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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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My Wild Life: The Story of a Most Unlikely Animal Rescuer

My Wild Life: The Story of a Most Unlikely Animal Rescuer

Simon Cowell

272 pages. More details…

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Old Ways: A Journey on Foot

Old Ways: A Journey on Foot

Robert Macfarlane

448 pages. More details…

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Rainbow Dust: Three Centuries of Delight in British Butterflies

Rainbow Dust: Three Centuries of Delight in British Butterflies

Peter Marren

320 pages. More details…

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Where the Wild Thyme Blew

Where the Wild Thyme Blew

Peter Marren

Growing up with Nature in the Fifties and Sixties 399 pages. More details…

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A-Z of Birds: A Birder's Tales from Around the World

A-Z of Birds: A Birder's Tales from Around the World

Bo Beolens

200 pages. More details…

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All Things Reconsidered

All Things Reconsidered

Roger Tory Peterson

A collection of essays and photographs, carefully selected and edited by Bill Thompson III.

All Things Reconsidered reminds the reader of Roger Tory Peterson's unique perspective on birding and how he came to be recognized as one of the most important figures in bird watching. 354 pages.

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Anoraks to Zitting Cisticola

Anoraks to Zitting Cisticola

Sean Dooley

By the author of Big Twitch. This is a humorous guide to the secret world of birdwatching. 265 pages. More details…

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Arrivals and Rivals: a duel for the winning bird

Arrivals and Rivals: a duel for the winning bird

Adrian M. Riley

New Edition. This book is all about determination, 'true grit' and the obsession to become the top year-lister in the British Isles. 165 pages. More details…

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Bearded Tit

Bearded Tit

Rory McGrath

This is Rory's story of his life among birds, which is a thoroughly educational, occasionally lyrical and highly amusing romp through the hidden byways of birdwatching. 350 pages. More details…

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Beguiled by Birds - Ian Wallace on British Birdwatching

Beguiled by Birds - Ian Wallace on British Birdwatching

DIM Wallace

Part history, part life story, this book describes the course of British birdwatching. It is interspersed with numerous (and sometimes controversial) anecdotes which enhance the appeal of Ian's engaging and entertaining text. 304 pages. More details…

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(LxW) 25.2 x 18.8 cm Hardback £29.99 £26.99

Being a Beast

Being a Beast

Charles Foster

256 pages. More details…

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The Big Cat Man: An Autobiography

The Big Cat Man: An Autobiography

Jonathan Scott

320 pages. More details…

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The Big Year

The Big Year

Mark Obmascik

The rollicking chronicle of the 275,000-mile odyssey of three unlikely adventurers who take their bird-watching so seriously it nearly kills them. 268 pages. More details…

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Biggest Twitch: around the world in 4000 birds

Biggest Twitch: around the world in 4000 birds

Alan Davies & Ruth Miller

The story of how Ruth Miller and Alan Davies decided to pack in their jobs, sell their house and take on the ultimate birder's challenge - to smash the world record for the number of species seen in one calendar year. 320 pages. More details…

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Bill Oddie's Gripping Yarns

Bill Oddie's Gripping Yarns

Bill Oddie

Read the uncut versions of Bill Oddie's tall tales and side-splitting yarns. 208 pages. More details…

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(LxW) 21.6 x 13.5 cm Softback £12.99 £8.99

Bill Oddie's Little Black Bird Book

Bill Oddie's Little Black Bird Book

Bill Oddie

144 pages. More details…

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Birders - Tales of a Tribe

Birders - Tales of a Tribe

Mark Cocker

The story of the birding community, its characters, rules and adventures - often hilariously funny. 230 pages. More details…

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Birding on Borrowed Time

Birding on Borrowed Time

Phoebe Snetsinger

These posthumously published memoirs chronicle the birding adventures of the then world's all-time top lister (over 8400 species). The book is also a profoundly moving human document, as it details how the author's obsession with birds became a way of coping with terminal illness. 307 pages.

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Birdman Abroad

Birdman Abroad

Stuart Winter

As Fleet Street's only birding journalist, Stuart Winter has reported on every significant bird story and personality over the last three decades. 224 pages. More details…

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Birds: Coping with an Obsession: One Man's Journey Through 50 Years of Birdwatching

Birds: Coping with an Obsession: One Man's Journey Through 50 Years of Birdwatching

Derek Moore

Renowned as one of birding's best story-tellers, Derek Moore takes readers on a nostalgic journey through the past five or six decades of birdwatching. 352 pages. More details…

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Birds in a Cage

Birds in a Cage

Derek Niemann

Four British birdwatchers in a POW camp, the unlikely beginnings of modern wildlife conservation. 302 pages. More details…

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Birds Through Irish Eyes

Birds Through Irish Eyes

Anthony McGeehan & Julian Wyllie

328 pages. More details…

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Hardback £34.99 £28.99

 

Birdscapes

Jeremy Mynott

Birds in Our Imagination and Experience.

A thoroughly entertaining birder's bedside book, brimming with bird lore and anecdote. More details…

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Birduder 344: A Life List Ordinary

Birduder 344: A Life List Ordinary

Rob Sawyer

320 pages. More details…

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Birdwatcher: The Life of Roger Tory Peterson

Elizabeth J Rosenthal

An intimate biography of the father of American birdwatching. 437 pages. More details…

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Birdwatchingwatching

Birdwatchingwatching

Alex Horne

378 pages. More details…

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Blokes and Birds

Blokes and Birds

Stephen Moss

A humorous look at 40 British and Irish birders and their exploits. 96 pages. More details…

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A Brush with Nature

A Brush with Nature

Richard Mabey

25 Years of Personal Reflections on Nature. The definitive collection of Richard Mabey's columns written especially for BBC Wildlife Magazine over 25 years. 244 pages. More details…

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Butterfly Isles: A Summer in Search of Our Emperors and Admirals

Butterfly Isles: A Summer in Search of Our Emperors and Admirals

Patrick Barkham

A summer in search of our Emperors and Admirals. 304 pages. More details…

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A buzz in the meadow

Dave Goulson

The story of a derelict farm in the heart of rural France, together with 33 acres of surrounding meadow and how, over a decade, the author created a place for his beloved bumblebees to thrive. But other creatures live there too, myriad insects of every kind. The keen insight offered by a professional biologist teaches how a deathwatch beetle finds its mate, about the importance of houseflies, why butterflies have spots on their wings, about dragonfly sex, bed-bugs and wasps. 288 pages.

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Charles Darwin's Life with Birds: His Complete Ornithology

Charles Darwin's Life with Birds: His Complete Ornithology

Clifford B Frith

512 pages. More details…

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Claxton - Field Notes from a Small Planet

Claxton - Field Notes from a Small Planet

Mark Cocker

256 pages. More details…

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Cloud Book: How to Understand the Skies

Cloud Book: How to Understand the Skies

Richard Hamblyn

144 pages. More details…

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Confessions of a Bird Guide

Confessions of a Bird Guide

Rick Simpson

A witty, candid account of Rick Simpson's adventures in birding and a life that has taken him from England to Brazil and back again. It is a tale of highs and lows, of buff-throated purpletufts and black-hooded antwrens, of friendship and subterfuge that is sure to strike a chord with birders everywhere. 176 pages.

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Conservation: A Beginner's Guide

Paul Jepson & Richard Ladle

208 pages. More details…

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Corvus: A Life with Birds

Corvus: A Life with Birds

Ester Woolfson

The story of an accidental pet that came into a human life and turned it upside down. 337 pages. More details…

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Crow Country

Crow Country

Mark Cocker

Mark Cocker's brilliant description of his journeys in search of crows and ravens, birds that obsessed him and changed his life for ever. 224 pages. More details…

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The Life of David Lack: Father of Evolutionary Ecology

The Life of David Lack: Father of Evolutionary Ecology

Ted R Anderson

352 hours. More details…

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Diplomat and his Birds

Diplomat and his Birds

Andrew Palmer

176 pages. More details…

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Hardback £25.00 £12.99

Don't Die in Autumn

Don't Die in Autumn

Eric Dempsey

286 pages. More details…

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Softback £14.99

 

Down the River

H E Bates

138 pages.

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Eponym Dictionary of Birds

Eponym Dictionary of Birds

Bo Beolens, Michael Watkins & Michael Grayson

A comprehensive dictionary listing all the people whose names are commemorated in the English and scientific names of birds. 576 pages. More details…

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Hardback £60.00 £54.99

 

The Ethical Carnivore: My Year Killing to Eat

Louise Gray

288 pages. More details…

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Everest

George Craig

128 pages. More details…

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Feathered river across the sky

Feathered river across the sky

Joel Greenberg

The Passenger Pigeon's flight to extinction. 289 pages. More details…

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The Feathery Tribe: Robert Ridgway and the Modern Study of Birds

Daniel Lewis

346 pages. More details…

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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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Fingers in the Sparkle Jar

Fingers in the Sparkle Jar

Chris Packham

Lessons in Life and Death 320 pages. More details…

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The Fly Trap

The Fly Trap

Fredrik Sjöberg

Fredrik Sjöberg's mesmerising Swedish best-seller on travel, the joy of collecting and discovering the hidden wonders of life. 288 pages. More details…

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Days with the Golden Eagle

Seton Gordon

174 pages. More details…

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Golden Wings and other Stories about Birders and Birding

Golden Wings and other Stories about Birders and Birding

Pete Dunne

Collection of 41 of Dunne's articles and essays from various media, offering his perspective on birders and birding. 122 pages. More details…

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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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The Great Naturalists

Edited by Robert Huxley

The stories of nearly 40 great pioneers from all over Europe and America take us from Classical times to the end of the 19th century, when natural history changed from an amateur pursuit to the specialized profession we know today. 304 pages. More details…

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The Great Soul of Siberia: In Search of the Elusive Siberian Tiger

The Great Soul of Siberia: In Search of the Elusive Siberian Tiger

Sooyong Park

286 pages. More details…

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Guardian Spirit of the East Bank

Guardian Spirit of the East Bank

Moss Taylor

More than just a biography of the acclaimed bird artist and field ornithologist Richard Richardson, as it is lavishly illustrated with examples of his watercolours and line drawings. 232 pages. More details…

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H is for Hawk

H is for Hawk

Helen Macdonald

300 pages. More details…

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My Year With Hares

My Year With Hares

Martin Hayward Smith

Stunning photography! 144 pages. More details…

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Horace Alexander (1889 to 1989) Birds and Binoculars

Horace Alexander (1889 to 1989) Birds and Binoculars

J Duncan Wood

191 pages. More details…

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How to be Wild

How to be Wild

Simon Barnes

We are all wild. It's just that civilisation keeps getting in the way. In this book Simon Barnes takes us on a journey through a year, from one raucous spring to the next, helping us to realise the essential truth: that by enjoying the wild world our own lives become richer and more satisfying. 282 pages.

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The Invention of Nature

The Invention of Nature

Andrea Wulf

481 pages. More details…

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Nature of Japan

Nature of Japan

Mark Brazil

A great read. Mark Brazil's passion for his adopted home is palpable. 376 pages. More details…

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Softback £39.99 £27.99

Life List: A Woman's Quest for the World's Most Amazing Birds

Life List: A Woman's Quest for the World's Most Amazing Birds

Olivia Gentile

345 pages. More details…

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Life on Air

Life on Air

David Attenborough

David Attenborough hardly needs any introduction; his voice has accompanied so many of the best natural history programs that have graced our televisions over several decades. Life On Air, his autobiography, tells the story of how he has managed to professionalise his schoolboy interests in such a remarkably successful way.

A lot has changed since his first television documentary, and in this updated edition of "Life on Air" Sir David tells us of his experiences of filming in the 21st century. 416 pages. More details…

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Life on the Wing: A Bird Chronicle from the pages of The Times

Life on the Wing: A Bird Chronicle from the pages of The Times

Derwent May

An evocative and charming volume. 288 pages. More details…

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Listening to a Continent Sing: Birdsong by Bicycle from the Atlantic to the Pacific

Listening to a Continent Sing: Birdsong by Bicycle from the Atlantic to the Pacific

Donald E Kroodsma

224 pages. More details…

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The Man Who Planted Trees

Jim Robbins

224 pages.

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The Meinertzhagen Mystery: The Life and Legend of a Colossal Fraud

The Meinertzhagen Mystery: The Life and Legend of a Colossal Fraud

Brian Garfield

Entertaining and thoroughly researched read about a flamboyant figure. 354 pages. More details…

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Minding my Peas and Cucumbers

Minding my Peas and Cucumbers

Kay Sexton

Quirky tales of allotment life. 216 pages. More details…

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My Garden and Other Animals

My Garden and Other Animals

Mike Dilger

After the best part of forty years spent either living under his parents' roof, in the tropical rainforests of three continents, a vast array of student digs or most recently a one-bedroom flat, Mike Dilger has at last bought a house - and with it, a (potentially) glorious garden! 357 pages. More details…

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My Natural History: The Animal Kingdom and How It Shaped Me

My Natural History: The Animal Kingdom and How It Shaped Me

Simon Barnes

Simon Barnes, like a modern-day Gerald Durrell, weaves together the story of his life via the animals and the natural encounters that have shaped it. 249 pages. More details…

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Nature Cure

Nature Cure

Richard Mabey

Personal story of how Britain's foremost writer on natural history battled his way back from depression through his love of nature and the English countryside. 232 pages.

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Nature's Conscience; The Life and Legacy of Derek Ratcliffe

Nature's Conscience; The Life and Legacy of Derek Ratcliffe

Des Thompson

Derek Ratcliffe (1929–2005) was one of Britain's greatest naturalists. Nature's Conscience is written by friends and colleagues and explores the breadth, qualities, and legacy of Derek's work. 571 pages. More details…

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Nature's Engraver

Nature's Engraver

Jenny Uglow

The life of eighteenth century engraver Thomas Bewick. 480 pages. More details…

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New Life Stories

New Life Stories

David Attenborough

More Stories from his Acclaimed Radio 4 Series. A personal view of the natural world. 224 pages. More details…

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One Flew Into the Cuckoo's Egg

Bill Oddie

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One River

One River

Wade Davis

In 1941 Richard Evans Schultes took a leave of absence from Harvard University and disappeared into the Northern Amazon of Colombia.

Thirty years later his student, Wade Davis, landed at Bogotá to follow his mentor's footsteps - so creating a tale of adventure and a compelling work of natural history. 537 pages.

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Otter Country: In Search of the Wild Otter

Otter Country: In Search of the Wild Otter

Miriam Darlington

368 pages. More details…

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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 Profit of Birding

The Profit of Birding

Bryan Bland

A light-hearted examination of the profit of birding from one of birding's greatest story-tellers, 240 pages. More details…

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Rainbow Dust

Rainbow Dust

Peter Marren

Much more than just another field guide or a natural history of butterflies. 308 pages. More details…

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Raptor: A Journey Through Birds

Raptor: A Journey Through Birds

James MacDonald Lockhart

384 pages. More details…

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Red Canary

Red Canary

Tim Birkhead

The story of the first genetically engineered animal. 268 pages.

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Redbreast: The Robin in Life and Literature

Redbreast: The Robin in Life and Literature

Andrew Lack

A celebration of the life of the robin, based on the classic Robin Redbreast by the author's father David Lack, published in 1950. The text is illustrated, including original cartoons by Euan Dunn. With a foreword by Richard Mabey. 294 pages.

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Reluctant Twitcher

Reluctant Twitcher

Richard Pope

"A quite truthful account of my big birding year" by Richard Pope. A serious yet humerous account of birds and birding and the art of chasing rarities. 216 pages.

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The Ruffled Edge: Notes from a Nature Warden

The Ruffled Edge: Notes from a Nature Warden

Pete Howard

100 pages. More details…

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Running Sky

Running Sky

Tim Dee

An extraordinary, inspiring book about a lifetime of observing birds 272 pages.

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Running Wild

Running Wild

Mike Tomkie

187 pages. More details…

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Helm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names

Helm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names

James Jobling

A major ornithological reference, giving the derivation and meaning of all valid scientific bird names. Makes fascinating reading. 432 pages. More details…

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Scilly Birding: Joining the Madding Crowd

Scilly Birding: Joining the Madding Crowd

Simon & Amanda Davey

A must read for any birder who has ever been to the Scillies or wants to go there. 162 pages. More details…

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The Natural History of Selbourne

The Natural History of Selbourne

Gilbert White

263 pages. More details…

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Shetland Diaries: Otters, Orcas, Puffins and Wonderful People

Simon King

304 pages. More details…

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A Single Swallow

A Single Swallow

Horatio Clare

Combines the best of travel and nature writing as one man follows the migration of the swallow on the epic journey from South Africa to South Wales. 327 pages.

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A Supremely Bad Idea: Three Mad Birders and Their Quest to See It All

Luke Dempsey

A Supremely Bad Idea is one man's account of an epic journey around America, all in search of the rarest and most beautiful birds the country has to offer. 272 pages. More details…

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Tales of a Tabloid Twitcher

Tales of a Tabloid Twitcher

Stuart Winter

A window into the sometimes shady worlds of tabloid journalism and birdwatching, exploring the tales behind the very best scoops. Stuart relates tales of obsession, tragedy, celebrity, crime and scandal - just what is the most debauched use of a bird hide? 208 pages. More details…

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Tales from Concrete Jungles

Tales from Concrete Jungles

David Lindo

In preparation. David Lindo's articles are collected here for the first time; most of them are expanded with new material, but a few never before published are also featured. 224 pages. More details…

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Tales of a Low-Rent Birder

Tales of a Low-Rent Birder

P Dunne

A collection of 19 essays illustrated by David Sibley. 176 pages.

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This Birding Life

This Birding Life

Stephen Moss

Highly readable - a selection of extracts from the popular Birdwatch column in the Guardian. 216 pages.

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To See Every Bird on Earth

To See Every Bird on Earth

Dan Koeppel

The absorbing story of Richard Koeppel's quest to see over 7,000 bird species. 278 pages. More details…

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John Kirk Townsend - Collector of Audubon's Western Birds and Mammals

John Kirk Townsend - Collector of Audubon's Western Birds and Mammals

Barbara & Richard Mearns

This is the first in-depth biography of Townsend, an ornithologist from Philadelphia who crossed the Rocky Mountains to the Columbia River in 1834 and made two visits to the Hawaiian Islands. He returned home with a great haul of bird and mammal specimens used by J.J. Audubon in his Birds of America and Viviparous Quadrupeds.

Barbara and Richard Mearns examine Townsend's Quaker upbringing, track him on his journey westwards, provide a modern zoological commentary on his discoveries, trace his troubled career and discuss his association with Audubon and the major contribution that Townsend made to his famous works.

The book is essential reading for those with an interest in early Western travels and the Oregon Trail, the wildlife of the Rocky Mountains and Pacific Northwest, or the history of birding. 389 pages. More details…

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UK500: Birding in the Fast Lane

UK500: Birding in the Fast Lane

James Hanlon

An anecdotal, humorous and highly personal account of the author's quest to see 500 bird species in the UK before his 30th birthday. 16 colour plates of photos and illustrations. 127 pages. More details…

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Urban Birder

Urban Birder

David Lindo

224 pages. More details…

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Was Beethoven a Birdwatcher?

Was Beethoven a Birdwatcher?

David Turner

Did the Cetti's Warbler inspire the opening notes of the last movement of Beethoven's Second Symphony?

A quirky look at birds in history and culture. 288 pages. More details…

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Wesley - The Story of a Remarkable Owl

Wesley - The Story of a Remarkable Owl

Stacey O'Brien

When biologist Stacey O'Brien rescued a 4-day-old baby barn owl, little did she know the encounter would turn into an astonishing 19-year love affair. 230 pages.

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While Flocks Last

While Flocks Last

Charlie Elder

Charlie Elder writes with humour as he travels the length and breadth of the British Isles to see our 40 key species in decline and meet the enthusiasts trying to save them. 329 pages. More details…

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Whose Bird? Men and women commemorated in the common names of birds

Whose Bird? Men and women commemorated in the common names of birds

Bo Beolens & Michael Watkins

Potted biographies of every individual who has given his or her name to a species of bird. 400 pages. More details…

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Wildlife Detective: A Life Fighting Wildlife Crime

Alan Stewart

384 pages. More details…

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Wildlife in Trust: A Hundred Years of Nature Conservation

Elliott & Thompson Limited

792 pages. More details…

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A Wolf called Romeo

A Wolf called Romeo

Nick Jans

The remarkable story of a wolf who returned again and again to interact with the people and dogs of Juneau, Alaska. 288 pages.

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The World of Birds and Laughter

The World of Birds and Laughter

Richard Pople

250 pages. More details…

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A Zoo in My Luggage

A Zoo in My Luggage

Gerald Durrell

179 pages. More details…

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Other non-fiction

Arboreal: A Collection of New Woodland Writing

Arboreal: A Collection of New Woodland Writing

Adrian Cooper

333 pages. More details…

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Badgered to Death

Badgered to Death

Dominic Dyer, Foreword Chris Packham

The people and politics of the badger cull.

"The great service this book achieves is to pronounce the facts."

 - Chris Packham

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Bee Quest

Dave Goulson

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Birds: A Complete Guide to Their Biology and Behaviour

Jonathan Elphick

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The Cabaret of Plants: Botany and the Imagination

The Cabaret of Plants: Botany and the Imagination

Richard Mabey

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A Cast of Falcons: A Birder Murder Mystery

A Cast of Falcons: A Birder Murder Mystery

Steve Burrows

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Cat Wars: The Devastating Consequences of a Cuddly Killer

Cat Wars: The Devastating Consequences of a Cuddly Killer

Peter P Marra & Chris Santella

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A Charm of Goldfinches and Other Collective Nouns

A Charm of Goldfinches and Other Collective Nouns

Matt Sewell

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Coast: Our Island Story

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Nicholas Crane

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Darwin's Ghosts: In Search of the First Evolutionists

Darwin's Ghosts: In Search of the First Evolutionists

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Dream Island

Dream Island

Ronald M Lockley

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The Extraordinary Beauty of Birds: Designs, Patterns and Details

The Extraordinary Beauty of Birds: Designs, Patterns and Details

Mark Peck, photographs by Deborah Samuel

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Helen Macdonald

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John Seymour

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Foxes Unearthed: A Story of Love and Loathing in Modern Britain

Foxes Unearthed: A Story of Love and Loathing in Modern Britain

Lucy Jones

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Geological Structures: An Introductory Field Guide

Geological Structures: An Introductory Field Guide

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Guests of Summer: A House Martin Love Story

Guests of Summer: A House Martin Love Story

Theunis Piersma, Foreword by Ian Newton

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Herring Tales: How the Silver Darlings Shaped Human Taste and History

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Donald S Murray

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Hidden Histories: A Spotter's Guide to the British Landscape

Hidden Histories: A Spotter's Guide to the British Landscape

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Home Country

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Richard Mabey

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In Pursuit of Spring

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The Incredible Unlikeliness of Being: Evolution and the Making of Us

The Incredible Unlikeliness of Being: Evolution and the Making of Us

Alice Roberts

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The January Man: A Year of Walking Britain

The January Man: A Year of Walking Britain

Christopher Somerville

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Lapwings, Loons & Lousy Jacks

Lapwings, Loons & Lousy Jacks

Ray Reedman

The How and Why of Bird Names 292 pages. More details…

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Life: The Leading Edge of Evolutionary Biology, Genetics, Anthropology, and Environmental Science

Life: The Leading Edge of Evolutionary Biology, Genetics, Anthropology, and Environmental Science

John Brockman

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Little Book of Norfolk

Little Book of Norfolk

Neil Storey

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The Long, Long Life of Trees

The Long, Long Life of Trees

Fiona Stafford

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Magical Jungle: An Inky Expedition & Colouring Book

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Johanna Basford

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The Making of the British Landscape: An Alternative History from the Ice Age to the Present

The Making of the British Landscape: An Alternative History from the Ice Age to the Present

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The Making of the English Landscape

The Making of the English Landscape

WG Hoskins

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The Meaning of Birds

The Meaning of Birds

Simon Barnes

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Norfolk Villains: Rogues, Rascals and Reprobates

Norfolk Villains: Rogues, Rascals and Reprobates

Neil Storey

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On The Marshes

On The Marshes

Carol Donaldson

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On Trails

On Trails

Robert Moor

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The Pattern Under the Plough: Aspects of the Folk Life of East Anglia

The Pattern Under the Plough: Aspects of the Folk Life of East Anglia

George Ewart Evans

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The Peregrine: 50th Anniversary Edition

The Peregrine: 50th Anniversary Edition

J A Baker

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ReWild: The Art of Returning to Nature

ReWild: The Art of Returning to Nature

Nick Baker

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Rough Ride to the Future, A

Rough Ride to the Future, A

James Lovelock

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Siberia's Sprite: A history of fascination and desire

Siberia's Sprite: A history of fascination and desire

Andrew Stoddart

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Marcus Sedgwick

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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 Cousins

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Reclaiming South Georgia

Reclaiming South Georgia

Tony Martin, photos and illustrations by Team Rat, foreward by HRH The Princess Royal

The Defeat of Furry Invaders on a Sub-Antarctic Island 144 pages. More details…

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Spirit of Norfolk Windmills

Spirit of Norfolk Windmills

Chris Herring

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A Sweet, Wild Note: What We Hear When the Birds Sing

A Sweet, Wild Note: What We Hear When the Birds Sing

Richard Smyth

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A Tale of Trees: The Battle to Save Britain's Ancient Woodland

A Tale of Trees: The Battle to Save Britain's Ancient Woodland

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Tales of Ludicrous Bird Gardens

Tales of Ludicrous Bird Gardens

Bill Oddie

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Through the Woods

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H E Bates

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Tide: The Science and Lore of the Greatest Force on Earth

Tide: The Science and Lore of the Greatest Force on Earth

Hugh Aldersey-Williams

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Tweet of the Day: A Year of Britain's Birds

Tweet of the Day: A Year of Britain's Birds

Brett Westwood & Stephen Moss

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What's Really Happening to Our Planet?

What's Really Happening to Our Planet?

Tony Juniper

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Where poppies blow

Where poppies blow

John Lewis-Stempel

The unique story of the British soldiers of the Great War and their relationship with the animals and plants around them 400 pages. More details…

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Where the Animals Go: Technology Meets Zoology in 50 Maps and Graphics

Where the Animals Go: Technology Meets Zoology in 50 Maps and Graphics

Oliver Uberti & James Cheshire

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Wonderland: A Year of Britain's Wildlife Day by Day

Wonderland: A Year of Britain's Wildlife Day by Day

Brett Westwood & Stephen Moss

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40 Years of Evolution

Peter R Grant & B Rosemary Grant

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401 Amazing Animal Facts

401 Amazing Animal Facts

Marianne Taylor

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Adventures Among Birds

Adventures Among Birds

WH Hudson & Robert MacFarlane

Part of a new series of classic British nature writing - Collins Nature Library - reissues of long-lost seminal works. The titles have been chosen by one of Britain's best known and highly-acclaimed nature writers, Robert Macfarlane, who has also written new introductions that put these classics into a modern context. 272 pages. More details…

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Alfred Russel Wallace: Letters from the Malay Archipelago

Alfred Russel Wallace: Letters from the Malay Archipelago

John Van Whye

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QI book of Animal Ignorance

QI book of Animal Ignorance

John Lloyd & John Mitchinson

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The Ash Tree

The Ash Tree

Oliver Rackham

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Atoms Under the Floorboards: The Surprising Science Hidden in Your Home

Atoms Under the Floorboards: The Surprising Science Hidden in Your Home

Chris Woodford

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The Attacking Ocean

The Attacking Ocean

Brian Fagan

The Past, Present, and Future of Rising Sea Levels 320 pages. More details…

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Avian Invasions - The Ecology and Evolution of Exotic Birds

Avian Invasions - The Ecology and Evolution of Exotic Birds

T Blackburn, J L Lockwood & P Cassey

This accessible text is aimed at professional avian biologists and ornithologists, invasion ecologists and graduate students of ecology, evolution and conservation. 305 pages. More details…

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Badgerlands: The Twilight World of Britain's Most Enigmatic Animal

Badgerlands: The Twilight World of Britain's Most Enigmatic Animal

Patrick Barkham

Britain is the home of the badger - and yet many of us have never seen one. 389 pages. More details…

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The Book of Barely Imagined Beings: A 21st Century Bestiary

The Book of Barely Imagined Beings: A 21st Century Bestiary

Caspar Henderson

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Barn Owl

Barn Owl

Jim Crumley

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A Barrel of Monkeys: A Compendium of Collective Nouns for Animals

A Barrel of Monkeys: A Compendium of Collective Nouns for Animals

Samuel Fanous & Thomas Bewick (Illustrator)

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Behind the Binoculars

Behind the Binoculars

Mark Avery & Keith Betton

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Beside the Seaside: A Celebration of the Place We Like to Be

Jane Struthers

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Bill Oddie Unplucked

Bill Oddie Unplucked

Bill Oddie

Columns, blogs and musings. 256 pages.

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Bird Coloration

Bird Coloration

Geoffrey Hill

Authoritative yet accessible and engaging text describing how and why birds have the colours they do. Illustrated with over 200 photographs and 100 detailed illustrations. 255 pages.

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Bird Conservation

Bird Conservation

Williams, Pople, et al

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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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Birds & People

Birds & People

Mark Cocker, photographs by David Tipling

As important for its visual riches as it is for its awe-inspiring content. 704 pages. More details…

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Birds and Climate Change

Birds and Climate Change

James W Pearce-Higgins & Rhys E. Green

Impacts and Conservation Response 477 pages. More details…

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Birds: Myth, Lore & Legend

Birds: Myth, Lore & Legend

Marianne Taylor & Rachel Warren-Chadd

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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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Bug Music

Bug Music

David Rothenberg

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Guide to Harvestmen of the British Isles

Guide to Harvestmen of the British Isles

Paul Richards

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A Guide To Hedgerows

A Guide To Hedgerows

Gill Crane & Carol Roberts & Mike Langman & Chris Shields

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Coastlines: The Story of Our Shore

Coastlines: The Story of Our Shore

Patrick Barkham

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Cold Blood: Adventures with Reptiles and Amphibians

Cold Blood: Adventures with Reptiles and Amphibians

Richard Kerridge

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Common Ground

Common Ground

Rob Cowen

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The Conservation Movement in Norfolk

The Conservation Movement in Norfolk

Susanna Wade Martins

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A Conspiracy of Ravens: A Compendium of Collective Nouns for Birds

A Conspiracy of Ravens: A Compendium of Collective Nouns for Birds

Bill Oddie, Thomas Bewick (Illustrator)

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Crow Country

Crow Country

Mark Cocker

From the 'Birds and the Bees' series. 256 pages. More details…

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Death on Earth: Adventures in Evolution and Mortalit

Death on Earth: Adventures in Evolution and Mortalit

Jules Howard

A ground-breaking exploration pf death and its role in evolution. 288 pages. More details…

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Dinosaurs, Everything You Need to Know

Dinosaurs, Everything You Need to Know

Dorling Kindersley (DK)

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Do Birds Have Knees? All Your Bird Questions Answered

Do Birds Have Knees? All Your Bird Questions Answered

Stephen Moss

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The Dragonfly Diaries

The Dragonfly Diaries

Ruary Mackenzie Dodds

The Unlikely Story of Europe's First Dragonfly Sanctuary 304 pages. More details…

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The Dragonfly-Friendly Gardener

The Dragonfly-Friendly Gardener

Ruary Mackenzie Dodds

96 pages. More details…

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The Eagle's Way

The Eagle's Way

Jim Crumley

176 pages. More details…

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Earth: An Intimate History

Earth: An Intimate History

Richard Fortey

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Edgelands

Edgelands

Michael Symmons Roberts & Paul Farley

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The English Countryside

The English Countryside

Ruth Binney

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Essential Ornithology

Essential Ornithology

Graham Scott

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Feathers: The Evolution of a Natural Miracle

Feathers: The Evolution of a Natural Miracle

Thor Hanson

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Feral

Feral

George Monbiot

Rewilding the Land, Sea and Human Life 336 pages. More details…

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Field Notes from the Edge

Field Notes from the Edge

Paul Evans

A journey through the in-between spaces of Nature such as strandlines, mudflats, cliff tops and caves where one wilderness is on the verge of becoming another and all things are possible. 272 pages. More details…

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The Firth of Forth: An Environmental History

The Firth of Forth: An Environmental History

T C Smout & Mairi Stewart

240 pages. More details…

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Flight of the Wild Geese

Flight of the Wild Geese

Graham Uney

Follow the story of the migrating wildlife found on the Solway Firth - from remote islands off the Scottish coast (North Rona and Sula Sgeir) northwards via the Faroe Islands, the black-sand volcanics of Jan Mayen and the great sea bird colonies of Bear Island before entering the pack ice in the vast sea channel of Storfjorden - the author follows the path of the winter visitors to their summer homelands. 116 pages.

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A History of Life in 100 Fossils

A History of Life in 100 Fossils

Paul D Taylor & Aaron O'Dea

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Four Fields

Four Fields

Tim Dee

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Fox

Fox

Jim Crumley

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The Gathering Tide: A Journey Around the Edgelands of Morecambe Bay

The Gathering Tide: A Journey Around the Edgelands of Morecambe Bay

Karen Lloyd

208 pages. More details…

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Genius of Birds

Genius of Birds

Jennifer Ackerman

405 pages. More details…

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Gods of the Morning

Gods of the Morning

Sir John Lister-Kaye

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Good Birders Don't Wear White

Good Birders Don't Wear White

Tim Gallagher et al

Featuring a collection of 50 original essays from North America's top birders. Offers advice to birders of all levels with a generous helping of humour and entertainment. 268 pages.

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Gossip from the Forest

The Tangled Roots of Our Forests and Fairytales. More details…

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Great Animal Orchestra: Finding the Origins of Music in the World's Wild Places

Great Animal Orchestra: Finding the Origins of Music in the World's Wild Places

Bernie Krause

A fascinating exploration of nature's music from plants and animals to the wind and rain. 288 pages. More details…

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The Great Extinctions: What Causes Them and How They Shape Life

The Great Extinctions: What Causes Them and How They Shape Life

Norman MacLeod

What is extinction? What causes it? Can it be prevented? Leading palaeontologist Norman MacLeod reveals how, contrary to popular conception, species extinction is as natural a process as species evolution. 208 pages. More details…

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The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution

Richard Dawkins

480 pages. More details…

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Green Gone Wrong: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Eco-Capitalism

Green Gone Wrong: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Eco-Capitalism

Heather Rogers

278 pages. More details…

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Growing Barn Owls in my Garden

Growing Barn Owls in my Garden

Paul Hackney

An enjoyable and informative story of the author's success in restoring this beautiful bird to areas of the country where numbers had declined. 160 pages. More details…

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Half-Earth: Our Planet's Fight for Life

Half-Earth: Our Planet's Fight for Life

Edward O Wilson

256 pages. More details…

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Hare (Encounters in the Wild)

Hare (Encounters in the Wild)

Jim Crumley

64 pages. More details…

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Heat: How We Can Stop the Planet Burning

Heat: How We Can Stop the Planet Burning

George Monbiot

320 pages. More details…

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A Natural History of the Hedgerow

A Natural History of the Hedgerow

John Wright

320 pages. More details…

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The Hedgerows Heaped with May

The Hedgerows Heaped with May

Stephen Moss (Ed), Contibutors: Clive James, Richard Mabey, Robin Page, Max Hastings, Joanna Trollope, Boris Johnson, Peter Marren, James May, JHB Peel, Byron Rogers, Fiona Armstrong, John Humphrys, WF Deedes, Clive Aslet

The Telegraph Book of the Countryside 354 pages. More details…

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Here Be Dragons

Dennis McCarthy

How the study of animal and plant distributions revolutionized our views of life and Earth.

"Excellent book. McCarthy makes biogeography into a story that is both intelligible and compelling."

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214 pages.

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The Homing Instinct

The Homing Instinct

Bernd Heinrich

352 pages. More details…

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How Did We Get Into This Mess?: Politics, Equality, Nature

George Monbiot

342 pages. More details…

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How to Be a Better Birder

How to Be a Better Birder

Derek Lovitch

This book will take your birding skills to the next level. 202 pages. More details…

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How to Clone a Mammoth

How to Clone a Mammoth

Beth Shapiro

Could extinct species, like mammoths and passenger pigeons, be brought back to life? 256 pages. More details…

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The Hunt for the Golden Mole

The Hunt for the Golden Mole

Richard Girling

All Creatures Great and Small, and Why They Matter 312 pages. More details…

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Inglorious: Conflict in the Uplands

Inglorious: Conflict in the Uplands

Mark Avery (Foreword - Chris Packham)

Makes an extrememly strong case for banning driven grouse shooting. 304 pages. More details…

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Jewel Hunter

Jewel Hunter

Chris Gooddie

Insightful, compelling and funny, this is more than just a book about birds. It is the true story of an impossible dream: a quest to see all of the world's most elusive avian gems - the Pittas - in a single year. 424 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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The Lagoon

The Lagoon

Armand Marie Leroi

501 pages. More details…

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Landmarks

Landmarks

Robert Macfarlane

A joyous meditation on words, landscape and the relationship between the two. 387 pages. More details…

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Landscapes in Landscapes

Landscapes in Landscapes

Piet Oudolf

282 pages. More details…

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Landskipping

Landskipping

Anna Pavord

Painters, Ploughmen and Places 272 pages. More details…

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Latin for Bird Lovers

Latin for Bird Lovers

Roger J Lederer & Carol Burr

An accessible, informative, and beautifully illustrated guide to the mysteries of ornithological Latin. More details…

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A Less Green and Pleasant Land

A Less Green and Pleasant Land

Norman MacLean with Foreward by Chris Packham

Our Threatened Wildlife 409 pages. More details…

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Leviathan (or the Whale)

Leviathan (or the Whale)

Philip Hoare

453 pages. More details…

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Life with Birds: A Story of Mutual Exploitation

Life with Birds: A Story of Mutual Exploitation

Malcolm Smith

192 pages. More details…

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A Natural History of Lighthouses

A Natural History of Lighthouses

John A Love

293 pages. More details…

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Lost Among the Birds: Accidentally Finding Myself in One Very Big Year

Lost Among the Birds: Accidentally Finding Myself in One Very Big Year

Neil Hayward

416 pages. More details…

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The Lost Fens: England's Greatest Ecological Disaster

The Lost Fens: England's Greatest Ecological Disaster

Ian D Rotherham

The history of a landscape, of a region, and of its people, long since passed away. 215 pages. More details…

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The Magic of Reality: How We Know What's Really True

The Magic of Reality: How We Know What's Really True

Richard Dawkins & Dave McKean

272 pages. More details…

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The Marsh Lions

The Marsh Lions

Brian Jackman & Jonathan Scott

The true story of a pride of lions in Kenya's world-famous Masai Mara game reserve. 320 pages. More details…

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Mathematical Nature Walk

Mathematical Nature Walk

John Adam

96 common and not so common questions inspired by the natural world neatly solved (with detailed steps and illustrated). How heavy is a cloud? How long does it take for a snowball to melt? Why do large haystacks spontaneously combust?

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A Message from Martha: The extinction of the Passenger Pigeon and its relevance today

A Message from Martha: The extinction of the Passenger Pigeon and its relevance today

Mark Avery

Imaginative and tremendously poignant. 272 pages. More details…

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Natural Histories: 25 Extraordinary Species that have changed our World

Natural Histories: 25 Extraordinary Species that have changed our World

Brett Westwood & Stephen Moss

444 pages. More details…

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What Nature does for Britain

What Nature does for Britain

Tony Juniper

From the peat bogs and woodlands that help to secure our water supply, to the bees and soils that produce most of the food we eat, Britain is rich in 'natural capital'. 281 pages. More details…

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What has Nature ever done for us?

What has Nature ever done for us?

Tony Juniper

Money doesn't grow on trees. Or does it? 324 pages. More details…

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Never a Dull Moment: A Naturalist's View of British Wildlife

Never a Dull Moment: A Naturalist's View of British Wildlife

Ross Gardner

164 pages. More details…

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A New History of Life: The Radical New Discoveries About the Origins and Evolution of Life on Earth

A New History of Life: The Radical New Discoveries About the Origins and Evolution of Life on Earth

Peter Ward & Joe Kirschvink

391 pages. More details…

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Collecting the New Naturalists

Collecting the New Naturalists

Tim Bernhard & Tim Lowe

320 pages. More details…

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The New Wild

The New Wild

Fred Pearce

Veteran environmental journalist Fred Pearce used to think of invasive species as evil interlopers spoiling pristine 'natural' ecosystems. Most conservationists would agree. But what if traditional ecology is wrong, and true environmentalists should be applauding the invaders? 310 pages. More details…

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Nightingales in November: A Year in the Lives of Twelve British Birds

Nightingales in November: A Year in the Lives of Twelve British Birds

Mike Dilger

256 pages. More details…

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Nightwalk - A Journey to the Heart of Nature

Nightwalk - A Journey to the Heart of Nature

Chris Yates

214 pages. More details…

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Bacteria

John Paul

Available from early December 2019. New Naturalist Series.

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Books and Naturalists

Books and Naturalists

David Allen

New Naturalist series 112. Explores the world of nature publishing through the course of history, from its very early days in the dawn of publishing, through various significant new discoveries and into the 21st Century. 320 pages. More details…

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Falcons

Falcons

Richard Sale

New Naturalist Series 132. 496 pages. More details…

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Ponds, Pools and Puddles

Jeremy Biggs

Available from early January 2019. New Naturalist Library. In preparation.

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Seaweeds

S Scott & C Maggs

Available from 18 December 2019. New Naturalist Library. In preparation. 320 pages.

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Shallow Seas

Shallow Seas

Peter J Hayward

New Naturalist Series 131. 416 pages. More details…

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Slugs and Snails

Slugs and Snails

Robert Cameron

New Naturalist Library 133. 432 pages. More details…

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Whales and Dolphins

Peter Evans

Available from 18 December 2019. New Naturalist Library. In preparation. c500 pages. More details…

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Norfolk In The First World War

Norfolk In The First World War

Frank Meeres

128 pages. More details…

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On Extinction: How We Became Estranged from Nature

Melanie Challenger

272 pages. More details…

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Orison for a Curlew

Orison for a Curlew

Horatio Clare

100 pages. More details…

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The Owl Who Liked Sitting on Caesar: Life with an Enchanting Tawny Owl

The Owl Who Liked Sitting on Caesar: Life with an Enchanting Tawny Owl

Martin Windrow

328 pages. More details…

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Paradise Under Glass: The Education of an Indoor Gardener

Paradise Under Glass: The Education of an Indoor Gardener

Ruth Kassinger

347 pages.

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A Patch Made in Heaven

A Patch Made in Heaven

Dominic Couzens

192 pages. More details…

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Perfect Exposure: The Professional Guide to Capturing Perfect Digital Photographs

Michael Freeman

Unlock the secrets of taking properly exposed photographs using this in depth guide. Contains clear examples from real photo assignments and accompanies them with explanations. 192 pages.

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The Perfumier and the Stinkhorn

The Perfumier and the Stinkhorn

Richard Mabey

A sextet of inspiring mediations exploring how our sensory responses influence our interactions with and attitudes towards nature. 110 pages.

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Planet Earth, The Future

Fergus Beeley, Rosamund Kidman Cox & Jonathan Porritt

256 pages.

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Rain: Four Walks in English Weather

Rain: Four Walks in English Weather

Melissa Harrison

128 pages. More details…

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Rare Treasures From the Library of the Natural History Museum

Rare Treasures From the Library of the Natural History Museum

London Natural History Museum

224 pages. More details…

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Red Sky at Night

Red Sky at Night

Jane Struthers

The book of lost countryside wisdom.

An indispensable guide to everything we knew and loved before we went inside and turned on the TV. 289 pages.

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Rings in the Shingle

Rings in the Shingle

Stuart Medland

Images and poems from the Norfolk Coast. 70 pages.

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Rising Ground: A Search for the Spirit of Place

Rising Ground: A Search for the Spirit of Place

Philip Marsden

352 pages. More details…

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RSPB What's that Rock or Mineral?

RSPB What's that Rock or Mineral?

Tom Jackson

128 pages. More details…

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The Running Hare: The Secret Life of Farmland

The Running Hare: The Secret Life of Farmland

John Lewis-Stempel

304 pages. More details…

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The Sacred Combe: A Search for Humanity's Heartland

The Sacred Combe: A Search for Humanity's Heartland

Simon Barnes

256 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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Samphire Coast

Samphire Coast

Robert Greenfield

Former British fashion designer Robert Greenfield, risks everything for a 'no going back' adventure that turns his comfy city life upside down as a dramatic new life beckons as a budding hotelier. 315 pages.

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Saving a Million Species: Extinction Risk from Climate Change

Saving a Million Species: Extinction Risk from Climate Change

Edited By: Lee Hannah and Thomas E Lovejoy

417 pages. More details…

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A Little History of Science

A Little History of Science

William F Bynum

272 pages. More details…

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The Sea Inside

The Sea Inside

Philip Hoare

350 pages. More details…

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The Shark and the Albatross

The Shark and the Albatross

John Aitchison

256 pages. More details…

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Shifting Sands

Andy Stoddart

Blakeney Point and the Environmental Imagination. 186 pages. More details…

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Shrewdunnit - The Nature Files

Shrewdunnit - The Nature Files

Conor Mark Jameson

An evocative journal that inspires and delights. 281 pages. More details…

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Silent Spring Revisited

Silent Spring Revisited

Conor Mark Jameson

Fifty years after the publication of the seminal Silent Spring, Conor Mark Jameson reflects on Rachel Carson's legacy and ask the question - are we still silencing the spring? 288 pages. More details…

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Silt Road: The Story of a Lost River

Charles Rangeley-Wilson

288 pages. More details…

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The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

Elizabeth Kolbert

Elizabeth Kolbert combines brilliant field reporting, the history of ideas and the work of geologists, botanists and marine biologists to tell the gripping stories of a dozen species. 336 pages. More details…

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A Sky Full of Birds: In Search of Murders, Murmurations and Britain's Great Bird Gatherings

A Sky Full of Birds: In Search of Murders, Murmurations and Britain's Great Bird Gatherings

Matt Merritt

256 pages. More details…

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A Slow Passion

A Slow Passion

Ruth Brooks

Snails, My Garden and Me.

The story behind the BBC Radio 4's Amateur Scientist of the Year. Grandmother-turned-scientist Ruth Brooks poses this question "Do snails have a homing instinct?" Rich in anecdotes and misadventures. 244 pages.

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Small-Headed Flycatcher. Seen Yesterday

Small-Headed Flycatcher. Seen Yesterday

Pete Dunne

A collection on thirty-two essays originally published in 'American Birds' and 'Birdwatcher's Digest' among others.

Pete Dunne is Director of the New Jersey Audubon Society's Cape May Bird Observatory in Cape May Point, New Jersey, and consultant to the Peterson birding field guide series. His previous essay collections include Tales of a Low-Rent Birder, Golden Wings and other Stories about Birders and Birding, and "Before the Echo". 156 pages.

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Smart Swarm: Using Animal Behaviour to Organise Our World

Smart Swarm: Using Animal Behaviour to Organise Our World

Peter Miller

A fascinating lesson in how much we still have to learn from nature. Paperback due 14/04/2011. 304 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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Spirals in Time

Spirals in Time

Helen Scales

312 pages. More details…

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The Splendour of the Tree

The Splendour of the Tree

Noel Kingsbury

228 pages. More details…

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Spring: An Anthology for the Changing Seasons

Spring: An Anthology for the Changing Seasons

Melissa Harrison

208 pages. More details…

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A Sting in the Tale

A Sting in the Tale

Dave Goulson

256 pages. More details…

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The Story of the World in 100 Species

The Story of the World in 100 Species

Christopher Lloyd

416 pages. More details…

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Strands: A Year of Discoveries on the Beach

Strands: A Year of Discoveries on the Beach

Jean Sprackland

288 pages. More details…

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Survival of the Beautiful: Art, Science, and Evolution

Survival of the Beautiful: Art, Science, and Evolution

David Rothenberg

A revolutionary new examination of the interplay of beauty, art, and culture in evolution. 320 pages. More details…

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Survivors: Animals and Plants Time Left Behind

Survivors: Animals and Plants Time Left Behind

Richard Fortey

400 pages. More details…

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Swan (Encounters in the Wild)

Swan (Encounters in the Wild)

Jim Crumley

64 pages. More details…

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Ten Thousand Birds

Ten Thousand Birds

Tim Birkhead, Jo Wimpenny & Bob Montgomerie

In stock and available for immediate dispatch. 568 pages. More details…

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This Changes Everything

This Changes Everything

Naomi Klein

A must-read on how the climate crisis must spur transformational political change. 566 pages. More details…

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Thousand Mile Song

Thousand Mile Song

David Rothenberg

304 pages. More details…

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Tweet of the Day

Tweet of the Day

Brett Westwood & Stephen Moss

A Year of Britain's Birds from the Acclaimed Radio 4 Series.

"This handsome book [is] perfect for dipping into . . . The beautiful prose and inspired illustrations by Carry Ackroyd make it a volume to treasure."

 - BBC Countryfile

336 pages. More details…

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Twitching through the swamp

Twitching through the swamp

Peter Marren & David Carstairs

"Droppings from the natural world." 192 pages. More details…

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Waking the Giant: How a Changing Climate Triggers Earthquakes, Tsunamis, and Volcanoes

Waking the Giant: How a Changing Climate Triggers Earthquakes, Tsunamis, and Volcanoes

Bill McGuire

320 pages. More details…

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The Walker's Guide to Outdoor Clues & Signs

The Walker's Guide to Outdoor Clues & Signs

Tristan Gooley

448 pages. More details…

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White Dolphin

White Dolphin

Gill Lewis

288 pages. More details…

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Wild Hares and Hummingbirds

Wild Hares and Hummingbirds

Steven Moss

The Natural History of an English Village. 305 pages. More details…

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Wild Kingdom: Bringing Back Britain's Wildlife

Wild Kingdom: Bringing Back Britain's Wildlife

Stephen Moss

294 pages. More details…

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A Wild Life

A Wild Life

Martin Hughes-Games

263 pages. More details…

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Wildlife Crime

Dave Dick

208 pages. More details…

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Winging it: Birding for low-flyers

Winging it: Birding for low-flyers

Andrew Fallan

Engaging tales that recount the highs and lows of being an avid birder in a world seemingly populated by experts and high-flyers. 146 pages.

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Wisdom for Beekeepers

Wisdom for Beekeepers

James E Tew

288 pages. More details…

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The Wood for the Trees: One Man's Long View of Nature

The Wood for the Trees: One Man's Long View of Nature

Richard Fortey

320 pages. More details…

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Woodlands

Woodlands

Oliver Rackham

608 pages. More details…

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