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Britain’s Birds: An Identification Guide to the Birds of Britain and Ireland (WILDGuides)

£17.95

Britain’s Birds will be enjoyed and valued by everyone, from beginner to experienced birder. One of the most comprehensive, up-to-date and practical bird books of modern times, it features an unrivalled selection of photographs showing all the plumages you are likely to see. Focusing on identification, and containing maps, facts and figures on numbers and distributions, this breakthrough publication was devised by a team of lifelong birdwatchers, all with many years’ experience of showing people birds and producing user-friendly field guides.

  • Comprehensive coverage of every bird recorded in Britain and Ireland
  • The only photographic guide to show all plumages likely to be encountered
  • More than 2,700 superb colour photographs carefully selected to show key identification features
  • Detailed guidance to help you identify any bird you see
  • Latest information on status, population, distribution and conservation designations

Collins BTO Guide to British Birds (PB)

£19.99

Collins have paired up with the respected British Trust for Ornithology, bringing together the most authoritative and up-to-date information in this new field guide to the common birds of Britain and Ireland.

Collins BTO Guide to Rare British Birds (PB)

£24.99

In a unique new collaboration, Collins have paired up with the respected British Trust for Ornithology, bringing together the most authoritative and up-to-date information in this new field guide to the rare birds of Britain and Ireland.

Birds: ID Insights Identifying the More Difficult Birds of Britain (HB)

£16.99

Birds: ID Insights is ideal for birders of all levels. Its unique layout, comparing the plumages of similar pairs and groups of species, makes it perfect for identifying the more difficult birds found in Britain and other parts of north-west Europe. It has more images showing how to age birds than any comparable guide, and its handy compact size makes it practical for taking out into the field.

Birds of Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East: A Photographic Guide (PB)

£24.95

The first comprehensive field guide to every bird species in Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East Birds of Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East is the first comprehensive pocket-sized photographic field guide to every bird species in Europe–this includes winter visitors and common migrants but also all rarities to the region, even if they have been recorded only once.

Gulls of Europe, Asia and North America (HB)

£50.00

The standard text on the identification of the northern hemisphere’s gulls, this book covers the plumage variation through age and subspecies of all 80 species in the region. With exhaustive coverage, detailed maps, and superb plates and photos, this book remains the definitive work on these birds, which represent the trickiest of all ID challenges.

 

The Helm Guide to Bird Identification (PB)

£25.00

This book covers difficult identification issues by looking at tricky species pairs or groups of birds, and comparing and contrasting their respective features. Designed as a field companion, it supplements the standard field guides and provides much additional information. As well as detailed texts, the books include extensive illustrations of all relevant ages and plummages of the species concerned.

Wildfowl of Europe, Asia and North America (HB)

£35.00

This new identification guide provides an unrivalled level of detail and a wealthof information and illustrations. It will be an essential reference for anyone interested in the ducks, geese and swans of Eurasia and North America.

 

Shorebirds of the Northern Hemisphere (PB)

£35.00

Shorebirds are a very popular group of birds among birders of all standards, though their identification is often a challenge. Covering all the species of the northern hemisphere, this new photographic guide provides all the information a birder will need at a glance. Lavishly illustrated with colour photography by the author, Shorebirds of the Northern Hemisphere focuses on specific and subspecific separation and on ageing to provide a complete identification resource.

Waders of Europe (HB)

£40.00

Waders are truly spectacular members of our avifauna, especially along coasts and in wetlands during the spring and autumn migration periods, when members of several species may form dramatic flocks that wheel and turn in flight.

Collins Bird Guide

£19.99

With expanded text and additional colour illustrations, the second edition of the hugely successful Collins Bird Guide is a must for every birdwatcher.

The book provides all the information needed to identify any species at any time of the year, covering size, habitat, range, identification and voice. Accompanying every species entry is a distribution map and illustrations showing the species in all the major plumages (male, female, immature, in flight, at rest, feeding: whatever is important).

In addition, each group of birds includes an introduction which covers the major problems involved in identifying or observing them: how to organise a sea watching trip, how to separate birds of prey in flight, which duck hybrids can be confused with which main species. These and many other common birdwatching questions are answered.

The combination of definitive text, up-to-date distribution maps and superb illustrations, all in a single volume, makes this book the ultimate field guide, essential on every bookshelf and birdwatching trip.