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A FIELD GUIDE TO THE REPTILES OF EAST AFRICA A FIELD GUIDE TO THE REPTILES OF EAST AFRICA   layout image

by Stephen Spawls / Kim Howell / Robert Drewes / James Ashe

The first complete listing and comprehensive guide to all the known reptiles of the five East African countries - Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi. Full description and distribution map for every species. Colour photographs illustrating most of the species. 543pp. 2011 reprint

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M17551 Hardback  £40.00
A NATURALIST'S SHETLAND A NATURALIST'S SHETLAND   layout image

by Johnston, J. Laughton

Shetland's ecology is explained in the context of its isolation & the overlap of northern southern British Scandinavian and Icelandic species & communities. 12 chapters cover ecology flora & fauna marine fisheries Fair Isle local & visiting naturalists the oil industry & recent environmental changes. Colour photos sketches by John Busby figures tables maps 300pp 1998

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M16347 Hardback  £45.00
BRITAIN'S RARE FLOWERS BRITAIN'S RARE FLOWERS   layout image

by Peter Marren

Many of our rarest wildflowers such as Starfruit, Plymouth Pear and Lady's Slipper Orchid are the subject of intense conservation measures and recovery plans designed to prevent their extinction and to build up their numbers wherever possible. There has never before been a reference dealing with the history of these special plants and an account of why they became rare in the first place. The author looks at their discovery, their habitats and discusses why some have died out completely, the naturalisation of others and the spectacular discovery of new native plants in recent years. Colour artwork and photographs, line drawings, 350pp. 1999

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M16678 Hardback  £25.95
Buntings and Sparrows; A Guide to the Buntings and North American Sparrows Buntings and Sparrows; A Guide to the Buntings and North American Sparrows   layout image

by Clive Byers / Urban Olsson / Jon Curson

A comprehensive guide to all the Old World buntings and North American sparrows. Species and identification accounts. Illustration type: Colour plates, Range maps, 334pp. 2013

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M11538 Hardback  £50.00
LONG EARED BATS LONG EARED BATS   layout image

by Susan M Swift

Colour and b/w photographs and drawings 182pp 1998

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M16084 Hardback  £45.00
ORKNEY NATURE ORKNEY NATURE   layout image

by Berry, R. J.

Orkney is the home to some of the most spectacular & accessible breeding colonies of seabirds in north-west Europe & this publication is a long-overdue account of the natural history of the archipelago. In a description of the natural & human influences which are continuously moulding & shaping the islands the author provides a comprehensive & up-to-date review of the biology & landscape history of these beautiful islands. Illustrated by John Holloway. 308pp. 2000

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M16968 Hardback  £45.00
SCOTLAND'S NATURE IN TRUST The National Trust for Scotland and its Wildland and Crofting Management SCOTLAND'S NATURE IN TRUST The National Trust for Scotland and its Wildland and Crofting Management   layout image

by Johnston, Laughton

The Natural Trust for Scotland is one of the largest landowners in Scotland & half of its land is designated for its natural heritage indeed some of it is a World Heritage site. This book looks at the Trust's credentials for natural heritage management & questions its responsibilities its role as a landlord & its part in the local community. B/w drawings 250pp 1999

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M16965 Hardback  £35.00
THE HIPPOPOTAMUS Natural History and Conservation THE HIPPOPOTAMUS Natural History and Conservation   layout image

by Eltringham, S. Keith

The fact that hippos are genuinely amphibious has a basic effect on their physiology and way of life. This publication describes hippo anatomy, social biology and ecology, together with their breeding and feeding ecology, including instances of carnivory and even cannibalism. The final chapters discuss the status and distribution of the animal throughout Africa which has recently been given special protection under the CITES convention. Black and white illustrations, 250pp. 1999

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M16954 Hardback  £24.99
THE HISTORY OF BRITISH MAMMALS THE HISTORY OF BRITISH MAMMALS   layout image

by Yalden, Derek

Documents the history of the British mammal fauna over the last 15000 years or and so dispels some of the myths perpetuated from a previous book on the subject written 117 years ago. It is a fascinating tale of the changes wrought by climatic change and also tells of the impact of human development on the countryside and its inhabitants. B/w line drawings, 312pp, 1999

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M16676 Hardback  £45.00
THE NATURAL HISTORY OF MOTHS THE NATURAL HISTORY OF MOTHS   layout image

by Mark Young

Moths are often as beautiful as butterflies and with over 800 species on the British list are far more numerous than their more conspicuous cousins. They remain little known and are often neglected by naturalists but this new book sets out to redress the balance and to show how interesting and how diverse they are. Colour plates, line illustrations, 300pp. 1996

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M15521 Hardback  £50.00
TUNDRA PLOVERS: The Eurasian  Pacific and American Golden Plovers and Grey Plover TUNDRA PLOVERS: The Eurasian Pacific and American Golden Plovers and Grey Plover   layout image

by Ingvar Byrkedal / Des Thompson

A review of plovers of the genus Pluvialis species of both the New and Old Worlds. The book examines the taxonomy, appearance, behaviour, ecology and conservation of Grey and Golden Plovers and contrasts their natural history and biogeography. Colour illustrations and photographs, line illustrations, tables, figures, 452pp. 1998

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M15987 Hardback  £50.00
ENGLANDS NATIONAL NATURE RESERVES ENGLANDS NATIONAL NATURE RESERVES   layout image

by Peter Marren

The author takes a close look at the founding & development of the national nature reserves of England describing the reasons for their initial establishment & the changing philosophies that have guided their development over the years. He takes examples & describes the day-to-day work of the wardens who look after the management & maintenance of Englands heritage parks. Colour photographs, b/w drawings, 272pp. 2002

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M09870 Hardback  £29.99 Not available at present
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