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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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  • British Bat Calls by Jon Russ
    British Bat Calls (English, Paperback) Jon Russ

    Includes the properties of sound, how bats use sound, bat detectors and recording devices, call analysis. For each species in the British Isles, information is given on distribution, emergence times, flight and foraging behaviour, habitat, echolocation calls and social calls.

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  • The Wisdom of Wolves by Jamie Dutcher
    The Wisdom of Wolves (English, Hardback) Jamie Dutcher

    From the world-famous couple who lived alongside a wolf pack, this book of inspiration will fascinate animal and nature lovers.

    $23.26 $26.00
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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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  • Eye of the Shoal by Helen Scales
    Eye of the Shoal (Paperback) Helen Scales

    Seventy per cent of the earth's surface is covered by water. This vast aquatic realm is inhabited by a multitude of strange creatures and reigning supreme among them are the fish....

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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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  • An African Love Story by Dame Daphne Sheldrick
    An African Love Story (Paperback) Dame Daphne Sheldrick

    Tells the story from Africa's greatest living conservationist. This book covers a typical day for the author that involves rescuing baby elephants from poachers; finding homes for orphan elephants, all the while campaigning the ever-present threat of poaching for the ivory trade.

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  • Field Guide to the Bats of the Amazon by Adria Lopez-Baucells
    Field Guide to the Bats of the Amazon (English, Paperback) Adria Lopez-Baucells, Ricardo Rocha

    A species identification guide to the 160 species of bat described in the Amazon region, including a morphological identification key with stunning photographs and an acoustic key for Amazonian bats illustrated with the echolocation spectrogram of most species.

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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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  • Field Guide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Britain and Europe by Jeroen Speybroeck
    Field Guide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Britain and Europe (English, Paperback) Jeroen Speybroeck, Wouter Beukema

    The definitive and up-to-date field guide to all the reptiles and amphibians of Europe, and the first new illustrated book on the subject for almost 40 years.

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  • Reef Fish Identification by Paul Humann
    Reef Fish Identification (English, Paperback) Paul Humann, Ned DeLoach

    The book features more than 200 additional species, hundreds of improved photos, scientific name changes and range extensions. The popular field guide contains the most current and comprehensive information available for divers, naturalists and aquarists chronicling marine fishes ranging from Thailand to Tahiti. The new edition includes 2,000 species with 2,500 photographs of fishes in their natural habitat. The user-friendly guide groups species in 20 color-coded identification groups based on similar physical or behavioral characteristics. Multiple photographs for many species show variations in color and markings, life cycle phases and gender. Accompanying species accounts include common and scientific names, family, size, visual descriptions, geographical ranges and distinctive characteristics, making the visual identification of a particular species easier than ever before.

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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 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 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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