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  • RSPB Spotlight Eagles
    RSPB Spotlight Eagles by Mike Unwin

    Eagles are among the most impressive hunters of the animal world. Their predatory prowess and flying skills have imbued them with a romance and mystique that runs deep in our culture and has elevated them to emblems of freedom and power across the globe. At the same time, however, people have long seen eagles as competitors. Reviled by farmers and gamekeepers as snatchers of livestock, many species have been driven into decline by persecution and disturbance. Two species of eagle occur in Britain – among 60 worldwide – and are the focus of RSPB Spotlight: Eagles. The regal Golden Eagle is the definitive 'true' eagle and occurs in wilderness areas across the northern hemisphere; the even larger White-tailed Eagle, reintroduced to the UK after historic extinction, belongs to the separate 'sea eagles' genus. These two spectacular birds are both very rare – confined largely to the remote Scottish Highlands – and a sighting of either is one of the UK's most exciting and sought-after wildlife experiences.

    This highly readable study looks separately at both UK eagles, exploring how each is adapted as an apex predator in its own environment, and explores the relationship between the two. Separate chapters cover all aspects of the birds' biology and lifestyle, from defending their vast territories to raising their young. Fascinating secrets are revealed, including the brutal truth behind 'Cain and Abel' syndrome. RSPB Spotlight: Eagles also takes a look at other eagles around the world, placing the two UK species within this broader context. Finally, it examines the complex relationship that humans have enjoyed with eagles since time immemorial, spanning both culture and conservation, and offers expert tips on where and how you can watch these magnificent birds for yourself.

    Paperback £9.99 Buy Now
  • RSPB Spotlight; Foxes
    RSPB Spotlight; Foxes by Mike Unwin

    This highly readable study explores how the red fox's versatility has allowed it to thrive across the northern hemisphere, from desert and mountain to farmland and urban jungle.

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  • A Parliament of Owls
    A Parliament of Owls by Mike Unwin

    Mike Unwin, who has watched and admired owls all over the world, captures the essence of each species, while explaining the unique natural history that has made these silent assassins the most effective feathered predators of darkness. Along the way he describes a fascinating range of breeding and hunting behaviour, the unusual calls that have given rise to so much superstition, and the cultural impact of owls around the world. A stunning range of photographs, taken and compiled by David Tipling, one of Britain's foremost bird photographers, captures the beauty of each species and the drama of the landscapes they inhabit.

    Hardback £24.99 Buy Now
  • Match a Pair of Birds: A Memory Game
    Match a Pair of Birds: A Memory Game by Mike Unwin

    This game helps you to match the male and female pairs of 25 species of birds from around the world in this beautifully illustrated memory game.

    - £12.95 Buy Now
  • RSPB Bird Encyclopedia
    RSPB Bird Encyclopedia by Mike Unwin

    This beautiful RSPB Encyclopedia will take you on an incredible journey through the world of birds, helping you find out about the amazing feathered creatures that share our planet. From tropical parrots and toucans to sea birds and eagles, find out all about birds with this informative first guide and reference book. Packed with brilliant photography, fun facts and top bird tips, learn, explore and be amazed by birds big and small.

    Hardback £8.99 Buy Now
  • My First Book of Garden Birds
    My First Book of Garden Birds by Mike Unwin, Sarah Whittley

    This book will help 4-8 year olds discover and identify the most common birds in their everyday surroundings. Partly obscured illustration on the right hand page with text to give them clues to identify the bird. Turn the page over to find out more.

    Hardback £6.99 Buy Now
  • 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.

    Paperback £16.99 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
  • My First Book of Garden Bugs
    My First Book of Garden Bugs by Mike Unwin

    This book uses a fun question-and-answer format to help young readers discover 20 common garden bugs. Beautiful illustrations bring a new creature to life on every page.


    Hardback £6.99 Buy Now
  • RSPB Children's Guide to Birdwatching
    RSPB Children's Guide to Birdwatching by David Chandler, Mike Unwin

    Enjoy the exciting world of birds with this new RSPB guide. It's ideal for 8-12 year olds, but offers a head start to anyone wanting to know more. Packed with colour photos and artwork, it will help you to find and identify birds, choose the right gear and attract birds to your garden, and includes many fun ideas and activities. A field guide section covers all birds that beginners are most likely to see in the UK, with clear illustrations and simple, concise text on identification, behaviour, voice and habitat.

    Paperback £7.99 Buy Now
  • RSPB Guide to Birdwatching
    RSPB Guide to Birdwatching by Mike Unwin

    Covers the principles of identification, equipment and field skills, how birds are built and how they work, breeding, feeding and migration, habitats and distribution and how to help birds in your garden. An accessible guide for all ages.

    Paperback £12.99 Buy Now
  • RSPB Nature Guide
    RSPB Nature Guide by Mike Unwin

    Full of activities for every season and every kind of weather. Get out and about and track animals, learn to draw a frog or create a wild patch in your garden.

    Paperback £8.99 Buy Now
  • RSPB Spotlight: Swifts and Swallows
    RSPB Spotlight: Swifts and Swallows by Mike Unwin
    Paperback £9.99 Info

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