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  • British Bird Sounds by Ron Kettle
    British Bird Sounds (English, CD-Audio) Ron Kettle

    This is a guide to all British birds whose sounds are likely to be encountered by the average birdwatcher. A total of 175 species are heard. English names are announced before each recording. As far as possible background species sounds are identified to prevent confusion.

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  • RSPB Handbook of Scottish Birds by Peter Holden
    RSPB Handbook of Scottish Birds (Paperback) Peter Holden, Stuart Housden

    The RSPB Handbook of Scottish Birds is the ideal reference for keen birdwatchers and visitors to Scotland alike, and this fully updated second edition is richer and more comprehensive than ever. Over 250 species are covered in detail with each account including information on identification, voice, habits, habitat, food, breeding, ecology, seasonal movements, population and conservation. More than...

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  • Birds of East Africa by Terry Stevenson
    Birds of East Africa (English, Paperback) Terry Stevenson, John Fanshawe

    This is the first comprehensive field guide dealing with the birds of this spectacular region. It is richly illustrated, and describes identification, status, range, habits and voice for all resident, migrant and vagrant species. It is indispensable for the visiting birder, and a vital tool for anyone interested in the avifauna of this region.

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  • Birds of Mexico and Central America by Ber van Perlo
    Birds of Mexico and Central America (English, Paperback) Ber van Perlo

    A field guide, which illustrates and describes various species of bird in Central America from Mexico to Panama, covering over 1,500 species. It includes information on key identification features, habitats, songs, and calls as well as distribution maps showing each species' location and prevalence.

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  • Far from Land by Michael Brooke
    Far from Land (English, Hardback) Michael Brooke, Bruce Pearson

    The lives and activities of seabirds as you've never seen them before...

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  • Dawn Chorus by British Library
    Dawn Chorus (English, CD-Audio) British Library

    Presents an hour-long recording that captures the magical awakening of bird-life at daybreak in the British countryside. This CD offers a selection of British woodland recordings taken from the collection of the wildlife section of the British Library sound archive.

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  • Birds of Senegal and The Gambia by Nik Borrow
    Birds of Senegal and The Gambia (English, Paperback) Nik Borrow, Ron Demey

    This field guide covers The Gambia, a country which is very popular with a large number of birders and tourists, and the whole of neighbouring Senegal. This fascinating region shelters many Western Palearctic migrants from September to April, as well as a significant list of resident West African birds.

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  • A World of Birds by Vicky Woodgate
    A World of Birds (Hardback) Vicky Woodgate

    This book will take readers on a flying visit round the world, scouring the seven continents for the biggest, brightest and best birds on the planet. Urban Jungle creator Vicky Woodgate perfectly captures the brilliance of the bird world, each chapter taking us to a new continent and introducing birds from hummingbirds to hawks, and parrots to penguins. With a vintage travelogue feel, vibrant...

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  • Birds of Sri Lanka by Gehan de Silvia Wijeyeratne
    Birds of Sri Lanka (English, Paperback) Gehan de Silvia Wijeyeratne, Deepal Warakagoda

    A neat series of truly portable guides designed for the nature-loving traveler.

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  • A Field Guide to the Birds of Brazil by Ber van Perlo
    A Field Guide to the Birds of Brazil (English, Paperback) Ber van Perlo

    Brazil's bird diversity is one of the richest in the world. And yet there has never been a comprehensive field guide to this splendid and elusive avifauna. Until now. ...

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  • The Ascent of Birds by John Reilly
    The Ascent of Birds (English, Hardback) John Reilly

    When and where did the ancestors of modern birds evolve? How did these early birds spread across the globe and give rise to the 10,600-plus species we recognise today? Based on the latest scientific discoveries, The Ascent of Birds sets out to answer these fundamental questions.

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  • The Blue Tit by Martyn Stenning
    The Blue Tit (English, Hardback) Martyn Stenning

    Sporting a mix of blue, yellow, white, green, and black, the unmistakable Blue Tit echoes the hues of an Earth that is becoming increasingly populated. Blue Tits have adapted well to modern humanity, taking advantage of our propensity to feed birds and provide nest-boxes. In turn, this charismatic species provides an excellent model for research, and currently features in around 100 scientific...

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  • Birds of Kenya and Northern Tanzania by Dale A. Zimmerman
    Birds of Kenya and Northern Tanzania (Paperback) Dale A. Zimmerman, David J. Pearson

    Covers the 1089 bird species from Kenya and Northern Tanzania, including vagrants. All the species are illustrated with full details of the plumages and major races likely to be encountered. Concise text describes identification, status, range, habits and voice with range maps for nearly every species.

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  • Birds in the Ancient World by Jeremy Mynott
    Birds in the Ancient World (English, Hardback) Jeremy Mynott

    Birds played an important role in the ancient world: as indicators of time, weather, and seasons; as a resource for hunting, medicine, and farming; as pets and entertainment; as omens and messengers of the gods. Jeremy Mynott explores the similarities and surprising differences between ancient perceptions of the natural world and our own.

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  • Birds of Oman by Jens Eriksen
    Birds of Oman (English, Paperback) Jens Eriksen, Richard Porter

    The first field guide to the birds of Oman.

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  • Birds of the West Indies by Allan Sander
    Birds of the West Indies (English, Paperback) Allan Sander, G. Michael Flieg

    A neat series of truly portable guides, designed for the nature-loving traveler.

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  • Shorebirds in Action by Richard Chandler
    Shorebirds in Action (English, Paperback) Richard Chandler

    A unique collection of photographs covering 80% of the world's species and illustrating the many and varied aspects of shorebirds' behaviour. Feeding, roosting, breeding, their spectacular migrations, their plumages and moult strategies are all covered.

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  • Birds of Java, Sumatra and Bali by Tony Tilford
    Birds of Java, Sumatra and Bali (English, Paperback) Tony Tilford

    A neat series of truly portable guides designed for the nature-loving traveler.

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  • Birds of Japan by Mark Brazil
    Birds of Japan (English, Paperback) Mark Brazil

    Japan is home to a spectacular and diverse range of birds, and this up-to-date text covers the identification, voice, habitat, behaviour and range of all the species and subspecies found across the beautiful and fascinating Japanese archipelago. The authoritative text is accompanied by superb full-colour plates painted by an expert artist and covers all major plumage variations. Birds of Japan...

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  • Birds: What's In A Name? by Peter Barry
    Birds: What's In A Name? (English, Hardback) Peter Barry

    Have you ever looked through the names in a bird book and thought "It's all Greek to me!"? This entertaining and informative guide to bird names explains the meanings behind the names, many of which have fascinating origins and stories behind them.

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