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RSPB Spotlight: Ducks and Geese

RSPB Spotlight: Ducks and Geese

Marianne Taylor

Available from 28 May 2020. 128 pages. More details…

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Raptor Prey Remains

Raptor Prey Remains

Ed Drewitt

Available from 11 May 2020. A Guide to Identifying What's Been Eaten by a Bird of Prey. 230 pages. More details…

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Softback £24.99 £22.99

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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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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Softback £24.99 £19.99

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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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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Softback £14.99 £12.99

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

398 pages. More details…

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Bird Migration

Bird Migration

Ian Newton

Available from 21 May 2020. 608 pages. More details…

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Bird Observatories of the British Isles

Bird Observatories of the British Isles

Mike Archer Ed.

448 pages. More details…

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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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A Naturalist's Guide to Birds of Britain & Northern Europe Edition 2

A Naturalist's Guide to Birds of Britain & Northern Europe Edition 2

Peter Goodfellow

160 pages. More details…

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Birds Britannica Edn 2

Birds Britannica Edn 2

Mark Cocker & Richard Mabey

536 pages. More details…

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Hardback £50.00 £44.99

British Birds: A Pocket Guide

British Birds: A Pocket Guide

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

272 pages. More details…

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Collins Complete Guide to British Birds

Collins Complete Guide to British Birds

Paul Sterry

A Photographic Guide to Every Common Species . 288 pages. More details…

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

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

Dominic Mitchell

"[...] a fundamental piece of valuable information that anyone with a passion for this region's avifauna should own."

 - Pedro Nicolau, BTO book reviews

335 pages. More details…

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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 £42.99

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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Reed Mini Guide: Birds

Reed Mini Guide: Birds

Dan Brown

176 pages. More details…

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Softback with plastic cover £4.99 £3.99

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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Birds of the Brecks

Birds of the Brecks

Su Gough

96 pages. More details…

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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

Available from 17 April 2020. 560 pages. More details…

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British Birds Handbook

British Birds Handbook

Camilla de la Bedoyere

The ultimate ID guide for bird lovers aged 8+. Endorsed by The Wildlife Trusts, this handbook includes 100 different bird species that can be found in gardens and wild areas up and down the UK. 224 pages. More details…

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RSPB Everyday Guide to British Birds

RSPB Everyday Guide to British Birds

Charlie Elder

192 pages. More details…

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Guide to British Birds Tracks and Signs

Guide to British Birds Tracks and Signs

Published by Field Studies Council

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Guide to Winter Coastal Birds

Guide to Winter Coastal Birds

Sue Loughran

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Birds of Britain and Europe (Collins Nature Guides)

Birds of Britain and Europe (Collins Nature Guides)

J. Nicolai , K. Wothe & D. Singer

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Garden Birds of Britain & Europe (Collins Nature Guides)

Garden Birds of Britain & Europe (Collins Nature Guides)

Detlef Singer

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Collins Bird Guide: Edition 2

Collins Bird Guide: Edition 2

Killian Mullarney, Dan Zetterström & Lars Svensson

448 pages. More details…

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(LxWxD) 19.5 x 13.5 x 3 cm Hardback (Revised 2nd edition) £30.00 £19.99
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(LxWxD) 19.5 x 13.5 x 3 cm Softback (Revised 2nd edition) £19.99 £13.99

Collins Bird Guide Edition 2 (Large Format)

Collins Bird Guide Edition 2 (Large Format)

Killian Mullarney, Dan Zetterström & Lars Svensson

448 pages. More details…

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(LxWxD) 31.6 x 22.4 x 3 cm Large Format Hardback (Un-revised 2nd edition) £79.99 £69.99

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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Softback £24.99 £21.99

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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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…

Plates and Distribution Maps shown on same spread.Plates and Distribution Maps shown on same spread.
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Flexibound £22.00 £18.99

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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The Curious Bird Lover's Handbook

The Curious Bird Lover's Handbook

Niall Edworthy

224 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

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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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 £79.99 £59.99 Price Provisional.

Complete Garden Bird Book

Complete Garden Bird Book

Mark Golley & Stephen Moss Illustrated by Dave Daly

176 pages. More details…

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Softback £10.99 £9.99

A Naturalist's Guide to Garden Birds of the British Isles Edition 2

A Naturalist's Guide to Garden Birds of the British Isles Edition 2

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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Bloomsbury Pocket Guide To Garden Birds

Bloomsbury Pocket Guide To Garden Birds

Nigel Blake

192 pages. More details…

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Guide to Garden Wildlife Edition 2

Guide to Garden Wildlife Edition 2

Ian & Richard Lewington (Authors & Illustrators). Introduction by Ken Thompson.

224 pages. More details…

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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 £54.99

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

Great British Birding Experiences

Great British Birding Experiences

Dan Brown

Dan has compiled a 'Top 40' list of the very best birding experiences that the UK has to offer. The month-by-month calendar approach makes it easy for the reader to find out what the key spectacles they should be looking for are at any time of year. 320 pages. More details…

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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 £41.99

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

The Hen Harrier

The Hen Harrier

Donald Watson, Foreword by Mark Avery

416 pages. More details…

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Hardback £18.99 £14.99

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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How to be an Urban Birder

How to be an Urban Birder

David Lindo

256 pages. More details…

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Flexibound £15.99 £12.99

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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RSPB Spotlight: Kingfishers

RSPB Spotlight: Kingfishers

David Chandler

128 pages. More details…

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Softback £9.99 £6.99

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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Collins Life-Size Birds

Collins Life-Size Birds

Paul Sterry & Andrew Cleave

Collins Life-Size Birds The Only Guide to Show British Birds at their Actual Size. 320 pages. More details…

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Hardback £29.99 £24.99

London Bird Atlas

London Bird Atlas

Ian Woodward, Richard W Arnold & Neil Smith

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Softback £39.99 £34.99

Mrs Moreau's Warbler: How Birds Got Their Names

Mrs Moreau's Warbler: How Birds Got Their Names

Stephen Moss

368 pages. More details…

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Softback £9.99 £7.99

Birds of the Nene Washes

Birds of the Nene Washes

Jonathan P Taylor

100 pages. More details…

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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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Hardback £119.00 £89.00
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Signed Hardback (Collectible) £250.00 £175.00

Bird Populations

Bird Populations

Ian Newton

608 pages. More details…

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Hardback £55.00 £29.99
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Leather Bound (limited edition) £250.00 £199.00

Garden Birds (New Naturalist Series)

Garden Birds (New Naturalist Series)

Mike Toms

New Naturalist Series 140. 448 pages. More details…

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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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Partridges: Countryside Barometer

Partridges: Countryside Barometer

G R Potts

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

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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. 1st Edition. 1st Impression. 320 pages. More details…

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(LxWxD) 22.3 x 15.6 x 3.6 cm Hardback £59.00 £50.00
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Leather Bound (limited edition) £250.00 £199.00
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(LxWxD) 21.6 x 15.1 x 3 cm Softback £67.00 £49.00

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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Identification of European Non-Passerines Edition 2: A BTO Field Guide

Identification of European Non-Passerines Edition 2: A BTO Field Guide

Jeff Baker

463 pages. More details…

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Softback £15.00 £14.75

Norfolk Bird and Mammal Report 2018

Norfolk Bird and Mammal Report 2018

Published by Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society

251 pages. More details…

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Softback £12.00 £10.99

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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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 £19.99 £17.99

RSPB Spotlight Ospreys

RSPB Spotlight Ospreys

Tim Mackrill

128 pages.

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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

160 pages. More details…

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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 £12.00 £10.99

The Owl Book

The Owl Book

Jane Russ

160 pages. More details…

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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

RSPB Spotlight: Owls

RSPB Spotlight: Owls

Marianne Taylor

128 pages. More details…

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Softback £9.99 £6.99

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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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 Pelagic Dictionary of Natural History of the British Isles

The Pelagic Dictionary of Natural History of the British Isles

Peter J Jarvis

549 pages. More details…

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Hardback £35.00 £31.50

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

This beautifully illustrated book is the first in-depth focus on the lives of Peregrines in towns and cities. In words and stunning photos. 208 pages. More details…

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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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Hardback £20.00 £16.99

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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Hardback £60.00 £53.99

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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Hardback £60.00 £51.00

Red Kite's Year

Red Kite's Year

Ian Carter, Illustrated by Dan Powell, Foreword by Mark Avery

160 pages. More details…

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Softback £25.00 £22.50

The Robin Book

The Robin Book

Jane Russ

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Hardback £9.99 £8.99

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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Softback £12.99 £11.99

Little Book of Robins

Little Book of Robins

Bill Oddie

Available from 21 August 2020. Britain's most popular bird as seen through the eyes of Britain's most popular birdwatcher! 176 pages. More details…

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Hardback £14.99 £12.99

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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Softback £14.99 £7.49

RSPB Birds of Britain and Europe

RSPB Birds of Britain and Europe

Rob Hume

480 pages. More details…

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Softback £16.99 £14.99

RSPB Garden Birds

RSPB Garden Birds

Marianne Taylor

224 pages. More details…

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Hardback £25.00 £22.50

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…

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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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 Handbook of Scottish Birds

RSPB Handbook of Scottish Birds

Peter Holden

256 pages. More details…

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RSPB Seabirds

RSPB Seabirds

Marianne Taylor

240 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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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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The Seabird's Cry

The Seabird's Cry

Adam Nicolson

The Lives and Loves of Puffins, Gannets and Other Ocean Voyagers.

Shortlisted for the Richard Jefferies Society Award for Nature Writing 2017.

Shortlisted for the Wainwright Prize 2018. 228 pages. More details…

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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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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."

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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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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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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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RSPB Spotlight Sparrows

RSPB Spotlight Sparrows

Amy-Jane Beer

128 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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RSPB Spotlight Swifts and Swallows

RSPB Spotlight Swifts and Swallows

Mike Unwin

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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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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To the Ends of the Earth: Ireland's Place in Bird Migration

To the Ends of the Earth: Ireland's Place in Bird Migration

Anthony McGeehan

242 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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The Twelve Birds of Christmas

The Twelve Birds of Christmas

Stephen Moss

224 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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RSPB Spotlight Woodpeckers

RSPB Spotlight Woodpeckers

Gerard Gorman

128 pages. More details…

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Bird Feeding & Nestboxes

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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Cooking for Birds

Cooking for Birds

Mark Golley

Some of the most popular bird food recipes, with cookery tips. 96 pages. More details…

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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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Nestboxes: Your Complete Guide

Nestboxes: Your Complete Guide

David Cromack

162 pages. More details…

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