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  • Echoes from Cape Clear: A Year in the Life of an Irish Island and its Bird Observatory
    Echoes from Cape Clear: A Year in the… by Tom Green

    In 1968, Tom and Stephanie Green left the relative comfort of Oxford to spend a year in Ireland as wardens of the remote Cape Clear Island Bird Observatory. This is their engaging story of ornithological discovery along with detailed information and a vivid portrayal of the island and its people.

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  • Call of the Eagle
    Call of the Eagle by Dave Walker

    This is an account of one man's 30 year involvement with England's rarest bird, the Golden Eagle. The author discovered and recorded many previously unknown facts about Golden Eagles helping to plan and implement projects to help secure their foothold in England.

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  • Trogons; A Natural History of the Trogonidae
    Trogons; A Natural History of the… by Joseph M Forshaw

    A definitive natural history of the spectacularly beautiful tropical birds known as the trogons, a family that includes the legendary Replendent Quetzal, the sacred bird of the ancient Mayans and Aztecs.

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  • The Lakeland Eagles
    The Lakeland Eagles by D G Walker

    A complete account of the restablishment of breeding Golden Eagles in the Lake District and their subsequent successes up to the present day. The study covers the period 1979 to 1990 and follows the eagles through the whole year cycle during this time. At the moment the future is rather bleak as fewer birds are being raised in S W Scotland as replacements. B/w photographs, tables, 78pp. 2004 2nd edition

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  • Wings and Rings; A History of Bird Migration Studies in Europe
    Wings and Rings; A History of Bird… by Richard Vaughan

    This title is about the systematic or scientific study of bird migration and four pioneering individual ornithologists who feature prominently in this historical study. They were Heinrich Gatke who was the first serious observer of bird migration, Hans Christian Cornelius Mortensen who invented ringing, Johannes Thienemann who founded the first bird observatory and William Eagle Clarke whi initiated the study of visible migration at lighthouses.

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  • The Little Owl; Conservation, Ecology and Behaviour of Athene noctua
    The Little Owl; Conservation, Ecology… by Dries Van Nieuwenhuyse et al.

    The Little Ow has become one of the best models for biological and conservation research as it is a very familiar bird which readily takes to using nest boxes. The authors discuss its wide ranging ecology, genetics, subspecies and population status by country. In addition they outline a strategy and monitoring programme for its conservation. Bibliography lists publications dated from 1769 to 2007.

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  • Consider the Birds
    Consider the Birds by Colin Tudge

    The author explores the life of birds all around the globe From the secrets of migration to their complicated family lives, their differing habitats and survival techniques to the secrets of flight. This is a fascinating account of how birds live, why they matter and if, as some believe, they really are dinosaurs. Also includes a section on 'All the Birds of the World.

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  • The History of Ornithology
    The History of Ornithology by Valerie Chansigaud

    Examines the development of ornithology from ancient times to the present day, with chapters on ancient times, the middle ages, the renaissance and each century from the 17th to the 20th. 2009

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  • Bird Mimicry: A Remarkable Collection of Imitations by Birds
    Bird Mimicry: A Remarkable Collection… by Richard Ranft

    Features some of the rarest recordings ever captured - more than 25 tracks of incredible avian imitations. Songbirds and talking birds have the ability to memorise and replicate other sounds and in a few species, this talent for plagiarism produces suprising results. Highlights of the CD include a jay that neighs like a horse and a blackbird that imitates a computer modem. 70mins, CD. 2006

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  • Harriers; Journeys Around the World
    Harriers; Journeys Around the World by Don Scott

    The author, over the last 20 years, has succeeded in his passion to observe and study all 16 or the world's species and single subspecies of harrier. His dogged persistence has enabled him to witness traits of behaviour previously unknown in harriers. It not only highlights the sheer majesty of harriers but helps focus our attention on their individual plight, which if left unrecognised, will result in an uncertain future for many of the species which make up this group.

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  • Bright Wings; An Illustrated Anthology of Poems About Birds
    Bright Wings; An Illustrated Anthology… -

    More than 100 poems by poets throughout history are combined with 60 original illustrations by David Sibley.

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  • The Running Sky; A Bird-Watching Life
    The Running Sky; A Bird-Watching Life by Tim Dee

    Records a lifetime of looking at birds. Following the birds' year from one summer to the next, Tim Dee maps his own observations and encounters over four decades, tracking birds well known and bizarre, flying free, in the nest, in his hand as he rings them or dead and stuffed on his mantlepiece.

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  • The American Bird Conservancy Guide to Bird Conservation
    The American Bird Conservancy Guide to… by J Lebbin, Michael J Parr

    Presents the first comprehensive classification system and threat analysis for bird habitats in the United States, making this the most thorough assessment of threats to birds published to date. Lays out a concrete and achievable plan for long term action to safeguard the country's rich bird life. Also includes a priority list of birds of conservation concern.

    Hardback £29.00 Buy Now
  • Shorebird Ecology, Conservation and Management
    Shorebird Ecology, Conservation and… by Mark A Cowell

    Shorebirds are model organisms for illustrating the principles of ecology and are excellent subjects for research. This comprehensive text explores the ecology, conservation and management of these fascinating birds. Covers phylogenetic relationships between shorebirds and birds, shorebird morphology, anatomy, physiology and a section on breeding biology looks in detail at their reproductive biology. Also covers shorebird demography, population size and management issues related to habitat, predators and human disturbance.

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  • Winging It; Birding for Low-fliers
    Winging It; Birding for Low-fliers by Andrew Fallan

    Andrew Fallan recounts the highs and the lows, the trials and tribulations, of being an avid birder in a world seemingly populated by experts and high-flyers. All those with an interest in birds and other wildlife will identify with and enjoy these engaging tales. Hence, they are invited to join an often humorous and irreverent journey around the UK: from the heavily industrialised Thames estuary to Minsmere and the north Norfolk coast, from the Isles of Scilly to the majestic scenery of Wales, all the way in fact to the rocky grandeur of the highlands and islands of Scotland. The author examines, through his own experiences, the often spectacular beauty of our wildlife, and encourages us to seek solace in the simple enjoyment of birds.

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  • The Atlas of Birds; Mapping Avian Diversity, Behaviour and Habitats Worldwide
    The Atlas of Birds; Mapping Avian… by Mike Unwin

    Authoritative and concise, this atlas captures the diversity of bird life around the world. Maps reveal where birds are found and explains the many factors behind the distribution. Colour photographs and illustrations, maps.

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  • Kestrels for Company
    Kestrels for Company by Gordon Riddle

    Raises the profile and provides an extensive picture of this delightful falcon. Based on almost 40 years monitoring of the Kestrel in southwest Scotland and further afield by the author and colleagues, giving a flavour of the intergrated approach to monitoring and conservation. A wealth of factual data including its lifestyle and factors that affect its breeding success and survival as well as entertaining anecdotes and stories from the author's experiences over the years.

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  • The Hen Harrier: In the Shadow of Slemish
    The Hen Harrier: In the Shadow of Slemish by Don Scott

    The hen harrier is one of the iconic species of the bird world and its history is a mix of controversy, persecution and recent patchy recovery. This is a dedicated study of the hen harrier in Northern Island over two decades. It provides a detailed account of the life, habits and prospects for this bird. Presents new information about the harrier in its continuing struggle to re-establish its hold despite high levels of persecution from man or predators of the species.

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  • The Barley Bird; Notes on the Suffolk Nightingale
    The Barley Bird; Notes on the Suffolk… by Richard Mabey

    This is an intensley personal exploration of the Nightingale's links with the Suffolk landscape and with its local culture. Richard Mabey also traces the bird's course through myth, lore, tradition and literature. He plumbs his subject for its literary and historical references, and he opens the reader's ears to the bird itself and its extraordinary song, a hymn to survival.

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  • Life List; A Woman's Quest for the World's Most Amazing Birds42% OFF
    Life List; A Woman's Quest for the… by Olivia Gentile

    A one-time frustrated housewife gambled her life in pursuit of birds - this legend's amazing story illustrates the lengths to which an obsessed amatuer ornithologist went to build the biggest life list in history.

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  • The Migration of Birds; Seasons on the Wing25% OFF
    The Migration of Birds; Seasons on the… by Janice M Hughes

    A comprehensive presentation of the mysteries of bird migration that focuses in detail on 10 species that best illustrate this topic.

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  • Fascinating Birds
    Fascinating Birds by Markus Varesvuo

    The author has selected his 100 favourite species and the accompanying text explains why they are so special as well as the stories around them.

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  • Birds in Myth, Legend and Superstition; Flights of Fancy
    Birds in Myth, Legend and Superstition;… by Peter Tate

    Throughout history, birds have fascinated and intrigued mankind, resulting in an astonishingly rich body of myth, legend and superstition growing up around them. Flights of Fancy explores the stories told about 30 of the worlds best known species, from the Blackbird to the Wryneck, drawing on traditions from all over the world. A fascinating and wonderfully entertaining read, an ideal book for anyone interested in birds or myths - or both.

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  • ID Chart - Wetland Birds
    ID Chart - Wetland Birds by Doug Hulyer, Phil Shepherd

    This 12 sided laminated fold out colour identification chart of Wetland Birds, features 49 species of birds commonly found in wetlands throughout north-west Europe.

    Laminated chart £3.80 Buy Now
  • Handbook of the Birds of the World; Vol 15 Weavers to New World Warblers
    Handbook of the Birds of the World; Vol… -

    Covers Order Passeriformes, family Ploceidae (Weavers), family Viduidae (Whydahs and Indigobirds), family Estrildidae (Waxbills), family Vireonidae (Vireos), family Fringillidae (Finches), family Drepanididae (Hawaiian Honeycreepers), family Peucedramidae (Olive Warbler), family Parulidae (New World Warblers).

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  • The Garden Bird Year; A Seasonal Guide to Enjoying the Birds in Your Garden
    The Garden Bird Year; A Seasonal Guide… by Roy Beddard

    Describes and explains, season by season, the bird activity in your garden. Offers practical advise on how to manage your garden for birds. Key species described individually, and illustrated throughout with original art work and photographs.

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  • Raptors; A Field Guide to Survey and Monitoring
    Raptors; A Field Guide to Survey and… by Jon Hardey et al.

    This title is aimed at people who watch, survey and monitor raptors. Provides detailed descriptions of survey methods for all species of raptor which regularly occur in Britain and Ireland. Photographic guides to raptor feathers and the growth of raptor chicks are important additions to this edition. Includes a CD-ROM containing raptor calls.

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  • Bird Words; Poetic Images of Wild Birds
    Bird Words; Poetic Images of Wild Birds by Hugh David Loxdale

    This selection of poetry conveys the author's passion for these extraordinary creatures, co-inhabitants of our world, whose appearance, voice and behaviour, especially flight, continue to inspire.

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  • Birds in England (Poyser Country Avifaunas)
    Birds in England (Poyser Country… by Andy Brown, Phil Grice

    The Poyser avifaunas Birds in Scotland, Birds in Ireland and Birds in Wales are all regarded as classics. This series is now completed with Birds in England. Analyses present and historical data to present a complete picture of the status, range and abundance of every bird on the English list.

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  • The Sound Approach to Birding
    The Sound Approach to Birding by Mark Constantine

    Learn the facts of bird sound whilst listening to nearly 200 stereo recordings from around the world. Combining anecdote, scientific theory and practical field experience, this is a step by step guide through tone, pitch, rhythm, reading sonograms, acoustics and using sounds to age and sex birds. It explains how bird sounds are often the first of previously unrecognised taxonomic splits, and explains how to identify them. Accompanied by 2 CDs with 99 songs on each.

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  • Life of Ospreys25% OFF
    Life of Ospreys by Roy Dennis

    Tells the story not only of the Osprey but of the Osprey watcher, following the bird's fortunes in Scotland, seeing its numbers rise from that single pair in the 1950s to close to 200 pairs today.

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  • Collins New Naturalist; Partridges
    Collins New Naturalist; Partridges by G R Potts, Francis Buner

    In this groundbreaking addition to the New Naturalist series, Potts explores how mankind and partridges have evolved together, and how the long decline in partridge abundance has become a barometer for biodiversity over vast swathes of the Northern Hemisphere.

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  • Bird Conservation - Evidence for the Effects of Interventions
    Bird Conservation - Evidence for the… by David R Williams et al.
    This book brings together scientific evidence and experience relevant to the practical conservation of wild birds. The authors worked with an international group of bird experts and conservationists to develop a global list of interventions that could benefit wild birds. 146pp. 2013
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  • The Kingdom of the Eagle
    The Kingdom of the Eagle by Brutus Ostling

    A breathtaking insight into the lives of two superlative predators, the Golden Eagle and White-tailed Eagle. This title is filled with award winning photographer Brutus Ostling's magnificent photographs of these birds, taken mainly in their subarctic haunts in northern Scandinavia.

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  • ID Chart - Guide to British Owls
    ID Chart - Guide to British Owls by Chris Shields, Thomas Leanne

    This 8 sided laminated fold out colour identification chart of British Owls covers the five resident species of owls in Britain.

    Laminated chart £3.00 Buy Now
  • Rare Birds 2009; The World's 190 Most Threatened Birds
    Rare Birds 2009; The World's 190 Most… -

    Covers all 190 Critically Endangered species of the world, based on scientific facts and produced in close cooperation with Birdlife International.

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  • In the Company of Crows and Ravens
    In the Company of Crows and Ravens by Marzluff, John, Angell, Tony

    Examines the often suprising ways that crows and humans interact. The authors contend that interactions reflect a process of 'culteral coevolution', offering a challenging new view of the human-crow dynamic, a view that may change our thinking not only about crows but also about ourselves.

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  • Birds and Habitat; Relationships in Changing Landscapes
    Birds and Habitat; Relationships in… by Robert J Fuller

    The successful conservation of bird species relies upon our understanding of their habitat use and requirements. Drawing on valuable recent advances in our understanding of bird-habitat relationships, this book provides the first major review of avian habitat selection in over twenty years. European landscapes are the main focus, but the book has far wider significance to similar habitats worldwide, with examples and relevant material also drawn from North America and Australia.

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  • Moult, Ageing and Sexing of Finnish Owls (Suomen Pollojen Sulkasadon, Ian Ja Sukupuolen Maaritysopas)
    Moult, Ageing and Sexing of Finnish… by Heimo Mikkola, Jouni Lamminmaki

    In today's modern world the study of plumage, moult, ageing and sexing is highly important for both professional and 'amateur' birdwatchers and ringers. To be able to recognize the colour and shape of different feather generations is the key to age the owls. In this book the authors have explored how and to what extent these colour and moult patterns can be used for ageing the owls in the field. As it is also difficult to sex many owl species, the authors try to give most practical measurements and colour differences to be used in sexing all 13 European and Finnish owl species.

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  • All-Weather Sketch Book
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    A little rain won't prevent you from capturing every detail and nuance on the pencil friendly 'Rite in the Rain' surface.

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  • The Jack Snipe
    The Jack Snipe by Guy Noel Olivier

    This monograph brings together the current knowledge on the biology, ethology, phenology, ecology of the species within its distribution range. It is focussed on a unique knowledge on the management of the birds' habitat, specifying its ecological niche and identifying factors necessary for its occurrence in numbers.

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  • Multimedia Identification Guide to North Atlantic Seabirds; Pterodroma Petrels
    Multimedia Identification Guide to… by Bob Flood, Ashley Fisher
    This identification guide on the Pterodroma petrels of the North Atlantic is the second in what is planned to be a four-part series on regular and vagrant bird species of the North Atlantic. Accompanied by 2 DVDs with 130 minutes of both at-sea footage and, for some species, in-hand and at-colony footage. Illustration type: Colour photographs, Maps, 316pp. 2013
    Hardback £42.95 Buy Now
  • Migration Hotspots
    Migration Hotspots by Tim Harris

    The sight of thousands upon thousands of birds is one of nature's greatest wildlife spectacles. Migration Hotspots takes a look at 30 of the locations where the planet's most dramatic bird migration can be witnessed, from raptor bottlenecks such as Veracruz (Mexico) and the Strait of Messina (Italy) to places like Point Pelée (Canada) and Beidaihe (China) where spectacular falls of songbirds can take place. And from wetlands where huge numbers of waders stop over each spring and autumn to the great rarity islands of Scilly and Heligoland.

    Hardback £25.00 Buy Now
  • Birds of a Feather; Seasonal Changes on Both Sides of the Atlantic
    Birds of a Feather; Seasonal Changes on… by Colin Rees, Derek Thomas
    An informative book in which the authors portray the changing seasons in the UK and US, bringing their observations together with some startling results. In the context of their gardens, neighbourhoods and in the larger landscapes, the authors provide month by month accounts of their birding year, commenting on what they see and hear. They also consider how our world is radically changing the lives of birds and also address the challenges of conservation in the modern world. Illustration type: Colour illustrations, 2014
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  • Bowerbirds; Nature, Art and History
    Bowerbirds; Nature, Art and History by Clifford & Dawn Frith

    Bowerbirds are the most remarkable and fascinating of living birds because of their amazingly human like, complex and artistic behaviour. Males build architecturally complex structures, called bowers, which are like miniature buldings, artistically decorated with flowers, fruits, bones, shells, feathers and more, including numerous human artefacts.This is an authoritative, comprehensive work on bowerbirds with colour photographs of these often rare wild birds, complemented by rare bird art from the 19th century.

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  • Birds Britannia; Why the British Fell in Love with Birds
    Birds Britannia; Why the British Fell… by Stephen Moss

    Birds and bird lore provides a fascinating window into our social and cultural history, and can tell us much about our changing relationship with the British landscape, our people and society. Focussing on some of our most beloved and charismatic birds, Stephen Moss explores their fascinating biology and their place in the evolving culture and history of British people. Delving into the world of sea birds, water birds, countryside birds and town and garden birds, weaving their stories together to tell four very different stories about the changing face of Britain, 320pp. 2019


    DUE APRIL 2019

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  • Ralph Steadman's Extinct Boids
    Ralph Steadman's Extinct Boids by Ralph Steadman

    These remarkable pieces of art include Steadman's unique interpretations of well known birds such as the Great Auk and Dodo, along with less familiar members of the avian firmament such as the snail eating Coua and a handful of bizarre creations such as the Gob Swallow, the Nasty Tern and Needless Smut. All with a riot of colour and a slice of trademark Steadman humour.

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  • Birdwatching with your Eyes Closed; An Introduction to Bird Song
    Birdwatching with your Eyes Closed; An… by Simon Barnes

    This title teaches you to how recognise song after song as the chorus swells. Starting with Robin, and ending up listening to Nightingales. You will learn something of the science of birdsong, the difference between song and call, the physiology of songbirds and what birdsong tells us about evolution. The aim is to give you a flying start in birdsong so that, after reading this book, you'll be listening to order, not chaos, to Bach, not white noise. You will be more aware of the wild world, and better able to understand it. Includes a free podcast.

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  • Sperm Competition and Sexual Selection
    Sperm Competition and Sexual Selection -

    The study of sperm competition continues to grow in importance as it is concerned with the mechanisms by which paternity is established under multiple matings by several males. The modern genetic techniques now available mean that paternity issues are basic components of good research in behaviour ecology & population dynamics. The general issues of the subject are discussed in this book together with a series of taxonomic reviews which set out the basic state of knowledge in each group.

    Paperback £49.99 Buy Now
  • The Black Grouse
    The Black Grouse by Patrick Laurie

    This is the first book to be written on this fascinating, severely declining species. The natural history of the Black Grouse is interwoven with the author's account of his ongoing battle to reintroduce them to his farm in the Scottish Borders. His beautiful illustrations convey his passion for these valuable birds.

    Hardback £20.00 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
  • Collins New Naturalist: Bird Populations42% OFF
    Collins New Naturalist: Bird Populations by Ian Newton

    This book explores bird populations and what causes their fluctuation - food supplies, competitors, predators, parasites, pathogens and human activity. The combination of a rapidly expanding human population, a predominantly utilitarian attitude to land, central government policy on land use and increasing mechanisation have combined to promote massive changes in land use in recent decades than at any previous comparable period.

    Hardback £31.50 RRP: £55.00Buy Now
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    Collins New Naturalist: Bird Populations by Ian Newton
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  • The Black Woodpecker; A Monograph on Dryocopus Martius
    The Black Woodpecker; A Monograph on… by Gerard Gorman

    A comprehensive monograph that covers all aspects of the life of one of the largest and most striking woodpeckers. Covers morphology, identification, communication, distribution, behaviour, breeding and relationships with other wildlife and man. Also includes unique drumming waveforms and sonograms of calls.

    Paperback £19.99 Buy Now
  • Avian Survivors: The History and Biogeography of Palearctic Birds42% OFF
    Avian Survivors: The History and… by Clive Finlayson

    The impacts of global warming are of concern to all of us. The potential responses of birds to climate change have come increasingly to the fore, and are of particular interest to the ornithological community. Are birds sensitive to climate change and how will they react to a world of global warming?

    These are the key issues to be explored in this book, with particular reference to Western Palearctic birds. Climate changes that have affected the region in the last twenty million years will be explored, drawing on published data on fossil birds. A major part of the book will be devoted to the distribution of Western Palearctic birds in relation to bio-climate. The final section of the book looks at migration and the relationship of the Western Palearctic to Africa.

    Hardback £34.50 RRP: £60.00Buy Now
  • Guide to British Birds of Prey
    Guide to British Birds of Prey by Simon Norman, Hawk and Owl Trust

    A laminated chart with colour images of perched and flying birds showing all 15 of the species of day-flying birds of prey that breed in the UK. Information on the habitat and range, size, status and flight pattern of each species is given in the text. 2012

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  • A Saga of Sea Eagles
    A Saga of Sea Eagles by John A Love
    This is an update on a pioneering reintroduction project and its much celebrated success. Also provides essential background and a logical and objective summary of its justification and significance in global conservation terms. Very much a personal account, although fundamentally based upon and cognisant of the science, deriving much from the author's own experiences and researches. Illustration type: Colour photographs, Colour illustrations, 224pp. 2013
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  • Extinct Birds
    Extinct Birds by Julian Hume, Michael Walters

    A comprehensive review of the hundreds of bird species and subspecies that have become extinct over the last 1,000 years of habitat degradation, over-hunting and rat introduction. From Great Auks, Carolina Parakeets and Dodos to the amazing yet completely vanished bird radiations of Hawaii and New Zealand, via rafts of extinctions in the Pacific and elsewhere. This title is both a sumptuous reference and an amazing study of humanity's impact on birds.

    Hardback £50.00 Buy Now
  • Feathers; The Evolution of a Natural Miracle
    Feathers; The Evolution of a Natural… by Theo Hanson

    The author tells a sweeping natural history of feathers, as they've been used to fly, protect, attract and adorn through time and place. Applying the research of paleontologists, ornithologists, biologists, engineers, and even art historians, he asks: What are feathers? How did they evolve? What do they mean to us?

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  • The Private Life of Birds
    The Private Life of Birds by Stephen Moss

    An authorative guide to the fascinating secret lives of birds the world over. Insights are given into various bird behaviours, including migration, navigation, feeding and breeding. The final chapter examines the interaction between birds and humans in history, art and popular culture.

    Hardback £19.99 Buy Now

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