Softback £10.00

 

Garden Birds (New Naturalist Series)

Mike Toms

Available from 7 June 2018. In preparation. 448 pages.

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Identification of European Non-Passerines (Second Edition): A BTO Field Guide

Identification of European Non-Passerines (Second Edition): A BTO Field Guide

Jeff Baker

463 pages. More details…

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Softback £15.00 £13.99

The Owl Book

The Owl Book

Jane Russ

Available from early May 2018. 160 pages. More details…

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Hardback £9.99

RSPB Spotlight: Owls

RSPB Spotlight: Owls

Marianne Taylor

128 pages. More details…

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The Seabird's Cry

The Seabird's Cry

Adam Nicolson

The Lives and Loves of Puffins, Gannets and Other Ocean Voyagers 228 pages. More details…

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Songs of Love & War: The Dark Heart of Bird Behaviour

Songs of Love & War: The Dark Heart of Bird Behaviour

Dominic Couzens

256 pages. More details…

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Softback (Due April 2018) £9.99

 

RSPB Spotlight Swifts and Swallows

Mike Unwin

Available from 28 June 2018. In preparation. 128 pages.

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Those with Webbed Feet: All About British Ducks, Geese and Swans

Those with Webbed Feet: All About British Ducks, Geese and Swans

Edward Giles

152 pages. More details…

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Softback £12.99 £11.99

 

RSPB Spotlight Woodpeckers

Gerard Gorman

Available from 6 September 2018. In preparation.

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Advanced Bird ID Guide

Advanced Bird ID Guide

Nils van Duivendijk

Accurately describes every plumage of all 1300 species and sub-species that have ever occurred in Britain, Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. This innovative guide will be an essential addition to the library of any serious birder. 308 pages. More details…

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The Analysis of Owl Pellets

The Analysis of Owl Pellets

D W Yalden & P A Morris

28 pages. More details…

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Bad Birdwatcher's Companion (Spoken Word)

Bad Birdwatcher's Companion (Spoken Word)

Simon Barnes

Spoken Word version of Bad Birdwatcher's Companion read by Simon Barnes himself and featuring distinguishing bird song of each species. Now also available on a disposable/re-useable MP3 player (batteries included). 4+ hours! More details…

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MP3 + Player £19.99 £13.99 UK & EU (£11.66 Non EU)

Barn Owl

Barn Owl

David Chandler

128 pages. More details…

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Barn Owl

Barn Owl

Jim Crumley

64 pages. More details…

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Bill Oddie's Birding Map

Bill Oddie's Birding Map

Bill Oddie

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Bill Oddie's Birds of Britain & Ireland

Bill Oddie's Birds of Britain & Ireland

Bill Oddie. Illustrated by David Daly, Stephen Message & Clive Byers

A new and fully updated edition of this popular title. 240 pages. More details…

Plates and Long Descriptions shown on same spread.Plates and Long Descriptions shown on same spread.
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Bill Oddie's Introduction to Birdwatching 2nd edition

Bill Oddie's Introduction to Birdwatching 2nd edition

Bill Oddie

144 pages. More details…

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Helm Guide to Bird Identification: An in-depth look at Confusion Species

Helm Guide to Bird Identification: An in-depth look at Confusion Species

Keith Vinicombe, Alan Harris & Laurel Tucker

Continues to be our 2014 best-seller by far! 398 pages. More details…

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(LxWxD) 21.6 x 14 x 2.5 cm Softback £25.00 £19.99

Bird Observatories of the British Isles

Bird Observatories of the British Isles

Mike Archer Ed.

Detailed coverage of the history, location, habitats and ornithological interest of each of the 20 observatories scattered around the British Isles, written by wardens and ringers from each location. 448 pages. More details…

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(LxW) 23.4 x 15.4 cm Hardback £60.00 £53.99

Bird Ringing

Bird Ringing

Dawn Balmer, Liz Coiffait, Jacquie Clark & Rob Robinson

75 pages. More details…

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Birding with Bill Oddie: A Practical Guide to Birdwatching

Birding with Bill Oddie: A Practical Guide to Birdwatching

Bill Oddie & Stephen Moss

Bill Oddie's practical and fun guide to the joys of British birdwatching. Contains essential tips and advice. 224 pages.

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Field Guide to Birds of Britain and Ireland

Field Guide to Birds of Britain and Ireland

Mark Golley

208 pages. More details…

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Birds Britannica

Birds Britannica

Mark Cocker & Richard Mabey

450 pages. More details…

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Hardback £35.00 £31.99

Birds: ID Insights: Identifying the more difficult birds of Britain & north-west Europe

Birds: ID Insights: Identifying the more difficult birds of Britain & north-west Europe

Dominic Couzens & Dave Nurney

Same brilliant content but with a different cover! 272 pages. More details…

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Birds New to Britain: 1980-2004

Birds New to Britain: 1980-2004

Adrian Pitches & Tim Cleeves

The stories of 76 'firsts for Britain' based on the 'Birding World' and 'British Birds' accounts. 80 colour photos. Captures the extraordinary excitement of the most rare and coveted birding experience - spotting a 'first'. 344 pages. More details…

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(LxW) 23.4 x 15.4 cm Hardback £60.00 £53.99

RSPB British Birds of Prey

RSPB British Birds of Prey

Marianne Taylor

A celebration of British raptors, with 200 stunning colour photos. An authoritative but highly readable text examines the biology and ecology of each species. 224 pages. More details…

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(LxW) 28 x 23 cm Hardback £24.99 £19.99

Complete British Birds

Complete British Birds

Paul Sterry

An easy-to-use photoguide to every regular species of British bird. Juvenile, adult, male and female are all illustrated. 288 pages.

Plates, Distribution Maps and Long Descriptions shown on same spread.Plates, Distribution Maps and Long Descriptions shown on same spread.Plates, Distribution Maps and Long Descriptions shown on same spread.
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(LxWxD) 21 x 13.6 x 1.8 cm Softback £16.99 £14.99

Birdsong

Birdsong

Jonathan Elphick, Lars Svensson & Jan Pedersen

What a great innovation! This stunning hardback book features a built-in MP3 player which will play the sounds of the birds photographed and discussed in the accompanying text. Features 150 species. 256 pages. More details…

Sound Guide
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Birdwatcher's Pocket Guide to Britain and Europe

Birdwatcher's Pocket Guide to Britain and Europe

Peter Hayman & Rob Hume

Revised edition of the classic Mitchell Beazley guide. Compact pocket sized book featuring 3500 illustrations of over 430 species. 320 pages. More details…

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Quick Index
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(LxWxD) 19.5 x 9.5 x 1.5 cm Flexicover £9.99

The Birdwatcher's Yearbook 2015

The Birdwatcher's Yearbook 2015

Edited by David Cromack

328 pages. More details…

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Birdwatching With Your Eyes Closed

Birdwatching With Your Eyes Closed

Simon Barnes

An Introduction to Birdsong - with a free podcast. 288 pages. More details…

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Hardback £12.99 £9.99

The Birds of Blakeney Point

The Birds of Blakeney Point

Andy Stoddart & Steve Joyner

A complete history of the birds of this famous Norfolk birding hotspot by two of its most dedicated current patch workers. 30 colour photos. 40 black & white line drawings by the renowned local artist James McCallum. 239 pages. More details…

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Hardback £34.99 £29.99

Britain's Birds: An Identification Guide to the Birds of Britain and Ireland

Britain's Birds: An Identification Guide to the Birds of Britain and Ireland

Rob Hume, Robert Still, Andy Swash, Hugh Harrop & David Tipling

Photographic guide. User-friendly field guide for beginners and seasoned birders. 560 pages. More details…

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Softback £19.95 £14.95

British Birds Folklore

British Birds Folklore

Francesca Greenoak

Species by species Francesca Greenoak delves into this heritage of birdlore.

Print on demand title - delivery in 2 - 4 weeks. 244 pages. More details…

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Softback £30.00 £26.99

Life of Buzzards

Life of Buzzards

Peter Dare

An authoritative monograph on the Common Buzzard. 292 pages. More details…

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Softback £22.99

Collins Bird Guide

Collins Bird Guide

Killian Mullarney, Dan Zetterström & Lars Svensson

Revised 2nd edition. (Feb 2015) 448 pages. More details…

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(LxWxD) 19.5 x 13.5 x 3 cm Hardback (Revised 2nd edition) £30.00 £23.99
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(LxWxD) 19.5 x 13.5 x 3 cm Softback (Revised 2nd edition) £19.99 £16.99

Collins British Bird Guide (Pocket Guide)

Collins British Bird Guide (Pocket Guide)

Lars Svensson, Killian Mullarney, Dan Zetterström & Peter J. Grant

Available from early April 2018. Pocket version of the best-selling Collin's Bird Guide relating only to British birds. 256 pages. More details…

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Softback £12.99 £11.69

Collins BTO Guide to British Birds

Collins BTO Guide to British Birds

Paul Sterry & Paul Stancliffe

Collins have paired up with the BTO, bringing together the most authoritative and up-to-date information in this field guide to the common birds of Britain & Ireland. 320 pages. More details…

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Collins BTO Guide to Rare British Birds

Collins BTO Guide to Rare British Birds

Paul Sterry & Paul Stancliffe

288 pages. More details…

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Concise Bird Guide

Concise Bird Guide

Nicholas Hammond et al

Covers more than 250 species, which are illustrated with superb full-color artworks. 192 pages. More details…

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Concise Coastal Bird Guide

Concise Coastal Bird Guide

Illustrated by Richard Allen David Daly

Mini field guide is packed with information on the coastal birds of Britain and the near Continent. 192 pages. More details…

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Softback with plastic cover £4.99

Concise Garden Birds

Concise Garden Birds

Illustrated by Sandra Doyle, Dan Cole, Szabolcs Kókay & Stephen Messagestrator), Bridgette James(Illustrator), David A Sutton

Convenient pocket sized with durable plastic cover and a useful fold-out chart. Features 88 garden birds. 192 pages. More details…

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Crossley ID Guide - Britain & Ireland

Crossley ID Guide - Britain & Ireland

Richard Crossley & Dominic Couzens

How to identify birds using size, structure, shape, probability, & behaviour. 304 pages. More details…

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Cuckoo: Cheating by nature

Cuckoo: Cheating by nature

Nick Davies

A detailed study of Nature's most famous cheat. 289 pages. More details…

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Birds of Derbyshire

Birds of Derbyshire

Roy Frost and Steve Shaw

A superb county avifauna. 376 pages. More details…

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Hardback £49.99 £48.99

Devon Bird Atlas 2007-13

Devon Bird Atlas 2007-13

Stella Bevan et al

508 pages. More details…

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Hardback £44.99

Eagle Days

Eagle Days

Stuart Rae

200 pages. More details…

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Softback £18.00 £16.99

Eagles (RSPB Spotlight)

Eagles (RSPB Spotlight)

Mike Unwin

128 pages. More details…

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Softback £9.99 £7.99

Fighting for Birds: 25 years in nature conservation

Fighting for Birds: 25 years in nature conservation

Mark Avery

A personal, philosophical and political history of 25 years of bird conservation. 325 pages. More details…

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First for Britain & Ireland 1600 - 1999

First for Britain & Ireland 1600 - 1999

Philip Palmer

The fascinating stories behind every first for Britain and Ireland up to 1999, with a potted history of every species, with many rarity photos and line drawings. 320 pages.

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Frontiers in Birding

Frontiers in Birding

Martin Garner & friends

Here's a book that covers cutting-edge identification problems that will interest any serious birder, 192 pages. More details…

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Softback £49.99 £29.99

Complete Garden Bird Book

Complete Garden Bird Book

Mark Golley & Stephen Moss Illustrated by Dave Daly

176 pages. More details…

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Guide to Garden Wildlife

Guide to Garden Wildlife

Ian & Richard Lewington

Richard Lewington has teamed up with his brother Ian to produce a superb guide to the wildlife in your garden, from Blue Tits to bumblebees and hedgehogs to hawkmoths. 208 pages. More details…

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(LxWxD) 22 x 13.5 x 1.2 cm Softback £12.95

The Birds of Gloucestershire

The Birds of Gloucestershire

Gordon Kirk and John Phillips

451 pages. More details…

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Golden Oriole

Golden Oriole

Jake Allsop & Paul Mason

Poyser Monograph featuring this enigmatic and elusive species. 328 pages. More details…

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(LxW) 23.4 x 15.4 cm Hardback £60.00 £53.99

Looking for the Goshawk

Looking for the Goshawk

Conor Mark Jameson

Traces Conor Jameson's travels in search of the Goshawk. 368 pages. More details…

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Great Birds of Britain and Europe: 200 Star Species

Great Birds of Britain and Europe: 200 Star Species

Jonathan Elphick & David Tipling

256 pages. More details…

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Hardback £22.50 £14.99

Gulls of Europe, Asia and North America

Gulls of Europe, Asia and North America

K M Olsen & H Larsson

Revised edition. Helm Identification Guide. 608 pages. More details…

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(LxW) 24 x 17 cm Hardback £50.00 £44.99

Birds of the Heart of England

Birds of the Heart of England

Trevor Easterbrook

202 pages. More details…

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Hardback £25.00 £21.95

Hen Harrier: In the Shadow of Slemish

Hen Harrier: In the Shadow of Slemish

Don Scott

The Hen Harrier is one of the iconic species of the bird world and it's history is a mix of controversy, persecution, and recent patchy recovery. This book, a dedicated study of the bird in N. Ireland for over two decades, provides a detailed account of the life, habits and prospects for the bird. 180 pages.

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The Historical Atlas of Breeding Birds in Britain and Ireland 1875-1900

The Historical Atlas of Breeding Birds in Britain and Ireland 1875-1900

Simon Holloway

450 pages. More details…

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(LxW) 25.2 x 18.7 cm Hardback £50.00 £41.99

How to be a Bad Birdwatcher

How to be a Bad Birdwatcher

Simon Barnes

A fresh approach to the art of birdwatching. 198 pages. More details…

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The Joy of Birdwatching

The Joy of Birdwatching

Alan Davies & Ruth Miller

A pocket-sized miscellany of birdwatching. 158 pages. More details…

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Softback £9.99 £8.99

Kingfisher

Kingfisher

David Chandler

The Kingfisher's remarkable existence is celebrated through a series of stunning chapters with images depicting courtship, nesting, fishing, winter survival and other important events. 128 pages. More details…

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Lady of the Loch

Lady of the Loch

Helen Armitage

The incredible story of Britain's oldest Osprey. 192 pages. More details…

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Softback £7.99 £6.99

Collins Life-Size Birds: The Only Guide to Show British Birds at their Actual Size

Collins Life-Size Birds: The Only Guide to Show British Birds at their Actual Size

Paul Sterry & Andrew Cleave

320 pages. More details…

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Hardback £29.99 £24.99

Bird Migration

Bird Migration

Ian Newton

New Naturalist 113. Ian Newton investigates the fascinating phenomenon of bird migration, examining the types of bird movements, study methods and the main migration routes around the British Isles. 400 pages. More details…

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Signed Hardback (Collectible) £250.00 £175.00
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(LxWxD) 21.5 x 14.8 x 3.5 cm Softback £99.00 £69.00

Bird Populations

Bird Populations

Ian Newton

The latest in the New Naturalist series. 608 pages. More details…

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Leather Bound (limited edition) £250.00 £199.00
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Grouse Species of Britain & Ireland

Grouse Species of Britain & Ireland

Adam Watson & Robert Moss

New Naturalist Series 107. 512 pages. More details…

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(LxWxD) 22.4 x 15.6 x 4 cm OUT OF PRINT £50.00
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(LxWxD) 21.6 x 15 x 3.4 cm OUT OF PRINT £30.00

Partridges: Countryside Barometer

Partridges: Countryside Barometer

G R Potts

Groundbreaking addition to the New Naturalist series. 480 pages. More details…

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Softback £30.00 £22.99

Terns

Terns

David Cabot & Ian Nisbet

Provides a much-anticipated overview of these fascinating birds. 400 pages. More details…

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Wildfowl

Wildfowl

David Cabot

New Naturalist Series 110. 320 pages. More details…

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(LxWxD) 22.3 x 15.6 x 3.6 cm Hardback £50.00
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(LxWxD) 21.6 x 15.1 x 3 cm Softback £30.00

Birds of the Palearctic: Non-Passerines

Birds of the Palearctic: Non-Passerines

Norman Arlott

Every non-passerine species found in this wide area is illustrated in every plumage in which they can be seen in the wild. 80 colour plates. 240 pages. More details…

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(LxWxD) 19.8 x 13.2 x 2 cm Hardback £25.00 £24.50 Price Provisional.

Norfolk Crane's Story

Norfolk Crane's Story

John Buxton & Chris Durdin

Includes "Cranes in Europe" by Nick Upton

From a secret start in a quiet corner of the Norfolk Broads, the re-colonisation of the UK by cranes is slow but steadily underway. 133 pages. More details…

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Hardback £30.00 £28.99

Norfolk Wildlife: A Calendar and Site Guide

Norfolk Wildlife: A Calendar and Site Guide

Adrian Riley

300 pages. More details…

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Softback £25.00 £18.99

A Life of Ospreys

A Life of Ospreys

Roy Dennis

From the time he saw his first Osprey, back in 1960, Roy Dennis has worked to help this magnificent raptor establish itself once more in Scotland, seeing its numbers rise from that single pair in the 1950s to over 200 pairs today. 224 pages. More details…

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Rutland Water Ospreys

Rutland Water Ospreys

Tim Mackrill

The story of Anglia Water's and the Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust's groundbreaking translocation project - a conservation success story that reintroduced the Osprey to England. 160 pages. More details…

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Hardback £20.00 £16.99

Our Garden Birds: A Bird for Every Week of the Year

Our Garden Birds: A Bird for Every Week of the Year

Matt Sewell

In this beautiful, collectible new volume, street artist Matt Sewell offers his own unique and light- hearted take on 52 of our favourite British garden birds. This is not a field guide. 128 pages. More details…

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Hardback £10.00 £8.99

Owls

Owls

Marianne Taylor

Covers owls of the northern hemisphere. Spectacular photos! 224 pages. More details…

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Hardback £25.00 £22.49

Owls

Owls

Chris Mead & Mike Toms

Curious and unexpected facts about British owls and how to assist in protecting them. 152 pages. More details…

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Hardback £15.99 £13.99

Owls

Owls

David Tipling & Jari Peltomäki

Explores the fascinating lives of European owls, accompanied by riveting diary accounts from the authors' adventures photographing in Europe's wildest places. 96 pages. More details…

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Softback £9.99 £4.99

Identification Guide to European Passerines

Identification Guide to European Passerines

Lars Svensson

4th edition. For many years the indispensable guide for ringers, this book has now become a must for serious birders in the new age of field ID. 368 pages. More details…

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Softback £19.99

A Patch Made in Heaven

A Patch Made in Heaven

Dominic Couzens

192 pages. More details…

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Hardback £12.99 £11.69

The Peregrine, The Hill of Summer & Diaries

The Peregrine, The Hill of Summer & Diaries

J A Baker, Introduction by Mark Cocker, Edited by John Fanshawe

Richard Mabey and Andrew Motion have cited this as one of the most important books in 20th Century nature writing. 432 pages. More details…

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The Peregrines of Norwich Cathedral

The Peregrines of Norwich Cathedral

Robin Chittenden

48 pages. More details…

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The Story of the Norwich Peregrines

The Story of the Norwich Peregrines

Andy Thompson

A photographic history of the Norwich Cathedral Peregrines. 60 pages. More details…

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Urban Peregrines

Urban Peregrines

Ed Drewitt

208 pages.

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Hardback £26.99 £24.99

Puffin, The (Poyser monograph)

Puffin, The (Poyser monograph)

Mike P Harris & Sarah Wanless

Revised and expanded second edition of Poyser's classic 1984 title on these endearing birds. 272 pages. More details…

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(LxW) 23.4 x 15.6 cm Hardback £60.00 £53.99

RSPB Spotlight: Puffins

RSPB Spotlight: Puffins

Euan Dunn

A revealing account of enduringly popular Puffins, perhaps our most iconic species of bird. 128 pages. More details…

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The Secret Lives of Puffins

The Secret Lives of Puffins

Dominic Couzens & Mark Sisson

An intimate photographic and pen portrait of one of the world's favourite birds. 160 pages. More details…

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Raptors: A Field Guide to Survey and Monitoring

Raptors: A Field Guide to Survey and Monitoring

J Hardey, H Crick, C Wernham, H Riley, B Etheridge & D Thompson

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Rare Birds - Where and When (Volume 1)

Rare Birds - Where and When (Volume 1)

Russell Slack

Sandgrouse to New World orioles. This is an important reference for anyone seeking knowledge of the status, distribution and vagrancy patterns of rare species and subspecies in Britain and Ireland. 483 pages. More details…

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Rare Birds Day by Day

Rare Birds Day by Day

S Dudley, T Benton, P Fraser & J Ryan

Covers 282 rare species and sub-species (plus records for a further 18 Category D species) found in Britain and Ireland (around 20,000 individual records) listed in diary style. Each "entry" lists species found on that day between 1958 and 1994 - a novel way to present the history of 36 years. 392 pages. More details…

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Red Data Birds in Britain

Red Data Birds in Britain

Batten, Bibby, Clement, Elliott & Porter

Print-on-demand title - dispatch within 2 - 6 weeks. 357 pages. More details…

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The Life of the Robin (Enlarged Edition)

The Life of the Robin (Enlarged Edition)

David Lack, Peter Lack (Preface), David Harper (Introduction) & Robert Gillmor (Illustrator)

This new edition comes with 21 illustrations by award-winning science artist, and ornithologist, Robert Gillmor. 320 pages. More details…

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RSPB Spotlight: Robins

RSPB Spotlight: Robins

Marianne Taylor

128 pages. More details…

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RSPB Birds - Their hidden world

RSPB Birds - Their hidden world

Peter Holden

Aims to give readers a broad understanding of 'how birds work'. More details…

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RSPB Birds of Britain & Europe (4th Edition)

RSPB Birds of Britain & Europe (4th Edition)

Rob Hume

Introductory guide covering all the 500 species regularly seen in Britain and Europe. 480 pages. More details…

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RSPB - DK Pocket Nature: Birds - 4th Edition

RSPB - DK Pocket Nature: Birds - 4th Edition

Jonathan Elphick & John Woodward

224 pages. More details…

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RSPB Birdwatching for Beginners: Everything you need to know

RSPB Birdwatching for Beginners: Everything you need to know

Rob Hume

224 pages. More details…

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RSPB Guide to Birdwatching: Step by Step

RSPB Guide to Birdwatching: Step by Step

Mike Unwin

Inspired by the RSPB's learnbirding.com website this great new book will launch beginner birders of all ages into the world of birds and birdwatching. 176 pages. More details…

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RSPB Handbook of British Birds

RSPB Handbook of British Birds

Peter Holden & Tim Cleeves

Fourth Edition: Covers 270 of the most common British birds in sufficient detail to provide a complete, single source of basic information, plus shorter account of 26 rarer species. Superb value for money. 320 pages. More details…

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RSPB Handbook of Scottish Birds

RSPB Handbook of Scottish Birds

Peter Holden

256 pages. More details…

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RSPB The Nature Tracker's Handbook

RSPB The Nature Tracker's Handbook

Nick Baker

A complete guide to how to interpret the signs that animals leave behind. 288 pages. More details…

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RSPB Pocket Guide to British Birds

RSPB Pocket Guide to British Birds

Simon Harrap

Compact guide featuring 215 birds found in Britain. 192 pages. More details…

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RSPB What's that Bird? : The Simplest ID Guide Ever

RSPB What's that Bird? : The Simplest ID Guide Ever

Rob Hume

Based on habitat with a useful gallery (with birds grouped by colour) at the back. 128 pages. More details…

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A Saga of Sea Eagles

A Saga of Sea Eagles

John A Love

248 pages. More details…

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RSPB Handbook of Scottish Birds

RSPB Handbook of Scottish Birds

Peter Holden & Stuart Housden

Over 250 species are covered in detail with a page per species. Superb colour illustrations. 256 pages. More details…

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Seabird Populations of Britain and Ireland

Seabird Populations of Britain and Ireland

Ian Mitchell, Stephen Newton et al

Poyser Monograph. A readable and comprehensive distillation of the most exhaustive and detailed survey of seabird numbers in Britain ever conducted. 511 pages. More details…

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(LxW) 25.2 x 18.8 cm Hardback £60.00 £53.99

Flight Identification of European Seabirds

Flight Identification of European Seabirds

Anders Blomdahl, Bertil Breife and Niklas Holmström

Essential Helm Field Guide for seawatching. 374 pages. More details…

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RSPB Seabirds

RSPB Seabirds

Marianne Taylor

Stunning photos by David Tipling. 240 pages. More details…

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Secret Lives of British Birds

Secret Lives of British Birds

Dominic Couzens

Following in the footsteps of the best-selling Secret Lives of Garden Birds, this trip around Britain's principal habitats looks beyond the confines of our gardens and parks to expose the extraordinary hidden world of some our most familiar birds.

"This is an exceptional book, as inspiring as it is informative."

 - BBC Wildlife

160 pages. More details…

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Secret Lives of Garden Birds

Secret Lives of Garden Birds

Dominic Couzens

Takes us, month by month, into the secret lives of our most familiar garden birds, revealing amazing facts and behaviour. 160 pages. More details…

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Shorebirds of the Northern Hemisphere

Shorebirds of the Northern Hemisphere

Richard Chandler

Excellent new photographic guide. Covers 134 species, focussing on species and sub-species separation and on ageing to provide a complete identification resource. 448 pages. More details…

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A Sparrowhawk's Lament

A Sparrowhawk's Lament

David Cobham, Illustrated by Bruce Pearson

A unique and deeply personal insight into Britain's birds of prey. 256 pages. More details…

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The Status of Birds in Britain and Ireland

The Status of Birds in Britain and Ireland

David Parkin & Alan Knox

For the first time since 1971, an authoritative and detailed new assessment of the status and distribution of every species and subspecies on the British and Irish list. 412 pages. More details…

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Time to Fly: Exploring Bird Migration

Time to Fly: Exploring Bird Migration

Jim Flegg

Captures the magic of migration among the birds in seven familiar habitats. An easy-to-read distillation of the key information from the Migration Atlas: Movements of the Birds of Britain and Ireland. 184 pages. More details…

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Tracks and Signs of the Animals and Birds of Britain and Europe

Tracks and Signs of the Animals and Birds of Britain and Europe

Lars-Henrik Olsen

'An indispensable field guide'. 274 pages. More details…

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Tracks & Signs of the Birds of Britain & Europe

Tracks & Signs of the Birds of Britain & Europe

Brown, Ferguson, Lawrence & Lees

Fully revised edition includes 10 new colour plates and covers additional species. 333 pages. More details…

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Understanding Bird Behaviour

Understanding Bird Behaviour

Stephen Moss

160 pages. More details…

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Waders of Europe, Asia and North America

Waders of Europe, Asia and North America

Stephen Message & Don Taylor

ID reference to all the sandpipers, plovers, stints and other waders found in Europe, Asia and North America. 80 colour plates show birds at rest and in flight, in every plumage variant likely to be encountered in the region. 240 pages. More details…

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Watching Waterbirds

Watching Waterbirds

Kate Humble & Martin McGill

100 birds in just one day. 256 pages. More details…

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Birding Frontiers Challenge Series Winter

Birding Frontiers Challenge Series Winter

Martin Garner. Illustrated by Ray Scally.

132 pages. More details…

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Bird Feeding & Nestboxes

Make Your Own Bird Food: Simple Recipes to Entice Birds to your Garden

Make Your Own Bird Food: Simple Recipes to Entice Birds to your Garden

Mark Golley

96 pages. More details…

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Barn Owl Conservation Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide for Ecologists, Surveyors, Land Managers and Ornithologists

Barn Owl Conservation Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide for Ecologists, Surveyors, Land Managers and Ornithologists

Barn Owl Trust

400 pages. More details…

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Bird, Bee and Bug Houses

Bird, Bee and Bug Houses

Derek Jones

Explains all you need to know to create the perfect habitats for garden wildlife. 160 pages. More details…

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BTO Nestbox Guide

BTO Nestbox Guide

Chris du Feu

All you need to know about nestboxes in this colourful, practical, informative guide. Whether you want to build your own nestboxes or buy them ready-made, this book gives instructions and guidance on the types of nestbox preferred by the 24 species most likely to nest in and around your house and garden 77 pages. More details…

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The Ultimate Bird Feeder Handbook

The Ultimate Bird Feeder Handbook

John A Burton & Steve Young

Provides all the information you will need to attract and feed birds in your outdoor space - whatever the size. 128 pages. More details…

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