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Bird Monographs

200 Bird Songs from Around the World

200 Bird Songs from Around the World

Les Beletsky

370 pages. More details…

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Around the World For Albatrosses

Around the World For Albatrosses

Otto Plantema

148 pages. More details…

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Hardback £42.00 £39.00

Albatrosses, Petrels and Shearwaters of the World

Albatrosses, Petrels and Shearwaters of the World

Paul Scofield & Derek Onley

224 pages. More details…

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(LxWxD) 23.4 x 15.6 x 1.5 cm Softback £30.00 £25.99

Antpittas and Gnateaters

Antpittas and Gnateaters

Harold F Greeney, Illustrated by David Beadle

496 pages. More details…

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Hardback £50.00 £44.99

The Aviary: The Book that Transforms into a Work of Art

The Aviary: The Book that Transforms into a Work of Art

Matt Merritt

112 pages. More details…

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Hardback £20.00 £12.99

Barn Owl

Barn Owl

David Chandler

128 pages. More details…

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Hardback £14.99 £9.99

The Barn Owl: Guardian of the Countryside

The Barn Owl: Guardian of the Countryside

Jeff R Martin

256 pages. More details…

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Hardback £30.00 £22.95

The Barn Swallow

The Barn Swallow

Angela Turner

304 pages. More details…

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(LxW) 23.4 x 15.4 cm Hardback £50.00

Bewick's Swan

Bewick's Swan

Eileen Rees

Helm monograph on this elegant species. 296 pages. More details…

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

The Biology of Moult in Birds

The Biology of Moult in Birds

Lukas Jenni & Rafael Winkler

318 pages. More details…

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Hardback £55.00 £52.99

Bird Migration

Bird Migration

Ian Newton

608 pages. More details…

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Softback £12.99 £9.99

Bird Senses: How and What Birds See, Hear, Smell, Taste and Feel

Bird Senses: How and What Birds See, Hear, Smell, Taste and Feel

Graham R Martin

300 pages. More details…

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Softback £30.00 £28.99

The Bird Way: A New Look at How Birds Talk, Work, Play, Parent, and Think

The Bird Way: A New Look at How Birds Talk, Work, Play, Parent, and Think

Jennifer Ackerman

368 pages. More details…

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Birds and Climate Change: Impacts and Conservation Response

Birds and Climate Change: Impacts and Conservation Response

James W Pearce-Higgins & Rhys E. Green

477 pages. More details…

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Birds: The Art of Ornithology

Birds: The Art of Ornithology

Jonathan Elphick

336 pages. More details…

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Birds: The Art of Ornithology (Boxed Set containing 36 Prints)

Birds: The Art of Ornithology (Boxed Set containing 36 Prints)

Jonathan Elphick

224 pages. More details…

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Box £35.00 £32.99 UK & EU (£30.55 Non EU)

Black Woodpecker

Black Woodpecker

Gerard Gorman

184 pages. More details…

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Cotingas and Manakins

Cotingas and Manakins

Guy Kirwan, Graeme Green & Eustace Barnes

624 pages. More details…

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Crows and Jays

Crows and Jays

Steve Madge & Hilary Burn

216 pages. More details…

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Hardback £60.00 £56.99

Cuckoo: Cheating by nature

Cuckoo: Cheating by nature

Nick Davies

289 pages. More details…

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The Cuckoo: The Uninvited Guest

The Cuckoo: The Uninvited Guest

Oldrich Mikulica,Tomás Grim, Karl Schulze-Hagen & Bård G Stokke. Foreword by Nick Davies

160 pages. More details…

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Cuckoos of the World

Cuckoos of the World

Johannes Erritzoe, Clive F Mann, Frederik Brammer & Richard A Fuller

480 pages. More details…

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Cuckoos, Cowbirds and other Cheats

Cuckoos, Cowbirds and other Cheats

N B Davies

320 pages. More details…

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Curassows and Related Birds

Curassows and Related Birds

Jean Delacour & Dean Amadon

476 pages. More details…

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The Dippers

The Dippers

Stephanie Tyler & Stephen Ormerod

241 pages. More details…

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Drawn From Paradise: The Discovery, Art and Natural History of the Birds of Paradise

Drawn From Paradise: The Discovery, Art and Natural History of the Birds of Paradise

David Attenborough & Errol Fuller

256 pages. More details…

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Drawn From Paradise: The Discovery, Art and Natural History of the Birds of Paradise

Drawn From Paradise: The Discovery, Art and Natural History of the Birds of Paradise

David Attenborough & Errol Fuller

256 pages. More details…

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Ducks, Geese and Swans

Ducks, Geese and Swans

Janet Kear

832 pages. More details…

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2 Volume Hardback £150.00 £145.00

Every Penguin in the World: A Quest to See Them All

Every Penguin in the World: A Quest to See Them All

Charles Bergman

224 pages. More details…

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Far from Land: The Mysterious Lives of Seabirds

Far from Land: The Mysterious Lives of Seabirds

Michael Brooke

256 pages. More details…

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Finches and Sparrows

Finches and Sparrows

Peter Clement

Helm ID Guide covering all the world's species. 73 colour plates. 512 pages. More details…

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Hardback £65.00 £61.50

Flight Identification of Raptors of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East

Flight Identification of Raptors of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East

Dick Forsman

608 pages. More details…

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Hardback £45.00 £41.99

Flights of Passage

Flights of Passage

Mike Unwin & David Tipling

288 pages. More details…

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A Garden Bird Year

A Garden Bird Year

Mike Toms

256 pages. More details…

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Hardback £16.99 £12.99

The Golden Eagle Edition 2

The Golden Eagle Edition 2

Jeff Watson

394 pages. More details…

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(LxW) 23.4 x 15.6 cm Hardback £60.00 £52.99

Golden Oriole

Golden Oriole

Jake Allsop & Paul Mason

328 pages. More details…

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(LxW) 23.4 x 15.4 cm Hardback (Manufactured on Demand) £60.00 £56.99

The Goshawk

The Goshawk

Robert Kenward

An authoritative yet highly readable Poyser Monograph on this large and spectacular bird of prey. 360 pages. More details…

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(LxW) 23.4 x 15.4 cm Hardback £60.00 £52.99

Who Killed the Great Auk?

Who Killed the Great Auk?

Jeremy Gaskell

The first modern retelling of the extinction of the Great Auk. Attractively illustrated, includes maps, photos and line drawings. 192 pages. More details…

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Hardback £72.00 £69.00

The Greater Flamingo

The Greater Flamingo

Alan Johnson & Frank Cezilly

A comprehensive overview of these fascinating birds concentrating on one of the best-studied flamingo populations in the world, in the Camargue. 328 pages. More details…

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

Grouse of the World

Grouse of the World

Roald Popatov & Richard Sale

Grouse are a source of fascination for people. 408 pages. More details…

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The Gull Next Door:  A Portrait of a Misunderstood Bird

The Gull Next Door: A Portrait of a Misunderstood Bird

Marianne Taylor

208 pages. More details…

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Gulls of Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East: An Identification Guide

Gulls of Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East: An Identification Guide

Peter Adriaens, Mars Muusse, Philippe J Dubois & Frédéric Jiguet

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

608 pages. More details…

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(LxW) 24 x 17 cm Hardback £50.00 £45.99

Gulls of the Americas

Gulls of the Americas

Steve Howell & Jon Dunn

528 pages. More details…

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Gulls of the World: A Photographic Guide

Gulls of the World: A Photographic Guide

Klaus Malling Olsen

368 pages. More details…

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Gulls: A Guide to Identification Edition 2

Gulls: A Guide to Identification Edition 2

Peter Grant

352 pages. More details…

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The Gyrfalcon

The Gyrfalcon

Eugene Potapov & Richard Sale

288 pages. More details…

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Harriers: Journeys around the World

Harriers: Journeys around the World

Don Scott

The culmination of over two decades study and observation by Don Scott. Covers all the world's species and is illustrated by photos and occasional watercolours. 182 pages.

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Bird Families of the World

Bird Families of the World

David W Winkler, Shawn M Billerman & Irby J Lovette

600 pages. More details…

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The Herons

The Herons

James A Kushlan, James A Hancock

OUP Bird Families of the World series. A definitive account of 60 species of heron, egret and bittern. 12 colour plates by David Thelwell. Numerous colour photos. 400 pages. More details…

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Herons and Egrets of the World: A Photographic Journey

Herons and Egrets of the World: A Photographic Journey

James Hancock

250 pages. More details…

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Softback £34.99 £19.99

A History of Birds

A History of Birds

Simon Wills

180 pages. More details…

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Hummingbirds

Hummingbirds

Ronald Orenstein

256 pages. More details…

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Hummingbirds: A Celebration of Nature's Jewels

Hummingbirds: A Celebration of Nature's Jewels

Glenn Bartley and Andy Swash

Available from 27 February 2022. 288 pages. More details…

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Hardback £28.00 £23.99 until 31 January 2022.

An Inspiration of Waders: Twinkling Gems Over a Falling Tide

An Inspiration of Waders: Twinkling Gems Over a Falling Tide

Rick and Elis Simpson

160 pages. More details…

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Kestrels for Company

Kestrels for Company

Gordon Riddle

208 pages. More details…

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Kingdom of the Eagle

Kingdom of the Eagle

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The Kittiwake

The Kittiwake

John Coulson

Poyser Monograph. 328 pages. More details…

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The Lapwing

The Lapwing

Michael Shrubb

232 pages. More details…

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The Largest Avian Radiation: The Evolution of Perching Birds, or the Order Passeriformes

The Largest Avian Radiation: The Evolution of Perching Birds, or the Order Passeriformes

Edited by Jon Fjeldså, Les Christidis & Per GP Ericson

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Larks of the World

Larks of the World

Paul Donald & Per Alström, Illustrated by Faansie Peacock

Available from 7 April 2024. 608 pages. More details…

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The Magpies: The Ecology and Behaviour of Black-billed and Yellow-billed Magpies

The Magpies: The Ecology and Behaviour of Black-billed and Yellow-billed Magpies

Tim Birkhead

270 pages. More details…

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Birds of Maine

Birds of Maine

Peter D Vickery

664 pages. More details…

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Hardback £35.00 £32.99

Montagu's Harrier

Montagu's Harrier

Roger Clarke

Arlequin Press. Surely no birder can resist this wonderful raptor. Colour plates by Bruce Pearson. 224 pages. More details…

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The Most Perfect Thing: Inside (and Outside) a Bird's Egg

The Most Perfect Thing: Inside (and Outside) a Bird's Egg

Tim Birkhead

288 pages. More details…

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Munias and Mannikins

Munias and Mannikins

Robin Restall

Pica Press Guide. The standard reference work, covering all the world's species. 80 colour plates. 264 pages. More details…

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(LxW) 24 x 17 cm Hardback £50.00 £41.99

Naturalized Parrots of the World: Distribution, Ecology, and Impacts of the World's Most Colorful Colonizers

Naturalized Parrots of the World: Distribution, Ecology, and Impacts of the World's Most Colorful Colonizers

Stephen Pruett-Jones

304 pages. More details…

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Neotropical Birds of Prey: Biology and Ecology of a Forest Raptor Community

Neotropical Birds of Prey: Biology and Ecology of a Forest Raptor Community

Edited By: David F Whitacre & J Peter Jenny

436 pages. More details…

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Hardback £79.50 £77.00

Nests, Eggs, and Incubation: New Ideas About Avian Reproduction

Nests, Eggs, and Incubation: New Ideas About Avian Reproduction

D C Deeming & S James "Jim" Reynolds

304 pages. More details…

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Hardback £93.00 £89.00

New World Blackbirds - The Icterids

New World Blackbirds - The Icterids

Alvaro Jaramillo, Peter Burke

Pica Press Guide covering 103 species. 39 colour plates. 432 pages. More details…

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(LxW) 23.4 x 15.6 cm Hardback £50.00 £44.99

Nightjars

Nightjars

Nigel Cleere

Pica Press Guide to Nightjars and related Nightbirds that covers all the world's species. 36 superb colour plates. 317 pages. More details…

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(LxW) 24 x 17 cm Hardback £35.00 £29.99

Nightjars and their Allies

Nightjars and their Allies

D T Holyoak

OUP Bird Families of the World series. Covers all 188 species. 23 colour plates. 794 pages. More details…

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Nightjars of the World

Nightjars of the World

Nigel Cleere

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(LxWxD) 25.8 x 18.5 x 3.5 cm Hardback £35.00 £24.99

Norfolk Crane's Story

Norfolk Crane's Story

John Buxton & Chris Durdin

133 pages. More details…

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Oceanic Birds of the World: A Photo Guide

Oceanic Birds of the World: A Photo Guide

Steve N G Howell & Kirk Zufelt

360 pages. More details…

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Ornithology: Foundation, Analysis, and Application

Ornithology: Foundation, Analysis, and Application

Michael L Morrison, Amanda D Rodewald, Gary Voelker, Melanie R Colón and Jonathan F Prather

1016 pages. More details…

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Ospreys The Revival of a Global Raptor

Ospreys The Revival of a Global Raptor

Alan F Poole

205 pages. More details…

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Owl

Owl

Desmond Morris

224 pages. More details…

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Owl Sense

Owl Sense

Miriam Darlington

352 pages. More details…

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Owls: A Guide to Every Species

Owls: A Guide to Every Species

Marianne Taylor

256 pages. More details…

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Owls

Owls

Marianne Taylor

224 pages. More details…

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Hardback £25.00 £22.49

Owls of the World: A Photographic Guide

Owls of the World: A Photographic Guide

Heimo Mikkola

Revised second edition. 750 superb colour photos. 512 pages. More details…

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A Parliament of Owls

A Parliament of Owls

Mike Unwin & David Tipling

A lavish celebration of these compelling birds, covering fifty of the most striking and interesting owl species from around the world. 288 pages. More details…

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Hardback £25.00 £14.99

Undiscovered Owls

Undiscovered Owls

Magnus Robb & The Sound Approach

New sound guide to the owls of Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. 308 pages. More details…

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Hardback Book & 4 Audio CDs £39.95

 

The Oystercatcher

John D Goss-Custard

This book reviews what is known about the behaviour and population ecology of this popular shorebird, from a scientific conservation perspective. 452 pages. More details…

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Hardback £115.00

Birds of Paradise and Bowerbirds

Birds of Paradise and Bowerbirds

Phil Gregory

528 pages. More details…

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Hardback £55.00 £49.50

Birds of Paradise: Revealing the World's Most Extraordinary Birds

Birds of Paradise: Revealing the World's Most Extraordinary Birds

Edwin Scholes and Tim Laman

224 pages. More details…

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Parrots

Parrots

Tony Juniper, Mike Parr

Pica Press Guide. 88 superb plates illustrate every species and most identifiable subspecies. 584 pages. More details…

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(LxW) 24 x 17 cm Hardback £65.00 £58.50

Parrots of the World: Up Close with the World's Cleverest Birds

Parrots of the World: Up Close with the World's Cleverest Birds

Steve Brookes

160 pages. More details…

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Vanished and Vanishing Parrots: Profiling Extinct and Endangered Species

Vanished and Vanishing Parrots: Profiling Extinct and Endangered Species

Joseph M Forshaw. Illustrators: Frank Knight & Noel FR Snyder

323 pages. More details…

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The Passenger Pigeon

The Passenger Pigeon

Errol Fuller

177 pages. More details…

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Hardback £25.00 £21.99

Penguins

Penguins

Lloyd Davies

Poyser Monograph. Covers aspects of penguin evolution, biology, ecology and sociobiology, as well as conservation issues. 300 pages. More details…

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(LxW) 23.4 x 15.4 cm Hardback £50.00 £44.99

Penguins: Their world, their ways

Penguins: Their world, their ways

Tui de Roy

240 pages. More details…

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Peregrine Falcon

Peregrine Falcon

Derek Ratcliffe

2nd edition reprint of this classic raptor study. 488 pages. More details…

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Urban Peregrines

Urban Peregrines

Ed Drewitt

208 pages. More details…

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Pheasants, Partridges & Grouse

Pheasants, Partridges & Grouse

Steve Madge & Phil McGowan

488 pages. More details…

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Pigeons and Doves

Pigeons and Doves

David Gibbs, Eustace Barnes, John Cox

624 pages. More details…

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Pipits and Wagtails of Europe, Asia and North America

Pipits and Wagtails of Europe, Asia and North America

Per Alström & Krister Mild

496 pages. More details…

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(LxW) 23.4 x 15.6 cm Hardback £80.00 £71.99

The Puffin Book

The Puffin Book

Drew Buckley

160 pages. More details…

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RSPB Spotlight: Puffins

RSPB Spotlight: Puffins

Euan Dunn

128 pages. More details…

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Softback £12.99 £11.50

Rails

Rails

Barry Taylor & Ber van Perlo

Pica Press Guide to the rails, crakes, gallinules and coots of the World. 600 pages. More details…

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

Raptors of the World: A Field Guide

Raptors of the World: A Field Guide

James Ferguson-Lees & David A Christie

320 pages. More details…

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Raptors: The Curious Nature of Diurnal Birds of Prey

Raptors: The Curious Nature of Diurnal Birds of Prey

Keith L Bildstein

332 pages. More details…

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Ratites and Tinamous

Ratites and Tinamous

Stephen Davies

OUP Bird Families of the World series. The evolution, biology and natural history of the group of flightless birds that includes ostriches, emus, cassowaries and kiwis - the ratites and their relatives, the tinamous. 12 colour plates. 336 pages. More details…

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The Raven

The Raven

Derek Ratcliffe

A thorough summary of our knowledge of this bird. Illustrations by Chris Rose. 350 pages.

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(LxW) 23.4 x 15.4 cm Hardback £60.00 £54.00

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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The Red Kite: Edition 2

The Red Kite: Edition 2

Ian Carter

187 pages. More details…

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Hardback £25.00 £11.99

Reed and Bush Warblers

Reed and Bush Warblers

Peter Kennerley & David Pearson

608 pages. More details…

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(LxW) 24 x 17 cm Hardback £65.00 £29.99

The Ring Ouzel: A View from the North York Moors

The Ring Ouzel: A View from the North York Moors

Vic Fairbrother & Ken Hutchinson

288 pages. More details…

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Softback £21.95 £21.75

The Robin Book

The Robin Book

Jane Russ

160 pages. More details…

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Hardback £9.99 £6.99

The Robin: A Biography

The Robin: A Biography

Stephen Moss

208 pages. More details…

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Robins and Chats

Robins and Chats

Peter Clement and Chris Rose

A long-awaited guide to this popular group of birds. 672 pages. More details…

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Hardback £65.00 £57.50

RSPB Seabirds

RSPB Seabirds

Marianne Taylor

240 pages. More details…

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Hardback £25.00 £22.50

A Saga of Sea Eagles

A Saga of Sea Eagles

John A Love

248 pages. More details…

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Softback £19.99 £17.99

The Screaming Sky

The Screaming Sky

Charles Foster

200 pages. More details…

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Hardback £15.00 £13.99

Seabirds: The New Identification Guide

Seabirds: The New Identification Guide

Peter Harrison, Martin Perrow & Hans Larsson

600 pages. More details…

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Hardback £89.00 £79.99

Seabirds: A Natural History

Seabirds: A Natural History

Tony Gaston

Poyser monograph that takes an in-depth look at the lives of the world's true seabirds - the penguins, tubenoses, pelecanids, gulls, terns, skuas and auks. 16 pages of colour photos. 222 pages. More details…

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

Search for the Rarest Bird

Search for the Rarest Bird

Vernon Head

244 pages. More details…

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Hardback £14.99

A Shadow Above: The Fall and Rise of the Raven

A Shadow Above: The Fall and Rise of the Raven

Joe Shute

288 pages. More details…

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Shorebirds in Action: An Introduction to Waders and Their Behaviour

Shorebirds in Action: An Introduction to Waders and Their Behaviour

Richard Chandler

Shorebirds in Action is in two parts firstly basic behavioural information, then a photographic section that explains the specific behaviour being illustrated for that particular shorebird at the time the photo was taken. 256 pages. More details…

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Shorebirds of the Northern Hemisphere

Shorebirds of the Northern Hemisphere

Richard Chandler

448 pages. More details…

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(LxWxD) 23.4 x 15.6 x 2.7 cm Softback £40.00 £36.99

Shrikes and Bush-Shrikes

Shrikes and Bush-Shrikes

Tony Harris & Kim Franklin

Helm ID Guide covering all true shrikes, bush-shrikes, helmet-shrikes, wood-shrikes, flycatcher-shrikes, philentomas, batises and wattle-eyes. 41 colour plates, 114+ colour maps. 392 pages. More details…

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Shrikes of the World

Shrikes of the World

Norbert Lefranc

Available from 19 April 2022. 352 pages. More details…

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Skuas and Jaegers

Skuas and Jaegers

Klaus Malling Olsen

Pica Press Identification Guide. 12 colour plates and 156 photos. 192 pages. More details…

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The Skylark

The Skylark

Paul Donald

Poyser Monograph on one of Britain's most popular and inspirational birds. 8 page colour section includes photos and 2 plates illustrating all Alauda species and all the principal races of Skylark. 264 pages. More details…

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RSPB Spotlight Sparrows

RSPB Spotlight Sparrows

Amy-Jane Beer

128 pages. More details…

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Starlings and Mynas

Starlings and Mynas

Chris Feare & Adrian Craig

Helm Identification Guide to all 114 species. 32 colour plates. 272 pages. More details…

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Stonechats

Stonechats

Ewan Urquhart & Adam Bowley

Helm Identification Guide to the genus Saxicola, comprising, amongst others, the Stonechat and the Whinchat. 12 colour plates and over 100 colour photos. 320 pages. More details…

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Sunbirds - A Guide to the Sunbirds, Flowerpeckers, Spiderhunters and Sugarbirds of the World

Sunbirds - A Guide to the Sunbirds, Flowerpeckers, Spiderhunters and Sugarbirds of the World

Robert Cheke, Clive Mann & Richard Allen

Helm Identification Guide. 48 colour plates by Richard Allen accurately portray all major plumage variations. 384 pages. More details…

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The Swallow: A Biography

The Swallow: A Biography

Stephen Moss

208 pages. More details…

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Swifts - A Guide to the Swifts and Treeswifts of the World

Swifts - A Guide to the Swifts and Treeswifts of the World

Phil Chantler

Pica Press Guide. 24 colour plates. This second edition includes significant new text material, plus revisions to the artwork and maps. 272 pages. More details…

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Swifts and Us: The Life of the Bird that Sleeps in the Sky.

Swifts and Us: The Life of the Bird that Sleeps in the Sky.

Sarah Gibson

304 pages. More details…

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Swifts in a Tower

Swifts in a Tower

David Lack

260 pages. More details…

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Sylvia Warblers

Sylvia Warblers

H Shirihai, G Gargallo & A J Helbig

576 pages. More details…

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Tanagers, Cardinals & Finches of the United States and Canada

Tanagers, Cardinals & Finches of the United States and Canada

David Beadle, JD Rising

196 pages. More details…

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Thrushes

Thrushes

Peter Clement & Ren Hathway

Helm Identification Guide covering 162 species of true thrush. 60 colour plates. 464 pages. More details…

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Toucans of the Americas

Toucans of the Americas

Herculano Alvarenga & Eduardo Brettas

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Toucans: The Complete Plates

Toucans: The Complete Plates

Jonathan Elphick

82 pages. More details…

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Tundra Plovers

Tundra Plovers

Igvar Brykjedal & Des Thompson

Poyser monograph covering the Eurasian, American and Pacific Golden Plovers plus Grey Plover. 456 pages.

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Urban Aviary: A modern guide to city birds

Urban Aviary: A modern guide to city birds

Stephen Moss

160 pages. More details…

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Vagrancy in Birds

Vagrancy in Birds

Alexander Lees & James Gilroy

384 pages. More details…

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A Vulture Landscape: Twelve Months in Extremadura

A Vulture Landscape: Twelve Months in Extremadura

Ian Parsons

192 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

240 pages. More details…

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New World Warblers

New World Warblers

Jon Curson, David Beadle, David Quinn

Helm Identification Guide. 36 colour plates. 264 pages. More details…

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What is a Bird?  An Exploration of Anatomy, Physiology, Behavior, and Ecology

What is a Bird? An Exploration of Anatomy, Physiology, Behavior, and Ecology

Tony Williams

368 pages. More details…

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What It's Like to Be a Bird: What Birds Are Doing, and Why

What It's Like to Be a Bird: What Birds Are Doing, and Why

David Sibley

205 pages. More details…

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Evolution and Taxonomy of White-cheeked Geese

Evolution and Taxonomy of White-cheeked Geese

Bertin Anderson

A detailed study of the taxonomy of the Canada Goose complex, with 25 colour plates of specimens. 497 pages.

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The Whooper Swan

The Whooper Swan

Mark Brazil

512 pages. More details…

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Wildfowl of Europe, Asia and North America

Wildfowl of Europe, Asia and North America

Sébastien Reeber

608 pages. More details…

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Woodpecker

Woodpecker

Gerard Gorman

224 pages. More details…

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Woodpeckers of the World

Woodpeckers of the World

Gerard Gorman

It has lived up to expectations. What a stunning book! 448 pages. More details…

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Collins Birds of the World

Collins Birds of the World

Norman Arlott

640 pages. More details…

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World of Birds

World of Birds

Jonathan Elphick

608 pages. More details…

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A World on the Wing: The Global Odyssey of Migratory Birds

A World on the Wing: The Global Odyssey of Migratory Birds

Scott Weidensaul

400 pages. More details…

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The Wren: A Biography

The Wren: A Biography

Stephen Moss

208 pages. More details…

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Wrens, Dippers & Thrashers of the World

Wrens, Dippers & Thrashers of the World

David Brewer

272 pages. More details…

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The Wryneck: Biology, Behaviour, Conservation and Symbolism of Jynx torquilla

The Wryneck: Biology, Behaviour, Conservation and Symbolism of Jynx torquilla

Gerard Gorman

Available from early February 2022. 192 pages. More details…

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World Checklists & Handbooks (Birds)

All the Birds of the World

All the Birds of the World

Josep Del Hoyo

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Handbook of the Birds of the World: Special Volume: New Species and Global Index

Handbook of the Birds of the World: Special Volume: New Species and Global Index

Edited By: Josep Del Hoyo, Andrew Elliott and David Christie

812 pages. More details…

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HBW and Birdlife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World SET

Volume 1

Volume 1

Illustrations and distribution maps for every non-passerine bird species in the world. 800 pages. More details…

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Volume 2

Volume 2

440 colour plates with 12100 colour illustrations. Colour distribution maps for every passerine bird species in the world. 1012 pages. More details…

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HBW and Birdlife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of The World, Volume 1

HBW and Birdlife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of The World, Volume 1

Josep Del Hoyo, Nigel J Collar, David A Christie, Andrew Elliott & Lincoln D C Fishpool

Illustrations and distribution maps for every non-passerine bird species in the world. 800 pages. More details…

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HBW and Birdlife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World, Volume 2

HBW and Birdlife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World, Volume 2

Josep Del Hoyo, Nigel J Collar, David A Christie, Andrew Elliott, Lincoln D C Fishpool, Peter Boesman & Guy M Kirwan

440 colour plates with 12100 colour illustrations. Colour distribution maps for every passerine bird species in the world. 1012 pages. More details…

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Handbook of Birds of the World Volume 12: Picathartes to Tits and Chickadees

Handbook of Birds of the World Volume 12: Picathartes to Tits and Chickadees

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Handbook of Birds of the World Volume 16

Handbook of Birds of the World Volume 16

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Handbook of Birds of the World Volume 6: Mousebirds to hornbills

Handbook of Birds of the World Volume 6: Mousebirds to hornbills

600 pages. More details…

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Handbook of Birds of the World Volume 7: Jacamars to woodpeckers

Handbook of Birds of the World Volume 7: Jacamars to woodpeckers

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Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World: Edition 4: Volume 2: Passerines

Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World: Edition 4: Volume 2: Passerines

Edited by E C Dickinson & J V Remsen Jr

760 pages. More details…

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Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World: Edition 4: Volume 1: Non- passerines:

Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World: Edition 4: Volume 1: Non- passerines:

Edited by E C Dickinson & J V Remsen Jr

576 pages. More details…

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The World's Rarest Birds

The World's Rarest Birds

Erik Hirschfeld, Andy Swash & Rob Still

This landmark publication features stunning photos of 500 species. 352 pages. More details…

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General Interest

 

100 Birds to See in Your Lifetime

David Chandler & Dominic Couzens

The Ultimate Wish-List for Birders Everywhere. 224 pages. More details…

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Audubon to Xantus

Audubon to Xantus

B & R Mearns

Over 100 people are commemorated in the English and Latin names of North American birds. They make a fascinating assembly of travellers, explorers, collectors, taxonomists, wives, daughters and mentors. 588 pages. More details…

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Bald Coot and Screaming Loon

Bald Coot and Screaming Loon

Niall Edworthy

A handbook for the curious bird lover.

A captivating and often humorous book that sets out to answer interesting questions about birds. 208 pages.

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The Pocket Book of Bird Anatomy

The Pocket Book of Bird Anatomy

Marianne Taylor

224 pages. More details…

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Handbook of Bird Biology (Cornell Lab of Ornithology)

Handbook of Bird Biology (Cornell Lab of Ornithology)

John W Fitzpatrick & Irby J. Lovette

716 pages. More details…

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Bird Brain: an Exploration of Avian Intelligence

Bird Brain: an Exploration of Avian Intelligence

Dr Nathan Emery

192 pages. More details…

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Bird Love The Family Life of Birds

Bird Love The Family Life of Birds

Wenfei Tong. Foreword by Mike Webster

192 pages. More details…

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Bird Sense: What it's like to be a bird

Bird Sense: What it's like to be a bird

Tim Birkhead

What's it like to fly like a swift at over one hundred kilometers an hour? 265 pages. More details…

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Birdpedia: A Brief Compendium of Avian Lore

Birdpedia: A Brief Compendium of Avian Lore

Christopher W Leahy

272 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 Britannica: Edition 2

Birds Britannica: Edition 2

Mark Cocker & Richard Mabey. Introduction by Helen Macdonald.

518 pages. More details…

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Birds New to Science

Birds New to Science

David Brewer

416 pages. More details…

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Birds: A Complete Guide to Their Biology and Behaviour

Birds: A Complete Guide to Their Biology and Behaviour

Jonathan Elphick

272 pages. More details…

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Eponym Dictionary of Birds

Eponym Dictionary of Birds

Bo Beolens, Michael Watkins & Michael Grayson

576 pages. More details…

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Facing Extinction Edition 2

Facing Extinction Edition 2

Paul Donald, Nigel Collar, Stuart Marsden & Debbie Pain

The world's rarest birds and the race to save them. 312 pages. More details…

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Lady of the Loch: The incredible story of Britain's oldest Osprey

Lady of the Loch: The incredible story of Britain's oldest Osprey

Helen Armitage

192 pages. More details…

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Life of Birds

Life of Birds

Sir David Attenborough

318 pages. More details…

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The Mating Lives of Birds

The Mating Lives of Birds

James Parry

160 pages. More details…

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The Migration Ecology of Birds

Ian Newton

Presents an up-to-date, detailed and thorough review of the most fascinating ecological findings on bird migration, and benefits from numerous tables, diagrams and maps. An absorbing study. 984 pages. More details…

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Migration Hotspots: The World's Best Bird Migration Sites

Migration Hotspots: The World's Best Bird Migration Sites

Tim Harris

Covers 30 of the planet's most dramatic bird migration hotspots. 240 pages. More details…

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National Birds: Avian Emblems of the World

National Birds: Avian Emblems of the World

Ron Toft

224 pages. More details…

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Naturalised Birds of the World

Naturalised Birds of the World

Christopher Lever

Each successfully introduced or naturalised species is discussed in turn, describing how, why, when and where its introduction took place, how it became established, and the ecological and economic impacts of its presence. 304 pages. More details…

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Rare Birds Yearbook - 2008

Rare Birds Yearbook - 2008

Erik Hirschfeld / Birdlife International

Covers the 189 rarest bird species in the world and is beautifully illustrated with over 400 colour photos and paintings. £4 goes directly to Birdlife International for every book sold. 274 pages.

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Rare Birds Yearbook - 2009

Rare Birds Yearbook - 2009

Erik Hirschfeld / Birdlife International

This edition has over 80% new material. £4 goes directly to Birdlife International for every book sold. 274 pages. More details…

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Helm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names

Helm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names

James Jobling

432 pages. More details…

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Secret Life of Birds: Who they are and what they do

Secret Life of Birds: Who they are and what they do

Colin Tudge

A lyrical account of the birds of the world and the ways they live. 512 pages. More details…

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Speciation and Biogeography of Birds

Speciation and Biogeography of Birds

Ian Newton

Provides an up-to-date synthesis of current knowledge on species formation, and the factors influencing current distribution patterns. 688 pages. More details…

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Ten Million Aliens

Ten Million Aliens

Simon Barnes

A Journey Through the Entire Animal Kingdom. 480 pages. More details…

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Top 100 Birding Sites of the World

Top 100 Birding Sites of the World

Dominic Couzens

A new, redesigned and reformatted edition of an old favourite. 320 pages. More details…

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Top Wildlife Sites of the World

Top Wildlife Sites of the World

Will & Natalie Burrard-Lucas

240 pages. More details…

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Weather and Bird Behaviour

Weather and Bird Behaviour

Norman Elkins

This classic Poyser title, now in its third edition, discusses in depth the various ways in which weather conditions influence bird behaviour. 276 pages. More details…

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Why don't woodpeckers get headaches?

Why don't woodpeckers get headaches?

Mike O'Connor

An interesting and humorous insight into the secrets of birds. 212 pages. More details…

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Winged Sentinels: Birds and Climate Change

Janice Wormworth & Cagan H Sekercioglu

262 pages. More details…

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Wisdom of Birds

Wisdom of Birds

Tim Birkhead

A wealth of facts and information and a vast store of anecdotes and stories. 433 pages.

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Where to Watch Birds World Cities

Where to Watch Birds World Cities

Paul Milne

A new site guide to urban areas and prime sites within easy reach of 60 major cities. Ideal for the globe-trotter! 480 pages. More details…

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World's Best Birdsongs: The Songs and Calls of 70 Iconic Species

Hannu Jännes

The Songs and Calls of 70 Iconic Species. 160 pages. More details…

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