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Ornithology - Britain & Europe

  • A Naturalist's Guide to the Birds of Britain & Northern Europe
    A Naturalist's Guide to the Birds of… by Peter Goodfellow

    An easy to use identification guide to 280 common species.

    Paperback £9.99 Buy Now
  • My First Book of Garden Wildlife
    My First Book of Garden Wildlife by Mike Unwin

    Introduces 20 common garden animals, birds and insects to young readers in a fun question and answer format.


    Try to guess the animal from the clues, then turn the page to discover its name and more facts.

     

    Hardback £6.99 Buy Now
  • RSPB Handbook of British Birds: Interactive Edition
    RSPB Handbook of British Birds:… by Peter Holden, Tim Cleeves

    The paperback handbook covers field identification, behaviour, breeding biology, population, status and longevity of 300 of the commonest British birds. In addition to this, the CD-ROM contains audio recordings of each species, an identification database and a guide to the best birding areas in Britain. Colour illustrations.

    CD-ROM £24.99 Buy Now
  • Finding Birds in South Finland
    Finding Birds in South Finland by Dave Gosney

    This DVD introduces you to the best birdwatching sites in Finland, south of the Arctic Circle, and gives you a real 'feel' for what it's like to go there.

    DVD £15.99 Buy Now
  • Finding Birds in North Spain Pack
    Finding Birds in North Spain Pack by Dave Gosney

    Shows you in the clearest possible way, exactly where to go to look for almost 50 species of the most exciting birds of northern Spain - Wallcreepers, Lammergeiers, Great Bustards, Little Bustards, Snowfinches, Black Woodpeckers, Dupont's Larks'.

    Mixed £20.00 Buy Now
  • Handbook of Western Palearctic Birds; Passerines
    Handbook of Western Palearctic Birds;… by Hadoram Shirihai, Lars Svensson

    The most complete and comprehensive photographic guide to the avifauna of the Western Palearctic. Contains the most up to date information available on idenification, covering all aspects of plumage, moult, ageing, sexing, voice, habitat, seasonal and altitudinal movements, distribution and behaviour.

    DUE JULY 2016

    Hardback £75.00 Buy Now
  • DVD Guide to Birdwatching in Scotland
    DVD Guide to Birdwatching in Scotland by Paul Doherty

    Includes great film of Capercaillie, Ptarmigan, Golden and White-tailed Eagles, Scottish Crossbill, Red-necked Phalaropes and many more. Mammals aren't forgotten either - we have film of deer, Otters, Dolphins, Red Squirrels and even Pine Martens and Basking Sharks.

    DVD £13.99 Buy Now
  • Birds through Irish Eyes
    Birds through Irish Eyes by Anthony McGeehan, Julian Wylie

    Presents the lives and times of birds that surround us. Each has a story to tell, from Brent Geese who make an annual round trip from here to Canada, to Kestrels that use ultra violet vision to detect mice, from vanishing souls such as Corncrake and Skylarks. The authors encourage us to look and listen, to protect and understand and most of all recognise the beauty of the birds around us.

    Hardback £35.00 Buy Now
  • RSPB Handbook of British Birds
    RSPB Handbook of British Birds by Peter Holden, Tim Cleeves

    Covers the 270 most common British birds in sufficient detail to provide a complete single source of basic information for our most familiar birds.

    Paperback £9.99 Buy Now
  • Finding Birds in Southern Cyprus
    Finding Birds in Southern Cyprus by Dave Gosney

    Covers the best birdwatching sites in the southern part of the island, including Paphos, Akrotiri, Troodos, Larnaca and Ayia Napa. GPS co-ordinates for each site.

    Paperback £7.50 Buy Now
  • The Secret Lives of Garden Birds
    The Secret Lives of Garden Birds by Dominic Couzens

    This book takes us, month by month, into the secret lives of our most familiar garden birds. Revealing scandalous real life dramas such as the ferocious turf battles of Robins, the profound family ties of Long-tailed Tits and the remarkable sex-life of the Dunnock. Armed with this knowledge this book provides, you will be able to understand, encourage and enjoy your garden birds more than ever.

    Paperback £14.99 Buy Now
  • 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
  • RSPB British Birds of Prey
    RSPB British Birds of Prey by Marianne Taylor

    A celebration of British raptors, including owls. Follows their fortunes as British breeding birds from historical times to the present day.

    Hardback £24.99 Buy Now
  • A Birdwatchers' Guide to Portugal; The Azores & Madeira Archipelagos
    A Birdwatchers' Guide to Portugal; The… by Colm Moore et al.

    In this enlarged edition, all the information has been carefully reviewed and updated, and several new sites have been included for mainland Portugal, meaning 44 birding sites are now described. The scope of this title has been significantly enlarged to include the Azores archipelago with all its rarity hotspots (not dealt with in the first edition). The section about Madeira has been thoroughly reviewed. This is now the first and only birdwatching guide to cover all of Portugal's territory. It is a fundamental reference for anyone, birder, birdwatcher or beginner planning to visit the country with an interest in its birds. 2nd Edition.

    Paperback £17.99 Buy Now
  • Collins Pocket Guide; British Bird Guide
    Collins Pocket Guide; British Bird Guide by Lars Svensson et al.

    Species are described and illustrated on the same page, with up-to-date authoritative text aiding identification. Illustration type: Colour illustrations, 2015

     

     

    Paperback £12.99 Info
  • National Vegetation Classification; Field Guide to Mires and Heaths
    National Vegetation Classification;… by T Elkington et al.

    Gives a detailed account of 38 mire communities and 22 heath communities in the UK. Information on their composition, structure and distribution. 120pp. 2001

    Paperback £10.00 Info
  • Finding Birds in Lapland
    Finding Birds in Lapland by Dave Gosney

    Shows exactly what it's like to visit Arctic Scandinavia in June. You'll see footage of the most exciting species, you'll get an idea of what each of the sites are like and you'll learn more about the area and its birds. 76 mins. 2010

    DVD £15.95 Buy Now
  • Teach Yourself Bird Sounds: Farmland and Scrub87% OFF
    Teach Yourself Bird Sounds: Farmland… by Dominic Couzens, John Wyatt

    This tape contains the songs of birds that you can expect to hear in farmlands, helped by an expert commentary.
     

    Cassette £0.25 RRP: £1.99Buy Now
  • Gardens: Their Hidden Life
    Gardens: Their Hidden Life by Colin Spedding

    by Colin Spedding

    Comprehensive and thoughtful analysis of the wildlife to be found right outside our back door. Gardens are most people's main opportunity to see an ecosystem at work. Even the smallest space contains a collection of both wild animals and plants. Yet we are often oblivious of the sheer richness of experience that our gardens can provide. Most of us do not expect to see anything they haven't built or planted.

    Hardback £25.00 Buy Now
  • Collins Bird Guide
    Collins Bird Guide by Lars Svensson, Peter J Grant

    Collins Bird Guide has already become established as the most essential reference to British and European bird identification. This new edition has been fully revised, the main accounts contain 41 new species and many subspecies receive new or more extensive coverage, there are 14 new double page spreads and some 60 plates redesigned or repainted. All the maps have been revised.

    Hardback £30.00 Buy Now
  • Where to Watch Birds: Britain
    Where to Watch Birds: Britain by Simon Harrap, Nigel Redman

    A rewritten and considerably expanded new edition of the highly acclaimed 'Birdwatching in Britain: a site by site guide' published by the same authors in 1986. In the familiar format each site is considered in terms of habitat, timing, access and calendar allowing birders optimum chances of getting the best out of each site and region.

    Paperback £19.99 Buy Now
  • Finding Birds in Mallorca
    Finding Birds in Mallorca by Dave Gosney

    The DVD covers many of the sites covered in the book and gives you a real feel for the area. 2012

    DVD £15.95 Buy Now
  • Icelandic Bird Guide
    Icelandic Bird Guide by Johann Oli Hilmarsson

    This new edition has been completely revised and expanded. Covers all Icelandic breeding birds, regular visitors and numerous annual vagrants. Concise text describes appearance and behaviour, their diet and habitat. Colour photographs, distribution maps, 319pp. 2nd edition 2011

    Hardback £59.95 Buy Now
  • Garden Bird Sounds
    Garden Bird Sounds by Geoff Sample

    This collection of 70 birdsongs with species announcements will help you to recognise the birds in your garden by their calls and songs.
     

    CD £11.99 Buy Now
  • Crete Bird Report 1999
    Crete Bird Report 1999 by Denis Townsend

    Report of numbers of birds seen and where. Also list of mammals, amphibians, reptiles and butterflies. 18pp. 2000

    Paperback £6.00 Buy Now
  • Where to Watch Birds; Devon and Cornwall including the Isles of Scilly & Lundy
    Where to Watch Birds; Devon and… by David Norman, Vic Tucker

    Details of sites easily accessible from various holiday destinations, with information on disability access. 

    5th Edition.

    Paperback £16.99 Buy Now
  • Collins Guide; Scottish Birds
    Collins Guide; Scottish Birds by Valerie Thom

    A reissue of the best selling guide to over 180 species. Places to visit section detailing over 70 of the best sites in Scotland for birdwatching. Colour illustrations, 256pp. 2008 edition

    Paperback £9.99 Buy Now
  • Where to Watch Birds; Somerset, Gloucestershire & Wiltshire
    Where to Watch Birds; Somerset,… by Ken Hall, John Grovett

    Covers all the best birding sites in this relatively undeveloped region. Describes each site in terms of habitat, species, access, timing and calendar, enabling all birders to get the best out of any birding excursions in this region. Line drawings, maps, 300pp. 3rd edition 2003

    Paperback £16.99 Buy Now
  • Cyprus; 26 December 1993-1 January 199450% OFF
    Cyprus; 26 December 1993-1 January 1994 by Jeff Price, Elaine C Grandjean

    Describes 5 days birding in the Paphos/Troodos/Cape Greco triangle in the Greek sector of the island. Itinerary site details with maps species list. 16pp 1995

    Paperback £0.50 RRP: £1.00Buy Now
  • Where to Watch Birds; Dorset, Hampshire & the Isle of Wight
    Where to Watch Birds; Dorset, Hampshire… by Martin Cade, George Green

    Maps and line drawings, 308pp. 4th edition 2010

    Paperback £18.99 Buy Now
  • Where to Watch Birds in Switzerland
    Where to Watch Birds in Switzerland by Marco Sacchi et al.

    The first birdwatching guide to a country which boasts Wallcreeper, Alpine Accentor, Alpine Chough and Nutcracker amongst its breeding bird population. 45 major sites are covered with the usual information on access, times to visit and accommodation. Also gives suggested itineraries for each site to avoid time wasting. Black and white photographs and line drawings, colour maps, 176pp. 1999

    Paperback £19.99 Buy Now
  • Bill Oddie's Birding Map of Britain and Ireland
    Bill Oddie's Birding Map of Britain and… by Bill Oddie

    by Bill Oddie

    This is a unique map which identifies the top 340 birding sites, including all RSPB reserves and additional Wildlife Trusts and Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust sites.

    Map £4.99 Buy Now
  • Best Birding Sites in the Scottish Highlands
    Best Birding Sites in the Scottish… by Gordon Hamlett

    Up-to-date information on 27 birding routes, from Pitlochry in the south to John o'Groats in Caithness and complete coverage of Skye. Up to date bird information, tips on how to get the most from each site. Detailed maps covering car journeys and individual sites. A complete checklist of Scotlands birds and a month by month guide to birdwatching in the region. 288pp. 2nd edition 2014

    Paperback £18.95 Buy Now
  • The Birds of Buckinghamshire
    The Birds of Buckinghamshire -
    The Birds of Buckinghamshire is an excellent County Avifauna which is beautifully produced and illustrated: an absolute 'must have' for anyone interested in any aspect of Buckinghamshire birdlife. It appeals to both the experienced ornithologist and the occasional weekend or holiday birdwatcher who wants to learn more. Colour photographs, maps, graphs, 392pp. Revised and updated 2nd edition 2012
    Hardback £25.00 Buy Now
  • Collins Bird Guide: The Most Complete Guide to the Birds of Britain and Europe
    Collins Bird Guide: The Most Complete… by Lars Svensson, Peter J Grant

    Collins Bird Guide has already become established as the most essential reference to British and European bird identification. This new edition has been fully revised, the main accounts contain 41 new species and many subspecies receive new or more extensive coverage, some 60 plates redesigned or repainted and all the maps revised. Colour illustrations, 448pp. 2nd edition 2010

    Paperback £19.99 Buy Now
  • A Winter's Tale from Bulgaria
    A Winter's Tale from Bulgaria by Malcom Rymer

    Many thousands of European white-fronted geese, wintering wildfowl, grebes, divers, larks, woodpeckers, owls, pelicans all winter on the Black Sea coast of Bulgaria. Filmed over several winters, they all feature in this production along with long-legged and rough-legged buzzards from the north, and eagles and vultures in the Rhodope mountains. Duration: 1 hour 55 mins

    DVD £18.99 Buy Now
  • DVD Guide to Birdwatching in Europe
    DVD Guide to Birdwatching in Europe by Paul Doherty

    Features 255 species in ten locations in Europe. Sites covered throughout the year are The Netherlands in February, Eilat in March, Extremadura, Pyrenees and Lesvos in April, East Poland in May, Central Poland and North Norway in June and Falsterbo and Northern Israel in October. Duration: 3hrs 15 mins

    DVD £17.95 Buy Now
  • A Poster of the Coastal Birds of the British Isles and Europe
    A Poster of the Coastal Birds of the… by Steve Madge et al.

    Full colour laminated chart. Size: 900mm x 594mm

    - £9.99 Info
  • A Poster of the Birds of Gardens and Parkland; British Isles & Europe
    A Poster of the Birds of Gardens and… by N Korck

    Full colour laminated chart. Size: 900mm x 594mm

    - £9.99 Buy Now
  • Finding Birds in South-West Turkey26% OFF
    Finding Birds in South-West Turkey by Dave Gosney

    This is the first of two books to update Finding Birds in Western Turkey. 2014

    Paperback £5.50 RRP: £7.50Buy Now
  • Merlins of the South-East Yorkshire Dales
    Merlins of the South-East Yorkshire Dales by Peter M Wright

    This title is based on the observations of the author made over a 30 year period between 1973-2002. Since Rowan published the results of his study in 'British Birds' (1921-1922), no one had seriously attempted any systematic work on the Merlins of Embsay and Barden moors. The study area undertaken here is centred on Grassington in the south-east corner of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Covers habitat, hunting and feeding, the breeding season and much more.

    Paperback £10.00 Buy Now
  • Taking Flight: The Birds of Langford Lowfields
    Taking Flight: The Birds of Langford… by Michael Warren
    Hardback £30.00 Buy Now
  • RSPB Spotlight; Robins
    RSPB Spotlight; Robins by Marianne Taylor

    Their melodious voices, bright red breasts and cheeky attitudes have always endeared Robins to the public, but how much do we really know about these familiar garden visitors.

    - £9.99 Buy Now
  • Ptaci Oblasti Ceske republiky: Special Protecion Areas of the Czech Republic
    Ptaci Oblasti Ceske republiky: Special… -

    This publication briefly represents all Special Protected Areas of the Czech Republic.

    Paperback £11.95 Buy Now
  • RSPB Seabirds
    RSPB Seabirds by Marianne Taylor

    Seabirds are the living links between land, air and sea. They enjoy a freedom that even humans, with all our technological assistance, can barely imagine.  The author presents detailed biographies of all the seabird species that breed in and around the British Isles, and also looks at the many species that breed elsewhere but which, regularly or occasionally, visit British waters.

    Hardback £25.00 Buy Now
  • The Birdwatcher's Pocket Guide to Britain and Europe
    The Birdwatcher's Pocket Guide to… by Rob Hume, Peter Hayman

    Compact and concise guide to the 430 species that live in or regularly visit Britain and Europe. Contains essential identification, distribution and behavioural information for each species. A truly pocket sized field guide.

    Paperback £9.99 Info
  • European Honey Buzzards in North Yorkshire. A Breeding History on a Learning Curve: 1895-2010
    European Honey Buzzards in North… by Ron Appleby

    This is an account of the Honey Buzzards at one site in Britain. From then on the annual observations are of great value as there is considerable detail on the role of the sexes in food provision and nest attendance, plumage variations and interactions with conspecifics and other raptors.

    Paperback £22.50 Info
  • Arran Bird Atlas 2007-2012: Mapping the Breeding and Wintering Birds of Arran
    Arran Bird Atlas 2007-2012: Mapping the… by Dr Jim Cassels

    This is a report on a local atlas project which covers the whole of Arran. Provides an overview of the islands breeding and wintering avifauna with all species illustrated with a small photograph. All but the rarest species have a tetrad-scale map showing breeding period and/or winter distribution.

    Paperback £8.00 Buy Now
  • Finding Birds in Northern Greece
    Finding Birds in Northern Greece by Dave Gosney

    Describes the best birding sites in detail.

    Paperback £7.50 Buy Now
  • Finding Birds in Northern Greece
    Finding Birds in Northern Greece -

    This DVD shows you how fabulous the birding is at many sites in Northern Greece. Features the best bird places such as Lake Kerkini, Porto Lagos, Dadia forest, the Nestos and Axios deltas and several mountain sites.

    DVD £15.95 Buy Now
  • The Shropshire Bird Report 2008
    The Shropshire Bird Report 2008 -

    A total of 200 species was recorded in Shropshire in 2008 (including escapes/feral residents), representing a better than average year in terms of the diversity of species recorded.

    - £4.00 Buy Now
  • Birds of Charnwood
    Birds of Charnwood by Michael Webster

    An introduction to the breeding birds of this Leicestershire woodland with complete information on residents, visitors and passage migrants. Also gives details of 93 species found breeding during the 1992-1994 survey together with an account of the conservation activities taking place. Includes detailed studies of Tawny Owl and Woodcock, 196pp. 1997

    Paperback £9.99 Buy Now
  • La Conservazione Degli Uccelli In Italia
    La Conservazione Degli Uccelli In Italia by Marco Lambertini, Fabio Casale

    A report on a conference held in Italy in 1995 the purpose of which was to draw together national and international experience in the field of bird conservation to consider all the approaches necessary in the formulation of a national strategy for bird conservation in Italy. 38 contributors read papers on various aspects of the subject matter. Text is mainly Italian with English abstracts, 222pp. 1995

    Paperback £5.00 Buy Now
  • A Day in Donana
    A Day in Donana by Martin Jacoby

    Introduces you to some of the wild animals, plants and people who live in and around the park and also its natural history. Colour photographs. 160pp. 2003 revised edition

    Paperback £12.95 Buy Now
  • Birds of St. Kilda
    Birds of St. Kilda by M P Harris, S Murray

    An annotated checklist. B/w photos maps tables. 46pp. 1978

    Paperback £6.50 Info
  • Finding Birds in Bulgaria
    Finding Birds in Bulgaria by Dave Gosney

    Covers 10 sites, maps. Now includes supplementary pages based on visits made in 2009 and 2010, giving updated information for sites in the book plus new sites with detailed maps. 21pp

    Paperback £6.00 Buy Now
  • RSPB Birds of Britain and Europe
    RSPB Birds of Britain and Europe by Rob Hume

    Describes the characteristics of over 800 regularly seen species, including anatomy, life cycle, behaviour, and a survey of the habitats in which birds live. Includes an audio CD with specially commissioned birdsong and calls. Colour photographs, maps, 456pp. 3rd edition 2011

    Paperback £16.99 Info
  • Finding Birds in Southern France
    Finding Birds in Southern France by Dave Gosney

    Seven major sites, maps, 29pp 1994

    Paperback £6.00 Buy Now
  • Dictionar Poliglot Al Speciilor De Pasari Din Romania/Dictionary of Species of Birds in Romania
    Dictionar Poliglot Al Speciilor De… -

    Complete checklist of Romanian species and a key to status, 57pp. 1998

    Paperback £9.99 Buy Now
  • Where to Watch Birds in Europe and Russia
    Where to Watch Birds in Europe and Russia by Nigel Wheatley

    Over 250 major sites are treated in detail and include those in countries which have previously received scant coverage e.g. Germany & parts of far eastern Russia such as Ussuriland. The book follows the familiar layout with countries being treated alphabetically each accompanied by a map showing distribution of sites within that country. The site accounts include lists of birds to be seen including all specialities information on other wildlife & tips on accommodation. 50 line drawings, 100 maps, 416pp. 2000

    Paperback £19.99 Info
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