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  • Animals of the Masai Mara16% OFF
    Animals of the Masai Mara by Adam Scott Kennedy, Vicki Kennedy

    Covers 65 mammals and 17 reptile species, including 6 snakes. Designed to be informative and locally accurate rather than purely identification based. Pays particular attention to wildlife behaviour. The tips throughout show readers how and where to locate specific species.

    Paperback £14.95 RRP: £17.95Buy Now
  • The Profit of Birding33% OFF
    The Profit of Birding by Bryan Bland

    Bryan Bland has led thousands of birding tours to more than 70 countries. On one such trip to India a bemused waiter asked "Where is the profit in birding?" Bryan is famed as one of birding's greatest story-tellers and he uses his book to answer the question emphatically.

    In short, there is more to birding than just birds, although they clearly provide a great deal of interest and pleasure. In addition there is history, dramatic scenery, location filming as well as world politics, all featured in this light-hearted examination of the profit of birds. Birders and non-birders alike will enjoy this humorous, anecdotal narrative.

    Hardback £9.99 RRP: £14.99Buy Now
  • Birds of the Masai Mara33% OFF
    Birds of the Masai Mara by Adam Scott Kennedy

    Covers over 200 bird species and is accessible and informative rather than purely identification based. Pays particular attention to wildlife behaviour. A brief introduction provides visitors with background on the habitats of the national park, and the guide's habitat-based approach makes it simple to identify any bird species according to where it is found.

    Paperback £11.95 RRP: £17.95Buy Now
  • The Unfeathered Bird34% OFF
    The Unfeathered Bird by Katrina van Grouw

    A richly illustrated book on bird anatomy depicting 200 species. Each drawing made from an actual specimen, the birds are shown in lifelike positions and engaged in behaviour typical of the species, such as an underwater view of the skeleton of a swimming loon, the musculature of a porpoising penguin and an unfeathered sparrow hawk plucking its prey.

    Hardback £22.99 RRP: £34.99Buy Now
  • Devon Wildlife Through the Seasons60% OFF
    Devon Wildlife Through the Seasons by John Walters

    Award winning wildlife artist John Walters portrays the varied and exciting wildlife of the county of Devon through the seasons.

    Hardback £20.00 RRP: £50.00Buy Now
  • Puffin CD-ROM and Mouse Mat89% OFF
    Puffin CD-ROM and Mouse Mat -

    This high quality mouse mat is mark and scratch resistant while the CD-ROM contains an easy to use desktop calendar, diary and a collection of beautiful screensavers.

     

    Please check carefully that this software will be compatible with your computer's operating system.

    - £1.00 RRP: £9.99Buy Now
  • Texas 16th-26th February 2002: Lower Rio Grande Valley, Kingsville, Katy Prairie85% OFF
    Texas 16th-26th February 2002: Lower… by Steve Holmes, Marion Barlow

    Daily log providing information on travel, accommodation, birds seen at each location. Systematic list of species seen.

    Paperback £1.00 RRP: £7.00Buy Now
  • Everything you always wanted to know about birds ...but were afraid to ask!50% OFF
    Everything you always wanted to know… by Stephen Moss

    Answers all those burning questions about birds that beginners and experts alike may ask themselves as they go about their birdwatching. How do ducks keep their feet from freezing in winter. Why don't swallows stay in Africa. Are birds really dinosaurs or were dinosaurs really birds. Taking a question and answer approach leads to an answer which expands the theme under discussion. This light hearted readable book will intrigue anyone with an interest in birds.

    Paperback £4.99 RRP: £9.99Buy Now
  • Ontario & Texas: 25th September - 7th October 200084% OFF
    Ontario & Texas: 25th September - 7th… by Steve Holmes, Marion Barlow

    Itinerary, daily log with species seen. Separate systematic lists for Ontario and Texas.

    Paperback £1.00 RRP: £6.50Buy Now
  • The Great British Wildlife Hunt27% OFF
    The Great British Wildlife Hunt by Anne Harrap

    by Anne Harrap

    Perfect for anyone who enjoys a walk in the woods or a coastal stroll. Not a site guide that directs you to the same old sites, instead a guide which encourages you to actively find species everywhere you go by learning to recognise landscape features, habitats and niches.

    Paperback £7.99 RRP: £10.99Buy Now
  • Mushrooms20% OFF
    Mushrooms by Peter Marren

    Written in Marren's inimitable style, it is a refreshingly candid view of the diversity of fungi and our relationship with this intriguing group. It explores topics such as the naming of fungi, their importance in natural ecosystems, fungus forays and our ambivalent attitude to edible fungi, as well as recent efforts to record and conserve vulnerable species.

    Hardback £19.99 RRP: £24.99Buy Now
  • The Eurasian Red Squirrel40% OFF
    The Eurasian Red Squirrel by Stefan Bosch, Peter W W Lurz

    This book provides interesting insights into the largely hidden life of Sciurus vulgaris as well as into the complex ecological relationships that determine its existence and on which man has massive influence by landscaping, forestry, or the introduction of non-resident squirrel species.

    Paperback £11.99 RRP: £20.00Buy Now
  • Advanced Bird ID Guide: The Western Palearctic54% OFF
    Advanced Bird ID Guide: The Western… by Nils van Duivendijk

    Accurately describes every key detail of every plumage of all 900 species that have ever occurred in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. There are no photographs or illustrations, but detailed text that lists the key characters of each recognisable plumage, including male, female, immature, and juvenile, all subspecies and all other variations.

    Paperback £6.80 RRP: £14.99Buy Now
  • Top 100 Birding Sites of the World42% OFF
    Top 100 Birding Sites of the World by Dominic Couzens

    Top 100 Birding Sites of the World brings together a selection of the best places to go birdwatching on Earth. These are brought to life through the eloquent writing of Dominic Couzens and an array of stunning photographs. The sites are chosen for reasons ranging from having spectacular numbers of birds or species to experiencing amazing migration events and hosting rare or spectacular species. They span every continent and include famous locations from the Coto Donana and Manu to the Everglades alongside less well known but equally worthy destinations from Fiji and Kazakhstan to Gabon.

    Hardback £19.99 RRP: £35.00Buy Now
  • Whales & Dolphins of the North American Pacific44% OFF
    Whales & Dolphins of the North American… by Dylan Walker et al.

    Provides detailed information on all 39 species of whales, dolphins and porpoises, 6 species of seals and sealions and the Sea Otter found in the waters between Baja California in Mexico and South East Alaska. Sections on behaviour and where, when and how to go whale watching.
     

    Paperback £9.95 RRP: £17.95Buy Now
  • Ladybirds79% OFF
    Ladybirds by Darren J Mann

    This book outlines the fascinating natural history of the gardener's closest ally and suggests ways in which we can make our gardens more attractive to ladybirds.

    Paperback £1.00 RRP: £4.99Buy Now
  • The Birds of Leicestershire and Rutland
    The Birds of Leicestershire and Rutland by Rob Fray et al.

    This region holds some of England's most important inland reservoirs and holds some 10,000 wintering birds of a variety of species. This area also has an impressive rarity list as well as some of England's few breeding Ospreys. The county also has important woodlands, gull roosts and river habitats.

    Hardback £40.00 Buy Now
  • Watching Wildlife in London60% OFF
    Watching Wildlife in London by Marianne Taylor

    by Marianne Taylor

    Many people are unaware that the city of London is rich in wildlife, and that many of the most interesting and spectacular species can be seen within a few minutes' walk of the tourist trail.

    The first 8 chapters are an informative 'where to watch' guide describing key sites from the city centre to the suburbs, along with what you can expect to see. This ranges from wildfowl and birds of prey in the centre of town to deer and other mammals around Richmond, and from butterfly and wildflower hot spots to a haven for wading birds and water voles beside the Thames.

    Paperback £3.99 RRP: £9.99Buy Now
  • Nightjars of the World: Potoos, Frogmouths, Oilbird and Owlet-nightjars25% OFF
    Nightjars of the World: Potoos,… by Nigel Cleere

    This is the ultimate identification guide to the nightjars, potoos, frogmouths, Oilbird, and owlet-nightjars of the world. Covering all 135 known species of these elusive and cryptically plumaged birds, this illustrated guide features more than 580 superb colour photographs depicting every species and many subspecies, including numerous images never before published. Photos of museum specimens are provided for birds for which no images in the wild exist, including species not seen since their original discovery.

    Hardback £26.00 RRP: £34.99Buy Now
  • A Field Guide to the Birds of the Indian Subcontinent28% OFF
    A Field Guide to the Birds of the… by Ber van Perlo, Krys Kazmierczak

    Covers all 1,300 species to be found in Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, an essential guide for anyone birding on the Sub-continent. Reprinted 2008.

    Paperback £17.99 RRP: £24.99Buy Now
  • Antarctic Wildlife27% OFF
    Antarctic Wildlife by James Lowen

    Comprehensive field guide that aims to help visitors, beginner or expert, identify with confidence any bird or marine mammal they encounter during their journey from the tip of South America to the 'Great White Continent'.

    Paperback £12.99 RRP: £17.99Buy Now
  • Wildlife of the Seychelles50% OFF
    Wildlife of the Seychelles by John Bowler

    This is a comprehensive photographic guide to the birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, dragonflies, butterflies and other conspicuous invertebrates likely to be encountered in the Seychelles. Covers identification, breeding, distribution, population and conservation status.

    Hardback £8.99 RRP: £17.99Buy Now
  • Great Oaks Little Acorns16% OFF
    Great Oaks Little Acorns by Rosemary Pickering

    by Rosemary Pickering

    A beautifully illustrated story book, aimed at 3-7 year olds. Follow a great oak tree through the seasons and discover how its little acorns grow up to be big and strong trees too. Learn about natures life cycle and stimulate children's interest in the natural world around them.

    - £4.99 RRP: £5.99Buy Now
  • Remarkable Birds44% OFF
    Remarkable Birds by Stephen Moss

    Birders worldwide were asked to nominate the top 100 favourite birds in their country and why. The responses included contributions from people from major organisations, such as Audubon and BirdLife, as well as individual birdwatchers. This formed the ranking for the 100 birds in this book.

    Hardback £9.99 RRP: £17.99Buy Now
  • Scotland (Collins New Naturalist)40% OFF
    Scotland (Collins New Naturalist) by Peter Friend

    Highlights the many famous and much loved natural landscapes of Scotland, ranging from the rolling agricultural lowlands of the east to the wild and rugged mountains of the west, from the whitewashed villages of Galloway to the traditional fishing ports of the east.

    With the use of recent developments in computer technology, the author explains the history and development of the land structures, focusing on each region individually.

    Hardback £30.00 RRP: £50.00Buy Now
  • Collins New Naturalist; Owls
    Collins New Naturalist; Owls by Mike Toms

    The first part of Owls covers various aspects of taxonomy, origins, anatomy, behaviour and ecology and looks across the British owl species, drawing comparisons and highlighting differences. The second part takes each species in turn to provide a more detailed perspective, fleshing out relevant conservation issues, behaviour and status.

    Paperback £35.00 Buy Now
  • Collins Guide; Garden birds of Britain and Europe89% OFF
    Collins Guide; Garden birds of Britain… by Detlef Singer

    This full-colour photographic guide includes over 100 birds commonly found in the gardens of Britain and Europe. Each bird is illustrated with its own colour photograph to aid identification.

    - £1.00 RRP: £9.99Buy Now
  • A Complete Guide to the Birds of Malta60% OFF
    A Complete Guide to the Birds of Malta by Natalino Fenech

    Not just a bird guide, but an almanac that speaks about all that is related to birds in Malta. The first part of the book deals with bird-man relationships from ancient times in, in art and literature, in everyday jargon as well as in hunter's language.

    Hardback £20.00 RRP: £50.00Buy Now
  • Endemic Plants of the Altai Mountain Country50% OFF
    Endemic Plants of the Altai Mountain… by A I Pyak et al
    The Altai-Sayan Montane Forests Ecoregion is an extraordinary mosaic of coniferous forests, intermontane steppe and alpine meadows. Half the flora of Siberia is to be found here. The team of authors has surveyed over 300 endemic plants, many important for medicine or food. Illustration type: Colour photographs, 368pp. 2008
    Hardback £14.95 RRP: £29.95Buy Now
  • Birds Britannia50% OFF
    Birds Britannia 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.

    Hardback £8.99 RRP: £17.99Buy Now
  • RSPB Nature Watch: How to discover, explore and enjoy wildlife61% OFF
    RSPB Nature Watch: How to discover,… by Marianne Taylor

    Learn a host of techniques including observing without disturbing, ways to record what you see, sketching, photography, filming and recording and how to organise and report what you have seen.

    Paperback £4.99 RRP: £12.99Buy Now
  • Wildlife Photographer: A Course in Creative Photography40% OFF
    Wildlife Photographer: A Course in… by Chris Gomersall

    Chapters on subjects such as Space, Light, Time and Developing with examples, advice, and suggestions for projects and exercises. Also sixteen case studies, where the author describes how he achieved some of his most outstanding images.

    Hardback £14.99 RRP: £25.00Buy Now
  • Going, Going, Gone?38% OFF
    Going, Going, Gone? -

    100 conservation organisations around the world have each nominated the species that gives them most cause for concern. This provides an overview of the work that we need to do now to save these and the hundreds of thousands of other similar placed species before they are gone. Provides facts about each species and what you can do.

    Hardback £7.99 RRP: £12.99Buy Now
  • Garden Birdwatch Handbook20% OFF
    Garden Birdwatch Handbook by Andrew Cannon

    The book gives full details of the garden bird recording project of the British Trust for Ornithology supported by CJ Wildbird Foods Ltd. Anyone with access to a garden can take part thereby adding to the important scientific record of what birds visit gardens and how their numbers may be changing. BTO

    Paperback £1.99 RRP: £2.50Buy Now
  • A Guide to the Dragonflies of Great Britain37% OFF
    A Guide to the Dragonflies of Great… by Dan Powell

    A beautifully illustrated guide to the dragonflies and damselflies of the British Isles. Includes detailed information on anatomy, life cycle and behaviour, how to begin a study, information sources, how to find your own site, what species to look for first, habitats, rare migrants, field craft and conservation.

    Paperback £9.99 RRP: £15.99Buy Now
  • One Season in the Taiga85% OFF
    One Season in the Taiga by Vadim Ryabitsev

    The ornithologist author describes an expedition to the Ural Mountains in Russia to study Willow and Arctic Warblers.

    He describes in a popular style the ecological fieldwork involved and includes portraits of individual birds, at the same time describing the other wildlife encountered in the vicinity of his camp in the northern Taiga.

    Paperback £2.00 RRP: £13.99Buy Now
  • Birds of Chitwan81% OFF
    Birds of Chitwan by Dr Hem Sagar Baral
    A 7-day checklist covering 524 species, including all residents migrants and vagrants recorded in this Nepalese National Park. 2nd Edition, 22pp. 1997
    Paperback £1.00 RRP: £5.50Buy Now
  • Lives of North American Birds77% OFF
    Lives of North American Birds by Kenn Kaufman

    A full colour reference book with detailed descriptions of over 900 North American species together with information on habitat, feeding, nesting, migration and conservation status.
     

    Hardback £9.95 RRP: £43.50Buy Now
  • Idaho Birds; An Introduction to Familiar Species76% OFF
    Idaho Birds; An Introduction to… by James Kavanagh, Raymond Leung
    Most illustrations show the adult male in breeding colouration. Illustrations not to scale. Map of birding hotspots. 2001
    - £1.00 RRP: £4.25Buy Now
  • Kentucky Birds; An Introduction to Familiar Species76% OFF
    Kentucky Birds; An Introduction to… by James Kavanagh, Raymond Leung
    Most illustrations show the adult male in breeding colouration. Illustrations not to scale. Map of birding hotspots. 2001
    - £1.00 RRP: £4.25Buy Now
  • Illinois Birds; An Introduction to Familiar Species76% OFF
    Illinois Birds; An Introduction to… by James Kavanagh, Raymond Leung
    Most illustrations show the adult male in breeding colouration. Illustrations not to scale. Map of birding hotspots. 2001
    - £1.00 RRP: £4.25Buy Now
  • Birding with Bill Oddie; A Practical Guide to Birdwatching60% OFF
    Birding with Bill Oddie; A Practical… by Bill Oddie, Stephen Moss

    A book to accompany a BBC 2 series in which Bill Oddie describes the emotions and techniques attached to one of the fastest growing hobbies and attempts to convey the magic of this new way of life for many of the country's natural history enthusiasts.

    Paperback £3.99 RRP: £9.99Buy Now
  • A Birdwatching Guide to Eastern Spain54% OFF
    A Birdwatching Guide to Eastern Spain by Malcolm Palmer

    Covers the whole of the coastal strip, from the French frontier down to the southern boundary of the Province of Alicante and inland within a comfortable day trip range excluding the area covered by the Pyrenees guide. The greater part of this guide concentrates on the autonomous region of Valencia and includes the hugely important Ebro Delta.

    Paperback £4.99 RRP: £10.99Buy Now
  • The Birds of Holy Island67% OFF
    The Birds of Holy Island by Kerr, Ian

    Holy Island and the surrounding Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve are part of the Northumberland Coast designated an AONB because of its high quality landscape. Thrusting out into the North Sea, Holy Island provides a landfall for many migrating birds, while the reserve is an important area for wildfowl and waders. The first part of this publication presents what is known historically about the island's birdlife, the second part gives details of geography, habitats, climate and the best bird watching areas, the third part is comprised of seasonal accounts with emphasis on spring and autumn migration and rare species. The fourth section contains details of the 312 species so far found in the area. Colour photographs, 88pp. 2003

    Paperback £1.95 RRP: £6.00Buy Now
  • Birdfinding in Forty National Forests and Grasslands63% OFF
    Birdfinding in Forty National Forests… by W J Boyle, R H Wauer

    Covers a selection of states including Alaska & Puerto Rico & includes birding walks & drives with notes on vegetation mammals & butterflies to be found in each habitat. Excellent topographic maps with lists of camp sites & accommodation.

    Paperback £4.95 RRP: £13.50Buy Now
  • Watching British Dragonflies45% OFF
    Watching British Dragonflies by Steve Dudley, Caroline Dudley

    A combination Field Guide and Where to Watch site guide to finding, identifying and observing the British Butterfly species. Covers all 46 resident species with full identification notes and new colour paintings of adults and early life history stages.

    Paperback £14.99 RRP: £27.50Buy Now
  • The Birds of the Turks & Caicos Islands; The Official Checklist83% OFF
    The Birds of the Turks & Caicos… by Patricia E Bradley

    Introduction. Abundance, status & occurrence key systematic list map.

    Paperback £1.95 RRP: £12.00Buy Now
  • Birds of Doi Inthanon National Park Thailand75% OFF
    Birds of Doi Inthanon National Park… by Centre for Conservation Biology
    Includes checklist and site guide, and covers 382 species. Map, 60pp. 1989
    Paperback £1.00 RRP: £4.00Buy Now
  • A.B.A. Field List of the Birds of Mexico80% OFF
    A.B.A. Field List of the Birds of Mexico by Dale Delaney

    This field list, including all Family and Sub-family divider headings, follows the order presented in the AOU Checklist of North American Birds (Sixth edition 1983). One thousand and nine species are included in this list. Several species are briefly annotated as: (*) = Accidental or Casual (26 species), (1) = EXTINCT in the wild (4 species), (2) = Presumably extirpated (2 species), (3) = Status and/or distribution requires clarification (9 species).

    Paperback £0.50 RRP: £2.50Buy Now
  • Field Checklist of the Birds of Venezuela71% OFF
    Field Checklist of the Birds of Venezuela by Nina D Steffee

    Checklist

    Paperback £1.00 RRP: £3.50Buy Now
  • A Check List: Birds of Karachi & Lower Sind (Pakistan)73% OFF
    A Check List: Birds of Karachi & Lower… by T J Roberts et al.

    Habitats map systematic list. 37pp. 1987

    Paperback £0.99 RRP: £3.75Buy Now
  • Checklist of the Birds of Maharashtra; With Notes on Their Status Around Bombay66% OFF
    Checklist of the Birds of Maharashtra;… by Dr Humayun Abdulali
    A brief introduction and black and white map. 16pp. 1981
    Paperback £0.50 RRP: £1.50Buy Now
  • Colorado Birds:  A Reference to their Distribution and Habitat18% OFF
    Colorado Birds: A Reference to their… by Robert Andrews, Robert Righter

    A comprehensive and extensively researched presentation of the 443 birds recorded in the State. The known status and distribution are clearly shown by a combination of maps and graphs and the breeding, winter and migration ranges, plus elevational distribution, abundance and historical changes are covered in a clearly written text.
     

    Paperback £19.50 RRP: £23.95Buy Now
  • Afterthoughts to Birding in Venezuela 199384% OFF
    Afterthoughts to Birding in Venezuela… by M L Goodwin

    A review and update on birding in Venezuela adding a few new locations and some extra advice for travellers.

    Paperback £1.00 RRP: £6.50Buy Now
  • Field List of California Birds75% OFF
    Field List of California Birds by California Bird Records Committee
    592 species in 10-day list. 1996
    Paperback £0.50 RRP: £2.00Buy Now
  • Checklist; Birds of the United Arab Emirates35% OFF
    Checklist; Birds of the United Arab… by Simon Aspinall, Colin Richardson

    Annotated with status details & observer list.

    Paperback £4.50 RRP: £7.00Buy Now
  • Location Checklist to the Birds of the Huachuca Mountains and the Upper San Pedro River93% OFF
    Location Checklist to the Birds of the… by Richard Cachor Taylor

    A full checklist of the birds in the vicinity of Sierra Vista in southeast Arizona, including Garden Ramsey and Carr Canyons with information on exactly where to find individual species. Details of status, early and late dates. Access info for all locations including San Pedro Riparian Reserve hotspots. Also includes checklists for reptiles and amphibians plus mammals.

    Paperback £0.49 RRP: £7.00Buy Now
  • Hettinger North Dakota Birding91% OFF
    Hettinger North Dakota Birding by Dave & Carolyn Griffiths

    A short guide to the birding spots found within a 10-mile radius of Hettinger in southwest North Dakota. Detailed site info with bird lists for grassland areas.

    Paperback £0.49 RRP: £5.50Buy Now
  • Regional Checklist of Ecuador Birds67% OFF
    Regional Checklist of Ecuador Birds by Keith Taylor

    Covers 1553spp with site information & status.

    Paperback £0.99 RRP: £3.00Buy Now
  • Field Checklist of the Birds of the Republic of Panama Canal Area60% OFF
    Field Checklist of the Birds of the… by Dodge Engleman, Horace Loftin
    Paperback £1.00 RRP: £2.50Buy Now
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