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PEREGRINE FALCONS OF THE WORLD PEREGRINE FALCONS OF THE WORLD   layout image

by Clayton M White / Tom J Cade / James H Endersen

illustrated by Andrew Ellis

This title brings together the lifetime experiences of the authors with this splendid falcon, in the field and in museums. Hundreds of personal accounts by Peregrine observers worldwide provide a vast literature on this falcon which is surely among the best-studied birds. The goal is to provide a feel for how Peregrines have responded to their varied world, and to earmark the many gaps in what we know. colour photographs, illustrations, maps, 379pp. 2013

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M23763 Hardback  £19.95
HORNBILLS OF THE WORLD A Photographic Guide HORNBILLS OF THE WORLD A Photographic Guide   layout image

by P Poonswad / A Kemp

Identifies all 57 species in tropical Africa and Asia, male as well as female, and almost all of the 75 subspecies. Each species is featured over 1-6 pages with detailed text and multiple habitat photographs Additional chapters cover all the latest information available on hornbill evolution, habits, social life, feeding and breeding ecology and conservation. Colour photographs, distribution maps, 212pp. 2013

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M21772 Paperback  £39.95
The Howard and Moore COMPLETE CHECKLIST of the BIRDS OF THE WORLD Volume 2 Passerines The Howard and Moore COMPLETE CHECKLIST of the BIRDS OF THE WORLD Volume 2 Passerines   layout image

edited by E C Dickinson

A new edition of the major reference work and most respected scientific checklist of birds. Updated to reflect the change in our understanding of the evolution of birds derived from the study of their DNA. Also reflects revisions to species limits and includes newly discovered species and subspecies. Includes data CD, c700pp. 4th edition DUE MAY 2014

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M21410 Hardback  £60.00
BURRIDGE'S MULTILINGUAL DICTIONARY OF BIRDS OF THE WORLD Volume II - English BURRIDGE'S MULTILINGUAL DICTIONARY OF BIRDS OF THE WORLD Volume II - English   layout image

edited by John T Burridge

One of a multi volume set with the eventual aim to provide a comprehensive dictionary, in about 50 languages, of the vernacular names of the approximately 10,000 species of birds in the world, 253pp. 2008

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M21408 Hardback  £34.99
HANDBOOK OF THE BIRDS OF THE WORLD Special Volume: New Species and Global Index HANDBOOK OF THE BIRDS OF THE WORLD Special Volume: New Species and Global Index   layout image

edited by Josep del Hoyo / Andrew Elliott / Jordi Sargatal / David A Christie

This 'Special Volume' will cover and illustrate all species genuinely new to science that have been described since the publication of the respective volumes in the Handbook of the Birds of the World series. 57 species included, plates and distribution maps in typical HBW format, 800pp. 2013

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M21351 Hardback  £125.00
OWLS OF THE WORLD A Photographic Guide OWLS OF THE WORLD A Photographic Guide   layout image

by Heimo Mikkola

Covers all the world's 250 species of owls, with particular attention to subspecific differences, sexing and ageing. Concise text on the identification, habitat, food, distribution and voice. Colour photographs, distribution maps, 528pp. 2nd edition 2013

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M21327 Hardback  £40.00
GROUSE OF THE WORLD GROUSE OF THE WORLD   layout image

by Richard Sale / Roald Potapov

Explores grouse evolution and then looks at each of the 19 species, detailing distribution, habitat, plumage, subspecies, breeding, diet and conservation. Line drawings, colour photographs, 240pp. 2013

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M21312 Hardback  £30.00
The Royal Horticultural Society BIRDWATCHER'S NOTEBOOK The Royal Horticultural Society BIRDWATCHER'S NOTEBOOK   layout image

by RHS

The perfect companion for every birdwatcher. Plenty of lined and blank pages for recording what you saw and when. Also provides some tips to get the most out of your birdwatching. Colour photographs, 144pp. 2010

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V40162 Paperback  £8.99
THE EAGLE WATCHERS Observing and Conserving Raptors around the World THE EAGLE WATCHERS Observing and Conserving Raptors around the World   layout image

edited by Ruth E Tingay / Todd E Katzner

This book has been written by people who have dedicated years to the study of eagles, to provide an insider's view for all readers, but especially those who have never been up close and personal with these magnificent yet often misunderstood creatures. Information on raptor conservation, a global list of all eagle species with ranges and conservation status. Colour photographs, halftones, map of sites visited, 234pp. 2010

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M20591 Hardback  £24.50
TROGONS A Natural History of the Trogonidae TROGONS A Natural History of the Trogonidae   layout image

by Joseph M Forshaw

illustrated by Albert Earl Gilbert

A definitive natural history of the spectacularly beautiful tropical birds known as the trogons, a family that includes the legendary Replendent Quetzal, the sacred bird of the ancient Mayans and Aztecs. Colour illustrations, 292pp. 2009

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M20562 Hardback  £89.99
NIGHTJARS OF THE WORLD Potoos, Frogmouths, Oilbird and Owlet-nightjars NIGHTJARS OF THE WORLD Potoos, Frogmouths, Oilbird and Owlet-nightjars   layout image
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by Nigel Cleere

The ultimate identification guide to these species, this book provides the latest taxonomy and distribution of the world's 135 species of Nightjar, Frogmouth, Potoo, Oilbird and Owlet-nightjar. 580 colour photographs, species accounts, distribution maps, 372pp. 2010

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M20534 Hardback  RRP: £34.95  Now: £26.00
TOP 100 BIRDING SITES OF THE WORLD TOP 100 BIRDING SITES OF THE WORLD   layout image

by Dominic Couzens

The top 100 birdwatching sites are presented with a written account of each site depicting the habitat and the star birds. Colour photographs, maps, 320pp. 2008

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M20021 Hardback  £35.00
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