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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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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

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Photographic Guide to the Birds of Britain and Europe

By: Delin, Hakan; Svensson, Lars

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Hamlyn: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04992

ISBN: 0600558088

Condition: Very Good


The Photographic Guide to Birds of Britain and Europe provides the most comprehensive collection of colour photographs of European birds ever published together with superb species descriptions by two of Europe's foremost birdwatchers. Illustrated with over 1300 colour photographs, 465 colour distribution maps and 163 line-drawings. Detailed field descriptions of over 570 birds incorporating the latest identification knowledge. A good, clean and 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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Birds of the Isle of Man

By: J. P Cullen & P.P.Jennings

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Isle of Man, Bridgeen: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04823

ISBN: 0951149903

Condition: Near Fine


This book reviews the history and status of all birds known to have occurred on the Isle of Man. There are 113 breeding distribution maps, 38 other maps, 22 tables and 101 histograms, mostly illustrating migration periods on the Calf of Man. Bird species are illustrated by 89 line drawings by Alan Harris and there are 43 photographs of Manx habitats. There is light speckling to the head of the text block A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Birds Of Lundy

By: J.N.Dymond

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, The Devon Bird Watching and Preservation Society: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04743

Condition: Very Good


This book is full of details of the birds that live and visit Lundy Island throughout the year. The Text is accompanied with black & white illustrations and bar charts of the different species. A good, tight , clean book. 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

Swifts in a tower

By: Lack, David Lambert

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Chapman and Hall Ltd: 1973

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 05023

ISBN: 0412121700

Condition: Very Good


This book when first published in 1956, was the first full-length study of perhaps the most remarkable of all British birds, which has now become a classic in its field. Not only is it an invaluable text for ornithologists , but its non-technical language makes it suitable with a general interest in natural history. There is an inscription on the front end paper. The dark blue boards are faded on the edges and the top of the text block has light speckling. The D/w shows light shelf-wear. 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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Red Kite (Caliologists Series No. 1 )

By: M J Dawson

Price: £95.00

Publisher: UK, New Horizon: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04820

ISBN: 0861169697

Condition: Very Good


The Red Kite is the first in the Caliologists' Series. The Red Kite is one of the most fascinating of all birds and its range and nesting areas are given so that all ornithologists may have the opportunity to see or study the raptor. there is light creasing to the head of the d/w and it is also priced clipped. A good, tight copy. View more info

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The Peregrines of the Lake District (Caliologist Series No. 4 )

By: M.J. Dawson

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Uk, Oriel Stringer: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04817

ISBN: 0948122021

Condition: Near Fine


This is the fourth book in the Caliologists' Series and lists most of the eyries of the Peregrine Falcon in the Lake District and the adjoining Pennines. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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The Red Kite (Caliologists Series No. 1 )

By: M.J. Dawson

Price: £85.00

Publisher: USA, Oriel Stringer: 1988

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 04818

ISBN: 0948122064

Condition: Very Good


This book on Red Kites is the first in the Caliologists' Series. it will enable all ornithologists to be able to play their part in bird protection and, in particular, to help the Red Kite to grain its former numbers. Illustrated throughout with black and white and coloured photographs. There are library stamps on the end papers and the title page, the front end paper is missing and the rear end papers are stuck to the rear board. There is a library stamp on the spine of the d/w which also has some marks to the rear panel. View more info

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The Black-throated Diver (Caliologists Series No.2 )

By: M.J. Dawson

Price: £90.00

Publisher: UK, Oriel Stringer: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 04819

ISBN: 0948122013

Condition: Near Fine


This, the second volume in the Caliologists' Series, is devoted to a bird which excites the imagination of all ornithologists and bird lovers. this book traces, from all available sources, the breeding distribution of this diver over the last two hundred years and lists every location, which the author has been able to find on the bird's nesting sites. Illustrated throughout with black and white and colour photographs. A good, clean and tight copy. View more info

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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