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HANDBOOK OF THE MAMMALS OF THE WORLD Volumes 1 to 4 HANDBOOK OF THE MAMMALS OF THE WORLD Volumes 1 to 4   layout image
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edited by Don E Wilson / Russell A Mittermeier

illustrated by Toni Llobet

Comprises all four volumes of the Handbook of the mammals of the world series.

Pre publication price £415.00. Valid until 15th May 2014. Price thereafter £530.00

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M20923 Hardback  RRP: £530.00  Now: £415.00
HANDBOOK OF THE MAMMALS OF THE WORLD Volume 4 Sea Mammals HANDBOOK OF THE MAMMALS OF THE WORLD Volume 4 Sea Mammals   layout image

edited by Don E Wilson / Russell A Mittermeier

illustrated by Toni Llobet

This is the fourth volume in the handbook mammals of the world series. The contents of this volume will include: Manatees; Dugong; Earless Seals; Eared Seals; Walrus; South Asian Rover Dolphins; Baiji; Beaked Whales; Amazon River Dolphins; Franciscana; Ocean Dolphins; Beluga and Narwhal; Porpoises; Sperm Whale; Pygmy and Dwarf Sperm Whales; Right Whales; Pygmy Right Whales; Gray Whale and Rorquals

Pre publication price £102.00. Valid until 15th May 2014. Price thereafter £130.00.

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M20654 Hardback  RRP: £130.00  Now: £102.00
BIRDS OF AFRICA - VOLUMES I-VIII INCLUSIVE BIRDS OF AFRICA - VOLUMES I-VIII INCLUSIVE   layout image
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by Leslie H Brown / Emil K Urban / C Hilary Fry / Stuart Keith

The Birds of Africa contains the seven reprinted volumes of this magnificent series (please note that these do not contain new material) which were originally published between 1986-2004, plus the newly published volume 8, which is the final instalment in this series. Volumes 1 to 3 cover the non-passerines, with volumes 4-7 covering the passerines. DUE SEPTEMBER 2014

Special Offer RRP 1000 NOW 800.00

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M17212 Hardback  RRP: £1000.00  Now: £800.00
BIRDWATCHING GUIDE TO EXTREMADURA BIRDWATCHING GUIDE TO EXTREMADURA   layout image

by John Muddeman

DUE SUMMER 2014

PRICE PROVISIONAL

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M13988 Paperback  £10.95
THE BIRDS OF AFRICA - VOLUME I Ostriches to Birds of Prey THE BIRDS OF AFRICA - VOLUME I Ostriches to Birds of Prey   layout image

edited by Leslie H Brown / Emil K Urban / Kenneth Newman

illustrated by Martin Woodcock / Peter Hayman

This is the first of a set of eight volumes which, when complete, will cover the entire avifauna of Africa, one of the most varied and interesting in the world. While many regional guides to African birds exist, this will be the first comprehensive guide to the bird life of the continent as a whole, including North Africa. Each species is lavishly illustrated using field guide style in large format. 28 colour and 4 black and white plates, line drawings, maps, 535pp. Reprint DUE SEPTEMBER 2014

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M02349 Hardback  £125.00
THE BIRDS OF AFRICA - VOLUME II Game Birds to Pigeons THE BIRDS OF AFRICA - VOLUME II Game Birds to Pigeons   layout image

edited by C Hilary Fry / Stuart Keith / Emil K Urban

illustrated by Martin Woodcock

The second volume in The Birds of Africa continues the high standards set by the first. The three editors have followed the vision of the late Leslie Brown and organised a team of internationally known experts to help them produce an up-to-date and comprehensive work. This second volume covers all birds found in Africa, from game birds to pigeons. In order to do justice to the ever increasing volume of publications on African birds and the wealth of material collated by the contributors, and to fulfil the aim of illustrating all main plumages of every species, The Birds of Africa has been expanded to eight volumes. Colour illustrations, 568pp. DUE SEPTEMBER 2014

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M02351 Hardback  £125.00
THE BIRDS OF AFRICA - VOLUME III Parrots to Woodpeckers THE BIRDS OF AFRICA - VOLUME III Parrots to Woodpeckers   layout image

edited by C Hilary Fry / Stuart Keith / Emil K Urban

illustrated by Martin Woodcock

This, the third volume completes the non-passerines, dealing with all species occurring on the continent - residents and visitors alike - in the following families: parrots, turacos, cuckoos, owls, nightjars, swifts, colies, kingfishers and their allies, and woodpeckers and their allies. All are illustrated, and all known biological information is included. The passerines (songbirds) are covered in the later four volumes. Colour illustrations, 552pp. DUE SEPTEMBER 2014

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M02353 Hardback  £125.00
THE BIRDS OF AFRICA - VOLUME IV Broadbills to Chats THE BIRDS OF AFRICA - VOLUME IV Broadbills to Chats   layout image

edited by C Hilary Fry / Stuart Keith / Emil K Urban

illustrated by Martin Woodcock

This definitive and authoritative volume covers the first 312 of the 1200 or so passerine species which occur in continental Africa and the outlying islands. As in the first three volumes of The Birds of Africa, each breeding species receives full coverage with sections on range and status, description, voice, general habits, food, and breeding biology. Non-breeding visitors are treated more briefly. The text concentrates on the bird's status and biology while in Africa. Colour illustrations, 625pp. DUE SEPTEMBER 2014

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M07364 Hardback  £125.00
THE BIRDS OF AFRICA - VOLUME V Thrushes to Puffback Flycatchers   layout image

edited by C Hilary Fry / Stuart Keith / Emil K Urban

illustrated by Martin Woodcock

This fifth volume deals with the passerines of the continent, covering the thrushes; Old World warblers; Old World flycatchers; monarch flycatchers; wattle-eyes; and puffback flycatchers. Each species account covers range and status, description, voice, general habits, food and breeding biology. Breeding species are covered in detail, non-breeding migrants more briefly, with emphasis on their status and behaviour whilst in Africa. Each species is fully illustrated in colour. Also includes full bibliographies, acoustic references and indexes of English, French and scientific names. Colour illustrations, 689pp. DUE SEPTEMBER 2014

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M15773 Hardback  £125.00
THE BIRDS OF AFRICA - VOLUME VII Sparrows to Buntings THE BIRDS OF AFRICA - VOLUME VII Sparrows to Buntings   layout image

edited by C Hilary Fry / Stuart Keith

illustrated by Martin Woodcock / Ian Willis

This is the penultimate volume in the Birds of Africa series ? looking at the rich avifauna of the world's second largest continent. Volume 7 treats the remainder of the passerine families of Africa and various offshore islands, covering the sparrows, weavers, whydahs, waxbills, finches and buntings. Like its predecessors, Volume 7 boasts an exhaustively researched and referenced text, distilling all available data on the identification, ecology, distribution, behaviour and status of the species covered. Colour illustrations, 688pp. DUE SEPTEMBER 2014

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M17346 Hardback  £125.00
THE BIRDWATCHER'S THREE YEAR RECORD BOOK THE BIRDWATCHER'S THREE YEAR RECORD BOOK   layout image

by John Hills

This record book has been carefully designed to help birdwatchers accurately record their observations. The double page spreads show the same week for each of three years. By cross-referencing year to year, it is possible to monitor changes in resident bird populations and check arrival and departure dates of migratory birds. The check lists help to keep tabs on the number of species which have been seen each month. With daily entry space and additional note pages. 144pp.

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V40032 Hardback  £19.99 No date for availability

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