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  • A List of the Birds of Morocco43% OFF
    A List of the Birds of Morocco by David Fisher, Stephen Gantlett

    15 day list. 312spp. 16pp.

    Paperback £0.99 RRP: £1.75Buy Now
  • Emirates Bird Report 1988% OFF
    Emirates Bird Report 19 -

    Contains important articles on Gulf birdlife including ID features of large white-headed gulls Abu Dhabi islands breeding bird survey rarity report 1994 1994 systematic list new birds for UAE plus much more. Colour photos b/w drawings 136pp 1997

    Paperback £1.00 RRP: £9.00Buy Now
  • Helm Field Guides; Birds of the Seychelles
    Helm Field Guides; Birds of the… by Adrian Skerrett, Tony Disley

    This Helm Field Guide covers over 250 species including all residents, migrants and vagrants. Concise text highlights key identification features, including habitat, distribution, status and voice.

    Paperback £24.99 Buy Now
  • Passerines and Passerine Migration in Eilat (1984 - 1993)23% OFF
    Passerines and Passerine Migration in… by John H Morgan, Hadoram Shirihai

    Summarises a decade of passerine ringing at Eilat Israel. Gives information on the various habitats the operation of the ringing station methods of data analysis and the species accounts and results. Colour photographs, 50pp. 1997

    Paperback £12.95 RRP: £17.00Buy Now
  • Birds in Bahrain: A Study of Their Migration Patterns 1990-199272% OFF
    Birds in Bahrain: A Study of Their… by Erik Hirschfeld

    This book documents the author's 3-year bird study, containing new and previously unpublished information. The emphasis is on migrant wader movements, the information being well supported by histograms, tables and graphs, with a discussion on the possible origins and sub-species of each of the 250 species observed or ringed in the study period. Checklist and Tables. Illustration type: Black and White Drawings, Maps, Graphs, 124pp. 1995

    Paperback £2.50 RRP: £9.00Buy Now
  • Bundukit: Series 190% OFF
    Bundukit: Series 1 by Vanessa Bristow, Kit Hustler

    Illustrates a series of problematical African species pairs or groups with information on identification using pointers. Produced in Zimbabwe this booklet is useful for related areas of Central Africa. Stylised illustrations all related to Robert's Birds of Southern Africa numbers.

    Paperback £0.49 RRP: £5.00Buy Now
  • Guide to the Birds of the Roma Campus National University of Lesotho68% OFF
    Guide to the Birds of the Roma Campus… by David Ambrose

    Although based on observationas at Roma Lesotho this book will also prove useful as a guide anywhere in Lesotho or even further afield. Blank charts are provided for keeping records and silhouettes showing the shapes of the 156 bird species discussed. English scientific and sesotho names are given for each species.

    Paperback £5.00 RRP: £15.95Buy 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
  • Swaziland Bird Checklist75% OFF
    Swaziland Bird Checklist by Vincent Parker

    Based on 'Roberts' numbers, the book includes status details.

    Paperback £0.50 RRP: £2.00Buy 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
  • Birds of the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Conservation Area
    Birds of the Serengeti and Ngorongoro… by Adam Scott Kennedy

    Located in northern Tanzania, the Serengeti is one of the most famous areas for wildlife in the world. Birds of the Serengeti features more than 270 bird species which are most likely to be encountered in the Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Conservation Area. This easy-to-use guide includes accessible text that provides interesting information about the ecology and behaviours of each species.

    Paperback £17.95 Buy Now
  • Birds of Kenya's Rift Valley
    Birds of Kenya's Rift Valley by Adam Scott Kennedy

    Kenya's East African Rift Valley includes four major national parks - Lake Nakuru, Lake Bogoria, Mount Longonot, and Hell's Gate - as well as smaller areas that are outstanding for wildlife. Birds of Kenya's East African Rift Valley features the 320 bird species most likely to be encountered on safari in this world-famous region, from Lake Baringo in the north to Lake Mahadi in the south.

    Paperback £18.95 Buy Now
  • Helm Field Guides; Birds of Kenya & NorthernTanzania
    Helm Field Guides; Birds of Kenya &… by Dale A Zimmerman et al.

    This field guide is an abridged edition of the very successful Birds of Kenya and Northern Tanzania written by the same authors. It covers all 1089 bird species known from the region, including vagrants. This book combines the format and detailed treatment of the larger version with the convenience of a field guide. All the species are illustrated with full details of all the plumages and major races likely to be encountered. Concise text describes identification, status, range, habits and voice with range maps for nearly every species. This authoritative book will not only be an indispensable guide to the visiting birder, but also a vital tool for those engaged in work to conserve and study the avifauna of these countries.

    Paperback £30.00 Buy Now
  • Birds of Western Africa (Helm Field Guide)
    Birds of Western Africa (Helm Field… by Nik Borrow, Ron Demey

    Birds of Western Africa (Helm, 2001) was the first single-volume guide to cover all the species of this region, which comprises 23 countries from Senegal and southern Mauritania east to Chad and the Central African Republic, and south to Congo. This new edition uses all of the plates from Birds of Western Africa, with a concise, authoritative text on facing pages, to create a conveniently-sized, lightweight field reference covering all 1300 species found in the region. The book also has updated colour distribution maps for each species placed on the text pages for the first time. A number of new images have been painted for this new edition and several of the illustrations have been replaced. This major new guide will enable birders to identify any species found in any of the countries covered.

    Paperback £40.00 Buy Now
  • Helm Field Guides; Birds of East Africa
    Helm Field Guides; Birds of East Africa by Terry Stevenson, John Fanshawe

    This is the first comprehensive field guide dealing exclusively with the birds of this spetacular region. It covers all resident, migrant and vagrant species found in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi. Over 1300 species are illustrated with full details all the plumages and major races likely to be encountered. Concise text describes identification, status, range, habits and voice with range maps for each species. This authoritative book will not only be an indispensable guide to the visiting birder, but also a vital tool for those engaged in work to conserve and study the avifauna of this region. East Africa shelters a remarkable diversity of birds, many seriously endangered with small and vulnerable ranges. They form a constantly colourful, noisy and highly extrovert part of the landscape.

    Paperback £35.00 Buy Now
  • Helm Field Guides; Birds of the Atlantic Islands Canary Islands, Madeira, Azores, Cape Verde
    Helm Field Guides; Birds of the… by Tony Clarke

    This is the first comprehensive field guide dealing exclusively with the birds of this spectacular region. It covers all resident, migrant and vagrant species found in Macaronesia which comprises the Canary Islands, Madeira, Azores and Cape Verde. Over 450 species are illustrated with full details of all the plumages and major races likely to be encountered. Concise text describes identification, status, range, habits and voice. This authoritative book will not only be an indispensable guide to the visiting birder, but also a vital tool for those engaged in work to conserve and study the avifauna of this region. The Atlantic Islands shelter a remarkable diversity of birds, many seriously endangered with small and vulnerable ranges.

    Paperback £35.00 Buy Now
  • Helm Field Guides; Birds of Senegal and the Gambia
    Helm Field Guides; Birds of Senegal and… by Nik Borrow, Ron Demey

    This field guide covers The Gambia, a country which is very popular with a large number of birders and tourists, and the whole of neighbouring Senegal. This fascinating region shelters many Western Palearctic migrants from September to April, as well as a significant list of resident West African birds. The stunning colour plates depict more than 680 species, covering almost every distinct plumage and race. The authoritative text highlights the key features needed to identify each species in the field, and accurate up-to-date maps are provided for every species. This comprehensive guide is an essential companion for anyone visiting The Gambia and Senegal.

    Paperback £30.00 Buy Now
  • Helm Field Guides; Birds of the United Arab Emirates
    Helm Field Guides; Birds of the United… by Simon Aspinall, Richard Porter

    The UAE is an increasingly popular tourist destination, with a good infrastructure for visitors. This new field guide is based on the bestselling Birds of the Middle East (2nd edition) and covers all the birds of these Gulf states. The new text written by Simon Aspinall and Richard Porter is specific to the Gulf, and new maps are provided for all breeding birds and regular visitors. The plates are recomposed from Birds of the Middle East, with three extra plates of introduced species.
     

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  • Helm Field Guides; Birds of the Middle East
    Helm Field Guides; Birds of the Middle… by Richard F Porter, Simon Aspinall

    Describes over 820 species with full details of all plumage forms and voice. It is the only field guide to deal exclusively with this region. Colour plates, distribution maps, 460pp. 2010 edition

    Paperback £29.99 Buy Now
  • Helm Field Guides; Birds of the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Somali & Socotra
    Helm Field Guides; Birds of the Horn of… by Nigel Redman et al.

    Illustrates every species and succinct text covers key identification criteria. Special attention is paid to the voices of the species.

    Paperback £40.00 Buy Now
  • Helm Field Guides; Birds of Ghana
    Helm Field Guides; Birds of Ghana by Nik Borrow, Ron Demey

    Compact guide to all the birds of Ghana and neighbouring Togo.

    Paperback £29.99 Buy Now
  • Finding Birds in Morocco; Coast and Mountains
    Finding Birds in Morocco; Coast and… by Dave Gosney

    Tells you exactly where to look for the key species of Morocco away from the desert areas. Covers the Atlantic coast from Tanger to Agadir as well as the High Atlas and Middle Atlas mountains.

    Paperback £7.50 Buy Now
  • Finding Birds in Morocco; Coast and Mountains Pack
    Finding Birds in Morocco; Coast and… by Dave Gosney

    Tells you exactly where to look for the key species of Morocco away from the desert areas. Covers the Atlantic coast from Tanger to Agadir as well as the High Atlas and Middle Atlas mountains. Maps, 38pp.

    DVD shows you 75 species including specialities such as Marsh Owl, Levaillant's Woodpecker, Bald Ibis, Tristram's Warbler, Seebohm's Wheatear and Atlas Flycatcher. 2011

    Mixed £20.00 Buy Now
  • Finding Birds in Morocco Pack
    Finding Birds in Morocco Pack by Dave Gosney

    The DVD provides songs or calls of many of the key species. The book provides detailed maps and GPS coordinates for each site. 2009

    Mixed £20.00 Buy Now
  • Finding Birds in Morocco; The Deserts
    Finding Birds in Morocco; The Deserts by Dave Gosney

    Includes new maps with more detail, up to date information and GPS coordinates for each site.

    Paperback £7.50 Buy Now
  • Finding Birds in Morocco: The Deserts
    Finding Birds in Morocco: The Deserts by Dave Gosney

    Advice on what to listen for to help you find more species.

    DVD £15.95 Buy Now
  • Finding Birds in the Gambia
    Finding Birds in the Gambia by Dave Gosney

    This installment in Dave Gosney's series describes some 30 of the best birding sites to visit throughout The Gambia, not just around the popular tourist hotels, but also further afield, including many miles upriver.

    Paperback £7.50 Buy Now
  • Finding Birds in the Gambia
    Finding Birds in the Gambia by Dave Gosney

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

    DVD £15.95 Buy Now
  • Finding Birds in the Canaries
    Finding Birds in the Canaries by Dave Gosney

    There are many special birds on the Canary Islands and this book tells you exactly where to find them, in more detail than you will find elsewhere. It concentrates on the islands most popular with birdwatchers, the ones that offer the best chances of seeing the islands' endemics, seabirds and desert species.

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  • Finding Birds in the Canaries
    Finding Birds in the Canaries by Dave Gosney

    Covers over 50 species at 15 sites in 5 of the Canary Islands. Particular attention is given to the three most popular birding islands, Tenerife, Fuerteventura and Lanzarote. Includes footage of many of the key species in the Canaries including most of the endemics such as Fuerteventura Chat, Blue Chaffinch, Tenerife Robin and both laurel pigeons as well as the best of the desert species such as Houbara Bustard, Black-bellied Sandgrouse and Cream-coloured Courser and a superb selection of seabirds including 4 species of petrel.

    DVD £15.95 Buy Now
  • Finding Birds in the Canaries Pack
    Finding Birds in the Canaries Pack by Dave Gosney

    The book describes the best birding sites in detail and the DVD covers over 50 species at 15 sites in 5 of the Canary Islands. Particular attention is given to the three most popular birding islands, Tenerife, Fuerteventura and Lanzarote. Includes footage of many of the key species in the Canaries including most of the endemics such as Fuerteventura Chat, Blue Chaffinch, Tenerife Robin and both laurel pigeons as well as the best of the desert species such as Houbara Bustard, Black-bellied Sandgrouse and Cream-coloured Courser, and a superb selection of seabirds including 4 species of petrel.

    Mixed £19.95 Buy Now
  • Finding Birds in the Gambia; Pack
    Finding Birds in the Gambia; Pack by Dave Gosney

    The book describes the best places to visit, not just around the popular tourist hotels, but also further afield, including many miles upriver. The 92-minute DVD covers 168 species at 30 sites throughout The Gambia including the famous sites as well as less familiar places, as well as footage of many of the Gambian specialities.

    Mixed £20.00 Buy Now
  • How and Where to Photograph Birds in Southern Africa
    How and Where to Photograph Birds in… by Isak Pretorius

    Whether you are new to bird photography or already a passionate hobbyist, How and Where to Photograph Birds in Southern Africa will teach you all the tools, techniques and creative ideas required to take your bird photography to the next level.

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  • Finding Birds in Morocco: Coast and Mountains
    Finding Birds in Morocco: Coast and… by Dave Gosney

    Transports you to 19 locations from the marshes at Larache to the estuary at Qued Massa and into the High Atlas and Middle Atlas mountains. Running time: 60 mins. 2011

    DVD £15.95 Buy Now
  • Southern Africa (Travellers' Wildlife Guides)
    Southern Africa (Travellers' Wildlife… by W Branch et al.

    Up to date information on the ecology, behaviour and conservation of the animals along with information on Southern Africa's major habitat types. Colour illustrations of the most common amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals you are likely to see.

    Paperback £18.99 Buy Now
  • Pocket Guide; Birds of Southern Africa
    Pocket Guide; Birds of Southern Africa by Ian Sinclair

    Covers 265 species commonly seen in the region which includes Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe.

    Paperback £9.99 Buy Now
  • Southern African Birdfinder; Where to find 1400 bird species in Southern Africa and Madagascar
    Southern African Birdfinder; Where to… by Callan Cohen, Claire Spottiswoode

    An ideal companion for all local field guides. The authors identify and describe more than 200 top birding sites and associated birds across South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, the Indian Ocean islands and the little documented but increasingly popular areas of Angola, Mozambique, Zambia and Malawi. All sites include details of access, best times to visit, habitat diversity and general natural history. Includes pull out route map.

    Paperback £19.99 Buy Now
  • Birds of the Indian Ocean Islands; Madagascar, Mauritius Reunion, Rodrigues, Seychelles and the Comor
    Birds of the Indian Ocean Islands;… by Ian Sinclair et al.

    This new expanded and updated edition covers over 500 species. Species accounts describe appearance, basic behaviour, preferred habitats, geographical distribution and IUCN threat status.

    Paperback £15.99 Buy Now
  • Where to Watch Birds in Ethiopia
    Where to Watch Birds in Ethiopia by Claire Spottiswoode et al.

    Comprehensive guide to the 50 best birding sites in Ethiopia. For each site there are details of how to get there, what you can see there and when to visit. There is also a section covering the top 50 species with details of how to see each of them. Includes an annotated checklist and GPS co-ordinates.

    Paperback £24.99 Buy Now
  • The Birds of the Banc d'Arguin
    The Birds of the Banc d'Arguin by Isenmann, Paul

    The Banc d'Arguin in Mauritania is the foremost wintering ground for wading birds and the largest breeding area for colonial waterbirds in all of West Africa. Includes an annotated checklist of over 300 species with notes on their statusand detailed account of 25,000 to 50,000 pairs of nesting birds and 2 million wintering waders.

    Paperback £27.50 Buy Now
  • Spotter's Guide; Birds of the Bushveld
    Spotter's Guide; Birds of the Bushveld by S C Kidson, H L van Niekerk

    Covers all 468 birds of the Limpop Bushveld including the Nylsvley, Waterberg, Marakele, Welgevonden, Lapala Wilderness and Polokwane. Information such as what time of year to look for the bird, habitat, size, social behaviour, nest location, common English and Afrikaans names and a clear colour guide for group identification.

    Paperback £9.95 Buy Now
  • Field Guide to Shorebirds of South Africa
    Field Guide to Shorebirds of South Africa by Roy Cowgill, Stephen Davis

    This unique new guide will help identify the more common shorebirds (waders) in South Africa and will appeal to both experienced birders and novices. Using classification, characteristics and behaviour, and based on an 8-step identification process, the reader is guided through the stages of identification of shorebirds.

    Paperback £17.95 Buy Now
  • The Birds of Zambia; An Atlas and Handbook
    The Birds of Zambia; An Atlas and… by Francoise Dowsett-Lemaine et al.

    Detailed accounts of over 750 species known in Zambia. Text covers ecology, status, movements, breeding seasons, taxonomy and conservation concerns.

    Paperback £29.99 Buy Now
  • Birding in the Gambia: 1 Sorties around the Smiling Coast
    Birding in the Gambia: 1 Sorties around… by Malcolm Rymer

    Serves as an introduction to the Gambia's birdlife, examining the varied habitats and wildlife around the main coastal tourist centre.

    DVD £19.00 Buy Now
  • Birding in the Gambia: 2 Forays Further Afield
    Birding in the Gambia: 2 Forays Further… by Malcolm Rymer

    This DVD covers visits to Koto, Camaloo Corner and the Bund Rd. Study the birdlife of Abuko and Tanji Reserves, discover the rich diversity around Lamin and Mandina Bay ricefields. Examines woodland wildlife of Brufut and Marakissa.

    DVD £19.00 Buy Now
  • Birding in the Gambia: 3 Upriver Odyssey
    Birding in the Gambia: 3 Upriver Odyssey by Malcolm Rymer

    Ventures upriver as far as Basse, exploring the many birdrich habitats around Tendaba, Georgetown, The North Bank and the Upper River Division.

    DVD £19.00 Buy Now
  • Where to Watch Birds in Prince Albert
    Where to Watch Birds in Prince Albert by Japie Claassen

    A guide to the birds of the Karoo, and more specifically Prince Albert and surrounding areas. Clear instructions and maps enable visitors to find the best locations to spot different species. Also includes information on where rare visitors have been found. Colour photographs, maps, 51pp. 2012

    Paperback £10.00 Buy Now
  • Birds of Africa: South of the Sahara
    Birds of Africa: South of the Sahara by Ian Sinclair, Peter Ryan

    This new edition contains new images, updated maps and fully revised text. The first book to describe and illustrate all the birds found in Africa south of the Sahara desert (the Afrotropic Region) including Socorta and islands in the Gulf of Guinea. Covers some 2,129 species with an additional 101 vagrants briefly described. The plates portray most distinctive plumages, as well as diagnostic flight patterns and other details where necessary. 2nd Edition.

    Paperback £24.99 Buy Now
  • The Birds of Morocco
    The Birds of Morocco by Thevonot, Michel et al.

    Compiling the wealth of information that has been accumulated over the last 40 years makes this publication a reliable database for future research and hopefully encourage others to explore the lesser known regions of this area.

    Hardback £45.00 Buy Now
  • Newman's Birds of Southern Africa
    Newman's Birds of Southern Africa by Kenneth Newman

    This commemorative edition of South Africa's most well known field guide has been extensively revised, updated and expanded, reflecting the latest avian research.

    Paperback £13.50 Buy Now
  • Birdwatching Guide to Oman
    Birdwatching Guide to Oman by Dave Sargeant, Hanne & Jens Eriksen

    Covers over 60 of the Sultanate's top birdwatching sites. Details of habitats and access. Complete checklist with seasonal status.

    Paperback £29.99 Buy Now
  • The Birds of Malawi: An Atlas and Handbook
    The Birds of Malawi: An Atlas and… by Francoise Dowsett-Lemaire, Robert J Dowsett-Lemaire

    Detailed accounts of the 650 species known (including nearly 100 migrants from Eurasia). For each species there are sections on distribution, ecology, status and movements, conservation, breeding seasons and taxonomy. Atlas maps for all but vagrants, Colour photographs of habitat and some bird species.

    Paperback £25.00 Buy Now
  • Field Guide to the  Birds of Macaronesia; Azores, Madeira, Canary Islands, Cape Verde
    Field Guide to the Birds of… by Eduardo Garcia-del-Rey

    Describes 573 species and subspecies, covering all resident, nesting, migrating and vagrant birds. Species status for each archipelago and the official list of the birds of Macaronesia compiled by the S.O.C. (Canary Islands Ornithological Society).

    Hardback £24.99 Buy Now
  • A Birdwatcher's Guide to the Canary Islands
    A Birdwatcher's Guide to the Canary… by Tony Clarke, David Collins

    Provides useful information on birding sites across the various islands with detailed location access and species to be seen at each point. Additional tourist type information.

    Paperback £15.99 Buy Now
  • The Birds of Africa, Volume 8: The Malagasy Region
    The Birds of Africa, Volume 8: The… by Frank Hawkins et al.

    This is the eighth and final volume in the authoritative Birds of Africa  series. It covers the Malagasy region which comprises Madagascar and the various  islands and archipelagos of the Indian Ocean including the Seychelles,  the Comoros, Mauritius and Reunion.

    Hardback £150.00 Buy Now
  • Oiseaux De Mauritanie/Birds of Mauritania
    Oiseaux De Mauritanie/Birds of Mauritania by Paul Isenmann et al

    Offers an overview of current knowledge in celebration of the International year of Biodiversity and lists 506 observed bird species, of which 155 are known to nest and another 103 are assumed to do so. It also provides other information such as status, phenology, distribution, habitat, reproductive state.

    Paperback £35.00 Buy Now
  • Nocturnal Birds of Southern Africa
    Nocturnal Birds of Southern Africa -

    Clear, easily readable text covers all important aspects of typical adults, nests, eggs or nestlings, juveniles and the habitat of each species, including identification. Maps show the global distribution of each species, and basic species facts and information can be gleaned at a glance from succinct information at the end of each chapter.

    Hardback £29.99 Buy Now
  • Rare Birds of the Canary Islands/Aves Raras de las Islas Canarias
    Rare Birds of the Canary Islands/Aves… by Eduardo Garcia-del-Rey, Francisco Javier Garcia Vargas

    This book compiles all official rare bird records, including those presently treated as rarities by the Spanish Birds Rarities Committee as well as some added by the authors when reliable pictures were available. More than 169 species accounts are given with precise records covering a period of about 30 years at the island level, accompanied by their corresponding distribution map, month (figure) and year (histogram) occurrence. A comprehensive reference for anyone interested in the vagrancy patterns of rare species within the Canary Islands and the Conception Bank.

    Hardback £23.95 Buy Now
  • The Chamberlain Guide to Birding Gauteng; 101 Prime Birding Sites in and around Johannesburg and Pret
    The Chamberlain Guide to Birding… by Etienne Marais, Faansie Peacock

    Provides details of 101 birding sites with in-depth details on access, accommodation, habitats and specials. Maps and information icons, illustrated features in identification challenges and finding sought after species.

    Paperback £22.99 Buy Now
  • Birds of Qatar (Qatar Nature Explorer)
    Birds of Qatar (Qatar Nature Explorer) by Frances Gillespie

    The Qatar Nature Explorer series offers a unique insight into Qatar's natural history and wildlife, and is an essential resource for schools and parents.

    Hardback £4.99 Buy Now
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