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Ornithology - North America

  • Birds of Arizona
    Birds of Arizona by Todd Telander

    A field guide to 180 of the most common and sought-after species in the state.

    Paperback £9.95 Buy Now
  • Falcon Pocket Guide; Birds of Alaska
    Falcon Pocket Guide; Birds of Alaska by Todd Telander

    A field guide to the most common and sought-after species in the state.

    Paperback £9.95 Buy Now
  • Important Bird Areas in the Americas: Priority Sites for Biodiversity Conservation
    Important Bird Areas in the Americas:… by C Devenish et al.

    Provides a concise summary of the 2,345 Important Bird Areas described to date in the Americas. The inventory represents a participative consensus on the most important sites for birds and biodiversity conservationin the hemisphere, in what is probably the most comprehensive assessment of its kind.

    Hardback £44.99 Buy Now
  • Identification Guide to North American Birds; Part II
    Identification Guide to North American… by Peter Pyle

    This publication has relied more heavily on field work and specimen examination than on previously published information. Thus there is much new information presented here for the first time.

    Paperback £49.95 Buy Now
  • Birding South Carolina
    Birding South Carolina by Jeff Mollenhauer

    Provides detailed descriptions of 40 premier birding locations across south Carolina. For each location, information is given on which birds you are likely to see and when to find them.

    Paperback £16.95 Buy Now
  • Birds of Southwestern British Columbia
    Birds of Southwestern British Columbia by Richard Canning et al.

    A handy portable guide packed with useful information which will appeal to both experienced and beginners alike. Includes habitat descriptions and tips on when to go birding. Pages are colour coded according to related species and organised by families so that related species are shown together.

    Paperback £14.99 Buy Now
  • Birding Washington
    Birding Washington by Rob McNair-Huff, Natalie McNair-Huff

    Washington State's diverse habitats offer opportunities to see more than 480 bird species. Profiles 70 sites across the state.

    Paperback £12.95 Buy Now
  • A Birder's Guide to Michigan
    A Birder's Guide to Michigan by Allen T Chartier, Jerry Ziarno

    Centred in the Great Lakes, Michigan boasts 3,000 miles of shoreline, 11,000 lakes, 26,000 miles of rivers and streams and the largest sate forest system in the nation. With these diverse habitats, Michigan is particularly rich in birdlife, with 421 species on the official state list.

    Paperback £19.95 Buy Now
  • Attu: Birding on the Edge. A Quarter Century of Birding the Western Reaches of North America
    Attu: Birding on the Edge. A Quarter… by C Watters (ed)

    Attu is the westernmost island in the Aleutians, a chain of volcanic islands that belong to Alaska and separate the North Pacific from the Bering Sea. The confluence of weather and geography make it one of the most remarkable birding destinations in the world. Storms from the southwest cause migratory birds to take shelter on Attu and are likely to be birds seldom seen elsewhere in North America. This book is a compilation of the writings and photographs of many individuals who have spent time on the island.

    Paperback £21.95 Buy Now
  • Birds of Interior BC and the Rockies
    Birds of Interior BC and the Rockies by Richard Canning et al.

    Covers the region north of the US border, south of Prince George, east of Manning Park and west into the Rockies. Will help you adentify over 200 species regularly seen in the area.

    Paperback £16.99 Buy Now
  • Birds of Western North America: A Photographic Guide
    Birds of Western North America: A… -

    All images have been carefully selected to convey both the beauty and the key identification features of each bird and wherever possible, a variety of plumages are shown. Informative, accessible and authoritative text provide information on all birds of the entire western half of mainland North America (excluding Mexico) and the arctic and subarctic territorial islands of the United States and Canada (excluding Hawaii).

    Paperback £12.95 Buy Now
  • Birds of Eastern North America: A Photographic Guide
    Birds of Eastern North America: A… -

    All images have been carefully selected to convey both the beauty and the key identification features of each bird and wherever possible, a variety of plumages are shown. Informative, accessible and authoritative text provide information on all birds of the entire eastern half of mainland North America and the arctic and subarctic territorial islands of the United States and Canada.

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  • Birds of the Aleutian Islands: Alaska Series in Ornithology No. 1
    Birds of the Aleutian Islands: Alaska… by G Vernon Byrd, Daniel G Gibson

    The Aleutian Islands provide nesting sites for millions of seabirds and landfall for a broad spectrum of intercontinental and transoceanic migrants. Provides an up to date analysis and discussion of avian distributions and occurrence in this remote archipelago at the beginning of the 21st century.

    Hardback £35.00 Buy Now
  • Birding Maine: Over 90 Prime Birding Sites at 40 Locations
    Birding Maine: Over 90 Prime Birding… by Tom Seymour

    Accurate bird finding information for the entire state, from the Atlantic seacoast to the fields of central Maine to the waterways of the north woods. Includes a description of each site with information about key species, when to go and how to get there and what you will see.

    Paperback £18.95 Buy Now
  • Birds of Shenandoah National Park, Blue Ridge Parkway and Great Smoky Mountains National Park: A Field Guide
    Birds of Shenandoah National Park, Blue… by Ernest Preston Edwards

    This compact easy to use guide identifies 336 species of birds that have been reported from in, and near the Blue Ridge in North Carolona and Virginia and the Great Smoky Mountains. Colour illustrations with text on facing page. Includes checklist of birds.

    Paperback £17.50 Buy Now
  • John Kirk Townsend: Collector of Audubon's Western Birds and Mammals
    John Kirk Townsend: Collector of… by Richard & Barbara Mearns

    John Kirk Townsend was an ornithologist from Philidelphia 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 John James Audubon in the preparation of his magnificent Birds of America and Viviparous Quadrupeds. Signed copies available.

    Hardback £48.00 Buy Now
  • Guide to Coastal Mississippi and Adjacent Counties
    Guide to Coastal Mississippi and… by Toups, et al

    This guide book leads the reader through the area's swamps, forests and beaches. Maps and bar graphs illustrate monthly probability of occurrence. Listings for all coastal species and the months in which they appear.

    Paperback £14.99 Buy Now
  • A Birder's Guide to Southern California
    A Birder's Guide to Southern California by Brad Schram

    A completely revised and updated edition of the original guide by Frank Lane and Harold Holt covering an area where over 530 species of birds have been recorded. The birding routes with exact mileages give advice and guidance to hundreds of birding sites with new additions covering Death Valley National Park California Condor viewing sites and Mojave National Preserve. 5th edition.

    Paperback £16.95 Buy Now
  • A Birder's Guide to the Rio Grande Valley
    A Birder's Guide to the Rio Grande Valley by Mark W Lockwood et al.

    Designed to help to you locate not only the speciality birds of the Rio Grande Valley but also the more common birds of the region. B/w photographs and drawings, maps, annotated checklist of the birds. List of other vertebrates exclusive of fish.

    Paperback £21.95 Buy Now
  • Wild Bird Guides: Red-tailed Hawk
    Wild Bird Guides: Red-tailed Hawk by Charles R Preston

    Detailed description of how the red-tail soars, swoops and seizes its prey, how it communicates, defends its territory, nests and raises its young. Also how it copes with the environmental dangers that threaten its existence.

    Paperback £16.50 Buy Now
  • Finding Birds in Southeast Arizona
    Finding Birds in Southeast Arizona by David Stejskal, Gary H Rosenberg

    This updated edition provides information on more than 170 birding locations. divides the region into 12 areas, each with its own section. 8th edition

    Paperback £44.99 Buy Now
  • An Annotated Checklist of the Birds of Tennessee
    An Annotated Checklist of the Birds of… by John C Robinson

    Summarizes the status distribution & abundance of 373spp of birds recorded in the state plus 4 identified from fossil records. The book also includes physical & topographical details factors which influence the birdlife together with comments on habitat preference behaviour & field ID problems.

    Hardback £25.00 Buy Now
  • A Birder's Guide to the Texas Coast
    A Birder's Guide to the Texas Coast by Mel Cooksey, Ron Weeks

    This revised edition provides species accounts for over 170 Texas specialities and more than 70 new sites. Bar graphs for 388 regularly occurring Texas Coast species. Also lists bird specialities, mammals, butterflies and dragonflies and damselflies of the Texas Coast area.

    Paperback £17.99 Buy Now
  • Florida's Birds: A Field Guide and Reference
    Florida's Birds: A Field Guide and… by David S Maehe, Herbert W Kale II

    Following an informative introduction to the bird habitats of Florida over 325 species are described and illustrated with details of distribution. Revised edition.

    Paperback £19.50 Buy Now
  • A Guide to Bird Finding in New Jersey79% OFF
    A Guide to Bird Finding in New Jersey by William J Boyle (Jr)

    Covers over 70 top birding spots in detail. Maps, travel directions and annotated checklist to the frequency and abundance of more than 300 species of birds in the state.

    Paperback £4.99 RRP: £24.00Buy Now
  • National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America
    National Geographic Field Guide to the… by Jon l Dunn, Jonathan Alderfer

    Probably the most popular guide for North American birds. Includes all species known to breed north of the border with Mexico. 6th edition

    Paperback £19.99 Buy Now
  • Peterson Field Guide: Birds of Western North America
    Peterson Field Guide: Birds of Western… by Roger Tory Peterson

    Species accounts and distribution maps facing illustration for quick identification. Over 3 hours of video podcasts to supplement this guide are available online. 4th edition

    Paperback £19.50 Buy Now
  • Life Histories of North American Gallinaceous Birds
    Life Histories of North American… by Arthur Cleveland Bent

    Features bobwhites, grouse, doves, quail, turkeys, pigeons, prairie chicken, ptarmigan, partridge & pheasant. 93 b/w plates.

    Paperback £10.95 Buy Now
  • Life Histories of North American Cuckoos, Goatsuckers, Hummingbirds and their Allies
    Life Histories of North American… by Arthur Cleveland Bent

    Features swifts, hummingbirds, parakeets, nighthawks, cuckoos, kingfishers, whippoorwills & others. 73 b/w plates. 2 volumes bound as one.

    Paperback £12.95 Buy Now
  • Hawks of North America (Peterson Field Guide)
    Hawks of North America (Peterson Field… by William S Clark, Brian K Wheeler

    Covers all 39 diurnal raptors seen in North America, describes vagrant species and includes the current taxonomic nomenclature. Colour illustrations show key identification field marks. 2nd edition

    Paperback £13.95 Buy Now
  • A Field Guide to Western Birds' Nests: 520 species found breeding in the US west of the Mississippi
    A Field Guide to Western Birds' Nests:… by Hal H Harrison

    Covers nests and eggs of 520 species west of the Mississippi. Breeding ranges are included along with information on nesting materials, construction, and dimensions. Colour, shape, and number of eggs are described for each species.

    Paperback £15.50 Buy Now
  • Peterson Field Guide to Birds of Eastern & Central North America52% OFF
    Peterson Field Guide to Birds of… by Roger Tory Peterson

    Clear, succinct accounts of over 500 species. 6th edition

    Paperback £9.25 RRP: £19.50Buy Now
  • A Field Guide to the birds of Hawaii and the Tropical Pacific
    A Field Guide to the birds of Hawaii… by H Douglas Pratt et al.

    Includes the islands of Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, Southeast Polynesia and Micronesia. 45 colour plates. Island-by-island checklists.

    Paperback £30.95 Buy Now
  • Checklist of the Birds of North America: Including Middle America, the West Indies and Hawaii
    Checklist of the Birds of North… by Bryon Swift

    The Check-list of North American birds is the official source on the taxonomy of birds found in North and Middle America, including adjacent islands

    Paperback £5.50 Buy Now
  • Birds of Southern California's Deep Canyon
    Birds of Southern California's Deep… by Wesley Weathers

    This hot dry and yet starkly beautiful region of the Colorado Desert links up with the cool montane, coniferous forests of southern California's Peninsular Mountain Range. The habitats occur as conspicuous altitudinal belts providing an amazing diversity of birdlife which the author examines in detail. 28 colour plates.

    Hardback £15.00 Buy Now
  • Bluebirds and Their Survival
    Bluebirds and Their Survival by Davis, Roca

    Owing to the aggressive nature of the introduced European house sparrow bluebirds were almost driven to extinction in the first half of the 1900s but organised efforts by bird societies in the USA brought them back. This book explains how to attract & care for these lovely birds with plans for nesting & feeding structures based on knowledge of the birds habits.

    Paperback £15.95 Buy Now
  • A Birder's Guide to Southeastern Arizona
    A Birder's Guide to Southeastern Arizona by Richard Cachor Taylor

    The book contains information on loop trips, sites and 41 maps. Habitat charts and bar-graphs show abundance and seasonal occurrence.

    Paperback £18.95 Buy Now
  • Ocean Birds of the Nearshore Pacific: A Guide for the Sea-going Naturalist
    Ocean Birds of the Nearshore Pacific: A… by Rich Stallcup

    An expert pelagic birder discusses the identification of Pacific seabirds plus some local mammals, turtles & other ocean creatures.

    Paperback £23.50 Buy Now
  • Shirebirds of the Pacific Northwest
    Shirebirds of the Pacific Northwest by Paulson, Erckmann

    The book embraces an area from southern British Columbia down through Washington Oregon Idaho & western Montana but is extremely useful for students of wading birds over a much wider geographical range. The author has compiled the latest identification information on 61 local species plus 18 other potential species plus details of behaviour, habitat & moult.

    Hardback £38.95 Buy Now
  • Birds of North America: A Guide to Field Identification
    Birds of North America: A Guide to… by C S Robbins et al.

    Colour illustrations opposite text & distribution maps.

    Paperback £13.99 Buy Now
  • Alaska's Birds: A Guide to Selected Species
    Alaska's Birds: A Guide to Selected… by H Armstrong

    In depth portraits of 61 representative species with information on behaviour, habitat and seasonal adaptations.

    Paperback £14.95 Buy Now
  • A Birder's Guide to Florida
    A Birder's Guide to Florida by Bill Pranty

    250 prime sites are listed with detailed location instructions and brand new clearly drawn maps. Seasonal abundance bar-graphs cover about 480 species with a specialities section covering approx. 180 species and their best locations.

    Paperback £19.95 Buy Now
  • Location Checklist to the Birds of the Chiricahua Mountains
    Location Checklist to the Birds of the… by Richard Cachor Taylor

    A very detailed account of where to find individual species in this important area of southeast Arizona with habitat guidelines & specific locations. Also includes mammal checklist. B/w drawings 36pp 1993 Borderland

    Paperback £6.00 Buy Now
  • Wisconsin's Favorite Bird Haunts
    Wisconsin's Favorite Bird Haunts by Daryl Tessen

    A very detailed guide to 120 of the state's most favoured bird haunts.

    Paperback £25.95 Buy Now
  • Birds of East Central Idaho
    Birds of East Central Idaho by Roberts, Craig

    An annotated list with details of status habitat & distribution of over 200spp plus access & bird lists for eight sites in the area.

    Paperback £11.00 Buy Now
  • A Guide to Bird Finding in Kansas and Western Missouri
    A Guide to Bird Finding in Kansas and… by Zimmerman, Patti

    The introduction discusses various habitat types & seasonal influences & is followed by descriptions of approx 80 areas within those habitat groups. Speciality birds for each site are included & there is a full check-list for all Kansas & Western Missouri birds.

    Paperback £11.00 Buy Now
  • Birds of the Great Basin: A Natural History
    Birds of the Great Basin: A Natural… by Fred A Ryser

    An in-depth study of the great diversity of birdlife to be discovered in the wilds of Utah & Nevada. Covers almost 400 species with information on breeding behaviour migration & navigation hunting & distribution.

    Paperback £25.50 Buy Now
  • Birding Nantucket50% OFF
    Birding Nantucket by Kenneth Blackshaw, Edith Andrews

    Notes on seasonal birding habitat distribution list of accidentals occurrance bar graphs.

    Paperback £3.00 RRP: £6.00Buy Now
  • New Mexico Bird Finding Guide
    New Mexico Bird Finding Guide by John Parmeter et al.

    Contains detailed information on all of New Mexico's 33 counties. Each county account is accompanied by a map showing that county's best birding sites. 3rd edition.

    Paperback £19.95 Buy Now
  • Wyoming, USA. 1st - 11th July 2000
    Wyoming, USA. 1st - 11th July 2000 -

    Detailed trip report with daily log and systematic list.

    Paperback £7.50 Buy Now
  • Birds of Indianapolis
    Birds of Indianapolis by C E Keller, T C Keller

    A complete guide to birding in the area.

    Paperback £13.50 Buy Now
  • A Field Guide to the Birds of Hawaii and the Tropical Pacific
    A Field Guide to the Birds of Hawaii… by H Douglas Pratt et al.

    Includes the islands of Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, Southeast Polynesia & Micronesia.

    Hardback £60.00 Buy Now
  • National Audubon Society: Field Guide to Birds Eastern Region
    National Audubon Society: Field Guide… -

    A completely revised and updated edition with all new photos. Describes 508 eastern species all keyed to 646 full-colour high quality photographs.

    Paperback £16.00 Buy Now
  • The Summer Atlas of North American Birds
    The Summer Atlas of North American Birds by Jeff Price et al.

    Using the data collected during the North American Breeding Bird Survey the authors have generated a unique collection of maps & tables showing the distribution & status of all breeding & summering birds of the US & Canada south of latitude 51o N. Covers 530spp. 450 maps in two colours.

    Hardback £42.95 Buy Now
  • Finding Birds in South Texas Pack
    Finding Birds in South Texas Pack by Dave Gosney

    Tells you all you need to know about the key birding sites in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. The book covers all of the most popular birding sites, from Falcon Dam in the west to South Padre Island (includes maps, 40pp). The DVD has footage of 120 species, including many of the South Texas specialities. Running time: 90 mins.

    Mixed £20.00 Buy Now
  • Shorebird Guide for Kachemak Bay and Homer Alaska
    Shorebird Guide for Kachemak Bay and… by George C West

    A short introduction to the waders of this productive area of Alaska with details of occurrence dates numbers where to look & bird list.

    Paperback £5.00 Buy Now
  • Birding Texas
    Birding Texas by Roland H Wauer, Mark A Elwonger

    Gives full details of over 200 premier birding sites with maps.

    Paperback £22.00 Buy Now
  • The A.O.U. Checklist of North American Birds - Seventh Edition 1998
    The A.O.U. Checklist of North American… by AOU

    A full annotated list of all the species of birds of North America from the Arctic through Panama including the West Indies and Hawaiian Islands.

    Hardback £45.00 Buy Now
  • Atlas of Breeding Birds of the Maritime Provinces
    Atlas of Breeding Birds of the Maritime… by Anthony J Erskine

    214 species accounts.

    Paperback £12.00 Buy Now
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