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Image for Birds New to Britain 1980-2004

Birds New to Britain 1980-2004

By: Adrian Pitches; Tim Cleeves

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, T & A.D. Poyser: 2005

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04488

ISBN: 0713670223

Condition: Very Good


The book is richly illustrated with colour photographs of the actual birds themselves ( where available ), together with a selection of line drawings. An essential work of reference for anyone with an interest in British rarities. There is spotting on the text block. A good, tight copy. View more info

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On Rare Birds

By: Anita Albus

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Lyons Press: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04562

ISBN: 0762769874

Condition: Very Good


On Rare Birds is a visually stunning volume illustrated by author Anita Albus's own superb art work and by images ranging over five centuries. It will delight anyone who loves birds, laments the depletion of their populations by human hands, and cares about the survival of those species that still stand a chance. A very clean and tight copy. View more info

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Flying In the Face of Nature

By: Barnes, Simon

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK., Penguin Putnam~trade: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02424

ISBN: 0720720052

Condition: Very Good


This is a book about Minsmere: it is also a book about everywhere. It looks at wild creatures, and at why we need them more and more with every passing year. A year in Minsmere shines like a beacon of hope: this book is a celebration of that hope. The DW has been priced clipped View more info

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One Man's Island: Paintings and Sketches from the Isle of May

By: Brockie, Keith

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, J.M.Dent & Sons Ltd: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03383

ISBN: 0460046128

Condition: Very Good


Keith Brockie's remarkable artistry and his extraordinary sensitivity to wildlife are superbly displayed in this book. it contains 150 exquisite paintings and sketches - from the island of May in the Firth of Forth, Scotland - that are breathtaking in their beauty and unparalleled in their fidelity to their subjects. The D/W shows light wear and there is a dedication on the ffep in ink. View more info

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And then they flew away

By: Christie, Clifford

Price: £14.00

Publisher: UK, Constable & Co.: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02345

ISBN: 0094611106

Condition: Good


This book is an enthralling account of the Christie's resourcefulness in the face of daunting problems, and of the patient loving work which sooner or later, enables ' their ' birds to fly away, restored , healed and confident. It is a book to enchant and inform bird - lovers everywhere. The DW shows light shelf ware and is priced clipped. View more info

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A Curlew in the Foreground; An RSPB warden's summer on North Uist.

By: Coxon, Philip

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, David & Charles: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03370

ISBN: 0715391038

Condition: Very Good


A world of wind and rain. Dazzling white beaches and skies of flawless blue. In an atmospheric evocation of the island, its close-knit community of crofters and its abundant wildlife, the author defines its quintessential qualities, and shares with us a summer idyll. There is some spotting to the edges of the fold-downs . A good, clean tight copy. View more info

Field Guide to the Birds of Britain and Europe

By: Flegg Jim.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, New Holland: 1990

Sellers ID: 02025

ISBN: 185368080X

Condition: Very Good


Some light usage marks but otherwise a very good copy. View more info

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The New Atlas of Breeding Birds in Britain and Ireland: 1988-91 (A Volume in the T & AD POYSER POPULAR BIRD BOOK Series)

By: Gibbons, David Wingfield; etc.; Reid, James B.; Chapman, Robert A.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, T & D Poyser Ltd.: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02384

ISBN: 0856610755

Condition: Near Fine


This book is a monumental work in the long tradition of the contribution made by amateur observers to the vital understanding of bird populations in Britain. The DW as small damage to the back panel and the f.e.p as a piece cut out of approx 10.5 cm x 2cm. The book shows light shelf ware. View more info

Bird Seekers Guide

By: Gooders John

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Andre Deutch: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01321

ISBN: 0233972978

Condition: Very Good


Book and dw in v/g condition and not price clipped View more info

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Bird sounds and their meaning

By: Jellis, Rosemary

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, British Broadcasting Corporation: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03377

ISBN: 0563121262

Condition: Very Good


This book introduces the whole subject of bird sound - song, It will stimulate anyone interested in birds to make as much sense of what they hear as of what they see and gives an overview of the subject. There is light spotting to the top of the text block, and there is the remnants of a label on the front flap. A good tight copy. View more info

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A Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names.

By: Jobling, James A.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03363

ISBN: 0198546343

Condition: Very Good


This Dictionary gives the derivation and meaning of all valid scientific bird names. Each part of the name is defined separately so that Passer domesticus, for example, will not be found as such, but both Passer and domesticus are explained in their respective alphabetical places. About 8500 names are defined, including a selection of historical synonyms. There is light spotting to the top of the text block, and the D/W has a small hole on the spine fold and damage to edge of spine Otherwise a clean, tight copy. View more info

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River Birds: Bird Life from Mountain Stream to Estuary

By: Lovegrove, Roger

Price: £16.00

Publisher: UK, Columbus Books Ltd: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03386

ISBN: 0862870933

Condition: Very Good


Taking as his role model the mighty Severn longest of all British rivers. Lovegrove traces its course from source to estuary, and in so doing builds up a multi-faceted picture bird life on the water that serves as a pattern for rivers in general. Illustrated throughout with watercolour and pencil drawings. There is some light spotting to the top of the text block. View more info

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Birds of Prey of the British Isles

By: Martin, Brian.P.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, David & Charles: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03483

ISBN: 0715397826

Condition: Fine


A detailed look at our twenty - three breeding and visiting raptors, and vagrants, with flight silhouettes, photographs and Alistair Proud's exquisite paintings. A fine clean and tight copy. View more info

Image for Twitcher's Diary: Bird Watching Year of Richard Millington

Twitcher's Diary: Bird Watching Year of Richard Millington

By: Millington, Richard

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Blandford PressLtd: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03367

ISBN: 0713711744

Condition: Very Good


Twitching' as it is known by its followers, is a style of birdwatching which involves collecting sightings of different species of bird. When geographical and time limits are set to the pastime it becomes a competitive sport, and it is an increasingly popular one as it attracts those birdwatchers who are fascinated first and foremost by the great variety of bird species that evolution has produced. There is light spotting to the head of the text block and an Ex Libris stamp on the ffep. The D/W is also speckled and it has some small tears along the top of the spine ,corners and edges and shows... View more info

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Birds of Devon.

By: Moore, Robert

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, David & Charles: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03361

ISBN: 0715347209

Condition: Very Good


The Birds of Devon gives details of the status and distribution of al birds recorded in the county since the early nineteenth century. Photographic illustrations of some typical Devon habitats and birds, a map and bibliography, combine to makes this an indispensable book on the birds of Devon. The D/W has wear to its edges and corners, there is a gift dedication on the ffep. and the light green boards have bumps to its corners. It is still a good tight copy. View more info

Tommy Smith's

By: Selous Edmund

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Methuan & Co.ltd: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01145

Condition: Good


This is a small pocket edition which is showing wear on the covers and spine and also inside with marks and foxing.On the ffep there is a faded 10p price in ink. View more info

Image for A Guide to seabirds on the ocean routes

A Guide to seabirds on the ocean routes

By: Tuck Gerald

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, William collins: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 01566

ISBN: 0002192039

Condition: Very Good


No d/w but in very good condition View more info

Image for Guide to the Birds of the Falkland Islands

Guide to the Birds of the Falkland Islands

By: Woods, Robin W.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Anthony Nelson Ltd: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03378

ISBN: 0904614220

Condition: Very Good


This guide covers the identification of all 185 species recorded in the Falklands or within 200 miles around the island. Twenty- one colour plates with brief identification notes and all cross referenced to the text where fuller descriptions are given. The D/W has a tear on the back panel and wear to its edges. View more info