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  • Facing Extinction
    Facing Extinction by Paul Donald et al.

    Almost 200 species of birds have become extinct in the past 400 years, and a similar number today are in imminent danger of following them. This title examines the process and issues concerning extinction, how and why it happens and what can be done about it.

    Paperback £25.00 Buy Now
  • Eagle Days
    Eagle Days by Stuart Rae

    The first in a new series on Birds and People, this book is based on the author's many years of field experience with eagles. By bringing together Stuart's diary, field notes and photographs, this title provides a complete description of eagles, their behaviour and ecology.

    Paperback £18.00 Buy Now
  • Britain's Hoverflies: A Field Guide
    Britain's Hoverflies: A Field Guide by Stuart Ball, Roger Morris

    Britain’s Hoverflies is a beautifully illustrated photographic field guide to the hoverflies of Britain, focusing on the species that can be most readily identified. It is the perfect companion for wildlife enthusiasts, professional ecologists and anyone else with an interest in this fascinating group of insects, and is designed to appeal to beginners and experts alike.

    Accessible, authoritative and easy to use, this book contains hundreds of remarkable photographs of the various life stages of those species that can be identified by eye or with a magnifying glass, with coverage of at least one representative from each of the British genera. It also features an essential guide to the hoverfly tribes. Detailed species accounts summarize the species’ status, highlight the key identification features, provide notes on behaviour and habitat requirements and include flight-period charts and up-to-date distribution maps. Sections on hoverfly biology, where and when to look for hoverflies, legislation and conservation, photographing hoverflies, recording hoverflies and gardening for hoverflies are also included.

    This fully revised and updated second edition:

    •Features more than 650 stunning colour photographs

    •Provides detailed information for the 167 species that can be most readily identified, including at least one species from each of the 68 genera recorded in Britain

    •Includes a complete list of the 283 hoverfly species recorded in Britain to date, with an indication of how difficult each is to identify Stuart Ball and Roger Morris have run the Hoverfly Recording Scheme since 1991.

    They are the authors of Provisional Atlas of British Hoverflies and active members of the Dipterists Forum, a society that promotes the study of flies.

    Paperback £24.95 Buy Now
  • Rings in the Shingle: Images and Poems from the Norfolk Coast
    Rings in the Shingle: Images and Poems… by Stuart Medland

    This is an expressive synthesis of written and photographic forms for each of the subjects of encounter. It concerns itself with the very coastline, the seashore, the cliff top and the shingle bank. It is where the land becomes the sea.

    Hardback £18.00 Buy Now
  • RSPB Handbook of Scottish Birds (Second edition)
    RSPB Handbook of Scottish Birds (Second… by Peter Holden, Stuart Housden

    The RSPB Handbook of Scottish Birds is the ideal reference for keen birdwatchers and visitors to Scotland alike, and this fully updated second edition is richer and more comprehensive than ever. Over 250 species are covered in detail with each account including information on identification, voice, habits, habitat, food, breeding, ecology, seasonal movements, population and conservation. More than 1,000 superb colour illustrations by some of the world's leading bird artists are integrated into the text for easy reference. This second edition features newly added Gaelic names, updated distribution maps, and also incorporates the latest information on the conservation status of each species. Concise text offers a 'biography' of each species in simple, non-technical language. Practical, easy-to-use format- Updated distribution maps show resident species, summer and winter visitors, and passage migrants.

    Paperback £12.99 Buy Now
  • Pocket Photo Guide to the Mammals of North Africa and the Middle East
    Pocket Photo Guide to the Mammals of… by Chris Stuart, Tilde Stuart

    This handy guide provides an introduction to more than 120 species of mammals found in North Africa and the Middle East.. The genuine pocket size allow Pocket Photo Guide to the Mammals of North Africa and the Middle East to be carried around on trips and excursions and will take up minimal rucksack and suitcase space.

    Paperback £9.99 Buy Now
  • Pocket Guide MAMMALS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA
    Pocket Guide MAMMALS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA by Chris & Mathilde Stuart
    Compact guide which covers some 120 mammals of the region. Concise information on key identification pointers, similar species, habitat, behaviour, diet, reproduction, longevity, calls, occurrence and measurements. Silhouettes indicating size in relation to humans, illustrations of tracks and droppings, colour illustrations, distribution maps, 160pp. 2011
    Paperback £9.99 Buy Now
  • Dangerous Creatures of Africa
    Dangerous Creatures of Africa by Chris & Mathilde Stuart

    Documents the range of dangerous and threatening aspects of nature. Animals that can wound, venomous creatures, those that are poisonous to eat and diseases caused by animals. The focus is on understanding, identifying, avoiding and surviving these potential hazards of the African wilds.

    Hardback £29.99 Buy Now
  • Facing Extinction48% OFF
    Facing Extinction by Paul Donald et al.

    After several thought-provoking introductory chapters, the book showcases about 20 species on the brink of extinction from around the world and describes the work that is being undertaken to save them. Some are success stories, but a few are not.

    Hardback £22.99 RRP: £45.00Buy Now
  • The Birdman Abroad
    The Birdman Abroad by Stuart Winter

    by Stuart Winter

    Following a similar format to the popular Tales of a Tabloid Twitcher, this second instalment of tales covers stories from around the world.

    Paperback £7.99 Buy Now
  • Birds of Africa: From Seabirds to Seedeaters
    Birds of Africa: From Seabirds to… by Stuart

    Comprehensive account of the birds of Africa. The text covers all the avifaunal families that occur in Africa discusses the species that occur in each family and provides in depth representative examples of each family. Also includes discussions on the African avifaunal fossil record and the evolution conservation and habitat diversity of African birds. 200 colour photographs, 175pp. 1999

    Hardback £24.99 Buy Now
  • A Photographic Guide to Mammals of North Africa and the Middle East
    A Photographic Guide to Mammals of… by Chris & Tilde Stuart

    Covers approximately 100 of the larger species found in a region from Morocco in the west to Iran, the Arabian Penisular in the east and Tutkey in the north. Description with key identification feature, distribution, habitat and status, behaviour, diet and reproduction for each species.

    Paperback £7.99 Buy Now
  • RSPB Handbook of Scottish Birds
    RSPB Handbook of Scottish Birds by Peter Holden, Stuart Housden

    Over 250 species covered in detail with one page per species. Species account includes concise information on identification, voice, habitat, food, breeding ecology, seasonal movements, population and conservation.

    Paperback £9.99 Buy Now
  • Tales of a Tabloid Twitcher37% OFF
    Tales of a Tabloid Twitcher by Stuart Winter

    by Stuart Winter

    This book offers a window into the sometimes shady worlds of tabloid journalism and bird watching. In the process it explores the full stories behind the very best scoops.

    Paperback £4.99 RRP: £7.99Buy Now
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